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7 Key Areas for a Successful Employee Onboarding Program

Posted by Rachael Jones on Oct 26, 2017 10:56:17 AM

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Once your company has attracted and hired top talent for your team, the most important part of the hiring process begins  employee onboarding.

Onboarding is the process of introducing a new employee to the company, culture and their role, helping him or her adjust to the social and performance aspects of the job to quickly become a productive, contributing team member. A strong employee onboarding program is essential for engaging and retaining new hires. 

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Topics: onboarding program, employee onboarding, employee onboarding process

Overcoming Corporate Training Challenges with Microlearning

Posted by Rachael Jones on Oct 19, 2017 8:57:00 AM

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Does your company experience this corporate training challenge? With constant changes in information and technology, employees know they need to be continuously learning to deliver peak performance in their jobs. Yet they are so busy, they struggle to find time for learning and development.

Consider these stats:

  • 1% of a typical work week or just 24 minutes is all most employees spend on learning and development
  • To learn what they need for their jobs, 70% of employees access search engines and 50% to 60% look for online courses
  • 30% of employees do most of their work somewhere other than their employer’s location1
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Topics: corporate training, microlearning

Implementing Mobile Learning? Learn 5 Mobile Learning Best Practices

Posted by Rachael Jones on Oct 12, 2017 8:52:00 AM

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With more employees using mobile devices and working remotely than ever before, developing mobility initiatives and strategies is becoming a top priority for organizations of all sizes.

Cisco’s 2015 Mobility Landscape Survey states that 69% of respondents agree or strongly agree that “over the next 10 years, mobility will impact our organization as much as the World Wide Web has over the last 20 years.”1

Further, “78% agree mobility is a strategic imperative for our organization’s success.”2 Since the survey was done, these numbers have likely continued to increase.

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Topics: mobile learning, mobile learning best practices

Is your corporate training engaging your millennial workforce?

Posted by Rachael Jones on Oct 5, 2017 8:51:00 AM

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It has been widely reported that a work culture supporting employee engagement leads to greater employee retention. The Gallup survey “State of the American Workplace” found that only one-third of employees are “engaged” at work – they love their jobs and work hard every day to improve their organizations. That means two-thirds of employees are not engaged – 51% are “just there” and 16% are “actively disengaged”, miserable in their jobs and destroying much of the good work done by engaged employees.1

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Topics: corporate training, Millennial Workforce, employee retention, employee engagement, millennials in the workplace