GM Spent Double What Job Cuts Will Save on Stock Buybacks

KnowledgeCity

billion on stock buybacks to artificially inflate stock value since 2015. Wall Street’s response was enormously positive, shooting GM stock prices up nearly 5 percent. billion since 2015 on its own stock buybacks, it seems like the move was entirely preventable if the company had focused on real profit growth rather than artificially raising its stock prices by reducing the number of shares on the market. GM Stock Buybacks.

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Freebie Friday: 3 Stock Video Templates

eLearning Brothers

For that reason, we are adding three dynamic stock video templates to our free library for a limited time. The Business. The post Freebie Friday: 3 Stock Video Templates appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

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eLearning Stock Asset Library vs. eLearning Template Library

eLearning Brothers

We offer two separate library subscriptions — eLearning Stock and eLearning Templates. Here is some clarification on the contents of these two libraries: The eLearning Stock Asset Library.

What's Wrong with Traditional Stock Photography Sources for eLearning

Tony Karrer

Back in 2007, I provided a long list of sources of stock photography for eLearning. And there are lots of other posts available on eLearning Learning Stock Photography. But I really missed something important: traditional stock photo sources are often a pain for eLearning.

100+ Free Stock Photos for Use in E-Learning!

Ashley Chiasson

Screencast April has been a bit of a flop, but for good reason – business has been booming! 100+ Free Stock Photos for Use in E-learning. What I thought I would do is put together a FREE download of 100+ stock photos that you can use in a variety of e-learning contexts.

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Even More Free Stock Images for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Apparently, the internet can’t get enough of free stock images as it seems there are new sites popping up every day. Free Stock Images for E-Learning Resources. This saves a bunch of time because you don’t need to visit every single free stock image site.

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A Dozen Free Stock Video Sites for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Examples of Free Stock Video Courses. Great use of stock video throughout. Find Free Stock Videos. One of the first questions that comes up is where to get free stock videos. And don’t forget about all of the free stock photo sites we covered earlier.

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A Complete List of Free Stock Image Sites for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

The Internet is rife with free things, especially free stock image sites. However, there are usually three main issues with the free stock image sites: The free stock images aren’t really free. The free stock image sites are only there to point to for-pay stock image sites.

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Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/24/2010 Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning As an e-Learning developer I had to invest a lot of time to find images for my e-Learning projects.

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Stock photos for your online store or next marketing campaign

Firmwater

Most of our customers are entrepreneurs that are building a strong business from the ground up. BURST is a stock photo platform with high-quality images that are available free of charge under the Creative Commons Zero license.

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Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

MorgueFile.com offers stock photographs in high resolution digital. The term "morgue file" is popular in the newspaper business to describe the file that holds past issues flats. Stock Exchange offers high quality images taken around the world by amateur photographers. TurboPhoto provides free stock images from 10 categories all of which are in the public domain.

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How Natural Disasters Impact Businesses

Avilar

Businesses spend so much time worrying about what they can change that they often don’t think about how they’ll deal with what they can’t change. These are questions of which businesses may be vaguely aware, but not every business spends enough time thinking about how it would answer them.

10 Sure-Fire Tips for Creating Your Own Stock Photos

Rapid eLearning

Going to a stock image site and looking for just the right pictures can be very time-consuming and a drain on your limited resources. Why not create your own stock images?

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Taking Stock and Making Choices: Working from home and other such stuff

ID Reflections

Mostly, business as usual at work and crisis situations at home took my time and attention. As a practitioner in the adult learning and development space with specific interests in social business and community management, knowledge management, capability building and organizational development, I have started tapping into different online communities where I can “meet” practitioners. I have come back to blogging after a hiatus of almost 5 months.

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eLearning Brothers Acquisition of eLearningImages.com Expands the Planet’s Largest eLearning Image Library

eLearning Brothers

The purchase adds images to the retail, business, professional services, medical and industrial lines.

Stock Boy to Tech Mogul: The First Jobs of Tech Billionaires

Mindflash

For many tech billionaires, the pleasures of easy money, private jets, and business empires was a distant dream when they landed their first job. Many of these billionaires started off small and worked their way up the entrepreneurial ladder. Click image to enlarge).

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Business Rules, Simplified

Marcia Conner

Dave sent them out quarterly through email entitled, “Dave’s Rules of Business Behavior.” Dave’s Rules of Business Behavior. Business Rule #1. Yes, I’ve been associated with this Business Rule from the early days of. Business Rule #2.

Going About Your Business Lectora Templates

eLearning Brothers

A big part of the eLearning market lies in business training materials. It’s important to make the layout of any eLearning course interesting to look at, but in the case of many business courses, they also need to have a bit of class and sophistication. Business 01.

126 eLearning Templates for Lectora Online V2.0

eLearning Brothers

There are categories of business, students, casual, servers, children, industrial, athletic, medical and more. Good news came yesterday as the new Lectora Online V2.0 update became available. The V2.0 update comes with tons of new features.

Where to get high-quality, low-cost photos for your eLearning projects

Adobe Captivate

The site lets photographers submit their photos who hope to get further (paid) business due to exposure on the site. Blog Design eLearning blog content design dear instructional designer free photos free stock photography freelance instructional design instructional_design stock photography

Business of Learning

Tony Karrer

While increasing amount of concept work and the pace of change puts a premium on learning, the business of learning faces an incredibly difficult time. In the past few weeks, I've had some really eye-opening conversations about the state of Learning as a Business.

10 Reasons to Use Illustrations Instead of Stock Photography in Learning

eLearningMind

The grinning woman eating a salad; the perfectly multicultural meeting; the man with a headset: these are the standards for stock photography. And while it definitely has its place, stock photography isn’t the gold standard when it comes to learning. Animation and illustration are far more versatile when compared to the sometimes-stiff, always impersonal stock photo. A stock photo can’t really convey things like nonverbal communication or reactions to different scenarios.

eLearning Brothers Revamps the Free eLearning Library

eLearning Brothers

Over the past few days, we at eLearning Brothers have completely refreshed our Free Library with over 95 new templates, stock assets, custom resources, and even a course from our new Customizable Courseware offering. We all love free stuff, especially when it can be put to good use!

10 Reasons Why You Should Pay For Stock Photos

The eLearning Coach

Stock photos and illustrations won’t solve all your graphic needs but there are a lot of uses for them in online learning. Unless you always shoot your own photos, the question is whether you should pay for stock photos and illustrations or use one of the free services.

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Trust, Tacit Knowledge and Social Business

ID Reflections

With complexity,chaos and constant change taking over and becoming the norm, we can expectcodified knowledge stocks to have a shorter shelf-life. Enter social business! Even as organizations invest in social platforms to conducttheir day to day to business, online communities are taking over real worldteams. social_business tacit Knowledge Management Tacit knowledge Knowledge Flow John Hagel

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Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Bottom-Line Performance

This is a great supplement to your current stock photography and character sites. While it’s probably not a replacement, it could save time and money through quick integration while developing (less task switching) and could help reduce subscription needs on other stock sites.

Stocking fillers for e-learning enthusiasts

Clive on Learning

In 2007 I got to read and report back on a whole range of interesting books, articles and reports.

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137 Templates of eLearning Love

eLearning Brothers

Casino Challenge, Home Run Challenge, Big Business Challenge, and Race for the Treasure are really fun concepts we hope you enjoy. Stock Graphics – The new caution sign stock graphics are also very useful. New Stock Graphic Icons!

Our Favorite Gifts for Event Professionals

Adobe Captivate

When picking gifts for event professionals keep in mind these individuals are busy, stressed, and usually have a higher taste for things. Need a stocking stuffer for your favorite event prof? Gifts for event professionals can be hard to choose.

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What can Hollywood teach you about making your Elearning AWESOME?

eLearning Brothers

As this trend toward corporate culture as the business catalyst gains traction, we should take as many cues from Hollywood as possible to make our eLearning as engaging and immersive as the AVE of a tent-pole summer movie. What can Hollywood teach you about making your eLearning AWESOME?

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3 Hidden Tools of the eLearning Template Library

eLearning Brothers

Simply click the “Download Again” link on the far right, and you’re back in business. Cutout Video People eLearning eLearning Template Library Our Favorites Products/Reviews Resources Stock Images Templates

16 Metrics of Healthy Customer Service-Oriented Businesses: Part Three

Inkling

Today, we’ll focus on the retail industry and conclude our series by reviewing six retail store metrics to evaluate a business’ health. Ensure your top-selling items are always well-stocked, and you might consider adding to the category with companion items or upgraded options. If your units per transaction are rising but your sales total is not, customers are likely stocking up on sale items without contributing to your bottom- line.

When Social means Business …

Learning Cafe

While here in Australia social media is still something of a speculative direction for businesses – we are the fourth slowest adopters of social media for business – overseas it is already becoming part of mainstream business processes. Businesses are going social. And social means business. These ‘sentiment’ indicators help traders analyse what people are saying about stock and whether to invest.

Taking Your Training Business Global

rapidLD

Taking Your Training Business Global. This will most definitely add a degree of complexity to your Training Business. At a high-level, to get started you will need to take stock of your training organization’s delivery, pricing & support capabilities.

How to Convince Higher Ups That “Fun” eLearning Is Good Business

Bottom-Line Performance

They are excited and inspired, but worried about convincing stakeholders in their organizations that a fresh, fun approach really makes good business sense. Making the Business Case.

Helpful Tools, Ideas and Templates for the Busy eLearning Designer

SHIFT eLearning

We know busy eLearning professionals want to know all about trying to maximize their time to address the many competing and yet vitally important priorities in front of them. Get better stock photos with Death To The Stock Photo and PlaceIt.

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Omni-channel is an opportunity for L&D to renew its business value

Axonify

The rise of omni-channel presents workplace learning teams with an opportunity to renew their value to the business. In addition, stock-outs should be almost extinct in an omni-channel setting given the extended inventory reach. An omni-channel strategy provides the business with great flexibility when it comes to timely product and pricing offers. The post Omni-channel is an opportunity for L&D to renew its business value appeared first on Axonify.