• Oct 30, 2015

Perspective-Taking Skills Essential for Workforce Diversity

Imagine that you are in charge of promoting diversity within your organization. You promptly start recruiting people with diverse backgrounds, and initially achieve some success. But not long after you see morale problems. New employees don’t feel welcome, and quit. Established employees feel that their talents and abilities are no longer valued, and so they quit too. Complaints of harassment and unfair treatment increase.

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  • Oct 29, 2015

Alelo Receives DoD Contracts for New Virtual Cultural Awareness Trainer Courses

Alelo continues its highly successful 10-year relationship with the U.S. Department of Defense with recent contracts to develop new Virtual Cultural Awareness Trainer courses (VCATs). New VCAT courses will provide cultural awareness training for the Levant, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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  • Oct 29, 2015

Alelo Announces Breakthrough Solution That Closes the Gap in Workplace-Readiness and Competency Training

Alelo announces its Workplace Coach, an employee-development breakthrough that allows private and public organizations to provide all their workers with highly effective, affordable workplace-readiness and competency training.

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  • Oct 05, 2015

To Attract and Retain Millennial Talent, Develop Your Perspective-Taking Skills

Suppose you have a young employee, Emily, who has been on the job for just a month. She has been working hard on a marketing report, putting in long hours. She has just completed the report and you want to reward her. So you call her into your office, congratulate her, and offer to write a note of commendation for her in the company newsletter. You expect her to be thrilled, but instead she looks disappointed and discouraged. What went wrong?

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  • Sep 29, 2015

Cultural Differences Around the U.S.

About twelve years ago, a friend yelled at me for what he saw as constant interruptions. “You never let me finish talking,” he said.

I was confused. When had I ever interrupted him?

After much discussion, I finally figured it out. What he considered an interruption — saying “right” or “yes” while he was talking — was the only way I knew to listen politely. In my experience, remaining completely silent while someone else was speaking meant you were checked out.

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  • Jul 24, 2015

Alelo Selected for Military Training Technology’s 2015 Top Simulation & Training Companies List

Alelo has been selected for Military Training Technology’s 2015 Top Simulation & Training Companies list. Companies featured on the list for 2015 are from around the world and have made significant impacts on the military training and simulation industries across a vast array of technologies. These companies’ products allow U.S. airmen, Marines, sailors, soldiers and…

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  • Jun 25, 2015

Alelo VRP for NATO Joint Training

NATO ACT (Allied Command Transformation) has ordered Alelo’s VRP® MIL product for use at the NATO Joint Force Training Centre (JFTC) in Bydgoszcz, Poland. JFTC plans to use it to prepare NATO personnel for key leader engagements in Afghanistan, as part of the Resolute Support 15-3 training exercise in July. VRP enhances with commercial game…

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  • Jun 24, 2015

Capitol Hill Modeling & Simulation Expo

Alelo will be discussing and demonstration our Virtual Role-Play Training products for U.S. Congressmen and women and their staffers on Thursday, July 9th in the foyer of the Rayburn Building (Congressional office building). Schedule: 11:30 – 12:30 CONGRESSIONAL COMMENTARY 10:30 – 2:00 EXHIBIT HOURS For the official brochure CLICK HERE.

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  • Apr 17, 2015

Top Five Tips for Working with an Interpreter

If you ever have to work with people who don’t speak any of the same languages as you, you will probably have to use an interpreter to make yourself understood. Interpreters are a highly valuable resource for cross-cultural communication — but when things go wrong, they can go very wrong.

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  • Apr 06, 2015

CIRCL Webinar: How to Transition Cyberlearning Technologies out of the University

Alelo’s Lewis Johnson is leading a webinar, and you are invited! CIRCL Webinar: How to Transition Cyberlearning Technologies out of the University Thursday, April 16, 2015 (online) 2–3 pm EDT / 11-12 pm PDT* How can researchers best prepare for and work with their university technology licensing organization to transition cyberlearning technologies outside of the…

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