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Turning the Spotlight on Video Training

Some 4 out of 10 respondents not planning to use video indicated they don’t think video is as effective as in-person training, according to a national survey of 100 Human Resources and business decision-makers about perceptions of video as a training tool conducted by Sonic Foundry/HR and CIO Dive Brand Studio. 

Figuring Out What Sticks

Adaptive learning provides insight into what’s sticking with learners and what isn’t, allowing employers to better understand what employees find interesting and the content being retained. 

Can Smart Tech Be Too Smart?

Technology such as artificial intelligence (AI) potentially can have a seismic effect on both the workforce and training and development. 

Top 10 Hall of Fame Outstanding Training Initiatives (Sept./Oct. 2019)

Each year Training magazine requires all Training Top 10 Hall of Famers to submit an Outstanding Training Initiative that is shared with our readers in a print issue. Here are the details of Keller Williams Realty, Inc.’s new tech training; KPMG’s industry simulations; and digital upskilling at PwC.

L&D Best Practices: Strategies For Success (Sept./Oct. 2019)

Training magazine taps 2019 Training Top 125 winners and Top 10 Hall of Famers to provide their learning and development best practices in each issue. Here, we look at ADP’s best practices for building a retention strategy and how SE2 overcame the challenges of upgrading its learning and development offerings.

Games People Play—To Learn

Law firms Hogan Lovells and Littler Mendelson use liveaction simulations in their leadership development and workplace respect programs, respectively. KPMG leverages a gamified, Web-based learning app to help new and current employees understand what, exactly, the audit, tax, and advisory services firm offers clients. Verizon helps store managers know what to do during a robbery via a virtual reality simulation. The games may be fun, but they have a serious side—providing employees with the vital information and skills they need to do their jobs.

Game Gains

Advancing technology continues to help organizations create games and simulations that make training both effective and fun.

AI Or Just Sci-Fi?

A look at artificial intelligence’s current and potential impact on training and the workforce.

Trade Show Training

The VP of Marketing and Sales from headquarters created an incentive program for the sales staff based on the number of leads attained each day. What could go wrong? Plenty!

The Disengagement Epidemic: Can ONA Rescue Us?

A tool called Organization Network Analysis (ONA) allows companies to uncover their hidden Zappers—those who create energy—and connect them together into networks that fuel discretionary effort.


Training Top 125

Applying for Training magazine’s 2020 Training Top 125 awards program can help you benchmark the excellence and effectiveness of your employee training and development.

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