As we race into the fourth quarter, many of us are assessing how much of our 2018 training budget remains and what we need to accomplish before the end of the year. According to a 2017 Training Industry report, large companies averaged $17 million in training budget with mid-sized companies coming at $1.5 million and
1. Choose the best learning management system. You must determine the learning management system (LMS) that will best suit the needs of your organization. There are a myriad of LMS systems: some allow content development, some allow content curation, others are solely tech platforms. Does it come with learning record storage (LRS)? In addition to
Innovation has been a corporate buzz word over the past several years and, in the Learning and Development (L&D) world, it has become a hallmark of cutting edge companies. Defined as the introduction of something new or a new idea, method, or device, innovation drives the improvement of processes, expansion of capabilities, and the application
A culture of collaboration means that your employees work as a team. Each person’s success is dependent on the rest of the team. In order to complete the big project, everyone must band together and contribute equally. Why should you move from isolation to collaboration? Today we present five reasons to transform your workplace culture.
After the third time Hank was passed over for a promotion in favor of hiring an outside candidate, he left to start his own software company. Hank vowed that his own company would not repeat the mistakes of his previous employer, specifically when it came to professional development. He wanted to help his employees grow.
As modern industries continually evolve, they require their workers to do so as well. Modern employees in just about every industry–communications, finance, healthcare, etc.–must keep pace with this evolution and update their skillsets. How can your employees master the skills they need in as little time as possible? Josh Kaufman, author and business coach, has devised
Onboarding is often confused with orientation. Orientation is when the newly hired employees tour the office and complete the requisite paperwork. They spend the day learning about employee benefits, company policies, and where to find the best food truck. Onboarding is different. It is the total program in which a new employee participates to take
It is nearly impossible for a company to completely avoid social media in today’s marketplace. Whether your company uses social media for hiring, marketing, or communicating businesses use social media. In fact according to the 2017 study from Inc., 96 percent of the companies surveyed use at least one form of social media. Given that