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Employee Training is Tough. You Can Make it Easier.

As an HR professional, you know that creating a great training program is an integral part of having a competent workforce— from top to bottom.

The bad news? Training is not your sole responsibility. How can you ensure that each member of your staff has the training that will make them successful at their jobs without losing track of your other responsibilities?

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The HR Professional’s Guide to Online Training is here to help. We offer tips for creating an online training and development program that will deliver optimal outcomes through a combination of blended learning practices and multimedia features, including training videos.

Download our free guide to get the information you need to implement online training today.



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Reasons to Utilize Online Training

Why is online training becoming increasingly popular? The quick answer is better learning outcomes, but there’s more to it than that. Factor in easy access to continuous learning, the timesaving factor, and reduced costs, to name just a few, and you’ll understand why online training might be right for you.

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How Do You Create an Online Training Program?

You think it sounds like a great idea, but what steps do you need to take to implement online training into your organization? There are several steps, but at first you have to ensure you get input from all departments. From there, you choose the format that’s best for you, and then create a schedule. Of course, there’s more— you’ll find it in the guide.

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What Do You Need to Maximize the Program’s Success?

There are a number of factors that contribute to an online training program’s success. What are some of the things that will make your program thrive? For one, it’s important that you make your program’s activities manageable. Considering company culture, making the program flexible, and creating a calendar that will keep students on track are just a few of the other factors that will maximize the program’s success.

“Studies suggest companies can save up to 50 to 70 percent when replacing classroom instruction with online training.”

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About Janelle Bevans

Head of NextThought
Janelle has produced and project managed thousands of high quality video content ranging from corporate commercials to educational documentaries.
She is a Telly and Addy Award winner and won a Student Emmy for her documentary featuring a collaboration from three executive producers of AMC’s The Walking Dead. She produced the 2015 Broadcast Education Association awards show in Las Vegas; designed and edited instructional videos for the Federal Emergency Management Agency; and served as the graduate assistant to the Creative Media department head at the University of Oklahoma while completing her Master’s in Video Producing and Media Management.
Janelle currently serves as Head of Video Production at NextThought, where she manages a team of over 12 creative producers, animators, editors, and cinematographers. Leading the team to take on projects of any size, she has guided them to an output of 1,000 videos a year.
Producing by day and teaching by night, Janelle spends her evenings as an adjunct professor at The University of Oklahoma, teaching her very own video producing course. Janelle is driven to inspire the next generation of Creatives and equip them with the tools needed to be successful producers.



Jae Reynolds

Head of Learning Design & Education

With a Ph.D. in Educational Studies, Educational Leadership and Higher Education, Jae is more than qualified to be Next Thought’s Head of Learning Design & Education.

Jae started her career in education as a public school teacher, instructional coach, and elementary principal. During her tenure as a principal, she implemented numerous successful programs that served as a catalyst for student success and promoted family and community engagement.  

She also spent two years working at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln conducting research and co-teaching classes in the Educational Administration Department. At NextThought, Jae is proud to lead a talented team in creating innovative and successful learning environments that foster high levels of engagement.

Jae continues to be a strong advocate for schools and stays active in researching and promoting school, family, and community partnerships in urban, Title 1 Elementary Schools. It’s her belief that education is the pathway that leads to understanding. It awakens who we are; it enables us to realize our greatest dreams and empowers us to change the world.

In her free time, Jae enjoys spending time with her family, exercising, learning new things, and watching and attending sporting events.

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