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The Realities Of Digital Learning in 2017

By Gary Iles in Employee Training on February 22, 2017

4 metrics every restaurant should track

Many of us can look back on our first job experience as being both a harsh reality and a coming of age. The pride of making it on your own and the realization that the free ride is over. And, unless you’ve had some sort of

3 Ways Deliberate Practice Improves Employee Training & Learning

By Bob Paulsen in Employee Training on February 21, 2017

Malcom Gladwell’s book Outliers is widely credited (or blamed) for the distillation of the idea (based on the research of K. Anders Ericsson) that 10,000 hours of practice leads to mastery of a skill. Ericsson has pointed

Training Millennials and Modern Workplace Learning

By Kristin Howe in Employee Training on February 15, 2017

How to Effectively Train Millennials in the Workplace

The impact of millennials on consumer behavior, marketing, customer support and even employee perks has been well documented as companies scramble to attract top talent and sell into the millennial markets. However,

3 Future Tools for the Post-Millennial Workforce

By Carrie McFarland in mobile workforce on February 14, 2017

Now that we are learning and adapting to the working habits of the millennial generation, the world is turning its attention to the next generation coming up. Centennials, Generation Z, Post-Millennial – whatever you choose to

Communicating with Deskless Employees

By Carrie McFarland in Employee Training, Employee Retention on February 8, 2017

Deskless means mobile. There’s a cliché that having a job meant you had a desk somewhere that you went to and sat at all day. Then cordless phones were invented, and you could walk around while talking.

Virtual Workforces and Savings Through Effective Training

By Carrie McFarland in Employee Training on February 7, 2017

The Future of Business: Virtual Workforces and Savings Through Effective Training

Some great points that Chuck Melick, Clearlink VP of Employee Development, mentions in this article around the shift in employee training and development that we have seen over the last handful of year.

Smart Devices + Smart Tools = Smarter Employees & Employee Productivity

By Bob Paulsen in Employee Training, mobile training on February 1, 2017

Companies of all sizes and resource levels recognize the need to invest in their employees in order to slow turnover rates, maximize productivity, and increase positive company culture. Even after spending on employee  development and learning programs, companies recognize that throwing money at the problem $164.2 billion

Employee Performance - How to Harness the Skills of Rockstar Employees

By Carrie McFarland in Employee Training, Employee Performance on January 30, 2017

Knowing your employees’ performance ability is the first stage of strategic workplace planning. In order to make informed employment decisions about the next phase in an employee’s work life – such as promotions and steps for retention – you need a baseline understanding of their skills, strengths, and areas for improvement.

Making Learning Work - Employee Training

By eLearning Industry in Employee Training on January 27, 2017

Great article on the major shift we are seeing in the employee learning industry. It is so important to be cognizant that just because we spend resources on employee training doesn't necessarily mean it was valuable. In this article from eLearning Industry, they discuss the major shift from "learn then work" to "learn from work." We also discuss this shift in our most recent eBook: Modernize your Business Operations: Move Beyond the LMS

Blurring the Line Between Employee Training and Employee Development

By Gary Iles in Employee Training on January 26, 2017

Training can lead to strong job performance, but it doesn’t always lead to employee engagement. Understanding how employee training and development differ can inform how to best provide enriching opportunities for staff that will enhance long-term retention and a deep sense of connection to the company.