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What Is Learning and Development?

  Apr 28 2019

# Human Resources and Training

Learning and development (L&D) is a critical function of any HR department. The goal of learning and development is to build on and increase the knowledge and skills of your employees. Your learning and development strategy should give your staff the tools to do their job more effectively, and ultimately, bring everyone into alignment with the company’s long-term goals. Train...;

Blended Learning

  Apr 7 2019

# Human Resources and Training

“Blended learning” is a term being thrown around a lot lately. What exactly is it? On the surface, it’s pretty self-explanatory; blended learning is any kind of instruction or education that combines different methods and means. Most commonly, when someone uses the term, they are talking about classes that combine in-person instruction with online class time. The internet is usually an integ...;

Different Types of Training and Activities

  Mar 31 2019

# Human Resources and Training

Use this guide to help you select the classes, activities, tools, and techniques you’ll use to train your staff. First, look at the different kinds of training methods used by employers and organizations. Classroom or instructor-based learning is the classic model of education. An instructor leads a group and teaches concepts using traditional classroom implements. This ...;

How to Select The Right Training Course

  Mar 24 2019

# Human Resources and Training

Recognizing the need for training is an important first step in ensuring an organization achieves and maintains success. But the real challenge lies in knowing which training courses to choose from in order to reap the most benefits and provide the best return on your training investment. Terms like “development planning” sometimes get lost in the sea of corporate jargon. However, a wel...;

Learning And Development Strategy Outlines

  Mar 10 2019

# Human Resources and Training

It is virtually impossible to understate the importance of a solid organizational strategy. Developing one can take months — or even years — and should involve a thorough assessment of every facet of your company. Everything you do within the organization should fit within the framework of your organizational strategy. Every action taken, no matter how big or small, should be in service o...;

Learning And Development Trends

  Mar 3 2019

# Human Resources and Training

Corporate training needs are ever-changing and must adapt to a constantly shifting landscape. Technology, social trends and continued globalization are just a few of the factors that influence the evolution of the learning and development process. Here are some learning and development trends to take into consideration as you take your business into the future. Individualized...;

Basic Element Of Training Needs Assessments

  Feb 24 2019

# Human Resources and Training

A winning human development strategy can be the key to success for your organization. A winning strategy, however, doesn’t just happen. It is the result of painstaking research — and that means conducting a training needs assessment. You might be asking yourself whether you should bother doing this. After all, performing a proper training needs assessment can take a great deal of time and re...;

Guidelines To Design Your Training Plan

  Feb 17 2019

# Human Resources and Training

Maximizing the impact of your training effort can only be achieved if you develop an effective training plan. If done correctly, this plan will help you identify your training objectives and the training methods best suited to achieve your goals. Performing an Audience Analysis For your training activities to be effective, it is critical to understand who your employees are and how...;

Happiness and Positivity

  Nov 21 2018

# Human Resources and Training

Ever since the 1980s, organizations have realized the impact of employee morale on their productivity. Efforts were made, with varied levels of success, to ensure that employees’ satisfaction and well-being were catered for in many Human Resources initiatives implemented across a number of organizations around the world. Recently, a new trend has emerged. No longer are organizations only focused o...;

Categorizing Tasks: Important or Not

  Oct 2 2018

# Human Resources and Training

When you feel overwhelmed by what appears to be plenty of tasks to complete you should prioritize them based on a common sense approach. Step #1 in this common sense approach is to determine the relative importance of each one of those tasks facing you. Over the years I have kept these questions in mind when determining the importance of any task: Will the task help me achiev...;