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Looking To Improve Your Company’s Training Program? Try Gamification

Posted by: Bill Olson    Mar 12, 2020 7:15:00 AM

Day one of a brand new job can be an exciting, invigorating experience, one that can rekindle your passion for your career and act as a re-energizing reminder of why you do what you do. At least, until the HR department drops a 50-pound training manual on your desk. 

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Topics: HR Elements, gamification, Employee Training, HR

Playing in the workplace

Posted by: Bill Olson    Mar 28, 2019 2:59:32 PM

shutterstock_1048652945Have you heard of gamification? To gamify an everyday activity, you add the best fun or competitive elements associated with games to help boost engagement, according to G2 Crowd. Why bother and not just slog through your paperwork? The idea behind gamification is that feeling accomplished or engaged in fun ways, whether by earning points, badges, or accolades, can help people stay motivated to stick with tasks they might otherwise abandon.

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Topics: office productivity, time management, gamification