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millennials

knowledge transfer
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Mentorship and knowledge transfer between Baby Boomers and Millennials

Online training

With not enough Generation Xers to fill all the managers’ shoes after Baby Boomers had retired, Millennials will have their fare (?) share of managerial positions to fill on their own. Mentorship is a necessary piece in this huge knowledge transfer we are now witnessing between Baby Boomers and the younger generations.

training senior employees
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Tips for training senior employees

Course design, L&D leaders, Online training

Millennials are set to take over the workplace. But what about the older employees? What about the graying workforce that greatly contributes to a company’s success? Shouldn’t business training programs seriously address the learning needs of senior employees as well? Companies that don’t plan for generational management shifts risk falling behind and losing out to their competitors.

Velfies and bite-sized learning
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Velfies and bite-sized learning: a recipe for training success

Course design, Online training

Velfies and bite-sized learning: bite-sized learning is cheap, offers just-in-time support, can be accessed on mobile devices, and keeps employees engaged during the learning process; videos are the most engaging type of learning materials. What happens when you combine bite-sized learning, videos, and the familiarity and comfort of selfies? The answer is training velfies.

mobile employee
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The mobile employee and workplace learning

Course design, L&D leaders, Online training

The mobile worker is among us. Are you aware?

It happened smoothly, one day after another, one technological advancement after another. It crept like a bug in every office space and in every workplace setting. We can no longer consider him or her to belong to a science-fiction, tech-reliant future. The mobile employee is HERE, NOW!

marketing courses to employees
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Why should you consider marketing courses to employees?

L&D leaders

In a world of constant change, it’s not enough for instructional designers to create engaging business training courses; they also have to focus on marketing their courses to employees. Promoting the benefits employees have by attending and being involved in courses, finding people that could influence the number of attendees and using emails to communicate about training are just three simple marketing strategies instructional designers can use for this purpose.

Millennials + Video = Love
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Millennials + Video = Love

HR

Millennials in the workplace. Love them or hate them, they are here to stay. And you have to adapt your ways of office training if you want to benefit from the sometimes surprising minds of the largest generation today. Because between a cat video and an Instagram post there can be a tutorial on how to create extended reports in SalesForce or any other video related to a tough task everyone else avoids to do. Video learning rocks!

Gamification mistakes
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5 Gamification mistakes to avoid

Course design, Online training

Gamification has proved its usability countless times, by improving the attitude towards learning, increasing learner engagement and motivation and boosting productivity. When done right, gamification can have great results in terms of revenue growth.

However, things are not always as easy as pie when it comes to designing and managing a learning strategy using gamification. Here are a few gamification mistakes that are more common than most e-learning professionals would want to admit. Take note and try to avoid them the next time you set to design gamified learning courses.

solutions for training millennials
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5 Simple solutions for training millennials (Part II)

HR

Question: What do all companies have in common, no matter their size, industry or field of activity?
Answer: They all hire millennials.

In a post from last month I presented five simple solutions for training millennials and I also promised we’ll explore another five in a future post. Well, this is the future post. Let’s dive in!

training millennials
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Simple solutions for training millennials (Part I)

Course design, L&D leaders, Online training

Corporate learning is critical for increasing skills, improving the leadership pipeline, and enhancing employee engagement. As millennials transform the workplace we have known for the past decades, it is essential for businesses to assess their current learning environment and strive to build a corporate learning experience that is customized for every employee.

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