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Moving from ILT to vILT? How Contract IDs, vILT Trainers Can Help

Posted by Rachael Jones on Aug 24, 2017 10:43:26 AM

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When your company decides to convert some of the Instructor-led Training (ILT) courses in your training program to Virtual Instructor-led Training (vILT), a couple of key roles your learning and development team will need are Instructional Designers and vILT Trainers. But if vILT is new to your team, consider engaging a contract instructional designer and vILT trainer who specialize in virtual training. Here's how they can help.

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Topics: instructional designers, vilt, virtual instructor led training, vilt trainers, vilt training tips

Delight Your Customers! Use Microlearning for Service & Sales Training

Posted by Rachael Jones on Aug 17, 2017 9:12:00 AM

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In today’s competitive business environment, the most successful companies understand that delivering an outstanding customer experience is often the one thing that can set their company apart from competitors.

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Topics: sales training, top training company, microlearning, sales training programs

Build Better Training with an eLearning Storyboard

Posted by Rachael Jones on Aug 10, 2017 11:42:00 AM

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As our jobs become busier and attention spans shorter, many Learning Leaders have been presented with the challenge of finding ways to make their companies’ training programs more impactful. One training format that can help meet this goal is eLearning. 

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Topics: custom eLearning development, elearning storyboard

Training for Cloud-based Technology Updates? Try Custom eLearning.

Posted by Rachael Jones on Aug 3, 2017 9:13:00 AM

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One of the advantages of implementing cloud-based technology is that software updates are made automatically by the provider so the service is “always up-to-date” with no need for your in-house IT department to get involved.

One of the disadvantages of implementing a cloud-based technology is that software updates are made automatically by the provider – this means your users may come into the office one day and the system has changed. Depending on the extent of the changes it may be necessary to provide training for the employees impacted.

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Topics: custom eLearning development, custom eLearning, contract elearning developer

5 Ways an LMS Learning Portal can Increase Learner Engagement

Posted by Rachael Jones on Jul 27, 2017 8:48:26 AM

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If your company is searching for a learning management system (LMS) you likely know about the many benefits – how much faster and easier it is to create and deliver learning content, manage training programs, track course completions, and report on results. That is great news for learning leaders.


But even with all the helpful and convenient functionality of a LMS learning portal, many organizations still find it challenging to get learners to enroll in and complete training courses. The good news is that you can use the features available with the LMS to increase learner engagement and motivation.

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Topics: LMS, learning management system, learning portal, learning path, what is an lms, lms learning portal, lms portal

How to Take Your Training Online with Customized eLearning

Posted by Rachael Jones on Jul 20, 2017 8:47:00 AM

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More and more companies are discovering the benefits of choosing eLearning for the delivery of their training programs. eLearning allows for maximum course flexibility, improved learner engagement, and greater reach, especially for organizations with a dispersed workforce. Training can be delivered on-demand as required, and travel costs are reduced.


Whether you have existing training programs or need to develop new courses and require a customized eLearning solution, here are a few tips for taking your training online.

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Topics: custom eLearning solution, custom eLearning development, custom eLearning, elearning developer

How Microlearning can Reinforce Cyber Security Awareness Training

Posted by Rachael Jones on Jul 13, 2017 8:55:00 AM

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Doesn’t it seem like every week there is yet another cyber attack reported in the news? The companies being harmed by these attacks are not smaller businesses with limited security budgets, but top international companies. It just shows that no organization is safe from cyber criminals. That's why it's more important than ever for organizations of all sizes to conduct cyber security awareness training.

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Topics: microlearning, Cybersecurity Training, cyber security awareness training

How to Choose between Customized Training Programs & Off-the-Shelf

Posted by Rachael Jones on Jul 6, 2017 8:47:00 AM

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Have you ever sat in a training course and wondered why you were even there? The content was not engaging, the subject matter was not relevant to your industry, and the examples had nothing to do with your position. Chances are you retained little of the material presented and it did not have a long-term, positive impact on your job performance.

When implementing training in your organization, you can develop a customized training program or purchase an off-the-shelf course. But how do you choose? The best type of training depends on the needs of the organization and the target audience. 

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Topics: custom training, customized training programs, customized training

5 Good Reasons to Do a Training Needs Assessment

Posted by Rachael Jones on Jun 22, 2017 9:12:00 AM

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There are many reasons why organizations need to plan a training program – to update employees on process improvements, the roll-out of new equipment or technology, to address changes in laws or industry regulations, the realignment of job functions due to restructuring, or to close the performance gaps demonstrated by particular employees.

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Topics: training needs assessment, training needs assessment questions

Why Your Organization Needs a Professional Translation Company

Posted by Rachael Jones on Jun 15, 2017 9:06:00 AM

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Despite the development of new technologies and the improvements in translation tools like Google Translate, the field of professional translating is growing at a steady pace. So why do countless industries choose to use professional translators instead of taking the easy path of an automatic translation? Why use the skills of a professional translator instead of asking a member of your internal staff to do a translation?

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Topics: Translation, top translation companies