A new year brings with it the possibility for change and fresh starts. In 2020, we certainly experienced an entire year of change! “Normal” went away, replaced by the “new normal.” As vaccinations spread around the globe, many of us are hoping that the “new normal” is really just a “temporary normal” and that we …Read More
It’s that time of year again: Time to decorate the house, prepare for merry-making, and find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. This year, our holiday gift-giving guide focuses on gifts for you. Give yourself a little treat to reduce life’s stress. Check out our four favorite online subscription apps to make your …Read More
If you have ever hired anybody, you know how tricky the process can be. First, you have to locate candidates. Then, you need to down-select to two good candidates. Possibly, you check references. When hiring instructional designers, the best test is to look at a sample of their instructor guides.
An instructor guide (IG) is the …Read More
If you are spearheading your organization’s implementation of a new policy, process, or system, don’t wait until a month before go-live to start thinking about your training needs. Custom processes or systems require custom training. Just like building a custom system takes longer than installing Microsoft Office, so does preparing the training for that system.
Building the …Read More
Growing up, it seemed that all the working adults had titles that were short and easy to understand: doctor, nurse, teacher. These days, titles have gotten longer and more ambiguous: policy analyst, medical technician, or senior consultant. It seems like everyone needs at least a paragraph to explain what they do, and even then, it …Read More