Tag: remote training

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Digital Body Language

Many people are fully aware of how their body language can communicate their feelings and emotions to the outside world, whether intentionally or not. For instance, crossed arms might signal defensiveness or hostility, consistent eye contact can relay a sense of confidence, and leaning forward can suggest engagement and interest.

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Surge in Online Learning Seen During COVID Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic dramatically upended everyday life for people around the world. For millions of Americans, the inability to attend traditional social events coupled with the ability to work from home meant significant amounts of additional free time, above and beyond pre-pandemic levels. For those who lost jobs, that free time increased even more. Managing […]

Managing a World Where Zoom Fatigue Is All Too Real

Even before the pandemic, Zoom had proven to be a great tool for virtual training. But when the pandemic struck, suddenly, Zoom became a go-to tool for just about every form of business interaction imaginable—from regularly recurring meetings to colleague-to-colleague interactions to hiring to performance reviews. In short, Zoom and similar tools became the default […]

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Transferring Public Learning Opportunities to the Virtual World

The transition from working on-site to working remotely in the COVID era has changed the workplace in myriad ways. One of the most obvious impacts has been the lack of in-person group time. While telecommunications technologies have been a savior for many companies and allow them to mimic much of in-office life in a virtual […]

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COVID-19 and the ‘New Normal’ of Training

With months of experience in working from home under their belts, both employers and their employees have been feeling the impacts in the short term. But what impacts should they anticipate in the long term from a training and development standpoint?

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Training Your Employees on How to Work Remotely

A recent study discovered that globally, nearly 70% of people work remotely at least once a week. So, it’s quite concerning then that not many employers offer their employees insight into how to work remotely efficiently and effectively.

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How to Avoid a Gender Gap in Your Training Programs

According to results from a recent survey, men reported greater access to training for technical skills and soft skills compared to women, making them more likely to participate in those training programs. And therefore, they’re also more likely to wind up in leadership roles and more desirable roles overall, leading to a gender gap in […]

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6 Tips for Effective Blended Learning

Yesterday’s post explained why blended learning is on the rise in the modern-day workplace. Today’s post offers six tips and best practices for effectively implementing blended learning strategies and courses.

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Can Flex Work and Training Opportunities Help End Gender Inequality?

Did you know that companies that offer flexible work and training opportunities have four times as many female CEOs as companies that don’t?1 Research also indicates that companies that offer flexible work and training opportunities are better at retaining talent and allowing female employees to be productive and successful and to flourish.2