A Complete Guide to Microlearning

LearnUpon

If a 30-second video communicates the learning objective better or faster than two paragraphs of text, then that’s the medium to use. The goal is to communicate the learning outcome in the best or most efficient way possible.

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Millennials vs. Generation Z in the Workplace

KnowledgeCity

Millennials also champion work-life balance and flexibility in a job; teamwork and diversity; and using social media to communicate. Dislike of authority figures and authoritarian work environments. Independent thinkers who also enjoy working collaboratively.

Learning Solutions Series: Web Conferencing Solutions Not Just for Meetings Anymore

InsiderHub

Among them are big names such as Cisco’s® Webex® (32.5%), Citrix’s® GoTo™ products (15%), and Microsoft’s® communication tools (11%).

Distance Learning Tips for The Remote Worker

Mindflash

It is estimated that 63 million Americans will work remotely in 2016, which is more than a third of the total workforce. As workplace flexibility becomes more important and technological capacities increase, companies are hiring more telecommuters and allowing more current employees the option to work from home. This new work structure brings with it new challenges for training personnel.

Online Learning Trends That You Can’t Ignore

Gyrus

Today’s tech-savvy, social and mobile learners are no longer interested in traditional classroom training and demand learning techniques that blends best with their current working style and outlook.

Cost of Training Vs. Cost of Not Training

Adobe Captivate

For example, a less skilled resource may cause company’s client to frustrate by their poor quality work, communication and work style. Human resources are the drivers of organization’s business endeavors. They cause business to win new opportunities and help grow further.

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How We Manage Our Remote Team (And 8 Tips for You)

Continu

Management is difficult, no matter what field you work in. And that takes a lot of work. Different personalities, work styles, motivations, and backgrounds mean people work differently. And as a manager, it’s your job to get them to work together. Remote work adds a few complications: Communication. Effective communication is already something you should be hiring for. This is especially true if you’re working on tight deadlines.

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Recipe For Disaster

Nick Leffler

To put this into context, imagine working with a new application being developed within an organization. What better way to look at the success a working out loud mentality can bring you than to look at the alternative. Work in Silos. What better way to make sure nobody knows what anybody else is doing than to separate everyone’s work? Make sure nobody has visibility into anybody else’s work, wouldn’t want to give away the surprise!

VILT Software: A Perfect Match for Today’s Instructors

ReadyTech

With VILT, there is no inconvenience from travel, such as missing important family events, missing actual work, managing lost productivity from traveling to training locations, and dealing with the stress of being away from home. In today’s world, work is no longer a place you go.

5 Tips For Amazing, Age-Diverse, Online Training

TalentLMS

They are more focused on teamwork, and their objective at work is to succeed – which is often a relative term. They are the most technologically-savvy generation and tend to enjoy open communication. Their work style is fluid and so is the way they learn.

Rise of the Gig Economy

KnowledgeCity

While we may lament the good old days of working at the same job for years and retiring with a gold watch, for many workers, today’s gig economy calls for a different working style and a diverse workforce that has the skills and talents required at any given time.

Team Players: Collaborating in Business

KnowledgeCity

According to Robert Golembiewski in his “ Handbook of Organizational Consultation ,” 79 percent of Fortune 1000 companies use self-managing teams and 94 percent use employee work groups. Employers routinely say they want employees who can work in teams.

Cost of Training Vs. Cost of Not Training

Adobe Captivate

For example, a less skilled resource may cause company’s client to frustrate by their poor quality work, communication and work style. Human resources are the drivers of organization’s business endeavors. They cause business to win new opportunities and help grow further.

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The Switch

Melon Learning

Communicating on a daily basis with hundreds of employees and taking the training responsibility for thousands more filled our everyday lives with an array of challenges. Successfully hurdling through various working styles and viewpoints was key.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Starts With Leadership

CLO Magazine

Eighty-five percent of women have reported some form of sexual harassment at work, and seemingly even more than that have experienced it, as evidenced by the #MeToo movement sweeping social media. If you want a productive, healthy business, employees have to be inspired to come to work.

eLearning Outsourcing – How To Select A Vendor?

Upside Learning

Check work samples to evaluate the quality of their output. Ask for profiles of development team members who may work on your project. You would be better off to have employees (as against vendor’s contractors) working on your projects. Understand their working style.

From basketball courts to Nintendo rooms, here are 9 of Chicago’s hottest tech offices

mLevel

How the space informs company culture: Our space was designed to help us celebrate our industry, promote gratifying relationships with colleagues, and simply provide for a highly supportive and rewarding work environment. Related: Best Startups to Work for in Chicago.

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How To Use Mobile Learning To Increase Employee Engagement And Boost Performance

Adobe Captivate

Working styles and preferences in organizations are undergoing a sea change. Taking the mobile route to working is catching up big time. Modern-day employees expect a lot more from trainings. Organizations need flexible and exciting approaches to keep them hooked.

A guide for SMEs and IDs: 6 steps to enhancing eLearning

Aptara

So, whether you're an ID or SME, communication is key. By reading it before beginning core work, an ID gains the SME's respect, increases credibility, and saves time by preventing the SME from having to walk the ID through basic information. Their work proves the power of "we." .

How Workforce Dynamics is Changing Fundamentally and How You Can Be Ready

Mindflash

The day is not too far when the concept of a company campus or an office where everyone comes in to work and leaves during highly overlapping hours becomes a thing of the past. Strong trend of employers seeing flexible time as a direct influence on high productivity and work satisfaction and movement towards integrating these into their work style.

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Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

My primary interest here are the methods and tools that allow us to work better as part of remote work teams. In other words - How do we collaborate together in remote work teams to be as effective or even more effective than a team that works down the hall?

How Praxair Grooms Tech Talent for Business Roles

CLO Magazine

• Teach engineers to communicate technical information to facilitate decision-making. The remainder of the program is devoted to understanding one’s work style and the advantages and complications that come when leading people.

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Who’s Leading Innovation?

CLO Magazine

This is of particular concern as some things leaders must do fall beyond, and may conflict with, their normal work styles. One of the most important factors is a strong and clearly communicated innovation vision that aligns the leaders’ and employees’ efforts.

How to Retrain for a Second Career

CLO Magazine

When factored into learning design, understanding employees’ personalities and what motivates them at work can make it easier to retrain an individual. Researcher Wayne Cascio of the University of Colorado Denver, for example, won a 2010 Losey Award for his work indicating that unforeseen fallout from downsizing frequently produces negative financial returns. Those working in a capacity exhibiting their natural talents often describe loving what they do.

Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Cornerstone OnDemand

Janet Clarey

I can tell you that’s he’s passionate about his work. ’ Via an email interview, I spoke with Charles about what Cornerstone OnDemand is working on and look forward to viewing a demo of their new release in December. By encouraging collaboration and making it easy to join communities of practice, Cornerstone Connect fosters social learning, organizational memory, professional networking, and better communication across the employee base and the extended enterprise.