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Your Mission: Design Effective Onboarding

Karen Lawson

Organizations that skimp on orientation programs not only short-change the employee, they miss the perfect opportunity to communicate and help the employee to embrace the organization. In New Employee Orientation Training, Karen Lawson outlines why onboarding needs... More »

9 Steps to an Effective Training Pilot Test

Saul Carliner

A pilot test takes the training program for a trial run—that is, you deliver it for the first time to assess which parts work and which ones need improvement. Pilot testing is one type of formative evaluation. This excerpt from Training Design Basics, author Thoma... More »

How to Plant a Learning Environment That Helps Employees Grow

Catherine Lombardozzi

A learning environment is a deliberately curated collection of learning resources and activities related to a specific learning need. This excerpt from Catherine Lombardozzi’s new book, Learning Environments by Design, lists the potential components designers can ... More »

Virtual Events: Master the Tech So You Can Ignore the Tech

Tom Stone

Getting ready for a virtual event? Kassy LaBorie and Tom Stone offer some important tips to help you “master the tech so you can ignore the tech” and focus on your event’s ultimate purpose, such as sharing information, teaching new skills, and so forth... More »

Virtual Events: Engaged Participants vs. Disengaged Attendees

Kassy LaBorie

Engagement in live online events looks essentially the same no matter what the context: meeting, webinar, or training event. Facilitators need to think of these virtual events in the same way as any other in-person training event. Here are some general types of activit... More »

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