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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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Training Consultants Reveal Top Tips for Change Initiatives

Posted by Ashley White on Jan 30, 2015 3:30:26 PM

Implementing important change initiatives can make even the seasoned change professional shudder, and often times training is involved too late in the process or becomes a mere after thought.  Many learning leaders question how their companies can be more effective throughout the transformation process, particularly when managing training for change initiatives. This infographic will reveal the facts and best practices of implementing and supporting training for important change initiatives brought to you by some of our top training consutants. Reveal training solutions for your organization:

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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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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

Training Companies Mission: Effective Onboarding Checklist

Posted by Ashley White on Dec 4, 2014 8:30:00 AM

When it comes to building employee engagement, success and satisfaction onboarding is a crucial piece of the puzzle.  Our research has shown that there is a clear correlation between effective onboarding and improvements in employee performance and reductions in turnover.  Creating a robust onboarding program can be daunting and you may find you need to enroll the help of highly experienced training consultantsA review of our best practices suggests the following activities as a foundation for managers as they embark on the journey of creating an effective onboarding program for their employees.

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Top Five Tips for Training Employees on a New CRM

Posted by Ashley White on Jul 16, 2014 11:50:00 AM

With the help of a team of experts, we identified five top tips that can improve your next CRM implementation.   And make no mistake; CRM system training is extremely critical.

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