Microlearning vs. Traditional Learning

In today’s fast-paced world, keeping up with a rapidly changing landscape is crucial to stay ahead of the competition. Incredible technological advancements have transformed how we work and learn, paving the way for an innovative solution – microlearning. But what is microlearning exactly? How does it differ from traditional learning? In this blog, we’ll take […]

4 Types of Training to Close Your Workforce Skills Gap

So you’re experiencing the dreaded “workforce skills gap” and wondering what to do. First, recognize that you’re not alone. More and more organizations see widening skills gaps as risks in the face of digital transformation, fierce hiring competition, and the need to do more with less. Additionally, individual employees also recognize the risks of their […]

Build Training That Speeds Up Your Business

We hear it all the time: “There’s never enough time for training.” But today, training is more important than ever. Organizations are changing at an ever-increasing rate. We need to adopt new technologies, launch new products, and adapt to competitor moves faster and faster. It’s hard for employees to keep up! 80% of CEOs say […]

How one distributor’s combo of tech and training reduced out-of-stocks by 96%

Summit Distributing is a leading beer distributor based in St. Louis, Missouri. Summit distributes over 2,000 beer SKUs to nearly 3,000 retail customers throughout the Midwest United States. Summit’s Business Objective: How do we stock each of our 3,000 retail customers with the right mix of beer products at the right time? Multiple-Choice Question: How […]

4 Ways to Calculate the ROI of Training (+ Free Templates)

In an economic climate where every organization needs to “do more with less,” workplace learning is more essential than ever. Everyone agrees that training is important, but it’s notoriously hard to prove the direct link between learning and business outcomes. In the past, it was enough to suggest a correlation between learning and the bottom […]

New Hire Onboarding Checklist

Ownership: the missing piece in employee onboarding checklists You know that good employee onboarding programs turn timid new hires into thriving performers. You understand what steps need to be included in your new hire onboarding checklist. But… who the heck owns those steps? And how do you hold them accountable? All too often, organizations forget […]

The Numbers Speak: A Look at Microlearning and Online Learning Statistics for 2023

In today’s fast-paced world, keeping up with the latest technologies and training methods can be a challenge for any company. With the rise of microlearning, however, businesses are finding a new way to stay ahead of the curve. By delivering bite-sized pieces of knowledge to learners at just the right time, microlearning offers a powerful […]

How to Improve Training with Better Multiple-Choice Questions

Multiple-Choice Question: How many multiple-choice questions have you answered in your life? A. More than you can shake a No. 2 pencil atB. So many that you dream about filling in bubblesC. Too many to count, but you’re pretty sure the answer is DD. All of the above Answer: D. All of the above. Multiple-choice […]

Mercedes Benz is a top destination for technical talent. Here’s why.

Patricia Sames leads technician training at Mercedes Benz Manhattan (MBM). She has honed her craft through over 20 years training Mercedes Benz technicians in the United States, Europe, and Australia. In an environment of ferocious competition for technical talent, the expertise that Pat brings to Mercedes Benz is invaluable. What sets her apart? The data-driven […]

Behind-the-Scenes of Concert Security

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How the Drummer of KANSAS and a Former CIA Officer Teamed Up to Make Concerts Safer Ray Powers and Phil Ehart have a wealth of knowledge when it comes to venue security. Ray has served as a security consultant to some of the biggest-selling music artists in the world. As the founding member, drummer, and […]