Kurt Liebegott

Recent Posts

Financial Management Training 101: A Beginner's Guide

Posted by Kurt Liebegott  /  February 9, 2016  /  Update   —   No Comments ↓

Now more than ever organizations need accountability and effective stewardship of financial resources. We all know how important it is to build a strong financial management team that can play a key role in your organization's success. If you are responsible for finding new talent for that team and providing them with the right training, then you and I have something in common.

Read More ›

Tags: Update

Top 5 Benefits of Training and Development at the Entry Level

Posted by Kurt Liebegott  /  December 29, 2015  /  Employee Training   —   No Comments ↓

If you are thinking of investing in a training program for entry-level employees, all I want to say is, "Do it."

Read More ›

Tags: Employee Training

How to Use Training Benefits as a Hiring Advantage

Posted by Kurt Liebegott  /  November 17, 2015  /  Culture Change   —   No Comments ↓

Hopefully your organization has a great employee training program in place for all the right reasons: you are improving business outcomes, intentionally building a culture of continuous learning, and increasing employee satisfaction. On top of all that, as an added bonus, you can use your training benefits as an advantage for recruiting and hiring top talent.

Read More ›

Tags: Culture Change

I Wish All of My Purchases Had a Built-In ROI Calculator

Posted by Kurt Liebegott  /  August 24, 2015  /  KLS   —   No Comments ↓

Here at KnowledgeWave, we take pride in 2 key distinctions that really set us apart: our blended approach which combines video training with live online instruction, and our ROI calculator.

Read More ›

Tags: KLS

4 Advantages of Competency-Based Pay Structures

Posted by Kurt Liebegott  /  August 18, 2015  /  Culture Change   —   No Comments ↓

Competency-based pay is a pay structure that rewards employees based on how well they perform in the workplace, rather than the hierarchy of their position or years of experience. Let's take a closer look at the advantages of this emerging pay-management structure.

Read More ›

Tags: Culture Change

What You Need to Include in Your Employee Training Log Template

Posted by Kurt Liebegott  /  August 6, 2015  /  Employee Training, Training Plan, Advantages of Training   —   1 Comments ↓

Onboarding and training new and existing team members can be a complex process for many organizations and their managers. "Managing people is one of the most time-consuming and difficult aspects of any job," writes Barrie Gross of allBusiness. "Whether you have one direct report or 20, the responsibilities loom large and finding the time to follow sound management practices in everything you do as a supervisor can be challenging."

Read More ›

Tags: Employee Training, Training Plan, Advantages of Training

How to Set Clear Training Objectives for Greater ROI

Posted by Kurt Liebegott  /  July 15, 2015  /  Software Training   —   No Comments ↓

Having well-trained employees is the dream of every organization. If your current training program isn't covering enough ground or providing enough value, your employees will never receive the adequate training they need to create a competitive advantage for your organization. To overcome this obstacle, establish clear objectives for your new and existing training programs, plus a few key performance indicators to gauge the effectiveness of your program. This way, you won't waste time, effort and money on training efforts that provide little to no value for your team and your organization.

Read More ›

Tags: Software Training

Factoring Training into Your Business Growth Strategy

Posted by Kurt Liebegott  /  May 19, 2015  /  Employee Training   —   No Comments ↓

In 2014, Bersin by Deloitte released the results of its 2014 Corporate Learning Factbook, the results of which have been highlighted in the likes of Forbes and TLNT. The data from the study, which analyzed benchmarks and trends in the American and global training markets, provides some great insight into how training and business growth correlate. We've outlined some of the key messages that can be gleaned from this information to help your bottom line.

Read More ›

Tags: Employee Training

6 Measurables to Use When Tracking Training ROI

Posted by Kurt Liebegott  /  April 8, 2015  /  Employee Training   —   No Comments ↓

What if your team could become significantly more efficient in its daily tasks? As you may have learned in one of our previous posts, they can—with the right employee-training tracking software. In fact, you can maximize efficiency across your entire business landscape. But you probably have one vital question: How can you effectively measure your return on investment? This is especially true if you want to allocate more time and budgeting toward further training for your employees, but need to ensure it's worth the investment. How can you gain insight into your employees' current progress? 

Read More ›

Tags: Employee Training