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Nisha Amin

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

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

Employee Onboarding 2.0 - Returning from Mat Leave

Posted by Nisha Amin on Jul 26, 2018 11:34:00 AM

TIPS FROM YOUR CORPORATE TRAINING EXPERTS

I recently returned to work from maternity leave and wow, it was a huge adjustment! 

Trying to refocus on KPIs, international communication and general adult conversation was a huge change from focusing 100% of my energy on caring for my son for almost a year.  Fortunately, my employer had developed an excellent return to work plan.

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Topics: employee onboarding process, maternity leave

Minimize the Training Forgetting Curve

Posted by Nisha Amin on Jul 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM


TIPS FROM YOUR CORPORATE TRAINING EXPERTS

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Topics: corporate training, forgetting curve

Create Star Players with Strategic Employee Onboarding

Posted by Nisha Amin on Jul 12, 2018 11:01:00 AM

 

TIPS FROM THE CORPORATE TRAINING EXPERTS

New employees who experience strong onboarding are 69% more likely to remain at a company for up to three years. 

Poor employee onboarding can lead to the loss of 60% a company’s entire workforce over 4 years

Onboarding programs can increase employee performance by up to 11%

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Topics: onboarding checklist, employee onboarding, employee onboarding process

Management Tips for a Remote Workforce

Posted by Nisha Amin on Jul 5, 2018 10:06:23 AM

TIPS FROM THE CORPORATE TRAINING EXPERTS

With the two big holiday celebrations this week – the Fourth of July in the U.S. and Canada Day in the north – the summer season is officially here!

This is the time of year when more employees take advantage of their company’s remote work options. It gives them the flexibility to participate in family activities, spend more time in front of the computer and less behind the wheel, while improving productivity and work-life balance.

Managing a remote workforce can be different than managing onsite employees. Learning Leaders can assist department managers who may not have experience with this management style by sharing these seven tips for a successful remote work environment.

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Topics: remote work

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

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

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