How L&D Can Go From Order Taker to Strategic Business Partner

Do you or your learning and development team feel like an order taker in your organization when you’d rather be seen as a business partner? Often the learning and development teams feel somewhat separate from the rest of the organization and are brought into the conversation way later than they would like. This is a …

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The Dos and Don’ts of Approaching Learning Solution Vendors

Is your organization ready to start looking for a learning solution vendor? If you decide to take things externally, shopping around for a vendor is not an easy task. You need to find a vendor who can provide exactly what you need, a solution tailored to your specifications. However, a common mistake people make is …

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The Role of Learning and Development in the Employee Experience

What do the words “employee experience” mean to you? Every employee, manager, or business owner likely has a different definition. It can relate to day-to-day experiences, recruitment, training and development, retention, and everything in between. It relates to every touchpoint a business has with an employee, from when they first join to whenever they decide …

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How to Support Employees in a Career Change

Over the past 12 months, employees worldwide have had time to examine their lives and question whether or not they’re on the right career path. Those who want a change may even have begun to build their skills and start planning for their future.  When a talented employee says their heart isn’t in their current …

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Why Better Learning Journeys Should Be Your Company’s Top Focus

It’s every company’s desire to achieve better business results. To get there, they realize they need at least two things: a great product and happy customers. And of course, neither of those can be successful without a skilled workforce.  But company leaders also realize that it doesn’t stop there. Organizations aren’t a “set it and …

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Four Benefits of Employee-Curated Learning Content

How does your workplace approach content curation or creation? For companies dedicated to learning and development, content curation is a great way to add value to their employees. In the context of learning and development, content curation is the process of gathering, sourcing, and organizing information that’s helpful for a team. In many workplaces, the …

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What to Do Before You Measure the Impact of Learning

Whether you are a learning professional or someone who has been tasked with implementing new training within your organization, you’ve probably been asked to measure and articulate the results by your leaders. This is something that should be expected. After all, it’s important to know that any training courses, regimes, etc., are having an overall …

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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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