TrainingFolks Blog

Creating a Connected, Collaborative Company Culture

Posted by Nisha Amin on Jun 28, 2018 1:22:31 PM

TEAM BUILDING TIPS FROM YOUR TRAINING COMPANY


Many job postings you see these days highlight the “great company culture” as organizations try to stand out and compete for top talent -- and retain their best employees. But what does company culture really mean?

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Topics: company culture, team building, Everything DiSC Workplace

7 Elements of an Outstanding Learning and Development Professional Resume

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Jun 27, 2018 5:01:39 PM

TIPS FOR CONTRACT TRAINING PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS

You’ve likely heard the statistic that a recruiter only spends about six seconds to decide if your resume is worthy of a phone call or email to you. As a Learning and Development Professional, you can take your resume from good to great and stand out from the crowd, by following these guidelines:

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Navigating Generations in the Workplace

Posted by Nisha Amin on Jun 21, 2018 8:37:00 AM

TIPS FROM YOUR TRAINING COMPANY

Many Baby Boomers and Traditionalists are staying in the workforce beyond the customary retirement age, some for financial reasons, others because they have retired and come back in a part-time consultative role to remain active.

With the oldest members of Generation Z now entering the workforce, many organizations will face the challenge of managing five distinct generations while trying to achieve their vision and business goals.

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Topics: generation z, millennials

6 Ways to Keep Training Participants Motivated

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Jun 19, 2018 11:13:00 AM


TRAINING CONSULTANT TIPS

Whenever there is an organizational change or a new roll out of products, services or technology training is essential for employees. As a trainer, you may have noticed that although employees may be required to attend training sessions, they may not always be the biggest fans of them.

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Topics: corporate training programs, contract training consultant

Don't Skip the Training Needs Assessment

Posted by Nisha Amin on Jun 14, 2018 9:59:03 AM

TRAINING NEEDS ASSESSMENT TIPS

Your learning and development team created, launched and delivered a new training program to address skills gaps in your customer service department. Now, six months later, the department manager has come back to you – it seems there is still an issue with the same skill set.

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Topics: training needs assessment, training needs assessment questions

How Your LMS Can Streamline New Employee Onboarding

Posted by Nisha Amin on Jun 7, 2018 10:32:11 AM

WHY USE AN LMS FOR EMPLOYEE ONBOARDING


A study by Gallup found that only 12% of employees strongly agree that their organization does a great job onboarding new hires.1 There is definite room for improvement!

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Topics: LMS, learning management system, employee onboarding

How Training Consultants Can Show Not Tell

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Jun 6, 2018 4:26:49 PM

TIPS FOR CONTRACT TRAINING CONSULTANTS

In this digital era, we want things to be quick and easy. Imagine how boring life would be if all we had was text – no photos, illustrations or videos.

The power of visuals is that they can help capture your audience in a way that simple black and white text cannot. They help reinforce key concepts and keep learners engaged throughout a course.

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TrainingFolks Rides, Runs and Walks for Heart

Posted by Nisha Amin on Jun 4, 2018 1:47:32 PM

TRAININGFOLKS AT RIDE FOR HEART

The rain held off and the sun even peeked out as Team TrainingFolks took to Toronto highways on June 3 for the Manulife Heart & Stroke Ride for Heart.

This is the sixth consecutive year TrainingFolks participated in this event as part of our corporate social responsibility to give back to the community. Our riders, runner and walkers were happy to be able to raise funds for this very worthy cause that has touched so many of us.

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Topics: TrainingFolks, Heart&Stroke, RideforHeart