Tue.Jan 21, 2020

Why You Should Be Investing In Your Employees’ Education: Part 1


Investing in employee training is more critical now than ever before. Employees are your company’s most important assets,” wrote a contributor to Recruiter.com.¹ Their training and professional development is something you should invest heavily in.” The contributor said that investing in employee training benefits companies in many ways, such as by decreasing staff turnover.

Why Your LMS Needs to Remain User-Focused


Does Your LMS Encourage Learners to Take Control of Their Learning? As a course creator, you want to do everything in your power to ensure that you are creating a high-quality course that will engage learners and help them accomplish their goals. However, your course is about more than just content. The greatest course material you create can prove unsuccessful if the experience learners have while taking it isn’t positive.

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Letting Them Down Easy: How to Decline Training Requests - Synapse

Lauren Farrell

Have you considered the impact of the way you decline training requests? Here's a handy guide on how to decline training requests with damage control

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Key eLearning Trends in Workplace Learning for 2020

Origin Learning

In 2019, if there was one keyword to define workplace learning and training it was “LXP” or the Learning Experience. The post Key eLearning Trends in Workplace Learning for 2020 appeared first on Blog - Originlearning. eLearning Trends Workplace Learning eLearning Trends 2020

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Paycor CFO Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 Finance and HR leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

5 Questions to Ask a Custom Vendor: #3 Can You Keep My Project On Budget?

eLearning Brothers

If you’re looking into custom eLearning development, you may be experiencing one of these challenges: You don’t have the time to develop the training you need in-house. You don’t have the manpower or in-house experience to create training at the level you want. eLearning custom solutions custom eLearning development custom development Free eLearning Resources free download

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Software Jargon Simplified: TMS, CRM, LMS, SaaS, ERP, CMS


Another day, another acronym. The tech world is rife with them. Buying Software Tips

Learning Pool appoints Sharon Claffey Kaliouby to help guide North American expansion

Learning Pool

Leading elearning company, Learning Pool is delighted to announce the immediate appointment of learning leader and Women In Learning co-founder, Sharon Claffey Kaliouby as VP, North America. Sharon was most recently a Learning Fellow & Advisor for Elliott Masie Productions and previously Head of Global Learning & Development for State Street Global Advisors in Boston, Massachusetts.

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How to Measure Customer Value (And Why It Matters)

Talented Learning

EDITOR’S NOTE: Because extended enterprise learning involves multiple disciplines, we sometimes ask other experts to share their insights with our readers. Today we feature advice about customer value metrics from Laura Patterson , President of VisionEdge Marketing. Laura is widely recognized as an authority in marketing measurement and performance, content management, marketing operations and data analytics.

Training Video Tips & Tricks - Take 1- Start With Your Talent

Reflection Software

So, you want to add video into your latest training initiative? Great idea! But it’s no secret that interactive elements, such as video, can be one of the largest expenses when developing content. Media Services Video Tips & Tricks

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9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

Twine Makes Branching Scenarios Easier

Experiencing eLearning

The free open source tool Twine is designed for creating nonlinear stories. That makes it perfect for creating branching scenarios. I use Twine for planning the structure, drafting the content, and building a functional prototype. Getting started with Twine. First, download and install Twine. (If If your workplace doesn’t allow downloads, try the online version instead.). The first time you open the application, click Tell Me More for help.

AllenComm Honored in Training Magazine’s Inaugural Crowd-Sourced Awards


AllenComm wins vendor award for custom content and gamification from Training Magazine Network. The post AllenComm Honored in Training Magazine’s Inaugural Crowd-Sourced Awards appeared first on AllenComm. Press Release and AllenComm News

In Real Life: The L&D Hype (Cycle) Continues

Learning Solutions Magazine

In Real Life: The L&D Hype (Cycle) Continues. jd-dillon. Tue, 01/21/2020 - 00:00


4 Best Practices To Follow While Converting ILT To eLearning

Dan Keckan

Converting Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to eLearning calls for a meticulous approach. Follow the guidelines given in this article for the best results. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Best Practices Instructor-Led Training Learning Objectives

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The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.

Funding Alone Will Not Solve the Skills Gap

Training Industry

Funding Alone Will Not Solve the Skills Gap - Read more by Hope Williams on Training Industry. Uncategorized alternative education credentials higher education skills gaps Workforce Development

eBook Release: eLearning Trends In 2020 - Featuring Tips On How You Can Leverage Them For Learning, Performance Gain, And Behavioral Change

Dan Keckan

My eBook, eLearning Trends in 2020–Featuring Tips on How You Can Leverage Them for Learning, Performance Gain, and Behavioral Change, is designed as a guide to teach you how to leverage the featured 16 trends and enhance your learning strategy. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Trends Corporate eLearning Trends eLearning ROI Immersive Learning Learner Engagement

7 unexpected leadership training strategies that actually work

Poll Everywhere

In our increasingly complex economy, great business leaders are more important than ever. Gone are the days when a sole employee could work in insolation. Instead, businesses are relying more and more on intra-connected teams that pull together a wide. The post 7 unexpected leadership training strategies that actually work appeared first on Poll Everywhere Blog. Business

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Taking risks to keep pace in retail L&D – with Flying Tiger [PODCAST]


With fast paced change and high employee turnover, retail is a unique sector. Learning and development in this dynamic landscape presents many challenges. Hear Roberta Guinzoni, HR Director at Flying Tiger Copenhagen, share her insights into what makes retail L&D successful. Find out how she keeps pace with change and why being experimental is essential. Play this episode. 4 top tips for success in retail L&D… in 30 seconds. Don’t have time to listen or read now?

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

6 Tools for Designers to Create Truly Accessible Content

Magic EdTech

The online sphere has become an indispensable resource for almost every aspect of life, from recreation to education and employment to healthcare and even business. More importantly, it is this online sphere that can help transcend barriers to audio, visual and print media, ensuring accessibility for all. In fact, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities states that access to information and communications technologies is a basic human right.

10 Best Practices For Engaging Employees In Culture Change

Dan Keckan

When it comes to organizational culture change, many companies take the wrong approach to engaging employees. It’s not just about your words; to succeed, you need to engage people through the physical, emotional, mental, and transcendent ways of being. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning Corporate Learning And Development eLearning eBooks Employee Engagement Learning Culture

How Design Thinking Will Revolutionize Your Business


How many times have you and your team dedicated your precious time to get together to try and solve business problems, just to feel like at the end of it all the only thing you did was put a bandage over the problem for the sake of moving forward? In this type of situation, you will waste countless hours and you probably know in the back of your head that you could have done better, you’re just not quite sure how to start.

Basics of Photography eLearning Simulation Example

Swift eLearning Services

This interactive camera elearning simulation example will give you basics of battery and memory card. Articulate Storyline Articulate Storyline Samples

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.

From Concept to Reality – Artificial Intelligence Goes Mainstream in 2020


What is Artificial Intelligence? Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the area of computer science where machines are created with sufficient intelligence to function like human beings. They have numerous capabilities, such as reasoning and problem solving, and are able to perform a plethora of human activities, ranging from speech recognition and communication to decision making and. The post From Concept to Reality – Artificial Intelligence Goes Mainstream in 2020 appeared first on CoreAxis.

Foresight is 2020: Looking Ahead to 2020’s Compliance Training Trends

Interactive Services

It’s a new year and a new decade full of potential for growth and opportunity. In the spirit of looking ahead, we’ve identified the top compliance training trends to look out for in 2020. Getting the jump on these now will help keep your compliance training relevant and effective and will demonstrate the value in training beyond just meeting requirements to your employees. As we get into the swing of things in 2020, keep these trends top of mind. Cybersecurity will be a top priority.

Learning Pool Appoints Sharon Claffey Kaliouby to Help Guide North American Expansion

HT2 Labs

Leading elearning company, Learning Pool is delighted to announce the immediate appointment of learning leader and #WomenInLearning co-founder, Sharon Claffey Kaliouby as VP, North America. Sharon was most recently a Learning Fellow & Advisor for Elliott Masie Productions and previously Head of Global Learning & Development for State Street Global Advisors in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Opportunities at Limestone Learning: Instructional designers and editor / quality control specialist

Limestone Learning

“ Bees, flower, pollination ” by Evita Ochel is licensed by Pixabay. We’re busier than ever — a good problem to have! As such, we’re currently seeking experienced Vancouver, BC-based instructional designers and a contract editor / quality control specialist to join our growing team at Limestone Learning, and help create top-notch elearning, instructor-led training (ILT) and blended solutions for our clients. The right fit is very important to us.

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!