TrainingFolks Blog

How to Move Instructor-led Training to the Virtual Classroom

Posted by Rachael Jones on Sep 28, 2017 8:55:00 AM


There are many good reasons for your company to move your Instructor-led Training (ILT) courses to a Virtual Classroom – saving money on travel costs, training geographically dispersed employees at one time, and recording sessions to use for future training.

But not all ILT programs are suitable for virtual delivery, also known as virtual Instructor-led Training (vILT). In others, some content may work virtually while other elements of the training will only work in-person. When adapting ILT courses for virtual delivery, here are the course elements you need to review.

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Topics: vilt, virtual classrooms, virtual classroom

Improve Technology User Adoption with Gamification

Posted by Rachael Jones on Sep 21, 2017 8:57:51 AM


When companies introduce new technology it is to improve productivity, streamline processes, and help employees work more efficiently. With all of these positive outcomes, you would think that most employees would be happy to adopt it. In reality, it is human nature to resist change, and getting employees to alter their daily routines is often a challenge.

Here are three ways to improve user adoption of new technology.

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Topics: Gamification, what is gamification, gamification in business

Microlearning for Easy, Accessible Corporate Training

Posted by Rachael Jones on Sep 14, 2017 9:17:00 AM


Emily was just promoted – she is now manager of the customer service team for student banking at a large financial institution. She is excited about her new position, and also a bit nervous as this is her first experience leading a team.

As a new manager, Emily wants to succeed and the first step is improving her management skills. She has been enrolled in her company’s three-day manager’s course which begins in two weeks – but she wants to start training now. With her days suddenly full of back to back meetings, when can she squeeze in professional development time?

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Topics: corporate training, microlearning

Company Changes to Attract, Engage & Retain Your Millennial Workforce

Posted by Rachael Jones on Sep 7, 2017 11:02:00 AM


There have been many studies, surveys and articles written about millennials in the workforce. This is not surprising considering that according to statistics, in less than 10 years 75% of the workforce will be made up of millennials. With this in mind, more and more companies are reviewing their workplace policies and practices to create a company culture that will attract, develop and retain millennials.

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Topics: Millennial Workforce, millennials in the workplace, millennial