TrainingFolks Blog

5 Tips for Preparing to Leave for Vacation

Posted by Nisha Amin on Aug 30, 2018 3:56:00 PM

TIPS FROM YOUR CORPORATE TRAINING EXPERTS

Does coming back from vacation make you feel like you never really left?  With the last week of the summer holiday upon us, you may be getting ready to have a final getaway.  Help your employees to prepare for their planned vacations and even more importantly for coming back to a stress-free environment.  While formal corporate training on this topic may not be necessary, sharing a quick checklist, sending out an email or talking through tips at your next meeting can all help to get them thinking and implementing some key changes in preparation.

Check out these top 5 tips for returning to work after vacation.

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Topics: work vacation, back to work

How to Answer, "Why Do You Want to Work Here?"

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Aug 24, 2018 11:02:43 AM

CONTRACT TRAINING PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS

Interview Series Part I

You’ve just finished telling the hiring manager a little bit about yourself as a professional. Then they ask the question you’ve been waiting for- “So why do you want to work here?” You may think that this is such an obvious question to answer. You need a job, and they have an open position that needs to be filled. It’s as simple as that, right? Well, not exactly.

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Topics: contract training consultant, contract trainer success, interview questions

Customized Learning-The Future is Here

Posted by Nisha Amin on Aug 23, 2018 3:45:00 PM

TIPS FROM YOUR CORPORATE TRAINING EXPERTS

ONE-SIZE NO LONGER FITS ALL

Allowing a person to own their experience with a brand creates affinity and fosters a personal stake in the product, service or brand going forward.

This is no different in the workplace where Learning Leaders must find a way to for their product (organizational training) to resonate with their clients (organization-wide learners).

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Topics: eLearning services, microlearning, corporate training programs

How to Answer, "What's Your Greatest Weakness?"

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Aug 17, 2018 4:43:03 PM

CONTRACT TRAINING PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS

Interview Series Part I

Many people roll their eyes when they get asked this question (hopefully in their heads and not actually in front of the interviewer). Why do interviewers continue to ask this question?

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Topics: contract training consultant, contract trainer success, interview questions

How Training and Development Affects Recruitment

Posted by Nisha Amin on Aug 16, 2018 3:22:00 PM

TIPS FROM YOUR TRAINING COMPANY

In many organizations there is one team tasked with recruiting and hiring key talent to help achieve corporate goals and a separate one that is focused on developing that talent once they are part of the organization.

Can these teams work together to further productivity and success? The answer is yes, and this has become even more prevalent with the make up of the current and future workforce. 

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Bye Bye Bad Onboarding

Posted by Nisha Amin on Aug 9, 2018 3:49:00 PM

TIPS FROM YOUR CORPORATE TRAINING EXPERTS

Does this look like a recent new hire you brought on board?   If so, you're not alone!

Poor employee onboarding continues to be a real issue in organizations worldwide regardless of size.  The interesting thing, is that something that is so critical to the retention, productivity and overall engagement of new hires simply does not receive the kind of attention that it should.

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Topics: new employee onboarding checklist, employee onboarding, corporate training tips

How to Answer, "Tell Me About Yourself"

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Aug 8, 2018 3:44:00 PM

TIPS FOR CONTRACT TRAINER SUCCESS

Interview Series Part 1

Most of the time, employers like to start the interview off with this mystifying question. For what seems like it may be a very simple question to answer, this question can make your palms sweat if you aren’t prepared.

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Topics: contract trainer success, contract training consultant, interview questions

Email Etiquette in the Workplace

Posted by Nisha Amin on Aug 2, 2018 5:46:00 PM

TIPS FROM YOUR CORPORATE TRAINING EXPERTS

WHY EMAIL OVERLOAD HURTS!

Email overload.  You’ve likely dealing with it right now and its not going to get any better unless something changes.

It is expected that the world will exchange 246 billion emails a year by the end of 2019 and a large portion of these email exchanges are done in the workplace.

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Topics: training for managers

Upcoming Training Industry Events You Don't Want to Miss

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Aug 1, 2018 10:04:00 AM

CONTRACT TRAINING PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS 

Bummed that you missed out on the conferences that took place earlier in the year? Don’t fret. It’s not too late to still attend an L&D Conference before 2018 is over.

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Topics: contract training consultant