Category Archives: HR Training

Microlearning Course Design

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When considering how to integrate new approaches—like microlearning—into your overall employee development efforts, it can be useful to get back to basics. In this article, we place microlearning within a broader training development structure. Let’s start at the broadest levels of training development: learning paths, curricula and courses. These learning categories define the overall topics…
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Microlearning Best Practices and Challenges

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Microlearning is ready-made for the millennial generation: short segments of engagement—often online—that teach knowledge and advance skills. Here are some best practices and challenges for designing microlearning courses in your organization. Microlearning Best Practices If you are just starting microlearning in your organization, here are some best practices for course design and engagement: Plan to…
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Attacking the Day with Apps: Tips for Better Organization

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There are many benefits of being better organized at work. With today’s technology, there are many apps to help you do it.  Rather than recommend specific apps, this article helps you think through the criteria for picking the apps that will best work for you. First, do you really want a work organization app, or…
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Time Management for the Holiday Season – Starting with WHO

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Many time management techniques, tools and tips start with your calendar and priorities – the goal is to schedule your top priorities, rather than having your calendar drive you. For most of the year, this works well – we have concrete goals to achieve, and limited time to achieve them in. This outcome-based time management…
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Organizing Desks in the Age of Mobility

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Today’s work office is changing, and with it, comes a change in how we organize our workspaces. People may split time between a work office and a home office for telework. Others may work in “hoteling” spaces, moving from desk to desk daily. Others work in client spaces that periodically change; and still others are…
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Dealing with Your Desk: Harnessing Your Habits

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Organizing your desk is a deeply personal activity. How you interact with your work office reflects how you interact with the world around you, so understanding those interactions can help you make meaningful changes to increase productivity. Are you someone who prefers to engage with the electronic world to communicate, schedule and store?  Or, do…
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