Workplace harassment is when employees experience ill-treatment, isolation, and belittling behavior in a professional environment. It includes discrimination on the basis of color, race, religion, region, gender, disabilities, or more, that can demean the morality, comfort and intelligence of an employee. Any workplace is a dynamic environment where people from different races, ages, castes, and nationalities come together. Harassment occurs where diversity is not embraced and respected.
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We are living in a fast evolving world where new technologies, products and services emerge as quickly as they become outdated. In this volatile environment, it is important that your workplace evolves in sync with market conditions. For your employees to stay up to date with product knowledge, market trends, and everything else that makes efficient work possible, it is necessary that they be trained consistently. However, creating digital training programs as quickly as new updates and information emerge can be challenging.
Microlearning modules have to be delivered the right way if they have to make an impact on your blended learning strategy. Microlearning is the training strategy that employees prefer because it delivers learning to them when and where they want it. These short bursts of information allow learners to access them at their convenience. Employees prefer microlearning because it gives them short and focused learning moments.
Each generation of workers has its strengths but the generation that is currently ruling the roost in organizations across the globe is the millennials. You have given your new millennial employees a warm welcome, you have also shown them the coolest coffee shops around office. Now it’s time to get them acquainted with the company’s culture, its policies, and procedures. Make the millennials sit in a classroom listening to someone drone on what’s expected from them on the job, and you are sure to find yourself with a grumpy workforce.
Are you planning to implement blended learning? How can you create an effective blend of online and classroom training methodologies? What does it take to ensure that your hybrid learning initiative provides the best ROI on your training dollar?
Just when training managers are heaving a sigh of relief that they finally have their training programs for millennials in place, a new generation enters the workforce. Yes! Gen Z arrived at the workplace in 2017. This is a generation of individuals born between 1995 and 2012. Remember Gen Z or the iGeneration is a generation that learned to swipe the mobile screen even before they learned to speak. They value their independence and this applies to learning as well. Gen Z prefers self-directed learning and would love to take an efficient, non-traditional route in learning. What better than an e-learning solution to give Gen Z its much valued independence in learning?
E-learning is an extremely powerful medium to convey your organizational training compared to traditional classroom methods. But in the absence of a teacher or instructor to interact with learners, how does it ensure that employees remain engaged and interested in the subject matter? E-learning does this by using various interactive techniques.
Game-based learning can be defined as an approach that allows learners to play games to acquire the necessary knowledge or skills. The misconception with learning through games is considered not suitable for adults, as they are often assumed to be a source of entertainment rather than a learning aid.
Richard is a SAP expert, in a large software company. Recently, the company implemented the ERP system for one of its clients, and he was tasked with conducting classroom sessions to train the client’s super users. Richard had never trained learners before and was not confident of delivering the training effectively.