Internal training is crucial to any organization’s success. Having a prepared workforce can help with customer success, which helps the bottom line. This week we explored how to build a training program, from assessing training needs to providing gentle nudges to train.
While it’s important to individualize every employee’s training plan, it’s not a bad idea to require employees to be up-to-speed on the technologies or programs they may use on daily business. We identified seven areas that should be a part of every training plan.
Even if you pay for their training and provide time during the workday to train, some employees still might need an occasional nudge to train. Here’s how to encourage your team nicely, and even sternly, to pick up their training — so they can become training superstars.
Okay, so the training solution has been purchased and implemented. Now what? If you really want your training program to succeed, you need to make it worthwhile for your workforce to train. Here’s how you can make sure your organization’s training culture rocks.
Before you run out and buy your team licenses for a training solution, you need to do some prep work. Consider your organization’s business goals, what each team member needs to be successful, and establish a training framework. These are just some of the things to assess when building a training program.
There’s a reason dial plans comprise a decent chunk of the Cisco Collaboration exam; they are essential to the setup of Cisco Communication Manager. That’s why knowing the best practices for dial plans is a must when working in a Cisco environment.
With each new exam version from Network+, CompTIA changes up the objectives to align with recent technologies. These are important changes that keep their exams current and your skills validated. So, you’ll probably need to prepare a little differently for the latest version.
In case you hadn’t heard, CompTIA released a new Network+ exam earlier this month. With that said, you still have time to take the old Network+ exam. It retires in August. But, we recommend that you take the new exam. In case you hadn’t heard, CompTIA released a new Network+ exam earlier this month. With that said, you still have time to take the old Network+ exam. It retires in August. But, we recommend that you take the new exam.
When it comes to attracting top-level talent, you need to consider salary, benefits, and perks. However, when it comes to keeping top-level talent around, you’ve got to carve out ways for them to keep their skills current, learn about their specific interests, and enable them to excel further than they could have when you first hired them on.
The three main Azure certifications from Microsoft (70-532, 70-533, and 70-535) might appear to cover a lot of the same ground, but there is more than meets the eye. There is overlap, but each exam tests a different perspective of Azure that should be taken into account. Learn about the differences between these exams, and which exam you should start with.