Category: Training News

The latest news, regulation updates, and best practices in the training field.


Programs Help Veterans Transition into the Civilian Workforce

Many private sector employers value military skills and training. But service members and veterans are getting an even bigger edge in the recruitment process with training programs that facilitate their transition to careers as civilians.

Quick Exercise: How Are Your Training Delivery Skills?

Every trainer would like to know whether he or she is delivering the best learning experience possible. Today we’re taking a look at a few things to consider.

Promoting Learning with the Best PowerPoint® Slides Possible

It’s a frequent question in the training field: How can trainers improve their PowerPoint® slides to promote learning? An expert shares his thoughts in today’s Advisor.

Tailoring Your Training

By Theresa Damato In yesterday’s Advisor, guest columnist Theresa Damato began her explanation of why one size doesn’t fit all when it comes to training. Today Damato elaborates on the topic, including some best practices and learning technologies.

In Training, One Size Does NOT Fit All

By Theresa Damato In training, one size doesn’t fit all. With thoughts on this issue and how companies can address it in order to best train their workforces, we present an article by Theresa Damato, vice president of Worldwide Marketing for Saba Software.

Make the Commitment to Continuing Employee Education (Part 2)

By Kristin Pine Yesterday’s Advisor presented the beginning of an article by Kristin Pine, the director of Training & Education for Peabody Properties, Inc., on committing to continuing employee education. Today we present the conclusion of her article.

Make the Commitment to Continuing Employee Education

By Kristin Pine In today’s and tomorrow’s Advisor, we present an article on committing to continuing employee education by Kristin Pine, the director of Training & Education for Peabody Properties, Inc.

Quick Tip: 5 Questions to Ask When Planning Your Training

There is a myriad of training techniques available. With so many options, some trainers struggle when deciding which techniques to use, when to use them, and what combination would be most effective to help employees learn and retain information. We’ve compiled 5 simple questions that can help make the choice easier.

Microlearning Mistakes for Trainers to Avoid

Microlearning is a hot topic in training today, but like all methods, it can be misused. So, what are some mistakes that trainers make when deploying microlearning? We get the answers from Stephen J. Meyer, president and CEO of Rapid Learning® Institute (rapidlearninginstitute.com).

Mentor Sued for Sexual Harassment Blames Lack of Training for His Behavior

In a recent court case, a male scientist allegedly expressed his interest in having a sexual relationship with a female graduate student on numerous occasions while mentoring her on remote research excursions deep in the woods of Alaska. The student later sued him and the university where she was pursuing a doctorate degree, alleging hostile work environment. The mentor’s excuse? He didn’t receive sexual harassment training.
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