As training professionals, we live our lives (at least our work lives) creating training programs to impact our organizations. Our well-developed training is constant competition against project deadlines, reports, meetings and so much more. Attention spans have changed dramatically over the last … Read the whole post
Ah, summer…snow cones, flip flops, pool days…we have made it, or at least my kids have. We have put away the backpacks, quit worrying about bedtime and have an endless supply of ice cream on hand (this last one might be just … Read the whole post
While we all enjoy our holiday, we should all take the time the learn what it’s really about. Orgwide has a special video about Memorial Day to share with you.
Happy Memorial Day!… Read the whole post
The old saying, “employees don’t leave jobs, they leave managers” is a scary thought when we are trying so hard to find and keep employees. No matter how great the onboarding training may be, or how competitive our wages are today, it … Read the whole post
In late 2021, the group #DisabilityTwitter began using the question “are you helping or are you just buttering the cat?” to encourage the Twitter community to think about accessibility accommodations and if these accommodations are actually helpful. For example, an automatic … Read the whole post
Like fiber, training metrics may not always taste good, but they ARE good for you. When working with business leaders – especially leaders in learning and development, I often encounter an attitude that lies somewhere between lethargy and paranoia toward training metrics. … Read the whole post
In an environment where both attracting new talent and retaining your current workforce is more critical than ever, training has become more than a solution to a problem, it has become an investment and a critical retention tool. Many companies are now … Read the whole post
What did you want in your Easter basket as a kid? Did you want the chocolate bunny or the comic book? Determining what an adult learner hopes to get from training can be like determining what to put into an Easter basket. … Read the whole post
This is the final installment in our Back-to-Basics series where we looked at the fundamentals of developing effective training programs.
“Alex, I will take Processes and Procedures for $800.” I am no Ken Jennings with 74 Jeopardy Wins, and I might not … Read the whole post