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Corporate Training: Top 7 Trends For Training Programs *Update*

Posted by Ashley White on Jun 19, 2015 12:09:00 PM

Due to the high popularity of our previous post, "Corporate Training: Top 5 Trends for Training Programs", we decided to update the content by adding two more corporate training trends that organizations can't afford to ignore in 2015.

As these trends are on the rise, the need to find the right Instructional Designer (ID) has become increasingly important. Finding an ID with the right qualifications to keep up with these trends is a tall order. Locate your "Super ID". Download our "Top 5 Interview Questions for an Instructional Designer" today!

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Topics: training consultant, corporate training companies, corporate training, corporate training program, instructional designer, contract training consultants

Corporate Training Help: A Balanced Train-the-Trainer Program

Posted by Ashley White on Jun 10, 2015 9:44:00 AM

Definition: A train-the-trainer model enables experienced personnel to show a less-experienced instructor how to deliver and facilitate courses, workshops and seminars. A well executed train-the-trainer program can build a pool of competent instructors who can then teach the material to other people.

We are all too familiar with the challenges associated with running a successful training session! Download a copy of our Training Consultants checklist to ensure you are fully prepared for your next training session.

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Topics: training consultant, corporate training companies, corporate training, corporate training program, contract training consultants

TrainingFolks Named to the 2015 Training Outsourcing Watch List!

Posted by Ashley White on Apr 16, 2015 2:51:52 PM

AWARD: Top Training Company TrainingFolks Named to the 2015 Training Outsourcing Watch List

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Topics: training consultant, corporate training companies, training company, custom learning solutions, Training Outsourcing Watch List, training services

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

Training Company Ranked by PROFIT Magazine for 3rd Straight Year

Posted by Ashley White on Jun 12, 2014 2:01:00 PM

Global Training Company, TrainingFolks has once again been recognized as part of the annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by PROFIT Magazine.

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, corporate training company, corporate training companies

TrainingFolks Awarded Content Development Companies Watch List

Posted by Ashley White on May 29, 2014 5:31:00 PM

TrainingFolks Awarded 2014 Content Development Companies Watch List
We are delighted to announce that TrainingFolks has been selected by TrainingIndustry.com for the Content Development Companies Watch List.

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Topics: corporate training companies, TrainingFolks, training companies, custom learning solutions, outsourcing training and development, custom eLearning development

The Training Industry Conference & Expo May 19-21 Raleigh, NC

Posted by Ashley White on Apr 24, 2014 3:33:00 PM

Come Join TrainingFolks! Save the date and join TrainingFolks at the Training Industry Conference and Expo May 19-21. Visit our booth and connect with learning leaders from all over the globe to develop meaningful partnerships that will improve performance.

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Topics: corporate training company, corporate training companies, training companies, training conference, training industry, training associates

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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