All Blog Posts Tagged 'Training' (73)

Critical Thinking

I attended an excellent webinar on Critical Thinking today.  The speaker sighted some interesting statistics about how much need there is for training in Critical Thinking.  Executives view Critical Thinking as one of the most important needs for employees and there is a huge skills gap.  Higher education is not teaching / training people in critical thinking skills and college graduates are assessed by upper management as very lacking in that area.  Critical Thinking is one of the most…

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Added by Sue Orr on March 25, 2015 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Online Training for HR Specialist

Human resources training by its very nature must be in-depth and include the sort of information that is both practical in its approach and complete in terms of content structure. Human Resources cover a wide range of topics after all and much of the work is confidential, legal and has wide implications. Because HR specialists deal with people, their jobs are…

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Added by Rosemary Brown on March 18, 2015 at 2:53am — No Comments

A Recruiting Disruption



There's a neat little discussion over on Quora about whether the recruiting profession is ripe for disruption. One of my favorite people - period - Glenn Gutmacher weighed in with a great…

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Added by Steve Levy on February 15, 2015 at 3:30pm — 8 Comments

The Magical Recruiter Hiring Trick

Shortlist reported last week that the demand for agency recruiters is at a level not seen since before the GFC. A scramble is on for securing the best talent! And we should expect good recruiters to be like hens teeth for the next 2-5 years.

But what else is new?

I once…

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Added by Chantal Brockman on January 28, 2015 at 7:32am — No Comments

Training in Electrocardiogram Offers a Better Career for the Students

The leading cause of death in America every year is cardio vascular disease. Approximately 2500 Americans die every day because of the coronary vascular disease. Electrocardiograph, a small machine, can trace a person’s heart’s activity and is essential to identify any abnormalities. So, the machine is able to diagnose cardio vascular disease and save life.

The Electrocardiogram or the ECG courses are designed for students who are already in the healthcare sector or are planning to…

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Added by Daniel Smith on September 2, 2014 at 3:30am — No Comments

Training for Keeps: Retaining the Wandering Millennial

Ready or not, here the Millennials come. By 2025 it’s expected that Millennials will comprise a whopping 75% of the global workforce. If you’re not careful, you’re going to lose them fast. …

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on August 30, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Employee Training: Teaching New Tricks

Baby Boomers are still working. Even though they’re beginning to retire from their career-centered jobs, 47% of them say they will work after they retire.  So, you can’t assume that your training program geared…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on July 31, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Training is the Coconut Oil of the Workplace [Part Two]

Did you catch the first part of this two part series on the natural wonders of training? Okay, so there’s nothing very natural about an LMS, but what we’re going for here is that training seems to be the fix-all when it comes to finding a remedy…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on June 20, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Training: The Coconut Oil of the Workplace [Part One]

Have you seen these posts, “The 5,769 Things You Can Do With Coconut Oil”? Every once in a while we find something that just seems to be the cure-all; something that makes life easier in a lot of different ways. Well, we consider training to be the coconut oil for organizations. Training won’t whiten your teeth or speed up your metabolism, but there are a ridiculous amount…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on June 12, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Balancing Accountability in Training

As a learning management software provider, we try to give the best information and latest training news to our users so they can create great training programs for their organizations. It’s entirely up to leaders to create and properly implement an effective training program, but it is vital to recognize that there is a certain amount of accountability on behalf of the…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on May 26, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Top 3 Benefits of All-in-One Training Programs

Software decision makers know just what a hassle finding the right training tech is, and then finding the content to go with it. The software has to be user friendly and the content has to be effective. For a while, training programs that offered both were very limited in what they could offer because the tailored design didn’t lend itself to growth or…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on May 23, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Employee Recognition in Training

If employee recognition isn’t a solid part of your training program, you’re missing out on one of the strongest retention tools an employer can have in their arsenal.  Research done by Leadership IQ tracked 20,000 new hires, and a surprising 46% of them failed…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on April 5, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Training is Part of the Company Culture

Since many organizations have adopted the idea of hiring for cultural fit and training for skills, everyone is amping up their training to provide optimal support and growth. Training is becoming a core part of hiring, retention and engagement, and is therefore a strong piece of the company culture.

Mark Murphy, founder and CEO of Leadership IQ, has been part of some…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on March 21, 2014 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

90% of New Skills are Lost Within a Year

Isn’t that crazy when you consider all the time and effort companies invest in training? The WSJ claims some studies show that a measly 10% of those taught skills are retained. As the majority of recruiters turn toward the model of hiring for attitude…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on February 13, 2014 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

ADP - AIRS Training - Still The Best Recruiting Training In The Business

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-The AIRS Brand is a Registered Trademark of ADP.

I have to give a shameless plug, my…

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Added by Mike Rasmussen on December 21, 2013 at 4:04pm — 3 Comments

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Faces of Learning and Leadership Development

Learning and leadership development are crucial parts of a successful talent strategy.  This week we began a series of infographics that analyze the online conversations taking place on topics related to learning and leadership development.

The series kicks off with “The Faces of Learning and Leadership Development,” which identifies 25 leading advocates—the people mentioned most frequently in social posts that link to content (articles,…

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Added by Mark Willaman on December 17, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Are You Short Selling your Employees?

Short selling is a term in trading. We usually invest in something that we believe will grow and increase in value. When we consider investing in candidates, we see the ROI on long-term investments in employees. When you “go long” in investing in employees, you expect the value of your employees to rise and drive the success of the…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on November 19, 2013 at 12:39pm — 1 Comment

Making Your First Hire

We all have to start somewhere. Making that first hire is vital because it sets the tone for all future hires. This is the point where small companies will start building their company culture, so it’s important to start off right. There comes a time when small business owners have to make the decision to grow and…

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Added by Raj Sheth on October 31, 2013 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Our Favorite Training Moments from the Greats

Managing the training for your organization can be a tough task, complete with data entry, tracking and griping employees. Although we’re in the business of offering simpler solutions through technology, there are humans behind this software curtain, and we’re interested in the human part of the training…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on October 29, 2013 at 1:05pm — No Comments

Overcoming 4 Common Training Hurdles

Everyone knows that training is important. We know that it can affect 60-80% of your staff if you do it RIGHT. But the question is, how do we get to the place where we can do it right? When introducing training into an organization, even those…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on October 13, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

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