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7 Steps for Virtual Employee Onboarding

Posted by Rachael Jones on Apr 14, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Virtual Employee Onboarding: 7 Steps to Success

 

Employee onboarding is a process that involves introducing new employees to their new work environment and culture. It is one of the most critical steps you can take in the hiring process as it is all about inclusion, and providing the tools needed by the employee to become a dynamic team member.  

So, does that change when you are working virtually? With many people now working from home, or between their home and the office, many businesses may find it hard to manage their onboarding programs.

Getting this step right ensures that new employees feel welcomed as part of the team, get to know their colleagues, understand the organization's policies, regulations and give you a better chance at retaining your new hire.

Through the process, new employees can learn and understand their job descriptions and set clear objectives for the first few months at work. They get a better understanding of their new company’s culture and values to create meaningful and professional relationships with their new team – even if they have never met them in person!

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Topics: virtual training, onboarding, employee retention, employee onboarding process, Virtual Employee Onboarding

Building a Successful Employee Onboarding Process

Posted by Rachael Jones on Apr 7, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Successful Employee Onboarding Process

 

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Employee onboarding plays an integral role in employee retention and helps new employees feel welcomed within your organization. Many companies have some type of onboarding experience, but few employees would refer to it as great.

The employee onboarding process is the first step in welcoming new team members and can often make or break the likelihood they will stay. According to the Society for Human Resource Management, employee turnover can be as much as 50% in the first 18 months of employment.

A successful employee onboarding process ensures new team members gain clarity on their roles and what is expected of them, and prevents them from leaving as soon as they can!


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Topics: onboarding, onboarding program, employee onboarding, Employee Onboarding Training Program, Successful Employee Onboarding

Why Leadership Development Programs Fail

Posted by Rachael Jones on Mar 31, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Leadership Development Program

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Over the years, organizations have dedicated time and money to improve their managers' potential and nurture new leaders. US-based companies spend approximately $14 billion every year on leadership development. Executives rank leadership improvement as one of their top three current and future priorities.

In today's business environment, many organizations acknowledge that leadership development programs play a critical role in improving performance, engagement, and profitability. However, some leaders say that despite their efforts to enhance leadership growth, their companies fail to exploit many business opportunities.

For your organization to succeed, you need a successful leadership team with exceptional skills to lead other employees and sustainably drive organizational growth. By implementing a leadership development program, you can identify individuals who can lead the organization and nurture them to perform leadership duties efficiently and effectively.

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Topics: leadership development consultant, leadership development training, leadership development, millennial leadership training, learning leaders, leadership development program

The Importance of Leadership Development Training for Your Company

Posted by Rachael Jones on Mar 24, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Leadership Development Training for Your Company  

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Leaders determine the direction a company will take, instill company values in employees, and lead others in achieving goals and objectives.

Leadership is not just a position, but rather a mindset. Leaders coach their teams in creating smarter solutions and build a community of dedicated contributors, create buy-in, and make them feel that their contributions are important and useful to the company.

Despite the benefits, many organizations neglect or don’t have a custom Leadership Development program in place! Achieve the results you want by implementing an engaging Leadership Development Training program.

 

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Developing Leaders to Manage Remote Workforces

Posted by Rachael Jones on Mar 17, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Managing Remote Workforces with Strong Leaders

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Along with the many changes that COVID-19 has brought into our lives, the way that we live and work has most likely been forever altered.

To increase safety, reduce risks and adhere to government regulations, many companies have shifted most of their work venues from the physical office to their workers' homes. Some have set up a hybrid model, where employees rotate and work part of the time at the office and part of the time at home.

Initially, this was viewed as a temporary solution that would continue only during the time of the pandemic. However, more and more, many
leaders are seeing the cost savings that having a remote work staff can bring. Thus, they are viewing having employees work from home as a permanent measure.

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Topics: leadership development, remote, Remote Workforce, working remotely, remote work, remote instructional design jobs, leadership development program, covid-19 work from home, work from home best practices, work from home, Remote Working Best Practices, remote workers

Telehealth Training – Top Learning Modalities to Use

Posted by Rachael Jones on Mar 10, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Best Learning Modalities for Telehealth Training

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Patient and provider demand for telehealth services is on the rise today especially during a public healthcare pandemic. This demand for telemedicine means that many providers require adequate training when it comes to the provision of effective virtual healthcare services.

Telehealth supports remote healthcare over long distances to educate patients and address their healthcare needs.

There are many benefits that come from using telehealth practices. This method is a way for workers in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries to deliver effective healthcare solutions without occupying the same room as your patients.

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Topics: Electronic Medical Records Training, healthcare, microlearning in healthcare, pharma training, Pharma Sales Training, telehealth training, telehealth vendor software

Top Skills to Include In Your Leadership Development Training

Posted by Rachael Jones on Mar 3, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Most Important Skills for Your Leadership Development Training

 

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In today's business environment, you may encounter unexpected challenges at any time. As an effective leader, you should respond to those issues with expertise, intelligence, and strategy. For your organization to succeed, you need agile leaders who can drive performance, adapt to organizational changes, and nurture a corporate culture of accountability and engagement.

Investing in leadership development training pushes you towards success and helps to achieve your goals. Let us look at leadership training, why you need it, and what skills you should include in your custom leadership development training:

Meaning of Leadership Development
Leadership development training refers to activities designed to develop and improve leaders' skills, abilities, and confidence. It aims to expand people's capacity to perform leadership roles by enabling them to learn new skills or enhance old skills.

 

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Top 5 Tips for Medical Device Training

Posted by Rachael Jones on Feb 24, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Tips for Medical Device Training

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In every business, our employees are our biggest asset. By implementing a robust and engaging training program, you can maximize their potential, boost morale, and reduce employee turnover.

While the present healthcare landscape focuses on efficient delivery of quality patient services, training your employees allows you to meet this need, while also improving their skills to fit the competitive healthcare market.

The last year has been a trying time for the healthcare industry. Creating and developing an engaging medical device training program ensures that your team are at the top of their game, engaged and focused on the task at hand!

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Topics: pharmaceutical industry, pharma training, Pharma Sales Training, telehealth training, medical device training

Create Engaging Telehealth Training

Posted by Rachael Jones on Feb 17, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Best telehealth training for your employees

 

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Most of us know, that providing effective training empowers our teams – making them more productive in their work. When planning telehealth training, you want to ensure that you deliver the message effectively and selecting the right training modality plays a major role.

The options for delivering training are nearly endless! From Classroom, to eLearning or Virtual Instructor Led Training (vILT). The right training modality sets the tone for your learning plan.

For employees that will be using specific telehealth software, training is a must! You want to ensure that all employees have thorough knowledge of the software and how to use it properly.

Let’s take a closer look at some of the popular training methods and why each is important for software training.

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Topics: best training companies, pharmaceutical industry, pharma training, telehealth training, telehealth vendor software

Why Should I Hire a Virtual Training Producer?

Posted by Rachael Jones on Feb 10, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Why Should I Hire a Virtual Training Producer?

 

 

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If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that change, and uncertainty is never too far away. With increased working from home, and social distancing efforts in place, many of us have had to take our plans for training and development back to the drawing board - redesigning them to work virtually. 

Virtual Instructor Led Training (vILT) was new for some, but it provided many opportunities for businesses to continue with their learning and development plans, when traditional methods were not available. Over this transition, many have found that their virtual training didn’t go as smoothly as they had hoped - this is where a Virtual Producer comes in.

Working with a Virtual Training Producer who is familiar with the delivery platform and proficient at managing live sessions can take good training and make it great!

Here's a deeper look at what a Virtual Producer does.

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