The latest news, regulation updates, and best practices in the training field.
Training News | Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
By Kristin Pine
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.
Training News | Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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.
Training News | Friday, March 17th, 2017
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.
Training News | Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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®
Training News | Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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.
Training News | Friday, March 10th, 2017
Do you think that a training space can impact the effectiveness of classroom-based training? Guila Muir, who is principal of Guila Muir and Associates
, thinks so, and today she offers three tips to help ensure that your training space works for you, not against you.
Training News | Friday, March 3rd, 2017
By Sara Guerreiro
Coaching is an important part of workforce training—but why, exactly? We’ll find out in today’s Advisor
from guest columnist Sara Guerreiro, a consultant with The KonTerra Group.
Training News | Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
Sponsors of apprenticeship programs that are registered with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) or a State Apprenticeship Agency (SAA) need to be aware of a final rule updating equal employment opportunity (EEO) requirements.
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.