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Last updated: 03 Jul 2019
Last updated: 3/1/2019

How Do I Spend My External Training Budget?

It is getting increasingly difficult to know exactly how your training budget should be spent. Here are some suggestions on how you should prioritize your training budget to make sure your company is getting the most out of their investment.

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Last updated: 3/1/2019

How Training Boosts Morale

If one considers that most people spend more of their waking hours with colleagues than they do with their loved ones, it goes to reason that their wellbeing and comfort in the office should be of paramount importance. 

Keeping your employees happy is important and there are a number of things that can be done to engender a high level of morale. 

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Last updated: 8/1/2019

9 Ways to Improve Morale

High office morale will see your employees engaged and motivated as they go about their duties. Work won't feel like a burden, but rather a place to showcase their skills and achieve more than is expected of them. Find out what you can do to improve employee morale.

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Last updated: 7/8/2019

It’s Not All About Millennials

To put it gently, our society is a tad obsessed with Millennials, and other generations are being neglected. Training provider, BridgeWorks, gives us a quick run-down of the many generations that make up today's workforce.

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Last updated: 3/1/2019

Why Should You Invest in External Training?

The training industry is a billion-dollar market. In our 2017 US Training Report, we found that in 2016 corporations spent about $39 billion on external training programs alone. Find out why your company can benefit from investing in external training.

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Last updated: 3/1/2019

How Can Employers Help Employees Earn CEUs?

Many professionals need continuing education in order to keep their skills up to date. This continuing education is generally measured in continuing education units, or CEUs. Learn how to help your employees earn CEUs. 

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Last updated: 3/1/2019

L&D Conferences in the United States

This list of L&D conferences includes events taking place all year throughout the country. Attending one or several of these events will allow you to meet industry experts in person and get up to date on the latest research and trends. You will also meet and share information with industry peers.

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Last updated: 3/1/2019

Why Aren't Employees Engaged in Professional Development?

Many companies are working hard to set up learning and development programs. Yet, in some cases there is a disconnect. Learning and development programs are in place, but employees are not engaging with these opportunities. We have come up with four common reasons that employees might not be engaging with the development opportunities their workplaces are providing.

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Last updated: 6/18/2018

Alycia Angle on Elliott Masie's Learning 2016 Conference

We recently had the opportunity to speak with Alycia Angle. Alycia was a member of the prestigious 30 under 30 Program at Elliott Masie’s Learning 2016 Conference.Learning 2016 was co-hosted by The Masie Learning Consortium and The Association of Talent Development (ATD) and marked the 26th year of this conference for professionals within workplace learning.

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Last updated: 2/28/2019

ADDIE vs. SAM - Which Learning Methodology is Better?

The battle of ADDIE vs. SAM began when Micheal W. Allen outlined the SAM model in his book Leaving ADDIE for SAM: An Agile Model for Developing the Best Learning Experiences in 2012. We at findcourses decided to do some research of our own on these two methodologies for creating learning materials. Let us take a look at what exactly these two models are.

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Last updated: 7/5/2019

7 Reasons to Spend More Money on Training Your People

Why invest money in training employees? Here are the top seven benefits of giving your employees the training they deserve.

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Last updated: 7/8/2019

Signs You've Chosen a Bad Training Company

It's easy to find a training company but it can be hard to choose the right one. At Findcourses.com we are in constant communication with training providers as well as participants on training courses. When you contact a training provider, here are five red flags that should make you reconsider your choice.

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Last updated: 3/1/2019

The Advantages and Disadvantages of In-Company Training

So, your company has decided that it needs to train staff but is still deciding on the best approach. Here are the main pros and cons for the staff and organization surrounding company-specific training held at your premises.

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Last updated: 3/1/2019

World’s Largest Corporate Training Course and Provider Search Launches

TrainingIndustry.com and findcourses.com Launch Combined Search Portal for Learning and Development Professionals May 23, 2016 06:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time STOCKHOLM & RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--findcourses.com and TrainingIndustry.com today have released the world’s largest searchable database of corporate training providers and courses.
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Last updated: 3/1/2019

Top 6 Benefits of On-Site Training

On-site training is becoming more and more of a necessity for organizations around the world, specialized training in accordance with the organization's needs helps teams become more productive and innovative.  Read about six benefits of in-company training.

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Last updated: 3/1/2019

9 Ways to Improve Knowledge Sharing in the Workplace

The knowledge and expertise of employees are a company's greatest asset. Sharing knowledge with each other drives up the value of employee knowledge and is considered essential in the ever-evolving corporate environment.

Here are 9 tips to enhance knowledge sharing in your organization.

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Last updated: 3/1/2019

Training Boomers and Millennials Together

A number of stereotypes arise when the Baby Boomer and Millennial generations are discussed, especially within the workplace. ‘Boomers’ are said to lack all understanding of technology while ‘Millennials’ are said to be devoid of emotion and unable to hold face-to-face conversations. These stereotypes and many more have been perpetuated for so long that they have begun to b ...
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Last updated: 3/1/2019

5 New Learning Programs and Apps to Try

Technology is constantly evolving and you will be left behind if you do not cope with the changing patterns in learning. Many learning technologies are constantly being developed to help students and professionals learn more effectively.

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Last updated: 3/1/2019

How to Implement a Learning Management System in Your Organization

Learning Management Systems enable us to train employees across an organization in a centralized and integrated process that ensures that each employee gets the right training at the right time. Learn how to get started!

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Last updated: 3/1/2019

The Gamification Trend In Learning Technology

Gamification is a wonderful tool for teaching modern and complex technology that helps build professional expertise level. It is a nicely crafted process of solving multi-faceted problems that encourages game plays-based thinking and behavior, so that situations can be handled efficiently in a relaxed tone. The term gained its popularity in 2010 where it spread in the corporate and industry experts discovered its promise to deliver an easy and convenient approach to learn sophisticated technology. 

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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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