General managers for construction companies, also called construction general managers, general contractors, or constructors, are some of the busiest people in the entire workforce. They are in charge of planning, implementing, and tracking safety, compliance, and training activities for hundreds or even thousands of people.
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13 Things About Construction General Managers You May Not Have Known
14 Common Misconceptions About Tracking Training
Training employees has many benefits, including increased job satisfaction, morale, efficiency, and innovation. However, many companies treat training sessions as one-off activities and then expect their employees to be superhuman working machines. It doesn’t work like that.
Look back at 2020: Thankful For An Amazing Year Despite The Challenges
At VAIRKKO, we pride ourselves on providing the fastest and easiest way to manage a company’s workforce in one unified intelligent platform. Our workforce management solutions cover powerful tools such as training management and certification tracking.
Similar to many businesses, we faced many challenges in 2020 that made us adjust some of our business processes from state-wide lockdowns and more. We are, however, thankful for a great year despite the challenges. With your trust, we were able to achieve some amazing goals this year.
Why You, Too, Should Consider Utilizing eLearning
Whether it be an imposition of pandemic or simply a job perk, there's no denying the surge of remote work opportunities as we near the halfway point of 2020. As this trend continues, many employers are beginning to find that there is an increasing need for eLearning within their organization. The sky is the limit for what can be accomplished from anywhere and there are several benefits to making this shift.
By definition, eLearning is "learning conducted via electronic media, typically on the internet." What does this mean? This means that you are not limited to one type of course or category when it comes to educating your employees. Every organization is constructed of several moving pieces, which consist of multiple employees in a variety of roles. In just one role, there is so much to learn. Take a look at the below, using our imaginary employee Kevin:
5 Tips and Tricks for Managing a Remote Team
Does COVID-19 find you and your employees logging on instead of walking in?
Buried Treasure: The Lost Data Points Training Leaders Should Uncover
By now, every L&D leader knows that data is crucial. But which data points are getting your attention and energy? Unfortunately, many training managers only measure learner attendance, completion, and maybe feedback scores for satisfaction if they have time. These numbers definitely tell a story, but not the whole story. This data can inform your communication and delivery of training initiatives at best, and send you on a dead-end treasure hunt that doesn't produce results at worst.
The 10 Commandments of Content
Video, gamification, good 'ol PowerPoint. Creating custom learning material is only growing more and more confusing as we acquire more tools and research. We want to take the guessing game out of content creation, and also give you the tools you need to prepare training material that abides by best practices. Here are a few commandments...er....suggestions for compiling outstanding custom content.
Learning is a Journey, Not an Event
As Learning & Development professionals, there are phrases we hear often that spin us into a flurry of planning, executing, hoping and praying. But what's just as important as these sentences? The unspoken additional context that goes with it:
Learning Management Systems Explained in 140 Characters or Less
We came up with four different options to explain a learning management system in 140 characters or less:
3 Trends to Look Out for in Learning Management Systems in 2019
Technology changes so rapidly these days it’s hard to predict what will be next and how it - whatever “it” is - will shape the way that we live. Social media has impacted the way that we communicate with old friends, catch up on news, and even do business, but 10 years ago, social media had a completely different landscape.