Monthly Archives: June 2012

Top Five Tips for Improving Safety Training

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Mandatory safety training programs run the gamut, from repulsive (remember Red Asphalt in Drivers’ Ed?) to funny, to boring. But more often than not, it’s the latter. But they needn’t — and shouldn’t — be that way. After all, we’re talking about workers’ safety, right? What could be more important? The fact is, though, that …

Want People to Learn? Get Them to Collaborate

Of all the sections in my book on critical skills learning professionals need to know now, “enterprise 2.0 collaboration” seems like the most unlikely “critical” skill. However, as the speed of business keeps increasing, learning pros are having to adjust their goals, and the skills they need to fulfill them. Where once L&D people delivered learning …

Three Ways Company Trainers Can Help Hire Top Talent

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Corporate trainers and educators are profit drivers now — and in more ways than one. Although their primary impact on a company is by training employees to master high-impact skills that help improve business performance, they can also add value (and profit) in other ways, too. Company educators have an unique knowledge of employees’ skills, aptitudes, and …