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Reasons Why You Need to Create a Corporate Learning Culture

Your Training Edge

The world of work and business is always in flux. The rate is fast-paced and it takes a forward-looking and long-sighted mentality to stay afloat and abreast of the changes that occur daily. For employers to reduce their overall cost of running their organization they must encourage a learning culture in their organization. This is especially important if your staff has an online writing job. Here some of the most important reasons why firms need a corporate learning culture.

Want to Increase Manufacturing Productivity? Start Your Manufacturing Training Program Like This


In the U.S., manufacturers are short 450,000 employees, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 1 Because of the shortage, manufacturing companies need practical tips on how to get more done with fewer workers - they need to increase productivity while keeping the skilled staff they have happy. That may sound like a tall order, but it’s possible, especially if you start when workers first enter your company.

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.

What Makes a Remote Worker Successful? InSync Weighs In

InSync Training

Did you know? InSync has operated an entirely virtual team since 2000. Over the last 20 years, technology platforms like Skype, Dropbox, WebEx, and Outlook have enabled us to communicate, collaborate, and constructively deliver our value proposition to our clients and learners. In many ways, our organization implemented this employment model before it became commonplace. Today though, more companies include remote teams or allow for telework.

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TRAINING TIPS: Don't Write Trick Quiz Questions!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Have you ever written a quiz only to have some of your students come back and say the quiz wasn’t fair? Or that Number 5 was a trick question?   Here is a quiz scene from the classic movie  My Cousin Vinnie , which contains a classic “trick” question. The District Attorney is trying to prove that the witness, Mona Lisa Vito, is not a qualified expert on automobiles.      D.A. Jim Trotter: Now, uh, Ms.

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8 Common Mistakes To Avoid While Building e-learning Courses


Image by rawpixel from Pixabay. The advancement in technology has brought about a constant and rapid growth in the industry. However, there are challenges relating to the design and development of the e-learning course , and if care is not taken, it can amount the whole effort into nothing. . With our many years of experience in L&D, we bring to you the common mistakes to avoid while building e-learning courses.

Importance of Adults Learning Theory for Corporates – Blooms Taxonomy

Swift eLearning Services

What is adult learning and why it matters in corporate training? Will adults learn in the same way as the children learn? Where can we apply the adults learning theory? What is bloom’s taxonomy and why it came into existence in adult learning?

Are Your Training Programs Optimized for Effective Skills Acquisition? Find out now!

Learning Wire

As an L&D professional, you want high-impact training programs that generate company-wide results. But how can you make them a reality? Before starting any new project, test how impactful your current training programs are by answering 10 short questions. Take the quiz now! Training quiz: 10 questions to test how impactful your training is. Successful training courses help develop long-lasting skills, and have a positive impact on company performance.

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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.

The Benefits Of Designing Custom eLearning That Is Attainable And Void Of Obstacles

eLearning Industry

An Accessible eLearning course is one that all learners in the target audience can access anywhere, on any device, and without obstacles. The content is easy to understand and can be attained without difficulty. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning Accessible eLearning Employee Engagement Free eLearning eBooks User Experience

AccessAlly 3.2.2 Release Notes


Released in September 2019. AccessAlly 3.2.2 was just released and it includes a webhook functionality bugfix, as well as an update to conform to Drip’s changing API calls. If you upgraded to 3.2.0, it’s recommended you upgrade to 3.2.2 as soon as you can to ensure that your site continues to sync properly with your… Latest Releases

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane….It’s a SME??

Reflection Software

SUPER-WHO? I am probably one of the least knowledgeable people out there when it comes to the Superhero Universes. Exhibit A - I have not seen Avengers: Endgame. Shocking, I know. But I’d like to think I would know a Superhero when I see one - and in the L&D community there are many 'hidden heroes' that perhaps don't get the recognition that they should. Maybe it's because they choose not to be in the limelight, or perhaps they don't exercise their superpowers until absolutely necessary.

Learning Pool joins ‘Learning While Working’ Virtual Conference with Sprout Labs

Learning Pool

Learning Pool joins ‘Learning While Working’ Virtual Conference with Sprout Labs Learning Pool’s Chief Product Officer, Dr Ben Betts and Learning Innovation Manager, Lindsey Coode join a panel of experts for Sprout Labs’ ‘Learning While Working’ virtual conference. This September, Sprout Labs Australia’s ‘Learning While Working’ virtual conference returns to your screens, with a full Read more.

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.

Video: Teaching the signs of trafficking

CLO Magazine

Video production: Andrew Kennedy Lewis. Human trafficking is a $150 billion industry, with estimates of 40.3 million victims globally. Certain industries, such as transportation, hospitality and healthcare, among others, are uniquely positioned to spot signs of trafficking, but the people working in those industries need to be trained on what to look for and how to react.

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Convert PowerPoint To Create Interactive Training

eLearning Industry

Are digital slideshows still the most effective method to train the current workforce or is this format outdated? Is transitioning and adopting new authoring tools a difficult and cumbersome process? Discover how you can transform your existing content to create engaging, hands-on training. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Employee Engagement Authoring Tools eLearning Authoring Tool Features Employee Training Interactive eLearning

First Steps on My Instructional Design Journey

Experiencing eLearning

“What do you mean, there’s no textbook? What are we going to teach from?”. It was January of my first year teaching K-12 music and band. The questions came from the choir teacher, Cathy.* Cathy had been hired mid-year to replace the previous choir teacher, Victoria*, who resigned over winter break. We taught parallel sections of a music appreciation course, but we needed to write the content ourselves. Cathy was in a state of disbelief.

How To Enhance Induction And Onboarding Training With Mobile Learning

eLearning Industry

If you are looking for an effective, dynamic, and scalable approach to induct and onboard your employees, read on! In this article, I outline how you can enhance the impact of your induction and onboarding training with mobile learning. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Mobile Learning Corporate Learning Best Practices Induction Training Onboarding Self-Paced Learning

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!

In Real Life: How L&D Can Get Better With Data NOW

Learning Solutions Magazine

In Real Life: How L&D Can Get Better With Data NOW. jd-dillon. Tue, 09/17/2019 - 01:00


Employee Engagement


For many modern companies, employee engagement is a critical factor for success. An engaged workforce is the one factor that competitors cannot duplicate or imitate, and gives your organization a serious advantage in any field. This competitive edge is, in large part, the reason why engagement among staff has become a hot topic in the. The post Employee Engagement appeared first on CoreAxis. Organizational Consulting

How to Make Interactive Training Program for Retail Employees


What’s training without interaction? Just a bunch of people staring ahead while their mind dwells somewhere else. The only way to bring them back to the present and prevent them from getting lost in their train of thoughts again is to maintain constant interaction. Ask questions, give quick exercises, assign team-based activities. This stands true for school students as well as working professionals.

Free eBook: The Complete LMS Implementation Guide To Ensure Employee Training Success

eLearning Industry

Vowel LMS is a flexible learning management tool that allows you the freedom to manage every form of learning within your organization. Who doesn't love a flexible learning management tool? Their tool allows you to easily assign courses, follow learner progress and observe customized reports. This way you are granted valuable insight into a user’s learning journey based on individual learning curves. Keep reading to find out more about all the possibilities!

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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.

Getting Employees Excited About eLearning

Gutenberg Technology

Ask most employees what they think about corporate training and you are bound to get mixed responses. Some employees absolutely love the opportunity to learn new skills they can immediately apply to their jobs, while others view learning as a necessary evil for survival. eLearning corporate training

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Employee Training: Overrated or the Key to Success?


The 2019 Workforce Learning Report by LinkedIn found that 94% of employees would stay in their jobs if their company offered learning and development programs. Companies that don’t invest in employee training are missing a key factor in employee success and satisfaction. A Gallup poll has shown that 21% of companies who invest in training are more profitable and create engaged teams that feel respected and valued. The cost of effective training programs is a barrier.

Gamification Trends in 2019 – Packed with Tips and Ideas You Can Use

EI Design

Gamification is the use of principles and key elements of gaming to deliver the required learning objectives. The key elements of the Game mechanics that are a part of Gamification for learning include: While “Have fun as you learn” resonates well with learners, these approaches are often looked at with skepticism by the corporates.

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Thinking Beyond the Course


A client bought some of my time, and we’re working with a series of regular meetings with me serving as a guide. One of the activities is looking at a suite of courses that are currently offered, and considering alternative approaches. The situation is that there is a job task that’s an additional load upon a variety of existing roles. Being involved with finance, there are requirements for scrutable behavior.

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.