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Corporate Onboarding Programs: What You Need to Know

Roundtable Learning

Amid such change, one thing is sure: employee onboarding programs will remain vital. The best employee onboarding programs account for them all. In this article, we’ll define onboarding programs, explain why they’re important, and discuss how to establish effective onboarding. .

How To Close Your Workforce Skills Gaps with Reskilling

Avilar

Regardless, the global digital transformation is in full swing and digital literacy is an essential skill for every worker. More companies are looking at upskilling and reskilling the workers they have to address essential skills gaps. RELATED ARTICLE: Is the Skills Gap a Myth? Upskilling generally describes skill improvement – doing what you do now, only better. White House Launches Cyber Reskilling Program.”

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Could Competency-Based Online Training Address the Skills Gap?

Mindflash

If, upon graduation, he applies for a job that is not traditionally associated with the degree he earned, can employers expect that he can do the job—and do it well? Sure, recruiters try to be as thorough and objective as possible when searching for the right candidate and have a variety of tools at their disposal (interviews, referrals, digital searches for online reputation, background checks, assessments, etc.). Meanwhile, there’s a skills gap in the workforce.

Podcast 37: How to Pivot to Digital Education – With Ashish Rangnekar

Talented Learning

Learn how trade associations and training companies are now pivoting to total digital education due to the world worldwide crisis. Our guest, Ashish Rangnekar , CEO and Co-Founder of BenchPrep , is a passionate advocate of lifelong learning via innovative digital education. KEY TAKEAWAYS: This whole idea of “career for life” and the traditional mindset of “learn, do, retire” no longer provides a future proof approach.

Digital leadership should be at the heart of your digital transformation

Learning Wire

The digital age can be scary – it has enormous benefits, but also poses very real threats to our humanity in the workplace. This gap in soft skills is having severe impacts on talent acquisition and retention within organizations, which in turn is affecting organizational performance. Soft skills in a corporate context will become increasingly important because interactions will rely more and more on digital technologies.

How to develop an employee reskilling program — the fast and easy way

TalentLMS

And what does an employee reskilling program has to do with it? According to McKinsey , “87% of executives said they were experiencing skills gaps in the workforce or expected them within a few years.”. The same article also suggests that today’s employees need to find out how to adapt to all these rapidly changing conditions in the business world. Then, they build a career path based on which they develop a plan to close skills gaps or meet new industry standards.

Challenges and Opportunities for Association Education Programs

WBT Systems

We have come across several interesting articles in the past couple of weeks, which discuss some of the social, political and economic changes that are currently impacting how we work and learn. In this post, we have collected some articles that we think will be interesting for associations, and that touch on some of the challenges and opportunities for association education programs today.

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

The authors of this whitepaper make a compelling case for associations to step in and bridge the growing education-to-employment gap by offering alternative, affordable, industry specific education programs for professional development and credentialing. We know there’s a skills gap for young workers that colleges and universities seem unable, and employers seem unwilling, to bridge.”. Attracting New Members with Association Education Programs. “We

Digitization, individualization and self-determined learning belong together

Adobe Captivate

Digitizing at school is much more than just putting a few computers in the classroom, putting a cell phone, tablet or laptop in each student’s hand, but continuing teaching as before. Digitization is a completely different way of teaching and learning, because when individualization and self-determined learning do not belong together, you don’t use 90% of the benefits of digital technology. Prejudice: The digital classroom is full of electronic devices.

ILT vs. VILT vs. eLearning vs. Video Learning: Traditional or Digital Learning

Roundtable Learning

When you take inventory of modern learning solutions, you can’t ignore the digital divide. Then there’s a host of impactful digitally powered solutions, like virtual instructor-led training (VILT) , eLearning , and video learning. Sometimes, they do so to experiment.

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Why are Associations missing from the Digital Credentials conversation?

WBT Systems

Other key recommendations in the report focus on the need for digital fluency and “ incentivizing employees to commit to lifelong learning so they continue to develop their skills or even retrain for new roles “, as noted in this analysis. Interestingly, since January 2017 there has been a proliferation of well-researched articles, opinion pieces, and whitepapers which echo the sentiment behind this stark indictment of the current education-to-employment system.

6 Ways Digitally-Enabled Learning Improves Productivity

Mindflash

Can digitally-enabled learning improve workplace productivity? What do we want from our jobs? There are a host of job satisfaction surveys and articles which cover the statistics. Digitally-enhanced learning can contribute to workplace productivity and job satisfaction and fit into your overall workplace productivity strategy. Digitally-enabled learning enables content curation, and increasing and preserving the corporate knowledge base.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). Gartner defines gamification as: “The use of game mechanics and experience design to digitally engage and motivate people to achieve their goals.”. The program delivers lessons to 50,000+ executives in 150+ companies worldwide. . The program content contains videos, “in-depth content”, and self-assessments ranging from interactive to PDFs.

How to Build an Online Learning Program with a Limited Budget

WBT Systems

You know your association should provide online learning programs to members and others in your industry. Here are some ways to build an online learning program with a limited budget. When taking on any new initiative, it’s best to develop a strategy so you don’t squander resources, especially when you’re trying to create an online learning program with a limited budget. What did they need to learn to do their current job? Where do they get their education now?

Why yesterday’s skills and development strategies aren’t enough to survive today’s digital transformation

Learning Wire

Digital technologies have steadily been making their way into organizations and now impact every facet of organizational behavior, both externally and internally. And the digital transformation is just beginning: by 2018, 50% of all business process jobs will have disappeared and digital jobs will increase by 500% [1]. Yet despite the omnipresence of digital technologies in organizations today, statistics reveal that the people working in them are unprepared.

A How to Guide on the Principles of the #elearningmanifesto: # 2 Do Not Assume that eLearning is the Answer

Challenge to Learn

This is about Principle #2: “Do not assume eLearning is the Answer”. Is e-Learning a formal course or is everything you learn digitally eLearning? In order to do this we need a better understanding of the context and the type of learning you want to apply. When you surf the internet you will find some indications when to use eLearning (mostly directed at a formal course): When there is a significant amount of learning to do. When you need to know more.

Increasing your ROI with Video Learning

Your Training Edge

In this article, let’s have a look at success. 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? In this post, I will be focusing on this measure in terms of one of the most utilized and recognized digital learning tools, i.e., video learning. Video lets your learners to see how to do particular things. And, you know what? Video- A platform for bridging the gaps.

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What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). Gartner defines gamification as: “The use of game mechanics and experience design to digitally engage and motivate people to achieve their goals.”. The program delivers lessons to 50,000+ executives in 150+ companies worldwide. . The program content contains videos, “in-depth content”, and self-assessments ranging from interactive to PDFs.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Education As We Know It Is Finished - Lars is Learning , July 14, 2010 So says Clayton M. Digital Participation, Digital Inclusion and Social Learning - Learnadoodledastic , July 24, 2010 Digital Participation - Why? How do you blog then? Why Do We Have an LMS?

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Online training in empathic mode

KnowledgeOne

We will focus in this article on a definition that is meaningful and applicable in a pedagogical context. This reality, coupled with the need to do everything possible to “reduce the distance” inherent in this type of training, makes it essential to optimize the human and communicational dimension between the teacher and learners. Related articles: The 3 Speeds of Thought. 3 Cognitive Biases to Know in Education. Articles Catherine Meilleur

Top 5 reasons to move from face-to-face to online training

Digitec Interactive

As more and more parts of our lives are moved to the digital space, we’re seeing the same happen with training. Digital and online training allows us to easily update content and practices to meet the needs of the day. What do you do when you need to learn something?

Field Notes: What Do You Hope to Accomplish, Here and Beyond

Degreed

What do you hope to accomplish here and beyond? But oh boy do I ever love this kind of stuff. ” The more I understand why I join, serve, labor, or otherwise share my gifts, the more I can bring my full self to whatever I do. Hope to accomplish next: Untether and experience the world as a digital nomad. It flows naturally and I could do it for hours on end with unwavering delight. It answers the question “How do I hope to be remembered?”

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Objectives: Course or learning objectives define the knowledge or skills learners are expected to gain from a training program. Podcast: Digital audio files used by millions of listeners to learn about a huge range of subjects. Training professionals are now often required to demonstrate the ROI of learning programs and software to leadership teams. Skill gap analysis : Compares a person’s skills to those required to do a job they have been, or will be, assigned to.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

She blogs at www.sahanac.com on topics related to the future of work, the shifting digital trends, and their deep impact on how we will work, learn and live in the future. Her writings and articles have been published in papers like The Business Standard, Inside Learning Technologies Magazine, U.K., How successful do you think you have been in transforming your clients’ workplaces (including your present organization) to learning organizations?

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?Specialized Job Skills—How to Find Employees with the Right Stuff

KnowledgeCity

Of course, there’s no real problem finding educated people who know their way around the Microsoft Suite, but, part of the issue is most universities weren’t built to keep pace with today’s fast-changing, tech-driven workplace. Sure, no business is entirely immune from the skills gap conundrum, but there are some better ways you can find the right talent for the job. Most employers fail to document employees’ skills, which could worsen the skills gap.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Training managers have a lot to do.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Further, due to the API-economy, the ability to create add-ons to the Google for Business apps have created a new ecosystem of companies that do one super-specific thing very well. Do you see a pattern in the above table? What can we do for them? No, do not insult the culture of learning that way.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

Both articles–in their different ways–are talking about creating and facilitating communities at the workplace. So far, the role of L&D has been to identity existing skill gaps, design training programs to bridge the gaps, and get supervisors or the individuals concerned to nominate themselves for the training, attend the “requisite” training and get back to work and be efficient. In theory, we know this is what will work in the long run.

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Transform Unused Learning Data Into Valuable Business Predictors

CLO Magazine

Everything we do online — from our Google searches to our Facebook posts to our online purchases — produces data. In fact, according to a recent TechCrunch article, organizations that rank the highest for leveraging data have: A return of 5 to 6 percent higher output and productivity than less data-driven counterparts. Since the learning industry began its digital revolution more than a decade ago, the technology that supports workforce training has advanced dramatically.

The future is bright: corporate learning gets smart

Torrance Learning

This article was also posted in Education & Career News. Rapid development tools allow the fast and easy creation of new elearning programs, and organizations can choose from a variety of off-the-shelf libraries containing thousands of courses for very low cost. Smart learning includes a myriad of digital education and support tools that adapt to the individual’s needs in the moment. How do you stack up against other teams in the organization?

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

We know you help organizations expand the skills of their instructional designers with your action mapping model. The most common change I’ve noticed is the question “What do you need people to DO?” Learnnovators: It is exciting to see a growing realization that people learn primarily through ‘doing’ rather than ‘knowing’. How do you think existing learning models need to evolve to support these workplace learning preferences?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Training managers have a lot to do. Why do I need to do that? What can we do? This guide will provide business reasons and practical approaches for building accessibility within your online training program.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Further, due to the API-economy, the ability to create add-ons to the Google for Business apps have created a new ecosystem of companies that do one super-specific thing very well. Do you see a pattern in the above table? What can we do for them? No, do not insult the culture of learning that way.

15 performance questions L&D should ask (before running)

Learning Wire

The digital workplace is truly disrupting all business, and learning is no exception. The Learning Needs Analysis has always been THE approach to aggregating common development needs and delivering a standard program. L&D professionals must recognize that a learning performance analysis is an essential part of effective learning programs and therefore must be able to understand and perform this analysis. Article Case Study

New Springtime Rituals for Learning Pros in 2020

Litmos

But, how do we get there? What are some simple things we can do to produce positive outcomes on the other side of this crisis? To take our theme a step further, however, how can you apply the idea of spring cleaning to your learning program? You’ll reduce travel inconveniences for learners, improve productivity, and save your company a lot of money by replacing some live training with digital.

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CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

We know you help organizations expand the skills of their instructional designers with your action mapping model. The most common change I’ve noticed is the question “What do you need people to DO?” Learnnovators: It is exciting to see a growing realization that people learn primarily through ‘doing’ rather than ‘knowing’. How do you think existing learning models need to evolve to support these workplace learning preferences?

THE CHANGING NATURE OF WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

Both articles–in their different ways–are talking about creating and facilitating communities at the workplace. So far, the role of L&D has been to identity existing skill gaps, design training programs to bridge the gaps, and get supervisors or the individuals concerned to nominate themselves for the training, attend the “requisite” training and get back to work and be efficient. We know how obsolete and redundant that matrix is in today’s context.