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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Contract Training Consultants: Helping Them Join Your Team

Posted by Lora Boiago on Sep 23, 2013 2:39:00 PM

Contract Training Consultants: Helping Them Join Your Team

When rolling out a major company-wide training program, most organizations turn to contract training consultants.  Upon bringing these training consultants on board, a company expects to see positive results and achievement of specified goals.  The best results come when those contract training consultants are seamlessly integrated into the organization.  Integration is achieved when the training consultant understands and shares the organization's culture and values, when they are accepted by staff as being valuable members of the team and when they are made an integral part of the company infrastructure.

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13 Leadership Tips for an Optimal Organizational Development Program

Posted by Lora Boiago on Feb 25, 2013 3:23:00 PM

Learning Consultants Guide: 13 Leadership Tips for an Optimal Organizational Development Program 

In today’s business environment, learning consultants or training consultants are constantly challenged with the reality that organizational development and change is inevitable.   Over the past couple of years, almost every company has been pulled into a massive vortex of chaotic change and lean times. 

The companies that survive will be the ones that have realized that instead of fighting the force of the vortex, it’s far better to get up to speed with it and learn how to implement change at a light speed pace.   

Two essential ingredients are absolutely necessary in creating the type of nimble organization with the agility to navigate these tumultuous times:

1. Leadership….that is strong, positive and focused.

2. People…at all levels who are not only motivated and committed, but also skilled and competent in the areas needed to execute new business strategies from the ground up.

Just what does it take to ensure that these two essentials are in place so your company is ready to face the challenges ahead?

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The Value of Management Training Consultants: Mergers & Acquisitions

Posted by Jody Raines on Dec 12, 2012 1:56:00 PM

The Value of Management Training Consultants: Mergers & Acquisitions

Management training is an ongoing and complex challenge. Especially during a merger or acquisition, there can be battle lines that arise based upon the pre-existing entities.  For any company or organization, if not handled appropriately this can be deadly. Regardless of industry or size, all companies have something in common - they survive by maintaining satisfied customers through their employees and managers. The importance of developing, training and rewarding a company's people through management training cannot be over estimated, and having a third party management training consultant who can be impartial and objective can provide much needed expertise and guidance through choppy and difficult times. 

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Corporate Training For Social Networking Initiatives

Posted by Jody Raines on Oct 18, 2012 8:47:00 AM

Corporate Training For Social Networking Initiatives And Compliance

Corporate training for employees about social networking and how to use social network sites can be tricky.  Of course you want to be sure to comply with NLRB guidelines with regards to employee rights, yet you also need to be sure to protect the company.

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Top 5 Trends For Training Programs

Posted by Ashley White on Oct 2, 2012 9:38:00 AM

Corporate Training: Top 5 Trends For Training Programs 

Top Training Tips from Your Corporate Training Company

Corporate training companies continues to evolve and change, incorporating best practices and trends that prove to be effective. In keeping with nationwide trends in corporate training initiatives, most training consultants agree that there are 5 major trends that are best practices for training initiatives.

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Corporate Training Tips For Effective Positive Reinforcement

Posted by Jody Raines on Sep 18, 2012 10:01:00 PM

Corporate Training Tips For Effective Positive Reinforcement

Corporate Training Programs are initated to provide a learning experience for workforce changes. To assure adoption of new programs, using positive reinforcement can strengthen and encourage performance along the lines of the desired outcome.  Most individuals react to positive reinforcement during corporate training initiatives by contributing and being more receptive to the program.

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Contract Instructional Design: 4 Stages Of A Change Initiative

Posted by Rachael Jones on Aug 27, 2012 10:31:00 AM

Advice from an Instructional Design Consultant: 4 Stages of a Change Initiative

Organizational change initiatives carry the burden for assuring the entire team understands and respects the new rules.  When mergers or acquisitions are on the horizon, change can create organizational confusion and this disharmony may result in organizational fallout.

Hiring contracts trainers to create training materials can facilitate changes during the life cycle of change initiatives.  Especially because contract instructional design consultants have a deep understanding of training methodology and can create training programs that will reinforce the new behaviors of the change initiative.

Understanding how change affects individuals psychologically and having the process in place to support and negate negative process can assure a smooth transition to new behaviors and activities.

The four stages of change include:

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Inc. Magazine Unveils America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Posted by Jody Raines on Aug 23, 2012 11:48:00 AM

TrainingFolks Named to the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 List, with Strong
Three-Year Sales Growth

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Resources List For HIPAA 5010 Training And Finding Contract Trainers

Posted by Jody Raines on Aug 1, 2012 10:47:00 PM

Resources List For HIPAA 5010 Training And Finding Contract Trainers

TrainingFolks Healthcare Performance ImprovementInsight : With changes to HIPAA encompassing HIPAA 5010 and ICD-10 there is a requirement that healthcare providers are in compliance.  The regulation change includes:

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