for February, 2014

Learning On-The-Go

Posted on February 18, 2014 in Client Blog, Training Academy - 0 comments - 6

Employee training through social media and online programs is transforming workplace development. Not only can companies develop multiple teaching tools inexpensively, but they have more flexibility in how and when to train. The social learning approach fits well with the younger generation who is used to going online and playing games. However, such generational technology gap between managerial staff and younger employees presents a practical challenge in training and development at the workplace. Read more about this here.

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Need for Generational Training

Posted on February 11, 2014 in Client Blog, Training Academy - 0 comments - 6

Generational differences will be an increasingly evident problem at the workplace. Picture this – The senior generation writes off Millennials because they misunderstand that generation’s behavior; younger people leave the company out of frustration without any promotion prospects and the employer won’t have its next generation of leaders. Generational diversity is important to the sustainability of an organization, thus training programs that offer generational awareness will be the way forward to cultivate harmonious relationships at the workplace. Find out more about how your organization can benefit from generational training here.

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What Employers Need To Know About the Class of 2013

Posted on February 10, 2014 in Client Blog, Training Academy - 0 comments - 6

To attract and retain the finest young talent, employers must first understand how Millennials look for at the workplace and what it takes to hold on to them. A recent survey revealed that majority of the Class of 2013 does not have much work experience, and they plan to search for jobs via social media channels like Linkedin. Find out more about the survey here.

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5 Qualities of Companies with Excellent Customer Service

Posted on February 10, 2014 in Client Blog, Training Academy - 0 comments - 6

In some of our previous articles we mentioned how social media has revolutionised customer service and marketing strategies. While more and more customers nowadays expect customer service to respond on social media 24/7, how do you make sure your company stands out from the crowd? The truth is, great customer service is not rocket science. Follow these simple principles here to ensure that your company offers excellent service that makes your customers keep coming back for more.

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6 Phases of Lifetime Career Engagement

Posted on February 7, 2014 in Candidate Blog, Newsroom - 0 comments - 4

No matter where you are in your lifetime career journey, you need to remember that you always have options and you can design your career trajectory. Your priorities may change over time along with life-changing decisions, e.g. marriage, and it helps to know where you are before you contemplate where you want to go. Generational career navigation gives you an opportunity to adjust your professional development strategy accordingly and be career nimble throughout your life. Learn more about the 6 phases of career development here.

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How to Write a Professional Bio

Posted on February 6, 2014 in Candidate Blog, Newsroom - 0 comments - 6

It’s the time of the year again – time to apply for summer internships and jobs. As social media grows more and more popular, your Linkedin, Twitter, Facebook profiles are integrated into the job application process as a representation of yourself online. A great professional bio not only demonstrates professionalism and highlights your strengths, but also lets your personality shine through. Find out more about how to create a professional bio here.

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Gamification will be the Trend in Training

Posted on February 6, 2014 in Client Blog, Training Academy - 0 comments - 6

Gamified training will be a hot trend in improving workforce performance in the coming year. Mobile g-learning sessions has proven successful in not only engaging employees, but also attracting new ones. The key in gamification lies in interactivity and immediate hands-on learning that is relevant to employees’ day-to-day responsibility, keeping them motivated to complete courses through a combination of rewards, peer pressure and competition. Gamified or not, training that stays focused on how people learn best across all formats, is destined to succeed. Learn more about the benefits of gamified training here.

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