What is a Business Analyst Role?

Posted by Rachael Jones on Apr 29, 2020 9:30:00 AM

What is a Business Analyst Role?

A business analyst is responsible for utilizing tasks and techniques to analyze, engineer or re-engineer an companies processes and systems to align with its business objectives. It is a lucrative job that touches a lot of lives, helps numerous companies, and influences the economy. This rewarding career is one that touches a broad range of topics. Let’s take a glimpse of what people in this profession do.

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Topics: business analyst, Business Analyst Role, Business analyst role and responsibilities, Business analyst training

When Would You Conduct a Training Needs Assessment?

Posted by Rachael Jones on Apr 22, 2020 9:30:00 AM

When Would You Conduct a Training Needs Assessment?

A good training needs assessment saves resources by channeling them to a measured need as against a perceived need. 

Do you often meet managers who say their team needs training?

It helps you focus your efforts to ensure that those with the maximum need get the help they merit. It guarantees that the right resources and training are delivered to the right need using the right delivery format, to the right roles to achieve the right results you need.

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Topics: training needs assessment, training needs analysis, Training Needs Assessment Example , Training Needs Assessment Template

How to Make Virtual Training Interactive

Posted by Rachael Jones on Apr 15, 2020 9:30:00 AM

How to Make Virtual Training Interactive

Picture joining a webinar, or a virtual training session where the presenter simply reads their PowerPoint slides. Its unproductive, boring and can leave you thinking - I could have read those slides myself and saved an hour! You wouldn’t enjoy this format in person, and you certainly wouldn’t virtually.

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Topics: vilt, Virtual Training Interactive, Virtual Instructor Led training Best Practices

Work From Home

Posted by Rachael Jones on Apr 8, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Work From Home

Working from home doesn’t mean training or development should stop.

Distance: real and perceived 

As I help people, both individual contributors and managers, acclimate to the new reality of working remotely, I am reminded of the three ways people can see distance between employees even on the same team. The current experience we are all sharing in working remotely and trying to conduct business as usual in unusual circumstances will make many pause and reflect on what it means to be ‘distant’ from our team, our organization, and our closest work allies and friends. 

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Topics: remote work, WFH, work from home best practices, work from home, Remote Working Best Practices

Problem Solving and Decision Making

Posted by Rachael Jones on Mar 31, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Training for Problem Solving and Decision Making Skills

 

As a manager, you deal with problems every day. You use your past experience, the information at hand and your team’s expertise to identify and implement a solution. “See it; fix it; move on” is often the common, immediate response.

Occasionally though, it is important to take a longer-term view to problem solving. High achiever managers recognize that some problems require a more methodical, inclusive process in order to get to the root of the problem, not just apply a band-aid.  Download a FREE Fishbone Template Below!

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Topics: soft skills training, employee soft skills, problem solving, decision making

What is a Contract Trainer?

Posted by Rachael Jones on Mar 25, 2020 9:15:00 AM

What is a Contract Trainer?

Many companies outsource their trainers to reduce the operating costs of having a full-time trainer onsite, as well as to the ease and convenience of finding a trainer that helps meet their specific need at any given time.

Contract trainers are training specialists who provide contingent support to organizations. Our team of experienced contracts trainers thoroughly understand the training content in order to enable change, they assess training effectiveness and can interact with all levels within an organization.  Are you looking to be a independent trainer? If so, you will find the tips below helpful.

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Topics: contract trainer, contract training, global contract trainers

How to Use Adobe Connect for Your Virtual Instructor Led Training ViLT

Posted by Rachael Jones on Mar 19, 2020 9:30:00 AM

How to Use Adobe Connect for your Virtual Instructor Led Training ViLT 

Adobe Connect is a web conferencing and virtual classroom platform used by thousands of companies and universities worldwide. Using Adobe's software, companies can create online training materials and learning modules, conduct webinars, and participate in online meetings complete with desktop sharing. 

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Topics: virtual instructor led training, Adobe Connect, virtual classrooms, vilt training tips

Improving Efficiency: 9 Top Management Training Topics

Posted by Rachael Jones on Mar 12, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Improving Efficiency: 9 Top Management Training Topics

There's an art to selecting the right management training topics that help businesses increase their productivity and efficiency. What's more, it may become a lost art in the world of management training and professional development. There are companies today that under appreciate just how important it is to find management training topic combinations that contribute to a company's overall efficiency levels.

Training Programs for Top Management

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Topics: management training, top management training topics

Do You Have Flash eLearning Courses to Convert?

Posted by Rachael Jones on Mar 10, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Do You Have Flash eLearning Courses to Convert?

Adobe Flash Discontinued!

For more than 20 years, developers of games, online videos and multimedia eLearning content used adobe flash as their go-to development software. Adobe has recently announced that distribution and support for adobe flash will be discontinued by the end of 2020: https://theblog.adobe.com/adobe-flash-update/

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Topics: Adobe Flash, elearning companies, html5 elearning, flash to html5 conversion

Global Training Company receives A+ award

Posted by Rachael Jones on Mar 4, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Global Training Company Receives A+ Award

TrainingFolks’ is happy to announce we are accredited with an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau.

TrainingFolks is a leading global corporate training and development company committed to providing learning solutions, consulting and contingent workforce services to help clients address key business challenges.

For 8 consecutive years, TrainingFolks has 

achieved the highest possible rating A+ for its expected interaction with customers.  The overall evaluation is based on reaching a number of standards set by the BBB.

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Topics: training company, better business bueau

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