Posts tagged: employee training programs

Avoid New Employee BORE-ientation

new employee orientation

According to the training firm Leadership IQ, “46% of rookies wash out in their first 18 months.” This was found by a study done over 3 years of 20,000 new hires. This could be due to the fact that those new hires are not clearly told what they were hired to do or what their goals should be for the first six months and the first year.[lede]
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Out of Sight, Out of Mind? 5 Virtual Team Building Activities That Work.

team bonding for virtual teams

It’s one thing to create an atmosphere of trust and a feeling of camaraderie between employees when they’re all in the same building 40 or so hours a week.lede]

But, what about when some of all of you work virtually, and rarely (if ever!) see your coworkers? How can you build and maintain a viable professional and personal relationship online?
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Team Building Exercise: Break the Ice & Be a Hero

team building exercises for work

How do you reach great feats and save the day? A team is required for that.

Where would Batman (nay, Gotham!) be without Alfred? Doesn’t Super Mario need a little help from Toad and Luigi on occasion? Of course!

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5 Things You Get From Applied Improv Team Building

improv comedy

When you ask someone what they know about improv, most people will say something about Whose Line Is It Anyway? Which makes sense, this past summer, nearly 2 million people watched WLIA every week.

But what most people don’t know about improv is that the same skills Ryan, Colin, and Wayne use to make millions of people laugh are also the same skills that can build relationships and increase productivity.

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Wordless Wednesday | Project Pipeline

team project pipeline

team project pipeline

Participants involved in active learning (a simulation, a training game, etc…) retain _____ of the information.

Any guesses? Comment below.

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