November Roundup: Best of Blogs
Happy December! We are officially in the home stretch of 2019!
We totally understand if you missed a few blogs due to excessive turkey eating and football watching. We’ve all been there.
But fear not – from 2020 predictions to mass messaging to training evaluations models, we’ve got all the best Vector Solutions blog news right here for you. Enjoy!
Vector Solutions: 20/20 Vision: Innovations, Trends & 2020 Predictions In AR & VR
“Listen. We’re not above toot-tooting our own horn for a #humblebrag every and now and then. Because when the area’s leading outlet on the region’s innovation ecosystem, Tampa Bay Inno, recognizes you, it’s something to celebrate.
“Tampa Bay Inno highlighted 50 startsups, businesses and entrepreneurs elevating Tampa Bay as a leading innovation hub and ‘stoking the fire’ to set the ecosystem ablaze.
“So, here in an effort to honor that incredible recognition, we present our predictions – with the help of the XR Industry Insight Report 2019-2020 – for innovative trends in AR and VR for 2020.”
Read more to get the scoop on 2020 predictions.
SafeSchools: New Vaping Prevention Resources to Address Dangers of Growing Student Vaping Crisis
“In response to this urgent student health and safety issue and the valuable feedback we’ve received from our clients, we are releasing a new, powerful vaping prevention online training module available for students in Grades 9-12. This engaging resource, which is included as part of the SafeSchools Training Student Courses, provides information about the damaging health effects of vaping as well as offering tips and strategies to resist these pressures.”
Learn more about the vaping prevention module and access other helpful prevention tips.
TargetSolutions: LMS Platform Enhancement: Mass Messaging for Your Agency
“The TargetSolutions learning management system (LMS) is updated according to client feedback to provide enhancements that will improve daily tasks. New platform improvements focus on easier and faster communication within agencies via mass messaging.
“With new mass messaging capabilities, supervisory personnel can communicate faster across their department. You can message your whole agency or specific groups of individuals with a few simple steps.”
Read more to learn how this new feature can streamline how important alerts are shared.
“Dr. Will Thalheimer is one of the most respected learning researchers out there. And that’s especially true when it comes to issues regarding learning evaluation.
Convergence Training: Commonly Used Training Evaluations Models: A Discussion with Dr. Will Thalheimer
“We were excited to be able to talk with Dr. Thalheimer about four common learning evaluation models, and we’ve got the recorded video for you below. If you prefer your learning evaluation information in written form, just scroll down for the transcript of our discussion. And if you’d like to read other discussions we’ve had with Will, click these links to learn more about spaced practice, the effectiveness of elearning, smile sheets, and learning myths v. learning maximizers.”
Watch the interview with Dr. Thalheimer here.
RedVector: Tips for Writing and Compiling the Ultimate Engineering Resume (by Andrei-Iulian Kurtuy, Co-founder & CCO, Novoresume)
“Here’s something you may already know if you’re an engineer: you’re highly in demand!
“When the prestigious Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering’s ‘Create the Future Report’ surveyed more than 10,000 people, the results were overwhelmingly clear.
“Markets in the UK, US, China, Japan, and South Korea said they were in need of more engineers. A lot more. In fact, 84% of respondents went as far to say that engineering ‘can provide solutions to their country’s problems.’
“So, if you’re looking for your first break in engineering or you’re taking the next step in your career, perhaps this will serve as a nudge to strike while the iron is hot. And that starts with a strong resume.”
Read more for tips on how to create a stellar engineering resume.
IndustrySafe: Meet Our Team: Spotlight On Elizabeth Munz
“Elizabeth “Liz” Munz joined the IndustrySafe family in May 2019 as a Technical Support Analyst.
“As a Technical Support Analyst, Liz is a member of the Tier II support team. She assists with customer support requests that require more technical expertise. This includes monitoring data interfaces, configuring changes in IndustrySafe’s databases, and resolving one-time errors.”
“To learn more about Liz, check out the brief Q&A session we had with her.”