Six Perks to Offer to Millennial Employees That Won’t Break the Bank

It’s time to face facts: Millennials are changing today’s modern workforce. They are changing culture, and even now the overall structure for companies as a whole. In order to obtain and retain these millennial employees, more and more business owners are finding themselves searching for new and creative ways to keep them happy and thriving... View Article

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How Millennials are Changing Workplace Communication

At this moment in 2017, Millennials and baby boomers currently are coexisting in the workplace, as more Generation Y workers are entering into today’s bustling workforce. Large organizations are looking to hire more and more of these bright, qualified young folks as their companies are changing and evolving. Millennials Prefer Text Communication This influx of new... View Article

Three Tips to Help Employees Apply Training to Their Jobs

We spend hours upon hours creating training and delivering it to our employees. We know we have executed all the proper steps throughout the instructional design and implementation processes, yet we still wonder…will our employees be able to apply what they learned to their job? Here are three tips to keep in mind when designing... View Article

Five Tips for Creating Video Clips with a Smartphone

With the workforce drastically changing — a larger percentage of younger employees, and that number continuing to increase until 2025 — I’m constantly noodling on the learning needs and requirements of this younger and more tech-savvy generation. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that continuous learning opportunities are uber-important to this generation... View Article

12 Tips for Repurposing eLearning Content

Whether you call it chunking, slicing and dicing, or creating learning objects, reusing content is a winning formula for turning learning principles into action. After all, you’ve worked hard to create an effective and powerful learning experience. Why shouldn’t it have more than one life? I’ve listed below some tips to challenge you to see... View Article

How to Use Dynamic Media to Engage Millennial Learners

Many predictions about the future have been spectacularly wrong; for example, in 1948, Mary Somerville of Radio Educational Broadcast assured us that “Television won’t last. It’s just a flash in the pan.” Variety Magazine assured us in 1955 that “Rock ‘n’ Roll would be gone by June.” And, in 2005, Nikki Finke of LA Weekly... View Article

Why Your Employees Need Change Management Skills to Succeed

How many times have you heard, “our employees are our most important asset”? How many times have you experienced a change of culture or process and had only a short period of time to complete extensive training? It seems as though there is a gap between our desire to show employees how crucial they are... View Article

How to Create Engaging Multi-Device Learning

In the fall of 2016, I wrote a blog article titled Using Responsive eLearning to Engage Millennials, where I explained that responsive eLearning is a single course that plays well on any device — desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone — and in either horizontal or vertical orientation. Let’s look at some tips to consider when... View Article

3 Benefits of Mobile Learning

Have you ever noticed how folks are spending their downtime these days? What would you do in your free time if you rode the subway or took an Uber every day? What do you see teammates doing when sitting in the breakroom? Common answers to these questions could involve the use of a smartphone or... View Article

Take Your Employee to Work Day — Is Job Shadowing Right for Your Company?

While most learning professionals will agree that the gold standard is on-the-job training, few would argue that it’s always the best solution for every performance need. Job shadowing can be an excellent substitute, because it provides on-the-job training without actually “practicing” on real files or people. In reviewing your methodology options, what questions might you... View Article

Using Big Data to Understand How Millennials Learn

Big data? What is that? Is it amazing, new, ginormous and scary? Answer: No! Is big data just a buzz phrase Millennials throw out there to make it sound like something Gen Xer’s, Baby Boomers and Traditionalists never considered? Answer: No again! Big data is really a collection of data from traditional and digital sources... View Article