Categorized as: Learning

4-Value Added Benefits of Virtual Training

Building Collaboration, Peer Learning, Encouragement of Self-Study and Self-Development

By Linda Savanauskas, MSM, HCS

January 23, 2016

The Virtual Instructor Led Classroom – What Makes Virtual Training Different from a Webinar Lecture?

Have you attended an online lecture recently? Was the online training a webinar? A recorded online Instructor Led training program? A recorded video or event? A live Instructor Led Training program? What do you remember about the training program?

Does a recent attended class come to mind?

-Was the program online a public course? (People joined from various locations, unknown to other participants).

-Was the program private? (People from your workplace, a membership group, etc., participants are known to one another).

-What was it like? Was it beneficial to your self-development? What …

Why Corporate Training Programs are Failing

The Journal Report: Leadership in Human Resources (2012)

So Much Training, So Little to Show for It

An expert on corporate programs reveals why they often are a waste of time and money

By Rachel Emma Silverman

Companies devote a lot of time, effort and money to corporate training—with little to show for it.

More in Leadership in HR Management

When an Employee Is an Online Celebrity Take Off, for as Long as You Like Writing a Résumé in an Online World Can a Test Tell if You’re Right for a Job? Read the complete report .

U.S. firms spent about $156 billion on employee learning in 2011, the most recent data available, according to the American Society for Training …

Can Cats Categorically Not Forgive?

Photo: Nishant Choksi

You gotta love the image.  It truly makes me smile – for any of us that have had cats – and have cats – yes they sometimes run the house.  Feed them the wrong food…and they will sulk for hours.

They do have a very long memory, and they are as sweet and lovely and rush to your aide when you need some comfort.

The image above is from an article from Joe Queenan of the WSJ, March 21, 2015.

“A friend phoned the other day and asked if I knew that cats never forgive. She had heard this on NPR.

“How would I know that?’ I said. “In fact, how would anyone know that?”

I know from my …

Writing and Editing Rock Stars! We all need one in our job search!

News Release October 11, 2014 Recommended Reading for Job seekers!  

As we all have heard – the unemployment figures are down in third quarter, however many people gave up looking for full-time work. In the Southern States, there has been a job anomaly. The unemployment figures have risen in the past quarter. Howard A. Goodman has a wonderful eBook entitled (2009) Rx for finding Work Again.

“The state of today’s professional job market screams for thinking outside the box of Permanent Employment.” As quoted from his book, Goodman, H. (2009). Rx for finding work again. Raleigh, NC:

Howard shares his secrets, and his wit – all of which you need to keep you laughing and rolling with the best of them as you hit the …

2011 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,900 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it would take about 32 trips to carry that many people.