Dana Safa Bernardino
Ever heard of gamification in the workplace?
It’s like taking the fun and excitement of games and weaving it into something not-so-fun: training. That’s what we’re all about at 1Huddle. We’re mixing up the training game, literally, and it’s time to dive deep into how this stacks up against the old-school training methods.
Imagine taking all the cool stuff from games – scoring points, beating levels, friendly competition – and dropping it into training programs. That’s gamification for you. It turns learning into an adventure. At 1Huddle, we’re big fans of this approach because, let’s be real, who doesn’t love a good game?
The traditional ways of learning at work, think workshops and seminars, have their place. But sometimes, they can be a snooze-fest.😴 Gamification spices things up and keeps everyone on their toes.
Traditional training methods have been around for a long time. They’re like that reliable old car – not flashy, but gets you where you need to go…sometimes. The thing is, we’re living in a world where people’s attention spans are shorter than a goldfish’s. Traditional training can struggle to keep up with today’s generation of workers.
Here’s where the fun begins – comparing our gamified ways with the traditional route:
It’s not just about learning; it’s about enjoying the process too!
No lie, gamification isn’t a walk in the park. It takes some serious brainpower to blend game elements with learning in a way that works. But hey, that’s a challenge we love taking on at 1Huddle. The key is not to let the fun outshine the learning.
As we look ahead, gamification is only going to get bigger and better. With everyone buzzing about remote work and digital everything, games in training are like the secret sauce to keeping teams engaged and learning, especially at a time where companies are struggling most to keep their people fired up.
So, there you have it! Gamification is shaking things up in the world of workplace training. It’s not just a fleeting trend; it’s a game-changer (pun intended). At 1Huddle, we’re all about making training something you actually look forward to and not have to do.
Because when learning feels like playing, everybody wins! 👊
1Huddle is a coaching and development platform that uses quick-burst mobile games to more quickly and effectively educate, elevate, and energize your workforce — from frontline to full-time.
With a mobile-first approach to preparing the modern worker, a mobile library of 3,000+ quick-burst employee skill games, an on-demand game marketplace that covers 16 unique workforce skill areas, and the option for personalized content, 1Huddle is changing the way organizations think about their training – from a one-time boring onboarding experience to a continuous motivational tool.
Key clients include Loews Hotels, Novartis, Madison Square Garden, PIMCO, TAO Group, and the United States Air Force. To learn more about 1Huddle and its platform, please visit 1huddle.co.
Dana Safa Bernardino, Manager of Digital Marketing at 1Huddle
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