The following are seven habits of which every ineffective manager has cultivated at least one. Want to be an effective manager? Kick these habits. (Click image to enlarge)
Is there a more critical function in most companies than enabling sales professionals to excel their jobs? After all, a high-performing sales force is the lifeblood of most organizations including non-profits. Most businesses realize this already — but many often allocate sales training resources in the wrong areas. According to Bersin & Associates, 73% of companies
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
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! Welcome to 2016! We at TINYpulse look forward to another year of making employees happier and improving engagement in the workplace.
Managers are often measured on their team’s results. And when a manager’s team includes trained employees with small skills gaps, such a team can often deliver better results. Couple this fact with the fact that job candidates often cite the ability to work with a manager they respect and from whom they can learn as a top
One of the reasons that e-learning is so successful is that it solves a problem of delivering training to audiences that are dispersed across the country and even around the world. Our workplaces have never been more global and the more global organizations are the more scalable and efficient e-learning delivery can be. However, that
Last year, I had the opportunity to evaluate an industry certificate program with the intent of making it available to employees as a skill development program. My evaluation included completing an entire series of courses, at the end of which I received a certificate of completion. The certificate was automatically generated, and I was able
There is no doubt that the return on investment (ROI) of training is a controversial issue. There is no shortage of books, articles, blog posts, and Twitter chats filled with reasons why determining training ROI is essential and why it is a complete waste of time. For those who do not believe in training ROI,
As educators, we’re intimately familiar with the time and effort required to prepare and present any kind of training program, whether it’s in a classroom or online, self-directed or a collaboration. Under-preparing for a program is a recipe for disaster, but sometimes even when we put the effort in to new learning initiatives, we still
Each year, Training magazine recognizes 125 businesses for their amazing employee training programs. These are companies that have made employee training a top priority and implemented innovative programs. Below, we take a look at some of the 2012 winners to see how they improved their own internal training and find out how other businesses might follow suit.