The Importance of Personal Safety

The Importance of Personal Safety

There are a variety of dangers inherent to the skilled trades. Of course, dangers exist with every job, but anytime you are using tools in combination with water, electricity and gases, well, the opportunity for an accident escalates. This is why it’s important for...
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Managing NexTech Academy in Your Business

Managing NexTech Academy in Your Business

One of the first questions asked when NexTech Academy is implemented in a business is, “how should this program be managed?” Taking the step into organized long term training can be intimidating, and many training leaders are unsure of the “best” way to do it. Here at...
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The Power of the Training Leader

The Power of the Training Leader

A common misconception in the role of the training leader is the necessity of trade experience required to facilitate the NexTech Academy program in a business. Traditionally, a trainer or someone in a training role would be knowledgeable in whatever area they were...
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The Big Picture: Company Incentives

The Big Picture: Company Incentives

“What’s in it for me”? It’s safe to say that we have all asked this question in one form or another while searching for motivation to take action. If the payoff is worth the price, we then have the motivation and buy-in to do the work. In theory, this is a simple...
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