Measuring Up in 2017 - A Training Perspective

Posted by Annette Wisniewski on Jan 19, 2017 2:40:43 PM

Goodbye, 2016. Hello, 2017.

Many people use the start of a new year to reflect on the events of the past year, and to plan improvements for the upcoming year. At a personal level, this might include changes in the typical areas of diet, exercise, sleep, connecting with others, and plans to have more fun.

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Topics: Learning Solutions

Creating a Great User Experience for Enterprise Applications

Posted by Dan Lewis on Dec 13, 2016 9:56:02 AM

These are scary times for traditional IT teams who have slews of legacy, on premise systems that users are clamoring for access to.

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Topics: Digital Marketing, Technology Solutions, Multichannel Marketing, User Experience, Enterprise Applications

Why We Are Thankful For Learning

Posted by Kevin Rillo on Nov 21, 2016 4:41:52 PM

"There is a 'secret to happiness’, and it is gratitude. All happy people are grateful, and ungrateful people cannot be happy. We tend to think that it is being unhappy that leads people to complain, but it is truer to say that it is complaining that leads to people becoming unhappy. Become grateful and you will become a much happier person."

- Dennis Prager, author of Happiness is a Serious Problem

We polled our own happy people and have listed some aspects of our world, in which we are very grateful.  We hope they resonate with you as well.

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Topics: Learning Solutions

3 Essential Methods to Optimize Your Digital Marketing for 2017

Posted by Dan Lewis on Oct 20, 2016 3:47:49 PM

Digital marketing has become a necessity in the business world today. It casts a large net, encompasses a variety of mediums and technologies, and can deliver brand messaging for anything from 1:1 communications to mass brand awareness campaigns.

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Topics: Digital Marketing, Technology Solutions, Multichannel Marketing, Predictive Analytics

Say Goodbye to Flash - Keep Your eLearning Out of the Graveyard

Posted by Kevin Rillo on Oct 19, 2016 5:15:38 PM

Muahhahahaha…..What is Flash and why is it dying?

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Topics: Learning Solutions, eLearning

3 Stunningly Simple Tips for Successful Project Management

Posted by Robert Van Hyfte, M.Ed. on Sep 29, 2016 5:46:48 PM

I was a substitute teacher when I landed my first instructional design job; I certainly had NO project management experience. On the day my boss told me I needed to manage a project as well as design it, my jaw dropped. I thought, “How can he expect me to take on this new job with no training?” Well, it was trial by fire at first, but some experienced project managers eventually showed me the ropes. Needless to say, I have learned many valuable lessons, and I would like to share a few with you.

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Topics: Learning Solutions, Project Management

Brilliant tips to more accurately gauge the impact of an employee learning program

Posted by Annette Wisniewski on Aug 31, 2016 10:27:17 AM

Are your post-course assessments measuring how well your students meet learning objectives, or are they measuring how well you’ve written the test questions? Did you know that the longest response option is usually the right answer? Your test-takers do. Do you know why you should avoid writing questions that include the words not, except, or never? Writing good performance-based test questions is more complicated than most people think.

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Topics: Learning Solutions, Employee Learning Programs

Talent Acquisition and it's performance: Key steps for success that we cannot overlook

Posted by Abhishek Agarwal on Jun 15, 2016 10:23:38 AM

Certain laws have endured us for the centuries: Matter cannot be created or destroyed. What goes up, must come down. Or how about this one? Talent Acquisition is an inherently agile activity

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Topics: Agile, Social Media, Talent Acquisition, Employer Branding

The Dos and Don'ts of Holiday Office Parties

Posted by John Paris on Dec 18, 2015 11:25:00 AM

It's that time of year again – sparkly store windows, festive front doors, peppermint-flavored everything, and holiday office parties taking over our calendars. Whether it's a casual midday outing or a more formal affair, there are some universal "dos and don'ts" that apply across the board. Here are our top 5:

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Fall 2015 Career Fair  Tour

Posted by Ryan Miller on Sep 22, 2015 3:01:00 PM

It's that time of year again - leaves are falling, school buses are back on the roads and across the country, and job seekers are printing their freshest resumes and heading to career fairs.

To some, it's a way to put their feelers out and see what the market is like. To others, it's a time for some serious networking.

Here are our top 5 tips for what to do if you'll be making your rounds this fall:

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