In 1950, Eileen Barton sang the hit “If I Knew You Were Comin’ I’d Have Baked a Cake,” which nearly 70 years later echoes the sentiment about how many organizations are welcoming new employees.
Features This Issue
“People are too busy to learn.” Sound familiar? Many of us in learning and development (L&D) will have experienced this problem at some point in our careers.
Asynchronous training is a simple concept: a student accesses training content at a different time than when it was originally delivered by the instructor.
It’s a familiar scene, played out in organizations around the world: when a highly experienced subject matter expert (SME) can’t quite seem to effectively communicate their expertise.
Confidence breeds the pride and enthusiasm necessary for outstanding performance, constant and never-ending improvement, and the momentum that fuels an aligned organization.
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Despite the significant expenditures that continue to go into training salespeople to "close the deal," many sales organizations struggle to meet and exceed their targets, and here's why.
The U.S. is experiencing historically low levels of unemployment. As a result, L&D, talent management and HR thought leaders are declaring that the war for talent is over.
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Perspectives and expertise for the learning leader.
Thought Leaders This Issue
Oh, the shiny things! We are all attracted by the latest, flashiest (no pun intended) tool or technique that will cure all the issues with our death by PowerPoint event.
Training measurement is positioned repeatedly as a means to gain seats at tables and more money. Although ideal outcomes, they should not be the initial focus.
If I were to be brutally honest, I’d have to admit to a conflicted relationship with learning objectives.
There are a lot of theories about how to engage employees in learning: tell stories, make the class interactive, connect the learning to purpose, use graphics, etc. Yet, only 13 percent of employees worldwide are engaged.
“When faced with competing options or theories, one should consider the least complicated one.” This wisdom is credited to a 14th century Franciscan friar named William Ockham.
There continues to be a lot written about the need to transform the training function. And for good reason.
Today’s workplace is full of disruptions. From the shift to more open, collaborative office environments to emerging technology at our fingertips.
Info Exchanges This Issue
Over 56 percent of the workforce reads below a sixth-grade level, and one-quarter is illiterate.
Training professionals must be able to demonstrate training’s value to the organization. How does training impact business results?
If you define yourself as a training or learning leader, you have imposed a limitation that will make it difficult to be successful. Why?