Learning

How to Design Rock Star Online Learning Courses

At some point everyone has to take a training course. New hire training, new technology trainings, new information – the list goes-on. But unfortunately most of the training that exists is extremely boring. And that means fewer people complete the trainings or properly retain the important knowledge therein. So how do you make your courseRead… Read more »

Too Long, Too Boring and Other Reasons Your Trainings Suck

If you’re a government trainer, you’ve probably heard a million and one excuses why people aren’t starting or completing your training courses. And while you can’t force everyone to do what you want (unless it’s required training), there could be several aspects of your course that are deterring the masses. Luckily, you can make yourRead… Read more »

There’s No “I” in Federal Team

It should come as no surprise that government work (on any level), particularly in the federal sphere, requires complete teamwork. Unfortunately, there are some inherent discrepancies when dealing with rotating political leadership with the approach of a new administration. But there are ways in which executive leadership can improve the system from within after suchRead… Read more »

Want to Empower Your Employees? Let Them Learn!

Return on Investment, otherwise known as ROI, doesn’t always have to be applied to business. It can be applied to various areas of your life. In fact, ROI can even be applied to your government employees through learning. Investing in your employees by empowering them through effective learning is one of the best decisions youRead… Read more »

4 Signs It’s Time to Switch Your LMS

Learning Management Systems (LMS) are only growing in popularity. In fact, according to Docebo’s E-Learning Market Trends and Forecast report, the global LMS market is estimated to grow by 23% between 2017 and 2018. This strong growth can be partly attributed to the strong technological advancements and innovations of today’s systems. The LMS used toRead… Read more »

10 Business Resources Every Entrepreneur Should Be Familiar With

Skillful entrepreneurs are always entering unknown territories and learning new ways to better their understanding and further their resources. While there are business degrees to be earned, nothing teaches the entrepreneurial spirit. There is no textbook to guide you on how to navigate the ins and outs of every resource available to businesses today. With… Read more »

4 Steps to Win Awards

Winning an award is a prestigious career highlight and bragging point that you and/or your team should share with pride. We at GovLoop are proud to announce that we recently won Bronze in the Chief Learning Officer’s 2015 Learning in Practice Award for Excellence in Social Learning. **brushes shoulders off** But this post isn’t aboutRead… Read more »

The History of Aviation: Streamlined by the Government

Flight is one of humanity’s greatest achievements and it also is an innovation that many of us look to for inspiration. We all roughly know that the Wright Brothers are credited with being the first to build and fly an airplane and that Amelia Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across theRead… Read more »

How Employees In ‘Mission-Critical Occupations’ View Federal Work

IT specialists are among the most sought after professionals in the federal government, yet they do not give the government high ratings when it comes to recruiting, retaining or training them.