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Virtual Training is the Key to Millennial Success in the Workplace

Millennials are often criticized for seeking immediate results and being glued to their devices. But it makes perfect sense. These are learned preferences that mirror today’s society in which...

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Mentoring in Today’s Workplace: Another Layer of Training

“One of the greatest values of mentors is the ability to see ahead what others cannot see and to help them navigate a course to their destination.” — John C. Maxwell Mentoring—when an experienced...

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Training Adults in the Workplace

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” —American writer William Arthur Ward In addition to inspiring students, a...

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Virtual Training Labs: Gaining Buy-In from Leadership

Winning new business and keeping customers happy tend to be the focus of most senior leadership. While these definitely have an immediate impact on the bottom line, you can’t forget about training....

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The DIADD Framework on How to Revamp Your VILT Content

When was the last time you took the time to conduct an inventory of your organization’s technical learning curriculum? How much of your learning and development content was developed years ago? Is...

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Hands On Training: An Effective Way to Learn

Hands on training—also referred to as experiential learning—is learning by doing. This type of training is effective for teaching software applications, procedures and equipment, and also helps...

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Sage Advice for Delivering Strong and Reliable Tech Support

ReadyTech recently received a letter from a customer, thanking us for our great tech support. The letter complimented our support team’s “responsive, professional and courteous” assistance. A short...

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VILT Software: A Perfect Match for Today’s Instructors

Making the move from traditional training to virtual instructor-led training (VILT) makes sense for organizations, students and instructors. For training organizations, using VILT software is a...

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4 Practices That Improve Employee Engagement & Productivity

In today’s workforce, a large number of employees are disengaged and consistently not working at full productive capacity. In fact, about $11 billion is lost each year due to employee turnover, and...

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Valuable Insights from ATD’s TechKnowledge 2018 Conference

In late January, we attended ATD’s TechKnowledge 2018 conference at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. Covering numerous topics such as elearning, virtual classrooms, management,...

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Virtual Training Labs: Increasing the Value of Training

Today’s top performing companies not only recognize the importance of their employees, but also the critical need to provide the right skills at the right time for the right people. And embracing...

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The Online Training Platform: What Works and What Doesn’t?

When the online training platform was first introduced more than a decade ago, it created fear and anxiety among instructors. Understandably, they were worried that machines and algorithms would...

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Online Training Delivery Advice for Guaranteed Teaching Success

Don’t forget the importance of an introduction At the beginning of every course, assume this is your students’ first time using an online training platform, such as ReadyTech’s Instructor-Led...

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Why Hospitals are Switching to Virtual Training Software to Deliver EMR Training

In 2009, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act was signed into law to promote the adoption and meaningful use of health information technology. While the...

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The Benefits of Switching to Virtual Training Software for EMR Training

Over the past few years, this country has experienced a significant health IT transformation, especially in the way EMR and EHR systems are implemented and how EMR training is given. We have shifted...

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Take Care of Your Workforce and They Will Take Care of Business

Do your employees look forward to going to work in the morning? Do they feel appreciated? Do they feel that what they do makes a difference? Do they get the training they need to be effective at...

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Spreading the Love at Work

Workplace culture. This is becoming a top priority for business leaders around the world, according to Deloitte’s Human Capital Trends. In fact, research shows that 86% of business leaders rate...

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Embracing Mindfulness as a Corporate Leadership Strategy

“We don’t talk about mindfulness that much, but that’s how we operate. We focus on what’s right in front of us,” explains Pete Caroll, Seattle Seahawks Head Coach. “We don’t care about the other...

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Do’s and Don’ts When Helping Within Online Training Software

Welcome to part 2 of our 2-part blog post on providing online students with one-on-one attention within online training software. If you didn’t have a chance to read it, part 1 is here. This...

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3 Tips When Providing Support Within an Online Training Platform

A lack of connection and attention. It’s a common complaint of online students and instructors. But it doesn’t need to be. When instructors are aware of students who need attention, they can provide...

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Keeping Students Engaged with your Virtual Training Software

Virtual training software allows you to run courses anywhere—at anytime. But it still comes with challenges. Here are tips to improve your virtual classroom by keeping students engaged and focused....

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Maximize on Millennial Training

By the year 2020, nearly half (46 percent) of all U.S. workers will be millennials. With this surge of new, young workers comes the need to train them. But what’s the best way to do that as this...

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Are You Delivering High-Quality Virtual Training?

Deloitte University Press estimated that more than 24 million people have tried virtual training and that most young employees come to work ready to build their job skills through virtual training...

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The Art of Teaching Passionate, Attentive and Engaged Students

In brick-and-mortar classrooms, teachers gauge students’ engagement by observing them paying attention, taking notes, making eye contact, asking questions, responding to requests and following...

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Does Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) Increase ROI?

A recent IBM study found that the benefits of a skilled workforce are significant—and they affect all areas of the organization, from sales and marketing to support and customer service. According...

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What’s Happening in the World of Virtual Training Software?

Today’s virtual training software–or virtual instructor-led training (VILT) software to be more specific–and techniques are evolving at an incredible pace. But what does this change look...

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Teach Online Students by Doing with VILT

Online training classes are typically made up of lectures, PowerPoints, demos and knowledge checks. But they don’t often include a virtual training lab (also known as hosted labs or hosted...

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Deliver Strong and Smooth VILT

Virtual instructor-led training (or VILT) is a no-brainer for organizations. After all, it’s a cost-effective way to train students all over the globe, while using live instructors in a virtual...

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What Training Companies Need to Know About the Millennial Generation

Millennials—those born between 1982 and 1996, ages 20 to 34 years—now hold the largest share of the labor market, with 32 percent of the labor force. But how are millennials different from the rest...

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What’s the Best Way to Choose an Online Training Platform?

There are way too many online training platforms to count. So what’s the best way to choose one? When searching for a platform, it is vital to define exactly what it will be used for, who will use...

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Learn How to Price Your Self-Paced Training Courses

Are you planning to launch a self-paced training course but struggling with how to price the courses? Don’t worry, you are not alone. Many training departments assume their self-paced training...

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