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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

8 Corporate Training Tips for the Millennial Generation

Posted by Ashley White on Oct 7, 2014 9:30:00 AM

In today’s workplace training consultants from various training companies see three common generations when doing content development:

1)      Baby Boomers (1946-1964)

2)      Generation X (1965-1979)

3)      Millennials (1980-1996)

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Topics: training consultants, corporate training, training company, best training company, training consultant companies, custom development

Sales Training Companies: Do sales people need live sales training?

Posted by Ashley White on Sep 12, 2014 8:30:00 AM


Sales Training Companies Great Debate: Do sales people need live sales training
Live sales training vs. eLearning 
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Topics: corporate training, sales training, sales training consultants

Corporate Training: Build a Successful Wiki for Learning Initiatives

Posted by Ashley White on Aug 14, 2014 11:13:00 AM


For top corporate training programs wikis were first developed over 15 years ago. Research has shown that organizational, training companies or corporate wikis are sustainable and can be beneficial to organizations particularly in improving work processes, collaboration and knowledge management.

Within the corporate training environment, wikis are proving to be valuable tools for:

  • Increasing learner engagement
  • Virtual Insturctor Led vILT support
  • Project collaboration, information sharing and managing content
  • Design collaboration
  • Organizing a community around a written project
  • Distributed intelligence gathering
  • A knowledge base or collaborative extranet
  • Fostering information flow within an organization
  • Helping distributed teams work together seamlessly and productively
  • Eliminating the one-webmaster syndrome of outdated intranet content

The main features of training companies use Wikis are:

  • A simple) way to build and manage content
  • Support hyperlinks and has simple text syntax for creating new pages and crosslinks between internal pages on the fly
  • Accessibility from everywhere without any software installation (just a browser)
  • Easy to track and constantly up-to-date
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Topics: corporate training, instructional designers, virtual instructor lead, Wiki

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