Rejecting Training Requests Doesn’t Have to be All or Nothing

We realize that you cannot do it all. Previously in this blog, we’ve covered how to decline a training request. We’ve also discussed what questions to add to a training request intake form so that you can, early on, have a better idea of which training you will most likely …

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Evaluating Requests for External Training Solutions: When You Can’t Do It All

Evaluating training requests can be overwhelming—even when you have to say no. While there can be a process for declining training requests, you should also have a plan in place to provide contingency training: those external resources that would make for a perfect fit for your employees when the L&D …

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The Top Training Solutions Employees Want in the Modern Workplace

You can spend all the time in the world overhauling your corporate training strategies and building new courses. But if you’re not building what the learners actually want, employee engagement will continue to be an issue and you won’t get optimal results.  Listening to your learner market is imperative. And …

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How to Handle Training Requests from Executive Management

Whew! You just overhauled your training intake system so that requests can enter your department digitally, in an organized and categorized fashion. You and your team are so proud to have implemented the system. It asks the requester questions, not only about the topics or concepts to be learned in …

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Synapse Announces Strategic Partnership with IBM Global Business Services to Offer an Integrated Solution for SAP SuccessFactors Clients

Synapse is delighted to announce a strategic partnership with IBM Global Business Services to provide an integrated solution for their SAP SuccessFactors clients. SAP SuccessFactors clients will be able to use Synapse to manage training intake and plan, design and rapidly collaborate on course creation right within the SAP SuccessFactors …

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Should You Train Contractors? The Challenge of Delivering Training in Today’s Gig Economy

Should you build courses for employees who aren’t really employees? Today’s workplace looks much different than it did just even a few years ago. The growth of the gig economy has given the term “employee” a run for its money. An NPR/Marist poll from January 2018 found that 1 in 5 jobs …

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