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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8 Ways to Make Corporate Training More Effective

Providing employees with top notch training keeps businesses competitive and helps them grow. However, just like no two businesses are the same, training and development programs are not one-size-fits-all. Learning managers are tasked with developing training initiatives that address the unique training needs of their organizations. Below are some of the ways companies can ensure the efficiency and flexibility of their training processes.

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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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Diversity and Respect Are Also Compliance Issues

Everyone is concerned about compliance. What some managers fail to realize is that diversity and respect in the workplace are also compliance issues. Indeed, if you want to ensure you’re in full compliance, it is important to also take diversity issues into account. From taking steps to prevent and address sexual and racial harassment to ensuring everyone in your workplace feels included whatever their gender identity, diversity and compliance go hand in hand. Continue reading

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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How to Get Talented People to Focus on Their Strengths

Everyone has strengths and weaknesses. Our weaknesses, for some reason, outshine our strengths like a beam of light. We all become focused on our shortcomings, comparing other’s strengths to our weaknesses.  Maybe that’s why we try to improve our weaknesses through self-help books, podcasts, or self-improvement classes.

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How to Develop a Successful On-the-Job Training Program

Younger employees are entering the workplace. Employees require new skills and desire career growth opportunities. Lack of employee engagement is costing organizations billions in lost revenue. Enter on-the-job-training programs. Employee learning and training programs engage employees, provide learning and growth opportunities, and encourage loyalty and productivity among employees.

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