Modern Communication in HR: Embrace Digital


Communication has changed a lot over the last few of decades. Between our gradual switch to text messaging instead of calls and instant messaging and social media punctuating our lives in unprecedented ways, human resource departments are facing new challenges.

Don’t Underestimate the Effects of Poor Communication

CLO Magazine

The workplace is increasingly connected, with 24/7 email, instant messaging and phone calls pulling employees into work matters both during and after work hours. The State of (Mis)Communication. Hierarchy impacts communication as well. We all learn how to communicate.

The Shift from Static to Multimedia Communication


In this day and age, people have what seems like infinite ways of communicating with each other but not all communication are created equal. When it comes to your company, have you considered multimedia communication? Ensure a message is received and understood.

Is Multimedia the Most Underrated Tool for Internal Communication?


Utilizing multimedia to communicate your next big L&D idea means that instead of being background noise, your vision competes head-to-head with all the distractions that usually move your communications to the “Other” folder. Instant messages with embedded links, videos, and photos. Being creative with the way that you share your message might mean the difference between real change and just another workplace memo.

Introducing.the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive!

TechSmith Camtasia

We're excited to introduce a fun new project we're working on this month--the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive! For our first week, we asked each business to give us some insight into who they are, what they do, and how screencasting might fit in with some of their goals for the year.

Cisco releases Jabber

Jane Hart

Cisco has just released Cisco Jabber “a unified communications application that brings together presence, instant messaging (IM), voice and video, voice messaging, desktop sharing and conferencing into a single consistent experience across PCs, Macs, tablets and smart phones. Jabber provides a simple way for business workers to easily and securely find the right people, to [.].

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Entrepreneurship Got Plastic Surgery, and it Looks Better: The Changing Business World


With increased accessibility to technology, the entire process of starting and running a business has changed beyond recognition. The death of the business plan. A sound business plan is still vital for companies with many moving parts, and can act as a great organizing tool.

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What You Need to Know About Visuals, Video, and the 2019 Internet Trends Report

TechSmith Camtasia

We are visual learners, so those types of iconic ways of communicating gives us a level of depth and richness that words alone just simply can’t express.” – Vice President of Product Strategy Tony Dunckel. “ How are these trends carrying over to business? Business Featured

Learning not in excess but in nexus!

Origin Learning

Blending the old with the new is centric to achieving positive business outcomes. Environments conducive to the overall development of its people will see positive impact especially with the generation next and millennials set to disrupt the future of business.

Searching for a Higher Purpose

CLO Magazine

While Fierce, a small, growing company, doesn’t have a formal leadership development program, Engle said company leaders and mentors taught her how the business works and gave her a sense of connection to the company.

Managing Remote Employees Effectively


The number one skill managers need to successfully manage remote employees is clear communication. This includes setting clear expectations, as well as frequent, regular communication and using tools to build an inclusive remote culture. Keep communication lines open.

Emoji: Now Appropriate at Work?


Emoji, once reserved for text messages between teenagers, are now seen globally -- even in the workplace. In fact, 76% of US workers admit to using emoji in communication at work. Depending on your company, emoji can be used in office communication or in your brand’s social media.

Manage your training insights and more using an LMS Office 365 Integration in your business


OneDrive for Business. This feature provides shared code to communicate with Office 365, and powers the calendar sync, meaning that users can sync site events, course events, assignment due dates, and their personal LMS calendar to their Outlook calendar.

The Most Important Drivers of Employee Engagement

Your Training Edge

Better communication. Nowadays, when almost all business communication is reduced to emails, memos, and instant messaging, it’s important to make sure that you talk to your employees in person. Interested in marketing, startups and latest business trends.

Make the Case for A Multimedia Solution At Your Company


A multimedia solution is quickly becoming the norm for thriving organizations with 93% of teams seeing a video as essential to communication and 67% of respondents planning to increase their video budget according to a leading internal communication research and training organization.

Why Is Personalized Learning Key to Language Learning?


With communication so key to language learning, it stands to reason that a person’s individual learning style could be linked to their preferred modes of communication. It also shows us how training can fit into our busy professional lives with the maximum impact.

Tips for Working Smarter, Not Harder


Ian Khan, writer for HuffPost Business , doesn’t think so. Schedules time for communicating via technology – If you let it, communicating through email and texting will consume your work time. Vice President, Marketing and Communications.

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eLearning for Medical Representatives

Enyota Learning

Surveys have revealed that while 74% of companies say converting leads into customers is their top priority, 79% of marketing leads never convert into sales and the reason for this poor performance is often the lack of lead nurturing and poor communication on the part of sales reps.

The Work-Life Balance Myth

Tom Spiglanin

E-mail was further increasing the pace of work, by facilitating communication between workers, whether they were down the hall, across the street, or around the world. Not that long ago, making a business call from a unusual location was a novelty.

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3 LMS Must-Have’s to Support Synchronous eLearning


Although, the drawback is that since it takes place in real-time, learners in different time zones or who have busy schedules may have difficulty in readjusting their schedules in order to participate.

Synchronous vs asynchronous elearning


Any learning tool that is in real-time, such as instant messaging that allows students and teachers to ask and answer questions immediately, is synchronous. So it may not be ideal for those who already have busy schedules.

Self-Service Learning – What we need to think about

Connect Thinking

Staff who are confident to communicate digitally with peers whom they may or may not know. YouTube, online forums, Instant messaging etc).

Millennials And Digital Learning: How They’re Going To Help You Improve


Sure, you might hold meetings or brainstorming groups, but for a generation whose phones are used for anything but voice-based communications, traditional collaboration can feel stilted and awkward. Whether it’s a tool like Slack for instant messaging, training forums, or even just a Facebook group for brain dumps, peer-based learning is likely more effective when it takes place in a tech environment.

What is eLearning? Concept, Purpose, Types & Advantages


eLearning caters to both academic and business needs around the world. This method relies on communication means such as video conferencing, webinars, chats, and instant messaging for learning sessions. Instant learning and reference.

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Learning Wire

All of us use their standard communication and collaboration features like comments, posts, instant messaging, group discussion boards, wikis, video chats and so on. Form temporary workgroups to tackle business challenges.

Micro learning – the big wave of mobile education


In our fast-paced, technology driven lives, we are permanently flooded with information and communication. We are busy, we are distracted (even if it often is by cute kittens fighting over fluffy yarn on Facebook) and our attention span is heavily impaired.

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Adobe Captivate

All of us use their standard communication and collaboration features like comments, posts, instant messaging, group discussion boards, wikis, video chats and so on. All of us use it to keep in touch with our friends or for networking with business contacts and often to share our thoughts and opinions. Form temporary workgroups to tackle business challenges. What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning.

Tech Etiquette in the Workplace


From scheduling tools to office instant messaging apps, there’s no denying that we need increasing amounts of technology to make any business run smoothly. The latest tech can help improve your workplace’s productivity and communication, but only if used wisely.

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

EI Design

All of us use their standard communication and collaboration features like comments, posts, instant messaging, group discussion boards, wikis, video chats and so on. Form temporary workgroups to tackle business challenges.

Are You Failing Millennials with Your Performance Management?


Having grown up in the digital “public eye” of social media and instant feedback, they want to always know how they’re doing and what to do next. A simple email, instant message or call is enough to share regular feedback.

Bring Them In: 3 Ways To Onboard Remote Employees


Keeping communication open and timely. ? Communicating priorities and the desired order of tasks to employees clearly. ? Communicating with team members and management. ? Set up convenient but structured communication channels and remote tools. Instant Messaging (e.g.

3 Reasons Curatr Doesn’t Have A Discussion Forum

HT2 Labs

For others that are in the marketplace for a communication tool, this doesn’t fit either. Here content is a by-product of conversation; attachments in instant messages, for example. This was cool as heck – it did a slack-style asynchronous / synchronous style of communication.

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Digitize Instructor-Led Training Sessions To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance

Adobe Captivate

They can define the learning path and integrate all job aids required for training acquisition and eventually its application on the job (thereby establishing a performance gain that businesses want to see). Communicate and collaborate. Instant messaging.

Why You Should Adopt Social Learning

EI Design

Here is why you should adopt social learning, from both learners’ and businesses’ perspectives. All of us use their standard communication and collaboration features like comments, posts, instant messaging, group discussion boards, wikis, video chats, and so on.

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The Future of Mobile in L&D

Growth Engineering

Instant messaging will become a more prominent part of the L&D process (and working life as a whole), letting people find the expert they need to answer any problems they have. The future of mobile learning is sure to change the face of L&D.