Tue.Nov 26, 2019

In-House Upskilling: Is Amazon’s Strategy a Smart Move?

Talented Learning

EDITOR’S NOTE: Because extended enterprise learning involves multiple disciplines, we sometimes ask other experts to share their insights. Today we feature advice from Daniel Newman , Principal Analyst at Futurum Research and CEO of Broadsuite Media Group.

Mini-Scenarios for Assessment

Experiencing eLearning

Does scenario-based learning always have to involve complex branching or simulations? You can use one-question mini-scenarios to make your assessments more relevant and valuable. Mini-scenarios are fast and easy to build.

How To Wield Your Skills Like A Weapon

Your Training Edge

Picture this. You wake up in the morning without any stress of going to work. You don’t have a boss to pester you for that presentation. Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, many people are living this life already. By now you must have guessed that we’re talking about freelancers.

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Four LXP Trends to Look for in 2020


Today’s organizations are seeking intuitive learning solutions that offer exceptional user experience and quickly upskill employees.

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View from the Learning Team: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Andrea Mikulenas, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

As a learning leader, you are regularly faced with a dilemma: prioritize the needs of the learners, or succumb to the budgetary demands and deadlines of the C-suite? This proverbial tug-of-war is a constant in learning development - but it doesn't have to be. Join Miriam Taylor and Andrea Mikulenas of Inno-Versity as they dive into the second layer of the Triple Bottom Line of eLearning – the Learning Leaders!

Passion and Learning

Clark Quinn

My better half recently got a sample of special butter. A gift from a co-worker (an interesting story), and led me to reflect on the link between passion and learning. M’lady’s co-worker is a fan of good butter.

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The Best Social Learning Approaches To Your Onboarding Program


There are several best social learning approaches that you can utilize to deliver your onboarding program , and social learning is one of them. It is an effective strategy that organizations can use to get their in-house talent involved in the onboarding process to support new hires.

The Benefits of a Robust Learning Management System


A learning management system (LMS) is a server-based or cloud-based software program that allows companies to create, manage and implement eLearning programs within their organizations.

What Is a Hackathon?

Convergence Training

As a company focused on helping companies improve workplace performance, we’ve got a lot of interest in techniques intended to help solve problems, be more creative, and innovate more.

Think Outside of the Box: Tips and Best Practices for Content Distribution

You invest a lot of energy creating courses, and you didn’t spend all of your time creating content just to let it sit on the shelf. This eBook covers the various ways to get your content in front of learners, track utilization, and drive revenue.

How to Support Your Digital Transformation Strategy


The future of work is becoming increasingly digital. Human resource (HR) professionals must work closely with the IT department to align organizational goals with technological resources.

Ducks and Dammit Dolls - A Thanksgiving Tale

Reflection Software

The holidays are approaching, and you know what that means…it’s time for lots and lots of food! Ok yes, and time to think about everything you’re thankful for in life and all that good stuff, too. Company Culture

Training Program Design: Keys to Success


Everyone knows employee development is necessary, but few companies actually put effort into training program design that really delivers results. According to Inc. while U.S.

Why a staff transformation has to happen before a digital transformation


If you’re looking to implement new technology in your business and do away with the old, ineffective systems, you’ll need to do more than simply slap a new software on your employees’ computers. Real digital transformations begin with internal transformations among your workforce.

Leveraging Training to Go Beyond with Sales Enablement

Speaker: Matthew Hawk, VP of Instructional Design and Training Delivery, Synchrony

Whether you’re pitching a new training program, improving your onboarding process, or working to move a key metric, the trick is to optimize content creation and deployment for maximum results. In this webinar, Matthew Hawk, VP of Instructional Design & Training Delivery at Synchrony, will lay out a schematic for Sales Enablement, and demonstrate where training should fit in your overall strategy.

7 Things you should ask yourself before choosing an authoring tool


There are several authoring tools available on the market to create your online training. Whether you choose one or the other will depend on some key criteria, which you must take into account in order to make the right decision. . Is it easy to use?

Applying Gagne’s Events of Instruction in E-learning [Infographic]

CommLab India

To make your eLearning courses more effective, adopt Gagne’s events of instruction. Take a look at Gagne’s 9 events of instruction, in this infographic. eLearning Design Instructional Design

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Faster than the speed of retail: 7 key takeaways (Ep15)


How can you support the fast pace of change in retail L&D? How can you empower people to become experts? What are the skills your workforce needs for the future? We’ve pulled out 7 key takeaways from Simon’s conversation with Miguel Premoli , Vice President of HR at Walgreens Boots Alliance.

4 Sales Demo Tips That All Enterprises Should Be Using in 2020


Sales. It’s that one area that can make or break even the best products and services. Sales demos are a useful tool that many software companies rely on to showcase what their product can do. Today, the sales process is driven by customer experiences.

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Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

5 People Management Skills To Cover In Leadership Online Training


Many people hate their jobs because their managers focus more on the work than they do on the people. Can you ‘build’ a better boss by teaching them how to ‘play well with others’? The post 5 People Management Skills To Cover In Leadership Online Training appeared first on AllenComm.

Best Employee Onboarding Solutions for the Digital-First Workforce


What comes to your mind when you think of onboarding a new employee? To get all the paperwork ready for signatures on day one.

Learning personalization gets personal

CLO Magazine

I’ve been writing about learning personalization for more than two decades. Influenced by the perspectives of Sir Ken Robinson and others, it seemed only a matter of time until learning content, activities and experiences would be personalized to some degree for each of our learners.

The Benefits of a Robust Learning Management System


A learning management system (LMS) is a server-based or cloud-based software program that allows companies to create, manage and implement eLearning programs within their organizations. This interactive system delivers custom educational content to learners through a user interface that runs in their browsers as a webpage. There is no doubt that effective training programs are. The post The Benefits of a Robust Learning Management System appeared first on CoreAxis

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Giving Tuesday: Help Give Away 10 Free Storyline Variables Courses to Worthy Non-Profits

E-learning Uncovered

December 3 is Giving Tuesday, and we'd like to do our part. We are giving away 10 free registrations to our Mastering Variables in Articulate Storyline course on Udemy. If you are a 501(c)3 non-profit or NGO, just fill out the quick form below to enter! Deadline to enter is 11:59 p.m.

How Can You Use Personalized eLearning To Drive Employee Performance And Achieve Higher ROI?

eLearning Industry

This free eBook outlines what personalized eLearning is and how it can be used to achieve high-impact training and a better ROI. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Employee Performance Corporate Training eLearning ROI Free eLearning eBooks Personalized Learning

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Tips to Avoid Cognitive Overload in Employee Training Programs

Designing Digitally

The internet era brought with it the most valuable asset possessed by humanity: knowledge. Information is abundant to anyone owning a desktop computer, laptop, or handheld device.

How Serious Games Lead To A Higher Corporate Training ROI

eLearning Industry

Looking for a more efficient employee training method? Try serious games! You'll improve employee job performance and as well as your training ROI. Read on to learn how! This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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View from the C-Suite: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Jerry Zandstra, Co-Founder, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

One of the secrets of the C-suite is that they are always dealing with scarcity. Money spent in one place cannot be spent in another. One hundred thousand dollars spent on learning will not be available to spend on marketing or hiring, or any one of several dozen other budget items. Join Miriam Taylor and Dr. Jerry Zandstra as they take a look at learning, training, and development from the C-suite perspective!