Blog - Andrew Fayad

  • September 15, 2015

    Startup Hiring Practices: How ELM Used Culture as a Currency

    By: Andrew Fayad

    It’s a bit of a business catch-22: Startups are in desperate need of brilliant talent to take off, but the best of the best are already working with more established companies. This is where we had to be creative to come up with some cool startup hiring practices. At ELM, we’re well-versed in startup hiring; […]

  • June 30, 2015

    Why Instagram is Perfect for Learners with Commitment Issues

    By: Andrew Fayad

    It shouldn’t be a surprise that your learners are busy. Between their work responsibilities, family life, and side hustles, they don’t have enough hours in the day as it is. The idea of a long training session (especially if it isn’t mandatory) can make even the most career-driving individual suffer from commitment issues.

  • May 15, 2015

    Why High-Impact Learning Organizations Have All the Luck

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Making workplace training a priority is one thing. Making it one of the centerpieces of a successful business strategy? That’s the practice of a High-Impact Learning Organization (HILO). A HILO is one that reaps benefits like increased globalization and better organizational alignment from creating learning and management opportunities for all employees.

  • April 20, 2015

    3 Ways Successful Companies Use eLearning for Leadership Training

    By: Andrew Fayad

    From Mattel to General Mills, Google to Twitter, there are companies that regularly top “Best Companies to Work For” lists for publications the world over. But it’s not just the free cereal bar and the nap pods that skyrockets an organization’s employee satisfaction rates. Successful leadership training plays a huge role in employee quality of […]

  • April 14, 2015

    Multitasking Vs. Continuous Partial Attention

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    Multitasking Vs. Continuous Partial Attention Continuous Partial Attention (CPA) is an automatic process that enables people to simultaneously pay attention to several sources of information, whilst scanning for relevant information. It allows people to shift from superficially concentrating on a lot of information to focusing on highly relevant information during a short attention span.

  • April 07, 2015

    Stop, Collaborate, and Beacon: Why GPS Might Hold the Key to Talent Management

    By: Andrew Fayad

    If the idea of being tracked gives you Orwell-esque “big brother” vibes, you might not love what’s trending now in talent management: Beacons. But letting coworkers know where to find you shouldn’t make you think the NSA is over your shoulder. Instead, it’s a method of collaboration gaining traction in organizations like Google.

  • February 23, 2015

    Are GoPro and the NHL Creating an eLearning Dream Team?

    By: Andrew Fayad

    For the first time ever, GoPro announced in January that it would officially be partnering with a national sports league: The NHL. And while past efforts to enhance the watchability of hockey have fallen flat (we all remember the FOX glowing puck disaster of ’98) this partnership promises to be a benefit for hockey lovers […]

  • February 19, 2015

    FB@Work: Facebook Time Wasting Costs Employers $650 Billion per Year

    By: Aaron Hill

    Employers lose 650 billion (with a B) big ones each year thanks to the workforce’s obsession with social media. Blocking, banning and bullying hasn’t worked to turn off the spigot, so does it make sense to harness the medium by adding a new Facebook platform to the corporate mix and requiring, or at least sanctioning, its […]

  • October 28, 2014

    Feeling Lost? 5 Tips for Mapping Learning Objectives

    By: Andrew Fayad

    With so much new technology, technique and trends, it’s easy to let your learning get lost in the shuffle. After all, you want to take advantage of anything that could help your learners, but not at the risk of losing your way – or your focus. By asking some tough questions, properly mapping out your […]

  • July 08, 2014

    Be Fruitful: How ILVT Sweetens mLearning

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    It’s no secret that mLearning is a revolution in eLearning, and for good reason. Forrester reports that 66 percent of people use two or more mobile devices every day, including phones and tablets. Mobile learning trends indicates that this number will rise. With that type of usage, mLearning is a no-brainer: Your learners already have […]

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