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Tuesday, 16 January 2018 15:54

Product update: Graduation Statuses

One of our most recent developments is Graduation Statuses; allowing administrators to choose from three different sets of criteria for a learner to graduate. It is an excellent feature for those who require a learner to attain a certain level of competence.

On.Board, a leading mobile learning tool, won a Bronze award for Best Advance in Onboarding Technology at the 2017 Brandon Hall Excellence Technology Awards.

Monday, 15 January 2018 17:27

Activity of the Month: Evidence Upload

One of our most powerful activities uses the “upload” feature to encourage participants to demonstrate evidence of learning for review and feedback. For example, a technical engineer could be asked to solve a problem which requires them to connect two cables. Once completed, the learner would upload a picture of this and it would be reviewed by their manager.

In our last few blogs we talked about the changes in mobile learning and emergence of new functionality to consider when evaluating different platforms. But how are organizations using this new functionality to solve training challenges in the workplace?

My last blog was about sharing and exploring the opportunities which mobile learning is providing for large or small companies alike. With a plethora of applications on the market, we wanted to help our readers explore which features would be most important to them.  

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 09:48

The revolution of mlearning has arrived

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I have been lucky enough to work in the world of learning and performance improvement for the last 30 years. Lucky, why? Well, my career has happened during the start of the digital revolution, which has provided many opportunities for learning and education. More recently, we developed a mobile onboarding app for a customer and quickly realized that mobile learning wasn’t what is was five years ago.

We are proud to have sponsored a project with Find It Film, wherein the crew are following the journey of the GB Short Track Speed Skating women's team and their journey to qualify for the Winter Olympics 2018 in South Korea.

Over the past five articles we have sought to share what we see as best practices regarding onboarding of new hires. We have examined what we consider as four critical pillars of an effective onboarding program:

Welcome to our fifth blog in a series of articles exploring four ingredients to effective onboarding.

In the previous article, we explored the importance of ‘belonging’ and how to help new hires feel ‘at home’, in this article, we will cover role effectiveness.

Welcome to our fourth blog in a series of articles exploring the ingredients of effective onboarding. This article focuses on the importance of creating a ‘sense of belonging’ and how this can be woven into your onboarding process.

Some of the first questions a new hire will ask themselves on joining your organization are;

Do I fit onboard?

Welcome to our third blog in a series of articles exploring four ingredients of effective onboarding;

  • Enrollment and administration
  • Cultural fit
  • Sense of belonging
  • Role effectiveness

Welcome to the second blog in a series of articles exploring the ingredients of effective onboarding; enrollment and administration, cultural fit, sense of belonging and role effectiveness.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 11:06

4 Key Elements to Effective Onboarding

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Onboarding - time to look at it from the new hire's perspective

86% of new hires say they decide whether to stay or go in their first three months.

Thursday, 08 June 2017 14:32

To Push or to Pull?

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Learning approaches – which is the most effective? Is there a right or wrong approach? We have been looking at the different approaches and of course the evidence. 

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 13:33

The Friendship That Built a Forest

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An inspiring story about two people that worked together to help their community and build a forest.

Thursday, 11 May 2017 12:59

New Hire Wants and Needs

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Work today has changed which has driven the need for continuous learning. New hires have specific learning wants and needs in order to adapt to the evolution of the working world and technology. Therefore, digital learning is a 'way' of learning and not a 'type' of learning.

Thursday, 04 May 2017 16:11

The Procter & Gamble partnership

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Here is a story of how two people with different skills, worked together to create one of the largest consumer goods corporations!

Thursday, 04 May 2017 16:09

The Golden Trio

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From Harry’s heroism, to Ron’s loyalty and Hermione’s cleverness, these three friends perfectly balanced one another. But why did their partnership work so well?

Most businesses are keen to embrace and embed “digital dreams” into their solutions. We as a learning company are no different. This is making us look closely at what is happening in our marketplace.

UK unemployment is at its lowest level for over a decade, having fallen to just 4.8% (ONS). With the labour market’s remarkable recovery, competition for talent is fierce. Candidates can afford to be picky. And, it is now increasingly difficult for retailers to ensure they recruit and retain the best and the brightest from an ever-decreasing pool applicants.

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