One of the greatest challenges of L&D professionals is assessing the results and being able to present them in a form that makes them easy to follow both for HR specialists and managers. Measuring the effectiveness of e-learning, the rate of knowledge transfer and the benefits it has for the organization is a more intricate process than it would initially seem.
Since one of the biggest challenges in the face of learning is lack of time, on-demand online courses are becoming increasingly important in all business organizations. L&D teams as a whole are beginning to embrace digital learning and are open to experimenting more with various other instruction methods. E-learning on demand is the win-win solution to keep both the learners and the CFOs happy.
Games have found their way to the training room quite a while ago. Initially, their purpose was to animate the room and bring some fun to learning. With the transformation of generations, however, much has changed in what is perceived as the norm in corporate training and games became the go-to for effective learning. Read on to find out why games matter in workplace training.
Hiring talent is the first task of any HR department. Once this is accomplished however, the trickier part begins. Competency based training is the key in making sure that every talented individual receives the training they need, since their levels of knowledge and skill vary, as do their learning preferences and speeds. Unlike content-based training, competency-based L&D programs place the trainee in the middle of everything.
Corporate mentoring is meant to aid both career development and talent management as employees acquire new skills and have a clear image of where they want to get within the organization. With the emergence of a new type of employee, however, the types of mentoring need to change in order to accommodate the non-traditional young adults. Read on to find out three new faces of mentoring.
Although it seems today’s corporate world is tailored to the very verbal and vivacious extroverts, the creativity, thoughtfulness and independence of the introverts are important in driving organizations forward. Giving them the opportunity to learn in a way that accommodates their personality will only be beneficial to all involved. E-learning is simply perfect for introverts.
Achieving success in terms of online training programs is not exactly a straightforward endeavor. L&D professionals need to find the right path to it, and it all depends on each organization’s learning needs. However, aligning L&D with organizational objectives, getting top-management on board and providing personalized learning experiences for all employees are three L&D best practices that will get them on that right path.
Being new at anything is both a stressful and an exciting situation. When it comes to management positions, the excitement is most often shadowed by all the challenges they pose. This is why onboarding is an essential step in ensuring a smooth and short transition for all involved. Although integration programs are in place for most new hires, companies tend to neglect implementing them for newly appointed managers.
E-learning is today gaining a lot of terrain in front of the classical, dusty classroom training. Online training is the future and can bring great benefits to any organization that want to prosper, and this post offers a few reasons why.
There may not a perfect recipe to create successful e-learning programs, as each organization has different learning needs. However, there are five aspects are almost always part of it: meeting technology requirements, keeping training materials organized, making them attractive and interactive, creating appropriate learning environments and getting constant feedback.