Formal Learning: The Foundation for On-the-Job Training Programs

The 70-20-10 model for learning & development suggests that people get 70% of their knowledge from work experiences (on-the-job tasks), 20% from interactions with others (social), and 10% from formal learning events (structured training). There is argument about this model and the exact ratio, but it does beg the question of whether formal learning is stillContinue reading “Formal Learning: The Foundation for On-the-Job Training Programs”

Building an E-Learning Partnership: 5 Tips

Have you included e-learning as you plan your organization’s 2021 goals? The past year has made us all more aware of how essential e-learning has become in today’s cultural environment.  It’s not a fad, it’s not a nice option–it’s here to stay. Success requires providing information in ways that are finger-tip accessible, and training onlyContinue reading “Building an E-Learning Partnership: 5 Tips”

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”