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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: 03 Jul 2019
Last updated: 7/3/2019

5 Completely Free Authoring Tools for Creating Training Content

You don’t have to allocate a huge budget to create effective and powerful content for your training. We made a list of five content authoring tools that will help you build interactive training materials at no cost.

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Last updated: 6/4/2019

9 Benefits of Microlearning

With faster cycles of technological change and innovation comes a greater urgency for upskilling. Thankfully, there is a way to meet the skill needs of the future while taking into account the needs of busy, 21st-century workers: microlearning. 

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Last updated: 6/28/2019

U.S. L&D Report: 2019: Benchmark Your Workplace Learning Strategy

Looking for some statistics in L&D or inspiration from industry leaders trailblazing new technologies and strategies to elevate corporate learning in 2019? We surveyed L&D professionals across the U.S. and asked them about their priorities, biggest challenges, their preferred modalities, and analyzed the results.

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Last updated: 3/15/2019

How to Build a Culture of Innovation Through L&D

We spoke to L&D professionals at Bayer, Ernst & Young, Wyndham Destinations, Bonobos, and CyberCoders to learn about how they influence innovation within their companies. 

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Last updated: 6/26/2019

Diversity & Inclusion Training is No Longer Optional

When it comes to diversity & inclusion training in the workplace, skeptics abound. Research and think pieces alike are pessimistic about the longterm results of diversity training. But for some companies, D&I training has come a long way from a standard, mandatory PowerPoint lecture.

Read this article to learn how your organization can improve their D&I offering to create a better workforce.

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Last updated: 3/15/2019

U.S. L&D Benchmarking Survey: 2019

Employee learning is a top priority for organizations looking to increase engagement, nurture diverse organizations and promote innovation to help meet organizational objectives. Read our benchmarking survey from U.S. L&D professionals who report on their employee learning priorities, their biggest challenges, and more.

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Last updated: 2/28/2019

What Does a Tough or Toxic Organizational Culture Cost?

Why would organizations invest in developing an effective organizational culture? The answer is that it impacts organizational performance and that culture, as it’s hard to copy, can be a competitive advantage

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Last updated: 2/28/2019

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.

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Last updated: 6/28/2019

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.

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Last updated: 2/28/2019

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: 6/28/2019

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: 2/28/2019

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: 7/8/2019

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: 6/28/2019

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: 7/5/2019

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: 7/5/2019

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: 2/28/2019

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: 7/5/2019

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: 7/8/2019

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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U.S. L&D Report: 2019 - Benchmark Your Workplace Learning Strategy

US L&D report 2019 - Benchmark your Workplace Learning

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 second annual U.S. L&D Report!

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