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Getting Your Users Excited about Using your New Learning Management System (LMS)

So, you successfully picked your LMS, went through all of the necessary product testing, and your teams are in agreement that you have the right look and feel, layout, functions and features. You’ve done a lot of hard analytical work to get to this point. Now it’s time to think more qualitatively. You need to get your users pumped to use the new learning management system. Without them, none of the other stuff really matters. There are a few things we can suggest to make this process as successful as possible. […]

What This Report on Academic Learning Means for Your Corporate Training Program

Posted on June 23, 2017 By Jake White

A report by the U.S. Department of Education published in 2009 concluded that after accessing 99 studies done over 12 years, “On average, students in online learning conditions performed better than those receiving face-to-face instruction.” These studies presented quantitative comparisons of the performance of students taking the same course online or in a face-to-face learning environment across a variety of disciplines. The combined evidence pointed towards a slight but statistically significant benefit to those using the online learning software. […]

How to Fully Utilize Your Business LMS and Update Your Training for 2017

Posted on June 08, 2017 By Jake White

It’s becoming increasingly evident that traditional employee training methods (the kind that involves scheduled seminars and classes) are outdated and ineffective. Many businesses Learning Management Systems (LMSs) lack the tools and ease of use to make online learning more than the same tired principles applied in a digital setting. That doesn’t have to be the case. […]

Employee Training: Three Reasons to do More Training

Posted on May 15, 2017 By Jake White

Workplace training & development is more important than ever. Jack Welch once said, “An organization's ability to learn and translate that learning into action is the ultimate competitive advantage.” We will look at three ways organizations can increase their competitive advantage through employee learning & development. […]

LMS Training: Why Do My Employees Need LMS Training?

Posted on March 16, 2016 By Jake White

Employee training is an important part of the onboarding process, as well as keeping your staff up to date on how to do their job. However, this process can often be frustrating, time-consuming, and even ineffective. In light of this, many new technologies have been created to improve the way we deliver employee training. The Learning Management System (LMS) is one such that helps you take control of employee training and makes it easier for your staff to get what they need from it. […]

Employee Training: Strategic Tuition Reimbursement

  While there are many potential benefits of tuition assistance programs (or TAPs), the challenge for business leaders is to manage investments in employee education in a way that maximizes returns--both for the employer and the employee. Not only does a TAP need to encourage the development of specific skills in your workforce, but it also needs to empower employees to pursue their educational goals. […]

Employee Training: The Battle for Talent

We know that it is a demographical reality that businesses will face a war for talent in the coming years. Even in the midst of an economic downturn, we see signs that the competition to attract and retain talent is in full force. I spoke with a business owner recently, who said, “The tables have turned. Employees hold all of the cards. It is so hard to find and keep good people. Employees hold the power now.” The battle for talent may be the defining success factor for businesses in the coming decades. […]

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