How to Build a Culture of Continuous Learning at Work
Continuous learning is the key to a more productive, flexible workplace with more engaged (and happier!) employees. Find major benefits and how to get started.
Continuous learning is the key to a more productive, flexible workplace with more engaged (and happier!) employees. Find major benefits and how to get started.
From building your learning objectives to writing questions that truly test knowledge, this is how to write quiz questions for employee training.
Safeguard your business and empower your workforce with effective cybersecurity training for employees. Discover 10 essential steps to defend against evolving threats and avoid costly breaches.
As learning experts, you can't pry the books and blogs and research articles out of our hands, or podcasts out of our ears. We're always focused on learning and we never stop seeking knowledge about the latest in employee engagement and motivation, and learning theories and technology.
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Cross-training can provide a major boost to your workforce's productivity. Discover the benefits of cross-training employees in the workplace, plus learn how to start.
From eLearning to instructor-led training to simulations and more, this is your guide to the best types of training methods for your workforce.
Embrace the future of learning with the best AI tools for training and development. Discover how these free or low-cost tools can take your team to the next level.
This guide on hard skills vs. soft skills will get you started on the main differences, a list of examples of each, and how to structure training for both.
Find safety topics for weekly meetings or your larger workplace safety training programs, along with free courses and resources you can use now!
Learn more about the key skills your healthcare professionals need and how to create an exceptional healthcare customer service training program.
This is how to handle layoffs to make things go more smoothly for employees who are laid off and avoid retention issues for those who remain after.
What is accessible eLearning, and why is it so important? Discover key regulations to follow, and how to make your online training accessible for learners.
Conducting a training needs analysis is your first step for developing a successful employee training program. This is how to get started.
ChatGPT is an engaging, intuitive, and human-like tool for web-based interactions that could transform how we consume and create employee training. Here's how.
Scenarios make training more impactful and encourage better learner engagement. Follow these key tips for better scenario-based training.
Stress can shorten lives and erode workplace culture. Stress management training can help. Here are 11 top tips to help employees handle stress.
Blue-collar workers have limited time for training. Learn about trends in safety training to make your learning training program more effective.
Lack of work-life balance can cost peace of mind, relationship health, and physical health. Here are 10 tips for better work-life balance and training.
On-the-job training for onboarding can complement your more formal training methods. Here are some tips on using it effectively.
Your effective offboarding procedure with an exiting employee is critical to their transition and to your company’s continued smooth operation.
Ever tackled the wrong do-it-yourself project? Some things are better left to the professionals. Outsourced eLearning development might be your best bet.
Remote work is here to stay, but has your organization’s training caught up with the trend? Learn how to make sure your training is remote work ready.
Cognitive load theory helps explain why some training works and some doesn’t. Use these strategies to help participants commit learning to long-term memory.
Web 3.0 and the metaverse are coming. What do technologies like VR and augmented reality mean for your employee training program?
It’s been a challenge to recruit and retain employees during the Great Resignation. Here’s how to gain and keep their loyalty.
Providing mental health training for employees is a great way to set them up for success. Here are our best tips to help them flourish.
Construction jobsites are one of the most dangerous places to work. Here's what you need to know to build your construction safety training program.
Knowing how to train employees for this next generation of work is critical. Here’s what industry 4.0 means for the future of training workers in your industry.
From topics to rollout, here’s what you need to know to get started when building your hearing conservation training program for employees.
Fire safety matters no matter what your occupation is. It could literally be the difference between life and death. Here’s your guide to workplace fire safety training.
Digital performance support offers everything you need to meet (and support) employees right where they are. These are the features to look for.
Find the food safety training topics to cover in your program, as well as examples of free courses to work from while you’re building your program.
More than just teaching tolerance, DEI training helps to build a workplace that is safe, supportive, and truly inclusive. Here’s how to build your program.
From sales support to customer production education training, here is how to roll out this type of training program (along with examples)!
Whether you already have a paper-based checklist or are starting from scratch, here are five steps to build a digital safety inspection checklist for your teams.
Research has shown that not everyone learns the same way. Consider these most common adult learning styles as you design your employee training.
xAPI in eLearning is the next level of user experience tracking if you develop training for employees. Here’s what you need to know.
Adaptive learning technology uses AI or other tech to appropriately scale training materials and complexity for your employees. Here’s how.
For Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we’re sharing four of the major design principles that can help you make your eLearning accessible to all.
Which type of training is best: asynchronous vs. synchronous? Here’s what you need to know, including pros and cons for both methods.
Cognitive load theory has a direct impact on how employees can learn and retain information. This is why it's so incredibly important to employee learning.
Localization is a crucial tool for building global brands, by building eLearning resources that are tailored to one particular place or culture. Here’s how.
Is it time to convert your instructor-led materials into an eLearning program that employees can do wherever they are? Here’s how to get started.
AR training is one of those far-off sci-fi ideas that’s already here, allowing you to design a more effective employee training plan right now. Here’s how.
Need to better support your remote workforce? Read on for 15 virtual training tips for trainers as they transition from the classroom to the screen.
Here’s how to use content curation for learning to more effectively train your employees, from a variety of sources.
Employee burnout is at an all-time high. Here’s what you can do to support your employees, and signs of burnout at work to watch for.
As we move into 2021, these are 36 eLearning statistics that will shape this year and our efforts in the employee training industry.
When it comes to eLearning trends, 2021 promises to call many traditional ways of thinking into question. These are our predictions for 2021 trends.
From a training needs analysis to ongoing assessment, this is you can develop a more effective employee training plan in 2021.
If you’re looking to bring some cheer into the winter holidays, here are our tips for navigating COVID-19 and office holidays, safely.
Need to help your employees and company grow? Read on for seven steps to create your employee development plan, from roll-out to reporting.
Here’s how to create and roll-out safe lifting training for your employees, along with a free safe lifting training online course that covers the basics.
Domestic violence training can help gatekeepers recognize warning signs of domestic violence and provide them with support to get the right help fast.
You might not think that suicide prevention training is something that you need in your field of work, but suicide prevention is everyone’s business.
Here’s how to develop and roll-out ladder safety training to your employees, along with a free ladder safety training online course that covers the basics.
How can you truly and immediately diversify your eLearning employee training materials? Here's how.
Virtual instructor-led training keeps your workforce informed and engaged. These are our tips to get started with your own virtual instructor-led programs.
Here’s what it means to move beyond the binary, with actionable tips on how you can create a gender inclusive workplace immediately and in your training resources.
Workers are at increased risk for heat-related illnesses—and even death—during summer. Heat safety training can help. Here's how to roll it out to your employees.
With entirely new technical fields and disruptive trends flooding the market, digital upskilling is more important than ever. Here's what you need to know.
From transmission reduction to sanitation and flexible work routines, our guide covers the latest research in COVID-19 office safety.
Managing remote teams requires a different approach than managing employees in real life. Here's how to do it effectively.
Measuring employee engagement requires time and effort, but it is worth both. Here are seven steps for how to measure employee engagement.
PPE training can save lives. These are the topics your training should cover and your guide on how to roll it out to employees who needs it.
Want to lessen your company's environmental impact? Here are 12 examples of corporate sustainability initiatives from 2020 to get you started.
Small changes today can lead to bigger changes tomorrow, all in service to protecting our world (and your business).
How to motivate employees to get on board with your vision for the future? Here are five creative ways to motivate your employees that work.
From handling immediate training needs to building your community culture digitally, these are the best practices for training remote employees.
How do you keep things running when you unexpectedly have to work from home?
This is how to get started with social media training for employees in 2020, from topics to cover to training frequency.
These talent development strategies can help you identify and nurture your employees’ skills to build a better workforce.
Why independent contractor training is increasingly important and steps to design a thoughtful, practical, and thorough contractor training program.
Change management training for leaders can help your employees better manage transitions. This is how to set up a training program in your company.
Read on for the top learning research articles on employee training and development and workplace engagement in 2019.
You can’t expand and grow your business if you’re constantly training new staff. Build a better employee retention program through training with these tips.
Regardless of industry or size, your employees need training. Here are ten low- or no-cost employee training options that really work.
These are ten topics to include in your new manager training (and why this type of training is still vitally important in 2020 and beyond).
How well would your employees respond to a crisis in the workplace? If the answer is “not very well,” it’s time to develop crisis management training. Here's how.
As we near the end of 2019, it’s time to look forward to what’s next in the future of corporate training. Here's what you can expect.
ADA compliance isn’t just good practice – it’s the law. These are the topics your ADA training needs to cover for both employees and managers.
Whether you work with educators, librarians, or other public-facing employees, this is what your mental health training programs should include.
Here’s your step-by-step checklist for better new hire onboarding, from your entry-level employees to key management positions.
Want to create a more inclusive work enviroment? Read on for five actionable steps to start with when creating your LGBTQ diversity training initiatives.
Leadership training for employees can be engaging, thought-provoking, and truly productive when it comes to building teams. Here's how.
These are five times when to use eLearning and some instances when it may be better to look to other training tools.
Cyberbullying training for teachers can help create a safe, supportive environment for all kids--even after school hours. This is how to roll out this type of training.
Knowing how to identify training needs of employees is the foundation on which your entire training is built. It makes sense to get it right. Here's how.
How to create accessible eLearning programs that comply with WCAG and Section 508 standards and give employees the tools they need to do their jobs.
Cyber security training for managers can affect the overall success (or failure) of your company. Here's what you need to know.
Make sure your employees are on track, in compliance, and keeping up with all of their training. Here's how to keep track of training right.
Not sure how to train employees on a new system or technology? Here are five of our favorite tips for doing it effectively and hassle-free.
Here's what we can expect when it comes to augmented reality in corporate training in the years to come, along with examples of how it's already being used today.
We all know eLearning is a growing industry and what may have been par for course in 2014 is no longer a best practice. In 2019, these are the six eLearning myths we can leave completely behind.
Emotional intelligence training for employees and your managers provides many benefits, both in and out of your workplace. Here's how to train for it.
Here are eight ways to develop more effective and engaging ethics trainings for employees in your workforce.
Ergonomics goes far beyond watching your posture. This is how to create the best ergonomics training courses for your employees (and why it matters!).
Read on for the real cost of training new employees, how to reduce that cost, along with risks of not giving your employees the training they need.
Knowing how to get employees excited about training is the key to improving employee satisfaction (and business success!). Here's how to motivate them.
There are many benefits of blended learning in the workplace. Here are eight of the best.
Provide a major boost to your workforce's productivity, performance, and bottom line with cross-training. Here's why cross-training employees is so important and how to get started.
Experiential learning can revolutionize how companies train their employees and develop leaders from within. These are the major benefits of experiential learning for your workforce.
Attacks on personal data through healthcare providers is on the rise, which is why healthcare cyber security training is so vital. Here's how you can deliver the training your employees need to prevent data breaches.
Workers with soft skills training are 12% more productive, which translates into a 256% ROI. Here's how to develop soft skills in the workplace effectively.
Every employee needs training, but many will unfortunately resist it because of time or other factors. This is how you can reduce training friction for your employees.
Using an LMS for small business takes the guesswork out of employee training. Here's how to find the best one for your small business.
You know restaurants don’t run themselves; here’s how to train your people to run them even better with a dedicated restaurant manager training program.
Cyber security training for beginners is a crucial element of any employee training program. Here's what to include in yours.
Adult learning theory is the data-backed way into the minds of adults. Understanding it can help you create better eLearning opportunities for your employees. Here's how.
A forty-year study of diversity training has found that some types of diversity training do work – when it’s done right. Here’s how.
Corporate finance training goes beyond keeping employees up-to-date on developments in the world of finance. Here's what it needs to include.
Microlearning is quick, accessible learning that offers your employees information when they need it, where they need it. But, just like all forms of training, different types of microlearning allow you to meet your varying goals.
It takes 71 hours to create a one-hour eLearning course. Developing an eLearning course takes time, but there are ways to speed up the process without compromising quality. Here's how.
It's possible for small-medium businesses to find sustainable and affordable eLearning solutions to train employees. From assessment to ongoing audits, here's how to get started with eLearning for your SMB.
It’s a common mistake that even successful businesses make: not formally training new employees. Here's how to train your new employees effectively with a new hire training checklist.
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.
Easily applicable, no wasted time, and it makes good (money) sense, along with other major advantages of on-the-job training. Read on to learn more.
Workplace violence is not something we can ignore as business leaders. Here are steps you can take right now to prevent violent incidents in the future.
The goal of HIPAA compliance training is to protect your patients, not just fulfill a regulatory requirement. This is how to roll out HIPAA training for employees that works.
If an employee touches a computer, they need cyber security training. Here's how to make it actually worth their (and your) time.
Ready to create a strong foundation for your eLearning initiatives? Learn the basics of creating solid learning objectives from industry experts.
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.
Do you have an advocate on your side, or someone who's going to disappear at 2 PM on Friday afternoon? How to choose a vendor based on customer service standards.
What we learned about the brain and training in 2017, and how to apply it to your employee learning programs.
Geofencing technology is increasingly providing cutting-edge and immediate access to on-the-ground and mobile employee training. This is how it works.
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.
Gamification in eLearning is only as successful as the planning behind it. Here are five ways to make gamification in the workplace effective.
From massive security scares to clunky frights, it's time to switch your outdated Flash courses to HTML5. Here's why and how to get started.
Quincy Conley, a Learning Scientist, explains how we can apply culinary lessons to create enchanting and quality eLearning experiences for our employees.
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.
At EdgePoint Learning, we're thrilled to announce our new partnership with PinPoint Workforce, the world's first mobile-native learning and compliance system.
Saving money and employee time? These are only two of the many benefits of eLearning for your workforce. Read on to learn more.
mLearning isn't just eLearning designed for mobile phones and tablets. It uses the advantages of mobile devices to open up huge potentials for training your global workforce. Here's how it works.
Find over 25 free eLearning authoring tools to create your custom courses in 2019. We also break down the 6 steps for creating the best learning programs.
Instructor-led training is the traditional, formal version of training that takes place in a classroom, while eLearning can be taken at anytime from an internet-connected device. Read on to learn more.
Two of our specialties here at EdgePoint Learning are business skills and sales training.
Sometimes the hardest part of any training, instructional design or technical writing job is gathering the right information from the right people.
In this global economy where companies have offices all over the world, sometimes your courses will need to be translated and localized.