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Discover the Top Instructional Design Interview Questions

Posted by Nisha Amin on Apr 12, 2018 8:53:00 AM

TOP TRAINING COMPANY TIPS FOR BETTER INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

As a Learning Leader, you are constantly being challenged to find new and innovative ways to improve the training experiences in your organization. This could mean creating more compelling content, introducing new modalities such as mobile learning, microlearning or gamification, or implementing eye-catching visual elements that will engage learners.

If you don't have these exact skill sets on your learning and development team and are not in a position to hire a full-time resource, consider a contract Instructional Designer. 

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Why Hire an Instructional Design Company Before You Need One

Posted by Rachael Jones on Nov 22, 2017 11:50:33 AM

TOP TRAINING COMPANY BEST PRACTICES

When your learning and development team needs extra resources to help with a high-profile training project, you want to work with a company you’ve built a good relationship with, a partner you can trust. That's why it pays to choose an instructional design company before you actually need one. Here are 5 good reasons to outsource instructional services.

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5 Tips for Selecting the Ideal Instructional Design Company

Posted by Rachael Jones on Nov 16, 2017 1:14:09 PM

TOP TRAINING COMPANY BEST PRACTICES

Learning Leaders know that even the best managed training projects can be easily sidetracked. Some common issues include resources being reassigned to other initiatives, unexpected scope changes, and setting unrealistic timelines at the beginning of the project.

When this happens, you need help – and fast! That’s why it makes sense for learning and development teams to partner with a trusted instructional design company they can count on for assistance at a moment's notice. 

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Morale and Motivation: The Differences Top Instructional Design Consultants Uncovered

Posted by Ashley White on Apr 7, 2015 3:16:00 PM

Whether it's personal fulfillment, enjoyment, the challenges, or simply for love of the job. Every person has their own reason for working, which is just as individual as they are. Even though our bottom line comes down to the compensation, employees are demonstrating the need of wanting something more from their work each and every day. Our top instructional design consultants will uncover the difference between motivation and morale to help you achieve a higher performing workplace.

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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

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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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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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Instructional Design Company: Working in Partnership with Your SMEs

Posted by Lora Boiago on Apr 7, 2013 5:03:00 PM


How do instructional design companies build and leverage valuable relationships with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) when designing a new learning program?

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