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Reskilling is paramount

The pandemic is forcing massive changes, including the types of jobs that must change or even become obsolete. But what about people’s appetite for change? The good news is that people are willing and ready to adapt. RESKILLING is enormous, and learning is going to have to figure out how to supply that quickly. People need it, […]

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Sesame Street has always cared

Sesame Street continues to be a fantastic resource for children. They’ve launched the CARING FOR EACH OTHER initiative with free resources “designed to help parents provide comfort and manage anxiety, as well as help with creating routines, fostering playful learning at home, and staying physically and mentally healthy.”

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Top eLearning trends in 2020

Author, Asha Pandy has put a lot of work into outlining what she sees as the top eLearning trends in 2020. READ THE FULL ARTICLE published in eLearning Industry. Asha has also conveniently grouped them into three areas: eLearning trends that will help you achieve high learner engagement, performance gain, and behavioral change: mobile learning, […]

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Seven reasons why training can fail

Panopto not only outlines seven reasons why training can fail (see below), they also provide succinct fail-safe training tips. LEARN MORE. Limited Time and Competing Priorities Lack of Interest Limited Budget and Training Resources Information Overload Lack of Planning and Poor Timing Neglecting What Happens After Training Relying on Technology to Do the Work for […]

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Learning by social learning

Social learning proposes that behaviours and skills can be acquired through observation and imitation of others. This is on the cutting edge of our industry right now. CLICK HERE to access a free download from eLearning Industry on the topic of Social Learning in the Workplace: How to Cultivate a Collaborative Online Training Culture. 

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Keep your goals to yourself

It’s that time of year again—when we declare this year’s resolutions to all our friends and colleagues. But how many of our goals are then abandoned? There’s always been a large gap between intent and action. Thinking about this made me remember reading about research by NYU’s Peter Gollwitzer that found that announcing your goals […]

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Build a learning organization

Christopher Pappas has put together a nicely done article on how to build a learning organization to improve workplace performance. We recommend reading the full ARTICLE to find out more about these seven steps. Create a solid and supportive L&D infrastructure Identify in-house experts Transform team leaders into online training advocates Develop measurable performance criteria Offer ongoing […]

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The right way to conduct a debrief

I recently came out of what was supposed to be a project debrief quite shocked. It was a complex project with a lot of moving pieces, and the result was quite amazing. But the external consultant leading the debrief was solely focused on finger-pointing. The value of a good debrief is important, but they should […]

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What millennials want

Continuing with generational cohorts, a LinkedIn Workplace Culture Report found that “Nearly nine out of ten, or 86 percent, of millennials (those between the ages of 22 and 37) would consider taking a pay cut to work at a company whose mission and values align with their own.” Yet “only 9 percent of baby boomers […]

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Generational cohorts

We were asked to write about the different generational cohorts. Your cohort is always the year you were born. I was born a baby boomer, and I will always be a baby boomer. Here’s how the Pew Research Centre has divided up the cohorts: The Silent Generation: born between1928 and 1945 Baby Boomers: born between […]

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