Synapse 2019: A Year in Review

Milestones are marked quickly in a start-up, and 2019 was undoubtedly a year of milestones for Synapse!  We had so much good news, change, and development this year, especially when it came to growing our fantastic team. We’ve been busy working playing hard in 2019 and are ready to dive …

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BJ services case study

How Rapid Course Design and Effective Collaboration with SMEs Was the Recipe for Successful Training at BJ Services

The oil industry is highly cyclical and this has consequences for how companies must handle their personnel requirements. This employment pattern naturally results in high employee turnover, so learning and development courses are primarily focused on practical, on-the-job performance. Managing the up or downswing in market activities while providing effective …

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Why Training Intake Processes Are Failing L&D

Employees are more empowered than ever. They want to choose their own devices, physical work location, and other components of their work lives. They also want to choose their own training. But current training intake processes are limiting the potential for L&D to provide the best value possible to stakeholders. …

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Developing Sales Enablement Training that Drives Performance

Sales enablement means providing your sales team with absolutely everything they need to be successful at all stages of the buying process. From tools and technology to product knowledge and marketing materials, sales enablement training is key to nurturing top-performing sales reps. The training component of sales enablement is hugely …

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Why Strategic Training Intake Processes are the Key to Success for L&D

Strategic training intake is more than just accepting or rejecting whatever training requests may come your way. The expectations on L&D to produce training that aligns with organizational goals and contributes to bottom-line results have been growing. In lots of ways, it’s a good thing. Budgets are higher and executive …

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The Training Intake Process: A Practical Guide

As employees continue to ask for training in the workplace—94 percent of employees say that they would stay at a company longer if it invested in helping them learn, according to LinkedIn’s 2019 Workplace Learning Report—L&D departments can quickly become overwhelmed. Further, employees don’t just want any training—they want to be …

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