Utilizing eLearning to Close Skills Gaps in the Workplace

Posted by Jennifer Craig on Aug 20, 2019 2:17:25 PM

Digital technologies are making a tremendous impact on the global economy, demanding workers with extremely specialized and high-level skill sets. These technologies are changing so rapidly that colleges, universities and other traditional education systems can no longer keep up with the demand for such highly qualified staff. The difference between the skills employers need and those offered by job seekers only seems to be growing. 

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Tags: Corporate Training, eLearning Best Practices

HR Tech Outlook Top 10 Corporate LMS Solution Providers for 2019

Posted by Jennifer Craig on Jun 19, 2019 4:41:12 PM

Once again, ICS Learning Group is honored to announce that the Asentia Learning Management System (LMS) has been included on the HR Tech Outlooks Top 10 Corporate LMS Solution Providers for 2019.

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Tags: Corporate Training, Training Providers

Acendre Acquires ICS Learning Group

Posted by Jennifer Craig on May 28, 2019 4:02:15 PM

We are very excited to announce the recent acquisition of ICS Learning Group by Acendre.

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Tags: Blended Learning, eLearning, Corporate Training, Training Providers

New Employee Orientation

Posted by Jennifer Simpkins on Dec 3, 2018 1:51:43 PM

You hired a new employee, they are excited to start their new job, they show up their first day….now what? The first day on a new job is hard enough but before your new employee can get to work, they have important matters to take care of first. The sooner your new employee can complete their onboarding and other orientation activities, the sooner they can start being productive. Whether your new employee orientation involves videos, an interactive employee handbook, or an overview of your benefits package, an LMS can help you help your new employees feel right at home in your organization.

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Tags: Blended Learning, Corporate Training, LMS Features, eLearning Best Practices

On-The-Job Training

Posted by Jennifer Simpkins on Jul 16, 2018 11:46:48 AM

On-the-job training (OJT) is a very effective and necessary technique for the teaching of new skills that require in-person demonstrations and feedback. For some hands-on skills, there is no substitute to this type of one-on-one live experience. Beyond being a good teaching technique, it also allows the learner to demonstrate competence and may be the only real way you can properly evaluate a learner’s mastery of the skills/techniques being taught.

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Tags: eLearning, Corporate Training, LMS Features

Compliance Training for a Safe Working Environment

Posted by Jennifer Simpkins on Jun 11, 2018 5:05:08 PM

Harassment and discrimination within the workplace is an issue that is still unfortunately prevalent today. Workplace bullying due to the one’s gender, race, religion, and/or sexual orientation is an unacceptable behavior that can cost a business it’s productivity, reputation, employees, and money; in fact, business lose billions annually due to internal bullying. This is in addition to payouts from harassment and discrimination lawsuits, which is in the millions. Therefore, it is important that business take measures to ensure that this type of behavior is eliminated so the negative effects can be guarded against, effective compliance training is one of the most effective ways that an organization can do this.

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Tags: Blended Learning, Corporate Training, eLearning Best Practices