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How to Use Blended Learning for Onboarding

How to Use Blended Learning for Onboarding Losing new recruits within the first year or two is expensive. Yet many businesses are not doing what’s required to welcome and motivate newcomers and make them feel confident about having joined the right company. If your intent is long term retention of... Continue Reading

Getting References when selecting your LMS

Getting References When Selecting Your LMS Most prospective customers ask software vendors for client references before they purchase a learning management system (LMS). It’s prudent to find out what clients have to say about performance and after sales support. Contacting at least three client... Continue Reading

Optimize Sales Training with Video

Optimize Sales Training with Video You spend a significant sum each year on sales training, but is your investment making business sense? Are your salespeople retaining the knowledge they receive and using it to increase sales? Your investment on training is worthwhile if it enhances employee... Continue Reading

The Case for a New Learning Program with Microlearning

The Case for a New Learning Program with Microlearning The fear that human attention spans are growing shorter because of technology may or may not have a basis in fact. There is no question that learning via small nuggets (microlearning) versus huge volumes of information is the wave of the... Continue Reading

Effectively Using eLearning for Compliance Training

Using eLearning for Compliance Training While compliance training is important – a company certainly doesn’t want to set itself up for liability issues by failing to provide such courses – it’s also among the most boring subjects for employees and management. Then there’s the question of... Continue Reading

Training that Works for Millennials

Training that Works for Millennials As we begin 2017, engaging and retaining talent continues to be one of the key challenges confronting American companies. According to a recent Pew summary of the US Census figures, millennials, the generation born between 1981 and 1997, comprise the largest... Continue Reading

Engaging Induction Training: The Key to Employee Retention

Why Induction Training is Important Human resources are an organization’s most vital asset. Keeping them engaged and productive is essential for business resilience and growth. Research indicates that solid onboarding can prevent employees from leaving the company within the first three years. On... Continue Reading

It Matters how Employees Feel about Gamification

While companies know that employee engagement is essential for business success, not all companies are currently having success with motivating their employees. According to the Gallup survey for 2015, just 32% of employees polled in the US were engaged in their work. More than 50% were reportedly... Continue Reading