Training


Measuring Training Effectiveness

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Aug 2017

Measuring Training Effectiveness

Training is an essential part of everyday life. From the day we are born, to our first day of school, first job, and current job, we have received training at every step. In today’s fast-paced environment companies have recognized the need to keep their employees trained. That is why in...

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Cyber Security – Is software the answer, or is it employee training?

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Aug 2017

Cyber Security – Is software the answer, or is it employee training?

Cyber Security is an increasingly trending issue. Companies are spending millions of dollars on cyber security software, professionals, and certifications to try to play defensive when it comes to their systems and confidential data. It seems that every week we hear about another organization that has fallen victim to the...

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6 Reasons Why Interactive Narrative Learning Is An Effective eLearning Strategy

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Aug 2017

6 Reasons Why Interactive Narrative Learning Is An Effective eLearning Strategy

  In this article, Michael Thomson, senior consultant at HSI®, describes the benefits of using an interactive narrative learning strategy for eLearning design and development. An interactive narrative essentially provides a conceptual framework, context, and agency, while increasing immersion, invoking emotion, making eLearning memorable. What Is Interactive Narrative Learning And Why...

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Skills Fading or Skills Maintenance?

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May 2017

Skills Fading or Skills Maintenance?

How HSI® helped Pacific Gas and Electric develop a strategy to maintain workers’ skills. The Need: Across North America, organisations of all kinds invest billions in skills training.  Depending on the frequency of use and other causes, inevitably – and predictably – these skills fade.  So yet more is spent...

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Adult Learning Can Be Fun and Games Too

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Jun 2015

Adult Learning Can Be Fun and Games Too

A child’s first steps are a significant occasion – but I will never forget the first time our daughter did a complicated task. It was common to hear sounds when she turned over and bumped the interactive toy strapped to her crib, causing telltale squeaks. That day, however, we heard...

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Negotiation word cloud (many negotiation-related words. E.g., "compromise, strategy" etc.)

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Dec 2014

Tips for a Successful Negotiation

It’s always nice when you work on a project that positively impacts your own life. A few years ago, HSI® conducted a study in which we had participants from two very different organizations conduct a negotiation. The participants lived in different cities and worked for two very different organizations (e.g.,...

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