Tag: Human Resources

Challenges of E-Learning and How to Circumvent Them (Part 2)

[Note: Part 1 of this article appeared in the previous issue.] Learners Who Are Not Adept at Using Technology While e-learning tools may be convenient and easy to use for some learners, this is not the case for all learners. Some learners may not use their smartphones all the time, may not understand common icons […]

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E-Learning Trends You Need to Know About in 2018 (Part 2)

Yesterday we looked at a few E-learning trends like micro-learning, content curation, and virtual and augmented reality. Today we’ll look at a few more like gamification, open and customization learning platforms, and xAPI.

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Learning to Prepare For Various Emergencies

Regardless of what the emergency is, a responsible company knows that preparedness is a key factor in minimizing risk and keeping people safe. So whether a fire breaks out in the coffee room or someone walks into your company in a bomb vest, how your firm responds is key to safety.

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Training to Prevent Sexual Harassment Suits

A substitute school custodian said she was pressured to have sex with a foreman in exchange for more hours and then retaliated against for refusing his advances and lodging a sexual harassment complaint. This case demonstrates the importance of training employees and supervisors on sexual harassment prevention and on protocols for reporting harassment.

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How Apprenticeships Close Skills Gaps and Expand Opportunity

Organizations are always on the lookout for innovative training opportunities that can help close the skills gap. One such company is the Dow Chemical Company (Dow), which has successfully run apprenticeship programs across Europe for 40 years and has recently reached an important milestone with its U.S. program.

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Training Translates into Effective Performance Management

Twenty-six percent of participants in a recent survey provide training for performance evaluators on an annual basis, and approximately 10 percent do so more frequently. How can this form of training increase the effectiveness of your company’s performance management program?

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Bringing HR into the 21st Century

By Morag Barrett Some of HR’s policies and practices (including training) seem a little dated by today’s standards. Today guest columnist Morag Barrett makes the case for why HR must be brought into the 21st century.

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Programs Help Employees Earn While They Learn

In yesterday’s Advisor, we discussed how traditional development isn’t enough if organizations want to create truly visionary leaders; today we look at a few special training programs that are designed to help employees earn while they learn.

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Corporate Universities Evolve with Technology

Every company takes a unique approach to training its workforce, and technology is changing corporate universities. From training on core values to professional certifications to leadership development opportunities, Aquilent’s corporate university strives to support employees’ career advancement and, in turn, deliver “enhanced value” to customers.

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