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Nisha Amin

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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

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

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

Adaptive Learning: A Truly Customized Training Experience

Posted by Nisha Amin on May 31, 2018 1:20:23 PM

CUSTOMIZE CORPORATE TRAINING WITH ADAPTIVE LEARNING

A challenge with traditional one-size-fits-all training is that it doesn’t address the difference in skills and knowledge of learners, or the generational and geographical diversity that can impact the ability of learners to master a topic.

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Topics: learning retention, adaptive learning, learning engagement

The Value-Add of a Contract Instructional Designer

Posted by Nisha Amin on May 23, 2018 4:22:36 PM

TIPS FOR HIRING A CONTRACT INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER

As a Learning Leader, you’ve likely faced the situation of having a large or high-profile learning and development program land on your desk when all your instructional design resources are at capacity, and you need to find top talent to take on the project. 

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Topics: instructional design consultants, contract Instructional designer