Thu.Jul 09, 2020

The Real Cost of Not Training Your Employees

ej4 eLearning

Most organizations see their corporate training as a cost center, rather than a profit center. That makes sense if you look at a company’s typical offerings—their goods and services—but profit can also be made if a particular investment saves the organization money in the long run.

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What is COVID-19 Doing to the Workforce of the Future?


For our youngest professionals, those just entering the workforce after graduating from college, COVID-19 couldn’t have come at a worse time.

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8 Ways to Use Soft Skills to Drive Innovation

TLNT: Training and L&D

Innovation appears in most organizations’ strategy or mission statements. But what does it actually take to achieve innovation?

8 Types of Motivation for Online Learning


Understanding why learners take your course can help you keep them engaged.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

How an LXP Can Align Your Company With the Top eLearning Trends of 2020


2020 has been a year of change for the eLearning industry. The primary driver of change within the industry has been the COVID-19 pandemic.

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From the Archives: Our Best Graphic Design Tutorials

eLearning Brothers

Many of us stumbled into eLearning design and development with no graphic design training. But of course, with budgets tight and deadlines looming, you need to be able to create a good-looking training course all on your own.

Workplace Learning 2025 – What is the ROI of learning and development?

Learning Pool

Six Part Series: Workplace Learning 2025. Part 4: While the benefits of workplace learning are wide-ranging, measuring the return on investment (ROI) remains a challenge for many organisations.

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A Seismic Shift: The 5 Steps of Unilever’s Learning Transformation


Unilever is well known for its ubiquitous brands : Dove, Lipton, Hellman’s, Axe, Ben & Jerry’s. In fact, you’ve likely used or consumed at least one Unilever product today — if not multiple products.

7 Industrial Training Tips: Get Better Job Performance from Better Training

Convergence Training

Industrial employers want excellent performance, including efficiency and even innovation , from their work forces. And robust, well-designed industrial training programs give employers a better chance of getting just that.

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

VR is it on Life Support for L&D?

eLearning 24-7

Raise your hand if you were one of the folks who bought into the whole VR will achieve great success in L&D and Training. Raise your hand if you attended a seminar at a trade show and walked away, excited about this new technology and how it can be utilized for L&D/Training. Raise your hand if you put on a VR headset at a trade show or seminar. Raise your hand if you recall that it was sanitized before you put it on, and if not, be thrilled you did not become patient zero for pink eye.

What Kind of Culture Do You Want to Work in?: A Baseball Analogy

Training Industry

What Kind of Culture Do You Want to Work in?: A Baseball Analogy - Read more by Hope Williams on Training Industry. Uncategorized Engagement performance management performance support recognition workplace culture

Optimizing Our Delivery Approach in a Time of Change

Learning Solutions Magazine

Optimizing Our Delivery Approach in a Time of Change. anya-wood. Thu, 07/09/2020 - 01:00

8 Essential Elements of Virtual Sales Training


Sales productivity has never been more important, yet sales teams today face tougher obstacles than ever as the current crisis makes most in-person interactions impossible. Almost 90 percent of sales have moved to a remote model since the pandemic began, according to McKinsey.

Don't Pick Your Next LMS Until You Read This Guide!

With so many factors and people to consider, how do you make sure you pick the right LMS? It’s simple: This guide covers crucial considerations with actionable advice and professional insights, so you know you’ve picked the perfect eLearning solution.

Summer-themed activities to energize your remote team

Poll Everywhere

Summertime is the season we all look forward to. The warmer weather, fun outdoor activities, and downtime is much needed after months of working. Most coworkers take time-off and go on vacation and work slows down. Everyone is happy!

Ten Interactive Online Platforms to Deliver Holistic Learning to Students


The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted the spotlight to online learning, with several schools, colleges and universities showing interest in interactive online platforms to deliver holistic learning to their students.

What's the “P” in PLN? With Tricia Ransom


In this hyper-connected world, the odds are you’ve had some help along the way, whether that’s from colleagues on your own team or the folks you’re connected with on social media – your Personal Learning Network or PLN for short.

Can I Import Audio in Bulk?

Yukon Learning

This is a question we get a lot: what’s the best way to bring narration into our e-Learning? Well, before joining the incredible team here at Yukon Learning, I used to record narration myself directly onto each slide of a course.

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6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

Workforce Excellence Show – Episode 3 Quality Management & Validation


In the 3rd episode of the Workforce Excellence Show, myself and my colleague, Roisín McBride speak with John Lafferty from Northridge Quality and Validation. We talk about Quality Risk Management and the roles that both Workforce Excellence and Validation can play in reducing Quality related risks.

4 Core Blended Learning Models And What Each One Brings To The Table For L&D Managers

eLearning Industry

Are you aware of the 4 core blended learning models? Find out more about these blended learning models and what they offer L&D Managers. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Can Virtual Classroom Trainings Keep Everyone Productive?


Few things have propelled progressive technologies forward more than the Covid-19 outbreak. As a result, interest in virtual classroom training has skyrocketed in recent months. online training platform virtual classroom

4 mLearning Findings You Should Know

eLearning Industry

4 key findings from a year-long mLearning study that can help inform how you approach mobile and desktop-based training. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Mobile Learning Digital Learning Learning Solutions Mobile Learning Benefits Mobile Learning Trends

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[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

How To Excel At Learning And Grow Your Business


This week, we covered: Compliance , Creating An Optimal Learning Environment , Working From Home , and Key Takeaways from “How To Think Like A Rocket Scientist” Monday: We’ve all heard of compliance and have accepted that we have certain requirements when it comes to performing our job duties. But what exactly is compliance?

8 Free Resources To Find The Perfect VILT Solutions In Your Price Range

eLearning Industry

Finding the ideal VILT solutions in your budget shouldn’t cost a small fortune. This article features 8 top free eLearning resources to pick the perfect eLearning content provider at the perfect price. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

How to Improve Collaboration Using Microsoft Teams


We often have to rely on software to stay connected and organized - learn the benefits of using Microsoft Teams and how to train your team on it. The post How to Improve Collaboration Using Microsoft Teams appeared first on BizLibrary.

All Aboard! Full Sales Ahead!

eLearning Industry

Sales training is even more important in these times. How do you make the most of your sales onboarding and training initiatives? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Sales Training Corporate eLearning Best Practices Employee Onboarding Sales Enablement Sales Team

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Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.