How can you remain profitable post-COVID-19? Invest in your workforce, particularly leaders

CLO Magazine

One steady state is where employees feel supported by the company, hence they work hard and are loyal, making the company more profitable. This gives the company the financial capacity to continue to support its workers, making this a self-reinforcing steady state. The other potential outcome is one where employees feel unsupported by the company. They will produce less and be less loyal, thus increasing turnover and making the company less profitable.

Launch a Corporate Online Training Program the Right Way in 3 Steps

TOPYX LMS

So, you’ve read the learning management system (LMS) reviews, tried out a few LMS demos, decided online learning is the training model you want to implement in your company, and purchased a learning management system. It’s time to launch it so that your employees and company can start benefiting from the investment as soon as possible. LMS/online training program launch time is a critical time for companies.

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How to Measure the Impact of Training on Your Bottom Line

CourseArc

In conversation, we use terms like “great”, “exceptional,” or “very useful” to express opinions, such as what we think of a Christmas or gift or the performance of our favorite team. But these same words cannot be used in the corporate world when it comes to justifying the value that any investment — like eLearning — brings to your organization. The goal of any training is to reliably produce improved outcomes.

The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

” Who knew that years later, this quote would become a battle cry for what I see happening in the LMS market? Recently, the concept of corporate learning ecosystems has grown increasingly popular — and with good reason. Imagine creating a dynamic, intelligent learning infrastructure that engages your far-flung workforce, wherever those individuals may be. In a recent post, I outlined the emerging practice of LMS augmentation. 2) Learning Experience.

How Much Does Informal Learning Actually Cost?

Dashe & Thomson

Current research indicates that 20% of learning is formal and 80% is informal, yet 80% of training budgets are spent on formal learning and only 20% on informal learning. According to Dan Clark in Big Dog, Little Dog: The True Cost of Informal Learning , the trouble with this research is that although the comparative percentages for formal and informal learning are correct, information on what is actually spent on each is based on weak research.

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How to Brighten Your Corporate Training and Avoid It Become a Boring Training

Your Training Edge

The principal target of every such studying session is to improve professional skills of employees, which consequently boosts productiveness of organization as a whole. When a company orders training, they do expect that it will improve their workers’ skills and knowledge, but will not tell you how you should organize the studying process to make it efficient. Being a real expert in the domain, you must thoroughly create your presentation. Top learned concepts.

Reinforce Learning Through Storytelling

Mindflash

Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin. Trainers bring a full tool box to reinforce content: small group work, role plays and a myriad of experiential learning techniques. It’s really hard to monitor a role play across the range of formats for delivering training today. In any format the best trainers connect the audience to the topic by sharing great stories. Each effectively feeds the other. It’s in the News.

How Will California Assembly Bill 5 Change Gig Worker Training?

Litmos

Last year, I wrote a blog post about the ways gig economy workers can be enticed to take voluntary training. Training and the gig economy can be a difficult mix for several reasons, but that reality might be changing. . The bill was gaining national attention, and it appeared other states might follow suit. . AB 5, which went into effect at the start of 2020, formalizes the distinction between independent contractors and employees.

Why companies are turning to Virtual Reality to engage and train employees faster

STRIVR

Employee training traditionally involved a blended approach, including scalable methods like manuals and videos as well as in-person methods like classes, on-the-job training and 1:1 mentorship. All of these methods can be useful for certain types of learning, but many organizations have discovered tradeoffs. Defining Immersive Learning. Immersive Learning offers the chance to practice many times in a virtual environment so users become proficient in new skills.

Why companies are turning to Virtual Reality to engage and train employees faster

STRIVR

Employee training traditionally involved a blended approach, including scalable methods like manuals and videos as well as in-person methods like classes, on-the-job training and 1:1 mentorship. All of these methods can be useful for certain types of learning, but many organizations have discovered tradeoffs. Defining Immersive Learning. Immersive Learning offers the chance to practice many times in a virtual environment so users become proficient in new skills.

Why is Compliance so Hard? And Why it Doesn’t Have to Be!

Enyota Learning

For large organizations with a distributed workforce, compliance training is a key focus area. This is necessary to ensure employees are educated on the laws, regulations, and policies that apply to their day-to-day job responsibilities. Compliance training is essential for several reasons - to ensure compliance that drives better process adherence and performance, to avoid legal liability for violations, and to add business value and ensure competitive advantage.

A Paycheck Away, Our Learning Game For Change, Was a Game Changer

Bottom-Line Performance

We hosted a public game play session of “A Paycheck Away” as part of the Spirit and Place Festival last Friday, November 9th. We’ve play tested this game several times with groups of all shapes and sizes, and the results of game play showed us just how powerful game based learning and “games for change” can be. You see, a major component of the A Paycheck Away experience is discussion that happens before and after the game.

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14 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 18

Upside Learning

This time we decided to do our homework, pack our bags and take a trip down the school days. And if you are still caught in the traditional school approach, know why integrating technology in classrooms is not just the need for the hour but how can it benefit you. Besides this, we have uncovered some cool resources, reports and findings that will keep you abreast of the latest happenings. Then, can an iPad replace the smartboard and help cut down on cost?

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5 Tips How to Motivate Your Employees

Your Training Edge

A group of motivated employees will be the reason for success while the demotivated will take a company down. Of course, as an employee, it is difficult to stay motivated, focused and determined the kind of pressure which is built upon them. Lack of holidays, free-time to spend with family and low wage makes them indifferent towards the company goals. Some Famous Companies and The Employees Motivations Tactics. 5 Tips to Motivate the Employees.

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Why Compliance is so Hard? And Why It Doesn’t Have to Be?

Enyota Learning

For large organizations with a distributed workforce, compliance training is a key focus area. This is necessary to ensure employees are educated on the laws, regulations, and policies that apply to their day-to-day job responsibilities. Compliance training is essential for several reasons - to ensure compliance that drives better process adherence and performance, to avoid legal liability for violations, and to add business value and ensure competitive advantage.

How to upskill your on-demand workforce without training them

Edume

When someone signs up to provide services in the on-demand sector, there are a variety of laws surrounding their employment status and the nature of their relationship to the company. By law, an employee requires benefits like overtime pay, minimum wage and expense reimbursement. What determines whether a worker is an ‘employee’ or not is the degree of control a company exerts over them, like how or when they are to work.

A chief of learning and positive thinking

CLO Magazine

Mara didn’t begin life planning to shake up the corporate world of learning and development. Like many learning leaders, she initially planned to become a teacher like her mother and father. It was great work, she says, but it wasn’t paying the bills.

Why Self-Paced Learning is Key to Successful L&D

Kea

The fourth industrial revolution is very different from the first. That was when employees would work for 12 to 16 hours a day, under dangerous and dirty working conditions, with the sun as the only source of light. The pay wasn’t even sufficient to meet their basic needs, while wages for women was one-third of that for men. Today, the work environment is all about learning, growth and self-actualization, at least in terms of one’s career.

Come See our CEO Donna Wells at #ATD2016!

Mindflash

Sometimes organizations will ask a trainer to calculate the ROI of a training initiative to justify a training budget. In this case, the benefit may need to be estimated if actual data is not available. Calculating ROI can also help training and development professionals recognize areas where they can streamline their efforts. This allows them to present a more cost-effective solution that is more likely to get stakeholder buy in.

How to save $17,568 using Free Online Courses to automate your marketing

Wyzed

In today’s post we’re going to show you in detail how Nudge Coach (a digital coaching and health tracking platform) are using Free Online Courses to automate 14.6 Nudge Coach Co-founder, Phil Beene, had this to say… “Creating a simple online course with Wyzed has allowed us to literally put the top half of our sales process on autopilot. ” We’ve never been more scaleable” This post covers the exact steps Nudge Coach took to implement this system.

How to save $17,568 using Free Online Courses to automate your marketing

Wyzed

In today’s post we’re going to show you in detail how Nudge Coach (a digital coaching and health tracking platform) are using Free Online Courses to automate 14.6 Nudge Coach Co-founder, Phil Beene, had this to say… “Creating a simple online course with Wyzed has allowed us to literally put the top half of our sales process on autopilot. ” We’ve never been more scaleable” This post covers the exact steps Nudge Coach took to implement this system.

How to save $17,568 using Free Online Courses to automate your marketing

Wyzed

In today’s post we’re going to show you in detail how Nudge Coach (a digital coaching and health tracking platform) are using Free Online Courses to automate 14.6 Nudge Coach Co-founder, Phil Beene, had this to say… “Creating a simple online course with Wyzed has allowed us to literally put the top half of our sales process on autopilot. ” We’ve never been more scaleable” This post covers the exact steps Nudge Coach took to implement this system.

Labor Relations for a Healthy Workplace

KnowledgeCity

Both employers and employees must understand their rights in the workplace. The effects of changes are wide-reaching and will trickle down to even the smallest of companies. Labor relations is defined as the relationship between an employer and a union or labor organization. Essentially, labor relations refer to the relationship between management and labor and includes the maintenance of any labor agreements. The U.S.

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. Daniel is an author, speaker, blogger and educator who works with leading technology brands to help businesses around the world embrace the benefits of digital transformation. Is Corporate Learning Ready to Fill the Skills Gap? The concept seems straightforward enough. The scope of this initiative is huge.

How to upskill your on demand workforce while staying regulation compliant

Edume

When someone signs up to provide services in the on-demand sector, there are a variety of laws surrounding their employment status and the nature of their relationship to the company. By law, an employee requires benefits like overtime pay, minimum wage and expense reimbursement. What determines whether a worker is an ‘employee’ or not is the degree of control a company exerts over them, like how or when they are to work.

Increasing Productivity Results In Business Growth: Research Reveals Secret To Making More Money

WalkMe Training Station

Some would say the secret to business growth is efficiency. Efficiency, writes Michael Mankins in Harvard Business Review, is about “doing the same with less”. Companies most often improve labor efficiency by finding ways to reduce the number of labor hours required to produce the same level of output. This translates into savings because the company spends less on wages and other labor-related costs.”. So ignore the efficiency myth.

The future of work: 5 key trends for the next 10 years

Edume

The rise of the gig economy in the last decade led to a rise in the number of people working on a project-by-project basis. Project-based work appeals - in part - because of the flexibility it offers ( 43% of remote workers reported flexibility was the greatest advantage of remote work). Another alluring attribute is the prospect of becoming self-governing. The gig employee knows why project-based work is attractive. Every year in the U.S.,

How to Run a Profitable WordPress LMS Agency with Marcel Petitpas from Parakeeto

LifterLMS

Learn how to run a profitable WordPress LMS agency with Marcel Petitpas from Parakeeto in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Many people forget about the cost of earning their revenue when they add a service component to their business. Enjoy the show.

Corporate Tax Cut: What It Means for L&D

CLO Magazine

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December 2017 is the biggest one-time corporate tax rate reduction in U.S. The rate dropped from 35 percent to 21 percent, leaving major corporations with money to spend. Deloitte’s “CFO Signals: 2018 Q1” report found that 31 percent of CFOs expect to increase domestic hiring and 38 percent anticipate raising wages as a result of the tax reform. million training budget.

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What can you do to support women in your workplace?

Edume

A recent study showed that a higher percentage of women in the workplace led to: More job satisfaction Less burnout More meaningful work And these improvements were seen across the workforce as a whole, rather than just among the women taking part in the survey. By way of comparison, the typical profitable firm in our sample had a net profit margin of 6.4 of senior executives among the world’s largest 500 companies are women. In the U.K.

The New Face of Apprenticeships

CLO Magazine

Most would associate apprenticeships, a teaching model that combines on-the-job training with classroom instruction, a development strategy for the construction industry. Companies such as Aon and Zurich point to benefits that range from a more loyal and better-trained workforce, to students emerging with training relevant to the needs of the market and no education-based debt. The Ultimate Learning Job.

Affiliate Marketing for Course Creators with Dean Holland

LifterLMS

Learn about affiliate marketing for course creators with Dean Holland in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett from LifterLMS. Dean has a lot going on with his businesses, and he shares some great tips for online course creators in this episode.

Sharing the Simple Life Transformation Through Courses, Books, and More with Veteran Gary Collins

LifterLMS

Sharing the simple life transformation through courses, books, and more with veteran Gary Collins in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Gary specializes in helping people start with lifestyle developments relating to off-grid living, minimalism, RV living, and optimal health. He eventually adapted, earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, and went on to become a federal agent working for the government. 15 an hour.

The $125,000 Teacher – And Corporate Counterpart

Wonderful Brain

This past Sunday 60 minutes featured a story that no doubt will contribute to the warm dialogues concerning the public schools, teacher unionism and tenure. [link]. The Charter School – TEP, The Equity Project – makes the case that paying teachers a substantial salary, somewhat on par with (my words here) what a high level Instructional Designer or Learning & Development leader earns, will improve student test results. Learning

The Difference Between Good and Great Managers

Everwise

If Hollywood and the humdrum of our everyday lives have taught us anything, it’s that bad bosses far outnumber the good ones. For the past 15 years, similar polls have found that less than one-third of Americans say they are engaged at work – and a lot of that comes down to their manager. And, more importantly, what separates the beyond awful from the good, and the good from the great? Who is the type of person that employees want to work for?

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