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Comply with Ontario Bill 132 with Your Free Toolkit

Posted by Allison Baker

August 31, 2016

Ontario Bill 132 goes in effect on September 8, 2016. Is your organization prepared?

This new law adds to existing employer obligations in Quebec, Ontario, and other Canadian provinces, to train employees in order to prevent violence, bullying, and harassment in the workplace.

But, don't worry. Emtrain created an Ontario Bill 132 Toolkit complete with free tools that will help you comply with the new law by September 8th:

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Topics: HR Compliance, Compliance, Training, Laws & Regulations, Bill 132

NEW! Emtrain's Resources Page

Posted by Allison Baker

June 27, 2016

We're all about creating tools to make your life easier. And we just made doing that even easier by putting all of those free tools in one, easy to navigate place.

Introducing: our new Resources Page! Everything is super organized and easy to find - let me show you!

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Topics: HR, HR Compliance, Training, New Feature

Top Onboarding Strategies: Q&A with Steve Cadigan

Posted by Sam Keshavarz

March 15, 2016

During our Top 5 Onboarding Strategies webinar, we gave attendees the opportunity to pick the brain of Silicon Valley talent expert and former VP of Talent at LinkedIn, Steve Cadigan.

Here are the top attendee questions with answers from Steve Cadigan:

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Topics: HR, Training, People Skills, onboarding

3 Reasons Why Diversity is Great for Your Business

Posted by Sam Keshavarz

January 20, 2015

Why aren't more organizations working harder to create a diverse team? Simple answer: They don't think it matters. Here are three reasons why diversity and inclusion are essential to your business and success.
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Topics: Talent Management, Training, diversity training, diversity

How to Keep Your Employees from Leaving

Posted by Steve Cadigan

December 6, 2014

What can you do to make sure your employees are happy, and ultimately, not jumping the fence to the next organization? In the midst of expanding litigation over Silicon Valley’s common practice of “No Poaching Amongst Friendly Rivals” recruiting rule, I think it’s important to emphasize that a retention strategy is a defensive strategy. 

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Topics: HR, HR Compliance, Talent Management, Training, Hiring Skills, People Skills

Few Days Left To Submit Your Video Request

Posted by Janine Yancey

June 5, 2013

In case you haven’t heard, we’re shooting FREE video for those who submit an idea.

What’s that worth? Any video professional will tell you it’s $1,000 per minute of finished, professional video.

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Topics: HR Compliance, Training, eLearning

The Power of Video in Compliance Topics

Posted by Janine Yancey

May 14, 2013

Those who teach compliance topics know that learner engagement always stems from the real-life examples shared with the class.

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Topics: Compliance, Training, eLearning

Compliance Comes Front and Center

Posted by Janine Yancey

May 6, 2013

David Wentworth from Brandon Hall hits the mark with his summary of the changing dynamics of organizational compliance. Compliance is moving from a transactional training experience to an important element of corporate culture. Read the article here:

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Topics: Compliance, Training

ASTD's TechKnowledge Conference

Posted by Janine Yancey

February 6, 2013

I spent several days last week at ASTD's TechKnowledge Conference in San Jose to learn about the newest trends in corporate training. After talking with many instructional designers, eLearning developers and other trainers, we all seem to agree that learning is in a paradigm shift. People generally have shorter attention spans and expect the learning program to do more work than was expected in the past.  For example, whereas it used to be commonplace to memorize significant amounts of information and then work at understanding how the information was relevant to a particular situation, learners now expect to be "spoon-fed" snippets of information that are directly related to their personal experience.  

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Topics: Training, eLearning