Champions of Learning for Employee Learning Week

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Employee Learning Week (ELW) was celebrated this year from December 2 – 6, 2013.  Employee Learning Week is an awareness campaign highlighting the important connection between learning and achieving organizational results. ELW is promoted by ASTD nationally and in local chapters.  You can read more about Employee Learning Week here: All About Employee Learning Week … Continue reading

Training as a Marketing Tool

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Not many companies have learned how to use their training efforts as a marketing tool. Some companies use it to generate additional income, but training for employees? Well now that has changed. I absolutely love that Farmers Insurance thinks training is important enough to the success of the business to use it for marketing: Please … Continue reading

Learning Tips

In honor of Employee Learning Week, I’ve compiled a list of learning tips from many, many different sources. None of these are original thoughts. Please feel free to pass these tips on to your employees in honor of Employee Learning Week. The best ways to learn something is to teach it to someone else. Put … Continue reading

Employee Learning Week – An Update

As promised, I reached out to clients and colleagues alike to offer my help for Employee Learning Week. I was very, very happy at the number of companies that are interested in acknowledging this week. As one VP put it – “We’re really busy and we don’t have time for anything else on our calendar….but … Continue reading

Employee Learning Week is Approaching

The first question you may be asking is “What is Employee Learning Week?” (At least that’s what I asked.) Employee Learning Week (or ELW) is a campaign started and sponsored by the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) to increase awareness and highlight the important connection between learning and achieving organizational results. If you have … Continue reading