Month: March 2020

Gen Zs: what they do post school

A new Infographic published as part of the Longitudinal Survey of Australian Youth – or LSAY – is about young people’s experiences when they reach the end of their schooling. Here’s what the survey found. The LSAY survey The LSAY survey follows young people from the age of 15 until they are 25. This latest …

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Completing an apprentice or traineeship, or not

Late last year NCVER completed its 2019 publication entitled: ‘Apprentice and trainee experience and destinations’ Based on survey findings, completing the training seems to pay off. Why an apprenticeship or trade? The survey of just over 11,000 apprentices and trainees found that nearly 57% undertook their apprenticeship or traineeship for employment related reasons. However, nearly …

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Dual-sector universities call for action on education reform

In a recent press release, Australia’s six dual-sector universities suggested a range of reforms based on their experiences working across the whole tertiary space: VET and higher ed. As Victoria University’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Dawkins noted: “We need policy reforms that create greater connections between vocational and higher education systems, which in turn will …

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Verifying Safety Training with Mobile Tech, the Cloud, and QR Codes on ID Cards

Employers in all industries where training is crucial for safety need to make accurate worker training records immediately available to supervisors, safety inspectors, auditors, safety officers, training managers, and administrative staff. Article Author:  David Finkelstein, President, Credential Verification Service It’s a scenario that happens too often. A worker operating a piece of equipment nearly causes …

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Training Top 125 Best Practice: MasTec Utility Services’ One Vision

Technology platform One Vision provides automated incident recording and intuitive data tracking, enabling MasTec Utility Services’ Training team to strategically focus its efforts on the most vital/challenging components of the business. Article Author:  Edited by Lorri Freifeld MasTec Utility Services learned in 2018 that animal/insect bites accounted for 8 percent of its employees’ injuries. So …

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Listen Up!: TMN Webinars to Help During COVID-19

In the face of COVID-19, Training Magazine Network (TMN) scheduled several Webinars to help Learning and Development (L&D) professionals move to more virtual and online training solutions and help employees work and connect remotely. Training matters more than ever today—especially online training! Article Author:  n/a UPCOMING WEBINARS: Training in the Time of COVID-19: Tips and …

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Resources and Tools for Training and HR Professionals to Cope with COVID-19

With most countries implementing social distancing and work-from-home policies due to COVID-19, companies now are pivoting—often 180 degrees—to manage, train, and motivate hundreds of thousands of employees from a distance. Here is a comprehensive—and continuously updated—listing of tools and resources from the training industry that can help. Article Author:  Compiled by Lorri Freifeld Reeling from …

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Engaging a Training Audience

Hook ’em with a story and try to make the task or situation relatable to them. Article Author:  Marc White, Senior Safety Specialist, Great Lakes Safety Training Center “What’s in it for me?” As a safety trainer, I get that question all the time. My students don’t express it verbally, but I can see it …

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COVID-19: Working on Lockdown

Author:  By Margery Weinstein “Working on lockdown.” If I had heard that phrase a few months ago, I would have thought it was a new reality show about inmates with jobs in prison. Now, we’re all prisoners to COVID-19, with many states, like my own, New York, mandating a lockdown. That means we’re allowed to …

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