TrainingFolks Blog

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

5 Ways to Boost Training Consultant Productivity

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Jul 6, 2018 10:10:00 AM

 

CONTRACT TRAINING CONSULTANT TIPS

As a consultant, you may find yourself juggling many different clients and projects at one time. If you don’t stay organized and aren’t the best with time management, you may end up becoming overwhelmed. Or maybe you’re trying to figure out how you can get more work done in less time than it normally takes you. Here are some tips that will help boost your productivity as a consultant.

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Topics: contract training consultant, contract trainer success

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

7 Elements of an Outstanding Learning and Development Professional Resume

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Jun 27, 2018 5:01:39 PM

TIPS FOR CONTRACT TRAINING PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS

You’ve likely heard the statistic that a recruiter only spends about six seconds to decide if your resume is worthy of a phone call or email to you. As a Learning and Development Professional, you can take your resume from good to great and stand out from the crowd, by following these guidelines:

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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

6 Ways to Keep Training Participants Motivated

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Jun 19, 2018 11:13:00 AM


TRAINING CONSULTANT TIPS

Whenever there is an organizational change or a new roll out of products, services or technology training is essential for employees. As a trainer, you may have noticed that although employees may be required to attend training sessions, they may not always be the biggest fans of them.

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Topics: corporate training programs, contract training consultant

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

How Training Consultants Can Show Not Tell

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Jun 6, 2018 4:26:49 PM

TIPS FOR CONTRACT TRAINING CONSULTANTS

In this digital era, we want things to be quick and easy. Imagine how boring life would be if all we had was text – no photos, illustrations or videos.

The power of visuals is that they can help capture your audience in a way that simple black and white text cannot. They help reinforce key concepts and keep learners engaged throughout a course.

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