TrainingFolks Blog

Combat Employee Turnover with Employee Engagement

Posted by Nisha Amin on Jan 26, 2017 9:45:00 AM


Finding top talent can be a challenge in itself for many companies. A lot of energy, time and resources go into recruiting the right candidate and onboarding them. However, there is something equally as important as identifying the right person. The ability to retain that talent is something that many organizations struggle with. Employee turnover ends up costing companies a lot of money and many managers don’t realize that employees don’t leave jobs; they leave managers. Gaining a better understanding of what exactly causes people to leave their jobs is important so that you can help prevent it in the future and keep your best employees!

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Ensuring Effective Instructor Led Training (ILT)

Posted by Nisha Amin on Jan 19, 2017 9:43:00 AM



With the number of changes that the workforce continues to experience, the question around the effectiveness of Instructor Led Training courses (ILT) has become something to consider for Learning Leaders.

Millennials for example are looking for shorter format training as with microlearning as well as more technology based delivery seen with gamification

Remote workforces can make physical attendance challenging and expensive for the organization to accommodate.

And the growing demand for work-life balance makes hours in a day even more valuable, decreasing the enthusiasm of spending hours at a time in a closed classroom setting. 

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Topics: InstructorLedTraining

Trends in Corporate Learning Delivery

Posted by Nisha Amin on Jan 12, 2017 9:30:00 AM


Method 1:  Mobile Learning

As we kick start a new year, the corporate learning industry and Learning Leaders are starting to look at trends that are geared towards increasing engagement and success of learning initiatives.

A key element to the success of any learning project is the delivery of the training material. You can have the most compelling material but delivering it in the wrong medium could lead to dismal results.

There are a number of trending delivery methods that many organizations will begin to actively use, if not doing so already as we get into 2017.  These include mobile, video, classroom conference, and gamification.

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Why Do I Need A Training Needs Analysis Anyway?

Posted by Nisha Amin on Jan 5, 2017 9:36:00 AM


It’s an age old story.  Learning leader Janet has to implement a new technology training rollout for global offices in the next six months.  She’ll be dealing with varying languages, cultural norms as well as generational differences in her workforces.  Janet is given a fairly tight budget and asked to have this marked as priority and started on immediately.

Janet feels the pressure of the looming deadline and the importance of the training in order to have everyone ready on the new system by the end of the second quarter and so, she begins the process of building out the training plan forgetting the cardinal rule to any successful training initiative – the needs analysis.

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Topics: needs analysis