Remote Mentoring 101

G-Cube

The key aspects of mentoring are face to face engagements, instant feedback and analysis and clear communication of goals. 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?

Do You Need to Update Your Training Program?

Avilar

Or to know when it’s time to update your computers. But how do you know when it’s time to update your training program? Blended Learning : In a world where so many of us turn to Google or YouTube to find immediate answers, employees expect “just in time” learning to do their jobs well. Do you have the right mix of blended learning, so your employees can get to tactical answers quickly and have the support they need to master more complicated concepts?

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Beyond the hype: What you really need to know about digital learning this year

Learning Pool

Talking about the ‘war for talent’ might sound like a well-worn cliché but the reality today is that there are new roles emerging all the time and skills gaps opening up like never before.

How Do You Teach Innovation?

CLO Magazine

To do that they need a workforce that has the skills to solve customer problems by creating new and more innovative products and services. Companies that can do it have the potential to become leaders in their industries — while those that can’t risk joining the likes of Kodak, Blockbuster and other formerly successful companies that ultimately failed because they did not evolve in response to changing times.

4 Simple Steps That Boost Workforce Performance

Avilar

A great place to start is with a competency model followed by gaining an understanding of what employees know and what they don’t know. A “competency model” defines the skills and levels of proficiency in those skills that an employee needs to possess to do a particular job effectively. Step 3: Analyze the Skills Inventory and Individual and Organizational Skills Gaps.

Why You Should Boost Soft Skills in Your Organization

Avilar

Companies are frantically investing time and money to recruit, retain and develop employees who know about artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, data science and the like. Yet, in an interesting twist, the adoption of automation is starting to shift the focus beyond “hard skills” (technical know-how), creating a greater demand for employees with finely tuned “soft skills” (the way people do their jobs). How to Identify and Close Soft Skills Gaps?

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else? What do some of the interesting research findings and survey results point to? What kind of a shift in thinking do you visualize for building a learning system that aligns with the dynamically changing demands of this knowledge age? How do you think L&D practitioners should change themselves, and more importantly, be the ambassadors of this change movement? A related problem is doing what we’ve always done.

CLARK QUINN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else? What do some of the interesting research findings and survey results point to? What kind of a shift in thinking do you visualize for building a learning system that aligns with the dynamically changing demands of this knowledge age? How do you think L&D practitioners should change themselves, and more importantly, be the ambassadors of this change movement? A related problem is doing what we’ve always done.

Listen: Parexel’s Greg Friedman shares how learning benefits from an organizational development spin

CLO Magazine

But learning how to do so effectively is one of the most critical skills a CLO can learn. In this episode of the Chief Learning Officer Podcast, Greg talks about the perspective his background as an organizational development professional brings to the work of employee development and what learning executives can do to set aside the busy work and do more of what’s meaningful. Justin Lombardo: Hey Mike, how you doing? Mike: I’m doing well. Do they?

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Top 7 Ways Employees Can Benefit From Corporate Training

KnowledgeAnywhere

For example, let’s say you’re in marketing and have taken multiple courses about SEO, Google Analytics, and Product Management. Training programs can bridge these gaps by teaching them how to use different software applications and internal communication networks. Mentor Matching.

Global Leadership Development (GLD): Distance

Your Training Edge

So what can you do to truly train leaders ‘at a distance’? Web conferencing is a good way to do this. Distance can also create a gap in culture. Even if leaders don’t move across the cultures, each person in the pool will benefit from knowing how the rest of the organization functions.

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The Benefits of a Gamified Socialized Learning Platform

eLearning Brothers

Since Motivate Cloud from The Game Agency is one of the top new platforms doing gamified social learning, w e asked our friends at The Game Agency to share some benefits of gamified social learning. Motivate Cloud Social lets you announce new training, share company updates, and keep your teams in the know using targeted, engaging new posts, notifications, and email newsletters. Reporting and analytics.

MARGIE MEACHAM – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

MARGIE MEACHAM : In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly every organization had to pivot to virtual and self-paced training over the past year, forcing us all to rethink how we do our work and collaborate in a digital world. One way to do that is with a chatbot.

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Dr. RIMA GHOSE CHOWDHURY WALKS THE POSH TALK WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Dr. Rima has been an International Mentor for Middlesex University London, and is also a trained Trainer by Sony Pictures Entertainment, UK, on 'Energy Project.’ We do not engage pro bono services. We do not permit leaving office premises without known escort or vehicle post 10 pm.

How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program

ProProfs

Perform a skills gap analysis to identify which skills areas or knowledge gaps you need to focus on during a training session. Assign Mentors to Trainees. Implement a buddy program by assigning a mentor for 2-3 learners at a time. Mentors can play the role of orienting and onboarding new recruits towards their work processes and tools. An online employee training remains incomplete in the absence of insightful reports and analytics on learners.

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. With One-Click Publishing, Powerful Analytics Dashboard and Digital Rights Management , MagicBox is a unique platform that incorporates the latest technologies to create favorable learning environments. 3.Devising effective teaching strategies through data analytics.

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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. With One-Click Publishing, Powerful Analytics Dashboard and Digital Rights Management, MagicBox is a unique platform that incorporates the latest technologies to create favorable learning environments. 3.Devising effective teaching strategies through data analytics.

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Trends in Learning - No LMS Left Behind [LSG Webinar Notes]

Learning Visions

Do it at the point of need. A learning platform used to do – it had the ability to target a specific group of learners and provide a nice catalog, dividing into groups of courses and targeting groups of people to push out the right content. With every learner – there’s a few things your department/manager expects of you, then there’s also the learner’s own innate curiosity to keep up with what they need to do. Who knows better about the employee than their manager?

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2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

The hype cycle theory holds that new concepts and technologies are initially little known, and thus little discussed, when they emerge from their Innovation Trigger – the point at which someone dreams them up, and only a small group of cognoscenti knows of them. Finally, some group of people learns how to use the new concept or technology to do useful things. The project behind this blog post is one example of learning analytics, in a sense.)

State of the E-Learning Industry 2019

eLearning 24-7

As any training exec will tell you, they do not want to work for L&D, nor be a part of L&D (and vice versa, I should add). Yes, listen, but don’t assume that if they do not ask, they do not want; nor rely on a survey or a focus group of folks. Yes, there are tutorials (in some cases), but when is the last time you saw a series of webinars on how to do this or that in their tool? Coaching/Mentoring.

Top 4 Questions You Should Ask Before Creating an Online Training Course

Time to Know

So how do you avoid an undesirable outcome? What should corporate trainers, HR managers, and those helping behind-the-scenes do to develop online courses and help ensure overall success? Your objectives can be identified by engaging management to identify performance gaps. This isn’t a difficult task if you take advantage of available performance tracking and analytical tools. What Do Employees Need to Know?

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Measuring What Matters

Axonify

Dani and Carol shared their substantial collective wisdom on the relationship between data collection and business outcomes in L&D and what high impact learning organizations are doing right. 82% also incorporate feedback data as they design future development activities, something that organizations at the other levels seldom do. If there is a problem with turnover, L&D should be asking what it can do to address that. Outcomes -> Do -> Know -> Content.

Best Learning Experience Platforms to Consider for Online Education

Hurix Digital

What do you need to look for in an ideal LXP? . Insights & analytics. 2UOS’ learning design focuses on three main ideas – Feel, Do, and Think. Do is about discarding the idea of passive learning and inculcating active learning. 2UOS also provides analytical and marketing tools. It has a team of in-house mentors who provide additional support to students throughout the program.

Introducing the EdApp Discussions and Assignments Feature

Ed App

To ensure the success of adult learning, this feature delivers instant coaching and mentoring opportunities to learners by providing the closest simulation that we have to face-to-face, instructor-led sessions. What do learners see? What do you see?

Role of L&D in the 21C Workplace

ID Reflections

Most of the work in today’s organizations require some or all of the following key skills: Problem solving Critical and analytical thinking Pattern sensing and meaning making (connecting the dots) N etworking and collaborating Exception handling Ability to learn rapidly is perhaps the mega-skill that makes the rest possible. Some of the related skills required to do this are given below.

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Role of L&D in Creating Effective Sales Enablement Strategies

Kea

In short, everything the team needs to know to drive customer decisions. One of its major roles is to fill in the gaps between sales and marketing content strategies. . Why Do Sales Enablement Technologies Fail? Sales Reps are Doing Unproductive Tasks. Also, with the abundance of information available online, they rely on coaches and mentors to discover the right information and guide them through the learning process. . Allowing Mentoring or Coaching.

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One on One with Jonathan Satchell, CEO, LTG (EXCLUSIVE)

eLearning 24-7

Craig: I know that you are a big fan of CMI-5 what are the benefits for folks who build courses and for training and/or L&D folks who have a learning system with CMI-5? . What I can say is that CMI-5 expresses learner activity using xAPI, which gives systems a consistent way to express the things people do. What do you see as the ramifications of going all in “only xAPI”? xAPI is simply a shared language for two systems to talk to each other about the things people do.

Understanding the Future of Work with Alec Bashinsky

Everwise

While no one can predict the future, we can certainly do our part to understand where we’re heading and why. HR leaders tend to build great strategies and then do the worst thing you could do: fail to execute. Pilot, build on your success, and then do a phase two. You can’t do any transformation if you don’t have the team behind you. What do you think are distractions? Will we need to work the way we do now? What do they value?

6 Steps to Align L&D with Your Business

Degreed

Courses still do (and always will) have their place in corporate learning, but according to recent Degreed research , only 26% of respondents said they went to their HR or formal training teams when they needed to learn something new.

An Expert’s View On The Transformation of Employee Training

WalkMe Training Station

Jason Silver: Where do you think the field of employee training is headed? Which innovative trends do you recognize nowadays? Every employee must be able to relate their tasks to the overall business goals, know how to create and foster an environment of trust, and know what their overall contribution means to the bottom line. How do you overcome the generational gap between Millennial employees and Baby-Boomers? “This is my web home.

Beyond Skills: The Rise of the Capability Academy

NovoEd

Bersin’s insight from interviews with industry leaders is that technical skills are not the biggest gaps for corporate learning and that much broader issues are at play. Every car manufacturer now knows the principles of lean manufacturing. Capabilities are the new black.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

In a recent survey conducted by Wiley Education Services and Future Workplace,“Closing the Skills Gap 2019,” fewer than half of the 600 surveyed HR leaders reported spending $500 or more to upskill individual employees.

Determining The ROI Of eLearning – Using Kirkpatrick’s Model Of Training Evaluation

EI Design

How Do You Begin The Exercise To Measure The Effectiveness Of Online Training? This is the baseline and will be eventually used to measure the desired gain for the learners (acquisition of new skill or fixing a gap) and if this gain resulted in the required impact the business had sought. As we know, only an effective learning strategy can create a sticky learning experience. If you have any queries or need any specific support, do contact me at apandey@eidesign.net.

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

Kitaboo

Measure ROI Through Analytics: Training delivery platforms are embedded with analytics feature which gives a detailed insight into the performance of the trainee and the effectiveness of the training program. This helps them identify gaps in training and work upon bridging those gaps by either redesigning the training module or mentoring the trainee. But they do not have anyone to explain concepts in real-time and have an actual interaction with.

5 moves that actually increase diversity, equity and inclusion

CLO Magazine

We’re sharing five things you can do that can help reduce bias and discrimination in your workplace. The CEO of analytics software company SumAll contends that salary secrecy is abusive. But the gender wage gap is only 2 percent less than private companies.

Determining The ROI Of eLearning – Using Kirkpatrick’s Model Of Training Evaluation

Adobe Captivate

How Do You Begin The Exercise To Measure The Effectiveness Of Online Training? This is the baseline and will be eventually used to measure the desired gain for the learners (acquisition of new skill or fixing a gap) and if this gain resulted in the required impact the business had sought. As we know, only an effective learning strategy can create a sticky learning experience. The measurement of effectiveness of online training is a hot topic right now.

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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How successful do you think you have been in transforming your clients’ workplaces (including your present organization) to learning organizations? The learning has been tremendous; and it’s a process of continuous learning for me as I see the impact of digital transformation – ubiquitous connectivity, mobility, social and analytics – transform how we work, learn, interact and lead our lives at multiple levels. Do you foresee this (style) as the future of workplace learning?

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