TrainingFolks Blog

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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Training Consultants: Learning Styles and Strategies

Posted by Lora Boiago on Oct 4, 2013 8:54:00 AM

Introducing a new technology or strategic ideology across an organization can be a daunting task.  Training consultants are faced with many challenges when constructing corporate training programs, including a limited time frame, conflicting learning styles and differing learning strategies.  To accomplish desired results, consultants must make sure the learners are engaged and comfortable with the material and delivery.    

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Contract Training Consultants: Helping Them Join Your Team

Posted by Lora Boiago on Sep 23, 2013 2:39:00 PM

When rolling out a major company-wide training program, most organizations turn to contract training consultants.  Upon bringing these training consultants on board, a company expects to see positive results and achievement of specified goals.  The best results come when those contract training consultants are seamlessly integrated into the organization.  Integration is achieved when the training consultant understands and shares the organization's culture and values, when they are accepted by staff as being valuable members of the team and when they are made an integral part of the company infrastructure.

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TrainingFolks Wins Inc. 500|5000 Award!

Posted by Lora Boiago on Sep 11, 2013 12:03:00 PM

 

Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual Exclusive List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private
Companies—the Inc. 500|5000

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5 Public Speaking Tips All Training Consultants Should Know

Posted by Lora Boiago on Aug 22, 2013 12:48:00 PM


If this article was about the top fears of new training consultants, public speaking would be at the top of the list.  For the inexperienced training consultant starting out fresh, the nerves awaken by fear of public speaking can significantly impact the effectiveness of an important presentation.  Whether it’s realizing you are rambling on, losing your audience or forgetting your lines, this fear boils down to the fear of being ridiculed and rejected by your peers.

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How to Maximize Effectiveness when Interviewing Training Consultants

Posted by Lora Boiago on Aug 12, 2013 9:24:00 AM


Interviewing a training consultant may be rather intimidating when trying to determine if the candidate has the right skill set you are looking for.  Knowing whether or not they are the right fit for your group is sometimes hard to assess in one conversation, especially if you are interviewing from a virtual location. 

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Training Consultants: Effective Communication – Part 2

Posted by Lora Boiago on Aug 1, 2013 2:34:00 PM



Our last blog titled “Training Consultants Top 4 Tips on Active Listening”
received a flurry of
questions, comments and attention.  So much that we decided to publish a second blog touching on another important element of effective communication – body language. 

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Training Consultants Top 4 Tips on Active Listening

Posted by Lora Boiago on Jul 22, 2013 9:56:00 AM



TRAINING CONSULTANTS
 - Communication is an automatic to all of us.  At many points throughout the day we find ourselves interacting with our spouses, colleagues, children and friends without giving much thought to how we’re doing it.  With communication being so widespread and natural, why is doing it effectively so difficult to many of us?

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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

TrainingFolks Receives PROFIT 500 Award!

Posted by Lora Boiago on Jun 24, 2013 11:54:00 AM

TrainingFolks Ranks No. 3 on the 2013 PROFIT 500 in the Education & Certification Industry

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