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.”

How To Close Your Workforce Skills Gaps with Reskilling

Avilar

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. Leading industry consultants, government agencies and business leaders do not view the current talent shortage as a short-term crunch. RELATED ARTICLE: 5 Ways to Combat Cyber Threats at Your Organization.

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Why It’s Your Job to Close the Skills Gap and How You Can Do It

Pract.us

You’re the best person to bridge the skills gap for your team. Economists and researchers like to argue about whether there’s any evidence for a skills gap, but as a recent article in Inc. points out, if you cannot find qualified candidates for your business, it doesn’t matter what the rest of the country is doing. You have a skills gap. Those who agree that there is a skills gap love to argue about whose fault it is. And it’s your job to do so.

7 Ways Online Training Can Fill In Performance Gaps

Infopro Learning

Do you want to improve workplace productivity? Do your employees have the skills they need to tackle tasks and increase profits? In this article, I’ll explore 7 ways that online training can help you fill performance gaps in your organization. How Online Training Can Fill In Performance Gaps. Performance gaps are the thorn in your company’s side. Target Individual Skill Gaps.

Article Review: Are Competencies Really Dead?

Pract.us

What I learned from reading this article. So competencies came into fashion as a way to get a handle on their skills gaps. It’s not hard to imagine a team who knows exactly what they’re good at and what they’re known for in the company. Ayoubi points out that with simple web technology, we can give people a list of the skills they need to do their jobs. I love reading articles that propose a solution to a problem, and I thank Jo Ayoubi for this one.

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Training Needs Analysis & Skills Gap Analysis

Ed App

Using the tools of skills gap analysis and training needs analysis / assessment can help ensure that you accurately measure your employees job performance. Here’s what they will mean in this article… What is a skills gap analysis ? Skills gap analysis examples.

How the COVID Pandemic Has Broadened The Skills Gap and Increased the Need for Skills Development Training (And What To Do About It)

Convergence Training

Back in the years and even decades before the COVID-19 pandemic dominated much of what we talk and think about, employers and learning & development experts used to talk a lot about the skills gap and how to create and provide training to help employees develop those needed skills.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. This article will help you prepare for those conversations and handle the drama as it comes. If you know you need to do more one-on-one meetings with your team but you’re not sure how to make them successful, take a look at this very practical article.

Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning

Learnkit

Wacky but completely true (there is a great article here if you are curious to learn more) – it also highlights well the connection between training and rewards. We get trained to do something, perform a task to maximize our rewards, then reap the benefits. We aren’t pigeons and we can learn to do things in more way than one. We’re already struggling to close a widening skills gap and can’t have our people lose faith.

Coaching can help fill the soft skills gap

CLO Magazine

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. Companies spend time and effort developing leaders, but the return on investment is often questionable or the company doesn’t know how to measure it. The Soft Skills Gap. Moreover, the best workers do the best and the most work.

How technology can bridge the skills gap it created

Gnowbe

This article is part of the World Economic Forum on ASEAN. But how do we empower billions of people who may have never set foot inside a classroom? How do we give them universal access to education and enable them to be future-ready? One of the biggest challenges we are facing globally today is how to close the rapidly growing skills gap. And how do we leverage our strengths to remain relevant at scale? So how do we develop these 4Cs at scale and speed?

How technology can bridge the skills gap it created

Gnowbe

This article is part of the World Economic Forum on ASEAN. But how do we empower billions of people who may have never set foot inside a classroom? How do we give them universal access to education and enable them to be future-ready? One of the biggest challenges we are facing globally today is how to close the rapidly growing skills gap. And how do we leverage our strengths to remain relevant at scale? So how do we develop these 4Cs at scale and speed?

Everything You Should Know About Agile eLearning Before Investing

Your Training Edge

This post presents everything you should know about agile eLearning before investing. When doing so, ensure that you are able to implement your user stories in one sprint, and cut them up if they are too big. Although you may have done everything to ensure that your business takes the appropriate direction in terms of growth, incorporating agile eLearning as part of the business will play an integral role in ensuring that the gap between the business and the consumers is bridged.

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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.

Using an LXP to Fix Learning Gaps in Customer and Channel Partner Education

Origin Fractal LXP

If you have some knowledge about the desktop publishing industry, you would know how important QuarkXPress was in the 80s and 90s. If you refuse to adapt to changing user requirements, do not price your product sensibly, and do not have adequate product training; be prepared to fail. In this blog post, we look at how organizations can use an LXP instead of an LMS to fix learning gaps in their customer education and channel partner training plans.

Training Needs Analysis: A Step-By-Step Guide To Identify Performance Gaps In Your Organization

TalentLMS

Do you know which online training resources your employees need to boost on-the-job performance? In this article, I’ll walk you through each step of the training needs analysis process. How To Identify Performance Gaps In Your Organization: A Step-By-Step Guide To Training Needs Analysis. Here is a step-by-step guide to pinpointing performance gaps in your organization through a training needs analysis.

Everything You Need to Know About Why Customizable Courseware Rocks

eLearning Brothers

But on the off chance that you HAVEN’T heard all about our new and amazing Customizable Courseware and you want to know all about it, then the following articles are for you! The Announcement: Interactive Soft Skills Training with New Customizable Courseware. “… between Templates and Custom Development, there is a huge pay gap, time gap and resource gap that has never been filled… until now.”.

The new normal: Six articles about life during and after COVID

Cloudshare

Here are six articles that seek to answer those questions. SDxCentral) – COVID-19 will affect the data center; at the very least it will change how businesses address storage as we know it. Virtually closing the gap in IT training and sales (BetaNews) – The arrival of COVID-19 has brought in-person meetings, events, user groups and training sessions to a halt, impacting IT training & education as well as sales enablement.

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WooCommerce Grouped Products: Everything You Need to Know

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

And on WooCommerce, you can do so easily in two ways – a) by creating Grouped products and b) using Product Bundles. We’ll explore both in this article. You enter the title, description and Image the same way as you do for Simple Products.

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What are they doing that’s different?

What NOT to do in L&D

Litmos

As do most articles in the L&D space, I frequently talk about what we should do. And, it occurred to me, that I could (and should) also talk about what we shouldn’t do. First, don’t stop doing courses. Of course, when they’re done, do them right! There are other causes of performance problems in organizations besides skill gaps. SMEs do have access to what they know , so that tends to be what they will focus on.

Corporate Onboarding Programs: What You Need to Know

Roundtable Learning

In this article, we’ll define onboarding programs, explain why they’re important, and discuss how to establish effective onboarding. . They feature everything from strategy discussions to technical training — anything your new hires need to do their job comfortably and completely.

Don’t Frustrate Users With Gaps in Your Product Experience

General Assembly

Users interact with a product through many different channels and modes of communication, and bridging the gaps between them is essential to your product’s success. Encountering any gaps in the product-experience loop is frustrating to the user and these points of friction jeopardize your businesses. I call these gaps mode-shift friction. Lynn Shostack’s 1984 Harvard Business Review article on measuring and improving the processes and services the bank delivered.

The Authentic Learning Model: 7 Things Every eLearning Pro Should Know

Infopro Learning

Do you need to add more real-world context to your eLearning course? In this article, I’ll explore everything eLearning pros need to know about the Authentic Learning Model. Everything eLearning Pros Need To Know About The Authentic Learning Model. Online learners have the ability to identify personal areas for improvement, then rely on the skills and expertise of their peers to help them bridge the gaps.

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. 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. Actually, very similar to what you and I are already doing in our day-to-day lives, and especially the Millennials and digital natives on your team.

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How Do I Increase My Learners’ Motivation With Gamification?

Cinecraft

Before delving into the methodology of developing effective learning games, you need to know what gamification is, and just as importantly, what it is not. When training and game elements are appropriately designed and implemented, learners know what is expected of them and perform their jobs better. Take it from this genius, I have known him for years and he speaks from more game experience than anyone I know. Knowing the problem is only half the battle.

12 Myths About LMS Best Practices – You Should Know

Pinlearn

In this article, we shall explore a few of them. In fact, there are instances you do not need an instructor at all. This will also help you identify the critical gaps in your course modules and fill them. Myth: Professionals and employees do not prefer LMS-based e-learning course: These are the busiest people. And yes, spending time on monotonous e-learning modules would be the last thing they prefer doing.

Ranting on the Gender Pay Gap in e-Learning

Usable Learning

In it, she referenced the significant gender pay gap: According to research results, men on average make $10k more than woman. Yes – even in the eLearning biz: There continues to be a consistent gender gap in pay between men and women. This gap is most notable in part-time employee pay, where women receive an average hourly rate that is 49.4% <rant starts here> A few days later, this article showed up in the New York Times: A Toolkit for Women Seeking a Raise.

Before You Convert ILT to eLearning Do These 6 Things

Cinecraft

If the business goal of your course is not identified, Cathy Moore’s article “ How to Create a Training Goal in 2 Quick Steps ” will help you. Are there gaps in performance that have been identified? What do people struggle with in class? Which parts do the learners like best? You do not have to lose this valuable activity when transitioning to online. Keep what a learner must know and remove what is good to know.

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). But contrary to many articles in the media, because eLearning is so individual and specific to topic, learner motivation, and application, it’s fairly impossible to create a one-size-fits-all, tiered solution, even with a method as versatile as gamification. How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right? What do you know about your learners?

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”. 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. It should do more than repeat the content of the formal course; it should focus on application.

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

LearnUpon

Skill gap analysis : Compares a person’s skills to those required to do a job they have been, or will be, assigned to. This article will help you to decide if SSO could work for you. You should now know your manifest from your module, your cognitive load from your knowledge construction. Catch up with the ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L). The post Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z) appeared first on LearnUpon.

Stop! Before You Convert ILT to eLearning Do These 6 Things

Cinecraft

If the business goal of your course is not identified, Cathy Moore’s article “ How to Create a Training Goal in 2 Quick Steps ” will help you. Are there gaps in performance that have been identified? What do people struggle with in class? Which parts do the learners like best? You do not have to lose this valuable activity when transitioning to online. Keep what a learner must know and remove what is good to know.

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? Video lets your learners to see how to do particular things. And, you know what? Video- A platform for bridging the gaps. Every company holds its own unique training goals, so the idea of success may differ on the basis of these goals.

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