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Corporate Onboarding Programs: What You Need to Know

Roundtable Learning

As time marches forward, new industries will arise, workplaces will transform, and organizations will covet different skills. Amid such change, one thing is sure: employee onboarding programs will remain vital. The best employee onboarding programs account for them all.

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. Your online training program has all the essentials. eLearning assessments give a good indication of what employees know versus what they need to know.

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How To Close Your Workforce Skills Gaps with Reskilling

Avilar

As organizations prepare for this next technology revolution, many are scrambling to find or build the talent they need. 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.”

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. It’s useful to look at one organization that has been facing high turnover for decades. Here’s an article on managing on-the-job training.]. Stop reading and go do it.).

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.

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.

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. For example, the careful research, organization of ideas, detail-oriented revisions, and time management that produce a quality term paper can be applied to more than just the content of that assignment. It’s your job to make sure Millenials know your association exists.

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. Be open- minded : People come into an organization with differing levels of experience.

3 Reasons You Need to Reinvent Your Corporate Training Program

Your Training Edge

Employees do not have the opportunity to apply what they learn to real-world problems and situations. Whatever the reason your training isn’t effective isn’t important (well, it is, but that is for another article). Here are three reasons you need to reinvent your training programs. If your organization is facing a skills gap, you know this to be true. Gary Beach of CIO.com wrote that the “IT skills gap is really an education gap.”

How to Measure the Business Impact of Your Training and Development Programs

EI Design

This article offers insights on a set of practical cues that can be used to measure the business impact of your training and development programs. Organizations make steady investments in training and development programs every year. Introduction.

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. That’s where most creative talent in organizations go.

How to Link Your Training Programs to Your Business Goals

ProProfs

Did you know that only 36% of organizations have learning strategies aligned with the long term problem that they are trying to solve? Usually, the goal of an employee training program is to enhance the skills, knowledge, and productivity of employees. Find the gaps.

How to Build and Execute an Effective Coaching Program

KnowledgeAnywhere

Adding coaching into your current training and development program can have many benefits. This article will outline: How coaching increases the effectiveness of online training. How to build an effective coaching program. Let’s dive into why coaching is such a powerful accompaniment to training and how to build and execute an effective coaching program. How to Build an Effective Coaching Program. Identify the Objectives of the Program.

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.

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.

How to Create an eLearning Organization Business Model

eFront

If you are one of those innovators, who favor lifelong learning and want to promote a business based on this value, then an eLearning Organization might be the answer for you. Having accumulated a wealth of knowledge in an organization, managers are looking for ways to make it available to employees in a meaningful way. We see a plethora of eLearning organizations springing up to respond to these needs. What are the gaps in eLearning offerings?

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. I know I’ve left money on the table.

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.

9 Strategies to Make Your Peer Learning Program Thrive

CLO Magazine

If you’re sponsoring or developing a peer learning program, you know that professional communities of practice are a cost-effective way to leverage the collective wisdom and experience of a group of leaders with similar roles, challenges or interest areas. Multi-organization peer learning groups are likely to have shared focus areas, like a common client or user base or a community population they serve. Level in the organization.

Big Data & Training 101: What You Need to Know

Lemonade

I know, I know. And if you haven’t calibrated your content correctly, the data you do collect can be inaccurate. Why Do We Need Big Data In Training? Up until recently, most organizations have been using their LMS to measure training effectiveness.

7 Tips To Create An Effective Online Training Certification Program

LearnUpon

Online training certifications can be used for just about every task, process, or compliance training course within your organization. In this article, I’ll share 7 tips for creating an effective online training certification program for your corporate learners. Creating An Effective Online Training Certification Program: 7 Useful Tips For eLearning Professionals. This is particularly the case with compliance online training certification programs.

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

In this article I will dive into these questions and how your LMS Feasibility Study will answer them. Let us go back to your LMS Needs Assessment , which I covered in a previous article. Depending on the type of organization (e.g. You can read up on these requirements in my article “8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment” Gather the responses in one master document to make it easily comparable. Cost due to impact on training programs.

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8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

When a company or organization decides to roll out a new Learning Management System (LMS) it typically raises many questions that an LMS Needs Assessment is designed to answer. What resources do we need to implement the LMS? In this article I will review what needs to be considered for a thorough Needs Analysis with the effect that as an organization you are able to make the most educated choice when selecting your new Learning Platform.

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? If you are the part of the business that hasn’t completely realized the significance and power of video for enhancing your training efforts, you can take the benefit of this technology to boost the effectiveness of such programs. Video lets your learners to see how to do particular things.

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Big Data & Training 101: What You Need to Know

Lemonade

I know, I know. And if you haven’t calibrated your content correctly, the data you do collect can be inaccurate. Why Do We Need Big Data In Training? Up until recently, most organizations have been using their LMS to measure training effectiveness. And your organization doesn’t function on just pass or fail. And that data is useful for evaluating both your employees and your program’s efficacy -- not to mention planning future training initiatives.

Resolution: This Year Create a Stronger, Smarter Organization

Marcia Conner

With this new year, you may be looking frantically for a new way to improve your organization’s competitiveness, talent, staying power, and smarts. They brought me in to reimagine their recruiting, talent management, and leadership development program. Although we spent a month assessing capabilities and gaps, a learning culture audit proved to be the most effective lever. Managers share information on a need-to-know basis.

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.

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Racial Bias or Workplace Sexual Harassment – Why eLearning is an effective solution.

Enyota Learning

This article doesn’t focus on the controversy around whether it was racial bias or unconscious bias. But from a business perspective, we try and understand actions which an organization must take to avoid such situations and manage their risks. The best question to ask yourself when looking to avoid such incidents is – are you as an organization doing enough to train your employees ? You can do this by setting an expiry date on the original certificates.

How Can L&D Contribute to Creating Highly Engaged Employees?

Litmos

And it should be because at its core it’s about securing your most valuable asset as an organization – your people. We know that a strong learning program can help push those numbers up further. Yes, you can do more to improve employee engagement than just delivering courses.

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7 tips for developing an online training culture in your organization

LearnUpon

Every building needs a solid foundation and the same is true for a successful online training program. 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. Be open about the goals, expectations, and mission of your organization.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. 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? Just explaining this can be food for several blog posts and articles.

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5 Best Practices for Using Competitive Intelligence in Sales Enablement

Sales Hacker

To be successful, organizations have to have good product-market fit , customer trust, and a fantastic customer experience throughout the entire customer lifecycle. If done right, these two powerful tools provide benefits across your entire organization, including: A better understanding of the target customer. Once worked into the organizational structure of your business, these changes can bring a cascading effect of success throughout your entire organization.

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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. Responses are italicized below: Hope to accomplish here: Reframe learning for individuals and organizations. It flows naturally and I could do it for hours on end with unwavering delight.

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. Senge’s 1990 book, “The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization.”

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

Digitec Interactive

What do you do when you need to learn something? Most people don’t share the exact same knowledge gaps. If one or more of your workers are being kept out of the office for any particular reason , it’s good to know that they won’t be left behind.

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. RFP (request for proposal ): Document prepared by organizations to help assess LMS vendors during a selection process. Training professionals are now often required to demonstrate the ROI of learning programs and software to leadership teams. Specification: A plan or protocol agreed between a number of bodies or organizations.

?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.