Episode 11

Why A Job Aid Might Be the Best Thing You Need with Dawn Mahoney

If you're looking for a learning solution to help empower your employees, you might have considered investing in a training course or eLearning materials. But have you considered the benefits of job aids for your business?

Job aids can be instrumental in helping employees complete tasks effectively, and as business owners know, empowering employees with the information they need is an integral part of running a successful business.

In this episode of The Visual Lounge, discover how job aids could improve your business as Learning & Video Ambassador, Matt Pierce, interviews Dawn Mahoney, founder of Learning In The White Space and one of the leading authorities on training facilitation and instructional design.

Dawn has years of experience helping employees level-up, and we loved hearing her advice; from recognizing when your employees need a job aid to the top tips for creating job aids that will work best for your business.

Learning points from the episode include:

  • When you need a job aid (instead of a training course)
  • What makes an effective job aid
  • How to create a successful job aid

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To read the blog post on the topic or watch the video, click here.

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The Visual Lounge
Discussions about the power of visuals and videos and how to make them even better.

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Matthew Pierce

Matthew Pierce, Learning & Video Ambassador from TechSmith Corporation, has created videos for learning and marketing for over a decade. He is the lead behind TechSmith Academy, a free platform teaching video and image creation for business, which has been used by tens of thousands of users. He is the host of The Visual Lounge Podcast from TechSmith, which streams live on Youtube and LinkedIn weekly. Matthew is a regular speaker at multiple learning and development-focused conferences and is a regular contributor to various training publications. Connect with him on LinkedIn.