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6 Pervasive Corporate Training Pitfalls

Bottom-Line Performance

Remember when you were new to learning and development? If you really are new, congratulations and welcome to the field! If you’ve been around for a little while, I want you to think back: what do you wish you could tell your former self about what he/she is getting themselves into?

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Answering The Top 6 Microlearning FAQs

Growth Engineering

Are you ready to offer bite-size eLearning experiences to your audience? Before you begin, read these 6 microlearning FAQs to brush up on the microlearning basics. I’ll also explore the benefits, examples, and limitations of this memory-boosting ID strategy.

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How to Conduct Productive Training Meetings At Work

InSync Training

Training and development are extremely important components of employee satisfaction and engagement. Appropriate training and development opportunities also play a factor in your staff's ability to be productive throughout the day.

Ameliorate Your eLearning Professional Development with 1-on-1 Mentoring

eLearning Brothers

We at eLearning Brothers have just recently released the all new Professional Development Package.

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

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Content SEO: Writing for Your Audience


According to a recent Microsoft study , people’s attention spans have dropped to a range similar to that of a goldfish. This short attention span means that as blog writers working for optimal content SEO, you must craft your writing to grab the reader’s attention immediately.

How Manufacturers Build Skills Through Apprenticeship, Industry Partnerships

CLO Magazine

A lack of advanced skilled workers has made it hard for manufacturers across the country to build a qualified workforce. To get the type of employees they need to succeed in the current marketplace, manufacturers are cultivating in-house apprenticeship programs to grow their employees’ skill set.

The solution for happier, more loyal employees? Self-directed learning


These days, self-directed learning (SDL) is a must in the workplace. With millennials making up most of the workforce, controlling each and every person’s learning and development plan is quite a challenge, if not downright impossible.

Digital Communication For Employee Engagement At Workplace


Whenever a common learning bit has to be shared within your team or across your co-workers in different teams, email is the most common means of communication to make sure all of the employees get access to the shared item.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

4 Success Factors to Convert Classroom Training to E-learning

CommLab India

E-learning has proved to be quite cost-effective for organizations and easily accessible for learners, compared to traditional training methods 1. So, many organizations have been embracing e-learning as one of the methods to train their employees.

The 2017 upgrade to Adobe Captivate Prime Provides an Amazing Experience

Adobe Captivate

We’re continuing our quest to redefine the LMS with the latest update to Adobe Captivate Prime. If you haven’t tried Prime yet, now is the time to jump in and explore.

Leveraging Your Seat at the Table

CLO Magazine

This From the Vault article was originally published on CLOmedia in March 2005.

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What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 5: Presenter

CommLab India

Welcome to the fifth post in a series of fourteen. In my earlier blogs, we looked at the easy authoring features of Storyline 360 and its ability to create good animations and facilitate effective learning interactions.

The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

How To Implement Interactive Self-Paced Online Courses In A Corporate Environment


There’s no doubt that eLearning has completely transformed the world of corporate training. It’s not just the unique flexibility it offers, it’s also the fact that it drastically reduces costs and there is far less need for direct face-to-face training.

3 Main Benefits of E-learning Curriculums [Infographic]

CommLab India

Do you need to train your people, of varying experiences and proficiencies, on particular subjects, in detail? E-learning curriculums can be a very good option for you to explore.

Educating the Customer: Boost Engagement, Retention, Customer Success

Thought Industries

Organizations engaged in online learning spend a lot of time building their learning platforms and creating learning content with a certain goal in mind: boost customer engagement and customer success.

Flash-like E-learning Capabilities of Articulate Storyline: A Demonstration

CommLab India

For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of the e-learning world.

Take training beyond your LMS: technical considerations for extended enterprise

You know the benefits of extended enterprise. But how do you execute the plan? Learn more about the technical considerations that can help you create a strategy to manage the delivery and tracking of product training across a variety of systems.

Can I Create an Animated “Selected” State?

Yukon Learning

Storyline makes it easy to create a custom state for any object on your slide. There may be a time where you’d like to use animation instead of a static state change. One question we received recently was, “Can I create an animated Selected state?”

Pharmaceutical Sales Training 3.0: What Should the Training Include?

CommLab India

Many factors are changing the pharmaceutical selling landscape – not only the way healthcare professionals do their jobs, but also the need to align sales training programs with these changes.

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10 Ways to Make L&D Cool Again

SHIFT eLearning

Let’s talk about learning and development. First of all, did you doze off halfway through reading that sentence? If so, then you have a lot in common with most employees who also aren’t having an easy time engaging with L&D programs. So, why is that?

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The 4 Ingredients Of A Great LMS [Webinar]


Like any good recipe, the result is dependent on the quality of the ingredients. This applies to your LMS also. LearnUpon is designed to be quick to set up and easy to use. Our LMS has a modern design and is packed full of powerful features.

Aligning Customer Training With Certifications

Want to deliver a cohesive customer training certification program? From strategy to systems to job functions, it's time for us to reassess how learning and certifications are delivered together. Download the guide to see how!

3 Tips to Conquer Challenges of Mobile Learning Solutions

Designing Digitally

Gartner predicts that by 2017, almost 70% of the mobile workforce will use tablets and other mobile devices to access information. Learning designers need to focus on mobile learning solutions, if they want the mobile sales force to benefit from their training. .

Corporate Training Development Tip #3: Take Training Yourself

The Learning Dispatch

Corporate Training Tips & Tricks—Save Your Money & Prove Your Worth , Book Excerpt #3. image here]. NOTE: The following article is taken, with minor changes, from Corporate Training Tips & Tricks: Save Your Money & Prove Your Worth by Katrina Baker. It is one of three articles by Microassist Senior Learning Architect Kevin Gumienny.

Adobe Captivate: Introducing 2017

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel, COTP. Adobe recently announced a upgrade to Adobe Captivate, its popular eLearning development tool.   According to Adobe's Allen Partridge, Captivate version 2017 , includes several new features including something called Fluid Boxes.

Training Project Mistakes Series, Tip #2!

AXIOM Learning Solutions

Training projects can be huge! And with big projects, come big risks.

2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more. Click to download.

Video: 9 Proven Ways to Foster Collaboration

Employees who work together bring in higher revenue and lower costs. Helping your team collaborate could be the most profitable thing you do this year. Learn how with these 9 proven steps.

Educating the Customer: Boost Engagement, Retention, Customer Success

Thought Industries

Organizations engaged in online learning spend a lot of time building their learning platforms and creating learning content with a certain goal in mind: boost customer engagement and customer success.

Do You Know How to Use These Excel Features to Save Time?


I feel like I'm pretty savvy in Excel but after reading Trump Excel's infographic I realized I don't use these features to save time. Will definitely start using these features to free up some of my time. Find more education infographics on e-Learning Infographics