is virtual learning cheaper

Is virtual learning cheaper than face-to-face training?

Face-to-face training has been the standard in training delivery for a long time, but with the sudden shift to remote work in 2020, most organisations moved to offering virtual learning as an alternative. While many L&D professionals and organisational leaders were skeptical of virtual training delivery and its effectiveness, over the last few months opinions …

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12 must-read leadership books to add to your reading list

With the morning and evening commute out the window for most of us, we reckon it’s about time we fill up some of that spare time with some good quality leadership books. Adding a bit of personal development to your day really is quite simple when you think of it this way. So, if you’ve …

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Strategies to maintain energy and engagement in virtual training

The need to convey your message still exists and yet the platforms to express that message have increased, no longer just email, phone call, text message or the face-to-face team meeting. Leaders and team members are spending more time in video conference rooms or leaning into their screens to learn, connect and share. All while …

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What to do when a lack of motivation is impacting performance

Motivation is a somewhat mysterious force – one that can work in our favour, fuelling innovation and creativity, or in times where it’s challenged it can hinder our results and even completely stop us in our tracks. Through the shift to remote work you may notice the motivation levels of your team members dropping. If …

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How organisations are supporting mental health while working remotely

As the barriers between ‘home’ and ‘work’ breakdown and feelings of isolation and uncertainty increase, organisations are being called to step up in supporting the mental health of remote workers. With most of us spending a third of our lives at work, it makes sense that the ongoing changes to our working environment are going …

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Questions to ask to start a mental health conversation

Not knowing how to approach the topic of mental health with a team member can be challenging. But now more than ever, with anxiety and depression on the rise and BeyondBlue experiencing a 30% uptick in calls to their mental health support line, it’s clear that we need to commit to asking courageous questions. Whether …

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how to choose a virtual training company

How to choose a virtual training company

Have you been tasked with sourcing an external provider for virtual training delivery? Perhaps you’re a leader looking to raise the capability in your crew and considering what virtual training options are out there. You’re not alone. Learning and Development professionals and leaders across the world are now having to adapt their plans for skills …

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3 virtual team leadership skills to strengthen this year

Now more than ever, virtual team leadership skills have become quite the commodity. With Gallup reporting that 54% of respondents believe the shift to remote work will last until the end of 2020 and beyond, we’re predicting an ongoing increase in demand for exceptional virtual leaders.  But what makes someone a great virtual leader? And …

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Common challenges of virtual leadership in 2020

While many leaders have taken the shift to remote work in their stride, it’s inevitable that there are going to be new (and incredibly common) challenges that they’ll come up against. From misinterpretation of requests to feedback conversations that end with things left unsaid, we’re entering a whole new realm of leadership that has no …

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Essential elements of an engaging virtual learning experience

Creating an engaging virtual learning experience is no longer a ‘nice to have’ but a necessity for organisations continuing on the path of distributed work.  With restrictions coming back into full swing in Victoria, we’re reminded of the long road ahead and the adaptability required to increase organisational capability with teams working remotely. Virtual learning …

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