TrainingPros Learning Highlights

Welcome to the TrainingPros blog, Learning Highlights. Entries from our President, Relationship Managers, learning & development thought leaders, and other guest bloggers can be found across a broad variety of topics such as industry trends, talent management, training delivery methods, eLearning, learning decision making, management systems, reinforcement, metrics, and performance support. If you have a blog topic you’d like to see or would like to contribute as a guest blogger, please contact us and use “Learning Highlights” in the Subject field of our contact form.
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Most businesses would greatly benefit from hiring a copywriter to edit and author content for their companies. The value that comes from employing the services of a copywriter are priceless - from editing your website to precisely describing the purpose of your business and service offerings.

Here are three reasons to bring in a copywriter for your business needs:

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More companies are expanding their global footprint every year. This may be due to various reasons, but mainly to outsource their services or expand to new markets. And this global expansion often demands translation services for employee training. Why the importance to invest in translation for learning & development? Creating training materials for new global markets is a must in these areas:

Better communication: The most important reason for companies to translate their training is to be able to educate and instruct employees effectively. Learning in English can be challenge for employees in markets where English is not the first language or employees lack fluency. Translating training content to address language barriers can help global employees learn at a faster pace, better understand what is required of them, and perform better – productivity wins!

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Quality microlearning doesn’t just happen. After I shared a few months ago I about how to create a great microlearning event, people expressed interest in seeing more examples of great microlearning. To that end, we decided a microlearning competition would provide just the right venue for the experts to show us how they do it.Let’s take a quick look at each of the winning applicants’ best practices.

Grand prize winner, David Neun, produced a high quality and engaging 3-minute learning segment about Behavioral Styles. Following is a brief description of his submission:

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Patient safety is (or should be) at the center of any healthcare delivery system. The goal for every patient is that they leave the office, surgical center, or hospital better than they were when they came in. Northwell Health employees hone those skills in the Patient Safety Institute (PSI), a branch of the organization’s Center for Learning and Innovation.

“Safety is at the center of everything we do,” said Dr. Kathleen Gallo, senior vice president and CLO for Northwell Health. “Safety is the business of healthcare.”

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Guests are provided a great experience during their stay at American Hotel Register Company. By the same turn, the company’s Leadership Development (LD) program is about giving their leaders a great experience while they’re at work.

“We spend more of our time at work sometimes than we do at home,” said Amy Geltner, Director of Organizational Development. “Why not make it a really great place where you can grow and develop?”

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