01
FEB
2014

Building an Engaged Workforce

[starrating] A sound working environment within the company is very important to ensure that the employees stay dedicated towards their work and fulfill the target as well. Engaging the employees in the work is helpful in numerous ways and that is why the companies are taking measures
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12
JAN
2014

Retirement Boom: How to Handle the Boomer Retirement Bubble

As the economy stabilizes, many companies feel they are now back on solid footing, however, they may not be prepared for the next big bubble to burst: The Boomer retirement bubble. Over the next two decades, as countless experienced workers walk out the door, it is up to the companies
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12
JAN
2014

How to Align Your Training Initiatives With Organizational Strategy

What is the first thing that comes to your head when you hear people use the term ‘corporate culture’? Most people describe it basically as the way ‘things get done around here’.  This is not exactly far from the truth. But there is a whole lot more that goes towards influencing or de
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12
JAN
2014

Six Steps to Assessing Staff Training Needs

Well-trained employees ensure your business success, as such, it’s crucial that any gaps in potential and actual skill levels of the employees are identified and bridged quickly to maximize their potential. Once you identify the employee skills gap in light of business potential, you
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12
JAN
2014

Return On Investment (ROI)

UNDERSTANDING WHAT ROI IS AND HOW IT’S USED TO HELP BUSINESSES IMPROVE THEMSELVES Just how important is a return on investment (or ROI)? Well, it’s so important that many organizations are gradually more concerned in measuring the return on investment than the typically used training
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12
JAN
2014

Characteristics of the Adult Learner

Workplace training experiences are more likely to be successful if they are built upon the needs of adult learners. Researcher Malcom Knowles identifies some vital principles of adult learning: -Adults need to be actively involved in the learning. -Adult learners are self-directed -Ad
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12
JAN
2014

Android App

Just launched the “Training and Development” App for Android. For now, it’s available for FREE download from Google Play and Opera Mobile Store. Please give it 5-star rating. You can download it from Google Play or Opera
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12
JAN
2014

Facilitator Defined

A facilitator is literally defined as “one who helps others learn or who helps make things easy.” A business facilitator helps participants to collaborate as they explore a topic or issue. The goal is to encourage participants to think productively and ultimately to articulate key ide
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12
JAN
2014

Training Resources

1) Free Management Library - The library provides easy-to-access, clutter-free, comprehensive leadership and management resources. Over 650 topics spanning 5,000 links. Topics include the most important practices to start, develop, operate, evaluate and resolve problems. 2) Changing M
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