Considering the growing numbers of job-hopping employees, what can companies do to fight low employee retention rates? Well, the gamification of work might be a solution, by allowing employees to try out different jobs in different departments, within the same company, for a set period of time.
Since employees have to actually perform their jobs besides workplace learning, they are not always in the best mental state to pay attention to what happens during training courses. Therefore, instructional designers who include some memory tricks in their training programs improve the chances of employees to better remember what they learn.
With all the hype about millennials in the workplace, people seem to overlook the other young generation that starts to join the workforce. What do these young employees expect the workplace to be? And why should companies care about this right now? Is your company ready for the iGeneration?
The key to happy, loyal employees is empowerment and the key to that is equipping them with the necessary tools and knowledge while at the same time allowing them to access it when, where and how they see fit. Mobile learning shifts the focus from the content to the learner, allowing for a personal, flexible, non-invasive learning experience.
Why can’t organizations learn and innovate fast enough? Because the people in them have an innate resistance to change that raises a barrier against innovation, and the motivated and engaged employees are outnumbered by disengaged and negative ones.
Software Advice conducted a research on how learning management systems are used for corporate training. One of the key findings in their report is that the great majority of users say their LMS positively impacts the success of their organization, and this article presents the nine ways it does so.
Workplaces nowadays are hit by a huge wave of knowledge transfer, mostly because Baby Boomers are approaching retirement, and the fast-paced business environment pressures employees to always work with the latest updated information. Only technology can help companies successfully manage this transfer of knowledge between employees, and LMSs are almost always a part of the solution.
Recruiting and hiring new employees that are eager to learn is not everything a business organization needs to be successful. Aside from getting trained, employees need to be engaged into the whole learning process. So how do you engage the modern learner, which has little or not at all time and patience to sit down in a conference room and listen to a trainer for three hours?
AR technology works just like the power of imagination: it helps create imaginary learning scenarios by adding an extra tech layer to reality. Three popular and already interesting training methods that can largely benefit from the AR technology are case studies, simulations and scenario-based learning.
Studies related to the learning process at work show a lot of patterns and models of learning. The 70:20:10 learning model is one of the most valued. According to this model, 70% of learning at work comes from on-the-job experiences; 20% comes from interacting with others, and the rest of 10% is obtained through formal learning. But is 70:20:10 right for your organization?