How to Improve Your Hiring, Onboarding, and Training in 2021

How are you approaching hiring, training and onboarding in 2021? Onboarding new hires may look very different today from how they looked this time last year. Many businesses now have a remote workforce meaning that new employees may have to be integrated and trained remotely. With traditional shoulder-to-shoulder training no longer possible for many, how …

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Measuring the Business Impact of L&D: Turn Insights into Action

This is the final part of a four-part series on how L&D teams can effectively demonstrate the business impact of their learning programs. Read parts one, two, and three for added context. As mentioned in part three of this series, if the bare minimum ‘table stakes’ metrics are all you’re tracking, you will never be …

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Measuring the Business Impact of L&D: Link Learning Data to KPIs

This is part three of a four-part series on how L&D teams can effectively evaluate, measure, and demonstrate the business impact of their learning and development programs. In part one of this series, we began by honoring the reality of the pandemic’s impact on L&D and the need for organizations to “reset.” Part two introduced …

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Top 12 Tech Tools for Your L&D Toolkit

How comprehensive is your L&D toolkit? If you’re a trainer or educator, you’ll have plenty of tools in your arsenal for delivering effective learning. You’ve built these up over years of experience, from your education, research, communication with other educators, or even created some yourself. But does your L&D toolkit meet diverse needs? Do they …

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How to Shape an Ideal Company Culture Using L&D

A company’s culture affects everyone within it. It can generate happier employees and greater business success, but it can also have a negative impact if concerns aren’t raised and addressed. But how can you access employee insights into your organization’s culture? Schoox’s VP of Learning and Brand Success, Matthew Brown, reveals how you can discover …

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3 Reasons Businesses Should Focus on Relationship Building

What could better internal relationships help your organization achieve?  As many businesses move their communications online, internal relationships need to be actively nurtured in order to thrive. Whether you are friends or colleagues, forming relationships with the click of a button rather than a handshake is common. While this can make you feel connected to …

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Measuring the Business Impact of L&D: Collaborate and Align

This is part two of a four-part series on how L&D teams can effectively evaluate, measure, and demonstrate the business impact of their learning and development programs. Read part one here. To measure the impact of learning, you have to collaborate with other departments and align your learning and talent functions with the business strategy. …

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How HR and L&D Can Build a Better Culture Together

Human resources and learning and development are often seen as the relationship-building teams of the workforce. But when they collaborate, they can unlock so much potential for improving your workplace’s culture. In our very first interview episode of The Learning Xchange, host Matthew Brown speaks to Ellen Rockwell, Founder and Chief People Officer at JRW …

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How the L&D Community Is Successfully Navigating the Pandemic

If you’re a member of the learning and development community, you’ll know that the last six months have been a time of unparalleled disruption. You’re doing more with less. You’re adapting, diversifying, and evolving quickly. Time and time again, you’re showing resilience and drive to overcome new problems with creative solutions. Trainers across the globe …

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