Telework — another designation for working remotely — is becoming increasingly popular. For employees, remote work is a highly attractive model: it allows them to own their work-life balance regardless of family circumstances, it avoids draining commute times and it also offers a much-desired flexibility when it comes to being able to independently manage their workload and time.
Creating and fostering a learning culture is quite different to simply having your Learning and Development team deliver a set of training courses. It means creating an environment where knowledge and best practices are shared between employees and teams as a constant practice. Fostering a learning culture is acknowledging that there is a growth mind-set at the core of your company's values.
Regardless of title and function, we bet that everyone would like to be more productive. Productivity and effectiveness are increasingly important, especially at the pace that your list of responsibilities and to-dos grows, as it can quickly become overwhelming. These tips are for everyone looking for a more agile way of getting things done.
Getting your team excited about corporate training isn’t always easy. This article will show you a few simple steps you can take to ensure the necessary by-in to your learning opportunities without issuing an ultimatum.
In this guide, you will learn how to build a solid communication plan to launch (or re-launch) your academy successfully, and keep your audience engaged and coming back for more. Even if you are not a marketing guru.
When selecting a training platform there are multiple aspects to consider: buying new business software is always a serious decision. You need to look at costs (upfront spending as well as maintenance), IT requirements, usability, learning curve for implementation and, most importantly, you must fully understand what your needs are, so you can implement a tailored solution that covers them all.
In the words of Peter Drucker "If you can't measure it, you can't improve it". This sentence refers to the undeniable importance of measuring results before and after the implementation of any change. Metrics fuel decision-making, decide budget allocations, and weigh the impact of our business choices — it is only natural that learning and development activities are dictated by them too.
One of the most frequently asked questions in any business, as the last quarter comes close, is: “What should we be taking into consideration as we draw our strategic plans for next year?”
The time to make plans for next semester or year(s) is a busy time for most companies: in addition to the wrap-up reporting that takes place at this time, you also need to create or adjust your overall strategy. This makes it the perfect time to build a business case to add training as part of your strategy - for marketing, sales and customer success.
Download this checklist to help you understand if your company is experiencing growth pains and how well your team is handling them. Also, you can find 7 practical tips that will help you deal with growth and successfully prepare for a sustainable future.