What Happens When Your Employees Don’t Know?
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
When checking your phone (which you do about 100 times a day), you see a promotion come through for an item you’ve been wanting for a while. The bottom line is, your employees need to know more and your current way of helping them acquire knowledge just isn’t working. The post What Happens When Your Employees Don’t Know? Knowledge gaps Retail training
Axonify Solves the Employee Knowledge Problem
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
If you think hard, the common denominator for each of these challenges is knowledge. From top to bottom, what each employee knows or doesn’t know has an exponential impact on the overall success of your company. When employees don’t have the right knowledge, expecting them to be top performers (or even average performers) just isn’t realistic. Written by Carol Leaman.
Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap
APRIL 13, 2016
Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap was originally published in the IACET blog as a guest post by Digitec President Jack McGrath. The skills-gap issue is growing more critical in the U.S., Continuing education is needed to address the crisis, but while most associations do provide education, a number of third-party suppliers have entered the marketplace as well.
Doing and knowing
Learning with e's
MAY 15, 2014
This is a follow on post from my recent Knowing and Doing blog post. John Moravec''s book Knowmad Society outlines some of the key factors of learning in a technology dominated workplace, including an emphasis on learning through social connections rather than simply through direct exposure to knowledge. Skills and knowledge go hand in hand. References Brabazon, T.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. employees have the knowledge and skills. struggle to do this well for is front-line. learning-doing gap. We puzzled over the learning-doing gap and this led us to define a. hope is relevant in many other situations where there’s a learning- doing gap). in the seat, driving performance gaps and employee.
Mind the gap – Skill-gap testing in eFrontPro 4.5
AUGUST 2, 2016
Do you know what those are? Because, as of last week, the latest update to your favorite Learning and Talent Development Platform, affectionately known as eFrontPro 4.5 , is here to help you answer exactly those kinds of questions, thanks to its brand new skill-gap testing engine. Skill-gap testing 101. Skill-gap testing in eFrontPro. Joking, well, kind of.
Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
What can I do? How do I advance in my career when I’m barely qualified for an entry level job in my field even though I have a degree? Who are your potential members and what do they want? You can help your members over the skills gap with competency based learning, career focused training, and micro-credentialing. How do I know? So how do you do it?
Why It’s Your Job to Close the Skills Gap and How You Can Do It
JANUARY 25, 2016
You’re the best person to bridge the skills gap for your team. Economists and researchers like to argue about whether there’s any evidence for a skills gap, but as a recent article in Inc. points out, if you cannot find qualified candidates for your business, it doesn’t matter what the rest of the country is doing. You have a skills gap. And it’s your job to do so.
Is your company know-how about to leave? How to close the skills gap before it opens.
JANUARY 18, 2016
When people take their know-how with them, the whole team suffers. In particular, you have to make sure that exiting employees don’t leave a skills gap in their wakes. They got a fast 14% turnover, but departing employees took valuable knowledge with them. They didn’t address the skills gap before shaking up the workforce. Prevent the gap with a culture of learning.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND. KNOWING AND DOING. DO REAL WORK REALLY WELL” I like my. KNOWLEDGE IS THE. Page 32 What skills do. But some things do change – and have. but has provided skills or knowledge that have actually. You also need to know. So it’s time to think on your feet: • Do you know what’s likely to be. Any gaps?
Employee training myths you could be “April fooling” yourself about
APRIL 1, 2016
Employees aren’t learning more; they’re not retaining enough knowledge; and they’re not able to apply their learning effectively to the job. With the right approach, you can deliver and reinforce learning every day, allowing employees to build knowledge continually and more firmly embed it into long-term memory. Debunked: Traditionally, L&D has looked at the subjects employees should know and then has created training content around those subjects. And today, new business practices and learning technologies make it much easier to do just that. Truth? Or Myth?
How Businesses Can Fix the Employee Knowledge Gap
MARCH 23, 2016
Employee knowledge gaps are permeating the corporate world at a pace we don’t care for, and the chasm is only widening by the day. Such a massive volume of material means that employees don’t know what to find, where, or even what to focus on. Employers need to focus their energy on knowledge building, instead of simply delivering information. Title: Repeat. Modify.
Is Knowledge Transfer Part of Your L&D Strategy?
MARCH 3, 2015
There is a gap in your organization. On one side, you have your business objectives, your subject matter experts and all of the knowledge, skills and content employees need to know to meet your objectives. On the other side are your employees: human beings trying to do their jobs in an imperfect environment. How do we pass the baton? Embrace the Design Phase.
Are you missing this critical step when trying to build workplace knowledge?
MARCH 4, 2016
Robust employee knowledge is a critical component of optimal performance. After all, if employees don’t know , they can’t do. Unfortunately, when it comes to arming employees with the knowledge they need to execute their roles to the best of their ability, many organizations skip an important step: providing on-demand access to information. Enable employee contribution.
Could Competency-Based Online Training Address the Skills Gap?
MARCH 23, 2015
If, upon graduation, he applies for a job that is not traditionally associated with the degree he earned, can employers expect that he can do the job—and do it well? But ultimately recruiters and hiring managers do not know if a candidate will be successful in a position until the candidate proves success down the road. Meanwhile, there’s a skills gap in the workforce.
How to Bridge the Corporate Knowledge Gap
OCTOBER 31, 2016
The knowledge crisis in the corporate world is becoming greater. I did not know I was supposed to do it this way!” This is indicative of a knowledge gap. Organizations need to identify these gaps and resolve it. Here are some ways to bridge the knowledge gap. It is considered to be knowledge available at your fingertips.
DevLearn evaluation: The gap is widening: We are in a crisis!
Challenge to Learn
OCTOBER 31, 2014
During DevLearn I found that there is a huge gap between the presenters and the audience. I did notice that gap at other conferences as well, but in my opinion that gap is widening. And I believe that the gap with the real world and the business reality is even bigger. They hear these stories but it is my impression that many of them even do not know where to start.
How e-learning can close employee knowledge gaps
APRIL 28, 2016
A recent McKinsey study shines a spotlight on the serious gap between the knowledge employees need to do their jobs and the knowledge they exist with from educational institutions in the United States. That is a huge split, and more and more human resources departments are turning to e-learning to help close that gap. Be innovative.
Bridge the eLearning Gap with Effective Feedback
JUNE 4, 2015
Here are a few tips to help you fill in learning gaps and maximize learning transfer by writing effective feedback for your elearning courses. The feedback students need depends on your course content, the level and type of information you are providing, the existing knowledge of your students, the learning objectives of your course, and so forth. This can leave gaps in their knowledge that may negatively impact their performance on the final exam. Did you know that ?”) You can do it!” Teach the world—and make money doing so. Careful.”
Closing the 5 Reinforcement Gaps
JULY 13, 2015
It’s a common misconception that just because someone has been trained, that they will use the knowledge and skills learned during training. You must also reinforce knowledge and skills after training has ended to keep them from falling victim to the Forgetting Curve. These gaps include: Knowledge. Reinforcement Gaps Most Training Programs Close. Skills.
The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture
JULY 6, 2016
The importance of knowledge management within organisations used to be a thing that could be easily overlooked. However, with the Baby Boomer Brain Drain phenomenon and the millennial job-hopping trend changing the face of the workforce, the harmful effects of knowledge loss are becoming more and more evident. The reality of Knowledge Loss. The Cost of knowledge loss.
Technology Options for Developing and Leveraging Staff Knowledge and Skills
DECEMBER 6, 2012
Question from a client: Our staff need to be agile in knowledge and skill development to thrive in an environment of ever faster change. What are the technology options for different states in skill and knowledge? Of course, foundation knowledge or skills should always be couched in learner’s context so that they can understand how the information relates to them.
Technology-enabled Learning to Assess Product Knowledge [Infographic]
JULY 7, 2016
When it comes to assessing the product knowledge of the sales reps, assessments help training managers realize knowledge gaps if any, update the training courses, take measures to improve workforce performance, and much more. Do share your views! Assessments form a crucial part of any training process. Hope you like this post. Training Solutions Sales Training
Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training
DECEMBER 6, 2016
Unless these complications are recognized and addressed, those gaps can create a communications stumbling block that impedes a company’s or an organization’s long-term success. Much like using Google to answer a question as it comes up in real time, these generations just want to know what they need to know now. Recognizing the Divide. aversion to change. teamwork.
Profit By Sharing What You Already Know
MAY 21, 2015
Whenever I am having a conversation with someone about selling online courses, I usually encounter one of two sentiments: I have the best course idea in the world that I know will sell. The more important aspect of selling your own elearning is to determine how your experiences bridge a specific gap in a market. You and I both know that people are extremely busy today.
10 Things Thriving Leaders Need to Know
DECEMBER 15, 2012
Knowing yourself, your people and how to influence are among the most vital leadership skills needed for 2013. Know yourself and your impact. Know your people. Leaders can only know the answer to this by taking the time to really know their people — style, what engages, interests and motivates them to deliver the best work. Know your stuff. People expect their leader to have enough knowledge to guide them well. Know your organization and how to influence it. Know your customers. Know your boss and your peers.
9 Product Knowledge M-learning Delivery Formats for Sales Teams
MARCH 12, 2017
It is a well-known fact that products are the lifeline of companies, and sales reps need to be equipped with good knowledge of products. Online learning nuggets are very useful to close the product knowledge gaps of your sales reps. The sales rep, who was busy with his work, could not brush up his knowledge of the firm’s latest product. Please do so. Podcasts.
Retaining Your Company’s Knowledge through eLearning
DECEMBER 15, 2014
By now, what we call the “2020 Information Age”, knowledge has become an asset. Immeasurable And all the while you thought, your eLearning efforts had been enough to generate “knowledge” within your company to coax in enough ROI, the much anticipated green bills. Think: Knowledge + Management = Knowledge Management. Knowledge. A knowledge culture.
Personalization for Knowledge Workers
NOVEMBER 26, 2012
In this post I address use cases that apply to a high-skilled knowledge workforce. Personalization for the high-skill knowledge worker. The 2013 high-skill knowledge worker is connected, mobile, global, dispersed and relies the new breed of communication, and collaboration technologies to do business. So how do we get there? The Collaborative, High-Skill Worker.
Student Memberships: How Associations Can Fill Skills Gaps for Grads
OCTOBER 18, 2013
Many Millennials, like myself, don’t realize that there’s often a huge gap between the content they learn in college and the skills they need to succeed in the workforce after graduation. I didn’t know anything about associations, let alone that many of them offer certifications in areas I’m interested in. It’s your job to make sure Millenials know your association exists.
The Biggest Myth in Building a Learning Culture
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
It’s common knowledge employees increasingly value a workplace that nurtures learning. The reality is, everyone – EVERYONE , wants to be part of a business which values knowledge and learning. . Those organizations who don’t value knowledge share have deeper issues, trust me. Knowledge sharing should be a daily organizational habit. ” .
The State of Instructional Design
MARCH 4, 2015
Workers needed to learn how to follow established processes, operate equipment, and pass along unique knowledge from experienced workers to new entrants. The challenge now is how best to do this when, at the same time, employees are also nearly always working as work and life become fused. What are we L&D professionals to do? Just do it. If I had a hammer. ” 2.
What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning
JULY 15, 2016
An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). Instead of a comprehensive view, learners get more of a “peek” of the subject matter’s most important information and continue to build and build upon that knowledge. How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right? What do you know about your learners?
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design
MAY 6, 2009
Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Describing What You Do: Instructional Design Youre at a playground and you start talking to the mom sitting on the bench next to you. Eventually, she asks you what you do for work. What do you say? This was me yesterday: Playground Mom: So, what do you do? Thats a great description, but it still doesnt help me tell the woman on the playground what it is that I do. How do you explain yourself? How do you tell someone whos not in the field what you do? I do stuff on the computer" 8:07 AM Lynn Ireland said.
How Do You Get Leaders to Change?
OCTOBER 2, 2012
Once the goal for the change is clear, the person must receive some sort of learning support or instruction on how to do the new behavior. Most leaders will agree that they often do not get the kind of attention they need to initiate substantial change. “When a gap has been identified, we expect them to be able to make the shifts on their own. “They need to know how it will help today, right now,” Grimshaw said. Anything they learn has to make sense in terms of what they are doing on the job.” • What are you doing right now?
4 Ways to Assess the Product Knowledge of Your Sales Team
JUNE 20, 2016
But at the same time, it is the responsibility of the product training managers to know to what extent sales people have understood about the product and test them periodically. Such periodic assessments not only reinforce the training conducted, but also improve retention and facilitate knowledge transfer on-field. Please do share! Sales Simulations. Game-based Evaluation.