Making sure that employees retain the knowledge they acquired during a training session is as important as the training itself. Some studies report that after just one week the average employee has retained only 80% of what they were taught. That rate falls steadily until, months later, as little as 10 to 20% remains.
Establishing a fun yet personal “Quiz Culture” can slow these rates between training sessions, immensely. This can be combined with interactive solutions like personalized emails after certain periods of time, giving access to new course-subjects, rewarding good grades with an incentive, …
You can individualize your monitoring, too, to assess a given employee’s knowledge. Survey Anyplace makes it easy to keep this connection subtle. Using fun ‘pop quizzes’ that entertain employees is a great way to assess their knowledge while establishing your corporate culture.
Adding a prize component (free lunch, gift card, preferred parking) can increase the competitiveness and, in turn, the response rate. Taking an anonymous vote or survey, about any subject at any time, is a great way to stay engaged through the mobile quiz platform while collecting up-to-the-minute employee feedback.