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Is your company know-how about to leave? How to close the skills gap before it opens.

When people take their know-how with them, the whole team suffers. In particular, you have to make sure that exiting employees don’t leave a skills gap in their wakes. They didn’t address the skills gap before shaking up the workforce. Prevent the gap with a culture of learning. Here’s an article on managing on-the-job training.]. Here’s an article on the benefits of routine training.]. Track and recognize mentoring and coaching efforts.

Coaching can help fill the soft skills gap

CLO Magazine

Knowledge transfer and skill building happen in a variety of ways: formal education, self-directed learning, training, mentoring, executive coaching, job rotation, etc. The focus of a recent Harvard Business Review article in its Spotlight Series, “Educating the Next Generation of Leaders,” is something that is always on the mind of companies, especially when it comes to high potentials and key employees. The Soft Skills Gap.


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How to Build a Simple Digital Learning Strategy that Works


Or do you? The truth is that executing in such an overly simple way will not be the most impactful thing to do. Knowing your organisation’s context and priorities should help drive the right approach to become an agent of value, as well as a cost efficiency driver.

Using Interviews to Build Your Online Course Business


Are you looking for a way to market your online course business but don’t want to write article after article? This article will help you determine who to interview, how to secure the interview, and even what questions you should ask. How do you find experts to interview? Use these strategies to feed to marketing funnel and increase your enrollments: Networking: If possible, choose someone you know or are connected to for the first interview.

Who will survive?

Learning with 'e's

Do you want to know how to make Baked Alaska ? Need to know how to build a computer ? Wikipedia, the online crowd-sourced encyclopaedia, hosts over 14 million articles on just about every subject under the sun. Fortunately, new models of education are now emerging, many of which avoid content and instruction, and instead focus on expertise, tutoring, mentoring, guidance and specialism.

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What would happen if there were no L&D department?

Jane Hart

Your thoughts for an article I am writing. In advance of the publication of the article, I thought I would share some of the responses I received, and offer the opportunity for others to contribute their thoughts in a comment below. There were quite a few who thought that organisations couldn’t do without a Training/L&D department. “They either buy in expertise when needed or managers/staff identify & source” Simon Jones.

Adobe’s LMS Amps up Engagement & Compliance in New Release

Adobe Captivate

They identify articles, videos, blogs & more. It provides an architecture to align those postings to skills / competencies within your organizational framework and it delivers a solution for the moderation problem – how do you ensure that posts are relevant, true and appropriate, that leverages the skill experts you already have in your organization. Moderation is simple, fun, distributed by expertise & incentivized.

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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


This includes areas of her expertise from the effectiveness of MOOCs in corporate learning to informal learning, collaboration, community management and organizational culture. 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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Collaborative learning

Ed App

However, the focus of education was on the individual, so they could bring their “expertise” to the table. . What we needed to do now, was know how to use that knowledge…and use it well. A conversation-like forum enables instructors to coach and mentor group members.

ID Live with Charles Reigeluth on EdTechTalk

Learning Visions

Charles Reigeluth , University of Indiana, Bloomington – authored numerous articles and books. Most important for instruction in information age paradigm: Think in terms of a task space (project-based learning, problem-based learning, inquiry-based…) – students work together on a task until they encounter a knowledge gap. He has been doing research on this. Marlene argues that teacher needs to have some expertise in subject matter.) What do you want to learn next?

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What Is a Hackathon?

Convergence Training

For example, check out our articles on learning organizations , design thinking , facilitating change , learning teams , and innovation. It’s I’m doing well. Convergence Training : Doing well, thanks. Dr. Stella Lee : I know very exciting time for us.

7 Best Practices To Create The Perfect Online Training Conditions


Do employees feel empowered and inspired by your online training content? In this article, I’ll share the 7 best practices to create the ideal online training conditions. These interactive and immersive online training resources create more effective online training conditions because they turn ideas into practical know-how. Employees must be able to address issues before performance and skill gaps widen. Mentees have their own skills and expertise to offer.

7 Tips To Incorporate Informal Learning Into Your Corporate eLearning Strategy


In this article, we’ll share 7 tips to use informal learning into your training strategy. This prompts them to hop online and look up relevant videos, articles, and cheat sheets. However, informal learning in a corporate environment must also support the learning objectives , such as bridging performance gaps or improving workplace efficiency. These employees are able to share their knowledge and expertise with their coworkers in an online mentorship program.

Technology Helps Put the Power of Learning in the Employees' Hands

ATD Learning Technologies

What and who do marketers need to know to perform? What key skills do they need to differentiate? The answer was a blended set of tools: Harvard Manage Mentor to ensure a consistent baseline. The final phase is ongoing development – any gaps that were seen in the previous phases are closed through efforts of the online knowledge base of your peers and coaching by your team leader.

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The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture

Growth Engineering

In this article we’ll show you what organisations stand to lose by allowing experts to hoard knowledge and just how badly things can go wrong when this aspect is ignored. This could be attributed to the sense of insecurity created by the 2008 financial crisis, but Tom Turner, president of , thinks it has more to do with a shift in management culture. More often than not once their consultancy period is over, they leave the same knowledge gap behind them.

How to Grow Your Email List with an Email Challenge and SEO Course Case Study with Brendan Hufford


Doing this also gives you insights into how to phrase your marketing message with the same emotion your audience uses to describe their problems. One great way to build up an audience and figure out if what you’re teaching is valuable is to do a free webinar or live video for someone’s community without pitching an upsell or collecting emails. You can just say, I do all of this stuff on Facebook, and then just run ads to your Facebook Ads thing. Why can I do this?”

April 2016 #Obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

E.g. simulations, social learning, gaming, mentoring. xAPI helps bridge the gap between formal and informal learning”. Organizations want to know if their learners are… well… learning. DuncanWIV also supported this in his tweets, “Consider what data you want to track and what you will do with it. How do we disclose that?“ Ok, so now you know what xAPI is, when you should use it, and how to protect your learner’s records. Do we go #xapi or #cmi5 or both?”

Disruptive Technologies and the Future of Learning & Development

Convergence Training

As you know, there are many new technologies available now or coming soon that may influence learning and development in different ways. And second, if you’re the kind of person who’d rather watch and listen to the interview than read the transcription, just scroll on down to the bottom of this article to watch the video version. I know, there’s a little bit of confusion there. Dr. Lee : Yeah, I think it’s still the thing to do, you know?

7 tips for developing an online training culture in your organization


Your employees need a structured training culture in order to develop skills, fill performance gaps, and master work-related tasks. In this article, Christopher Pappas shares seven tips that will help you to create and promote an online training culture in your organization. Corporate learners can also use these platforms to connect with their peers and benefit from one another’s expertise. Turn managers into mentors.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


After an academic career, Dr. Quinn served as an executive in online and elearning initiatives and has an international reputation as a speaker and scholar, with four books and numerous articles and chapters to his credit. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else? What do some of the interesting research findings and survey results point to? How do you educate your clients about the most effective approaches to learning?

Can Corporate Training Solve Your Organizational Challenges?


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. Improves performance: Employees take pride in doing a job well, and when you give them a way to improve their skills, they now have the tools need to go above and beyond their job requirements. Corporate Training Helps Bridge Multi-Generational Communication Gaps.

Corporate Training Costs: Tips That Will Make Them Next to Zero


With today’s global skills gap and rapid technological advancement, the demand for new knowledge , new capabilities, and new thinking is infinitely greater than the supply. So what do you do when the skills you need can’t be recruited? Do-it-yourself Content. New is nice, we know. The internet is a feast of free resources, including articles, videos, presentations, case studies, interviews, and many other tools for learning.

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, November 7, 10:30AM – 11:30 AM PT: Coaching/Mentoring: a Task or a Program? Free for IPL members) The session will feature: What current industry factors are pushing for coaching and mentoring programs? What is the difference between coaching and mentoring? HR leaders not only need to make substantive changes, but they need to do so in a way that doesn’t alienate employees or managers. What about mentors, coaches, supervisors?



After an academic career, Dr. Quinn served as an executive in online and elearning initiatives and has an international reputation as a speaker and scholar, with four books and numerous articles and chapters to his credit. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else? What do some of the interesting research findings and survey results point to? How do you educate your clients about the most effective approaches to learning?

How to Choose the Right Course to Build or Membership Site Topic to Focus on with Ryan Levesque


Let’s do it. When you do a book launch you have to do this big media tour and you get tired of hearing yourself answer the same questions over and over again. Let’s do it. I’m one of these people who when I started my first business I knew I wanted to do my own thing. And when I start doing the research it just kept bubbling up as a thing to pursue. Ryan Levesque: So, I went into that market, didn’t know anything about orchids.

Storytelling and Video Solutions at ATD TechKnowledge 2018


We know it’s effective in educating – Ebbinghaus forgetting curve be dammed when there a good story behind the learning. And with a combination of technical expertise and artistic sensibility, they did indeed figure it out. A coach, mentor, or instructor can review the video, and stop and provide feedback that is synchronized with the playback. I like that one can choose to watch a video, listen to an audio book, or read an article on just about any topic.

Top 75 Online Courses for Freelancers To Up Their Game


Because this is what we wanted to do for you when we thought about creating this list of the best 75 online courses for freelancers. Before we begin, though, bookmark this page, because you never know when you might need one of the courses on this list. You first need to know where to start. Gignac, a modern-day version of Mad Men’s Don Draper, knows what freelancers must learn to get more clients and money. If this isn’t rockstar material, we don’t know what is.

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

I also couldn't see poll results, but Mark did a great job of letting us know what was happening in polls and asking questions during the session. Leveraging Networks is Key Skill and the most important Knowledge Worker Skill Gap. Here was the original tweet: tonykarrer : Please help - online session going now: How (other than twitter) do you Tap Your Social Grid to get help with your problems? I'd need to know more to understand what would work for the particular situation.

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Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

CLO Magazine

This From the Vault article was originally published on in February 2008. Therefore, companies facing this reality are moving en masse to implement talent management strategies with a focus on developing their existing employees to address the skills and knowledge gaps as a complement to their external talent acquisition efforts. If employees at your organization cannot find or do not feel they are being prepared to take on such roles, they will likely look elsewhere.

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Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

It’s about the things leaders do to transform values into actions, vision into realities, and challenges into opportunities. How do you move the discussion forward? Free for ATD members) Do you ever wonder what hiring managers are looking for in talent development professionals? However, you do not need to have read the report to follow and benefit from the webcast. What do high-performing managers do better than the rest? Why do videos work in learning?