TrainingFolks Blog

Guide to Managing Offsite Employees from Top Rated Training Companies

Posted by Ashley White on Sep 22, 2015 9:29:00 AM

Training companies pay close attention to the rapidly changing workforce. With change comes training initiatives, and with an increasing number of employees working offsite, training on how to manage those employees has become imperative.  Just a few years ago, 34 million Americans occasionally worked remotely, and that number is expected to jump to 63 million by the middle of this decade! Given the increasingly global nature of today’s organizations – as well as improvements in technology that facilitate virtual training/collaboration and a workforce that insists on more flexibility and independence – this trend is likely to keep gaining momentum.

By improving your ability to manage offsite employees, you will empower yourself and your organization in many ways. You will see an increase in the organization’s need to find the right talent for a job to ensure your team is cohesive and productive. This will start by finding the right training company to assist with your recruitment process – and also knowing the key characteristics of an offsite employee.

Imagine how the various training companies Los Angeles , New York City, Chicago and various other cities mange their employees.  Your not alone others have felt this way, but at least there is help.

Download our "Key Characteristics for Offsite Employees Checklist" today!

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Topics: best training companies, training companies los angeles

Training Consultants Reveal Top Tips for Change Initiatives

Posted by Ashley White on Jan 30, 2015 3:30:26 PM

Implementing important change initiatives can make even the seasoned change professional shudder, and often times training is involved too late in the process or becomes a mere after thought.  Many learning leaders question how their companies can be more effective throughout the transformation process, particularly when managing training for change initiatives. This infographic will reveal the facts and best practices of implementing and supporting training for important change initiatives brought to you by some of our top training consutants. Reveal training solutions for your organization:

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Topics: training consultant, contract trainers, custom training, best training companies, corporate training programs, managing change, Tips, Best Practices, training solution, infographic

Training Companies Discovered: 4 Benefits of Gamification

Posted by Ashley White on Nov 12, 2014 3:21:00 PM


 Definition:  gam·i·fi·ca·tion ;ˌ(ɡāmifəˈkāSHən/)

noun               

the application of typical elements of game playing (e.g., point scoring, competition with others, rules of play) to other areas of activity, typically as an online marketing technique to encourage engagement with a product or service.

"gamification is exciting because it promises to make the hard stuff in life fun"

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, training company, training companies, training and development companies, best training companies, blended learning onboarding program for new employ, training program, Gamification

Top 5 Most Read Training Company Blogs

Posted by Ashley White on Sep 26, 2014 1:58:00 PM


We’re excited to bring you a roundup of our most read blog posts. As an award winning and top training company, we live, breathe and sleep training. As we pour our morning coffee, we think about all training curve balls that you may be facing. Our water cooler conversations may consist of the words compliance training, organizational development, technology user adoption and virtual instructor-led training. Maybe some of you in the learning and development space can relate, but one of our favorite things to do is bring you practical training solutions and powerful insights around the topic of organizational change.


  1. Corporate Training: Top 5 Trends For Training Programs
  2. Top 5 Custom eLearning Development Programs/Authoring Tools
  3. 7 Steps For Best Practices When Implementing Instructional Design
  4. Corporate Training Tips for Creating a Blended Learning Onboarding Training Program for New Employees
  5. 5 Public Speaking Tips All Training Consultants Should Know

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, training company, training companies, training and development companies, best training companies, training program

Training Companies : Are you wise to the Wiki?

Posted by Ashley White on Jul 3, 2014 4:54:00 PM

Are you looking for the latest and greatest tool from training companies to increase learner engagement in your next learning initiative? Chances are your Google search results came back with a long list of tools, my search came back with roughly 17,000,000 results.  You may not have to look as far as you think, now might be the time to consider a wiki to cultivate learner engagement.  Get wise to the Wiki.

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Topics: corporate training, TrainingFolks, training company, training companies, best training companies, best training company, Wiki

TrainingFolks: Together We Ride!

Posted by Ashley White on Jun 20, 2014 12:01:00 PM

On June 1st 2014, TrainingFolks came together to show their support for the Becel Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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Topics: corporate training, TrainingFolks, training company, training companies, best training companies, Heart&Stroke, RideforHeart, Becel, best training company

TrainingFolks Rides for Heart - Your Support Counts

Posted by Ashley White on May 21, 2014 3:33:00 PM

Heart disease has touched the lives of everyone in some form, whether individually or through a family member or friend; 9 out of 10 of us have at least one risk factor for heart disease or stroke.

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Topics: corporate training, TrainingFolks, training company, training companies, best training companies, Heart&Stroke, RideforHeart, Becel, best training company

Training Companies: Does This Conference Call Sound Familiar? (Video)

Posted by Ashley White on Apr 14, 2014 12:40:00 PM

Anyone that's ever had an office job knows conference calls can often be the pits. The constant beeps, the uncomfortable pauses, that guy who forgets to use the mute button -- the reasons to hate those dreaded meetings just goes on and on.  We are not suffering alone, we can all relate to Tripp and Tyler, who nails the struggles of conference calls in real life posted on youtube: 

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, corporate training company, corporate training companies, contract trainers, corporate training, corporate training consultants, training company, training companies, leadership development consultant, leadership development consultants, training consultant company, management training consultant, training and development company, training and development companies, best training companies, effective meeting, meeting habits, conference call best practices

TrainingFolks Awarded 2014 Training Outsourcing Companies Watch List

Posted by Ashley White on Apr 4, 2014 1:40:00 PM

For the third year in a row, TrainingFolks has been selected by TrainingIndustry.com for the Training Outsourcing Watch List! Applicants selected to the 2014 Training Outsourcing Companies Watch List demonstrated excellence in many areas, including:

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, corporate training company, corporate training companies, contract trainers, corporate training, corporate training consultants, training company, training companies, leadership development consultant, leadership development consultants, training consultant company, management training consultant, training and development company, training and development companies, best training companies

Best Training Companies Reveal Hidden Training Blind Spots

Posted by Ashley White on Feb 19, 2014 10:01:00 AM

Best Training Companies Speak Out: Uncover Your Training Blind Spots - Blind spot (noun) – a place or area where vision is completely or partially obscured or hearing is difficult or impossible.  How do you uncover your company's training blind spots?  You must look at your training offerings honestly, invite feedback and be willing to make changes.  

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, corporate training company, corporate training companies, contract trainers, corporate training, corporate training consultants, training company, training companies, leadership development consultant, leadership development consultants, training consultant company, management training consultant, training and development company, training and development companies, best training companies