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VR Improves Recall 8.8%

VR Improves Recall 8.8%

Research shows that virtual reality (VR) is most effective when training the cognitive skills associated with remembering and understanding visual information, observational skills and emotional responses. VR in training can better simulates actual memories for learners, making the learning experience appear as if it were their own. This, in turn, produces a stronger emotional reaction compared to traditional training, all of which enhances retention of the information. In a recent study, participants were shown a…
Generation Z Grads Have High Expectations

Generation Z Grads Have High Expectations

In a recent study by Clever, the new crop of college graduates — Generation Z — expect to earn $57,964 fresh out of school. However, the real data reveals the national average salary is $47,000 for those with a newly acquired bachelor’s degree and zero to five years job experience. These graduates also overestimate mid-career earnings by $15,000. Sadly, women expect $4,338 less than men, and $10,836 less than mid-career males. Gen Z grads are…

Disappearing Jobs Report

According to Oxford study projections, 47% of jobs will disappear due to automation. The Bureau of Labor revealed jobs at greatest risk. “Some of the top disappearing jobs over the next two years include: executive assistants, farmers and ranchers, mail carriers, machine and electrical equipment assemblers, and door-to-door sales workers,” cites Michelle Armer, the chief people officer at CareerBuilder.  “In the next five years, [it will be] respiratory therapy technicians, textile dyers and patternmakers, fishers,…

New Team Members at Elearning! Magazine

Elearning! Media Group (EMG), producer of Elearning! Magazine and events, welcome two new team members: Vi Paynich as executive editor, and Joe DiDonato as associate publisher. Paynich will lead EMG editorial team and DiDonato will lead partner programs.  “We’re excited to have Vi and Joe join the team,” says Catherine Upton, group publisher. “With Vi’s strong media background and Joe’s executive leadership, EMG continues its commitment to excellence as a valued industry asset.” Elearning! Media…

New 2elearning.com launches August

Elearning! ® Magazine’s 2elearning.com 2.0 will launch mid-August.  The current site attracts up to 300,000 visitors per month and is expected to grow with engaging format, visual appeal and feature-loaded architecture. Current subscribers will be migrated to 2elearning.com 2.0 upon launch and will receive Start Up subscriptions for 90 days. “The new 2elearning.com offers visitors to personalize their experiences, reports Catherine Upton, Group Publisher, Elearning! Media Group. The new subscriptions range from free to everything…
HR Tech Usage Up

HR Tech Usage Up

HR departments are increasingly relying on data to make more strategic decisions in the workplace. Eighty-seven percent of HR executives say tech has allowed them to better contribute to their organization, up from 75% in 2018, cites Paychex study. “The strategic contributions HR leaders make are bolstered by innovative technology solutions that not only dramatically reduce [the] time spent on administrative tasks but can also provide valuable insights on their workforce and the business overall,”…
WHO Names 56 Tech Pioneers

WHO Names 56 Tech Pioneers

The World Economic Forum today announced its list of 56 companies selected as Technology Pioneers, and this year’s class demonstrates the growing embrace of artificial intelligence and machine learning across a broad range of sectors. “Our new tech pioneers are at the cutting edge of many industries, using their innovations to address serious issues around the world,” said Fulvia Montresor, head of technology pioneers at the Forum.  “This year’s pioneers know that technology is about…
The Best of Elearning! 2019 Voting Now Open

The Best of Elearning! 2019 Voting Now Open

The Industry’s Exclusive Users Choice Award Opens for Nominations Elearning! Magazine, the industry voice of the enterprise learning and workforce technology market, announced today the Best of Elearning! Awards 2019 voting opens June 3rd, 2019 at: http://b2bmediaco.com/bofel2019ballot.html Learning professionals from both the private and public sector are invited to nominate their best-in-class solution provider for consideration across 27 different categories for 2019.  Winners of each category will be revealed in Elearning! Magazine November/ December 2019…
Deloitte Reveals Value of the Social Enterprise

Deloitte Reveals Value of the Social Enterprise

According to Deloitte’s 2019 Global Human Capital Trends Report, the rise of the social enterprise has arrived.  Organizations need to go beyond merely fulfilling their stated corporate social responsibility goals, says the 2019 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report. While they remain focused on profits, organizations must also pay attention to the betterment of their employees, their customers, and the community in which they live. There are four key elements that will shape the social…
10th Annual Learning! 100 Award Call for Applications Opens

10th Annual Learning! 100 Award Call for Applications Opens

Award Program Recognizes Top 100 Global Learning Organizations Elearning! Media Group, publishers of Elearning! Magazine, announced the 2019 Learning! 100 Award Call for Applications is now open. The annual award program honors public and private sector organizations for innovation, collaboration and learning culture that drives performance. Applications can be submitted at:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019L100 “The Learning! 100 award winners are an elite team of high performers. From small to large enterprises, this award honors those that push…