Posts Tagged: virtual training

Video Tutorial Sites to Learn All You Need to Know

Virtual trainings are an easy way to up your game in just about any skill. They are often recorded so you can listen to them at your convenience, whenever and wherever you can give them your full attention, whether that’s at home or in the office, on your smartphone or computer. Many trainings are available for free… Read more »

It’s Not Me, It’s You: 7 Ways to Break Up with Bad Webinars

I call it Log-In, Check-Out Syndrome. It’s that thing that happens when, about 17 seconds into your virtual event, your attendee engagement gauges plummet but your attendee numbers stay the same. They’re there, but they’re obviously not paying attention. They’re in another window or their screensaver is on; either way, they’re in the virtual room but they’re not really… Read more »

Training Comes In All Forms

The following is an interview with Matt Schneider, Operations Director, U.S. Public Sector Collaboration, Cisco. To learn more about how your agency can excel with virtual training, be sure to check out our guide: The Virtual Training Playbook for Government. In the past 40 years training has undergone a complete transformation. No longer do employees… Read more »

How To Deliver a Fearless Presentation

Presenting is no easy task, and causes many people serious anxiety. On Wednesday, GovLoop hosted a virtual training, “Ace Your Next Presentation: From Briefing the Boss to Rocking the Stage.” The two speakers, Lauree Ostrofsky, Chief Hugger and Coach at Simply Leap (a career and life coaching organization), and Dave Uejio, the Acting Deputy Chief… Read more »

ASDFJ??? Do You Know What You Need To Learn?

I have some bad news. There is no such thing as paint-by-numbers training. In fact, trainings come in all sizes and shapes. But there are some basic tenets that make an effective online experience. In GovLoop’s new guide, Your Virtual Training Playbook, we talk about how each type of training still starts at the same… Read more »

Get Rid of Check-the-Box Online Learning

The following is an interview with Dean Pianta, Solutions Manager, Adobe. To learn more about how your agency can excel with virtual training, be sure to check out our guide: The Virtual Training Playbook for Government. Over the past twenty years, the online learning environment has changed dramatically. A quick review of the market reveals… Read more »

XaaS Cloud On The Ground: Insider Perspectives

Cloud computing, ironically, often seems vague, theoretical, and hard to pin down. Like a cloud in nature, it can be hard to wrap our minds around the concept. This month’s DorobekINSIDER LIVE with Chris Dorobek was a virtual training entitled “Get on the Everything-as-a-Service Train”. It featured a panel of experts who have seen cloud’s… Read more »

How To Conduct a Winning Online Training: Bonus Tips!

On Tuesday, Steve Ressler, President of GovLoop, Andrew Krzmarzick, Director of Learning and Development at GovLoop, and Jennifer Kaplan, Product Marketing Manager at GovDelivery, hosted an online training on “11 Tips to Transform Your Virtual Training and Events.” But we ended up with more than 11 – here are some bonus tips that will take… Read more »

GSA Makes Smart Move in Shifting SmartPay Conference to Virtual Event

A couple months ago, an article on the Federal Times caught my attention as it declared, “GSA cancels 2014 Expo, SmartPay goes virtual.” Curious, I reached out to the GSA SmartPay team to learn more about their move from in-person to online for this event. Below is a summary of my interview with them. Q1:… Read more »

10 Reasons Why Government Training Is About to Be Completely Disrupted

I just finished reading a brand new report released by Katie Parris and Mario Morino of the Morino Institute entitled, “Just in Time: The Beyond-the-Hype Potential of E-Learning” – and I plan to give it a re-read sometime soon! If you are interested in advancing your career or are responsible for helping others to do… Read more »