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Rethinking the Employee Lifecycle

Rethinking the Employee Lifecycle

By Ryan Eudy, CEO, EJ4 Many HR professionals are familiar with the concept of the employee lifecycle. The idea is that every employee goes through stages with your organization, including recruitment, onboarding, ongoing development, retention, and exit or separation. Different HR programs with different goals apply at each stage as…
4 Steps to Navigate In-person to Online Training

4 Steps to Navigate In-person to Online Training

By Jessica Lam, NovoEd 4 Key Steps to Move Training Online Jessica Lam How to quickly move in-person training to online experiences Companies are hastening the move to online training and development. In-person workshops that were never up for debate, are now being taken online. If your in-person training has…
4 Strategies to Sell More Training Solutions

4 Strategies to Sell More Training Solutions

Training companies, both nonprofit and for-profit, often grapple with uncertain revenue because they rely on one-time transactional training engagements. Continuous learning, which promises mastery on a subject where the learner is constant receiving information with no real set end-date, presents an opportunity for these businesses to create recurring and predictable…
How to Create a Micro Learning App in Under an Hour

How to Create a Micro Learning App in Under an Hour

By Dennis Glenn “When we are no longer able to change a situation – we are challenged to change ourselves” – Viktor E. Frankl These are trying times for educators throughout the world. Schools are closed. Classes must be virtual. It is more difficult to evaluate the success of your…
Are we Measuring Learning with the Wrong Stick?

Are we Measuring Learning with the Wrong Stick?

By Sarah Cordiner When most trainers or leaders assess the effectiveness of training and education programs, they tend to focus on the just skills and knowledge outcomes.   However, there is a more powerful, life-impacting criteria that most trainers and educators are completely missing out of the assessment of their…
Learning in the Age of Physical Distancing

Learning in the Age of Physical Distancing

By Anders Gronstedt P.HD The COVID-19 outbreak is fast-tracking digital transformation everywhere, and especially in learning organizations. Classrooms have been uprooted and transported into the cloud practically overnight and we’re proud of our visionary clients, who have prepared for this moment. Walmart now asks new department managers to download and…
Did Our Work Change Overnight?

Did Our Work Change Overnight?

By Joe DiDonato The big question for us as trainers and coaches, is what will another month of lockdown do to our companies?  Just like the shift caused by this crisis in The Overton Window will change politics in the years ahead, the question for us is how will training…
Best Practices for Virtual Training

Best Practices for Virtual Training

The COVID-19 crisis has upended work and training for everyone. Globally, healthcare professionals and governments are mandating that people work from home whenever possible, and to observe social distancing. Baker Communications, Inc. is a highly successful, fully-remote company, and our customers have asked us to share some of the best…
SILVER LININGS Our Response To COVID-19 Matters

SILVER LININGS Our Response To COVID-19 Matters

By Donna Rice Hughes, President of Enough Is Enough Make the Best of a Challenging Situation with Kindness, Gratitude, and Optimism There’s no question that these coming days, weeks, and maybe even months are going to present new challenges with COVID-19, but with these new challenges come new opportunities. Our…
Reskilling and Upskilling for the Win!

Reskilling and Upskilling for the Win!

BY BRIANNA O’HARA As professionals responsible for employee and organizational development, we’ve had the privilege of watching closely as changes sweep both the workforce and the workplace. While change is constant, the pace and dramatic effects of recent innovations are unprecedented. In the past decade, we’ve witnessed how technology has…