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…Continue
Added by Sue Orr on March 25, 2015 at 1:52pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Rosemary Brown on March 18, 2015 at 2:53am — No Comments
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…
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?
Added by Chantal Brockman on January 28, 2015 at 7:32am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Daniel Smith on September 2, 2014 at 3:30am — No Comments
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. …Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on August 30, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on July 31, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on June 20, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on June 12, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on May 26, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on May 23, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on April 5, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
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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,…Continue
Added by Mark Willaman on December 17, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on October 29, 2013 at 1:05pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on October 13, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments