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The 4 main differences between training and development

The 4 main differences between training and development

23/06/2017
Gamelearn

Although they are often used together, there are important differences between “training” and “development”. So much so, that knowing the particularities of each one could help to set priorities and strategies within your company’s human resources department. These are the…

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Gamelearn awarded ‘Accredited Learning Provider’ status by the prestigious Learning & Performance Institute

Gamelearn awarded ‘Accredited Learning Provider’ status by the prestigious Learning & Performance Institute

Gamelearn, the leading company in game-based corporate learning, has just been awarded official ‘Accredited Learning Provider’ status by the Learning & Performance Institute (LPI), one of the world’s leading institutes for e-learning, training and development. Gamelearn thus becomes an ‘Accredited…

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“Younger employees are more likely to engage with online learning if it is gamified”

“Younger employees are more likely to engage with online learning if it is gamified”

Alexandra Levit: “The strongest teams will be those that leverage both human and machine strengths.” Alexandra Levit has become one of the most influential people on the future of work and trends in human resources. A self-described “business futurist”, she…

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The ultimate guide to improving customer service in your company

The ultimate guide to improving customer service in your company

05/06/2017
Gamelearn

Without customers… what kind of a company would you have? It may seem obvious, but the customer (the person who buys our products or services) should be the number one priority for any business. Unfortunately, this has not always been…

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There has never been a better time for a career in Human Resources

There has never been a better time for a career in Human Resources

28/05/2017
Gamelearn

It is a well-known fact that we are immersed in a knowledge economy: companies are clamoring to attract the best engineers, products are becoming increasingly sophisticated and the most successful companies are the ones that stand out for their human…

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Video: Gamelearn, in 4 minutes

Video: Gamelearn, in 4 minutes

Explaining what we do at Gamelearn, the world’s most awarded game-based learning platform, is no easy feat. However, our design and production team has managed to do an excellent job of describing it in just four minutes. The result is…

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The 5 stages of game-based learning: from indifference to acceptance

The 5 stages of game-based learning: from indifference to acceptance

New ideas aren’t always easy to accept. People have their routines and habits, they are used to working in a certain way and are often reluctant to change. New technologies are generally greeted with suspicion and skepticism because they involve…

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We need excitement to learn

We need excitement to learn

Whether in the US, Asia or Europe, new scientific studies all point in the same direction: we need excitement to learn. This is the conclusion that numerous researchers have reached after analyzing how the brain works while we study, work…

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Workplace training: let people choose their own path

Workplace training: let people choose their own path

Training and development leaders have become something of a Tom Cruise grappling with an impossible mission: to offer their hundreds or thousands of employees courses that allow them to grow personally and professionally. To achieve this, human resources departments study…

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Why Gamelearn is much more than an online training platform

Why Gamelearn is much more than an online training platform

Gamelearn is a platform where you can take online courses. But it’s also much more than that. At the heart of the world’s most award-winning game-based learning company are at least three ingredients that make its training offer an “attractive,…

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5 tips for developing engaging employee training programs

5 tips for developing engaging employee training programs

It’s no secret that the lack of employee engagement is a major concern for most companies. According to a recent Gallup report, up to 87% of employees are not motivated in their work or committed to their company. And the…

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Traditional e-learning, an endangered species

Traditional e-learning, an endangered species

Traditional e-learning has seen better times. The advent of more novel products, the drop in demand from mature markets and the speed at which developed countries are changing have caused demand for traditional online courses to plummet. According to a…

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6 apps that are revolutionizing human resources

6 apps that are revolutionizing human resources

The machine revolution has begun in one of the departments where people matter most: human resources. Whether for the hiring of new employees, the management of existing staff or the provision of career guidance, a new set of programs and…

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In e-learning too, content is king

In e-learning too, content is king

With the advent of Internet, companies all over the world have scrambled to provide online corporate learning programs. Training and development managers often try to incorporate as many courses as possible to their training platforms. It has never been easier…

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10 trends that will shape the future of human resources

10 trends that will shape the future of human resources

“The Fourth Industrial Revolution”. “The Big Shift”. “The digital age”. All of these expressions have been used to describe the social and economic transformations we are experiencing in the 21st century, driven in large part by the technological revolution (Internet,…

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“Video games are not just for slaying monsters”

“Video games are not just for slaying monsters”

“Video games show you that failure is part of learning and that you can always improve” In the world of video games, Baltasar Fernández Manjón knows where to find the hidden screens, extra lives and shortcuts to the finish. This…

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Providing a course on customer care is not enough; your team needs to practice what they’ve learned

Providing a course on customer care is not enough; your team needs to practice what they’ve learned

09/03/2017
Gamelearn

The variety of training programs on offer is endless. We have at our fingertips thousands of courses on every conceivable topic and for all kinds of people. This is also the case with customer care: there are a host of…

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Eight examples that explain all you need to know about serious games and game-based learning

Eight examples that explain all you need to know about serious games and game-based learning

At first sight, putting words like “serious” and “game” together might seem impossible, but it’s not. In recent years, serious games have proven that it is possible to learn while you play. This teaching method is known as game-based learning,…

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Gamelearn, the global leader in game-based corporate training, has just completed a round of funding for 2 million Euros

Gamelearn, the global leader in game-based corporate training, has just completed a round of funding for 2 million Euros

The round, led by Kibo Ventures, will serve to boost the company’s international expansion and the launch of new products from the game-based learning company Gamelearn, the company that specializes in developing video games for training purposes, has completed its…

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7 tendencies that make game-based learning unstoppable

7 tendencies that make game-based learning unstoppable

In recent years, game-based learning has become one of the most rapidly growing learning methods in the world of teaching and corporate training. Little by little, teachers and HR managers have come to realise that video games are not just…

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