Will AI Help Close the Skills Gap?

CLO Magazine

Forty percent of HR leaders believe artificial intelligence will help fill the skills gap. More than half of those surveyed acknowledged the skills gap and more than a third believe it’s harder to fill open positions now than it was in 2017, but some critics say companies are not doing much to fix the problem. It’s saying it’s going to help us do a better job of finding the right people for the right jobs.”

10 best fonts to use in your next Google Slides presentation 

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Student Memberships: How Associations Can Fill Skills Gaps for Grads

Association eLearning

Many Millennials, like myself, don’t realize that there’s often a huge gap between the content they learn in college and the skills they need to succeed in the workforce after graduation. I didn’t know anything about associations, let alone that many of them offer certifications in areas I’m interested in. It’s your job to make sure Millenials know your association exists. Share this on Google+. Add this to Google Bookmarks.

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? But ultimately recruiters and hiring managers do not know if a candidate will be successful in a position until the candidate proves success down the road. Meanwhile, there’s a skills gap in the workforce. Follow her on Twitter , LinkedIn or Google

How to Stop Worrying About a Jobless Future? An article from Jean-Marc Tassetto, co-founder of Coorpacademy

Coorpacademy

This article has been originally published in Bdaily Business News. Digital business transformation and training expert Jean-Marc Tassetto, co-founder of Coorpacademy and former head of Google France, says new ways of helping employees to ’upskill’ are on their way. Here are some extracts of the article: “We all know that Artificial Intelligence and automation are coming at us at breakneck speed. One problem: we’re not doing that yet.

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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. 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?” When I was prompted with this question, it was a month after I joined Degreed.

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. Let’s take an example of a common business application – Google for Business. Now, Google has disaggregated Hangouts into Chat and Meet, with the former taking care of real-time text communications and the latter taking care of video / audio communications. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Do you see a pattern in the above table?

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. Think Beer - Rapid eLearning Blog , July 13, 2010 Did you know that Portland, Oregon has more than 30 breweries? might not like every beer that I taste, but I do enjoy the diversity in flavor. So why do some organisations find it so hard to get started? Bridging the Performance Gap: Training is Just Part of the Solution - Performance Punctuated , July 1, 2010 by Reni Gorman.

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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. Let’s take an example of a common business application – Google for Business. Now, Google has disaggregated Hangouts into Chat and Meet, with the former taking care of real-time text communications and the latter taking care of video / audio communications. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Do you see a pattern in the above table?

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. At the end of the day, learning professionals want to know how their people are performing, who is at risk and why they are having difficulty.

For the Love of Learning: Love Your Customers

Litmos

Whether it’s a new app for your phone, an electric car that feels more like an app on wheels, software that streamlines your team’s interactions, or a washing machine that makes doing laundry feel like fun – you get the idea! How do I learn to interact with this thing? Let me start by saying that we at SAP Litmos do, in fact, love our customers. Using the SAP Litmos Dojo as a successful model, why do customers flock to this type of environment for learning?

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Training in 2020: Five Priorities for the New Year

Litmos

Here's a paper outlining five essential skills you need to do it well. However, consistent training is important; according to the LinkedIn report, employees who spend more than five hours a week learning are more likely to know where they want to go in their careers, find greater purpose, and feel less stressed. Just-in-time training should answer a question that is likely to come up on the job: how do I handle a customer with a specific query, or how do I do this one task.

Augmented Intelligence, Not Artificial Intelligence: E-learning’s Game-Changer

Litmos

In reality, however, there are limits to what artificial intelligence can do: machines don’t make good decisions on their own, and they’re not creative. You’re probably using it already: Alexa, Siri and OK Google are all IA technologies. Simply put, IA pairs the things people do well (creativity, learning, and making appropriate decisions) with the things machines do well (remembering, storing and parsing data) so both humans and machines can be better at their jobs.

Manage Customer Satisfaction with a Crisis Management Plan

Sales Hacker

The do’s and don’ts of crisis management. In the heat of the moment, your team may struggle to remember who needs to do what. If it’s not written down, people won’t remember to do it. Your customers are your best advocates during a crisis, but you need data to know how to keep them happy. But the important thing is that they are cool under pressure and know enough to embody your company and its values. Sales Management Articles

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for 2009

Learning Visions

Google Reader Its how I stay informed on the latest blog posts and news. So easy to clip from articles online, jot down to do lists, and tag and organize it all. Delicious Tag articles as you go. Google Calendar This is the first year I havent had a paper-based engagement calendar, which is weird. My iPod Touch I know that this is a piece of hardware, but it makes learning and recording information on the fly a breeze, at least when theres wireless around.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Debunking the Learning Styles Myth

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Debunking the Learning Styles Myth As you may know, Ive been on a focused mission to better understand so-called learning styles and their place -- or not -- in e-Learning. Guy includes the text of a 2001 article by Sigmund Tobias of Fordham University. There are generally many ah-ha moments as people understand the why of the rationale folks do things so differently from the way they do. I googled you and found you (bless google!)

How E-learning for Health Changed After Covid-19

Spark Your Interest

Find out what you can do. Do a google search on ‘challenges in the healthcare sector’. My google search presented documents and literature reviews that amongst other challenges cited. Repeatable – if a learner needs to go back and refresh their knowledg e, they can do so at a moments’ notice. And do some one-on-one consultation. It uses virtual and augmented reality to bridge the gap between the classroom and the operating room.

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How the Workforce Learns in 2019: User-Generated Content

Degreed

So we’re here to fill in the gaps by honing in on the data and insights that impact how people — and companies — learn, so you can make smarter decisions in your most valuable assets: your people’s skills. Most L&D teams are just assuming that because a lot of people create videos for YouTube or Instagram, that everyone wants to do it for work, too. Here’s what they told us: You’re (probably) doing user-generated learning content wrong.

Re-thinking Learning and Performance from a Business Standpoint

ID Reflections

What should L&D do about it? Today’s employees cringe at the thought of having to attend training programs when they know that they can figure out how to get the work done more quickly and effectively – either by asking their network or by going to Google. Training looks at the knowledge and skill gaps that exist in the employees. Performance looks for the gaps in business. Training only works where there is a skill gap to fill.

How Empathy Makes Your Learners Learn - Tip #168

Vignettes Learning

Back in 2012, Time named Google Glass one of the best inventions of the year, but Google pulled out the headset in 2015 after a short-lived release in 2014. Empathy Gap In marketing speak, Google Glass failed because the team behind it did not do the market research right. A MediaPost article states: In learning and development, we face the same problem with a different name. Let’s call it the “ Empathy Gap.” References Empathy Gap.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | June 12, 2020

Mike Taylor

Beautiful people do not just happen.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross. I’m doing a fun program on how us ‘mere mortals’ can use the little known multimedia features in PowerPoint for doing things like graphic design, ebooks, motion graphics, and videos. You can learn more about the conference below and if you’re interested, let me know. How do we do that? Video] – Five YouTube tips every teacher should know.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: All The Worlds A-Twitter

Learning Visions

After reading Jane Harts article Understanding Todays Learner , I realized Id better be walking the talk and trying out all the hot new "learning" tools. That sort of freaked me out and I momentarily panicked -- how do I reply back and just how did they find me so fast? (oh, Not a bad start-up time, if I do say so myself. I know that Karyn Romeis has a cold. I know people consolidate and slim down ( Brent , for instance), but Im not sure Im ready for that challenge.

Illusions of Competence in Learning | How to Fix Your United Airlines Problem

mLevel

Let’s take a step back and look at why employees perform the way they do in the first place. In other words, we may act contrary to what we like or know best when there are environmental influences that have an impact on our behavior. Google, through Project Aristotle, came to similar conclusions about the power of environmental influences when they conducted their own exhaustive, multi-year study to uncover the attributes of the “perfect team”.

Digital L&D pt 1: Beyond e-Learning

looop

But, in the main, it’s still tedious – and it doesn’t even help to do the work at hand! At the same time, everybody Googles the answers they need, the information and the know-how they’re looking for to do their jobs. So, what can L&D learn from Google? The first thing we need to do, is take note of what we (as workers ourselves) do. Nobody has ever said that they’d look for a course or do some e-learning.

How to start an online school in 2020 [An Ultimate guide]

Pinlearn

Your classes should bridge the intellectual gaps of learners. If you are looking for how to start an online school, consider doing market research to understand the competition in the market. Start with conducting a market research to know the needs of your learners.

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How the Workforce Learns: User-Generated Content

Degreed

So we’re here to fill in the gaps by honing in on the data and insights that impact how people — and companies — learn, so you can make smarter investments in your most valuable assets: your people’s skills. Most L&D teams are just assuming that because a lot of people create videos for YouTube or Instagram, that everyone wants to do it for work, too. Here’s what they told us: You’re (probably) doing user-generated learning content wrong.

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. Seeing the negativity around the word, people stop using it in the titles of articles, blog posts, and conference presentations. AI powers your Netflix recommendations and your Google translations.

Corporate Training Trends 2020

Unboxed

Based on what we’re seeing with our clients, and in the L&D industry overall, we have compiled the top four future trends in training and development that you need to know for the upcoming year. According to SHRM’s Skills Gap 2019 research, 75% of HR professionals say there is a shortage of skills in candidates for job openings. One of the “most effective remedies” mentioned in the report for this growing skills gap is to improve employee retention rates.

The Smart Worker : needs job aids rather than courses

Jane Hart

Marc Rosenberg, in a recent article, When training is not the answer , points out. Too often, we offer training solutions (including eLearning) for problems that we know are not training related. We know better, but for reasons that are often, but not always, out of our control, we revert to what’s comfortable and what’s expected. How to use Google Forms. quickly found in a Google search. Google Guide. Tweet.

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Who even takes notes anymore … #OpenBlog19

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

From the list of ideas/themes submitted to the #OpenBlog19 Google doc, I thought I’d pick up this idea that was posted – ‘Who even takes notes anymore …?’ I could read back my notes and barely remember anything I’d written, even important dates or people or events (history), even the spelling mistakes I’d corrected I couldn’t remember doing. How do you listen and filter out what’s important and what you keep on paper?

Learning Vs. Performance -- The Dichotomy

ID Reflections

Today, Google and the Internet has eliminated the need to remember information. In this context, a discussion with a friend led me to the video on Knowing-Doing Gap by Bob Proctor. Some further research into the Knowing-Doing Gap led me to his website: [link]. We know that effective learning leads to visible behavior change. People should start to do things differently. The shift has happened.

Leadership RoundUp: Learn to Lead, not Manage

eLearningMind

If you type “difference between leadership and management” into Google, you’ll come up with about 4,000,000 results with business information leaders like Harvard Business and Forbes at the top giving many, many tips on how to be a better leader versus a manager. One of the struggles we’ve observed that businesses face is their inability to fill the gaps in their leadership development; take a look at what you can do to fix this: [link].

5 Tips for being a Productive and Motivated Learner

Your Training Edge

Here in this article, I would rather be shifting the focus from being trainer to being learner and we would explore how being a learner you can be productive and motivated for achieving your learning targets. However still, do you possess the productivity that would enable you to make the best of you know? You can take help of scheduling features of different apps like Google Calendar for tracking your activities and their status on auto mode.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #1 Adoption at Corporate Universities

Your Training Edge

In this first article, we’ll examine MOOCs within the context of the recent rise in corporate universities, which has been driven in part by some of the same forces behind the development of MOOCs. Corporate universities are distinct from training departments and traditional universities in that they focus more on helping an organization achieve its mission rather than specifically on helping individual employees do their jobs better. How do MOOCs fit in with corporate universities?

Better Support with Snagit: 4 Tips to Make Your Help Desk More Helpful

TechSmith Camtasia

In everything we do here at TechSmith, our goal is to make our customers happy. Are users staying on articles long enough to read them? Adding screenshots to help desk articles with Snagit can help. Take a look at this knowledge base article below to see how the screenshot is used to replace what could have been an extremely lengthy description of where Google Drive and YouTube are located in the editor. Let me know in the comments!