About: Jenny Kiesewetter

Jennifer Kiesewetter has over nineteen years' experience as an attorney with a practice focused on employee benefits, retirement plans, health plans, statutory and regulatory compliance, human resources issues, and general business matters. For over ten years, she has been writing on topics related to human resources, talent development, employee benefits, regulatory compliance, and other legal and business matters. Jennifer has been published in magazines, newspapers, industry publications, and blogs.

LMS and the Human Brain: What to Know About Learning Experiences

The human brain is undoubtedly the most complex organ we have in our bodies. Scientists are still learning about its 100 billion neurons or so as well as the tasks it performs every minute of every day. The brain is amazingly adaptable. It can restructure itself, create new pathways, and reorganize itself, which it does when the brain learns.

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How to Spot the Hidden Costs When Selecting an LMS

Learning management systems (LMSs) can offer libraries of training and development modules for your employees, giving them the relevant content they need to perform their jobs at top levels. An LMS engages employees, increases productivity, and increases revenue. It helps you attract and retain high-quality employees while allowing you to contribute to their career development.

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4 Ways to Engage With Your Employees While Maintaining Your Authority

Poor relationships between managers and employees can cause dissatisfaction at work. You know that pit in your stomach you get on Sunday night? Well, you may not get it now, but I bet at some point in your life you have if you’ve been stuck in a terrible job.

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7 Ways Managers Can Help Employees Avoid Burnout

When you’re burned out, you’re more than tired or stressed. You’re emotionally exhausted and ineffective in your job. You may start seeing cynicism creeping into your daily routine, and you just can’t shake it. Taking one or two days off doesn’t solve your mood either.

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Is Professional Development Training Beneficial for Your Company?

Professional development keeps your employees up-to-date with current trends and skills, which not only helps your employees but also benefits your company. Helping your employees train for positions with greater responsibility or skills also helps your employees while grooming them for future leadership positions. Professional development helps you stay competitive, helps you retain your best employees, and helps you attract top-notch talent.

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How to Create Painless OnBoarding Employee Training

The first 90 days of a new employee’s time at an organization can either be beneficial or detrimental. Those three months provide signs into whether the employer will work out, whether the employee will stay at that employer, or whether that employee will be productive. How do you know? Will the employee just come out and tell you? Are you good at reading people?

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Incorporating Effective Mobile Learning into Your LMS

People rarely go anywhere without their smartphones these days. And it’s not limited to just millennials. For all of us who are attempting to balance work and home life, we can check email, finish a document draft, research on the Internet, and order dinner on our smartphones. Smartphones are incorporated into how we now live. We’re no longer restricted to our offices and our desktop computers.

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Integrating Corporate Microlearning into Workflow: The Next LMS Trend

Corporate training is not new. It’s been around since before computers in traditional classroom training. Over the years, corporate training has evolved with technology and the economy, from PCs to the Internet to digital learning. Around 2009, microlearning was introduced in the corporate training market, and the paradigm shifted once again.

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Required Sexual Harassment Training for New York Employees: What to Know

On April 12, 2018, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the 2019 New York State budget. In this budget, a new law was created for all employers across the State regarding sexual harassment training. This law became effective on October 9, 2018. The new law requires, in short, that employers provide annual training on anti-harassment and adopt written policies and procedures on the prevention of sexual harassment in the workplace.

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5 Ways to Implement Effective Employee Training

Studies show that organizations spend approximately $130 billion annually on employee development. However, talent development is the second most significant challenge for human resources professionals. With about 10,000 baby boomers retiring daily, and millennials well on their way to occupying 75 percent of the workforce by 2025, employee development needs to be effective now more than ever. Corporate learning needs to be retained. It needs to stick.

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