5 Ways Social Learning Can Lead to an Effective Remote Onboarding Process

Posted Feb 24, 2021 by Monica Savage

Social learning is key to the integration of new employees. Focusing on social learning elements during a remote onboarding process will ensure that new hires more quickly transform into fully functional employees.

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How to Develop a Sustainable Remote Onboarding Program for Your Virtual Teams

Posted Feb 17, 2021 by Lubos Janoska

Virtual onboarding of new talent in your organization should achieve all the objectives of classic in-person onboarding. However, purely remote, digital, or fully virtual onboarding does add an interesting layer of complexity.

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Make Onboarding Remote Employees a Success With These Blended Learning Strategies

Posted Feb 10, 2021 by Shannon Hart

What do you need to consider when onboarding remote employees? Read on to learn about 6 blended learning strategies that will support your exceptional onboarding program.

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3 Benefits a Blended Virtual Onboarding Plan Brings to Your In-House and Remote Workers

Posted Feb 3, 2021 by Lubos Janoska

Blended learning is a highly effective instructional strategy. In the past, virtual learning assets (microlearning, video, etc.) were embedded as one aspect of a broader blended learning program. As we look forward, such assets will be the essential pillars of blended virtual onboarding. How will your in-house and remote workers benefit from this shift?

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5 Onboarding Training Challenges and 5 Opportunities Today’s Workforce Faces

Posted Jan 27, 2021 by Shannon Hart

Virtual onboarding, though not without challenges, provides many exciting opportunities that benefit your learners as well as your organization.

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How To Train Remote Employees In A Virtual Learning Environment

Posted Oct 7, 2020 by Lubos Janoska

Through the prism of the 10 Principles of Customer Strategy, this article examines the question of how to train remote employees in a virtual learning environment.

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8 Innovative Virtual Learning Design Tips To Engage Your Remote Teams

Posted Sep 25, 2020 by Shannon Hart

Virtual learning is an essential component in the learning and development toolkit, and it is widely used for training and educational purposes. It is not, however, always high quality or effective. Here are some design tips from the instructional and visual perspectives to give your virtual learning a real boost.

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5 Implicit Signs That Your Virtual Classroom Is Set Up To Fail

Posted Sep 15, 2020 by Amanda Costa

Is your organization prepared to make the leap to virtual training? This article highlights the warning signs that can indicate your virtual training is headed for less than successful outcomes. Know what to look for so you can get your virtual learning back on track!

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How To Transform Your Remote Workforce Into A Virtual Learning Community

Posted Sep 2, 2020 by Lubos Janoska

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person community building has hit a roadblock, and the future appears to be leading in the direction of increased virtual interaction. In this article, we’ll look at the process of creating a virtual learning community at your organization.

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4 Virtual Learning Needs To Consider In A Remote Working Environment

Posted Aug 27, 2020 by Amanda Costa

Functional performance support, focused learning, effective means of training delivery, and organizational support are key to ensuring employee engagement. How can organizations support these learning needs in remote working environments?

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Why Virtual Learning Is More Than Just VILT: Myths And Truths

Posted Aug 21, 2020 by Shannon Hart

Virtual learning includes any form of learning that occurs with the assistance of computer technology. Although in this context we often think of virtual classrooms with a live instructor teaching somewhere at a distance, virtual learning is much more than that. It is synonymous with eLearning.

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Adapting Learning to the New Normal

Posted Jun 4, 2020 by Amanda Costa

Faced with the restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations are having to pivot quickly to educate their employees in many previously unaddressed domains. The need for enhanced communication and education is heightened, as is the need for speed. As a learning and development organization, Obsidian Learning is uniquely positioned to help businesses quickly transform their messaging and learning assets into high-impact deliverables.

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The New Normal

Posted Apr 13, 2020 by Monica Savage

The Coronavirus crisis is not even close to be over. If and when businesses will get “back to normal”, it will to a “new normal” many of us have not expected. Here are the top five things we will be focusing on.

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