Improving Menopause Wellbeing in the Office (Using Live Virtual Reality!)
Menopause wellbeing and perimenopause wellbeing are topics that affect everyone at some stage in life. They directly affect just under half of the population as every woman will go through it during their lifetime. Everyone will also likely know someone who will go through menopause or perimenopause, either at home or throughout their career. So … Continued
Connect Training Visit The Watercooler Workplace Wellbeing Event 2022
We attended the Watercooler event last week to discuss the latest trends and solutions available to improve workplace wellbeing. The Watercooler event is a two-day exhibition. This year, it took place at the Olympia London from the 25th to the 26th May 2022. The event was attended by over one hundred wellbeing experts, from businesses … Continued
Using Experiential Learning to Train Customer Service Staff in a Post Pandemic World
Experiential learning techniques, often hailed as the learning techniques of the future, advocate developing new skills through first-hand experience rather than relying on theoretical knowledge. This form of learning seems particularly suited to training within the hotel and customer service industries, where it seems obvious that handling challenging situations would be more beneficial for employees … Continued
How Do You Make Your Employee and Customer Engagement Great and Not Settle for Good?
There are some fundamental changes under way in how companies train their workers. Out are the long, boring, in-person classes that companies have used for decades to get employees up to speed on every aspect of their jobs. Instead, learning and development teams are tapping into technologies that deliver training whether employees are in the … Continued
Can VR be Used to Train Social Workers?
Is there a place for virtual reality in the training of social workers? What do the words “social worker” mean to you? Whatever thoughts come to mind will be largely informed by personal experiences, social and cultural background and popular culture references. Unfortunately, social services are not always depicted in a positive light in … Continued
What is VR?
What is Virtual Reality? Virtual Reality, or simply VR, refers to a simulated, computer-generated environment. Rather than passively viewing the environment on a screen, VR users are immersed within an experience. This immersion is achieved by simulating multiple senses at once, as realistically as possible. Depending on the technology available, visuals, sounds, physical touch and … Continued
Benefits of Experiential Learning
Experiential learning is the process of learning through experience or learning through doing. Numerous psychologists have found that the information retention rate is much higher when learning through doing versus traditional learning styles. In this blog, we are going to outline why Experiential learning is so beneficial to information retention and how this will transform … Continued
Workplace Coaching – A New Trend in Workplace Training
Workplace coaching – a new trend in workplace training When you hear the word ‘coaching’ what springs to mind? For me it would be some sort of sports training, preparing a player or team to perform to the best of their abilities. wouldn’t instantly think of it being used in other workplaces, but increasingly it … Continued
Workplace Learning Through Role-Play
Workplace Learning Through Role-Play In theory, you can learn almost anything. The trick in learning is to apply that theory to real life situations. The best way to do that is through practice, of course, ideally in a way which doesn’t impact the customer or client, and which gives you a chance to try a … Continued
Develop Your Interview Skills
I spent a really interesting afternoon recently with a group of young people who are preparing for the world of work by working on interview skills and discussing how ready they really are for the workplace. It has been a fascinating project working on body language, developing competency based answers to questions and encouraging enthusiasm … Continued