Category Archives: Improve Your Training

Organizational Learning: Competence Awareness and Training

An organization that values learning is very likely to be an organization that more readily embraces change, including improved technologies and methods. Also, while job-related training is important, a broad approach to encouraging all kinds of educational opportunities really promotes a learning culture. Continue reading Organizational Learning: Competence Awareness and Training

How Do You Train Employees on Procedures?

Here’s a scenario: A new employee has to be trained on a particular procedure. The person who normally conducts the training (the area supervisor) is unexpectedly out of the office for a couple of days, due to illness. You, the Human Resources director, prefer not to have the new employee sitting around while waiting to be trained. They ought to be able to familiarize themselves with the procedure; you believe this will help speed up the training. Continue reading How Do You Train Employees on Procedures?

Important Considerations for Novice Women Investors

As a woman, understanding how to invest is crucial for your future. Think about it – women tend to live longer than men. According to Scientific American, “Women outlive men by around five to seven years.” This means that by age 85, there are about six women to every four men. And yet, according to the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, over 45% of women aren’t too confident or aren’t confident at all when it comes to their retirement savings. Compare this to 35% of men who aren’t confident. It’s important to NOT be a Novice Women Investor. Continue reading Important Considerations for Novice Women Investors

How to Increase Productivity Among Your Employees

To increase productivity among your employees, is a challenge. A recent study found that 85% of employees feel uninspired; as a manager, that’s a daunting statistic to overcome. And not only are you tasked with getting the most out of your team, but you also have to connect with each employee individually and provide a working environment that allows them to learn, grow, and succeed. That’s a massive challenge, no matter who you are. Continue reading How to Increase Productivity Among Your Employees

What Are Factors That Influence Learning?

Do you have to teach your employees new things? Is your training effective? One important element of instructional design is to take into account how the whole body learns or how learning is not “all in your head”. What are factors that influence learning and how do people learn? Continue reading What Are Factors That Influence Learning?