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Friday, July 19, 2019
The training begins and suddenly the construction project you didn’t know about begins with hammering, drilling, and the assorted sounds that go with it. Now this training class happens to...
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Friday, July 19, 2019
Identifying who will eventually fill vacancies in the top leadership positions of a company should be a critical priority. However, building a sustainable pipeline of talent starts by...
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Thursday, July 18, 2019
Hello! I find myself in charge of developing a training program for a service which doesn't use hazardous chemicals, but performs work at healthcare facilities that do.  I want to make sure...
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Tuesday, July 16, 2019
While L&D Teams often opt for “off the shelf” online courses to meet a specific corporate training need, many a times the required impact can be elusive. How can this challenge be offset?...
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Tuesday, July 16, 2019
It was my second annual review meeting at my place of work. I thought my performance that year had been stellar! There was a right mix of projects, stretch assignments and opportunities to...
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Friday, July 12, 2019
Off and on for more years than I'd like to admit I have posted something called Fried Training Talk mostly on the ATD Instructional Design Network (on Ning). Recently someone suggested that...
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Thursday, July 11, 2019
The increased adoption of mobile learning is leading to wider use of mobile apps for employee training. In this article, I show you how you can use them not just to train but also to...
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Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Our assessment strategy framework helps organizations develop a clear point-of-view and ends with integrating assessments for selection and development into your talent and decision-making...
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Wednesday, July 10, 2019
We like to use the word “shape” at LAK Group because you can’t simply “turn off” the existing culture in an organization and replace it with a new one.  Culture is not like changing a...
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Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Onboarding is often misconstrued. Many companies see it as a one-day encounter with a Human Resources representative who overloads new hires with policies, standards, and procedures. In...
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Monday, July 8, 2019
Becoming a destination employer requires leaders who inspire their teams. Inspired employees write themselves into the company story,which increases accountability for overall company...
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Monday, July 8, 2019
Being prepared to fill vacancies in top leadership positions is a critical priority for the future success of any organization, as retirement and executives who leave to pursue other...
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Friday, July 5, 2019
The growth of the learning professional role - be it specialist, consultant, trainer, or coordinator is an incredibly large growth curve with a multitude of extraneous variables that...
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Friday, July 5, 2019
While the usage of videos in eLearning is not a new concept, the wider adoption of mobile learning and microlearning has accelerated its use for learning. In this article, I outline 6...
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Saturday, June 22, 2019
Over the years, we have seen several innovations in the production and consumption of videos. These innovations have happened in both the artistic and technological aspects of videos....
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Saturday, June 29, 2019
Videos have become the most popular medium for distributing and consuming training content across the world. Instructional Designers (ID) love them because the rich animated text and images...
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Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Even in today’s prosperous business climate, the replacement of employees with redundant and/or obsolete skills with outside hires and reducing headcount in sweeping layoffs are strategies...
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Tuesday, June 25, 2019
As microlearning-based training moves to center stage, I outline what is driving its rapid adoption. In this article, I also share microlearning trends in 2019, and how you can leverage...
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Monday, June 24, 2019
What employee engagement looks like may vary a bit from one company to another; however, Gallup defines it as workers who share and are aligned with the company’s goals and are enthusiastic...
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Monday, June 24, 2019
Picture this: You have been leading a technology team for several years. It is now time for you to take the "next step" and the role available to you is a that of leading a team across 3...
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