Must-read Guides for Leaders

Leading online training provider RedVector offers must read-guides for leaders in the architecture, engineering, construction, industrial and facilities management sectors. Here, you’ll find RedVector eGuides and RedVector infographics on blended learning, industry trends, challenges and solutions.

Before the inspector arrives, understand the current state of OSHA enforcement activity. In this infographic, view the top OSHA violations of the year, understand the costs of non-compliance and recognize the year’s biggest offender.

In this infographic, discover why professionals and organizations must take steps to protect against cyber attacks via these critical IT Security certifications, and learn more about the path to earning them.

In this infographic, understand why there’s been an “explosion in both cloud computing use and demand for people who can help with cloud migrations*.” Plus, discover how professionals and organizations can use tiered certification programs to stay on top of best practices related to network and cloud technologies.

In this infographic, learn what fellow architectural, engineering and construction leaders identified as their top training needs and challenges for 2017, and find out if your organization’s priorities align.

With users engaging with content via mobile devices more often, and with attention spans dwindling, discover why organizations are now adding microlearning to their training mix. Plus, understand how the tactic — with its just-in-time capabilities — is helping employees learn, retain and perform better.

With nearly 2 million American workers reporting having been victims of workplace violence each year, employers are taking new steps to protect employees from varied threats. Learn how active shooter training (which includes the Run Hide Fight protocol) and workplace violence training can help raise organizational awareness about what to do before, during, and after an incident.

With nearly 40% of engineering firms saying their company is losing specialized engineering expertise quicker than they’re acquiring it, AEC firms have begun to develop career paths for Engineers in Training (or EI and EITs). Learn why providing these clear-cut, defined paths and corresponding training can help develop engineers who make meaningful contributions more quickly and are more likely to remain loyal to your organization.

Today, with 79% of manufacturing recruiters finding it difficult to fill open job roles because of skill gaps, skill-based pay (SBP) programs are making a resurgence. In fact, half of Fortune 1000 companies are using skill-based compensation to train, retain and reward workers. In this infographic, learn how to bridge skills gaps by establishing your own SBP program.

Seven out of the 10 world’s largest energy projects are Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) projects. Get up to speed on the fastest-growing energy segment, and the world’s the second most valuable commodity after oil – LNG. As the market heats up, understand other key figures about LNG and recognize its growing role in the world’s energy supply mix via this free eGuide.

Since significant resources are being put into corporate training, businesses must make sure they are getting value back. In this infographic, learn how to identify the right measurements for assessing training value (based on your own key goals), and discover a way to build and use your own Learning and Development ROI Calculator.

To understand the top 2016 training priorities and challenges of industrial organizations, RedVector recently surveyed leaders across a variety of sectors – including manufacturing, chemical processing, electric power, food and other segments. Learn what fellow leaders identified as hot topics, and find out if your organization’s priorities align.

Mayer and Clark have established a well-respected theory that people learn better when they are engaged through multiple media types. In this infographic, learn about 5 of the most noteworthy eLearning trends and innovations creating more engaging education experiences.

From 3D printing and drones to big data analytics, there are a handful of emerging technologies slated to shape the future of the engineering and construction fields. In this infographic, learn more about four trends bursting on the 2016 scene.

In order to ensure compliance, AEC firms should understand continuing education requirements (which vary across the country) and have a centralized recordkeeping method to track, store and report all necessary completion documents. Here are some things you should know to best prepare for a CE audit.

In order to protect the public, surveying licensure was established in 1891 in California, followed by engineering licensure in 1907 in Wyoming. Today, every state, U.S. territory, and the District of Columbia regulates the practice of engineering and surveying in order to safeguard our health, safety, and welfare. View RedVector’s latest infographic to get a snapshot of engineering licensure growth and understand the current state of continuing education requirements for licensure in the U.S.

In this infographic, understand the most common types ofterror incidents, understand safe evacuation distances from explosive threats,learn about shelter categories and protection levels and comprehend other buildingdesign considerations to minimize the impact of an attack.

With 1.2 million boomers retiring each year, the need to recruit and train young talent has never been bigger. Check out the state of the skills gap, the characteristics of the “old and new guard” and the keys to bridging gaps at your own plant.

At one time, distinct craft lines seemed to be the only practical way to match skills with complex machinery needs. Today, however, more industrial companies are using a multi-craft approach to improve reliability, reduce downtime and boost performance.

Imagine reducing workforce injuries by as much as 35%. Picture returns of $4-$6 for every $1 investment, and saving $37K for each prevented lost-time injury. Investment in Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) programs and training has been proven to be vital to the prevention of harm to people, property and the environment, long-term.

Employment of design/construction industry professionals is projected to grow 10% by 2024, faster than the average for all occupations, and the people to fill these jobs will primarily be millennials (born between 1980 and the mid-2000s). If the construction industry is going to address the growing skills gap, finding ways to recruit and retain these individuals is key. Download the RedVevctor eGuide to learn how.

Most industrial organizations today undergo 30% or greater downtime during their scheduled production time. Are you one of them? For a visual representation of the costs and solutions associated with manufacturing downtime, view RedVector’s latest infographic.

Before the inspector arrives, understand the current state of OSHA rulemaking and enforcement activity. In this infographic, view the top OSHA violations of 2015, understand the costs of non-compliance, recognize the year’s biggest offender and learn about the amendment that could raise OSHA fines by 80%.

For more than a decade, RedVector has worked to perfect its multi-step course development process. Today, we partner with world-class professionals and adept storytellers to deliver best-in-class content that meets the needs of our learners. Understand more about the eLearning course development process, as well as steps for streamlining it