Mon.Oct 22, 2018

Can Soft Skills Be Learned?


Picture a team working at Google. What shines brighter? Hard skills or soft skills? If, like us, you said, “Hard skills, duh?”, you are wrong. You see, Google actually found that most success in their business is a result of soft skills.

Preparing Your Employees for the Future of Work

Lambda Solutions

A successful ongoing training program is vital for a company's success. Employees need access to training, so they can improve their job performance and address weaknesses that could be costly for the employer.

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Implementing eLearning? Consider These 10 Questions to Make it Learner-Centric!

CommLab India

Analyzing your target audience is the first step toward developing an effective and learner-worthy eLearning course. Check these 10 questions your eLearning vendor will pose you about the target audience. eLearning Design Learner Analysis

How to Get Your Learners to Review Your Course


Online buyers trust reviews. Here’s how you can earn more and use them to your benefit. Online reviews are a powerful selling tool for any online industry—eLearning included. Online buyers are savvy shoppers, and prefer to do their research before making a purchase. This is true of online education as much as anything else, which means the power of a review should not be underestimated. However, actually gaining reviews for your course can often prove more difficult than you might think.

How Customer Education and Support Can Solve Each Other's Biggest Problems

Research shows that 48% of support inquiries at technology companies are “how-to” in nature. Rather than spending time triaging software issues or substantial customer problems, support teams are constantly providing customers with user tutorials. This eBook shares strategies on how you can preempt this problem.

The Breakthrough of Blockchain Technology

Your Training Edge

Unless you have been spending your time under a rock lately, you have likely heard of blockchain technology. What was once a banter term used by those who speak technology and finance fluently is now the buzz term that is trending like a video of cat antics.

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Getting the Most out of Your DevLearn Experience

Challenge to Learn

DevLearn kicks off on Wednesday, October 24. This is how I'm preparing to get the most out of this conference. Download the App and Create Your Schedule. DevLearn has a great app. Download it and register with your email address and the password: devlearn.

4 LMS Features that Promote a Blended Learning Program


Blended learning is a hybrid learning approach that combines in-person training with online learning. It helps corporate training programs “increase effectiveness and decrease the costs of curriculum.

The Learning and Performance Institute Capability Map

Adult Learning with Technology

After listening to a The Good Practice Podcast on What Makes a good Learning Leader, a discussion was had on the Learning & Performance Institute (LPI) Capability Map. The tool aims to provide a global view of the skills needed to deliver modern workplace learning and development. As a Learning and Development professional, I’d recommend anyone working in the L&D industry to take a look. It’s free for individual usage.

Professional Development for Training Leaders

dVinci Interactive

Professional Development for Training Leaders Through its publications, events and professional development opportunities, Training Industry is a leading source for the insights and resources needed to effectively manage the business of learning.

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

Michael Allen’s Question about the Last Thing in Training

Work Learning

At a recent online discussion held by the Minnesota Chapter of ISPI , where they were discussing the Serious eLearning Manifesto , Michael Allen offered a brilliant idea for learning professionals. Michael’s company, Allen Interactions , talks regularly with prospective clients.


12 Ways to Design Better Infographics for eLearning

Learning Solutions Magazine

12 Ways to Design Better Infographics for eLearning. connie-malamed. Mon, 10/22/2018 - 01:00

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Reproduce your content with an Offline SCORM Player in just few steps


Managing your LMS content in offline mode with the Offline SCORM Player tool, from Paradiso LMS, is very easy. With the offline functionality of our Learning Management System, you can have the SCORM compliant content at your disposal in simple steps.

Train franchisees with engaging, cloud-based tools


As a franchisor, there are many responsibilities that fall on you. The most important, which sets the foundation for a successful franchise, is training. Without the proper guidance, you cannot expect your franchisees to help grow your business in the way that you envision.

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Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

Why Learning Experience Matters


The buzzword of the year might be ‘learning experience’. We’re seeing the concept of LX, or learning experience design, rise from idiosyncratic to mainstream. People don’t just want learning events, they want experiences. It sounds good, but to paraphrase Gertrude Stein , is there any ‘there’ there?

Instructional Design Best Practices When Developing E-Learning Courses


Instructional Design Best Practices When Developing E-Learning Courses. Instructional design involves taking a structured approach to creating an e-learning course. The objective is to facilitate and help the learning process.

Supporting Your Firestarters

CLO Magazine

Paul Eder is a strategic management consultant and co-author of “Firestarters: How Innovators, Instigators and Initiators Can Inspire You to Ignite Your Own Life.”. In any given organization, there are doers who shine regardless of the situation.

Best Practices for Writing Better Job Descriptions


Two-thirds of American workers are not fully engaged with their jobs. Consequently, many managers and business leader are preoccupied with addressing this substantial issue. How can you find a candidate who will love the job and deliver the quality of work necessary?

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The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

Help your people excel by empowering them with minds-i

Unicorn Training

The key to enabling and empowering your workforce is being able to be arm them with the knowledge and skills they need, in a fully accessible way, at the very moment your support can make the most impact.

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Employer Brand Matters for Recruiting Quality Employees


Your company’s employer brand matters to the majority of people who apply to work with you. In fact, a recent CareerArc study found that 75 percent of job seekers consider an employer’s brand before they even begin the application process.

TorranceLearning Releases Statement Builder Tool

Learning Solutions Magazine

TorranceLearning Releases Statement Builder Tool. news-editor. Mon, 10/22/2018 - 01:00

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Live Webinar: How to Create Engaging and Effective eLearning

Limestone Learning

“ Cat, garden, pet, domestic ” by Andreas Lischka is Public Domain. We'll be teaming up with Lambda Solutions this Wednesday, October 24th to host another informative webinar: How to Create Engaging and Effective eLearning.

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

The Best Time Management Tools & Techniques for 2018

WalkMe Training Station

Time can get away from us at the best of times, especially at work. Most employees have an endless list of duties to fulfill on a daily basis, which can make reaching milestones seem impossible. Never has effective time management been more important, in a business world where staff face increasing demand. One way to maximize your time is by improving productivity , but how easy is that in reality?

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The Shoemaker’s Children: 3 Guidelines for Building Solutions that Drive Technology Adoption

Training Industry

The post The Shoemaker’s Children: 3 Guidelines for Building Solutions that Drive Technology Adoption appeared first on Training Industry. Uncategorized LMS implementation software implementation software training

Equal Opportunity Learning: Removing The Barriers In Your Corporate Training

eLearning Industry

Does your commitment to inclusiveness and non-discrimination extend to your employee training program? In this article, we'll examine some common barriers to training in the workplace and suggest ways to overcome them. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems Accessible eLearning Corporate Training LMS Features Section 508 Compliant eLearning

The Importance of People in Risk Management

Unicorn Training

Thank goodness GDPR is done with. Right?So, So, May 25 has come and gone – you’ve hit the deadline to update your data protection policies, processes and procedures, put your staff through GDPR training and made sure the information you hold about your stakeholders and where it’s stored is transparent.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

Job Training Reinvestment Is More Critical Than Ever


A new CareerBuilder study indicates that those who fail to revisit technical job training could be at substantial risk of losing their jobs. Technical skills and knowledge are in high demand in the job market today. Consequently, researchers caution that those who aren’t actively developing their technical expertise could be damaging their marketability and cannot continue competing with those who are keeping their job training as current as possible.

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Learning Opportunities Through Financial Analysis

eLearning Industry

Leaders look to financial results to assess organizational performance. These results specify activities people are doing, or not doing. Financial results provide a starting point to discover underlying performance issues, providing insight to precise job tasks and skills to address. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning Corporate eLearning Best Practices Corporate Learning And Development Employee Performance Performance Management

Valamis Enhances Corporate Learning with Integration

Training Industry

Valamis Enhances Corporate Learning with Integration - Read more by Taryn Oesch on Training Industry. learning experience platform online learning libraries Valamis