Category: General Training

This category is a home for L&D topics that aren’t specialized enough to fit anywhere else.

Pros and Cons of Prerecorded Training

Regardless of the industry or the employee, training is a key component of employee growth. And yet, training is something so many companies struggle with. It’s rarely the case that the most experienced and knowledgeable employees are the employees with the most time to spend giving live training sessions to employees. You need them doing […]


Mental Health: Addressing A Significant Workplace Issue

Are your managers and staff prepared to handle mental health issues in the workplace? If not, they should be. Here is why: According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), about one in five U.S. adults experience mental illness in any given year, as reported by the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI). Most […]


Managing Your Introverted Employees

Group 1: Warren Buffett. Marissa Mayer. Mark Zuckerberg. Group 2: Bill Clinton. Steve Jobs. Sheryl Sandberg.These two groups of widely recognized leaders represent two different ends of a personality spectrum that ranges from introverts to extroverts. The fact that both lists contain people who are inarguably quite successful disproves the perception that sometimes exists that […]


Why Induction Training Needs to Be Inspiring

New employees should always be given an induction training of sorts, and this may be just a 1-day introduction, or if their role is complex, training may need to be a full week or even more. Ideally, all employees should be inducted in the same manner, although with geographical differences and perhaps conflicting schedules, remote […]


The Nuts and Bolts of Employee Training

There is no doubt that learning and development within any organization is paramount for its ongoing success. Irrespective of the type of business, employees must have the relevant amount of knowledge, enhanced skills, and abilities so that they are able to do their job successfully.