Summer Salomonsen’s Top Learnings from the Grovo Acquisition

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Today at Cornerstone, we’re experiencing an acquisition firsthand after acquiring Grovo in 2018. But to avoid being another name on the list of failed acquisitions, we’re working closely with Grovo leadership to make sure the transition goes smoothly.

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Sexual Harassment Training on Grovo: A Comparison with New York State’s Model Training

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This law mandates that New York State employers must conduct sexual harassment prevention training for all employees based in the state. With the training requirement going into effect today, we wanted to make sure that your organization is prepared not only on the policy side, but the training side as well. Grovo’s sexual harassment prevention training meets and exceeds the minimum requirements for both New York State and New York City.

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Why Do We Ignore the Tip of the Spear?

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I ran across a good little white paper from Grovo , a workplace learning company, that underscores this point, yet again. Not timely: 87% of middle managers wish they had received more training when they first became a manager.

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Announcing New Lessons on Employee Discipline

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Think about the way you might refer to discipline to train for running a marathon, or to study for exams, or to get all of your housework out of the way before you watch a movie. Our newest Grovo Microlearning® content from producer Zarif Taufiq will give you a roadmap for creating an employee discipline culture at your organization. The post Announcing New Lessons on Employee Discipline appeared first on Grovo Blog.

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Launch Online Training to Target Desired Behaviors

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Changing behaviors is hard — even if the behavior is just getting people to take training! We can’t rely on our employees to be compelled to enter our platforms just because we tell them that it’s “suggested” or “required” training. The thing is, the most relevant and effective training content in the world will only be effective if people consume it. Get people excited that it’s coming, and aware of the date when the training will “drop”.

7 Powerful Tips For Effectively Training And Developing Millennial Employees

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In fact, training and development is the #1 perk they seek in an employer. Show young employers that you understand their desire to become better performers by creating trainings that reflect and evolve with their unique roles—not just blanket content that serves the whole organization.

Beyond Checking the Box: Sexual Harassment Training That Works

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Sexual Harassment prevention training has been widespread since the 1980s. While many companies have some sort of sexual harassment prevention training and policy, that statement is quite dismal. “I’ve I’ve been in L&D for a long time and I’ve seen sexual harassment prevention training done very poorly, very neutrally, but in general, I’ve seen it emphasized solely as, ‘did we get all the signatures on the paper’,” said Summer Salomonsen, Grovo’s Chief Learning Officer.

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New York’s Sexual Harassment Training Requirement Goes Into Effect October 9

Grovo HR

On October 9, 2018, New York will join California, Connecticut, and Maine as the fourth state in the nation to require mandatory training in sexual harassment prevention for all organizations statewide. New York City is doing its own part too, with additional training legislation going into effect in April 2019. Not to worry about following two sets of training requirements, though—the New York State training requirements are expected to be essentially similar to those of NYC.).

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5 Reasons Quality Beats Quantity in Training Content

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When you curate the training your employees experience, it is: Role-specific: You know your employees better than anyone. When training comes from managers, it’s aligned with the expectations they’ve set for their employees. In the Internet age, information is limitless.

You Know Nothing:5 Reasons Jon Snow NeedsManagement Training

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Thorne: Another underappreciated training manager. The post You Know Nothing: 5 Reasons Jon Snow Needs Management Training appeared first on Grovo Blog. Alert: spoilers below. Is Jon Snow a good manager? It’s a mixed bag.

How One Innovative L&D Professional is Engaging Employees As a Training Department of One

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Since joining the innovative salad chain in December of last year, she’s revolutionized the company’s approach to training its growing workforce despite being the sole member of her team. CHOPT’s Director of Training Georgette Vlangos. A Chopr applies his training.

Answers to What You’ve Been Wondering About Microlearning

TLNT: The Business of HR

A few months ago, we held a lively discussion with content experts from TED, Grovo, PowerForward and CyberU about how companies can adapt their learning content strategies to meet business and talent needs. Training, Learning & Development Featured microlearning

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Preparing for New York’s Sexual Harassment Laws

Grovo HR

While many companies have some form of a sexual harassment prevention policy, New York State is mandating that all companies with employees based in the state complete annual sexual harassment prevention training for all their staff at least once annually.

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Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Twitter

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According to Grovo Learning, companies recognize the value of training employees on social media and are increasing employee training on social media. Career Development HR Tech and Social Media Training and Development HRTech

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5 Effective Strategies to Prepare Your Customer Service Reps for the Holiday Season

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Invest in a customer service training solution. Fortunately, there are stress management training techniques that can help. At Grovo, our stress management content library provides a collection of short, digestible video lessons that will ward off stress and help reps feel better during the most joyful time of the year. Provide Training on Each of your Customer Service Channels. Don’t have time for training? Look to management training courses.

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Office Hours: How to Deliver Learner Centered Programs

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When it comes to employee training, large corporations are in a bit of a tough spot. In this video, Summer Salomonsen, chief learning officer of Grovo, suggests a clear-minded approach.

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Joining forces with BambooHR: Our new integration saves time and kickstarts automated learning

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As our CEO Steve Carpenter noted , we partner with leading talent solutions so Grovo can integrate in the existing HR stack to work seamlessly in any environment or with any approach. HR and L&D admins will now be able to seamlessly sync employee data from BambooHR to Grovo and automatically trigger customized learning assignments with Grovo Campaigns for onboarding, management training, compliance, and more. Interested in becoming a Grovo or BambooHR customer?

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The 5 Philosophies of a Great L&D Program

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Training is an important function of any L&D program. But training is not the use case around which you should seek to build your learning program. Think of training as the preparation it takes to hit short-term performance goals. “Long-form training?

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G2 Crowd Announces 2018 Top 20 Corporate LMS Solutions

Rallyware for Human Resources

The American Society for Training and Development found that companies that offer comprehensive training have 218% higher income per employee and a 24% higher profit margin than those who pay less attention to training. Grovo (satisfaction score: 65%).

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5 L&D Lessons We Can Learn From Olympic Champions

Grovo HR

There’s so much we can learn from the Games about training and development, as there’s no better example of the power of great training than these incredible feats of athleticism. The most effective L&D professionals use a similar two-tiered approach to training.

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7 Keys To Building a High Impact Learning Culture

Grovo HR

Don’t fall back on check-the-box training or basic compliance. Train and promote from within. Training new employees is your first chance to establish a learning presence at your company and can go a long way in keeping one going well after they’re settled in.

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The Surprising Difference Between Millennials and Baby Boomers at Work

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Grovo Sapiens. Training and development is 50% more popular than cash and three times as popular as a 401(k) or pension among millennials. The post The Surprising Difference Between Millennials and Baby Boomers at Work appeared first on Grovo Blog.

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7 Things We Learned From Deloitte’s “Meet the Modern Learner”

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For those of us who seek to create high-quality training for 21st century brains, “Modern Learner” is more incisive a presentation of the way modern workers learn than most lengthy research reports. Why are so few organizations providing time for training?

How To Inspire Millennial Women to Take on Leadership

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Provide training and development. Prepare and support those in new leadership roles with management training, skills development, and learning programs to help women and new managers build confidence and advance their careers.

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Right Time, Right Content. Introducing Triggered Assignments

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They’re charged with thinking strategically about their organization’s learning goals, and yet they need to spend a substantial amount of their time on the tedious task of organizing and assigning their trainings in a way that targets each employee’s unique needs. L&D admins have it tough.

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Your Most Pressing Questions About Microlearning Answered

Cornerstone On Demand

A few months ago, we held a lively discussion with content experts from TED, Grovo, PowerForward and CyberU about how companies can adapt their learning content strategies to meet business and talent needs. How does traditional instructor-led training (ILT) fit in with microlearning? Does anyone do instructor-led training anymore? Instructor-led training is alive and well, but organizations may abandon instructor-led training for a period of time because of cost.

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Gallup Proves Why Millennials Need Better Managers

Grovo HR

What’s more exciting—and more probable, to us Grovo Sapiens—is the idea that great management is simply the aforementioned set of skills and behaviors. That’s why millennial disengagement represents an unprecedented chance for L&D to shine: it can be solved by great training. “In

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The 5 Disorders Of Terrible Managers

Grovo HR

Done right, it’s very simple: management training. The post The 5 Disorders Of Terrible Managers appeared first on Grovo Blog. Having a bad manager is like eating a bad burrito at lunch: it’s uncomfortable and stressful and makes you want to quit your job.

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What Pro Quarterbacks Teach Us About Employee Development

Grovo HR

To those of us who study how employees at all types of organizations can develop into top performers, the NFL quarterback is a basket of training superlatives. Training counts most in the context of long-term development.

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Develop or Die: 6(66) Ways To Save Your Organization From the Working Dead

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In order to ensure that every employee develops evenly—especially those who wail at the thought of training—focus on making the learning experience as engaging as possible. The post Develop or Die: 6(66) Ways To Save Your Organization From the Working Dead appeared first on Grovo Blog.

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A New Definition of Employee Engagement: Think Of It Like Your Health

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“My employees love outdated training too!” The post A New Definition of Employee Engagement: Think Of It Like Your Health appeared first on Grovo Blog. What exactly is employee engagement? We know it’s a topic trending in every corner of the L&D world.

Expand Your HR Tech Stack with Learning, IT, and Finance


Learning & Development: Grovo Today’s workplaces are universities. Grovo makes fostering a culture of learning easy. From manager coaching to sales training, Namely’s newest partner takes a bite-sized approach to employee development, making its trainings intuitive, short, and engaging. The future of HR can’t be written alone. That’s why Namely connects your employee data to all the other systems your team uses to get the job done.

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How 13 organizations climbed the best employers lists


Grovo A repeat winner of the Great Place to Work award, Grovo scores highly on all areas of Great Place to Work employee ratings. They offer extensive training and development programs and look to promote from within.

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Make Your Company a Magnet for Millennials

Grovo HR

According to a recent survey from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers , training and development is the No.1 Personalize training. Too many employees waste time on training they don’t need, failing to get the skills that actually help to make them more productive.

13 Hair-Raising HR Stats That Will Haunt You This Halloween


A scary lack of training. That’s because a staggering 87 percent of managers felt they had inadequate training for the job, according to a survey conducted by Grovo. When employees quit, it takes a lot of time and money to train their replacements, so turnover is terrible.

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