Mon.Apr 06, 2020

Our Team’s Top Tips for Learning from Home


Learning from Home' Tips from Our Experts. With unprecedented numbers of people working from home for the first time due to the novel Coronavirus, we’re being bombarded by content geared toward helping people adjust to the WFH lifestyle.

How can you remain profitable post-COVID-19? Invest in your workforce, particularly leaders

CLO Magazine

COVID-19 has shocked our economy out of its equilibrium. Many companies have a newly remote workforce that could potentially be less productive. Companies will emerge from this shock to our equilibrium in one of two post-COVID-19 steady states.

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6 Teams That Benefit The Most From Gamification In Training

eLearning Industry

Although most employees get a kick out of gamification in corporate training, which are the teams that benefit the most from it? In this article, you’ll discover which employees need leaderboards and badges more than others. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Enabling an Empowered Distributed Workforce

Allen Interactions

As the workforce becomes more distributed, it will be critical for us to create learning ecosystems that enhance collaboration, communication, and creativity while maintaining engaged and highly motivated employees. L&D Learning and Development Distributed Workforce Remote Work

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Unhappy sheets

E-Learning Provocateur

Few things in the L&D profession attract as much disdain as the Level 1 evaluation survey.

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Compliance Training: Meaningful Evidence, Measures, and Results

Dashe & Thomson

Maybe your high-level leaders support your compliance training program , but do you have the information and resources you need to implement a meaningful program?

How to Effectively Manage Your Employees and Promote Positivity

Your Training Edge

If you want to effectively manage your employees, you need to commit to being a genuinely good leader. Besides this, keep them satisfied by allowing them to be themselves in an appropriate manner. You can use this advice to improve the way you deal with your employees. Live by Ethical Standards.

Tackle Distance Learning with your Kiddos – Advice from Doce-Parents


Never have we experienced more face time with our children than now. While it’s novel to see more of our little ones in the afternoons and for bedtime, having them at home almost 24/7 now is a new challenge for most of us, and we’re quickly running out of ideas to entertain them.

Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 1


Step 1: Triage & Planning. By March, the school year is typically well under way. Classroom routines are established and the remainder of the year has been planned out. However, this crisis turned everything upside down. Wait, what?

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[Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Findings from Skilljar’s Benchmarks and Trends Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin will discuss learnings from their recent study, and share her insights on the state of Customer Education. They'll dig into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

TEACHING ONLINE: Teachers are Going Online. Corporate Trainers Could Learn from Their Experience

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

As teachers in many areas of the country struggle to take their classroom activities into the virtual training world, here’s what we’re finding.   Many are familiar with online teaching tools that they have been using in their classrooms: tools such as Quizlet, and Kahoot!, and Quizziz, and Swivl. Collaborative tools such as Google Docs are also in use. These are all tools that bear a look by business trainers as well!).

Webinar: Audio Editing 101: Learn to Use Adobe Audition

eLearning Brothers

I came to the eLearning field by a circuitous route. My background is in graphic design, and then training, before coming over to eLearning Brothers. I’m not a sound engineer.

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Why We Need Social By Design

The Simple Shift

For over a decade we’ve watched as Social connection and collaboration in organizations has sputtered along. The goal of greater innovation and resiliency was first thought to come through social technology.

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How HR Can Skill Up Its Own Quickly

TLNT: Training and L&D

Raise your hand if you’ve read a recent article or blog post about HR and how organizations can find talent, develop talent, and help drive productivity. This type of practical advice – which is helpful and definitely useful – is ubiquitous in the HR world these days.

Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

Lockdown: Time to invest in yourself and your employees

Learning Pool

In totally unprecedented and unexpected times, the majority of us find ourselves working from home. With the juggling of home schooling, constant raiding of the fridge and showing off the dog to colleagues on video calls, a near whole working nation is trying to navigate this new environment. .

How We’re Helping Healthcare Professionals and the Workplace Learning Community through the COVID-19 Pandemic

Intrepid by VitalSource

by Sam Herring, Intrepid VP and General Manager. Blog Post Featured

Why People Stop Watching Your Videos (And How to Avoid It!)

TechSmith Camtasia

Picture this. You crafted your video, uploaded it, and now the views are rolling in. But when you check the viewer stats, you notice something concerning. The engagement stats consistently show people stop watching your video before it ends. Some stay for a few seconds, others a few minutes.

Reboard to new cultural norms

CLO Magazine

Do I take my shoes off at the front door? Do I wear a mask? Do I greet visitors with a fist bump? What are good behavior norms now? What are the relationship guidelines? Reboarding is not “unpausing” the TV because you shut it off during coronavirus. It’s not the same anymore; the TV show is new.

The Better Way to Onboard Customers

Speaker: Skilljar Experts

The best onboarding programs have a super power: they’re constantly improving. Here at Skilljar, we’ve learned a thing or two about onboarding, both by crafting our own experience, and by collaborating with the best Customer Education professionals in the world. In our upcoming webinar, we’re going to share these learnings with you.

Remote control: Six articles to help you work effectively from home


Readers of our blog know each month we present a collection of great content we’ve recently read on topics like training , security and sales enablement. It’s an understatement to say the ways in which our professional world has changed since our last curation post has been significant.

Virtual Mentoring In Times of Crisis and Social Isolation


Even before this unprecedented pandemic, our society was feeling more isolated than ever. A 2018 Cigna study found that nearly half of survey respondents felt alone or left out which some researchers claim “can be as damaging to health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day.”

Like the Curve, Companies need to Flatten their Hierarchies

The Simple Shift

Today, to save lives, we’re being asked to practice physical distancing to the extreme. Shelter in place and self-quarantine are not normal activities and are challenging our personal needs, beliefs and behaviors by placing us in very uncomfortable and unfamiliar situations. And it’s this same uncomfortableness and unfamiliarity in organizational beliefs and practices that just […]. Social Social Business Social networks transparency

Virtual Classroom Engagement Tactics For COVID-19 Pandemic

Learning Solutions Magazine

Virtual Classroom Engagement Tactics For COVID-19 Pandemic. bill-brandon. Mon, 04/06/2020 - 01:00

Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

5 Things You Need To Know When Using eLearning Templates

eLearning Industry

eLearning templates are the easiest way to produce professional eLearning content while cutting down on development time and costs. Here’s what you should know before you pick your next template. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

LMS or LXP – Confused?

eLearning 24-7

In the past few months, pre-pandemic and in our current state, I’ve been hearing from a lot of people on the consumer side (i.e. not suppliers), on what they are seeking in a learning system, often noting the LMS and an LXP. Some want a hybrid of the two, others want features that they believe may not exist in one system or another. Some are unaware or unsure what exists in an LXP, which creates added confusion and leads to the mythical hybrid LMS/LXP.

Stay Home, Work Safe - COVID-19 Houston, Week 1

Obsidian Learning

“Stay Home. Work Safe” order has been issued for Houston area. At the end of the first week, we are checking in and sharing a bit of our experience

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How Important Is Customer Support to Enterprise-Level LMS Licensors?


The SaaS world for long has ignored customer services. Basic after sales services are part and parcel of every product. But, SaaS product users consider it a luxury service.

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Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.