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DC DDS Phase I Training

Posted by Matt Gardner on Wed, Nov 07, 2012

 

Training & eTracking Solutions offers Phase I training for direct support professionals in D.C. The program includes interactive activities, enhanced graphics, and engaging voiceover.

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Tags: DDS, online training, employee training

Young girl with Autism performs with idol Katy Perry

Posted by Matt Gardner on Fri, Oct 19, 2012

Jodi DiPiazza, a young girl diagnosed with Autism before her second birthday, was given a rare treat during Comedy Central's Night of Too Many Stars; the chance to perfom a live duet with singer Katy Perry. Her parents recount her story in the video below.

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How websites can earn more money for nonprofits

Posted by Matt Gardner on Thu, Oct 04, 2012

Training & eTracking Solutions has released a new brief and informative video on how we can improve your organization's online presence, and you will earn 10% off all our web services just for viewing it!

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Tags: website design

Expand your Training Options - New Training Video!

Posted by Matt Gardner on Wed, Sep 19, 2012

Training & eTracking Solutions has released a new brief yet informative training overview! In just a few short minutes, learn how you can expand your training options, and create more useful and engaging training programs.

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Tags: online training

How important is it to keep your website up to date?

Posted by Matt Gardner on Tue, Sep 11, 2012

The impact that your website has on the general public is more viable than you may think.  One of the reasons why you should keep your website up to date is because your website is an advertising medium for your business that has the potential of capturing the attention of a large number of people.  Many people are visual, so you want to make sure that the presentation of your website helps to instill a sense of trustworthiness in those who view it.  Following are areas of your website that you should pay close attention to when you are updating it.

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Tags: website design

The impacts of poor training programs on employees

Posted by Matt Gardner on Tue, Sep 04, 2012

One of the most important factors when it comes to hiring new employees is making sure they are adequately trained for their job. It's an obvious correlation, but sometimes poor training can still happen and cost both lots of time and money to the business to retrain the employee and make sure they can do their job confidently. So, what is the true impact of poor training programs on employees?

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Tags: employee training

How can employees retain information from on-the-job training?

Posted by Matt Gardner on Tue, Aug 28, 2012

Training is the number one source that fosters growth in a company.  When employees go through training, they are better adapted to deal with any problems that may come their way. Employees also see the company in a more positive light when they know the company cares whether they are trained properly, and spends the time to ensure the training is completed.  As training is essential for a company, if an employee does not retain the information, the training is not deemed useful.  By following a few simple tricks, you can account for any missteps in the training process.

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Tags: employee training

Effective Online Training in a Business Environment

Posted by Matt Gardner on Fri, Aug 17, 2012

Many terms can be used to describe online training. Terms such as web based training (WBT), computer based training (CBT), e-learning, distance learning, and cyber training all refer to this type of training. This method is an effective way of conducting training by use of electronic mediums, and eliminates the need for an immediate human instructor. Online training takes advantage of technology to impart knowledge in an efficient and flexible manner.

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Tags: online training

Creating an Effective Website for your Business

Posted by Matt Gardner on Tue, Aug 14, 2012

With so much information moving to the internet, you're ready to take the plunge and create a great website for your customers.  You have big dreams of getting lots of new customers with your site, while giving your current customers the information that they want about your business.

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Tags: website design

Maryland DDA Online Courses Now Available!

Posted by Matt Gardner on Wed, Aug 08, 2012

Training & eTracking Solutions has released a full set of training modules for Maryland's Developmental Disabilities Administration. With our comprehensive training programs, you can learn at your own pace to receive your DDA training certification!

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Tags: DDA, online training