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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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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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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