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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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.

Overcome 4 Major Barriers to Growth Through Team Networking

internal team networking

Networking generates business leads that can help you and your team grow your business through sales and partnerships. However, there are 4 major reasons why people struggle with networking:

  1. Your policies and practices discourage it.
  2. Many people may find it unnatural or need to hone their skills.
  3. Divisions between individuals and teams are preventing networking.
  4. Management and team are out of step.

So, how do you get your employees to network effectively?

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