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How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Success depends on the ability to create value for their brand. In the past, they achieved this in part by selling continuing education content to members, either directly or indirectly through conferences and forums. skills gap” problem. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? According to the U.S.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Success depends on the ability to create value for their brand. In the past, they achieved this in part by selling continuing education content to members, either directly or indirectly through conferences and forums. skills gap ” problem. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? According to the U.S.

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How to Drive Agile Learning for a More Effective Workforce

Learning Wire

Although required skillsets have evolved rapidly in recent years, many organisations have not updated their methods of learning to keep pace. Poor planning and a lack of reactivity has led to a lack of learner engagement and drives an ever-widening skills gap. However, with the right approach, it is possible to drive agile learning to create an agile and highly-engaged workforce to help deliver business goals. The impact of a skills gap.

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Agile Leaders: Born or Bred?

CLO Magazine

Leaders who can thrive in any business environment share one important trait: agility. Consider the following two very different scenarios. The first involves a manager in charge of the logistics operations for a company where the supply chain is in disarray. The second scenario involves a marketing executive in an emerging market whose product launch isn’t going according to plan. Mental agility. People agility. Change agility.

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Closing the Skills Gap with AI, VR, D&I, and Jazz

NovoEd

Closing the skills gap is an urgent issue. That’s just one of many insights shared during the Future Workplace CLO Leadership Summit on October 10-11, 2019 at Infor’s New York City headquarters. But why the urgency and what can we do about it? jobs are unfilled as of last June and the skills gap widened over the past year. Today, IBM leaders now point to behavioral skills as the most critical for the workforce.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Success depends on the ability to create value for their brand. In the past, they achieved this in part by selling continuing education content to members, either directly or indirectly through conferences and forums. These diverse entities all sell accredited continuing education content — and they’re starting to make a dent in the U.S.

Reasons Why You Need to Create a Corporate Learning Culture

Your Training Edge

The world of work and business is always in flux. The rate is fast-paced and it takes a forward-looking and long-sighted mentality to stay afloat and abreast of the changes that occur daily. For employers to reduce their overall cost of running their organization they must encourage a learning culture in their organization. This is especially important if your staff has an online writing job. Workers soon become disenchanted with the job.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. THE INTERVIEW: 1. How significant is innovation for businesses to succeed?

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

“ When people leverage collaboration platforms to contribute and to build relationships, that appeals to their intrinsic motivators of autonomy, mastery, and relatedness. ” ~ Working Out Loud: Better for You; Better for the Firm. Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name. Dion Hinchcliffe in “ What Are the Required Skills for Today’s Digital Workforce?

The Importance of Training and Development for Start-ups

Gyrus

The Importance of Training and Development for Start-ups and Small Businesses. With the hectic nature of start-up organizations today, one can easily make a claim that it is never too early to evaluate the effectiveness of a structured Learning, Training, and Development program. It is best to establish clear methods and processes in which the business as a whole can easily achieve their lofty goals. Skill-Gaps.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

It’s a busy time of year, even during normal times. The return of school can be very distracting, and with so much pandemic-induced uncertainty, people are scrambling more than ever. You’ll learn how to add standard question slides on the tail end of your video.

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Free learning & development webinars for June 2020

Limestone Learning

June is just around the corner and flowers have opened up everywhere. It looks like the economy might slowly be following suit, but we’re still far from normal. The good thing is that people have learned new ways of working — and this will evolve as the guidelines around physical distancing start to relax. Wouldn’t it be great to keep all the good things about the shutdown while saying goodbye to the bad? Leverage the power of coaching.

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Free L&D webinars for November 2020

Limestone Learning

There’s a chill in the air — time to don a fleecy warm mask! This is always a great time of year to stay inside, and we’ve had plenty of encouragement this year to do just that. What a great time to catch up on work and even do a bit of professional development.

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Podcast 19: Customer Education 101 – With Dave Derington of Azuqua

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 19 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. EPISODE 19 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: On our previous episode , we talked about the increasing popularity of customer success programs among high-growth companies – especially software-as-a-service (SaaS) vendors. But there’s definitely a gap. And the media?

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, June 4, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: The Well-Connected Employee: Networking Competencies That Foster Engagement, Collaboration, and Business Results (Free for ATD members) In a survey of 2,000 employees from many different organizations, only 20% said, “Yes, I have the network I need to get the job done.” In this webcast, you’ll explore the eight networking competencies that are needed by almost everyone, in almost every job type, at almost every level.

Free L&D webinars for October 2020

Limestone Learning

The wet stuff was a refreshing relief after weeks of hazy smoke in the air — and a reminder to resume our fall routines. Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Lead Elearning Evangelist, to learn about 20 of her favourite tips and tricks to create elearning courses using Adobe Captivate.

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CLARK QUINN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. How significant is innovation for businesses to succeed? What are the trends?

Gain a Competitive Advantage in L&D with an LXP 

Learning Pool

Intelligent use of digital technology can give businesses a significant competitive advantage. It allows businesses to be agile, flexible and disruptive. So, how can L&D use technology to train people to deliver a competitive advantage? . The challenge of the new economy. ICT has transformed modern business and overturned traditional notions of best business practice. One of them is the need to have well-trained, productive people.

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5 Things We Learned at Degreed LENS Lite 2020

Degreed

Necessity is the mother of invention, as the saying goes. But on the upside, there were more sweatpants, more attendees, more virtual connections, and no delayed flights. Learning Technology Works Best When it Helps Transform Learning Culture. The result?

Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

Spring may be trying to bloom, but that thrumming sound against the office window is probably rain. Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PT: Using Gamification, Threaded Microlearning, and Measurement to Get from Learning to Performance! You won’t hear that today’s learners have the attention span of a goldfish, that training is dead, or that neuro-gamification is the future. Without any follow-up or revisitation, very little learning gets retained.

Chances Are You’re Buying Too Much Talent. It’s Time to Build and Borrow.

Degreed

The lifespan of large, successful companies has never been shorter. In fact, more than half of the companies in today’s S&P 500 index were not in it 20 years ago. Why the turnover? Others stagnate or go out of business. The New World of Work.

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Demystifying Working Out Loud

ID Reflections

“When people leverage collaboration platforms to contribute and to build relationships, that appeals to their intrinsic motivators of autonomy, mastery, and relatedness. ” ~ Working Out Loud-Better for You; Better for the Firm Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name. Dion Hinchcliffe in What Are the Required Skills for Today’s Digital Workforce?

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Free learning & development webinars for August 2017

Limestone Learning

With a laptop (and a frosty drink in hand), it’s easy to put in a quick burst of learning. Tuesday, August 1, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PST: The Business Case for Learning: Using Design Thinking to Deliver Business Results Expenditures for learning and talent development have grown significantly in the past two decades. Few leaders would argue that learning is critical for organizational growth. The importance of the placement of the navigation.

10 reasons retail needs an authoring tool

Elucidat

The retail industry is one of the most changeable of our time: pressure from online shopping, squeezed by suffering economies and a requirement for A-class customer service puts a strain on even the most competent L&D team. But with benefits such as scalability, speed of delivery and cost-effectiveness, more and more retail businesses are choosing to take control of the learning experience by introducing authoring tools into the fray.

Diamonds in the Rough

CLO Magazine

The need for leaders at all levels in organizations continues to grow as the business ecosystem becomes more complex and competitive due in part to globalization, emerging technologies and an acceleration in the speed of disruption. On top of this, a growing number of baby boomer leaders are leaving their companies to pursue other noncorporate business or personal interests. 1 business issue. Searching for the Right Experience.

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How to Support Culture and People during Learning Transformation

Watershed

In the sixth part of our case study blog series , Alfonso Riley, learning technology consultant at Caterpillar Inc., explains the last two steps in the Global Dealer Learning (GDL) team’s change management process: Culture and People. As we covered in the previous post , Caterpillar’s Global Change Management Process evaluates transformation projects from four areas: Structure. We also created employee toolkits to help apply the new vision.

L&D needs New Skills

ID Reflections

While we would love to think that employees will--seeing the looming complexities and unpredictability of work today--become self-driven, autonomous learners keen to acquire all the skills and knowledge required, this is not what usually happens. In typical organizations with a hierarchical structure, employees are still expected to do as told. This impacts the way they take responsibility for their personal learning as well.

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Can Corporate Training Solve Your Organizational Challenges?

KnowledgeAnywhere

If you’re looking for a silver bullet to solve all the problems that exist within your organization you’ve stumbled across the wrong article. Corporate training, while it is no seemingly magical solution, it does has the power to drive your organization forward—towards positive changes in behavior, improved operating practices, enhanced precision, and happier employees. Want to learn how? Corporate Training Helps Build More Effective Teams.

How to Develop Leadership Competencies in Your Millennials

Avilar

In 2016, Millennials surpassed the previous generation (Generation X) to become the largest generation in the U.S. What leadership competencies do Millennial managers need to develop to effectively lead our next-generation workforces? Who Are the Millennials? The Pew Research Center defines Millennials as those people (71 million in the U.S. Events that shaped their lives span international politics, the environment, and financial setbacks.

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Learning and Development Across Offices

Everwise

Technology is driving global change, and our methods for learning and development (L&D) need to keep up. L&D needs to be agile and more tailored across distributed, multi-national workforces. According to a 2016 McKinsey study , businesses are aware of this need: More than 60% of top companies plan to increase their L&D spending over the coming three years and 66% will increase the number of learning hours per employee. Training Spending.

Beyond Skills: The Rise of the Capability Academy

NovoEd

Capabilities are the new black. HR and L&D leaders are now tasked with fostering the mindsets, behaviors, and organizational knowledge that drive innovation – in addition to building and buying the technical skills needed to go digital. The result has been a shift from gathering and developing individual skills to cultivating capabilities that enable organizations to create, innovate, and adapt to the future. Three Features of the Capability Approach.

Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

If you have a case of whiplash because February went by like a blue streak, join the club. Let’s hope the new crop of March webinars will help us catch up… Spread out over 31 days, there’s a huge selection. Many leaders are simply too busy to focus on their development or don’t know where to start. Do you know how well you’re doing? Boost your productivity and create brilliant eLearning courses in no time. Who should pursue the certificate?

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Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

If it feels like autumn has crept up on you, join the club. Step into my parlour ,” said the spider to the fly, “these webinars will inspire and motivate you!” Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: How to Deliver a Coaching Training Program Managers Love! This webinar will reveal five key strategies to implementing a successful training program that positions managers to engage, develop, and retain top talent. The reason?

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Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

The heat is on! If you could use some ideas, there are plenty of free webinars on everything from learning principles to design tips to career management. Take a break from the heat and check them out. Her diverse background has given her the opportunity to develop a unique blend of skills, resources, creativity, and passion for enabling high performance. You’ll learn about topics such as: Research behind how EI enhances coaching effectiveness.

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The Future of the Corporate University

CLO Magazine

The first corporate universities were created more than 60 years ago as a place for employees to learn in conjunction with the company’s vision and business goals. General Electric’s Crotonville started in the mid-1950s, McDonald’s Hamburger University opened its doors in 1961, and Disney University and Motorola University debuted in the ’70s. He argues that for many people it connotes the idea of an academic institution.