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Raluca Cristescu

Raluca Cristescu

Raluca Cristescu has over ten years of experience as a corporate trainer, focused mainly on soft skills for customer service and direct sales. She also enjoys writing about marketing and sharing best practices with knowledge entrepreneurs.

What does tomorrow's workforce want from the “New Normal”?

The pandemic has proved that resilient employees make an organization come out stronger on the other side. Additionally, the current employment crisis shows that good employees are hard to retain, and...

How to increase response rates in post-training surveys

Even with the development of useful learning data that can be gathered from company learning management systems (LMSs), post-training surveys are still prevalent and their results are relevant. That’s...

Tips and tricks for dealing with non-participation in online training

Back in the days of classroom training, whenever the subject of difficult participants came up, it was mostly about people who didn't want to be in the room and disrupted the learning process. There w...

Top 5 corporate learning KPIs for measuring training success

Adult learning principles haven't changed with the digital revolution, yet corporate learning has seen a spectacular transformation. This transformation also brought about the need to rethink the KPIs...

Talent Development and mergers: building a successful integration strategy

In my previous article, I've talked about some of the major challenges change management teams face after mergers - when two companies join forces to move forward as a single new entity. The goal of m...

Top 5 talent development challenges after mergers and acquisitions

Most mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are kept top secret until they happen. Of course, if the information got out early, it could affect how both companies perform on the stock market. Furthermore, bo...

How to include storytelling in your e-learning content

We all know and share stories — of our family, pets, work, travel, life experiences. We refer to myths, folklore, and characters from popular TV shows to explain things to ourselves and others. We nat...

The top 8 e-learning trends for 2022

E-learning has been on a meteoric rise for well over a decade. However, the past two years have been crucial in consolidating it as an important branch of learning for schools, organizations, and indi...

What managers should do to ease work-related stress in their teams

If you are a manager reading this, you might think, “on top of everything I need to do, how on Earth am I supposed to deal with that too?”. It’s a legitimate question. And, if you think that it’s most...

The Top 3 ingredients for motivating employees in tough times

Motivating your team was a challenge for many, even before the global crisis turned everything upside down. Two years into this climate of stress and uncertainty turned a challenge into a Herculean ta...

How to create learning campaigns for improved employee development

The business world is changing, markets are increasingly demanding, and employees often feel overwhelmed with the amount of new information needed to stay competitive. L&D departments are doing their ...

Does your L&D team need a project management tool?

Every L&D specialist has at least once worn the hat of a project manager. Since corporate learning is highly complex and there are numerous factors to be taken into account, the L&D team has a lot on ...

4 Ways to make sure your training programs make an impact

One of the most frequent school-related jokes is that we learn complicated things that prove to be inconsequential later in life. I’m not here to debate the usefulness of various subjects as they cert...

3 Essential elements for collaborative innovation

There’s a lot of emphasis on collaboration nowadays. Great teamwork has many benefits, the most important being quick conflict resolution. However, there is one downside to that. If everyone is workin...

3 Ways to improve your online training user experience

Whether your learning materials are e-learning modules, videos, podcasts, or SME lectures, with the speed that technology and user demand are evolving at, there's a good chance you could do better whe...

Why Project-Based Learning could be the right format for your team

One of the greatest challenges of instructional design is finding the right practical activities that allow learners to use the new knowledge in relevant, day-to-day situations. However, even when the...

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