Blog - Rebecca Irby

  • August 28, 2018
  • June 05, 2018

    The 2018 eLearning Trends You Can Expect To See & What You Need To Know

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    One spring day, Elon Musk and Warren Buffet were bickering, as billionaires often do, about which types of investments are the most profitable. Buffet said he likes stable companies that monopolize their markets. Musk said he prefers businesses that continuously disrupt their respective markets with innovation. It’s pretty safe to say they’re both right. Innovate so […]

  • January 16, 2018

    Developing a RIDE or Die Leadership Mentality at ELM

    By: Andrew Fayad and Paul Fayad

    Leaders Are Made, but Servant Leaders Are Born Some think you can’t make talent; you’re just born with it. Others think that after 10,000 hours of training you’ll become expert at anything. In terms of servant leadership, we think it’s both, in that order. (A multitude of different leadership styles exist, but we’ve chosen servant […]

  • June 25, 2017

    How to Attract and Retain Millennials in the Workplace

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Corporations, desperate for skilled labor, are searching all over the world for anyone who can think outside the box. The problem is, all of the ping pong tables, free lunches, and incentives in the world may attract the top talent, but it doesn’t make them stay. What’s the point of hiring innovative people if you […]

  • June 08, 2017

    Roundup Series: Performance Management

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Performance Mangement is getting a lot of attention these days as more and more companies begin to realize that their current process is outdated or inefficient. Many of our clients have come to us looking for a new solution to their outdated, traditional performance reviews, that do not address many of their constant pain points like:

  • May 31, 2017

    2017 eLearning Industry Spring Report And Analysis

    By: Andrew Fayad

    In order to help companies make the most of the opportunities 2017 presents, ELM commissioned a survey in Q1 exploring a range of factors that directly impact the quality of corporate learning programs. We surveyed 100 L&D leaders from Chief Learning Officers and executives to directors and managers to see what they were focused on […]

  • May 25, 2017

    This is What Perfect Onboarding Looks Like

    By: Eunjae Kim

    Real talk: Most onboarding is bad. Really, really bad. And we get it since good onboarding takes a significant time investment that frankly, not all organizations have at their disposal. But what might seem like a luxury should be regarded as a necessity—that is, as long as it’s done well.

  • May 23, 2017

    4 Things You Can Do Today to Improve Employee Engagement

    By: Andrew Fayad

    When you’re looking for ways to get employees more invested in their roles, it can seem like most suggestions revolve around the long game. Sure, we tout mentoring as an awesome way to increase engagement, but building relationships don’t happen overnight. Still, it is possible to start now—like, right this minute—to help build up employee […]

  • April 25, 2017

    This is What Google is Doing to Reinvent Their Certification Course

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Think about the time you took the written test for your driver’s license: You were probably nervous, with the sweaty palms and weak knees to prove it. You might have felt unprepared because no matter how much you studied, you were left completely at the mercy of a pass or fail grade at the end […]

  • January 22, 2017

    The Goldilocks Effect: And Other Signs that You have a Learning Gap

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    1. The Goldilocks Principle in e-Learning The Goldilocks Principle is the cognitive effect that people, when confronted with similar choices, tend to gravitate towards the more moderate option. It derives from a children’s story in which Goldilocks finds that she prefers the bowl of porridge that neither too hot nor too cold, but has just […]

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