TrainingFolks Blog

Thinking About Becoming a Contract Trainer?

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on May 15, 2018 10:37:52 AM

TIPS FROM YOUR CONTRACT TRAINING SPECIALISTS


If you’ve been working in a permanent, full-time learning and development job, going contract can be a huge change. Before you make the leap to a contract training professional role, here are five key things you should know.

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Topics: contract trainer, contract training, contract training consultant, contract trainer success

4 Reasons Training Professionals Keep Connected

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on May 1, 2018 5:30:00 PM

TIPS FROM YOUR TRAINING COMPANY

It’s not possible to build a relationship with every recruiter you come across but picking and choosing a handful of recruiters to stay in touch with will prove beneficial to you in the long run. As a Learning and Development consultant, TrainingFolks’ recruiters cater to your niche, which makes it very important that you stay in touch with them and maintain that relationship, even if it is just through a couple of emails throughout the year.

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Topics: learning consultants, contract training, contract trainer success

5 Traits of a Successful Contract Trainer

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Apr 24, 2018 5:20:00 PM

More and more people are beginning to join the contracting world due to the flexibility and scheduling that it offers. With so much competition, how can you stand out? Below are 5 traits that you should take into consideration for contract trainer success.

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Topics: contract training, contract elearning developer, contract training consultant, contract trainer success

Storyboarding Best Practices from Top Instructional Design Consultants

Posted by Ashley White on Mar 18, 2015 10:25:00 AM

 

Most top instructional design consultants know the importance of having a solid design plan in place before jumping into the development stage.  This will help ensure a higher rate of a success for corporate training programs.  When eLearning is being developed, instructional design services should include a visual storyboard.  This will save money, time and avoid clients from being surprised and/or disappointed by the end product.  A visual storyboard can be an essential step and bridge the gap between what is envisioned and what will be. Read More

Topics: corporate training companies, corporate training, corporate consulting, instructional designers, training companies, instructional designer services, instructional design companies, instructional design company, contract training, how to hire instructional designer, Tips, instructional design consultant, storyboard

14 Top Tips from Industry Leading Instructional Design Consultants

Posted by Ashley White on Feb 19, 2015 12:11:00 PM

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

The training 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 quickly.

 

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Topics: corporate training companies, corporate training, corporate consulting, instructional designers, training companies, instructional designer services, instructional design companies, instructional design company, contract training, how to hire instructional designer, Tips, instructional design consultant

Guidelines to Hiring the Right Instructional Designer

Posted by Rachael Jones on Jan 20, 2015 10:30:00 AM

What does an instructional designer do?  With over 15 years of experience, TrainingFolks has hired thousands of Instructional Designers across the globe. Our ability to find, qualify and select the right candidate is critical for time sensitive projects and has made us a go-to instructional design company for a multitude of Fortune 500 organizations. As a training company we understand your desire to hire an individual that encompasses the necessary skill set, brings the required experience and seamlessly fits into your organization.

The TrainingFolks team can help you navigate through the challenging process by defining the role and providing the information necessary to guide you through the hiring process.

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Topics: corporate training companies, Instructional design, corporate training, corporate consulting, instructional designers, training companies, consulting services, instructional design companies, instructional design company, contract training, Articulate Studio, Articulate, how to hire instructional designer, Captivate, Tips, training solution

Corporate Training - Improve Your Supply Chain Management

Posted by Ashley White on Jan 9, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Many companies used to consider the supply chain management operations a necessary cost of doing business and not a key driver of financial results.  In today’s increasingly global economy, it’s becoming increasingly common for businesses to use international suppliers.  This adds to the already difficult execution process.  The importance of a top-notch supply chain management operation is evident and bottom-line performance has been shown to directly link to the effectiveness of the supply chain management. Many Fortune 500 organizations utilize instructional design firms to add value by supplying subject matter expertise and a variety of learning methodologies including Virtual Instructor-Led Trainers (vILT) to streamline their current supply chain operations.

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Topics: training consultant, corporate training, custom training, corporate consulting, training companies, vilt, virtual instructor led training, consulting services, contract training, Tips, Best Practices, supply chain management, training solution, global supply chain management

Best Telephone Practices when Hiring Contract Trainers

Posted by Lora Boiago on Jul 15, 2013 9:34:00 AM

With the increasing presence of virtual and global contract training teams, resorting to the traditional form of in-person interviewing is obsolete and no longer relevant. The current global way of conducting business has demanded an unprecedented level of remote interviewing, specifically in the contract trainer world. 

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, contract training, contract training teams