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TrainingFolks Chosen for 2018 Training Outsourcing Companies Watch List

Posted by Nisha Amin on Apr 30, 2018 2:34:59 PM

TOP TRAINING COMPANIES

For the seventh consecutive year, TrainingFolks has been chosen by Training Industry for their Training Outsourcing Companies Watch List.

As the most trusted source for information on the business of learning, Training Industry prepares this annual list to highlight the best providers of training services and technologies in the market.

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Topics: best training companies, top training companies

How to Reduce Employee Turnover and Retain Your Top Talent

Posted by Nisha Amin on Apr 26, 2018 8:53:00 AM

EMPLOYEE RETENTION PROGRAM TIPS FROM YOUR TRAINING COMPANY

Finding top talent can be a challenge for many companies, but retaining the best employees can also be a struggle.

There are many reasons employees leave – lack of opportunities for career advancement, not being supported by their manager, a negative company culture, or not feeling the company has a sense of purpose are just a few.

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Topics: employee retention programs, employee onboarding process, employee recognition ideas, women in leadership

5 Traits of a Successful Contract Trainer

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Apr 24, 2018 5:20:00 PM

More and more people are beginning to join the contracting world due to the flexibility and scheduling that it offers. With so much competition, how can you stand out? Below are 5 traits that you should take into consideration for contract trainer success.

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Topics: contract training, contract elearning developer, contract training consultant, contract trainer success

Contract Trainer Networking Skills-5 Ways to Build Contacts

Posted by Nisha Amin on Apr 19, 2018 5:30:00 PM

TIPS FROM YOUR CORPORATE TRAINING COMPANY

Networking events can be stressful, challenging and if not done right, ineffective. However, in the business world, it’s hard to run a successful business without networking. Finding opportunities as Contract Training Professionals means making the right contacts.  Here are 5 tips that you can apply to help market yourself better.

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Topics: contract trainer, corporate training tips, contract trainer success

How Technology Can Improve Your Employee Onboarding Process

Posted by Nisha Amin on Apr 19, 2018 8:27:00 AM

EMPLOYEE ONBOARDING TIPS FROM YOUR TRAINING COMPANY

As more organizations are recognizing the benefits of a solid employee onboarding program -- greater employee engagement and productivity, improved retention rates, and reduced turnover -- they are investing in enhancements to their internal process. One way companies can improve the onboarding process is by using technology. Here are five reasons why.

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Topics: employee onboarding, employee onboarding process, new employee onboarding checklist

3 TIPS FOR CONTRACT TRAINER PROFILE SUCCESS

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Apr 16, 2018 4:51:00 PM

TIPS FROM YOUR CORPORATE TRAINING COMPANY

LinkedIn is a tool that is mutually beneficial for both candidates as well as recruiters. It allows candidates to showcase their skills and enables recruiters to find the best fit talent for projects.

Here are several tips to help you enhance your LinkedIn profile so that recruiters can not only find you but make them want to contact you for their next opportunity!

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Topics: contract trainers, contract trainer, all star profile, contract trainer success

Discover the Top Instructional Design Interview Questions

Posted by Nisha Amin on Apr 12, 2018 8:53:00 AM

TOP TRAINING COMPANY TIPS FOR BETTER INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

As a Learning Leader, you are constantly being challenged to find new and innovative ways to improve the training experiences in your organization. This could mean creating more compelling content, introducing new modalities such as mobile learning, microlearning or gamification, or implementing eye-catching visual elements that will engage learners.

If you don't have these exact skill sets on your learning and development team and are not in a position to hire a full-time resource, consider a contract Instructional Designer. 

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Topics: instructional design companies, instructional design services, contract Instructional designer, instructional design interview questions

3 Ways To Lose Your Millennial Employees

Posted by Nisha Amin on Apr 5, 2018 12:27:45 PM

TIPS FROM YOUR TRAINING COMPANY

According to Gallup, 21% of millennials reported changing jobs in the last year and it is estimated that millennial turnover costs the U.S. economy $30.5 billion annually.1 As Baby Boomers continue to retire, organizations need to attract more skilled millennial employees to fill the workforce gaps. 

But millennials have unique needs in the workplace, and the most successful companies will likely have to adopt new workplace practices if they hope to reduce the high cost of turnover.

Here are 3 common mistakes that organizations make when it comes to their millennial workforce.

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