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  • March 29, 2017

    Coding Is Now For Everyone: How All Your Employees Can Be Coders

    By: Andrew Fayad

    GE CEO Jeff Immelt made waves when he announced in late 2016 that every new GE hire–whether they’re in marketing, product design, programming, operations, finance, or any number of the tech giant’s departments–would learn to code as part of their onboarding process. But why? Isn’t that why you hire programmers? But as we sleep, wear, […]

  • January 30, 2017

    Training Shelf Life: Redesign Your Digital Learning So it Doesn’t Go Stale

    By: Andrew Fayad

    When we talk about training “shelf life,” we’re defining how long content stays fresh, engaging, and relevant without a redesign. Too often training is designed with the idea that it’ll be perpetually evergreen and always applicable. Of course, those who have taken a course with actors in bell bottoms and aviators can tell you that […]

  • January 06, 2017

    How to Use The Golden Rule for the Perfect Training Balance

    By: Andrew Fayad

    If the golden rule is “do unto others as you would have them do unto you,” then why are so many learners forced to go through mandatory training that only serves to benefit their organization? Sure, improvement on a company-wide level is important, but it can also seem self-serving–and not for the individual. Whether you’re […]

  • February 01, 2016

    How to Create Training For Employees That Are Always On The Go

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Sales reps; casino workers; hospitality employees: If there’s one common thread between these professions, it’s an almost chronic lack of time. That’s because these unconventional employees are constantly in motion, whether it’s closing the deal or offering stellar customer service. Still, these movers and shakers often require training, even if they don’t have the time to […]

  • June 25, 2014

    The 7 Deadly Sins of Starting an eLearning Initiative

    By: Andrew Fayad

    If you’re new to the whole eLearning design and development arena, there’s definitely going to be some apprehension involved. After all, if you’re the one who brought the solution to the table, it’s up to you to make sure it’s successful. In essence that translates to one key component: Not screwing up. And, while the task of […]

  • May 15, 2014

    The Fortune 100: Why and How They’re Using eLearning

    By: Andrew Fayad

    There’s a reason the Fortune 100 make the cut as the professional elite in America: They know how to apply their resources. This is especially true when it comes to company training through eLearning. By recognizing the value of eLearning, multimedia training and even gamification, Fortune 100 companies get a leg up on the competition to keep […]

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