Choosing Custom Training or Off-the-Shelf

Posted by Rachael Jones on Dec 28, 2017 11:23:01 AM


When learning leaders are presented with the task of developing a new training program, the first step is a needs assessment. This assessment helps to identify the business objective of the training and the knowledge and/or skills gap it is addressing. A question that is asked early on in the process is whether the new program can be covered by off-the-shelf training or if custom training is the better choice.

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Topics: custom training, customized training, custom training solutions, customized training programs

Thank You for Partnering with Us as Your 2017 Training Company

Posted by Rachael Jones on Dec 19, 2017 8:08:00 AM


Season's Greetings

from the TrainingFolks Team

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Topics: best training company, training company, corporate training

Attending Virtual Meetings? Get Effective Meeting Training

Posted by Rachael Jones on Dec 14, 2017 1:10:10 PM


With the work environment becoming increasingly global and advances in online technologies, more and more people are connecting virtually with colleagues and clients. People are used to virtual meetings, whether for team status check-ins, training and even job interviews. While the technology allows employees across the country or around the globe to meet as if they were in the same room, effective meeting training can help to ensure more successful meetings.

Here are 7 training tips for more effective virtual meetings (and in-person meetings as well).

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Topics: effective meeting training, leadership development

How Effective is Your Training for Important Change Initiatives?

Posted by Rachael Jones on Dec 7, 2017 12:01:29 PM


The only thing that is constant is change, and the top companies recognize that change is inevitable as they continue to grow and evolve.

In most cases, successful change initiatives are those in which the project leaders communicated the planned change and the benefits for end users early and often, and included a plan for any required training at the beginning of the change management process. 

Unfortunately, more often than not, the need for training in these projects is identified too late in the process, or is an afterthought. 

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Topics: important change initiatives, organizational change contract trainers