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Nisha Amin

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What's the Real Problem?  How a Needs Assessment Answers That.

Posted by Nisha Amin on Sep 6, 2018 3:32:00 PM

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How many situations have you been in as a learning professional where you've seen a project completed and are then unpleasantly surprised at the post training results?

If you're thinking back to one such situation as you read this, don't worry, you're not alone.

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Topics: training needs assessment, corporate training programs

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

Customized Learning-The Future is Here

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

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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 Training and Development Affects Recruitment

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

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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

Email Etiquette in the Workplace

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

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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


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Topics: forgetting curve, corporate training

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: employee onboarding process, employee onboarding, onboarding checklist

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