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Online Training Solutions and the Art of Enterprise Training Delivery

Kitaboo - Employee Training

Online training solutions , unlike their traditional brick-and-mortar counterparts, are more engaging and immersive. With online resources, learners are not restricted to the passive transfer of knowledge from the instructor to the students.

What’s Better for Your Employees – Digital Training or Instructor-Led Training

Kitaboo - Employee Training

You must be aware of this scenario where a new employee joins your organization and spends all the working hours for the next couple of weeks in the training room. True, this is an important phase to make the employee feel valued and upskill them to perform the task at hand efficiently. Two weeks of training equates to around 90 hours! Surely you could have let the employee utilize some hours for actual productive work.

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What Training Leaders Can Learn from a Design Thinking Approach

Rallyware for Human Resources

When one comes across the notion of “design thinking” for the first time, the initial thoughts that jump to mind might be about a design team at work. Let’s see how implementing design thinking in your organization’s training program can make a real impact.

Fueling Professional Development with Personalized Learning

Cornerstone On Demand

One-size-fits-all professional development never really fits all of the different “sizes" of workers in an organization. Seniority levels, job roles, locations—and even local culture—all figure into personalizing learning so that the lessons stick.

Advocating for Diversity and Inclusion Training Plans

Global People Strategist

With a variety of different organizations advocating in the workforce, a large majority of operating organizations in North America are now offering specific diversity and inclusion training seminars. Does this training really make an organization’s workforce more inclusive? What is Diversity and Inclusion training? Recent studies have suggested that many North American organizations are providing some sort of diversity & inclusion training.

A Crash Course in Job Descriptions

HR Daily Advisor

Here are some of the most important benefits of creating (and continually updating) accurate job descriptions. These job descriptions: Give applicants information about the requirements for the job in terms of required experience, education, and any other necessary skills.

Successful E-Learning – A Roadmap


Successful E-Learning – A Roadmap. Elearnings as a whole are very attractive, as they offer an inexpensive alternative to classroom training. Learning Styles. One of the first challenges that presents itself is truly understanding your users learning styles.

4 Woefully Underused, Crazy-Effective Ways to Create Employee Training Programs that Deliver


At first glance, the statistics are pretty scary. Access Perks reports that over a quarter of employees plan to look for a new job in the next year, and 15% have already started. It’s time to step up the game when it comes to employee training programs.

Employability Skills Provide Your Career Future – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the NRAEF works to attract, develop and retain professionals for the restaurant industry.

How to Scale your Learning & Development Offerings with Little or No Budget?

New to HR

We all know how import learning & development is for our employees and the long term success of our companies, yet there are business situations when there is little or no budget available. The new term MOOC* for Massive Open Online Course was coined.

LMS Analytics is Not Enough to Evaluate Training Efficiency — and Here’s Why

Rallyware for Human Resources

Big data keeps challenging different industries, and learning and development is no exception. Companies want to be data-driven, but when they start mining data, the difficulty in connecting numbers and statistics to real business KPIs becomes apparent.

Corporate vs. Academic Learning Management Systems (LMS)

TrustRadius HR

The market for Learning Management Systems (LMS) is overflowing with different products. Ranging from monthly subscriptions to individual downloads, the sheer amount of options is staggering. The first type of LMS used was Academic LMS in K-12 environments and higher education.

Starting a business in another country: Learn from those who did it


A stark reality for companies operating in today’s economic environment is the need – or opportunity, rather – to establish an international presence in the marketplace. This means, of course, starting a business in another country. Know the cultural norms.

Make sure to acquire the LMS that really fit your needs and budget knowing these LMS pricing insights


Companies and institutions are understanding the importance of the implementation of e-learning strategies that engage and motivate employees and students. These strategies could be expensive or demand a good amount of the annual budget.

What this Weekend’s Fastest Marathon of All-Time Taught us About Business

Jason Treu

In Vienna , Eliud Kipchoge, the marathon world record holder, on Saturday shattered a record that had been untouchable. Some people call him the Roger Federer or Michael Jordan of running. No one has done this on any marathon course. The key is to “swim in your lane.”

3 Important Learning & Development Trends in 2020

TrustRadius HR

Greater emphasis is being put on the quality of learners’ experiences. This trend encourages greater focus on intelligent personalization, self-guided learning, and mobile accessibility within learning systems. Workplace learning is changing.

The Machine Learning Big Data Guide for HR & Recruiting #hrtechconf


This is a two part series that dives into the basics for machine learning for human resources and recruitment. . In a world where the demand for qualified knowledge workers is greater than ever before, highly-skilled professionals expect nothing less than the best from their employers when it comes to workplace benefits, compensation and development for themselves as well as their employees. The answer is, all of the above. What is Machine Learning?

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Unique Employee Development Opportunities Management Should Embrace

Tandem HR

Employees expect learning opportunities at work. If more than 50% of your staff wants to improve their skill set and boost their mind power, finding ways to help them do so should be at the top of your to-do list. But before you schedule a meeting and repeat statistics or read dry and boring articles to your staff, consider the following non-traditional employee development opportunities. There are several benefits that come along with mentoring in the workplace.

The 100 HR Indicators Every Manager Needs to Know


If you’re like me, you might also be addicted to listicles, these articles in the forms of bullet-points that distil information in a very digestible way. Training & Development #7. Supervision rate: the number of employees that a manager has to supervise.

Boosting Your HR with a Gamification Program


Gamification or in other words, the application of game mechanisms to other non-game areas, has spread to many domains in the past few years: social media, loyalty programs, and of course… HR! But since the word has become a staple of the business world, have you actually leveraged gamification in your organisation? So why should HR learn from Game Designers? Time to apply the theory and move to the practise! Interested in learning more?

New Research on Cutting-Edge Performance Management: What Are We Learning?

Compensation Cafe

Today, we're very excited to showcase this post from Gerry, where he shares the results and insights from that study (also the topic of a special WorldatWork Journal edition, as our image indicates), along with his thoughts on where its all going! For the past year, I have been leading research on cutting-edge performance management practices at the Center for Effective Organizations (CEO), University of Southern California. Expect more adoptions in the future.

How to Measure Employee Engagement


After all, how do you get people to tell you how engaged they are in their work when they might not even understand the concept very well? They either use the average score of all questions or the score from a single question. Measuring employee engagement is tricky.

How to Modernize Employee Development for Today’s Workplace


Finding talented employees is difficult for even the best companies. Instead of trying to find elusive qualities in your prospective employees, you can train the workers you already have to possess those qualities. . In addition to giving you better-qualified workers for the same salary, you can also improve your employee retention because your newly trained workers will feel more loyal and grateful to your organization. The Workplace is Changing.

Skills and Competencies: What is the Difference?


Nearly every day, we hear business people discuss the skills and competencies their employees need to succeed. The two terms, “skills” and “competencies,” are used together so often that many people think of them as synonyms. Are they the same? The short answer is “no.”

10 Tech Tools to Use for HR Professionals

Digital HR Tech

In a recent interview, I was asked the question: “What tools and technology do you use at the HR Trend Institute? Do you walk the talk?”. The HR Trend Institute is a small organization. I am not sponsored by any of the applications I mention, so no worries!

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Cafe Classic: Re-Thinking Compensation At Professional Services Firms

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: As pay transparency and equity concerns draw ever more attention, it's interesting to revisit Stephanie Thomas's Classic post about black-box models of compensation and their fit, to the unique world of professional service firm partnerships or. to the broader world of work.

Should You Hire An Overqualified Candidate?

Cornerstone On Demand

Overqualified candidates often pose a difficult challenge: experience, knowledge and self-sufficiency can be a big draw, but potential risks of boredom in the workplace and high turnover are enough to put any employer on edge. While there are both benefits and downsides to hiring overqualified candidates, finding a middle ground is key to gaining the most value from these hires—and providing skilled people with work that continues to challenge them.

10 Best Job Sites for People with Disabilities

HR Digest

The employment scenario is changing; employment opportunities for people with disabilities are increasing. This growth is powered by a movement by employers to introduce many remote and telecommuting jobs for the people. Some of them include the following: AbilityJobs.

4 Corporate LMS Software Trends in 2020

TrustRadius HR

Mobile accessibility to your learning platform is a must-have, not a luxury. Artificial Intelligence can be beneficial, but don’t get FOMO- ask vendors the hard questions to figure out how much it actually matters for you. Learning also crosses borders. Outside of the U.S.

Channel Change-Up: Using Real-Time Data to Improve Your Promotions


One necessity in any channel incentives campaign is the ability to gather, organize and use data that informs you on how various elements are performing. You must keep the program top of mind with consistent communication and occasional disruption.”.

Strategy Not Part of Your Rep? Here's How to Change Their Minds

Compensation Cafe

But don't imagine you'll be praised for your strategic insights when you've finished the project. In comparison, strategic insights occur when you put your compensation practices and philosophy in a new light, where the illumination falls on the challenges your company will face tomorrow.

The Importance of Human Resource Policies and Procedures

HR Digest

Their importance is realized while dealing with the human resource in the organization so that the most ideal, appropriate and preset decision making can be applied such that the chances of arising of an issue thereafter can be curbed.

What is Corporate LMS? Your Introduction to Buying Corporate LMS Software

TrustRadius HR

As the skills necessary for employees to excel in their roles change more rapidly, businesses are realizing the importance of continued professional learning and development. Let’s not bury the lead: What can corporate LMS do for you? Continued training can be expensive.

The Bamboo Project Blog: Blogs vs. Listservs: Which is Better for Community Conversation?

The Bamboo Project Blog

The Bamboo Project Blog « Using RSS (Netvibes) and a Wiki (PBWiki) to Support a Job Search | Main | A Study in Nonprofit Excellence: Donors Choose » Blogs vs. Listservs: Which is Better for Community Conversation? " and "behaviorism vs. experiential learning."

The Bamboo Project Blog: Organizational Barriers to Using Web 2.0 Tools

The Bamboo Project Blog

The Bamboo Project Blog « A Librarian Asks "Whats the Big Deal About Blogs?" | Main | Mojiti--Tool for Annotating Videos » Organizational Barriers to Using Web 2.0 So we phoned the IT department who agreed to send someone in twodays to do it.

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The 5 Biggest Challenges That HR Software Users Face Today

TrustRadius HR

Buying new HR software can be challenging – how do you begin to go about finding the right product that meets all of your business’s needs? The Top 5 HR Software Challenges That Users Face. How well are the product’s modules integrated? 5 Learning curves.

Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability


First thing's first: What is diversity in the workplace? ? When John F Kennedy in 1961 signed what was to be known as the "Affirmative Action", he laid down a foundation that would encourage companies to build a more diverse workforce. Why is Diversity in the workplace important?