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Olive Group recognised at Tech Excellence Awards

Olive Group is delighted to have been shortlisted for the Tech Excellence Awards 2015 under the Mobile Technology Project of the Year. Our collaboration with Tesco in rolling out a number of health and safety induction courses to thousands of learners was recognised at the event.
We are also very pleased to have sponsored

by Nicola Lewis 15/05/2015 Read more

The Olive Group Opens New training & Digital Media Hub

The Olive Group Opens New training & Digital Media Hub
The Olive Group is delighted to announce that it has expanded its operations and has opened a new training and development centre beside the Red Cow. We have moved to a new premises next door to our previous premises in a bid to offer more

by Nicola Lewis 27/03/2015 Read more

Olive Group at the IITD Awards

Olive Group was shortlisted for the Most Innovative Use of Technology Award in the IITD National Training Awards 2015 in Dublin on March 6th. The Irish Institute of Training and Development (IITD) National Training Awards highlight the importance of training and development in today’s business climate and promote excellence, best practice and innovation in learning,

by Nicola Lewis 10/03/2015 Read more

When Classroom Training Goes Wrong

The curious case of slideshows, DVD’s and the paper box
In a recent high court case regarding employee health and safety in Ireland, the plaintiff was awarded €85,000. The case arose from an incident involving Dunnes Stores, a large Irish retail chain, and one of its employees. In short, the employee lifted a box while

by Nicola Lewis 05/03/2015 Read more

The Importance of Induction Training

First days are always tough no matter what the occupation. We can all remember the sleepless night-before, the nerve wrecking thoughts. We as people are not favourable to change and starting something new is always daunting.
However, the transition into a job for your new employees can be made easier with online induction training. Some

by Nicola Lewis 23/07/2014 Read more

Olive Group invited to launch of this years Excellence in People Development Awards

Following on as EIPD award winners in 2014, Olive Group were invited to the launch of this years Excellence in People Development Awards at the naval base in Haulbowline Cork.
Organised by NSAI, the Excellence in People Development Awards recognises Irish organisations’ world-class commitment to people development. The awards are a Government Action Plan for

by Nicola Lewis 06/07/2014 Read more

5 Tips For Effective Storyboarding

Storyboarding? Wait, what is that again? story-boardA storyboard is a sequence of sketches which tells us a story – generally planned for film production. If you’re making a storyboard for film production, you are more than likely going to be using some form of multimedia i.e. video, text, images, graphics, audio, where these components will

by Nicola Lewis 24/03/2014 Read more

Can e-Learning Work For You and Your Employees?

Learning and staff training is undergoing a revolution. e-learning-blogAs much of our daily lives move into the digital arena, education and staff training is making a similar transition but, is it effective?
The short answer to this question is yes. If e-learning courses are designed and used correctly then they can offer many advantages

by Nicola Lewis 10/02/2014 Read more

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