Attract and Retain Public Safety Workers Through Digital Transformation

September 19, 2022

As we approach 2023 there are many challenges that are prevalent within public safety organizations. A reliable and secure learning management system can address some of those concerns: Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce As public safety workers are retiring or approaching retirement, organizations are re-evaluating their learning and development processes. With an LMS in…

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How To Maximize Learning Paths to Cultivate Internal Talent

September 1, 2022

The right LMS is one that contributes to the long-term success of the organization. To maximize your workforce and build exceptional teams that exceed expectations, an investment must be made to create personalized learning paths that make the material more relevant and relatable. With the right learning management system in place, you can efficiently and…

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How to Define Successful Hybrid Learning for Your Organization

August 25, 2022

Successful learning may look different depending on the industry, organization, or even the person completing the learning. Learning has taken on a new landscape thanks to the help of technology.  This creation of a hybrid learning environment merges the complexity of the two environments, physical and virtual. This results in a program that is customizable…

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7 Signs That Your Current L&D Program Is Overwhelming (And Tips To Lighten The Cognitive Load)

August 18, 2022

When it comes to learning in the workplace, there are endless amounts of topics and competencies that are available and encouraged to be learned. With such a vast availability of knowledge and education, training can easily become overwhelming. Red Flags your Training Program is Causing Cognitive Overwhelm  Information Overload: Employees feel a sense of frustration…

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Cohort Based Learning Fosters Business Evolution

June 14, 2022

Organizations are scrambling to find new ways to address employee engagement and innovation at work. In a tight market, it’s crucial to ensure your workforce is ready and skilled to pivot with the constant flux of modernizing your business needs. As the shift to hybrid working environments increases, it’s easy to overwhelm your workforce with…

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Revamping Your eLearning Programs

August 6, 2020

In today’s vast world of technology, eLearning has become an essential tool for businesses to use to educate the modern workforce. Below we will discuss the different ways in which you can jump start your corporate eLearning programs. Ensure you Have Proper Leadership & Commitment in PlaceWith any business endeavor, you’re only going to be…

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The 5 Benefits of Lifelong Learning

June 29, 2020

The 5 Benefits of Lifelong Learning The Benefits of Lifelong Learning In a 2020 report, Pew Research Center found that 73% of American adults consider themselves “lifelong learners,” meaning they seek out learning activities in either their personal or professional lives). These learning activities take many forms, from online seminars and courses through hands-on workshops…

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Are You Ready to Replace Retiring Workers?

February 21, 2020

State agencies and local municipalities expect a significant rise in the retirement rate of their workforce during the next five years. Firefighters, police officers and other public safety personnel are expected to make up a significant portion of all total retiring workers. This trend is primarily due to the fact that staff in these emergency…

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Sales Game Changers Podcast Featuring Patrick Devlin

September 20, 2019

Patrick Devlin, Chief Business Development Officer at Meridian was invited to speak with Fred Diamond, in the podcast series “Sales Game Changers”. In the podcast, Patrick reveals his approach to sales training and how his past experiences as an Engineer helped shape his lens to put himself in the customers shoes to really understand their…

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First Annual Meridian Impact Eastern Summit Brings East Coast Clients Together

June 14, 2019

The first Meridian Impact Eastern Summit, held last week, brought commercial & federal learning professionals together to share best practices, discuss ways to improve their training programs and how to leverage the Meridian LMS to achieve their organizations goals. Attendees gained valuable insight into existing client use cases as well as ways to increase efficiency…

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Taking the misery out of meetings

April 1, 2019

Have you ever looked at your calendar and cringed at the idea of spending the day in back-to-back meetings? Or, have you ever received a meeting invite that left you wondering why you have to attend? If I were to bet, the answer is probably yes. An astonishing $37 billion dollars is wasted every year…

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Access to Learning to Increases Employment Retention in Millennials

March 18, 2019

More than one-third of U.S. workers are Millennials, making up 35% of the labor force*, followed closely by Gen Xers. For these younger generations, the idea of a decades-long career in one position or at one company, is as outdated as renting movies at Blockbuster.   Armed with the knowledge that they will have numerous…

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Customized Course Catalog for an Enhanced eLearning Experience

March 14, 2019

The grocery store is the same for everybody. No matter why you’re there, you walk through produce laid out on tables, down aisles of frozen pizzas and waffles or by a case of chilled dairy. Grocery stores cannot adapt themselves to each customer—they need to stock their shelves to address a wide range of needs,…

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Helping New Leaders Succeed from the Start

March 5, 2019

Every day, someone gets promoted to be “the boss.” Often, they get promoted from within a team to lead a team of former peers and friends. This is a situation fraught with challenge and offers great opportunity. This promotion is often awkward both for the new leader and their team members. Far more than just…

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Top 5 Tips for Creating Successful New Leaders

February 5, 2019

    Join us in this informative free webinar and discover the top 5 tips for creating successful new leaders from award winning author Kevin Eikenberry. In this interactive webinar he will uncover:   • The biggest mistakes most organizations make when developing new supervisors • The importance of a successful selection process • How…

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Meridian Debuts Career Development, Enhanced Privacy and Compliance Features

April 27, 2018

Reston, Va. – April 27, 2018 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions, a leading cloud-based learning management system (LMS) provider, announces the availability of Meridian LMSTMversion 18.1. In this release, Meridian applies their long-term focus on learning to innovative ways for users to organize and oversee their own career development paths, increased flexibility and functionality in employee career…

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The 4 Secrets of Self-Motivated Learning

February 23, 2018

To some degree, we all have a deep desire to continue to learn and develop new skills. Whether you’re looking to brush up on new technology, or completely pivot the direction of your career, continuing education is essential to your career growth and intellectual value.   Skills are the new currency, so they say.  …

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Tips on Creating Development Plans for High-performing Individuals

August 4, 2016

You know the drill. There are high-performing individuals moving up the ranks. You’ve had the succession planning meeting; they have huge potential. Now comes the hard part: You need to figure out how to continue to develop these people over time. Not only that, but you need to get managers on-board and committed to their…

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ICYMI: The realities of unpaid overtime, the aging workforce and HR

May 15, 2015

Well, we can’t say we didn’t see this coming! In case you missed it (ICYMI) millennials took over the American workforce this week. According to Pew Research, for the first time, those kids aged 18 to 34, are now the largest segment of the workforce. But enough about millennials, let’s go through this week’s trending…

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