Training News | Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
What is microlearning, and how can it help with your training initiatives? Stephen J. Meyer, the president and CEO of Rapid Learning®
Institute (rapidlearninginstitute.com), defines microlearning as “bite-size single-concept learning for today’s short-attention-span workforce.” Read on for Meyer’s thoughts on how microlearning can help with soft skills training.
Training News | Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
An African-American railroad worker alleged that he was denied overtime and certain training due to race discrimination, and his employer denied the allegations. Read on to see what happened, how the court ruled, and the training takeaway for employers.
Leadership | Monday, February 20th, 2017
Every company agrees that well-prepared leaders are essential for business success, but how satisfied are you with the success of your leadership development efforts? If you are like most participants in a recent survey, you probably see a need for improvement.
Training News | Friday, February 17th, 2017
As the old saw goes, a picture’s worth a thousand words. But this is only true in training as long as the pictures are used effectively. In today’s Advisor
we’re getting some expert advice on using training visuals for maximum effect.
Trainers have a tendency to avoid using pictures in training materials, but “all of the research on learning with pictures indicates that pictures used in combination with words create better learning,” says Jack Massa, owner of Guidance Communications, Inc
Workplace Safety | Thursday, February 16th, 2017
discussed the preparation phase of training, specifically what and whom to train. Today we present four elements that will make that training acceptable and retainable—in short, just plain effective.
Workplace Safety | Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
Safety trainers must be experts in their subject areas, but they also must be adept at teaching those subjects. Transferring expertise to trainees is both a skill and an art—here are some tips on effective safety training.
Workplace Safety | Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
reviewed common hand hazards as well as provided some hand safety do's and dont's. Today we’re conducting a brief “hands-on” exercise (no pun intended) for your training.
Workplace Safety | Monday, February 13th, 2017
We all have two hands, two feet, two arms, two legs, two eyes, and two ears. Of these bodily pairs, any can be injured on the job, but hands are particularly vulnerable—and not always easy to protect. Today and tomorrow, we’re taking a look at important hand safety information.
Training News | Friday, February 10th, 2017
The future of work is bright according to ManpowerGroup in its report The Skills Revolution
, a survey of 18,000 employers across all sectors in 43 countries, published at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.
Training News | Thursday, February 9th, 2017
In addition to proactively building their employees’ skills, some employers offer workforce development programs aimed at enhancing workers’ skills throughout their industry. In today’s Advisor
, we’re taking a look at a few successful training initiatives.