7 Ways an LMS Can Strengthen Your Competency Management Program

Avilar Team

Do you rely on competency data to inform strategic workforce and business decisions? Here are 7 ways an LMS can improve your competency management program

A Competency Model: Examples of How to Use One to Manage Skills


What is a competency model and how do we use one? Here are some competency model examples that will help you better manage your employee skillsets.


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Cohort-Based Learning: What is it? Is it Right for Your Organization?


Cohort-based learning may replace disappointing MOOCs to engage corporate learners. What is cohort-based learning? Is it right for your organization?

Are Your Leaders Equipped to Handle This New World of Work?


To evaluate your workplace leaders’ readiness to handle our new world of work, here are a few questions you should be asking. How we work has drastically changed in recent years and at an unprecedented pace.

Create Engaging Scenario-Based Training on ANY Budget

Speaker: Tim Buteyn - President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions, Inc.

In this webinar, Tim Buteyn of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions will explore how to optimize learner engagement with scenario-based training. You'll learn what makes up scenarios, how they benefit the learner, and why this is important to your organization. You'll also dive into real-world examples across a wide range of budgets and look at how typical training content can be completely transformed.

Hiring for Skills: It’s the First Good Step for Great Changes


Hiring for skills has its benefits. For company leaders who see the big picture, it’s just the first good step to great changes. Everybody’s talking about it. And many companies are doing it. Google is doing it. Accenture, Bank of America, and IBM are doing it. Even the U.S.

It’s National Cybersecurity Month. Here Are 7 Ways to Keep Your Company Cyber-Safe


The truth of cyber resilience is that each of us has a part to play. Here are seven ways to keep your company cyber-safe this National Cybersecurity Month. Massive data breaches. Crippling ransomware attacks. Diversions of sensitive information to malicious hackers.

Competency Models: Choosing the Right Type for My Organization


Successful organizations use competency models. They understand and emphasize the importance of putting processes in place for recruitment, training and career path planning for their employees.

How the Right Talent Management Software Can Help With Remote Workers


Remote workers are woven into the fabric of today’s workforces. It’s time to ensure that your talent management software works for remote workers, too. For many companies, remote workers are now woven into the fabric of the company’s workforce and operations.

How to Combat #QuietQuit at Your Workplace. Should you?


A viral TikTok #QuietQuit video sparked debates. What is quiet quitting? Why is it happening now? Here’s how to combat #QuietQuit at your workplace. In July 2022, when a TikTok video on “quiet quitting” went viral, the world noticed.

The Changing World of HR: Prepare Your HCM for the Future

Speaker: Mark Stelzner - Founder & Managing Principal at IA

Join Mark Stelzner of IA as he discusses how to optimize your current HCM system and the opportunities for new tech.

How Competencies Can Strengthen Your Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans


September is National Preparedness Month. Find out how competencies can strengthen your business continuity and disaster recovery plans and processes.

What Can a Sales Competency Model Do for Your Business Growth?


We all know that sales drive business growth. And that stronger sales individuals and teams can accelerate revenue growth. But great sales and business development individuals and teams don’t happen by accident. And it’s not simply a matter of hiring those with the best track record.

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How to Engage and Retain New College Graduates


If you’re in the throes of hiring or onboarding new college graduates, congratulations! You’re building your future workforce. You already know for the vast majority of new grads, there will be a skills gap between company expectations and university curricula.

8 Ways to Create a Caring Culture in the Workplace for Nonnative English Speakers


More and more companies are offering English as a Second Language classes. Here are eight ways to create a caring culture in the workplace for nonnative English speakers. Our country is filled with people whose skills, talents, and experiences are blocked by a language barrier.

The Next Level of Sales Enablement: Sales Content Management

Speaker: Deniz Olcay, Senior Director of Product Marketing, and Jake Miller, Senior Product Marketing Manager

In this value-packed webinar, Deniz Olcay and Jake Miller will unravel and debunk the top three SCM myths and explain how to get the most from your SCM solution.

Do your leaders have the skills needed to successfully manage teams remotely?


It’s always been important for leaders to hone their management skills to keep up with organizational priorities, leadership best practices, and workforce trends. For example, over the past decade employee technical skills have become essential for nearly all job categories.

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Creating a Competency Framework in 5 Easy Steps


What is a competency framework? What are the benefits? How do I get started creating one? Here are the answers to all your questions. Better management, employee retention, a more efficient workforce and even improvement on your company’s bottom line—what’s not to like?

How Competencies Help You Overcome the Halo Effect in the Workplace


What does the halo effect look like at work? Why is it problematic? How can competencies help you overcome the halo effect in the workplace? Successful, likable celebrities are seen as intelligent, kind, and funny, too.

First-generation professionals: What can you do to ensure they succeed?


For decades, colleges and universities have recognized the special challenges faced by first-generation students – those whose parents did not earn a college degree.

The L&D Strategy Roundtable

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors that affect training and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

Why Successful Upskilling Requires the Right Skills Assessment Tools


“I don’t think there’s a single person, from CEO to front-line worker, who can afford over the next five or 10 years to not upskill in some way.”. Future of Work Analyst Kweilin Ellingrud, Senior Partner at McKinsey and Director of its Global Institute (via BBC Worklife ).

Choosing Your Learning Tech Stack? Check Your Training Needs First


Learning leaders are asking, “Which is the best learning tech stack?” Instead of starting with technology, we urge you to check your training needs first. There’s been a lot of talk lately about the proliferation and evolution of learning technologies.

Why You Should Value Competencies and Skills Over College Degrees?


Individuals and companies are re-thinking the value of college degrees. What’s happening now? Why should your organization value competencies and skills over degrees? Until the U.S.

Career Transparency: Why Does it Matter for Employee Retention?


For many reasons … the pandemic disruption, the Great Resignation , annual strategic planning initiatives … employers are taking a hard look at their employee retention efforts. How well is your company retaining top-performing employees? Are employees in key roles staying or leaving?

Drips, Bots, and Blogs: A Non-Traditional Approach to Learning Reinforcement

Speaker: Shannon Tipton, Chief Learning Officer, Learning Rebels LLC

Today's work culture requires giving people the ability to control when and where they participate in their professional development. Learn how you can provide valuable, self-directed bites of learning content (and strategies to make that content stick) in this webinar!

5 Steps to Closing the Workforce Skills Gap with Continuous Learning


Five steps to closing a workforce skills gap with continuous learning. Creating a resilient workforce has emerged as a top priority for business leaders.

How to Choose the Best Performance Management Software for Your SME


As organizations grow and evolve, most leaders mature their policies, processes, and systems to adequately support the business at scale.

Reskilling, Upskilling, and New Skilling: What’s the Difference? Why Does It Matter?


Over the past couple of years, business leaders have faced shifting business models, changing workforce demographics, emerging cultural movements, and persistent competition for highly skilled professionals.

4 Predictions: Why 2022 Will Be a Skills-First Kind of Year


Ready or not, 2022 is here! While much of what we learned in 2021 will inform our year, there are a number of standout trends that will uniquely shape the year ahead.

Discover the Secrets to Creating More Meaningful Training Experiences

Speaker: David Kelly - CEO The Learning Guild & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer at Userlane

During this webinar, you will learn how to streamline your software training, boost ROI for your systems, and increase employee productivity.

Skills-Based Talent Management: What is it? Why is it Important?


Skills-based talent management isn’t a new concept. For decades, companies have identified the skills required for their jobs, then hired people with those skills and developed that skillset once employees were on board. Marketing skills for marketing professionals.

How Can Competency Management Help With Hiring Internal Candidates?


When was the last time you learned something unexpected about a colleague? Perhaps your office manager is a lead singer in a local band. Or a project manager once taught scuba diving in the Caribbean. Your accountant loves to skydive. A technical support analyst draws and paints every weekend.

The Great Resignation is Happening. Is Your Company Ready?


A few short months ago, employers were making hard decisions about PPP loans, furloughs, and layoffs as many industries stalled in the face of the pandemic. Many employees were clinging to jobs and desperately balancing work and life commitments in a mask-donned, Zoom-connected, COVID-driven world.

5 Tips for Building a Successful Return-to-Office Plan


If you’re like most companies with an office environment, more of your employees are starting to work from the office on a more regular basis. You may be mandating that all employees return by a set date. Or actively encouraging employees to work more days in the office.

Authentic eLearning Localization: Challenges and Best Practices

Speaker: Chris Paxton McMillin, President of D3 Training Solutions

People prefer to learn in their native language, so localizing eLearning helps genuinely engage learners and gives them that much-needed sense of inclusion. In this exclusive webinar with Chris Paxton, learn how to ensure that authentic translation and localization work for your organization!

How the Right Talent Management Software Can Help With Remote Workers


Remote workers are woven into the fabric of today’s workforces. It’s time to ensure that your talent management software works for remote workers, too. For many companies, remote workers are now woven into the fabric of the company’s workforce and operations.

Key Talent Issues in SMB


Talent issues in SMB are quite similar to those of larger organizations. Here we outline five of the most common talent needs. Most of the SMBs we work with have two main objectives: Financial stability and growth.

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4 Benefits of Performance Management Tools for Small and Mid-Size Enterprises


Most start-ups and small companies are perfectly capable of covering the basics of managing a workforce. Payroll and benefits are put in place. Training is offered. Performance reviews are conducted at least annually. The systems and processes to manage these tasks tend be basic, too.

What did Hurricane Ida teach us about business continuity strategy?


On August 29, Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana as a strong Category 4 hurricane – exactly 15 years after the Category 5 Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and surrounding areas.

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Localization: Revolutionize Your Global Content Strategy

Speaker: Zak Haitkin, Localization Manager

From broad communication to eLearning and virtual content distinctions to understanding the unique cultural nuances of a new demographic, there are many factors at play when it comes to localization projects at scale. Join this webinar with localization manager Zak Haitkin to dive into the details!