Workplace training

Conducting an Organizational Needs Assessment – Interview with Sue Folinsbee, consultant [Video – 1:35] (2012)

In this video, educational consultant Sue Folinsbee explains how an organizational needs assessment provides the framework for a workplace education initiative.

She describes the assessment as a “big picture planning tool” involving consultation with all levels of the workforce. It provides information not just about skill levels within the workforce, but also about the organizational climate and culture.

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2014-03-10

Benefits of workplace training – Interview with Sue Folinsbee, consultant [Video – 0:38] (2012)

This brief video features a consultant talking about the benefits of workplace education. Those benefits include increased confidence, better morale, higher productivity, increased participation, and career advancement.

The video was prepared by ABC Life Literacy Canada, a non-profit organization that supports lifelong learning.

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2014-03-05

ES Solutions @ Malach Ltd. (2013)

A WEM partnership case study

Malach Ltd., a manufacturer of sheet metal products for various construction applications based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, has used Essential Skills (ES) training to meet the challenges of growing demand and market expansion.

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2013-11-20

ES Solutions @ Kleysen Transport (2013)

A WEM partnership case study

The success of Essential Skills (ES) training in the workplace led Kleysen Transport to develop a whole new vision of how the company should operate.

Based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Kleysen Transport employs 500 people across Canada. With help from Workplace Education Manitoba (WEM), Kleysen had identified and responded to ES gaps among its employees that were affecting workplace performance.

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2013-11-20

ES Solutions @ Color Ad Packaging Ltd (2013)

A WEM partnership case study

Color Ad Packaging in Winnipeg, Manitoba, is using Essential Skills (ES) training to decrease waste in its plant.

Established in 2000, Color Ad makes packaging products for such clients as Lindt Chocolates, and is Canada’s largest producer of popcorn bags. While the company was experiencing strong growth, both the printing and the bag-making sides of company operations were experiencing unaccountable levels of waste.

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2013-11-20

Literacy and Essential Skills Factsheets – Learner Rayburne Whynot (2012)

Prepared by Literacy Nova Scotia, this factsheet is one in a series sharing the experiences of adult learners.

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2013-10-29

Refining the Learning Process in Newfoundland: E-Learning Innovation at North Atlantic (2001)

E-learning is helping the North Atlantic oil refinery on Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula keep up with rapidly changing technology and regulations.

The refinery processes 105,000 barrels of oil a day and is closer than any other refinery in North America to international sources of crude oil in the North Sea, West Africa, and the Arabian Gulf.

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2013-09-13

Early Off the Mark: RBC Financial Group's E-Learning Track Record (2001)

E-learning provides the solution to the time challenges faced by busy employees at RBC Financial Group.

RBC’s human resource strategy has shifted from classroom-based learning to workplace learning, self-directed learning, and learning activities mapped to general competencies. At the same time, RBC Financial Group’s self-directed learning and blended learning use both e-learning and classroom delivery.

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2013-09-12

The benefits of skills training – Part 3: Workplace skills development training with limited resources, with Sandi Howell, Workplace Education Manitoba [Video - 1:42] (2013)

This is the last of a series of three short videos about skills training, prepared by ABC Life Literacy Canada and featuring Sandi Howell, an adult educator and strategic advisor to Workplace Education Manitoba.

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2013-09-04

How to hire the right person: Part 1 - Introduction [Video - 3:33] (2013)

This is the first in a five-part series of videos designed to help employers find and hire the right employee. It offers both an overview of the series and some general advice on the hiring process.

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2013-08-21

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