Thu.Dec 14, 2017

7 helpful rules to gain better effect from training

Your Training Edge

Technology is undoubtedly transforming organizations in many different ways especially where its application is the mainstay of everything. E-commerce as evidenced by Capital Markets simulation programs, income management systems greatly illustrates this.

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eLearning Innovation at PayPal

eLearning Brothers

How can you help learners feel connected during asynchronous experiences? How can you tailor a standard eLearning experience in a way that makes it feel personalized? How can orientation be standardized without losing its impact?

Does Your Brain Need Santa Claus?


SPOILER ALERT: If you believe in Santa Claus, you might not want to read any further!!! What do Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, Leprechauns, Unicorns and my “lucky” putter all have in common? They are all examples of “magical thinking.”

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Disaster Preparation and Training Have Something in Common

Association eLearning

Disaster preparation and training often suffer from the same unfortunate flaw. You’re supposed to have them in place and ready to go for when they’re needed. That means they should be planned for in advance, not at the last minute. But how many people or organizations actually do that?

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[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

5 Pieces of the Blended Learning Puzzle

InSync Training

Virtually There Session recap. Blended learning involves a much more complex equation than what we use to create and support traditional face-to-face or singular training events. Not only do we have to manage more technology and content, but our audience also learns on their own, futher complicating matters. How can we encourage people to interact with the content in a way that makes the most sense for them, when it’s most relevant to them?

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Unhappy with Your LMS? 4 Tips to Make a Successful Switch

CommLab India

This blog tells you why organizations are dissatisfied with their current LMSs and shares 4 quick & dirty tips on how to make a successful switch. Learning Technology LMS

Discovering Instructional Design 4: The Affective Domain

The E-Learning Curve

When defining the end-goal of instruction as part of goal analysis, it's helpful to explore the relevance of the often-overlooked Affective Domain. Continue Reading → The post Discovering Instructional Design 4: The Affective Domain appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Are games the best brain-training tactics?


The human brain is undoubtedly the most intricate machine on Earth. Our eyes, ears, and other sensory organs constantly send information to our cortex.

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Lectora 17 to Convert Your Legacy Courses to HTML5

CommLab India

Want to lift your Flash-based courses to modern standards? Think Lectora 17. How is it different from others? Let’s find out. Learning Technology Lectora Inspire

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.

A festive message from us

Unicorn Training

Season's Greetings!We We wanted to say a big thanks to all our clients, partners and friends for your ongoing support and being part of the Unicorn family. We hope you enjoy your festive break and look forward to working with you again in 2018.

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How To Teach a Language Using Video


Videos are engaging, fun, diverse… and simply awesome (but you probably know that already!) There are so many different ways to use video whether you are an employee, company owner, teacher, student, or just a normal person! Even if reasons vary, video has just the right use for all of us.

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7 Holiday gifts your employees will love this season


In some ways a company of friends is not that different to a commercial company.


Make E-Learning Fun: Learning Games for Adults


In our modern setting, learning takes place anywhere and everywhere so experts are busy developing new forms of e-learning to meet this demand. There are many formats of the e-learning course that reflect learners’ busy schedules while incorporating flexibility and modern technologies in one.

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[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

Protect Your Brand from Disgruntled Employees


We all know brand image matters, right? What are some of the big brands you can think of? Amazon, Coca-Cola, Nike? You know these names because careful branding was done by each of these companies. But what about your company’s image? Does it even have a brand image?

Is training failing deskless workers?

Sponge UK

Liam O’Meara shares a 5-step rescue plan to reach the large numbers of deskless workers who are missing out on learning and development opportunities

5 Best Practices to Design Effective Online Safety Courses [Infographic]

CommLab India

Look up five best practices to build effective eLearning courses on safety, for measurable results. Training Solutions Online Safety Training

Why Each Member of Every Organization Needs Sexual Harassment Training


Sexual harassment has been dominating headlines lately, bringing light to many situations involving celebrities and executives. But the revelations about inappropriate behavior are causing many other businesses that are not in the spotlight to take a look at their policies and practices too.

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.

Is Your Learning Data Being Held Hostage?

HT2 Labs

How to identify if you're at risk, why you should care, and what you can do about it. The post Is Your Learning Data Being Held Hostage? appeared first on HT2 Labs. Data & Analytics Tech & Trends xAPI

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The battle to build Africa: will India and Japan usurp China?


Japan and India are joining forces to boost their commercial presence in Africa and counter China’s dominance. Will they be able to compete with the continent's top trading partner – and how is Beijing reacting to the new competition? Stefania Palma reports

How Blending Lean, Agile, and Design Thinking Will Transform Your Team

General Assembly

Building a stronger workflow for developers, designers, and product managers leads to better cross-team collaboration — and better products. The following is an adapted excerpt from Lean vs. Agile vs. Design Thinking by designer, team leader, and business coach Jeff Gothelf.

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Smart sounds. Why audiobooks represent the next great growth opportunity for L&D.


What the rise in audiobooks can teach us. Skillsoft Books audiobooks

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3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

Top 10 Learning Conferences You Need to Attend in 2018


Why Attend a Learning and Development Conference in 2018. The best way to learn is by doing and sharing. Learning industry conferences, most with hands-on workshops and panel sessions, are the best place to do soak up a lot of information in a short amount of time. The value of networking alone is enough to include one or more of these in your budget for 2018.

W2 or 1099, Which is Right for you?

AXIOM Learning Solutions

There are two ways contractors participate in the learning and development workforce: either as W2 consultants or as independent contractors who have self-incorporated. For the. Read More. The post W2 or 1099, Which is Right for you? appeared first on AXIOM Learning Solutions.

Try Our New Reporting Tools With The GO1 December Update


As we approach the end of 2017 we have one final round of updates to the GO1 Platform that will set you up for a great start to the new year! With this update you will be able to take a deeper look at how users are interacting with individual learning items within Premium content […]. The post Try Our New Reporting Tools With The GO1 December Update appeared first on GO1 Learning. GO1 News Tips & Tricks product updates release notes

Are your Consultants Classified Properly?

AXIOM Learning Solutions

State regulations on consultant classification becomes more stringent each year, as does the IRS. Are you and your vendors updated on the latest classification guidelines? Read More. The post Are your Consultants Classified Properly? appeared first on AXIOM Learning Solutions.

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.