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Can eLearning Be Effective As a Corporate Learning Strategy?

I do think eLearning can be a good tool as part of an organizational learning strategy: it can save costs of travel for far-flung employees, and the cost can be very low if you have creative and somewhat tech savvy Subject Matter Experts to pull them together. Your company can even purchase ready-made classes by… Continue reading Can eLearning Be Effective As a Corporate Learning Strategy?

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People Are Assets-Choose Them Wisely

A typical asset in a company, such as a freezer unit, vehicle, inventory system, or computer gets regular attention. It is purchased, set up, tested, and evaluated. It is put on a maintenance schedule and may get additional repairs, upgrades, and assessments. People must be seen as assets as well. If they are not performing… Continue reading People Are Assets-Choose Them Wisely

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Measuring the Effects of Soft Skills Training

Although soft-skills training courses often get a bad rap in organizations, we also know that, in many companies, it is the soft skills that can make or break a career. Soft skills cause some employees to stand out either negatively or positively. Effective communication, resolving conflicts and the ability to foster creativity and cooperation are… Continue reading Measuring the Effects of Soft Skills Training

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Splashing Out Critical Training:Can it Work?

  Splashing Out Critical Training-Can it Work?  When organizations need to change worker’s behavior quickly, they often drag everyone into the room for “mandatory training” for a long slide presentation and urgent messages about the needs of the business.  This approach to training means that we are “telling” people what to do, but not teaching… Continue reading Splashing Out Critical Training:Can it Work?

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When Learners Don’t Want to Learn

Meet Donna. She becomes impatient and critical when paired with an instructor and lately shows nervousness and anxiety when her new supervisor comes by to discuss even more procedural changes. Her performance in the newer inventory system is tentative and error-ridden. She has been observed following the “old way” of working that was changed a… Continue reading When Learners Don’t Want to Learn

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The Needs of The Newly Hired

New employees are in a particularly interesting position. They want to prove themselves, look confident, and share their expertise. But for new hires, often, the team and leader are busy. They may attend an orientation class, and then be left reading standard operating procedures with no one to show them around or answer their questions.… Continue reading The Needs of The Newly Hired