The Daily Mindflash

The Mindflash Knowledge Sharing and Online Training Blog.

Expert advice, best practices and more for the most valuable assets of your business - your people.

Costs cutting concept

Reduce Travel Costs and Boost Collaboration through Online Training


Hosting employee training can be an expensive proposition. Funding for travel and accommodations is often a significant part of the training budget. But we tend to approve the allocation of those travel-related funds because providing learners with the ability to collaborate during learning is such a key component of ensuring that learning sticks. Online training …

Read More
experts1.jpg

Staff Development Dilemmas: In-House vs. Outsource


You’ve probably faced this dilemma before. Training your workforce in-house is limited to your organization’s capabilities, whilst outsourcing means relinquishing control of a highly important business process. In this article I’ll assess your options and weigh up the pros and cons of deciding whether to stay in-house or opt for outsourcing when considering a range …

Read More
Multitask

Helping Overloaded Employees Stay Focused on Learning


The average worker is just plain busy. More than two-thirds of business leaders say that overwhelmed employees are a top challenge. I could cite more statistics, but we all recognize that it’s common for today’s employees to feel overloaded—with work, with information, with work-life balance, with many aspects of working and living. When it comes …

Read More
Animation Light Bulb

How Animation is Effective in eLearning


For today’s post, we want to welcome a very special guest from the UK – Liz Bark, Creative Director at Optimised Learning Ltd! Animation in eLearning eLearning courses offer the opportunity to access and optimise learning for busy learners who have little time to commit, broadening their skill set or refreshing their knowledge of complex concepts. …

Read More
Young tourist giving thumbs up

Take Control of Your Personal Learning Journey


A consistently-used criterion in the annual “best companies to work for” lists is the level of corporate investment in employee training. Yet, 81% of learners are responsible for managing their own personal development, according to a Training Zone infographic released earlier this year. There’s no real discrepancy between these two facts. Clearly, if you happen …

Read More
Start your free trial
no credit card required