The Value of Embracing Different Perspectives at Work

Do you consider and encourage different perspectives in your place of work? There’s a lot more open discussion in the world today, and more people value the spirit of inclusion and diversity. But for some, there’s still a long way to go, particularly in the workplace. How you approach open discussion in the workplace can …

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How to Encourage Engagement in Virtual Training Sessions

It looks like virtual training is not going anywhere any time soon. While many people had never participated in virtual training before, tools like Zoom have become a familiar home for team meetings and training sessions. For some, the virtual experience has been ideal, but there are certainly challenges that come with it. As a …

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Five Tips to Improve Virtual Training for Employees

How can you create a highly effective virtual training session? Whether virtual sessions are your go-to method of training or not, it can be difficult to deliver a session that works for everyone. There are lots of things to consider when putting together any kind of virtual meeting. While challenging, virtual sessions offer unique opportunities …

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How to Find the Right Vendor for Your Organization

One of the most difficult decisions a business can make is choosing a vendor. When we say vendor, we mean any person or group outside of your organization that has been tasked to deliver a product or service to you. For example, a payroll software provider or a manufacturer would be a vendor. Choosing the …

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How to Reassess Your Priorities During Constant Change

How often do you reassess your priorities, both in business and your personal life? In times of change or crisis, many of us make the mistake of keeping those priorities and plans the same. However, if the world/the business/your life has changed, shouldn’t those priorities change as well? That’s the topic of discussion in this …

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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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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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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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