TrainingFolks Blog

Why Millennials Are Good For Business!

Posted by Nisha Amin on Dec 8, 2016 9:40:00 AM


Many Millennial workers get a bad rap. 

Seen as being quite entitled, a bit lazy when it comes to working hard and flight risks when it comes to new hires, the truth is that the Millennial workforce encompasses a number of positive traits that can significantly help an organization if nurtured correctly.

Much of the reason for not seeing the good is because the one thing that Millennials undeniably are is different from the Generation X or Baby Boomer worker that currently makes up the majority of the workforce.   By 2020 however, the global workplace will be made up of 50% of Millennials (that’s not too far away!).1

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Topics: Millennial Workforce

Effective Leadership Training Will Replace Bosses

Posted by Nisha Amin on Dec 1, 2016 1:45:00 PM


The need for organizations to allocate corporate training and development dollars towards effective leadership development has grown substantially in the recent years.  

While baby boomers or Generation X-ers may have been accustomed to the mentality of a boss versus a true leader, success or failure for organizations in today’s market place and going forward commands a very different approach to team management and leadership.

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Topics: leadership development consultant, leadership development training, leadership development

Hiring Contract Training Professionals To Meet Deadlines

Posted by Nisha Amin on Nov 24, 2016 10:15:00 AM


As we near the end of 2016, clients here at TrainingFolks are eager to complete yearly objectives and knock off their last few training initiatives.  While our expert team of Training Consultants, contract Facilitators and Instructional Designers continue to ensure this, we are always working with new clients around their imminent deadlines which seem slightly out of reach with the current team in place.

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Using Virtual Instructor Led Training To Address Key Challenges 

Posted by Nisha Amin on Nov 17, 2016 11:11:00 AM


Although moving from Instructor Led Training (ILT) in to virtual Instructor Led Training or (vILT) is not as widespread as one would think, it definitely is something that companies looking to maintain a talented workforce should seriously begin to plan for and build into their learning strategies and budgets.

Some of the key reasons for doing this include the growing Millennial workforce as well as smaller budgets for learning and development with growing learning groups and lastly, the consistent increase in popularity of the remote workforce.

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Millennial Modification - Adapting Your Corporate Training

Posted by Nisha Amin on Nov 10, 2016 10:55:46 AM


We’ve all heard it.  Millennials are changing the world.  When taking a step back to evaluate the statement, it could not be truer as we get set for the decade ahead.  Here at TrainingFolks, we continue to work with clients on updating and adapting their corporate training and development programs with this reality in mind.

As a group that will make up almost one fifth of the US population by 2020 this generation has begun to transform the way companies are doing business.

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Building a Learning Culture With Collaboration

Posted by Nisha Amin on Nov 3, 2016 10:17:00 AM


Excelling in an industry that lives and breathes learning day in and out also means understanding the intrinsic value attached to effectively collaborating company-wide.   In fact, our learning experts take it one step further to ensure full collaboration with the client each step of the way as well.

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Join Your Global Training Provider at IP4L This November

Posted by Nisha Amin on Oct 31, 2016 9:44:00 AM

Visit Top Training Company TrainingFolks, at The Institute For Performance And Learning's 2016 Conference & Trade Show.

Join the TrainingFolks team at booth #501 at this year's The Institute For Performance And Learning Conference & Trade Show how being held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on November 2-4th. Read More

Employee Training is not Employee Onboarding

Posted by Nisha Amin on Oct 27, 2016 9:30:00 AM


The Difference Between Onboarding and Training

There are a number of managers in successful organizations globally that still struggle with the difference between onboarding and training and development of new hires.

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Topics: onboarding

Why Effective Employee Onboarding Is Critical

Posted by Nisha Amin on Oct 20, 2016 9:37:00 AM


Think back to your first day at your current job.  How was it?  Did you get a formal introduction to the team?  Were your work station, technology and passwords all set up and awaiting your arrival?  Did you know where the closest bathroom to your desk was located?  How about the great places to grab a bite at lunch or a cocktail after work?

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Topics: organizational change, new employee orientation, onboarding checklist, onboarding, onboarding program

Remote Work is More Than A Perk!

Posted by Nisha Amin on Oct 13, 2016 9:45:00 AM

Working from home is a must according to emerging workforce.

Written by Nisha A, Director of Marketing, TrainingFolks

Did you know that employees that are able to work remotely are twice as likely to work over 40 hours per week?*

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Topics: Remote Workforce