Online e-learning and mobile learning are still gaining popularity in the workplace, but it’s important to note that workplace learners still prefer hands-on training and on-the-job training opportunities—even more than digital learning experiences. And research continues to show that blended learning is still critical to the modern-day workplace.
Category: Hands-On Training
While digital and remote training have a lot of perks, there can be no substitution for real-world, hands on training. This topic covers such training.
Apprenticeships can lower costs for your organization and boost its employee retention rate. Additionally, research indicates that apprenticeship programs are great for employees, employers, and the economy.
According to information highlighted by SHRM, hiring interns goes back to the guilds of the Middle Ages, when apprenticeships were highly sought after and prestigious.
Currently, only 18.7% of individuals with a disability are employed in the United States, with an unemployment rate that is double the unemployment rate for individuals with no disability. And many employers are still unsure of which accommodations they’re required to provide employees with disabilities by law, especially with the steady pace of technological innovation.
Technology skills are becoming more important than ever in all industries—no matter what type of business or organization you work for, everyone is trying to be more like the leading tech companies of Silicon Valley. However, even though the values, ethos, and culture of tech start-ups have become more influential than ever before, many employers, […]
While a lot of organizations spend a lot of money on developing formal training programs and learning content for their leaders, one recent study conducted at UConn discovered that an estimated 70% to more than 90% of a supervisor’s training and professional development occur outside these formal structures.
What’s a better way to attract skilled workers than to get them hot off the heels of an apprenticeship, and fortunately for California employers the number of apprentices is expected to reach 100,000 by 2020.
Continued from yesterday’s post, here’s more information about vocational learning and the new workforce.
There are many ways for employers and employees to mutually benefit from employee development. These can range from unpaid internships—where students spend a semester or a summer in the office of a business, to training programs—where existing employees are giving periodic training in specific topics—to something more in-depth: apprenticeship programs. As described by the Department […]