Calculating the ROI of your training program

Business leaders are placing tremendous pressure on Learning & Development (L&D) practitioners to demonstrate that their learning efforts and initiatives are worth the allocated budget. This is one of the biggest—and never-ending—challenges facing those involved with any aspect of workplace learning. UNABLE TO CONNECT There are many reasons L&D practitioners are unable to connect their […]

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A comprehensive outline of training format types

On-the-Job Coaching Training Delivery On-the-job coaching is one way to facilitate employee skills training. On-the-job coaching refers to an approved person training an employee on the skills necessary to complete tasks. A manager or someone with experience shows the employee how to perform the actual job. The selection of an on-the-job coach can be done […]

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How millennials are changing the onboarding process

In October 2014, Apple announced it had sold 225 million iPads since the device’s introduction in 2010 (has it really only been five years?). U.S. Census Bureau data has determined that millennials, adults ages 18-34 in 2015, total 53.5 million employees in the American workforce, more than any other current generation. In a decade, the same group […]

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2015-16 Report of Training Trends

Trends Shaping Employee Training and Development: The Changing Definition of Leadership The definition of “leader” is broadening. A majority of large organizations now consider individuals to be leaders based on their impact, not on their authority or position. (Source: AMA Enterprise) Leadership programs are being retooled for globalization. The top competencies for global leadership development are change management, […]

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Employee training pays for itself

Author: Erin Roberts-Hall, Corporate Advancement Developer, Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District   When Employee Training Institute staff are meeting with clients, we often hear concerns over budget: “We didn’t set aside resources for this topic in the current fiscal year.” “We are still building our revenues back from the recession, so our training budgets haven’t been […]

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