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Rebalancing Your Training Portfolio

Being a corporate trainer, I have conducted a number of training sessions, programs and activities in my career. All this make my training portfolio. A training portfolio that focuses your core market, contains defined and updated training objectives and uses … Continue reading

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Make your Training Vision a Reality

This post is specifically for the new trainers who want to start their career on successful notes. Equally, it is beneficial for those pursuing it since quite a long time and want to give their career a boost to a … Continue reading

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Fear of Change in Learning & Development

In my previous articles, I have always had talked about the changes training paradigms going on in corporate sectors all over the world. From e-learning and social networking to flexible hours and highly advanced MOOCs, we have the proof that … Continue reading

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Is the Training You’re Providing the Training Your Employees Want?

Before you read this article, try an experiment: Go to Google (or your favorite search engine) and type in “why employees love training.” Take a quick scroll through the results. Now type in “why employees hate training.” Notice the difference? … Continue reading

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Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training MOOCs

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and gamification hit the corporate training world at roughly the same time. MOOCs started to make their way into the mainstream in 2012, and while the idea of gamification has been around for more than … Continue reading

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Training in an Ad-Hoc, BYOD Environment

For more than a year now, this blog has focused on massive open online courses (MOOCs). We’ve looked at what they are, the technologies that underlie them, and their place in organizational and employee learning and development. At this point, … Continue reading

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A Dearth of Investment in Young Workers

Tyler Cown, a professor of economics at George Mason University, wrote a New York Times article, with the same title as this post (http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/08/business/a-dearth-of-investment-in-young-workers.html?_r=0).  What  is troubling is his argument that due to a slow economic recovery, that much of … Continue reading

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Gamification for Enterprises

Forrester Research (http://www.forrester.com/Gamification+Level+Up+Your+Strategic+Approach/fulltext/-/E-RES95622) recently released a new study that highlights the fact that companies just don’t understand the concept of gamification well enough in order to make it work to their advantage. This helps to confirm the point that I … Continue reading

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How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 1

Just in case you’ve been under a rock lately, here is a news update: the nature of training is changing, and fast! The recent explosion of massive open online courses (MOOCs) in higher education has brought with it a whole … Continue reading

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Rackspace Solves its Recruitment Problems

In its race with Amazon, Rackspace Hosting’s struggle over the open-source cloud computing has been epic.  The two firms compete heavily with each other over the emergence of each of there computing platforms.  Rackspace has promoted its OpenStack platform to corporate clients, … Continue reading

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