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Where Should Small-Medium Businesses Start With eLearning?

It's possible for small-medium businesses to find sustainable and affordable eLearning solutions to train their employees. From assessment to ongoing audits, here's how to get started with eLearning for your SMB.

May 16, 2018

How To Conduct A Training Needs Analysis

Conducting a training needs analysis (TNA) before you start putting together your training program is a crucial step to developing more effective training materials and capturing the best use of your production time. Here's how to get started.

Apr 18, 2018

How to Train Your New Employees Effectively (And Why It's So Necessary)

It’s a common mistake that even the most successful businesses make: not formally training new employees. Here's how to train your new employees effectively.

Apr 11, 2018

6 Tips For Developing The Most Effective Corporate Sales Training Program

When you're developing your employee training for the year, it's easy to lump the sales team into your wider net of corporate training. But, doing so can be a recipe for disaster (and unfinished courses). Here's how to create effective corporate sales training.

Mar 28, 2018

What Are The Major On-The-Job Training Advantages?

On-the-job training is explicit, prescribed, and delivered at the workplace. It prepares your employees for real-time engagement wherever they need it most, along with other major advantages.

Mar 21, 2018

7 Crucial Topics To Include In Your Employee Safety Training Program

What makes an employee safety training program particularly effective? Start by covering seven key topics that are applicable to almost every industry.

Mar 14, 2018

How To Prevent Workplace Violence - 7 Steps To Take Right Now

Workplace violence is not something we can ignore as business leaders. Here are seven steps you can begin to take right now to prevent violent incidents in the future.

Feb 28, 2018

HIPAA Compliance Training 101 | What Do Your Employees Need?

Ultimately, the goal of HIPAA compliance training is to protect your customers, not just fill a regulatory requirement. What are the goals of this training, and how can you best roll it out to your employees?

Feb 14, 2018

How To Create Effective Cyber Security Training For Your Employees

If an employee touches a computer, they need cyber security training. Here's how to make it actually worth their (and your) time.

Feb 01, 2018

Building A Strong Foundation For Training With Solid Learning Objectives

Ready to create a strong foundation for your 2018 training? Learn the basics of creating solid learning objectives.

Jan 24, 2018

Rethinking Online Sexual Harassment Training After #MeToo

Effective online sexual harassment training means more than sitting employees in front of a screen and saying, “Don’t do it.” Here's how to make it effective.

Jan 17, 2018

How To Make A Successful Vendor Selection | Ask Yourself These 5 Customer Service Questions

Do you have an advocate on your side, or someone who's going to disappear at 2 PM on Friday afternoon?

Jan 10, 2018

12 Neuroscience Breakthroughs That Will Help Improve Your Training

What we learned about the brain and training.

Dec 20, 2017

How Geofencing Can Revolutionize Your On-The-Ground Employee Training

Geofencing technology—originally used for retail sales—is increasingly providing cutting-edge and immediate access for recruitment and employee training programs.

Dec 13, 2017

Capturing Millennial Employee Attention In a World Where We Work from Anywhere

You can capture millennial employees' attention by knowing what drives them, what you can learn from them, and how to capture their attention in a world where we work from anywhere.

Nov 29, 2017

Gamification In eLearning | What Works And What Doesn't?

Gamification in eLearning is only as successful as the planning behind it. Here are five ways to make gamification in the workplace effective.

Nov 08, 2017

It's Time To Move Your Training To HTML5, Because Flash Is Super Dead

From massive security scares to clunky frights, it's time to switch your outdated Flash courses to HTML5. Here's why.

Oct 25, 2017

How-To Create Nobu Quality eLearning Experiences Using Visual Design Guidelines

Quincy Conley, a Learning Scientist, explains how we can apply culinary lessons to create enchanting and quality eLearning experiences for our employees.

Oct 16, 2017

How To Make A Successful Business Case For eLearning Development

You know that eLearning can provide your company with the best training, but you have to convince your boss. Concerned? We've got it down to ten major steps.

Oct 11, 2017

EdgePoint Announces Partnership With PinPoint Workforce, The First Mobile-Native Learning System

At EdgePoint Learning, we're thrilled to announce our new partnership with PinPoint Workforce, the world's first mobile-native learning and compliance system.

Sep 09, 2017

5 Of The Best Practices For Employee Onboarding

Providing an effective onboarding process can and will improve your employee retention. Here's how to do it right.

Aug 12, 2017

This Is How Microlearning Creates Just In Time Training For Your Company

Microlearning was born out of the necessity to create quick, accessible training for employees—right when they need it the most.

Jul 31, 2017

12 Absolutely Amazing Advantages Of eLearning For Your Employees

Saving money and employee time? These are only two of the many advantages of eLearning for your workforce.

Jun 13, 2017

What Is mLearning, Or Mobile Learning?

mLearning isn't just eLearning that's designed for mobile phones and tablets. It uses the advantages of mobile devices to create more focused training materials for your employees.

May 17, 2017

Top 10 Types of Employee Training

Matching the types of employee training to your employee needs can ensure your employees receive the information they need, in the format best suited for it.

Apr 27, 2017

How To Create Your Custom eLearning Course, With 25 Free Tools

You can create a custom eLearning course. We lay out the six steps every successful eLearning project follows, and then talk about the 25 free tools you can use today to make it happen.

Apr 02, 2017

Instructor-led Training vs. eLearning

Instructor-led or eLearning, find out what type of training is right for you.

Mar 01, 2017

Sales Training Best Practices

Two of our specialties here at EdgePoint Learning are business skills and sales training.

Jul 01, 2016

Technical Training Best Practices

One of our specialties at EdgePoint Learning is technical training.

Jun 15, 2016

Is It Time to Evaluate Your Training Strategy?

It's always a good idea to evaluate your training strategy at least once a year.

Jun 01, 2016

How to Work with Subject Matter Experts

Sometimes the hardest part of any training, instructional design or technical writing job is gathering the right information from the right people. 

May 01, 2016

What's the Key to Creating a Successful eLearning Project?

What's the key to creating a successful eLearning project? Having a proven development process!

Mar 15, 2016

Quick Tips for Localization

In this global economy where companies have offices all over the world, sometimes your courses will need to be translated and localized.

Jan 15, 2016

When to Outsource Your eLearning

Even if you have the best instructional design and training team, you'll sometimes need to outsource your eLearning. But how do you know?

Dec 15, 2015

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