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July 30, 2015

Trust And Online Training As A Two Way Street

You and a partner face the same direction, one person behind the other. Your arms are crossed, and your eyes are closed. You begin to lean on your heels and eventually fall backwards, hoping the person behind you likes you enough to catch you before your head hits the ground. You’ve played this game before. It’s a trust test. But that trust has to be established before testing. When a new kid on the block enters corporate America or takes on new responsibilities in their role, building trust starts in online training. In this article I will explore the relationship between trust and online training and suggest 3 ways to make it stronger.
by Mitchell Causey
July 29, 2015

Active Learning In Online Training: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

Active learning is one of the most effective ways of learning indeed, but creating an online active learning environment requires careful attention. In this article, I’ll explain what active learning is, what are its best practices, and most importantly, how to integrate it into your online training course in order to increase your employees’ engagement, motivation, and performance levels.
by Christopher Pappas
July 26, 2015

Innovative Training Solutions For Banking And Financial Services

While Banking and Finance industries have been early adopters of eLearning, only in recent times is mLearning being considered. In this article, I will outline how mLearning can be one of the most meaningful training solutions for Banking and Financial Services. Additionally, I will share my insight on “learning as a continuum” and how eLearning or mLearning-based formal training can be effectively supplemented through Performance Support Tools (PSTs).
by Asha Pandey
July 22, 2015

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet On Training Millennials

Employers today are full of anxiety over the growing population of Millennials in the workforce. Millennials make up almost half of the total workforce, with numbers still rising. At the same time, the generation of Baby Boomers is rapidly retiring. Business Insider reports that millions of these Baby Boomers have retired just in the last six years and 10,000 of them turn 65 every single day. With the Millennials coming in and the Baby Boomers going out, the climate of the workplace is shifting. While companies of all kinds want to appeal to Millennials and hire Millennials, they aren’t quite sure how to adapt to their differences. Read why training Millennials is a challenge worth taking.
by Laura Payne
July 22, 2015

Albert's Successful Training Story

Albert drove home from the board meeting feeling very pleased with himself. He had been praised by his chairman for the work he had put in since joining the firm two years ago, and had been given a complete endorsement for the five-year training plan that he had presented to the board that afternoon in Mumbai, India. As he drove home, he reflected on those two tumultuous years. Prior to joining his current company, he had worked for five years as production manager in a small company that manufactured plastic coat hangers in his native Gujarat, and had made a name for himself there. When he arrived here, the company was barely profitable, with high absenteeism, shoddy work practices, and little or no quality control. He immediately saw there were two problems; low morale and lack of training. Here is how his successful training method helped increase productivity.
by Heera Edwin
July 17, 2015

Get The Most Out Of Retail eLearning

Using survey results from Towards Maturity we lay out some actions retail businesses can take to really benefit from eLearning, from embracing new technologies to prioritizing your learning objectives. Here is how you can take advantage of retail eLearning.
by Kate Pasterfield
July 6, 2015

How To Create An Effective eLearning Experience?

In today’s business scenarios, anyone may be able to create a simple online course; however, creating an effective eLearning course is a different thing altogether. eLearning is becoming a common area where employers can create their eLearning courses with ease; but using several media does not necessarily improve the effectiveness of an eLearning activity. Good Instructional Design is more critical to achieving learning effectiveness than special multimedia effects. In this article I will share a few things you need to know about creating effective eLearning courses.
by Soni Amit K