Securing Confidential Data While Working From Home

May 27, 2020

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Whether you’re in the office or working from home, you need to be careful about information privacy and data security and follow basic computer security protocol. It starts with developing good habits, so we’ve put together some tips on how to make sure you can work securely and safely with confidential data.  Paying Attention to Data Security  With many of us now working from home, it... Read More...

Mental Health Week 2020: Taking Care of Yourself While Working from Home

May 4, 2020

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This week, May 4 -10 2020, doesn’t just include Star Wars Day and Cinco de Mayo; it’s also the Canadian Mental Health Association’s (CMHA) annual Mental Health Week. The theme this year is “social connection” and during this week, the CMHA is encouraging people to #GetReal about how they feel. Looking after your mental health and reaching out is very important when working remotely,... Read More...

Free Beginner’s Guide to Remote Work eLearning Course

April 15, 2020

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A lot of people are struggling with working remotely as they adjust to the current pandemic. That’s why we’ve pooled our experience and knowledge as a 100 percent remote company to build a FREE elearning course to help anyone trying to work from home for the first time.  Read More...

How We Help Clients Visualize Projects

April 6, 2020

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When you’re working with a vendor to get your web or elearning project built, it can be hard to picture just what the end product may look like, even if you’ve worked very closely with that vendor from the very start. While storyboards, scripts, and documentation all help, we find that working in real time with clients and providing visual examples is a big part of ensuring a successful... Read More...

What is Microlearning and Why is it Becoming More Popular?

March 31, 2020

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While there’s no strict definition of what microlearning is – it could be short learning activities or individual modules – as the name implies, the focus of microlearning is on providing learners with brief, bite-sized chunks. Whatever the media (text, video, animation, audio, etc.), microlearning delivers material to learners in an easy-to-consume, less time-intensive way. So is this... Read More...

5 Business Benefits of Remote Work: An Infographic

March 30, 2020

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Top 5 Essential Tools for Remote Work

March 26, 2020

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Everyone is scrambling to get set up to work from home. There are some essential tools that can help you make this process easier. We’ve broken down the top 5 tools and apps we think you might need, including what we use at our 100% remote company, as well as alternatives and some bonus tools. The Top Five Tool Types Read More...

Why We Use Storytelling in Our eLearning Courses

March 24, 2020

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Stories are how we attempt to create structure out of the many events of our lives. The most powerful stories teach us lessons about living, making choices, building better relationships, and finding deeper purpose in life. We love stories, and we need stories to learn. Children love to hear stories, but adults have story ‘rituals’ too. Like reading articles on CNN while we drink our... Read More...

5 Reasons to Use Video for Your Training: An Infographic

March 19, 2020

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Quick Tips for Mastering Remote Work

March 18, 2020

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As many of us start to adjust to having to work from home, it can be hard to know where to start to ensure the most efficient, least stressful set up that helps you stay on track with your deliverables. We’re a 100% remote company, so we’ve got tried and tested methods and tools for getting the most out of your work day, while still remaining flexible to any changes or challenges that... Read More...