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Your Complete Guide to the FLSA

KnowledgeCity

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) came to be in 1938 to protect workers from unfair work practices and is specifically designed for organizations that conduct interstate business. Who is Subject to the FLSA? The business and its employees must be located in the United States.

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.

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Big Niches and Creating an Ecosystem Around Your Tribe with Avery White of Third Person Creative

LifterLMS

Big niches and creating an ecosystem around your tribe with Avery White of Third Person Creative in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Avery shares his story of how he went from a degree in computer engineering to running an online ecosystem of artists and an education platform online. Avery is living abroad in Thailand and has created a large ecosystem online of artists and creators from all different media formats and forms of expression.

Labour shortage: training as a crucial tool for recovery

Coorpacademy

As the economic recovery is confirmed, we are already witnessing the consequences of the pandemic on the labour market. Faced with the reopening, many companies are facing a shortage of skilled labour. “Last year we provided 35,000 training courses.

Rate of Job Growth Expected to Grow Through 2017

CLO Magazine

The U.S. percent from 2013 to 2017, according to a new report, faster than the 2009-2013 period but still down from the pre-recession 2003-2007 period. 7 Job growth in the United States from 2013 through 2017 is projected to grow at a rate slightly faster than the preceding post-recession years. But for certain occupations and metropolitan areas, the outlook is much brighter. and the 52 largest metropolitan areas. The U.S.

Everything You Need To Know About Mandatory Employee Training Programs

Coggno

All employers should adequately train their employees to maintain a productive and safe workplace. This article will look at mandatory employee training by the state and additional recommended training, ensuring that your company remains compliant when it comes to safety and staff training.

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.

Is Your Training Transferring to the Workplace?

KnowledgeCity

As companies rely more and more on their team’s knowledge, skills and abilities; we must ask: How well is your training transferring to the workplace? The True Cost of Training and Development. Here is the scenario: You have taken the initiative and spent $1,200 per employee for learning and development training. Your team spent time away from their jobs to obtain the training; factoring in employee wages and productivity losses.

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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After COVID, Reskilling Women is National Priority

Litmos

Retraining workers post-pandemic has become part of the national conversation in the United States. We’ve often written about reskilling on this blog, particularly in the wake of COVID-19. The pandemic changed the economy considerably. The U.S.

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.

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.

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. In addition, Immersive Learning provides data insights that are more insightful than any other training method.

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. In addition, Immersive Learning provides data insights that are more insightful than any other training method.

8 Advantages to Hiring Your Team Internationally

Your Training Edge

A British study from the National Institute for Economic and Social Research says hiring your team internationally allows your business to become more efficient! You can worry about the skilled workers in your own country all you want but you can’t refute the claims of a government-backed study. We live in a society where the labor market has increasingly become international. International Teams Are Easier on the Pocket. Grateful for Dirty Jobs.

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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.

What the Latest $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill Means for You and Your Business

KnowledgeCity

On March 11, the American Rescue Plan Act was signed into law by President Biden. The $1.9 trillion bill is the third round of pandemic aid provided by the federal government. The American Rescue Plan Act provides an additional $7.25 While the FFCRA expired on Dec.

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.

Covid-19 forced millions of women to leave the workforce - here’s how to bring them back

Edume

The Covid-19 crisis plunged most of the world into a major economic downturn - and unlike ‘regular’ recessions, which impact men’s employment more than women’s, the employment drop due to social distancing measures has had a larger impact on sectors with a high percentage of female employees.

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A Must-Do Before Training Begins: Assessing Readiness

Mindflash

Trainers will often identify whether an individual has completed level one of a technical program before moving to level two — but just as often they fail to go back to basics of cataloging employee knowledge before training begins. Big mistake — here’s a personal tale that explains why. My first day in the driver’s seat of the family Ford began in front of our house with my dad on the passenger side. He turned to me and said, “Start the car.”

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.

Invest in your business, invest in your staff

Yarno

It’s about the benefits of workplace training, so obviously it turned up on our radar. We didn’t just read the article, however, we also decided to delve into to hard facts and stats on the actual relationship between investment in staff training, and the overall benefits to the business. Read on below… The current retail context Times, as ever, are tough. Wage costs are humongous. The average retail worker is on $19.92

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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. When she graduated she landed a job as a substitute teacher at a school in Colorado.

How to Attract Female Employees to Your Company – and Retain Them!

Avilar

For decades, companies such as IBM, Genentech, and Salesforce have been held up as models for attracting, retaining, and developing female talent – and promoting gender equity in the workplace. . Why make the extra effort to include women? workforce for only the second time in history.

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Are you training your remote workforce? 67% say they want more.

TalentLMS

A 2015 study by Stanford University pointed out the benefits of employees working remotely — such as less time spent commuting, lower costs, and greater autonomy. Over the years, experts have given advice on how to be more productive at home, and on remote work trends. But what about the actual, on-the-job requirements? How much training do remote workers get, and how is this remote workforce training delivered? Noise: The sound of remote work.

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.

Reskilling and Upskilling the Retail Workforce for the Post-Pandemic World

Disprz

A new three-part series from Disprz analyzes the full continuum of the retail industry’s digital talent transformation. Read the article here ]. To answer that, let’s dive into the future of work for retail employees! — We hope you liked the article!

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Interview: Jeff Fermin at Officevibe

Mindflash

The company’s mission is ambitious: “to help people grow and gain motivation to succeed in the office, make healthy lifestyle choices, create an eco-friendly workplace, give back to philanthropic causes, and have them collaborate with their colleagues in and out of the office.” We spoke with Fermin, who heads up marketing and business development at Officevibe, about trends in office culture and eLearning. JF: Let me start by explaining the problem that’s going on.

What It Takes To Be a Mall Santa

Mindflash

Thousands of malls around the United States are packed with professional Santas — jolly, reliable Santa Claus stand-ins who entertain children and families between now and December 25. Although in one case at Macy’s in San Francisco , a longtime Santa was relieved of duty last week after sharing an off-color joke with a couple grown-ups.) So what does it take to succeed in the business? Job Requirements. What Is The Pay Scale?

Putting the Future of Work in a Global Context

General Assembly

Six countries’ skill-building programs and policy initiatives in the age of automation. In the U.S., despite surging stocks and historic GDP growth, people’s incomes and wages haven’t kept up and income inequality continues to accelerate. Source: The Economist Intelligence Unit.

The ideal worker for the new workforce

CLO Magazine

The pandemic has forced a monumental shift in thinking about the relationship between work and workers. The proliferation of remote work and remote schooling has put a tremendous strain on men and women alike and has caused many of us to rethink our relationship with work.

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.

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. He had an expensive house at the time that was killing him, as it cost a lot of money and time to maintain.

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.

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.

Seismic Shifts in Hiring

CLO Magazine

Fully 86 percent of tech hiring managers and recruiters surveyed by Indeed say finding qualified talent to be a challenge, and more than half admit to hiring people who don’t meet job requirements out of desperation to fill these roles. The 12-year-old full-service software development firm in Boulder, Colorado, used to offshore most of its development to Armenia, but in 2013 they decided it was time to bring the work back in-house. Paid to learn.

Your WordPress LMS Freelance Business Transformation with Matt Inglot

LifterLMS

Learn about how you can build your WordPress LMS freelance business transformation with Matt Inglot in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. After years of working in the space Matt became very good at building sites, and he was making a lot of money.

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. In fact a Gallup study of American adults found that half had left a job at some point in their career to get away from an awful manager. 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.

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