Across North America and much of the Western world, aging populations are placing pressure on healthcare systems and increasing the demand for home care assistance and spaces in nursing homes. Both public and private healthcare facilities are struggling to keep up with the demand. One of their most critical needs is for well-trained staff.
The flipped classroom has grown in popularity in the education space over the past decade – and for very good reason. At Learnkit, we’ve helped a number of our clients transition to a flipped (also known as blended learning) model for their employee training programs. As a result, they’ve reported experiencing a higher return on their training
Whether you are partnering with an elearning company for the first time, or have experience working with elearning vendors for years, there are a few questions you can ask to ensure you select the right elearning company for your needs. A good elearning content vendor should feel like a natural extension of your team. When
When I started my role with Learnkit, I was eager to share the good news of my new job with my parents. They’ve always been supportive of my career path and understand the importance of training and development for every type of organization. However, there was a bit of a struggle when I told them I
The increasing complexities of products these days are demanding a more knowledgeable sales process. In our modern marketplace, the most successful salespeople are educators. They have a deep understanding of their products, services, capabilities, as well as their customers preferences and needs. With this rich understanding, they transform their role of simply pitching a product,
Typically, restaurant executives reach out to us when they’re looking to scale and improve their employee onboarding and restaurant training programs by adopting a blended, digital approach. Almost every restaurateur is faced with the challenge of increasingly intense competition, high customer expectations, and retaining quality employees. One of the best ways to address these challenges
Every quarter, as one of our team-building exercises at Learnkit, we’ve committed to scheduling an activity for the team to learn something new together. So far we’ve learned to make our own bitters, improve our culinary skills and next week we are going to visit an escape room for the first time (wish us luck!).
Not a day in our lives goes by that we don’t experience learning in some capacity. However, as we age from children to adults the way we learn, absorb and retain information shifts. Adult learning needs differ from children in the following 5 ways. 1. Adults have a wealth of experience to draw on, and
As we head into the new year we’ve come across many predictions about trends in HR for 2016. One of my favourite posts was by Steve Boese, which inspired us to coin a newly coveted term “intelligent elearning solutions. In the post, What HR should be talking about most in 2016, (and what we need
Performance support can essentially be defined as giving your training programs a hands-on personal trainer to achieve business results. Smart organizations have discovered that they can complement and amplify their investments in training by offering their employees support to perform successfully on the job. Performance support enables learning at the time of need by embedding
You assembled the right project team, did your due diligence, negotiated a great deal and now you’re ready to implement that cool new cloud solution you purchased. You’ve got a plan for training for your software investment, right? All too often organizations don’t give enough thought to training when they buy new software. One
Growing up, I loved watching late night infomercials. They were always so cheesy and I couldn’t help but wonder who would actually make those 3 easy payments of $49.95 to get the wacky and superfluous gadget or gizmo that was offering a freebie if you ordered within the hour. All except for one – The