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Working in L&D? We've got you covered. With interviews and advice from other learning professionals to original research taken from our search engine about employee learning trends, we're here to help you expand your training budget, clarify your objectives, and get your organization on board with L&D at all levels.

Last updated: 16 May 2018
Last updated: 12/7/2018

How Sales Enablement Feeds Career Development

If you’re yet to come across the term ‘Sales Enablement’, 2019 is likely to be the year you do. Put simply, sales enablement is the tools, resources and training to help salespeople sell more.

Tags: Sales
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Last updated: 12/5/2018

3 Essential L&D Trends for 2019

In order to get you started off on the right track in 2019, here are our top 3 predictions of the training trends you should look out. Get the inside scoop on what to expect in the upcoming year!

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Last updated: 11/27/2018

Why Positive Leadership and Organizational Culture Matter

Is there proof that organizational culture matters? Could it really determine performance? Let’s quickly look at the ground-breaking study of Professors John Kotter and James Heskett of 200 companies over an 11-year period.

Tags: HR , Leadership
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Last updated: 11/20/2018

Is Employee Training Worth the Investment? - Infographic

There’s no question that employee training is an ongoing debate within organizations: is it really worth the investment? Find out in this this Employee Training Worth the Investment? infographic from ReadyTech.

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Last updated: 11/16/2018

3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Customer Responses and Increase Bookings

The competition for training providers to attract and lock in customers is continuing to grow in the US.  With so many providers offering similar courses, it is essential that you stand out and prove as soon as possible that you are the right choice for a potential candidate. Learn how to improve your responses, increase replies and make more bookings! 

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Last updated: 11/2/2018

How Financial Wellness Education Promotes Employee Learning

It’s not enough to throw out a standard retirement plan and health insurance and call it a day. Millennials are now driving the need for comprehensive and diverse benefits like financial wellness training.

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Last updated: 11/2/2018

Multiple Devices In Corporate Training

Children who are toddlers today are developing their technological fluency before they start to speak. They form a digital generation of future employees and will certainly have a different view on education and learning. So how does this affect corporate training?

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Last updated: 11/2/2018

Do's and Don'ts of Conducting Performance Reviews

Employee reviews help you evaluate each employee’s contribution to your company, while also providing constructive criticism that will help them to grow. In this article, we list the do’s and don’ts of conducting performance reviews, so that you and your employees can both benefit.

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Last updated: 12/10/2018

Professional Development: Everything You Need To Know

If you or your staff are in need of new work-related skills, it might be time to consider pursuing professional development training.It’s a great way to add qualifications to your resume or simply refresh yourself on some of the skills you learned previously.Whether you take classes online or at a seminar, there are many flexible alternatives for busy schedules.
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Last updated: 11/2/2018

Offer Employees More Training to Improve Your Employment Brand

Did you know that almost 8 in 10 employees believe it’s important they have access to the most up-to-date technology at work, but just half said their company is offering that?

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Last updated: 6/18/2018

Training Industry: Trends and Perspectives

Training Industry researches, publishes and tracks the intersection of business objectives and the role of learning and development. Their work includes profiling thousands of training companies each year. Take a look at Training Industry's latest insights on the North American training market here.

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Last updated: 6/18/2018

Proving Value in the Face of Flat External Training Spend

Does one of your biggest challenges as a training supplier stem from flat organizational spend on external training? L&D professionals have cited a lack of budgetary resources as their top challenge in 2018. Read about findcourses.com’s survey of L&D departments in the U.S. and find out how you can overcome the squeeze to help your clients prove the ROI of L&D.

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Last updated: 6/18/2018

Training Tips to Stay Prepared for Disaster in 2018

Almost everyone likes to feel that they are in control, especially when it comes to their business. Unfortunately, there many issues that are simply beyond our reach. Learn how to prepare for disasters in 2018 with training tips based on DRI's Third Annual Predictions Report!

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Last updated: 6/18/2018

U.S. L&D Benchmarking Survey: 2018

Talent development is a key driver in moving American organizations forward. We surveyed L&D managers and directors in some of the U.S.'s largest companies to learn how they are investing in talent, how they measure the impact of workplace learning, and what attitudes different levels in the organization hold about corporate learning.

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Last updated: 6/18/2018

How to Calculate Meaningful ROI for Workplace Learning

Learning professionals know that proving the value of L&D is essential to keeping and increasing the resources at their disposal. According to our survey of L&D departments in the U.S., one of the key differentiators of top performing departments, regardless of industry or size, is their close relationship with senior executives and their commitment to measuring the ROI of corporate learning.

But how do real L&D professionals secure and grow their budgets by demonstrating business impact?

Learn practical strategies based on interviews with leaders in demonstrating the ROI of training.

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Last updated: 6/18/2018

How to Promote a Learning Culture in Your Organization

Top-performing organizations are five times more likely to have learning cultures, suggesting that a culture of learning is a key component of business success. “An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage,” according to Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric.

What does that look like in action? To find out, we’ve identified several L&D leaders who have worked to lead a holistic cultural shift in the communities of their organizations.

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Last updated: 6/18/2018

VR: A New Reality for L&D

Once a curiosity occupying the edges of L&D conferences, virtual reality is stepping forward to take its place as a core training tool for departments daring enough to try it. No longer being used exclusively to train in the military, aviation, and heavy industries, VR training is being tested and deployed today by companies like Walmart, KFC, UPS, and McDonalds.

Read about how companies are using VR to train employees today!

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Last updated: 12/11/2018

U.S. L&D Report: 2018: Benchmark Your Workplace Learning Strategy

Are you curious about how other companies are approaching their workplace learning strategy? We surveyed L&D professionals across the U.S. to ask them about where their focus lies in 2018 to identify trends and patterns of high-performing departments. In addition to our 15-page benchmarking survey results, we interviewed L&D professionals from companies who have been recognized for th ...
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Last updated: 7/16/2018

How to Find Training for Your Team

The strongest asset that you have is your team. A strong team looks out for each other, is motivated and efficient and carries out projects with confidence and speed to meet and surpass deadlines. Read our article to learn how to identify training needs in your team, how to choose the right format and more!

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Last updated: 6/18/2018

Proving the Value of L&D: An interview with Jo Rapley

Are you interested in measuring the ROI of training but curious to know how other organisations are doing it? We spoke with Jo Rapley, the People & Culture Manager of BPS World which was a finalist in the HR Excellence Awards for Best L&D Strategy in 2017, to learn how she measures and communicates the business impact of L&D.

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U.S. L&D Report: 2018 - Benchmark Your Workplace Learning Strategy

Are you curious about the L&D strategies of some of the U.S.'s top companies?

Find out what they're up to in findcourses.com's first annual U.S. L&D Report!

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