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Bridging Generational Differences in the Workplace

Avilar

In my CEO networking groups, I keep hearing frustrations about how Generation X employees don’t work well with Millennials or Baby Boomers. Or when Millennials and Baby Boomers are on the same team, certain disagreements often come up.

4 Important Considerations for Writing Competency Definitions

Avilar

I think we can all agree that writing competency definitions can be challenging. Every employee has a unique writing style developed during their career, and some writers are more skilled than others. Levels of detail can vary, and those levels can often make or break the success of the project.

5 Important Skills for Strong Future Leaders

Avilar

Adapting and driving a company vision. Inspiring innovation through collaboration. Creating a globally connected, flexible, diverse workplace. Tomorrow’s successful business leaders will need to master skills and approaches that differ somewhat from those of today’s leaders.

3 Keys to Successful Federal Leadership Development

Avilar

We need leaders at all levels of the federal government. As the economic, political and demographic landscapes shift, those leaders must thrive in an ever-changing, digitally connected and transparent world.

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

Are You Failing Millennials with Your Performance Management?

Avilar

Millennials are projected to overtake Baby Boomers as America’s largest generation in 2019, the Pew Research Center announced earlier this month. They are already the most prevalent generation in the workplace and are on track to comprise 50 percent of the workforce globally by 2020.

Competency Management: Understanding the Return on Effort

Avilar

Built upon a skills gap analysis, competency management – on its surface – is relatively simple. It consists of three basic activities: Define the competency requirements for each job role in terms of the skills and proficiencies that are required for high performance.

How to Choose Government Competency Management Technology

Avilar

I’m often asked whether competency management systems for commercial entities work well for government organizations, too. The answer is “not necessarily.”. Avilar President Tom Grobicki. Corporations and government organizations have similar competency management needs.

8 Critical Success Factors for Competency Management Implementation

Avilar

Competency management can be used in a variety of ways to benefit an organization. From recruitment to hiring to compensation to training, there is a broad spectrum of applications that can benefit from a solid competency management method.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Are You Ready for These 5 Trends in 2018?

Avilar

January is always a month for optimism, planning and predicting. As we enter 2018, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and anticipating what’s next. On the one hand, this year is simply a continuation of the last one.

How Lifelong Learning is at the Heart of Singapore’s Success

Avilar

By 2030, as many as 375 million workers – or 14% of the global workforce – could find that their jobs have disappeared because of automation. In the U.S., 73 million jobs could be destroyed.

(Part 2) Integrating a Competency Management Method: Why It Results in Success

Avilar

While competency management is sometimes seen as a “complementary” resource to existing human resources functions such as acquisition, training, and succession planning, it is, in fact, much more important than that.

Why Do Companies Commit to the Greater Good?

Avilar

Support a colleague in a 5K charity race. Donate lunch-time fitness classes to nursing home residents. Lead a team of colleagues to build homes for struggling families. Fly aid workers to hurricane-torn communities on the corporate jet (for free).

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

Integrating a Competency Management Method – 5 Steps (Part 1)

Avilar

It would be hard to argue against the many benefits of effective competency management. Access to the skills inventory of a workforce to use for performance improvement alone would be enough reason for any organization to implement a competency management method.

10 Favorite LMS Features and Why We Love Them

Avilar

As a competency management company, we talk to business and learning leaders all the time about their workforce development programs. Our conversations often center on how they can maximize their learning management systems (LMS) to advance the knowledge, skills, and abilities of their employees.

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5 Tips for Doing a Reduction in Force (RIF) the Right Way

Avilar

Low unemployment rates and a scramble to close the skills gap are top-of-mind trends among HR professionals and business leaders. Against such a backdrop, thoughts of reductions in force (RIF) and layoffs are largely ignored.

Disaster Planning: Ask These Critical Questions for Successful Preparedness

Avilar

How does your organization react when employees are out of work for several days for something as simple as the seasonal flu outbreak? It’s common to deal with these types of absences by shifting workloads within departments or peer-groups.

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

Contemplating Competencies: What Are the Best Companies Doing Now?

Avilar

We recently spoke with Avilar’s CEO, Tom Grobicki, to discuss what he’s seeing in the world of workforce competencies. What’s happening? What’s next? Any best practices from companies that are doing it well? Here’s what he had to say.

4 Unrealized Benefits of a Competency Model

Avilar

Every day, savvy organizations make investments in their future. As technology compels business to move faster, and new generations of employees comfortably jump from company to company, smart organizations must continue to ensure that their assets are more than just adequate to move them forward.

Is the Skills Gap a Myth?

Avilar

A quick scan of Google and LinkedIn garners these headlines: “U.S. job openings hit a record high.” Nearly half of companies say they don’t have the skills they need.” Industries look to high school grads to fill skills gap.” companies look overseas to fill the IT skills gap.”

How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI

HT2 Labs

Already using xAPI for more than just reporting? Then you may be wondering how it can be used to launch elearning content. The post How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI appeared first on HT2 Labs. Learning Locker xAPI

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The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

Why You Need a Learning Journey Map

Bottom-Line Performance

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Building Responsive Performance-Oriented Solutions

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Surveys reveal that 93% of organizations want to integrate learning and work. 95% want to respond faster to the speed of business. Still a vast majority of organizations invest in formal trainings when the need of the hour is learning in the workflow.

Increasing Impact Of Gamified E-Learning

G-Cube

For companies seeking to integrate comprehensive training programs, the benefits of e-learning outweigh the instructor-led training. With the traditional training programs, providing the learning material is costly and time-consuming.

Chatbots and Virtual Assistants in L&D: 4 Use Cases to Pilot in 2018

Bottom-Line Performance

Tech analysts predict that 2018 will be a big year for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in all its forms.

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

Mobile App Trends for 2018

Origin Learning

We look at some of the key mobile app trends and examine the categories of apps that will gain popularity in 2018. The Year of the Blockchain. The year 2017 saw terms like ‘Cryptocurrency’ and ‘Bitcoin’ enter the common lexicon.

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The Gamification of Corporate Training

Association eLearning

Although gamification and game-based learning have been around for a few years, only recently are training departments beginning to take these learning and engagement methods seriously. However, convincing the CEO that gamification works is a tougher challenge.

4 Graphic Design Tips for eLearning Newbies

eLearning Brothers

As a graphic and visual designer by trade, I have had my hands on projects in many fields. As such, I’ve used and seen many techniques for creating final design deliverables.

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Top 10 Learning Systems for 2018

eLearning 24-7

I’m sitting here on my patio, with the sea of Cortez in my view. The sun is setting and the only thing on my mind right now, is the Top 10 learning systems for 2018. That and the hawk that flew by and the stillness of the sea and… well, you get the picture. Now without further adieu. #10

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

Microlearning for Knowledge Retention

TLC Media Design

Do you consider yourself an instructional designer, developer, teacher, curriculum writer, coach? Whatever your title preference we all have the same goal, not to just write training material, but to have our learners be able to pull out and retain the information that we put in.