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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 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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Five Ways Online Learning Has Grown Over the Past Five Years

Back in 2013, the eLeaP blog launched for the first time. At the time, we already appeared to be well into the online learning revolution. In retrospect, the industry was only beginning to take off and many of the things we now take for granted about online learning were still emerging. This post looks at just five things that have changed since 2013 when we first launched the eLeaP blog. Continue reading

Is Team Building Worthwhile?

Team building often gets a bad rap. As soon as people hear that team building activities are going to take place, groans, grumbling, and eye rolls flood through the workplace. But is team building all bad? Is it worthwhile? Does team building add to retention and productivity? Does it make employees happier and more engaged?

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7 Microlearning Myths Dispelled

Microlearning is buzzing around like it’s the new kid on the learning and development block. But is microlearning new? What qualifies as microlearning? Is it only for millennials? Does it replace all other styles of learning? In a 2017 survey by the Association for Talent Development (ATD), out of almost 600 talent development professionals surveyed, 38 percent used microlearning and an additional 41 percent planned to implement it within the next year.  Although microlearning is becoming more popular as a method of delivering education and training, confusion surrounds this method.

Read on to discover seven microlearning myths dispelled.

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10 Tricky Interview Questions and How to Respond

A considerable shift is occurring in the job placement market. By 2025, 75 percent of the global workforce will consist of millennials. Thirty percent of the global workers are actively looking for a new job. Seventy-four percent of workers in 2016 were open to making a job move. From 2014-2024, almost 10 million jobs will be created.

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