I'm currently looking at how the firm I work for can effectively include online methods to assist the pre-induction and onboarding process.At the moment, we actually do very little; as a result, when…Continue
"Thanks Douglas, that's helpful information. You're exactly right - often the stuff that employees really need is hidden beneath reams of stuff that will be helpful at some point in the future, but not right now!
We do have an HR presence…"
"Hi Matt, I recently completed a contract delivering induction for a mail delivery company. The material I was given about the companny was fine it covered the usual, customers, processes, health and safety. However there was no introduction to the…"
"Thanks Gwyneth, that's really helpful.
We're certainly considering a similar approach; I've been with the firm seven months and I know there's stuff I would have liked to have known before starting, so something like this would…"
One of the things we introduced was a website aimed specifically at new employees - the stuff that they want to know like 'understanding your payslip', staff benefits, maps to various sites, occupational health etc.
Actually, I needed the holiday information straight away! But I get your point. And I agree completely - it needs to be something that they can rely on to answer their questions as they come up, rather than bombarding them with too much…"
If you are interested in using video as part of your induction and onboarding process, you might find our whitepaper useful - http://panopto.com/onboarding/
I see from your profile that you are in the legal sector and we have some…"
I'm an experienced Learning Designer who has been in the industry since 2007, working as a Learning Designer, a Producer and a Project Manager for various companies. Prior to that, I spent 8 years working in video games as a designer, a producer, and an audio designer.
I now create online learning pieces from inception to completion; planning, writing, designing, building and deploying for a workforce of over 850 staff. I use Captivate, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects and Edge Animate to create engaging, attractive and compelling learning pieces, both traditional and non-traditional.
Size of organisation (employees)
500 - 1000
Areas of professional interest
Blended learning, Content authoring and design, Instructor-led training, Gaming and simulations for learning, Learning management systems and methods, Mobile learning, Organisational learning, Performance support technologies and methods, Skills assessment and competency mapping, Virtual classrooms, My personal professional development, Social Media and learning
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