social learning

Our New Reality: Embracing Technology in Learning

Elise Margol

When I was growing up, we actually used telephones to speak to one another. When I wanted to make plans with someone, I called them. If I didn’t know someone’s phone number, I looked it up in the phone book. My parents forbid me to dial 411. And typically, when I called my friends, someone […]

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Everyone Needs a Little Support

Elise Margol

Let’s face it: Adopting new knowledge and skills on the job can be quite challenging, especially when employees are continually asked to upskill to meet the demands of the changing workplace. Training is typically made available; but too often what is lacking is the structured support to allow employees to effectively transfer what they learned […]

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Training in 2012: What Is on Learners’ Wish Lists?

Amy Fox

As 2011 comes to a close, I’ve been evaluating a lot of new trends in learning and development and projections for 2012. Accelerated Business Results (ABR) has had the privilege of working with several world class organizations and we get many opportunities to test new theories as we help to develop their training solutions. In fact, this is the time of year when we often meet with our key clients to map out their training strategies for the coming year, and we’re fortunate to gain access to their invaluable customer insights. Engaging in these conversations gives us a chance to really understand what they’re experiencing in their workforce and to determine the practical training solutions that will address their needs.

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