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Training and development simply have an outsized impact on business bottom-line. Skimp on training and development and pay the ultimate price. Invest in training and development and reap the benefits.
Avoiding the bore factor: Training tips for medical device manufacturers
The medical device manufacturing industry is one dictated by regulations, and this means effective compliance training is absolutely necessary. There is no option but to thoroughly train employees with regard to FDA regulations and compliance, but the biggest roadblock to effective training is employee resistance.
The Pitfalls of Leadership Development – And How You Can Avoid Them
Leadership training and development are one of the most important, yet misunderstood facets of many organizations today. U.S. businesses report spending an estimated $14 billion each year to foster leadership development, and two-thirds of respondents on a survey conducted by The Conference Board and McKinsey reported human capital was their top priority both presently and […]
Comcast Nightmare Highlights the Importance of Quality Customer Service Training
A professional writer recently recorded his conversation with a Comcast customer service representative that could be described as nothing short of a nightmare. During the exchange, which the customer says he didn’t start recording until about 10 minutes in, the customer service rep essentially refuses to let him cancel his service. Finally the customer wins […]
How To Encourage Employees To Engage In Online Training
If you’ve made the decision to introduce Employees To Engage In Online Training content into your corporation. Or organization you’re on the right path, but the next question becomes, “who’s going to develop the content?” Innovative eLearning platforms have made it significantly simpler to do your eLearning development in-house from a technical standpoint. But there […]
Be Proactive and Invest in a Leadership Development Program
How many times have you heard the phrase “leaders aren’t made, they’re born”? Probably plenty, as this expression is common in our society. What this maxim alludes to is that leaders become leaders because they have a specific personality that others will follow. However, that does not mean leadership development is impossible. If leaders were […]
Big Courses Delivered In Small Chunks: Hottest 2014 Training Trend
While breaking big courses down into small chunks is one of the hottest e-learning trends in 2014, the concept originated nearly 60 years ago. In 1956, George A. Miller, a cognitive psychologist at Princeton University, suggested in a research paper that the average human can retain seven items in his or her working memory at […]
How Does Your Training and Development Program Measure Up?
Are you looking for ways to optimize your organization’s training and development program? Then, you must be a good manager striving for growth. The key metrics to your organization’s success are the skills and knowledge of your employees. If they’re well trained, their productivity will improve, and your organization will thrive. An excellent way to […]
The Contemporary Global Classroom – Changing Nature of Workplace Training
One of the concepts that can be most readily associated with the contemporary business world and economic environment is that of flexibility. The methods and modes of working, which were rigidly set around certain structures and hours, are increasingly being superseded by set-ups that more readily meet the demands of the contemporary marketplace. This is […]
5 Affordable Forms of Employee Training And Development
Training options and development programs for employees can bring uncountable benefits to the employees and the business as a whole. Especially in today’s economy, companies are finding it increasingly difficult to shell out the money to pay trainers or for training courses that employees can attend. Fortunately, several affordable options are available for employee training […]
What Training Tracking Software Can Do for Your Business
Training tracking software is a must-have organizational business tool for any company that places importance on training and developing its employees. The software allows a business or organization to grab a hold of its training program and retain control throughout the process. Training tracking software passes several benefits to the organizations that use these types […]
Assessing Training Effectiveness – Level 1
Training is only effective when the organization benefits from the training its employees receive. Determining the effectiveness of the training program, however, requires a measuring system be in place. The Kirkpatrick Model of assessing training effectiveness is the most widely used in industry. The model originates from its creator Donald Kirkpatrick, who created the model […]
3 Ways to Ensure Your Company is Ready for Virtual Training
When your company is ready to take on the world of virtual training, it requires a two-part system to get everyone ready for the process. First, you need to get the business, or the trainers, ready for the virtual training. Then, you need to prepare the employees to take on the virtual environment of training. […]