Employee Learning

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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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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Why Summer is a Great Time to Scale Up Online Training

Training should happen year round, but there is no question that during the summer months, many workplaces shift into low gear and this can open up additional bandwidth to scale up online training. With staff out on vacation and in many industries, lower customer demand, it is often the case that employees have just a bit more breathing space on the job from late June to late August. Rather than let employees sit idle as they wait for incoming calls or work orders, however, this downtime can be effectively used to scale up one’s training program. To do this in a cost-effective way without additional staff, the first step is to chose an effective learning management system. Continue reading