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Remote work can make some people feel alone, especially those who are used to working in a busy office environment. The last thing you want is to make anyone on your team feel left out. So imagine how many times you’ve walked into a new job and had no idea what to do. Maybe you
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If you want to make sure you have the right person to do things like assemble a training schedule, handle online conflict and coax the best out of people over a computer, start with these questions.
Your agency has probably restructured at least some of its professional development programs as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. You may have shifted to online training or are at least holding some sessions via remote platforms like Zoom. While it is handy to have a distance learning safety net to keep passing information on
A successful online training program begins with your team. Bringing onboard the right brainpower is key in leading successful training for your participants. Unlike traditional learning programs, your remote learning staff should be well trained in working with an online student base. Online training is an entirely different experience from in-person learning. As such, instructors
Organizations that are moving their online training program into an online space are faced with a difficult decision that will endure for the life of the program. Does it make sense to hire a new facilitator who is skilled in online work, or train an existing employee to do the work?
Pros of hiring from within
Both decisions have pros and cons, and ultimately organizations must make a decision based on their individual needs. However, there are some clear benefits and drawbacks.
One top pro is that you know your employees and what they do. You have a history with them that indicates how adept they are at change or if they have untapped skills that can be used. It can make the transition much smoother. Internal employees also know you and what you do. It takes less time for these kinds of hires to understand the details of your organization and your mission. An existing trainer also has in-depth knowledge of your material and audience.