Does your LMS meet your expectations?

One of the challenges of handling employee training for international organizations is finding a learning management system (LMS) that meets the expectations of the Human Resources department. Based on a survey by the

Published on: October 29th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

Six new technologies you should bring into your online training

While online training has been around for about 20 years, its popularity in corporate North America is growing by leaps and bounds, thanks largely to new technologies that promote user engagement. These include:

Published on: September 8th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

How online training increases employee engagement

You have to go a long way to find any employee truly engaged with their work these days. According to Gallup's State of the Workplace report released in 2014, only 13 percent of workers

Published on: July 16th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

Five ways online training saves your company money

While research supports the growing value and engagement employees find in online learning opportunities, many companies currently find themselves at the crossroads of deciding whether to abandon their traditional training practices in favor

Published on: July 13th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

How to incorporate gamification into HR

From recruiting to training and development, gamification is beginning to take its place in the world of human resources. Simply put, gamification is the process of incorporating game elements like win-lose psychology, mechanics

Published on: June 8th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

Five ways to motivate staff to complete courses

Your company may embrace continual learning for its employees and as a human resources professional, you may have helped establish an exciting array of courses to help them grow their skills and careers.

Published on: May 15th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

How to get your employees to buy into mandatory training

Contrary to what your mother might have told you, most workers do not consider learning as its own reward. Many trainers have faced a group of sullen students, people who feel overburdened to

Published on: May 1st, 2015 Roz Bahrami

Will a robot be hiring your next employee?

The issue of whether robots can recruit better than humans is not the stuff of science fiction anymore. For quite a few years, recruiting software, (known as applicant tracking systems or ATS for

Published on: December 24th, 2014 Roz Bahrami

Jingle Bells in 134 sounds, looped 1,256 times As far as Christmas songs go, "Jingle Bells" is as familiar as they come - but you've probably never heard it quite like this. Toronto-based company Klick Health has launched its own

Published on: December 11th, 2014 Candice So

How the Canadian workforce will change by 2020

Believe it or not, we're almost halfway through the decade with 2015 being right around the corner. Put in that way and trying to predict what challenges companies will face with the Canadian

Published on: November 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Not posting your job opportunities on social media? You may be missing out on awesome employees

If you’re not using social media to find your next hire, you might be missing out on some really great talent. That’s the finding of a new report from recruiting firm Hays Canada,

Published on: November 20th, 2014 Candice So

Can humanizing your workspace boost your employees’ productivity?

Office design has traditionally been left in the hands of finance, operations or office management. It's been regarded as a kind of box-ticking exercise. But all of that changed when Google came along

Published on: November 19th, 2014 Roz Bahrami

Over 8,000 women in technology sharing and learning

Greetings from the Anita Borge Institute's Grace Hopper Conference, also known as Celebration of Women in Computing. For all those who are too young to remember who Grace Hopper was, she was an

Published on: October 16th, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Secrets of a happy, satisfied workplace

Free lunches, beer o’clock Fridays, and bringing your dog to work might be fun perks at the office. But taken alone, they can’t build a great company culture. One company that does seem

Published on: October 9th, 2014 Candice So