• November 19, 2015

Free Resources for Creating Visual Content

Free Resources For Creating Visual Content

Most orientation directors or training managers agree that visual aspects are a crucial part to the comprehension of material. According to Dr. Richard Mayer, a psychologist at UC Santa Barbara, studies have shown that people absorb and retain information better…

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  • April 29, 2015

Software Infrastructure: What to Know Before Buying

The importance of leveraging the latest technology has begun to take the higher education industry by a storm. Institutions are looking to make sound decisions when it comes to purchasing software. Thousands of companies have started to market their software…

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  • January 28, 2015

How to Create a Video for your Orientation

Including Video in your online orientation creates and engaging and fun way to communicate with your students.  Here are some tips to   Develop a strategy Before deciding the content of your video, you will want to establish the strategy…

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  • November 19, 2014

5 Online Orientation Blogs to Follow

Blogs can be a great resource for industry research and best practice tips. By providing short, concise summaries about a particular topic, blog research can be an efficient way to stay up to date on your industry’s latest trends. To…

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  • November 18, 2014

Online Orientation & Training for Libraries

  Libraries across the country are tasked with an important responsibility to properly train employees and volunteers. This task can become increasingly difficult considering:   1. Countless organizations are highly under-staffed which leaves little time for in-person training by management.…

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  • July 29, 2014

Streamlining Today’s Training and Orientation Programs

In the manufacturing industry, the concept of lean production has grown rapidly as companies aim to promote efficiency. To put it simply, a lean system means “creating more value for customers with fewer resources” (http://www.lean.org/whatslean/). Lean thinking can be applied…

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  • June 20, 2014

Tips for Employee Onboarding

According to IDC, US and UK employees cost businesses an estimated $37 billion every year because they do not fully understand their jobs.  New employee misunderstanding not only causes monetary losses, but it can also have a negative impact on…

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