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Hiring L&D Professionals: A Gamified Guide

By Brianne Bailey on Oct 20, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Molding your company into a learning organiztion has become increasingly important as the value of expert talent rises. Download our gamified guide on hiring L&D professionals and learn:

  • Who needs to be a part of your multiplayer L&D team
  • How the salaries of your team members stack up against industry averages
  • The best ways to attrack top talent
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Topics: Using Consultants

5 Scenarios When Hiring Consultants Will Improve Your Business

By Herb Tieger on Jul 26, 2016 9:00:00 AM

If you’ve never hired an outside consultant, you may question why a business would spend money to outsource help when it can delegate the task to someone inside the company. However, in many circumstances, the most effective solution comes from outside the firm, and a consultant can prove his or herself well worth the investment. An outside consultant can bring a ton of experience and a refreshing new outlook to the equation.

 

Here are five scenarios when you should really consider hiring outside help and how it will help your business:

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Topics: Using Consultants

A Training Manager's Tale

By Cristina Mendonca on Jun 17, 2013 7:27:37 AM
How Savvy L&D Managers Get More Done

The day started out like any other. Trina Trainer walked into her office, laptop bag on her shoulder, balancing her Venti Caramel Macchiato while texting on her smart phone. Five minutes later, the Vice President of Sales rushed into her office, having just returned from an Educational Technology conference. "I know what I want for our New Hire Sales Training," he breathlessly exclaimed. "It needs more video examples and gamification. Gamification is really hot right now."

 

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Topics: Career Development, Leadership Tips, Using Consultants

Joining Forces: Building a Great Virtual Consulting Relationship

By Herb Tieger on Sep 12, 2011 5:47:34 AM

The economic recovery has been slower than we all had hoped. As a result, the business press reports, companies are hoarding cash and continuing to delay the creation of new jobs. But the upturn will come, and companies must be prepared with the resources and capacity they’ll need when it does. Learning and development projects are a critical part of that preparedness; workers must be skilled, knowledgeable, and adept at facing the next challenge. Project-based learning and development (L&D) consulting—what Clarity Consultants calls strategic insourcing—can help companies tackle critical workplace learning and performance issues while remaining cautious about adding to full-time head count.

 

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Topics: eLearning, Using Consultants

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