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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What Can Online Trainers Learn from Virtual Events?

Events and educators face similar challenges when it comes to keeping audiences engaged. Moving online presented challenges for both industries, however as virtual events have developed, they’ve presented some interesting ways to keep an audience’s attention. In this episode of The Learning Xchange, Matthew Brown reflects on how virtual events’ transformation can inspire online training. …

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Core Values and Self-Reflection for a Better Year Ahead

As the rollercoaster year of 2020 finally comes to an end, I’ve been thinking a lot about self-reflection. Self-reflection is so powerful because it leads to self-awareness. It challenges you to look inward, assess what you do and why, and think about ways to continue to grow as an individual. In this final episode of …

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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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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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5 Reasons to Be Thankful for 2020 and Its Impact on L&D

How has your organization’s learning and development evolved this year? With so many disruptions, 2020 has been a catalyst for change. Nowhere has this been more evident than in the learning and development industry. L&D has consistently approached challenges with resilience like no other department has. In this special Thanksgiving episode, Matthew Brown reflects on …

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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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3 Ways to Build Training for Maximum Impact

If you’re an experienced L&D professional, you’ll have spent a good portion of your career designing training that leaves an impression on your learners. But what strategy do you use to make sure your learning experience impacts all learners to its maximum potential? In this episode of The Learning Xchange, host Matthew Brown (Schoox’s VP …

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How Virtual Events Can Facilitate Better Learner Connection

How can virtual events connect learners better? Facilitating and participating in an event has never been more different. With most live events canceled and many shifting to online spaces, vendors and participants are still working out how to alter their behaviors and expectations to achieve the human connections that events are known for. In this …

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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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