Learning’s 80% Wastage vs. Retention’s Path to Profit

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Organizations spend billions of dollars every year on training their employees. Is this the worst investment a corporation ever makes? According to the results, the answer is YES! It is well established by neural and behavioural scientists that people forget upwards of 80 percent of what they are taught within 2-3 weeks. There is even a catchy […]

Three Ways to get (effective) Skills Retention into the Workplace

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A common question that we ask ourselves in the Corporate Training realm is “How do you know your training is effective??” The  ATD State of Industry Report showed that in 2013, respondents: Spent over $1200 per employee on training, Learning hours per employee increased to 31.5hours Average cost per employee per hour is $74 63% of spending […]

A CEO’s Key Role is Their Biggest Challenge

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Surveys of CEO’s identify organizational change as their most important role in a company. They also rank employee adoption or change as their leading problem. Today’s business landscape rewards organizations that are nimble, move quickly and adapt to market needs. Since user adoption is the linchpin of all successful change projects, no matter the size, […]

3 Types of Training (Corporate Learning) Techniques

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On average, Employees are subjected to 30+ changes per year. Some of these changed are digital (program upgrades, new software, etc), and some are to processes or procedures (forms updates, new steps for customer support, etc). Some changes are “top of mind”, strategic changes for company advancement, or Tactical/Supporting changes that are low on the radar, […]

Effective Corporate Learning Techniques

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One of the hardest parts of having a staff of hard working, dedicated employees, is keeping their knowledge-base up to date… that’s right, providing Effective Corporate Learning (Training). There are countless methods, materials, and programs  to help equip your employees with the knowledge they need to be productive and effective at their jobs. But, which learning technique […]

Featured Learning: Living in Office 365

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Microsoft Office 365 is a new, innovative and integrated cloud-based service that allows users to gain access to their documents anywhere and at anytime. As more on-site employees turning into remote workers, and utilizing an average of 3 devices to get their job done, companies are transitioning away from the traditional software and towards cloud-services that offer […]

The “Work Anywhere” Movement

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A.K.A Why telecommuting is becoming mainstream, and What companies are missing… There are a great many things that are influenced by the increase in use of technology in both professional and personal spaces. Although some of these changes are negative (shortened attention spans, viruses, spam, phishing, countless updates of the Kardashians), the constant evolving technology also […]