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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.

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. You have a skills gap. Businesses aren’t investing in training programs.

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

Pract.us

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.

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.

How to Design an Effective LMS Training Program

TOPYX LMS

Like many decision makers, you may be more than ready to improve the effectiveness of your company’s LMS training program. However, before moving forward with such a venture, it’s important that corporate leaders determine if they feel confident in their LMS ( learning management system ) program-building skills. This may seem like a tough feat, but an effective corporate training program streamlines the process. 3 Steps to Designing an Engaging LMS Training Program.

Why You Need More User-Generated Content in Your Training Program

Pract.us

But the power of peer-to-peer communication, whether face-to-face or across space and time, can actually help you capture your company’s tribal knowledge, enhance your training program, and build a learning culture. And many have recognized its value in a training program.

SHRM 2018: People at the End of Every Policy

CLO Magazine

We let rules, procedures and policies get in the way of our employees who know the right thing to do, but we didn’t let them do it because of our rules and policies. “This internal program is strictly voluntary, and the effects have been tremendous.

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.

Q&A with Nicole Tarasoff

Interactive Services

Currently, Nicole is a senior compliance manager on LinkedIn’s small but mighty Global Compliance & Integrity team, where she spearheads the company’s compliance training and program build, communications, and culture initiatives.

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.

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.

Building a Content Monetization Portal? Do These 5 Things to Create Content People Want To Buy

All Roads

When it comes to selling content online, which do you think is more important: High quantity of content, churned out rapidly? The way the map is organized can help you determine your highest-priority content, and gives you a visualization of where each piece of content fits into the big picture; preventing overlaps, repetition and gaps. Likewise, nobody wants to sign up for a Content Monetization Portal that doesn’t have all the need-to-know info.

Learning Management Systems: Meet the Internet of Things

Brella

What IoT Can Do . IoT is whatever you want to make it do,” says Anthony Biondi, Brella’s programming director. “It With so many things IoT can do (home security, road safety, shopping, sightseeing), let’s focus on how it can change the way we learn. Internet of Things.

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.

What Employees Worry About Between Training Classes.

Pract.us

The second article will discuss management concerns, and the third will look at what experienced employees, who often serve as ad hoc trainers, have to deal with. hours in training programs. hours of the year, they’re doing their jobs and presumably applying what they learned in class.

This Week on #TalkTech: The Quantitative-Qualitative Divide, Making Training More Effective, and Skeuomorphic Design

Bottom-Line Performance

If you are interested in being a guest curator for TalkTech, let me know! How do you view the “problematic” divide between quantitative and qualitative learning? ” Do you feel there is such a divide? BLP News

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Learning is Not a Hat, and One Size Does Not Fit All

mLevel

Do you feel like it fairly measured your intelligence and knowledge? Without her influence I would have gone astray and who knows where I would have wound up. I work feverishly to review content (using articles, books, videos, games, etc.) Global News Wire.

Adaptive learning is possible – right now!

Axonify

I recently read an article that bemoaned the challenge of implementing an adaptive learning strategy within an organization. The author stated it is extremely difficult to execute an adaptive learning program that has true value to the employee. I’ve written a few dozen articles and an eBook. You can do this! Here’s how you do it: 1 – Expand your definition of learning data. The good news is that you already have some of this.

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How to Build Compliance Training in 5 Easy Steps

eLearningArt

Like I said in the Importance of Compliance Training article , when it comes to compliance training, we can produce learning that’s among the most important we will ever deliver. But … How do you create compliance training anyway? But there’s some good news here!

2014: The Year of the Corporate MOOC?

Your Training Edge

If you’ve been following the MOOC news, you’ll know that massive open online courses have had their ups and downs. More organizations became faced with skills gaps, which came in two major flavors.

Scalable Learning Will Be the Strategic Differentiator in the 21st Century

CLO Magazine

In a world requiring near constant innovation, doing the same thing repeatedly is a recipe for obsolescence. Developing a scalable learning strategy is one of the most strategic things an organization can do, as it will be the biggest competitive differentiator in the 21st century.

Learning Is Not a Hat: One Size Does Not Fit All!

mLevel

Without her influence, I certainly would have gone astray – who knows where I would have wound up. Can you imagine trying to train someone like me at a large company on compliance related topics with tools like video, lengthy e-learning programs or, heaven forbid, a power point deck?

12 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 26

Upside Learning

It’s not exactly breaking news that mobile technologies are changing the way we work and enabling employees to be productive regardless of their location. What’s interesting is the pace at which they appear to be doing so. Know more.

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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. 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. What tools do you use? (I I would add Captivate and Jing.man do I use Jing!

Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget

Obsidian Learning

Breaking News! Actually (and unfortunately), that’s not news at all. While everybody likes a low price at the pump, those of us in oil and gas know only too well how important robust oil prices are to the health of our industry. How do you keep your A-Team up to speed?

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

Learning Wire

an estimated 60M people are shut off from jobs because of a lack of digital skills: nearly 20% of American adults do not use the Internet at home, work, or at school, or by mobile device [3]. Progress generates a skills gap. This article was originally published on Trainingindustry.com.

How to Write Effective Quiz Questions Every Time

Lemonade

The good news is, writing questions doesn’t have to be a struggle. Plus it injects some levity into your program and stops it from feeling like a middle school test. 4 Answer Question: Good Example What should you do if you suspect an email is a phishing scam? Like this article?

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Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

technologies into our training programs, but rarely do we find a client that wants to create a robust learning environment comprised of both formal and informal components.

Top 75 Online Courses for Freelancers To Up Their Game

TalentLMS

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. Learn how you can do it.

Intrapreneurship for Learning and Development: A practical approach

Learning Wire

Collaborating with learning and development (L&D) leaders, I hear more than ever, the desire for the courage and ability to not be constrained by rules; to do what is right, and not what is expected. Have you ever thought, “I have great solutions but why do I do not have any buyers?”.

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Boosting Course Design: 5 Easy-to-Follow Course Facilitation Techniques

TalentLMS

Contrary to popular belief, instructional designers do not teach the courses they create. Course facilitators are increasing in number to meet the needs of hybrid and online training programs. eLearning courses, however, can do much better. We know, we know.

Help Millennials Get Jobs: Offer Online Learning & Career Resources

WBT Systems

Millennials get their share of depressing headlines these days—like this one from NBC News : “Majority of millennials are in debt, hitting pause on major life events.”. Create an online career center that features professional development programs and other career resources for young professionals. Industry trends job-seekers must know. In a recent Associations Now article , they referred to their strategy as “priming the pump.”

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How to Write Effective Quiz Questions Every Time

Lemonade

The good news is, writing questions doesn’t have to be a struggle. Plus it injects some levity into your program and stops it from feeling like a middle school test. What should you do if you suspect an email is a phishing scam? Respond that you know it's a phishing scam.

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Learning You Can Take to the Bank

CLO Magazine

Furthermore, the Project Management Institute’s report “The Competitive Advantage of Effective Talent Management” from March 2013 discovered that organizations with strong talent management programs met 72 percent of their project goals as compared to 58 percent for organizations with a weaker career development focus. To do so, organizations have to answer the what, how and when of training. Do we need to know how to write a use case scenario?

How (and Why) You Should Promote Informal Learning with Trainees (and the Boss)

Mindflash

Do they learn more about their job from formal training (classroom, online, etc.) or do they learn more informally (from peers, managers, etc.)? In the past many companies viewed informal learning as a negative reflection on their formal training programs.