Training Today: Motel 6/Studio 6 Revamp Training Efforts
Motel 6 and Studio 6 turned the light on their training framework, revamping it in an effort to improve quality and consistency within the network. The new training structure aims to focus on the development of Motel 6/Studio 6 team members, ensuring they understand the “why” behind each course and providing them with supportive coaching along the way.
When You Meet for the First Time
By Jason W. Womack, MEd, MA When you’re meeting with someone—for example, a new customer or a potential vendor—you will get more from that meeting if you understand learning preferences. During a discussion, I once heard a client say, “I have a clear picture of what you’re talking about.” I did not understand—we were on the phone, and I hadn’t sent anything to look at ahead of time.
Soapbox: iPad Takes on Sales Mission
By Sairaj Vaithilingam, Director, Content and Design Services, and Ramanathan Srinivasan, Senior Consultant, Learning Solutions Group, Cognizant Learning Solutions Group Why can’t I learn what I want, when I want? This is a common question posed by the sales personnel at Cognizant. With the company growing at an industry-leading clip and expanding its workforce,
An Untapped Talent Pool
By Margery Weinstein
There’s an App for That!
By Gail Dutton
Is Technology Fulfilling Its Promise?
By Margery Weinstein
L&D Best Practices: Technology and Technical Development
Technology By Andrew B. Wolff, PhD, L&D Educational Methods Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers
PwC Opens Up
By Margery Weinstein Coming up with the latest and greatest learning curriculum for employees year after year can be overwhelming—especially if you work for a small or mid-size company with minimal resources. Fortunately, there is a burgeoning trend that three-time No. 1 Top 125er PwC is helping to “open” up. In creating PwC Open University, the professional services firm has opened up its vault of training materials, including 150 courses, a growing number of which are CPE accredited.
Soapbox: Old Habits Die Hard
By Tim Hagen, President, Sales Progress
Last Word: The Electronic Brick Wall
By Peter Post, Director, The Emily Post Institute It’s happened over and over again: