Making Compliance Training More Strategic

For most organizations, compliance training is seen as a transactional process, focused only on grinding out completions and checking boxes. Even though most employees must go through some form of compliance training, and it can account for a good chunk of an employee’s annual learning, companies do not expect much in the way of outcomes. Only about one-third see compliance training as an opportunity to further employee development.

What Skills Are Most Critical for Talent Acquisition Professionals?

Talent Acquisition (TA) has different specializations, much like Learning or Compliance. Talent Acquisition professionals have similarities that other HR practitioners might not share, such as sourcing or marketing. One thing that is true across all areas of TA is that the ability to find candidates in unique or rare spots is always in demand.

Getting Learners Engaged

Creating engaging learning programs is no small feat. Companies need to know what drives their learners and understand how learning programs are connected to business outcomes. Bringing this knowledge to a skilled content creation partner can be a great strategy for driving learner engagement. easier said than done. Brandon Hall Group Smartchoice Preferred Provider Upside Learning has years of experience creating these kind of learning programs for their clients. They approach custom content creation from a partner perspective, working with their clients to understand exactly what they need to achieve. They then create material with the look and feel that best suits their needs.

Connecting Communities: How Organizations Create a Better Workplace through Giving

The technology piece of course is what isolved Giving & Volunteering is all about. There have been many hardships and pressures on the workforce but that does not mean we must lose our sense of togetherness. As one of the few solutions with the means to help employees express their desire to engage with each other — and their community — isolved is doing more than healing to solve a problem; they are giving the workforce the means to help each other.

Learning Gems Unearthed by the Pandemic

Brandon Hall Group Smartchoice Preferred Provider Totara has partnered with several companies that fit this description. For example, Etex Building Performance UK, part of a larger, Belgian family-owned manufacturing business with about 500 employees, many of whom are not very tech-savvy. During lockdown in the UK, the Totara platform was renamed the Learning & Communication Hub and became a critical tool for keeping the company connected, informed and productive.