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How to Train on Complex Topics

In today’s world, with so many distractions, and so much technology competing for mindshare, training on complex topics is no small effort.
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7 Habits of a Highly Ineffective Manager

The following are seven habits of which every ineffective manager has cultivated at least one. Want to be an effective manager? Kick these habits.

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7 Safety Training Videos That Hurt to Watch

Looking to help promote safe behavior and reduce the risk of accidents in your workplace? Like a lot of employers, you might be inclined -- perhaps required -- to create safety training videos for all new hires. A word of caution, however, before you start scripting, lining up your staff "cast," and shooting video: Resist the temptation to play Tarantino and hire a pro. Otherwise you may end up with laughable results ... like these. Here are 7 job-safety videos so cheesy, so hackneyed they deserve a little wider recognition. Enjoy.

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How to Easily Train People to Use Salesforce with Cirrus Insight

Salesforce Spotlight - Cirrus Insight

Now that our we are on the Salesforce AppExchange for our Salesforce LMS, we've been getting acquainted with the other awesome companies on the block.

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2016 Employee Engagement Predictions by TINYpulse

Part of keeping employees growing in the workplace is making sure they are engaged.  That's why we love the information collected from our friends at TINYpulse, and we love when they guest post on our site!

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5 Reasons your Charity Must use eLearning

We are very excited to have a special guest author from across the pond on blogging with us this week!

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4 Ways to Use Professional Development to Keep Your Employees

We are very excited to have a special guest author on blogging with us this week!

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How to Measure Online Training Engagement

How do you know if your online training course content is engaging? More importantly, which parts of your course is less engaging?  In traditional online learning, you don’t receive feedback until it’s too late, if you receive any feedback at all.  And for those trainees who do provide feedback, it may be unique to their experience, which will make it difficult for you to view this information in aggregate.  Another challenge for trainers is knowing which parts of their online course are engaging.

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Software Advice's Favorite LMS User Interfaces

Mindflash was recently awarded one of the Most Favorite LMS User Interfaces by Software Advice.

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Interview with Misha McPherson, Director of Worldwide Sales Enablement, Marketing Software company

Misha McPherson is director of worldwide sales enablement with a San Francisco-based provider of cloud-based digital marketing software. She is responsible for creating and managing the onboarding and ongoing sales training for 250 field sales personnel worldwide. Prior to this, McPherson was director of global learning and development at Yammer, and also held senior sales training management positions at Monster and Yahoo!. You can follow Misha on Twitter at: @MishaMcP

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