From Hourly to Anywhere

CLO Magazine

Companies have been providing employees with financial support to pursue advanced training and expand their company-relevant skills for decades. But Amazon, the e-commerce giant that generated $178 billion in revenue last year according to MarketWatch, is taking a different approach.

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. Who is Subject to the FLSA? The business and its employees must be located in the United States.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

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. Read on below… The current retail context Times, as ever, are tough. And all businesses have one huge cost looming over them: staff. Wage costs are humongous. an hour.

Cost 52

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. Once people purchase the program they don’t have a need to purchase again or renew anything.

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

Is Your Training Transferring to the Workplace?

KnowledgeCity

As companies rely more and more on their team’s knowledge, skills and abilities; we must ask: How well is your training transferring to the workplace? The True Cost of Training and Development. How do you measure the success of the training?

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. Being a real expert in the domain, you must thoroughly create your presentation. Classroom interactive training ideas.

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. LMScast is the number one podcast for course creators just like you.

Corporate Tax Cut: What It Means for L&D

CLO Magazine

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December 2017 is the biggest one-time corporate tax rate reduction in U.S. The rate dropped from 35 percent to 21 percent, leaving major corporations with money to spend. million training budget.

Poll 61

A Paycheck Away, Our Learning Game For Change, Was a Game Changer

Bottom-Line Performance

We hosted a public game play session of “A Paycheck Away” as part of the Spirit and Place Festival last Friday, November 9th. You see, a major component of the A Paycheck Away experience is discussion that happens before and after the game. Contact us to learn more.

Games 288

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.

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 FMLA only applies to certain employees. According to the U.S.

Why is Compliance so Hard? And Why it Doesn’t Have to Be!

Enyota Learning

For large organizations with a distributed workforce, compliance training is a key focus area. This is necessary to ensure employees are educated on the laws, regulations, and policies that apply to their day-to-day job responsibilities. Compliance training is essential for several reasons - to ensure compliance that drives better process adherence and performance, to avoid legal liability for violations, and to add business value and ensure competitive advantage.

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! We live in a society where the labor market has increasingly become international. Grateful for Dirty Jobs.

Teams 141

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.”

Top 14 Workplace Characteristics Employees Value

KnowledgeCity

Do you like your job? According to Forbes , 53 percent of workers are unhappy in their current jobs. That’s more than half the workforce who wish they were somewhere else every single day, doing something different. But, where are employers missing the mark?

Poll 63

Are you training your remote workforce? 67% say they want more.

TalentLMS

A 2015 study by Stanford University pointed out the benefits of employees working remotely — such as less time spent commuting, lower costs, and greater autonomy. Over the years, experts have given advice on how to be more productive at home, and on remote work trends.

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.

Why Compliance is so Hard? And Why It Doesn’t Have to Be?

Enyota Learning

For large organizations with a distributed workforce, compliance training is a key focus area. This is necessary to ensure employees are educated on the laws, regulations, and policies that apply to their day-to-day job responsibilities. Compliance training is essential for several reasons - to ensure compliance that drives better process adherence and performance, to avoid legal liability for violations, and to add business value and ensure competitive advantage.

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. With nearly 300,000 employees and a market cap of almost $1 trillion, Seattle-based Amazon is one of the largest employers in the United States.

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 ” We’ve never been more scaleable” This post covers the exact steps Nudge Coach took to implement this system.

In-House Upskilling: Is Amazon’s Strategy a Smart Move?

Talented Learning

EDITOR’S NOTE: Because extended enterprise learning involves multiple disciplines, we sometimes ask other experts to share their insights. Is Corporate Learning Ready to Fill the Skills Gap? The concept seems straightforward enough. The scope of this initiative is huge.

What It Takes To Be a Mall Santa

Mindflash

Thousands of malls around the United States are packed with professional Santas — jolly, reliable Santa Claus stand-ins who entertain children and families between now and December 25. So what does it take to succeed in the business? Job Requirements.

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. Another alluring attribute is the prospect of becoming self-governing. The gig employee knows why project-based work is attractive.

Seismic Shifts in Hiring

CLO Magazine

Fully 86 percent of tech hiring managers and recruiters surveyed by Indeed say finding qualified talent to be a challenge, and more than half admit to hiring people who don’t meet job requirements out of desperation to fill these roles. Paid to learn.

Putting the Future of Work in a Global Context

General Assembly

Six countries’ skill-building programs and policy initiatives in the age of automation. 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. Source: The Economist Intelligence Unit.

Apprenticeships in the U.S. by the Numbers [Infographic]

Pract.us

With a growing skills gap and increase in technical knowledge required for today’s jobs, companies are looking for better ways to find qualified employees. Some are developing apprenticeship programs in which employees learn while they earn. The benefits for apprentices.

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. He had an expensive house at the time that was killing him, as it cost a lot of money and time to maintain.

The New Face of Apprenticeships

CLO Magazine

Most would associate apprenticeships, a teaching model that combines on-the-job training with classroom instruction, a development strategy for the construction industry. The Ultimate Learning Job. The return is good for employers, too.

How To Retain Top Talent And Reduce Employee Turnover

Bluewater Learning

It’s no secret that the economy is doing well, and with unemployment rates at historic lows, professionals have the choice to stay at their current jobs or search for greener pastures. But what’s the full business impact of this trend?

5 Unlikely Incentives That Help Keep Talent On Board

TalentLMS

This was doubly true for regular companies, meaning ones without boatloads of cash lying around or easy access to VC money to spend in “acquihires”, wages way above market average and ridiculous staff incentives, as “unicorn” startups are known to do.

Help 63

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. In fact a Gallup study of American adults found that half had left a job at some point in their career to get away from an awful manager.

Why You Should Embrace The Gig Economy For Strategic Advantage

EI Design

Embrace the gig economy work structure for a strategic advantage over out-dated workflow practices. The Gig Economy: Gain A Strategic Advantage By Embracing It. As Learning and Development (L&D) makers, we compete for talented employees, their effort, and time. The Problem.

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. In this webcast, you’ll learn: Three best practices for creating new videos. According to the U.S.

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. In the online education space it is important to capture attention and encourage engagement. Welcome to the show, Avery.