The Art of Business Writing

Your Training Edge

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of business writing? Business used to be done face to face. Clients sought out the business they wanted using either the phone book or through word of mouth, and they showed up at the door. Make It Easy to Read and Scan.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Hiring Women in 1943. You Go, Girl!

Learning Visions

Its certainly good for a laugh on a busy morning. A client sent this scanned page to me this morning. Given the female employee a definite day-long schedule of duties so that theyll keep busy without bothering the management for instructions every few minutes.

Business applications of Twitter

E-Learning Provocateur

I had the privilege of facilitating one of the breakout sessions, which focused on the business applications of Twitter. In a nutshell, I see the business applications of Twitter falling into three main categories: 1. Scanning.

How to Build a Sustainable Video Marketing Strategy For Your Business


Integrating a short clip to grab your audience’s attention or adding a video to pitch an idea are part of most business toolkits. Target your audience, scan through blogs, and view other videos and content related to your topics. Uncategorized Applications Business

10 Tools and Services For Successful Business Presentations

Your Training Edge

Presentations and communicating ideas through attractive slideshows has become a necessary element of almost any successful business. And the effectiveness of a business presentation is determined by its style, design, structure and overall attractiveness.

Choosing Software for your Business: A Buyer’s Guide


As our business grows, there’s always a team or two trying to find new software. Teams trying to find business software (in their case an LMS ) that optimizes their processes. How to choose software for your business. Where to find business software?

Channel Learning and Business Success: Can Your LMS Connect the Dots?

Talented Learning

One of the best things about being a learning technology analyst is that I get to meet so many smart, passionate people who are pushing the boundaries of the LMS and business success as we know it. Everyone pulls out their phone and I scan each one so I can give them credit for participating.

What Social Selling Can Do for Your eLearning Business

eLearning Brothers

Learning to establish your personal brand through authentic relationships with your followers can be the X-factor that transforms your business from meh to yeah. LinkedIn: Get busy on LinkedIn. Don’t just lurk around observing other people’s actions – get busy connecting.

Creating Multilingual Online Courses is Important for Business Global Outreach


This is exactly where the online training platforms such as ProProfs Training Maker can make a huge contribution towards helping companies achieve business objectives economically. Employing local people only help such global brands to carry out their localized business smoothly.

Hire an eLearning Consultant

Web Courseworks

Starting an online learning business is not a walk in the park. Who is managing the content being developed for your business? These are a few of the many questions you will need to know as you enter the learning business world. Environment Scan.

How Small Businesses Are Using Video to Grow Quickly

KZO Innovations

Many small businesses still shy away from creating online video, worried they don’t have the time, money, or expertise. Even if your small business doesn’t have the marketing budget that allows for big video productions or doesn’t have anyone on staff that specializes in video, you can still create compelling messages through video that effectively resonate with your target audience. Here, we’ll describe key strategies for small companies looking to grow business with video.

Can On-the-Job Training Make Up for the Failures of Business Education?


Sensibly enough, companies hire students with business degrees because they expect them to have learned the fundamental skills needed to succeed in corporate life in college — but do they? Not if a recent anti-business school feeding frenzy in the media can be believed.

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How to Attract a Loyal Learning Audience, Even on a Tight Budget

Talented Learning

But if you sell educational content , you know this kind of wishful thinking won’t grow your business. Marketing: The Instructional Business Blind Spot. Both require you to: Define objectives that align with business goals. “If you build it, they will come.”

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Digital (Learning) Readiness: A Call for L&D Action

Learning Wire

Digitization is seriously challenging today’s business world and the way we live, work and relate to one another. The pace of technological change is accelerating and disrupts our current business models (although creating new inspiring ones). Digital Learning Readiness scan.

How to Use QR Codes in Corporate Training

Bottom-Line Performance

Or maybe you have noticed them slapped on billboards that you could not possibly have time to stop and scan. They can be easily generated using numerous free online services and easily scanned with one of many free QR readers out there.

Developing An Effective Mobile Learning Strategy Via Robust Learning Management Systems


Today, it is crucial for employees to equip with the right kind of tools and competency to drive lucrative business outcomes. For instance, a worker can scan the QR code on his mobile phone to pull up information about a specific equipment.

Extended Enterprise Compliance: Mapping the Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Insurance and Procurement Records – Proof of minimum and mandatory insurance coverage , as well as other hiring-related documents such as W-9 tax forms, business licenses and special certifications for veterans, minorities and other relevant affiliations.

Landing That First Job After College


In fact, 44 percent of businesses CareerBuilder surveyed are looking for full-time employees. About 90 percent of companies now use applicant tracking system (ATS) software to scan resumes for pre-selected keywords and concepts.

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Using Automated Recruiting to Improve the Hiring Process


Consequently, large companies have turned to automated recruiting to save time and money, allowing recruiters to attend to other company business. The automated recruiter instantaneously scans the submitted resume for necessary skill-set keywords the company is targeting as important. If they are currently working or have a busy schedule, being able to record answers to questions on their own time gives them far more flexibility.

The Science of Connection

CLO Magazine

And we can leverage that insight to build trusted business relationships, both internally and externally. The Relationships Business. Once you’ve established the connection, your next order of business is, strangely enough, not to do business.

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Apply Design Thinking to Story-based eLearning - Tip #180

Vignettes Learning

Have you ever had an MRI or CT scan? Now imagine a child going through that same scan. The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh used to sedate children under 9 years when they came for an MRI scan. He realized that the scanning environment simply didn’t work for the young patients.

What Happens In Your Brain When You Hear A Good Story


Brain scans and blood samples were taken. Uncategorized Applications Education Business . Imagine someone is explaining the solution to a problem, but instead of explaining the problem and its solution as bulleted points, they reveal the problem and its solution as part of a story, complete with characters and dramatic arc.

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Take Learning to the Next Level

CLO Magazine

Some businesses face unique challenges when it comes to delivering effective L&D, with workforces that can often feel disconnected from traditional e-learning programs.

Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

almost 4 in 10 organizations will rely exclusively on BYOD by 2016, and 85 percent of businesses will have some kind of BYOD program in place by 2020. When the worker scans the object in front of him, the app uses the device’s camera to ‘understand’ it.

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4 Exciting Recruiting Trends In 2018 [Infographic]

Jane Hart

The strong economy appears to be driving most of this demand: 56% of employers are hiring to support business growth and only 13% are hiring to backfill.

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AR & VR – The Next Big Trend In E-Learning


Businesses of all sizes are realizing the true potential of AR and VR, leading to its increased curiosity and adoption among the modern workforce. When we think of booming our business in today’s digital world, it is significant to make the best use of technology wherever possible.

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Time Spent on Blogging

Tony Karrer

is how much time I spend on blog reading and writing and how anyone can work that into their already too busy life. Some quick thoughts - Scanning Activity Replaced I likely spend an average of 30-45 minutes per day reading/writing that is part of what I call "scanning" which is staying up to speed on what's going on. Blog reading and writing as part of scanning has been a replacement of other activities that I used to do - reading magazines and books.

Learnnovators Wins GOLD @ Brandon Hall Excellence Awards


If users want to understand the entire commissioning process, they could scan all the QR codes provided in the reference card in sequence and do so. Apps for scanning QR codes, playing videos and viewing PDF files. Three business metrics had been identified based on MTAB’s pain points.

Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

New Year is coming and we all are at the edge of planning and redefining a lot of things, so do the businesses and their learning departments. Bryant’s business career has been based on his results-oriented style of empowering the individual.

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Mobile App Trends for 2018

Origin Learning

Apps that integrate Blockchain and allow businesses to combine the technology with their existing products/technology will gain traction. Over the past two years, the number of vulnerability scans directed at IoT devices has increased 458 percent.

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Card tricks

Jay Cross

I’m jettisoning six years of business cards. Back in the push era, I scanned cards and maintained a mailing list. I bet cards are the last dead-tree artifacts to disappear from the business scene. So many people I met once and never saw again.

How We Cracked the QR Code

Bottom-Line Performance

Participants split up into teams of two and three and used QR readers on their smart phones to scan clues all over the library. If they are too busy trying to rush to the next clue, they may not get all of the benefits from the experience.

100+ Learning, Design & Technology Resources to Help You Get Sh*t Done

Mike Taylor

Chartify is a chart maker for busy people. Sort of seems like a Canva for business documents. – Simple, free, fully responsive one-page sites for portfolios, businesses, or pretty much anything. Adobe Scan – Get rid of those piles of paper on your desk or the junk in your wallet. The free Adobe Scan app works on your mobile device, scans documents into PDFs, and automatically recognizes text.

5 Defining Characteristics of a “Next Gen” LCMS


A traditional LCMS solves a lot of business problems: Makes it easier to find source files. That’s because today’s modern learner demands more — and so do modern content management and business intelligence teams.


Must-have skills for User Experience (UX) design in eLearning


Scan, scan, scan. Another important discovery in terms of UX design in eLearning is that learners will scan the content more than they will read it. Implement performance-support solutions to improve business outcomes.

Leveraging AR to Improve Employee Engagement

Origin Learning

Download the app from here and scan the image embedded below to experience a fascinating learning journey. Such organizations retain good talent and gain the trust of their employees who are aligned to the organization’s business plans.

How to Assess the Talent in Your Organization


Any human resources professional worth their salt knows that the business world is full of CEOs who publicly tout the importance of a talented, innovative workforce. But more and more, these older notions are getting turned on their head.These days, there are other metrics, such as skills testing and cognitive assessments, that may better predict an employee’s chances of success within the organization.Some traits to scan for: Spot Influencers —Take the influence phenomenon, for instance.