Onboarding with Intention

Do you have a formal onboarding strategy for new employees? What portion can be accessed digitally? Putting a plan in place requires effort, but the return on investment is substantial. A standardized process will get new hires up to speed faster and increase their productivity by 50 percent. Retention improves as well, to the tuneContinue reading “Onboarding with Intention”

Attracting Workers to Nonprofit Organizations

NPOs are on the rise. In 2018, the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS) reported that “The nonprofit sector contributed an estimated $985.4 billion to the US economy in 2015, composing 5.4 percent of the country’s gross domestic product.” Nonprofit Organizations (NPO) are unique in that they have similar challenges as for-profit businesses, but frequentlyContinue reading “Attracting Workers to Nonprofit Organizations”

Deepfakes: How to Protect Your E-Learning

Can you trust videos you see online? Now that digital technology has made it possible to doctor video in incredibly realistic ways, it’s a question that corporate trainers are challenged to answer in order to guard the integrity of their courses. People routinely look for information online. Learners find the internet a source of quickContinue reading “Deepfakes: How to Protect Your E-Learning”

The 7 Best Time-Saving Apps for Remote Workers

Working remotely can boost your productivity, as long as you navigate the many distractions. Chores, errands, and entertainment can be harder to ignore in your remote office. It’s easy to think, “This won’t take very long.” But the minutes add up, and it takes time to ramp up/down from tasks. Thankfully, as distractions increase soContinue reading “The 7 Best Time-Saving Apps for Remote Workers”

You, Your Employees, and Microlearning

Living in this fast-paced world challenges companies to continuously search for innovative ways of running their business. There are a number of different e-learning solutions to help meet those challenges. Microlearning is one such option. If you want to get employees trained on a specific skill, Microlearning is a popular method that employers are turningContinue reading “You, Your Employees, and Microlearning”

Instructional Design and E-Learning: Customized Training That Works

What do you want to teach? How will you teach it? Knowing the answers to both these questions is critical if you want to achieve your organization’s training and development objectives. Otherwise, instructional materials miss their intended mark and learners fail to engage with the opportunity. A range of techniques are available to deliver Instruction.Continue reading “Instructional Design and E-Learning: Customized Training That Works”

Agile Mindedness in Business

If you’ve been around software development or project management circles in the past few decades, you’ve likely been exposed to agile concepts.  To make a long story very short, traditionally, teams developed software by using linear processes that involved a lot of upfront planning and left testing to the end.  As time progressed and theContinue reading “Agile Mindedness in Business”

The Sea of Government RFPs

As a remote e-learning company, we serve broadly and are always looking for opportunities.  Last Fall, we registered to do business with the U.S. government.  In our October newsletter, we noted that the government buys many different types of products and services.  They aim to spend 23% of prime contract dollars on small businesses, andContinue reading “The Sea of Government RFPs”