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Making an Orientation Program: Identifying Core Values

Step 1 in my guide to creating an awesome orientation program is to identify your core values.

Whenever you are training new staff or volunteers, you have to keep in mind the fact that they… 167 more words

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Free Resource: How to Make an Orientation Program

As someone who has created or completely remade a number of Orientation Programs for agencies large and small, I have learned a lot about the process. 198 more words

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How to Choose Between Live Trainings and eLearning Modules

I often have clients ask me if a given training would be better as an eLearning module or a live workshop. There are a lot of benefits to each approach, and some serious drawbacks. 365 more words

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Training Coordinators and Instructional Designers are Different

Over the course of my career, I have met a lot of frustrated training coordinators. They love training. They like coordinating for guest trainers. They enjoy getting the best information out to their staff or volunteers, and seeing their programs improve as a result. 415 more words

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Creating Engagement Before Training Starts

Creating trainings that create training transfer is always challenging. If your learners are working against you, it’s impossible. I hear you saying “my learners would never work against me -they love me!”  I’m sure they do, but have you ever heard any of your staff or volunteers say anything like the following: 595 more words

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How Does Prior Knowledge Impact Training Transfer?

Training transfer would be relatively straight forward if all of your employees started as blank slates. You don’t hire for lack of experience, so this almost never happens. 645 more words

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