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Training magazine’s Training Top 125 Award winners are the organizations with the most successful learning and development programs in the world. Download the 2019 application today!

 
Online Learning Conference:  October 8 (pm) – 10

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Leader and Social Media

Most of your employees are familiar with at least one social media site, whether that’s Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, LinkedIn, or another. Understanding how to use these platforms to build relationships with new and prospective customers—and even colleagues—is essential these days.

Social media is more than a collaboration and marketing tool; it also can be a tool to develop leaders.

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This year, the youngest of the Baby Boomer leaders will turn 61, and simple demographics assures that the need to replace the exodus of these aging leaders will accelerate rapidly over the next four to six years.

And is your organization doing enough to develop them?

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: STRATEGIC ONBOARDING—HELP NEW HIRES BELONG AND DELIVER RESULTS

When new hires choose your company as “the one,” it’s a big deal for them and you. And it’s personal. There’s nothing they want more than to belong — to fit in, understand their role, learn the ropes, and add value to the organization right away.

Because it’s personal, one-size onboarding isn’t going to work. Organizations should look at the new hire onboarding process as a complete experience. In fact, onboarding should begin from the moment the candidate says, “Yes.” That means personalizing the offer letter and pre-boarding experience and creating more than a task checklist about workspaces, computers, and paperwork. Strategic onboarding rapidly engages enthusiastic new hires into the life of the organization and keeps them continuously engaged with every career move or transition.

Why is it so important to get onboarding right?

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4 Opportunities to Share Your Training Expertise

Now's the time to think about submitting a Training 2019 Conference & Expo speaker session proposal, entering the Top Training Video Awards (TTVs), nominating an Emerging Training Leader, and applying for the 2019 Training Top 125.

The Leader & Social Media

Social media is more than a collaboration and marketing tool; it also can be a tool to develop leaders.

Training magazine Ranks 2018 Training Top 125 Organizations

Training magazine recognized the 2018 Training Top 125 winners with crystal awards and revealed their rankings during a black-tie gala held last night during the Training 2018 Conference & Expo at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA.

Nominate a 2018 Emerging Training Leader Today!

Training magazine’s 2018 Emerging Training Leaders awards program aims to recognize training professionals who are relatively new to the training/learning and development industry and who have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills, business savvy, and training instincts. Nominate a colleague or co-worker by June 18, 2018. DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 25!

Life and Work Lessons from Playing Soccer

Prepared strategies and tactics are useful, but so, too, is the spontaneity that can radically change the direction of the game. Take a risk, be bold, and, most importantly, enjoy!

Training Top 125 Best Practice: Emser Tile, LLC’s Master’s Program

The second of the three-dimensional Emser University programs, “Master’s Program” targets employees who have been working at Emser for six to eight months. The program gets to the core of managing accounts, customer and employee relationships, and the overall business.

The Importance of Training for Memory Retention

It is important to consider retention when planning training for employees. By employing strategies such as reintroducing the material, activating the information, and using spaced repetition, learners may remember more of the knowledge gained during training.

Engineering a Solution to Lackluster Employee Engagement

A data-driven model can help organizations understand the different dimensions of employee engagement, in turn helping companies develop more targeted strategies to improve engagement where it matters most.

Are You Performing at Your Highest Potential?

If you fail in your job or business, you may experience the apprehension of failing again in another profession. Apprehension prevents you from working at your highest potential. It also prevents you from experiencing whatever is happening in your life to its fullest.

A Journey Toward More Effective Training

In journey-based learning, the focus is on building habits over time by combining small milestones with brief peer-level educational opportunities.

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Training Top 125

2017 Training Top 125 winners demonstrated a strong focus on effective training and employee development tied to corporate strategic goals and business impact.

From the Editor

While editing one of the articles, “Lessons for New L&D Leaders,” for this issue, I read something that struck a chord: “When meeting with peers and up-line colleagues, ask: ‘How can I help you

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