Avoid Wasting Time on Unnecessary Employee Training with These Six Steps

Let’s face it; employee training can be a tedious and taxing process. Today’s employees are very busy and often overwhelmed, so it can be tough to carve out enough time for training. So, if they are making an effort, ensure they are not wasting their time. Don’t make your team spend hours of their day on training that isn’t relevant to them. Maximize everyone’s efforts by incorporating these six tips into your team training strategy. Reinforce the benefits. Ensure your employees know the value and benefits of employee training courses. Explaining what’s in it for them and how it impacts their future, helps motivate and keep them engaged. If they know that the classes encourage workplace development, improve skills, and make them more desirable employees, they are more likely to put forth the maximum effort. Provide small increments of information at a time. Too much detailed information at one time will cause employees to become overwhelmed, and they will quickly lose interest. To keep your team fully engaged, break the news down into small, manageable portions. Make sure it can be accessed outside of the office. Most employees will not want to waste precious hours worrying about training. Create a training system that is easily accessed on the go. This way, employees with initiative can work on their training sessions while sitting at soccer practice or during their morning commute, rather than compromising their workload. Utilize quizzes. In a study done by Harvard researchers, students who were quizzed took more notes and reported that their minds wandered less. Another finding showed that students who were tested after each segment...

Why you need a Training Plan a Makeover in 2020

It’s that time of year again! All around the country, people have made resolutions to eat healthy, be active, spend less, and sleep more, but makeovers are not just for people! True business leaders should be busy working on overhauling their employee training programs. If you aren’t taking this step, make modernizing your company’s training program a top priority for the new year.  Here are four reasons why you should revamp your employee training program in 2020. Your training program is too generic. Trying to design an employee training program that accommodates every employee can easily leave you feeling overwhelmed and going nowhere fast. Usually, when this happens, the training program ends up being generic and stale. It is never beneficial to settle for a standard plan that services every employee. While there will be a few overarching categories that everyone should know, the majority of the employee training program should be position focused. Concentrate on creating a training program for each specific role that gives each employee the tools to succeed in their position. A streamlined and role specific program will provide a clear path to productivity for each employee, regardless of their responsibilities. Your training program is boring and outdated. Employee training programs centered on meetings, outdated videos, and PowerPoints are mind-numbing! If this sounds like your program, it’s definitely time for an upgrade. With today’s amazing technology it is easy to find modern software that is effective while still engaging. Look for online training programs that are easy for employees to access and have the content to keep them interested and learning. Your training program complicates leaning....

A Quick Walk Through of Conductor

If your managers are losing their minds trying to manage a business, train employees, and track their progress, it’s time to streamline your process. With a program like Conductor Orchestrating Training, you can quickly create reports requested by surveyors, track employee training efficiently, and, most importantly, help your staff succeed with by helping them stay up-to-date with licenses and certifications. Conductor is easy to use, yet flexible and powerful enough to handle the training needs of even the largest organizations. Keep reading for a quick walk through of Conductor’s superior software and learn why your company needs this today. Store Information for Each Individual. Conductor’s profile screen organizes all students’ information. Conductor can also group, sort, and filter thousands employees by common factors identified by you. With Conductor you can also import profile information from an existing database, track modifications, and communicate with students. Organize training tools. Conductor’s catalog screen serves many purposes. While assisting with the management of training, it logically organizes all of your training classes, seminars, computer based training modules, licenses, and certifications. The catalog screen provides anything you need to track, from drivers licenses all of the way to liability insurance renewals. Just like it does for your employees, Conductor creates an easy-to-understand profile for each training item. It sorts these criteria by position and location, making creating training plans for specific groups of students incredibility intuitive. Create and assign plans. The compose screen organizes your program even further by grouping training items into course templates, which allows you to assign a complete training plan in one quick step. Set prerequisites within a course to...