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Your Complete Guide to the FLSA

KnowledgeCity

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) came to be in 1938 to protect workers from unfair work practices and is specifically designed for organizations that conduct interstate business. The act requires employers to pay a federal minimum wage to employees, pay overtime for more than 40 hours worked per week and follow child labor regulations. Who is Subject to the FLSA? The business and its employees must be located in the United States.

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Everything You Need To Know About Mandatory Employee Training Programs

Coggno

All employers should adequately train their employees to maintain a productive and safe workplace. This article will look at mandatory employee training by the state and additional recommended training, ensuring that your company remains compliant when it comes to safety and staff training.

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Invest in your business, invest in your staff

Yarno

It’s about the benefits of workplace training, so obviously it turned up on our radar. We didn’t just read the article, however, we also decided to delve into to hard facts and stats on the actual relationship between investment in staff training, and the overall benefits to the business. Read on below… The current retail context Times, as ever, are tough. And all businesses have one huge cost looming over them: staff. an hour.

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Your WordPress LMS Freelance Business Transformation with Matt Inglot

LifterLMS

Learn about how you can build your WordPress LMS freelance business transformation with Matt Inglot in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Matt is from the podcast Freelance Transformation where he helps freelancers find higher paying clients and projects while removing the stress from the process. After years of working in the space Matt became very good at building sites, and he was making a lot of money.

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The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

” Who knew that years later, this quote would become a battle cry for what I see happening in the LMS market? Recently, the concept of corporate learning ecosystems has grown increasingly popular — and with good reason. Imagine creating a dynamic, intelligent learning infrastructure that engages your far-flung workforce, wherever those individuals may be. In a recent post, I outlined the emerging practice of LMS augmentation. 2) Learning Experience.

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Amazon Decides to Split HQ2 to Handle Tech Talent Shortages

KnowledgeCity

Amazon suggested that it could spend more than $5 billion on its HQ2 during the next 17 years with operations matching its original headquarters in Seattle. However, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that the online behemoth is backing out of its massively hyped HQ2 investment that had city and state leaders going to any lengths to secure the chance of having Amazon call their metropolis its second home. Kolko told The Journal. “If

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How to Brighten Your Corporate Training and Avoid It Become a Boring Training

Your Training Edge

The principal target of every such studying session is to improve professional skills of employees, which consequently boosts productiveness of organization as a whole. When a company orders training, they do expect that it will improve their workers’ skills and knowledge, but will not tell you how you should organize the studying process to make it efficient. Being a real expert in the domain, you must thoroughly create your presentation. Top learned concepts.

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Reinforce Learning Through Storytelling

Mindflash

Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin. Trainers bring a full tool box to reinforce content: small group work, role plays and a myriad of experiential learning techniques. It’s really hard to monitor a role play across the range of formats for delivering training today. In any format the best trainers connect the audience to the topic by sharing great stories. Each effectively feeds the other. It’s in the News.

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How Education Entrepreneurs Can Transcend a Crazy Busy Lifestyle with Executive Career and Mindset Coach Elizabeth Pearson

LifterLMS

Learn how education entrepreneurs can transcend a crazy busy lifestyle with executive career and mindset coach Elizabeth Pearson in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Elizabeth speaks to her passion about helping women get unstuck and uncover the limiting beliefs that hold them back from getting promotions and tapping into their true passions. LMScast is the number one podcast for course creators just like you. Enjoy the show.

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Interview: Jeff Fermin at Officevibe

Mindflash

The company’s mission is ambitious: “to help people grow and gain motivation to succeed in the office, make healthy lifestyle choices, create an eco-friendly workplace, give back to philanthropic causes, and have them collaborate with their colleagues in and out of the office.” We spoke with Fermin, who heads up marketing and business development at Officevibe, about trends in office culture and eLearning. They just show up and go through the motions.

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8 Advantages to Hiring Your Team Internationally

Your Training Edge

A British study from the National Institute for Economic and Social Research says hiring your team internationally allows your business to become more efficient! You can worry about the skilled workers in your own country all you want but you can’t refute the claims of a government-backed study. We live in a society where the labor market has increasingly become international. International Teams Are Easier on the Pocket. Did you know?

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Am I Eligible for the FMLA?

KnowledgeCity

What are your employees’ rights and responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act? This post will explore these questions and address any concerns you may have about the FMLA. What Is The FMLA? The Family and Medical Leave Act was enacted in 1993 to allow eligible employees to take unpaid leave for certain medical and family medical reasons. When eligible under the FMLA, employees can take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for specific family and health reasons.

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Why Self-Paced Learning is Key to Successful L&D

Kea

The fourth industrial revolution is very different from the first. That was when employees would work for 12 to 16 hours a day, under dangerous and dirty working conditions, with the sun as the only source of light. The pay wasn’t even sufficient to meet their basic needs, while wages for women was one-third of that for men. Today, the work environment is all about learning, growth and self-actualization, at least in terms of one’s career.

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Selling Courses Online – $0 to $13,000 / Month

Academy of Mine

We’re often asked “how much money can you make selling courses online “? However, we thought it would be helpful to outline the progress that one of our clients made over the years. They spent the time to develop a high quality course content and they spent a long time promoting the course. The client has provided their metrics for us, but they wish to remain anonymous. All we can say is that they offer courses in the creative field.

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How to save $17,568 using Free Online Courses to automate your marketing

Wyzed

In today’s post we’re going to show you in detail how Nudge Coach (a digital coaching and health tracking platform) are using Free Online Courses to automate 14.6 Nudge Coach Co-founder, Phil Beene, had this to say… “Creating a simple online course with Wyzed has allowed us to literally put the top half of our sales process on autopilot. ” We’ve never been more scaleable” This post covers the exact steps Nudge Coach took to implement this system.

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How to save $17,568 using Free Online Courses to automate your marketing

Wyzed

In today’s post we’re going to show you in detail how Nudge Coach (a digital coaching and health tracking platform) are using Free Online Courses to automate 14.6 Nudge Coach Co-founder, Phil Beene, had this to say… “Creating a simple online course with Wyzed has allowed us to literally put the top half of our sales process on autopilot. ” We’ve never been more scaleable” This post covers the exact steps Nudge Coach took to implement this system.

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How to save $17,568 using Free Online Courses to automate your marketing

Wyzed

In today’s post we’re going to show you in detail how Nudge Coach (a digital coaching and health tracking platform) are using Free Online Courses to automate 14.6 Nudge Coach Co-founder, Phil Beene, had this to say… “Creating a simple online course with Wyzed has allowed us to literally put the top half of our sales process on autopilot. ” We’ve never been more scaleable” This post covers the exact steps Nudge Coach took to implement this system.

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Amazon Goes Big with $700 Million Reskilling Pledge

CLO Magazine

Amazon announced on Thursday it will spend $700 million to retrain and develop its employees over the next six years. Upskilling 2025, as Amazon calls the program, will invest in programs to retrain 100,000 employees across the company’s nationwide network of locations, spanning corporate offices and technology centers, warehouses, retail stores and transportation hubs. Ardine Williams, a vice president of people operations, did speak on the record to other news outlets.

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How to Run a Profitable WordPress LMS Agency with Marcel Petitpas from Parakeeto

LifterLMS

Learn how to run a profitable WordPress LMS agency with Marcel Petitpas from Parakeeto in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Many people forget about the cost of earning their revenue when they add a service component to their business. Enjoy the show.

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The future of work: 5 key trends for the next 10 years

Edume

The rise of the gig economy in the last decade led to a rise in the number of people working on a project-by-project basis. Project-based work appeals - in part - because of the flexibility it offers ( 43% of remote workers reported flexibility was the greatest advantage of remote work). Another alluring attribute is the prospect of becoming self-governing. The gig employee knows why project-based work is attractive. Every year in the U.S.,

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Sharing the Simple Life Transformation Through Courses, Books, and More with Veteran Gary Collins

LifterLMS

Sharing the simple life transformation through courses, books, and more with veteran Gary Collins in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Gary specializes in helping people start with lifestyle developments relating to off-grid living, minimalism, RV living, and optimal health. He eventually adapted, earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, and went on to become a federal agent working for the government. 15 an hour.

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Putting the Future of Work in a Global Context

General Assembly

Six countries’ skill-building programs and policy initiatives in the age of automation. It’s undergoing a seismic shift that, according to the McKinsey Global Institute, “is happening ten times faster and at 300 times the scale, or roughly 3,000 times the impact” compared to the Industrial Revolution. In the U.S., despite surging stocks and historic GDP growth, people’s incomes and wages haven’t kept up and income inequality continues to accelerate.

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The Difference Between Good and Great Managers

Everwise

If Hollywood and the humdrum of our everyday lives have taught us anything, it’s that bad bosses far outnumber the good ones. For the past 15 years, similar polls have found that less than one-third of Americans say they are engaged at work – and a lot of that comes down to their manager. And, more importantly, what separates the beyond awful from the good, and the good from the great? Who is the type of person that employees want to work for?

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Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

It’s a busy time of year. The onset of fall has a funny way of drawing our attention to how quickly the year is whizzing by, and invariably we’re playing catch-up. Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 11AM – 12PM PT: 9 Things You're Doing Wrong with Video (Free for ATD members) Video has become the de facto medium for delivering employee training at scale. In this webcast, you’ll learn: Three best practices for creating new videos. According to the U.S.

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Big Niches and Creating an Ecosystem Around Your Tribe with Avery White of Third Person Creative

LifterLMS

Avery shares his story of how he went from a degree in computer engineering to running an online ecosystem of artists and an education platform online. Avery is living abroad in Thailand and has created a large ecosystem online of artists and creators from all different media formats and forms of expression. Storytelling through media can be a powerful way to convey a point and share information. Welcome to the show, Avery. The blog is targeted at creatives.

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