Problem Solving and Decision Making

Posted by Rachael Jones on Mar 31, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Training for Problem Solving and Decision Making Skills

 

As a manager, you deal with problems every day. You use your past experience, the information at hand and your team’s expertise to identify and implement a solution. “See it; fix it; move on” is often the common, immediate response.

Occasionally though, it is important to take a longer-term view to problem solving. High achiever managers recognize that some problems require a more methodical, inclusive process in order to get to the root of the problem, not just apply a band-aid.  Download a FREE Fishbone Template Below!

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Topics: problem solving, decision making

What is a Contract Trainer?

Posted by Rachael Jones on Mar 25, 2020 9:15:00 AM

What is a Contract Trainer?

Many companies outsource their trainers to reduce the operating costs of having a full-time trainer onsite, as well as to the ease and convenience of finding a trainer that helps meet their specific need at any given time.

Contract trainers are training specialists who provide contingent support to organizations. Our team of experienced contracts trainers thoroughly understand the training content in order to enable change, they assess training effectiveness and can interact with all levels within an organization.  Are you looking to be a independent trainer? If so, you will find the tips below helpful.

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Topics: contract trainer, contract training, global contract trainers

How to Use Adobe Connect for Your Virtual Instructor Led Training ViLT

Posted by Rachael Jones on Mar 19, 2020 9:30:00 AM

How to Use Adobe Connect for your Virtual Instructor Led Training ViLT 

Adobe Connect is a web conferencing and virtual classroom platform used by thousands of companies and universities worldwide. Using Adobe's software, companies can create online training materials and learning modules, conduct webinars, and participate in online meetings complete with desktop sharing. 

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Topics: virtual instructor led training, Adobe Connect, virtual classrooms, vilt training tips

Improving Efficiency: 9 Top Management Training Topics

Posted by Rachael Jones on Mar 12, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Improving Efficiency: 9 Top Management Training Topics

There's an art to selecting the right management training topics that help businesses increase their productivity and efficiency. What's more, it may become a lost art in the world of management training and professional development. There are companies today that under appreciate just how important it is to find management training topic combinations that contribute to a company's overall efficiency levels.

Training Programs for Top Management

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Topics: management training, top management training topics

Do You Have Flash eLearning Courses to Convert?

Posted by Rachael Jones on Mar 10, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Do You Have Flash eLearning Courses to Convert?

Adobe Flash Discontinued!

For more than 20 years, developers of games, online videos and multimedia eLearning content used adobe flash as their go-to development software. Adobe has recently announced that distribution and support for adobe flash will be discontinued by the end of 2020: https://theblog.adobe.com/adobe-flash-update/

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Topics: Adobe Flash, elearning companies, html5 elearning, flash to html5 conversion

Global Training Company receives A+ award

Posted by Rachael Jones on Mar 4, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Global Training Company Receives A+ Award

TrainingFolks’ is happy to announce we are accredited with an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau.

TrainingFolks is a leading global corporate training and development company committed to providing learning solutions, consulting and contingent workforce services to help clients address key business challenges.

For 8 consecutive years, TrainingFolks has 

achieved the highest possible rating A+ for its expected interaction with customers.  The overall evaluation is based on reaching a number of standards set by the BBB.

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Topics: training company, better business bueau

What is the Purpose of a Leadership Development Program?

Posted by Rachael Jones on Feb 26, 2020 9:30:00 AM

What is the Purpose of a Leadership Development Program?

In today’s workplace with diverse employees and new challenges, leadership can come from many different walks of life. They may hold varying experiences in the professional and post-secondary world. This diverse background can be a great asset to the executive team, but it may mean your leadership team needs the training to serve your overall business effectively. The workplace is constantly changing with technology bringing us new solutions and young workers entering the workforce. With training, you can help your leadership team prepare for these changes effectively and assist your company to thrive.

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Topics: leadership development, corporate training services, leadership development program

A Better Look at Your Company Sales Enablement

Posted by Rachael Jones on Feb 19, 2020 9:00:00 AM

What is Sales Enablement—Why It’s So Important Today

Sales enablement is what aligns your sales team to your sales strategy. You can empower your sales force, as long as you properly equip them. To achieve true enablement, you can equip sales reps with training. Doing so calls for you to have a training model in place. Teaching the key points of your sales strategy is an in-depth process. Training and education are required if you want everyone on track.

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Topics: sales enablement, microlearning corporations, ebook

Best Way to Hire a Contract Instructional Designer

Posted by Rachael Jones on Feb 13, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Best Way to Hire a Contract Instructional Designer

In the fast-paced corporate world, businesses are under pressure to adapt to constant changes in technology, work process, and industry standards. The best way to meet those challenges is to use advanced training techniques to create a high-performing workforce. The question arises, how will you meet the training demands of your organization?

Many enterprises turn to external training solutions. There are countless companies that offer general teaching experiences, but these present problems of their own. Many courses are designed for wide application; they typically aren't well-suited to meet your company’s individual needs or requirements. This disconnect causes workers to be disengaged, wasting the time and money spent on training.

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Topics: instructional designers, instructional designer services, course design, instructional design consultants, contract Instructional designer, remote instructional design jobs, course developing, instructional design jobs, what is instructional design

Instructional Designer Common Mistakes Using Training Handouts

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Jan 15, 2020 9:14:09 AM

Instructional Designer Common Mistakes Using Training Handouts

A good Instructional Designer will use best practices when creating training handouts. Here are common mistakes you should avoid.

They know that training handouts are very powerful training tools. Not only do they provide reinforcement to participants of content learned, but they also stay with the participants for a long time after the training. However, many trainers are so focused on creating their presentations that they wait until the last minute to create their handouts and often they don't align to the learning objectives. Handouts are a critical part of your training and having the proper content on your handouts is an important part of the total training experience.

Here are a few mistakes you want to avoid when trying to create a successful handout:

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Topics: instructional designer, facilitator, facilitators, contract trainer

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