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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5 Best Practices for Giving and Receiving Feedback

How much focus does your company place on feedback? Is your workplace built on a culture of feedback? By this, we mean a culture that makes it very easy for people to give and receive feedback. Feedback is integral to any group of people working together. It’s key to healthy working relationships, clear communication, and …

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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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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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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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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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Why Community Is Key to Overcoming Virtual Workplace Challenges

How has the pandemic impacted your workplace? The learning and development community has adapted quickly and efficiently in the face of the pandemic. The shift to remote learning remains one of the most impactful changes that this industry has ever seen. But what side effects have the community experienced as a result of this? In …

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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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How to Create Competency-Based Performance Reviews

Welcome to The Learning Xchange! We’re so excited to bring to you our brand-new weekly podcast, hosted by Matthew Brown, VP of Learning and Brand Success at Schoox. The Learning Xchange is a podcast that focuses on the ever-changing landscape of online learning and talent management. It is a place where L&D and HR practitioners …

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