From Hourly to Anywhere

CLO Magazine

Tuition reimbursement programs are nothing new. Companies have been providing employees with financial support to pursue advanced training and expand their company-relevant skills for decades. “Our program is more peculiar.” Many employees were hired on the spot.

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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Walmart Gives Employees Access to Affordable Online Degrees

CLO Magazine

Walmart, the nation’s largest private employer, launched a new education benefits program May 30 as an investment in its 1.4 Through the program, Walmart is subsidizing the cost of tuition, books and fees to their employees to $1 a day.

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. 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. 2) Learning Experience.

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. How do you measure the success of the training?

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. A repot coming out of an ASTD research project supported by the U.

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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. . So what might AB 5 mean for training?

How To Implement A Captivating eLearning Re-Engagement Campaign

KnowledgeAnywhere

you’re reading this blog, chances are you’re a manager, supervisor, or HR professional trying to get all your employees trained or cross-trained. By investing in training, you’re investing in your people, and ultimately your entire operation. Evaluate Your eLearning Materials.

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. You see, a major component of the A Paycheck Away experience is discussion that happens before and after the game. Contact us to learn more.

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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. 5 Tips to Motivate the Employees.

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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. Think about the last time you purchased a cellphone.

Justify the Learning Ritual

CLO Magazine

Elliott Masie is the chairman and CLO of The Masie Center’s Learning Consortium and CEO of The Masie Center, an international think tank focused on learning and workplace productivity. What are the differences in their performance?

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.

Amazon Goes Big with $700 Million Reskilling Pledge

CLO Magazine

Amazon announced on Thursday it will spend $700 million to retrain and develop its employees over the next six years. With nearly 300,000 employees and a market cap of almost $1 trillion, Seattle-based Amazon is one of the largest employers in the United States.

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. He turned to me and said, “Start the car.”

Amazon Decides to Split HQ2 to Handle Tech Talent Shortages

KnowledgeCity

Amazon suggested that it could spend more than $5 billion on its HQ2 during the next 17 years with operations matching its original headquarters in Seattle. However, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that the online behemoth is backing out of its massively hyped HQ2 investment that had city and state leaders going to any lengths to secure the chance of having Amazon call their metropolis its second home. Kolko told The Journal. “If

CARES Act offers tax, workforce relief for businesses and employees

CLO Magazine

To help stabilize the U.S. economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the CARES Act aims to boost the economy with $2 trillion in tax and non-tax emergency aid for individuals and businesses. Up to 100 percent of the loan is forgivable.

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. based in Sarasota, Florida, realized it had to create an apprenticeship program to build the workforce it needs. The Atlantic Mold and Machining Corp.

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 ” We’ve never been more scaleable” This post covers the exact steps Nudge Coach took to implement this system.

Selling Courses Online – $0 to $13,000 / Month

Academy of Mine

We’re often asked “how much money can you make selling courses online “? However, we thought it would be helpful to outline the progress that one of our clients made over the years. They spent the time to develop a high quality course content and they spent a long time promoting the course. The client has provided their metrics for us, but they wish to remain anonymous. All we can say is that they offer courses in the creative field.

Rubio’s Coastal Grill Leverages E-learning Initiative to Reduce “Penalty Pay” Costs

discoverlink

The restaurant chain has a total of 203 units with locations throughout California, Arizona, Nevada, and Colorado. Each state has a final pay law that determines the legal amount of time in which an employer must issue an employee’s last paycheck. The Consequence of Penalty Pay.

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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. Is Corporate Learning Ready to Fill the Skills Gap? The concept seems straightforward enough. The scope of this initiative is huge.

Seismic Shifts in Hiring

CLO Magazine

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. Most software development is learned on the job anyway,” Magyar said.

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.”

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. While the U.S.

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. Indeed, some companies are investing in employees with the tax savings.

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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. The Ultimate Learning Job. The return is good for employers, too.

The True Cost of Informal Learning

Big Dog, Little Dog

Before I start I want to note that in a very few instances I've been accused of not helping the cause when I question some of the research on informal/formal learning. For example, late last year I blogged a post defending informal learning.

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Apprenticeships in the U.S. by the Numbers [Infographic]

Pract.us

Some are developing apprenticeship programs in which employees learn while they earn. These programs have long been overlooked in the U.S., Here’s a glance at today’s state of apprenticeships by the numbers. The US has seen marked growth in apprenticeships.

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.

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.

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.

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