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The Learning & Development Podcast: Actually Addressing Skills Gaps with Simon Gibson

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This transcript is from the conversation between David and Simon Gibson on addressing skills gaps. In this episode, I’m speaking with Simon Gibson, an experienced and esteemed Learning OD and talent leader about really addressing skills gaps. David: No, I know.

Increasing your ROI with Video Learning

Your Training Edge

How do you see and define the term success being a training manager? But do you know there is a universal goal for the success? One of the major metrics used to gauge training ROI is total duration or the time period learners spend with your training materials. In fact in my own learning modules of different courses, video learning is the major theme to deliver the message and enhance the skills of learners. And, you know what?

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Remote Mentoring 101

G-Cube

So how do you translate these into a remote working environment where all the above are not possible for the lack of a personal interface? So how do we replicate the same in a virtual environment?

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

But I do believe the past can inform the future. If you follow Talented Learning , you know we share information and advice through multiple channels. To sample our webinars, try three of this year’s most popular sessions: #3 How to Spark High-Impact Skills Development.

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What Is The Business Value of Online Learning?

LearnDash

You’ve heard a lot about online learning, but how do you know it’s the best solution for your organization? It may even be most effective to adopt a blended learning approach, where the a specialist uses online learning as a way to support learners remotely. Retain skilled workers through ongoing education. Close the talent gap. Businesses around the country are struggling to fill skilled labor positions due to talent gaps among the workforce.

JULIE DIRKSEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

When we no longer do so much procedural training, we need to have other skills to keep us relevant and useful, and I believe that an understanding of behavioral design is a crucial part of that. But we still have a role to play in the acquisition of more complex skills.

Train Where it Counts: Turn Work Into Your Main Learning Engine

Pract.us

Most companies use traditional courses or videos as their main engine for developing employee skills. General courses and videos teach leadership skills, communication, or time management.Then once or twice a year, managers assess their employees in broad terms, such as “uses time well.”. As Jac Fitz-enz, CEO of Human Capital Source and Workforce Intelligence notes, these occasional appraisals do little to help employees improve.

The future of learning is humanity, with a side of technology

CLO Magazine

It’s not surprising, then, that almost every CLO in 2021 is listing the growing skills gap and new talent upskilling as a top priority. These technologies and skills frameworks have been implemented in some version for years but have produced limited results.

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Tips and Strategies to Create a Roadmap to Transform Your eLearning Programs

EI Design

Legendary American professional baseball player Yogi Berra is famously quoted for saying, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.”. In this article, I’ll shed some light on how you can do just that. Improvement of skills and proficiency.

Time for a New Look at Learning: Or What I Learned from Reading “Informal Learning at Work”

Pract.us

In Matthews’ words, “Much of the learning we do on a daily basis is not something we think of or label as learning. Basically, employees are filling in their knowledge gaps themselves any way they can. He cites Forrester research that found 47% of business technology users in North America and Europe use one or more websites not sanctioned by IT to do their jobs. 2) Helping people jump the “knowing-doing gap”. Your team learns informally all the time.

6 Corporate Training Expectations in 2019

Time to Know

Did you know that 78% of learning and design teams still use traditional instructor-led classroom training programs? With shorter time to market (TTM), the immediate adoption of new regulations and policies, quicker dissemination of updates, new features and faster onboarding – businesses are needing better ways to keep up. Identifying and assessing skills gaps takes the number 1 spot in 2019 for talent development, according to the LinkedIn workplace learning report of 2019.

Successful Transition to Remote Learning: Decoding the New Normal

Harbinger Interactive Learning

The world might be grappling with multiple slowdowns today, but if there is one area that the COVID-19 crisis has fast-tracked, it is the adoption of remote work and remote learning. Do you understand the potential and boundaries of remote learning in organizations?

20 things I’ve learned from 20 years of learning measurement

CLO Magazine

Curiosity about your business, how it’s doing, and how to improve it naturally leads to the need for measurement. Do students like my course? 2: Many organizations want to measure but don’t know where to begin. Build an operations dashboard and trend how you’re doing.

10 Steps to Help You Lead Organizational Change

CLO Magazine

change As a chief learning officer, how do you lead organizational change? Engage your team in reviewing, discussing and analyzing organizational change case studies to distill key learnings that can be adopted and adapted in your organization. Review the Plan-Do-Study-Act model with your team and decide how you can use it in your organization. Establish metrics to measure learning, creativity and innovation in your organization. Know thyself.

Seven Innovative Ways To Measure Training Effectiveness

WhatFix

This is doubly ironic, considering most L&Ds departments are pumped on data-analytics-steroids, with a mandate to get metrics for every activity undertaken. So, then wherein lies the gap? Especially after investing months and several thousands of dollars (with spends growing by 14% year on year) on elaborate workplace training sessions, companies need to know if the exercise is delivering any real returns (time, productivity and money). Measuring Software Adoption.

What is Employee Training & Development? Learn Here

learnWorlds

Perhaps this has much to do with the fact that they prefer to invest in their long-term success rather than making ends meet or staying in a stagnant dead-end job. But what do we really know about employee training and development? 4 Employee Training Examples to Know.

5 Tips for being a Productive and Motivated Learner

Your Training Edge

Being a training and development trainer since last many years, I consider my success revolving not just around the learning and performance metrics, but also the people who are being trained and turned into a more productive entity for their respective firms. You possess the e-learning experience, skills sets and knowledge, which are characterized as the major elements for a successful e-learner. Plus, you never know you get stuck in some happening that day.

The other 5 principles of learning reinforcement

Matrix

The first two had to do with closing the various gaps between the actual situation and the desired one and with mastering the steps towards lasting behavioral change. The following five principles refer to what the organization should do to ensure employees not only learn but get to apply that knowledge in the workplace for better results. Any new skill has to be exercised in order for it to become habit.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Training managers have a lot to do. Why do I need to do that? What can we do? Why Do Training Programs Need Accessible Elearning? But How Do I Know My Elearning Is Accessible? What to Do with the Elearning You Already Have. What to Do with the Elearning You Haven’t Yet Created. Training Managers Have a Lot to Do. What do we mean by “elearning”? What do we mean by “accessibility”? How do you do this?

Data Driven

Tony Karrer

Understanding this model is important in order to be able to apply it within different situations in order to help drive behavior change that ultimately leads to improvement in metrics. THE PROCESS AND MODEL At its simplest, the model is based on providing metrics that suggest possible tactical interventions, support the creation of action plans to improve the metrics and track the changes in the metrics so that performers can see their progress and continually improve.

6 Corporate Training Expectations in 2019

Time to Know

Did you know that 78% of learning and design teams still use traditional instructor-led classroom training programs? With shorter time to market (TTM), the immediate adoption of new regulations and policies, quicker dissemination of updates, new features and faster onboarding – businesses are needing better ways to keep up. Identifying and assessing skills gaps is the number 1 focus in 2019 for talent development, according to the LinkedIn workplace learning report of 2019.

5 Tips for More Effective Sales Coaching

Zunos

Sales leaders who adopt and embrace sales coaching can help transform their teams into quota-conquering champions. Here are a few questions to consider that will help you get started: Do they know who your target customers are and their common pain points?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Training managers have a lot to do. Why do I need to do that? What can we do? Why Do Training Programs Need Accessible Elearning? But How Do I Know My Elearning Is Accessible? What to Do with the Elearning You Already Have. What to Do with the Elearning You Haven’t Yet Created. Training Managers Have a Lot to Do, Redux. What do we mean by “elearning”? What do we mean by “accessibility”? How do you do this?

What’s Better for Your Employees – Digital Training or Instructor-Led Training

Kitaboo

Adopt a modern training approach such as digital training to make the employee feel like s/he has joined a company that’s focused on achieving results and at the same time values employees’ learning needs. This helps them identify gaps in training and work upon bridging those gaps by either redesigning the training module or mentoring the trainee. Post training, this feature can also be used for tracking employee metrics and goals. WANT TO KNOW HOW KITABOO WORKS?

Learning at Large Ep1: Building a learning culture for 45,000 salespeople

Elucidat

I’ve known Paul for a number of years, but I got a lot from our chat together—and hope you do too. Paul and his team support over 45,000 salespeople with personal learning programs, adopting a strong design approach and a focus on tangible learning outcomes. Simon: So, Paul, just to get started then— can you tell us a bit about yourself, what you’re doing at Utility Warehouse, and your role there? Saying, “Do we actually understand the genuine problem?”

Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

After all, they’ve got their finger on the pulse and definitely know their stuff! Almost every profession is advancing faster than ever, and even employees in sales, service, and operational roles need regular updates on programs, processes, and core skills to stay productive and grow. This is what is so badly needed in the new world of “finding time” to do what’s most important. What do people want from their learning experiences?

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From higher ed to PepsiCo CLO

CLO Magazine

To achieve that goal, the company needed to shift its leadership culture to adopt a more long-term view of developing and reskilling the workforce, says Sergio Ezama, PepsiCo’s chief talent officer and CHRO of global functions and groups. “It It was like doing HR for faculty,” Nagler says.

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Free learning & development webinars for June 2020

Limestone Learning

In fact, the more a program manager invests in their own skills, the more impact they can have on an organization. Most companies have failed to invest in skills and talent and it has steamrolled out of control. Know of any upcoming free L&D webinars?

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Learning System Forecasts 2019

eLearning 24-7

Who would have seen that Amazon is working on a commercial LMS, which based on the background of the person running Learning Products, doesn’t really point towards an LMS like you know the term actually means (I’ll get to that shortly)? I do not know if it will be by the end of 2018 or by Q2 of 2019, but when they launch, besides the big whoopla that comes with it, they will do damage. Expect to see systems focused only on skill building to hit the market.

Create Flexibility of Learning and Teaching with Online Publishing

MagicBox

Digital learning tools also let students take a more self-directed approach to learn and sharpen their analytical reasoning and critical thinking skills. Adopting a responsive, intuitive and intelligent digital platform that easily integrates with your LMS can further strengthen your position in the e-Learning ecosystem. 1.Helps teachers assess gaps and identify learning needs Multimodal learning is essential to engage students with varying preferences.

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Create Flexibility of Learning and Teaching with Online Publishing

MagicBox

Digital learning tools also let students take a more self-directed approach to learn and sharpen their analytical reasoning and critical thinking skills. Adopting a responsive, intuitive and intelligent digital platform that easily integrates with your LMS can further strengthen your position in the e-Learning ecosystem. 1.Helps teachers assess gaps and identify learning needs Multimodal learning is essential to engage students with varying preferences.

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Why Now is the Right Time to Build a Powerful Workforce

Avilar

When it comes to building tomorrow’s federal workforce, government leaders agree that technology is outdated, retiring personnel are leaving knowledge gaps in their wake, and employees need to be rewarded based on performance (not longevity). metrics to confirm behavior and guide next steps. Without these measures, organizations will make ad hoc decisions, and leaders – even when the outcome is positive – won’t know why. We know it works.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

Where do you even start? We all know that trends don’t happen anew on January 1st. Biggest hidden trend: more companies are doing research on their own products! To do this Microlearning becomes the ideal solution and mobile via responsive learning becomes the ideal vehicle. There will also be more opportunities to engage students in projects, with an emphasis on higher order thinking skills, including the creation of videos, podcasts, blogs and more.

Degreed + Pathgather: Best. Year. Ever.

Degreed

It’s been exactly one year since we announced that Pathgather and Degreed would be joining forces to take skill building, measuring, and communicating to unforeseen heights. In the future, we’ll showcase clients who are leading the charge with their successful adoptions of the combined platform. The cards now show content type, duration, user completions, likes, and relevant skills. Pop a bottle of bubbly.

The big digital learning trends for 2019, according to the experts

Elucidat

We reached out to 15 industry experts ranging from experienced in-house learning managers, established solutions providers and consultants, presenters, authors and thought-leaders, with two key questions: What digital learning trends do you think we’ll see rise in 2019? So please do so, L&D! Read more on how to do microlearning well – going beyond a mass of meaningless content. ” Hopes: A culture where everyone knows how to learn, and can go do it.

Free L&D webinars for April 2020

Limestone Learning

Organizations have grappled with the digital transformation of learning for years, slowly adopting new technologies in fits and starts. Competency models identify what organizations need people in particular roles to do for the organizations to succeed and create competitive advantage.

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Change Leadership: When Change Management Is Not Enough

Living in Learning

Ask any IT professional if they have a repeatable process for Change Management (CM) and you can expect an unequivocal “Yes we do!” Tactical CM is a requirement, but it will not generate enough momentum to bridge the gap between deployment and implementation. What “IT models” do not typically address, nor do most CM efforts, are effective and sustainable impacts in the first category – Culture, be it learning-oriented or otherwise. What will I have to do differently?

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