Will AI Help Close the Skills Gap?

CLO Magazine

Forty percent of HR leaders believe artificial intelligence will help fill the skills gap. It’s saying it’s going to help us do a better job of finding the right people for the right jobs.”

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.

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Why You Need to Invest More on Product Knowledge Training

InfoPro Learning

Chances are, if you are reading this article, these words have never come out of your mouth. so we have decided to only focus on one item in this article: sales training. There are four main sales training categories that companies are investing in; Selling Skills, Product Knowledge, Company Information, and Industry Knowledge. The Importance of Product Knowledge Training. Competition has also skyrocketed as of late, closing the differential gap between competitors.

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 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.

Don’t Frustrate Users With Gaps in Your Product Experience

General Assembly

Product teams risk losing customers when they lack insight into breakdowns across the user experience. There are countless steps where the product experience can break down. All too often, there’s a breakdown that occurs outside product screens, when a product or process hits the reality of the human experience or a user fails. Take a peek at the diagram above, which charts the various user touch points that can occur with your brand in a product experience loop.

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.

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. But does it really address the performance issues that hinder employee productivity on a daily basis? Interviews / Opinions Performance Gaps Training Needs Analysis

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.

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. A skilled user of Quark could command a handsome salary and the product simply stood unopposed and was the backbone of the industry.

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.

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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5 Tips for being a Productive and Motivated Learner

Your Training Edge

Being a training and development trainer since last many years, I consider my success revolving not just around the learning and performance metrics, but also the people who are being trained and turned into a more productive entity for their respective firms. 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.

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?

Think Like a Start-Up, Act Like a Product Manager

CLO Magazine

In a typical start-up company (such as a modern software company), product managers direct the development of products. They are not programmers themselves, nor do they build or operate the product. Their job is to ensure an optimal product experience from start to finish. Above all, L&D must stop creating learning content and instead start directing employees (subject matter experts) to do so. Resistance to Change: Do SMEs Have What It Takes?

Tips and Strategies to Shorten New Hire Time-to-Productivity with Employee Onboarding Training

EI Design

The success of any staffing initiative lies not just in finding and hiring the right talent but also in how quickly new hires get productive. And the lynchpin to effective time-to-productivity is the employee onboarding training that each new hire receives. In fact, the speed at which new inductees become productive often determines the Return on Investment (ROI) generated by corporate training programs at large. And the best way to do so is through Mobile Learning solutions.

Simple Screencast Production Tips for Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

So today, we’ll look at a few simple production tips to help you get started. It helps to know what you’re learning and why. The other day I was reviewing a product video for some new gadget. I wanted to know how the gadget worked and what features it had but the guy in the video spent the first three minutes talking about a bunch of nonsense that had nothing to do with the video topic. What are people supposed to do with the software?

6 Ways Digitally-Enabled Learning Improves Productivity

Mindflash

“According to i4cp surveys, improving employee productivity is one of the most important people-management issues, with almost 9 out of 10 participants predicting that the issue will grow in importance over the next decade.”. Can digitally-enabled learning improve workplace productivity? If business needs are aligned with what we want from our jobs (our intrinsic motivation), then our productivity flourishes. What do we want from our jobs?

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). Product information or a brand new skill is delivered in a bite-size format, with all of the important information shed down into the most important points. How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right? Make sure you know what makes your learner tick before choosing a gamification strategy for your training. What do you know about your learners?

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

But when experts say today’s job market is as much about capabilities as it is about the products, they clearly see a change that is evident — all those Ivy League b-schools that once flaunted their traditional course catalogs are now switching from “courses” to specialized training modules based on real-life use cases. And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. Do you see a pattern in the above table?

Sales Funnels, Product Launches, and Paid Ads for Course Creators with Jennifer Tamborski

LifterLMS

Learn about sales funnels, product launches, and paid ads for course creators with Jennifer Tamborski in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. You can offer a smaller mini-course that may have three days of material on your product, and the fourth day is spent wrapping up and upselling to your full course. Or you can instead go with a one-on-one call approach where you meet with clients live and figure out if your product is a good fit for them.

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? Applying visual learning to enhance a company’s values, mission, products and operations is usually found to have a great influence on information retention [3]. Video lets your learners to see how to do particular things. And, you know what?

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Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

But when experts say today’s job market is as much about capabilities as it is about the products, they clearly see a change that is evident — all those Ivy League b-schools that once flaunted their traditional course catalogs are now switching from “courses” to specialized training modules based on real-life use cases. And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. Do you see a pattern in the above table?

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). Product information or a brand new skill is delivered in a bite-size format, with all of the important information shed down into the most important points. How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right? Make sure you know what makes your learner tick before choosing a gamification strategy for your training. What do you know about your learners?

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

Litmos

Disengaged employees slow productivity, make innovation nearly impossible, damage customer experience and as a result, diminish revenue and brand perception in the market. We know that a strong learning program can help push those numbers up further.

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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. Improved communication between sales, marketing, and product. In this article, I’m going to show you the best practices for sales enablement and how to get the most out of your competitive intelligence so you can increase alignment and stay ahead of your competitors. Don’t try to do everything at once.

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What Is A Complex Concept and How Do You Teach It?

Ed App

Dawid Naude in his Medium article utilises the example of a the Jenga scene in the The Big Short (2015) where a complex financial instrument was explained using Jenga. How do the concepts link? Find gaps in learning and the areas you need to review to build on knowledge. Identify gaps in certain areas of knowledge and continue to research them for a holistic understanding. How to communicate the teaching to learners in the most effective and productive way.

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

LearnUpon

Although considering responsiveness requires extra planning and production time, it also means you won’t need to produce the same course in multiple formats for different devices. 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. Catch up with the ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L).

How to Drive Agile Learning for a More Effective Workforce

Learning Wire

Poor planning and a lack of reactivity has led to a lack of learner engagement and drives an ever-widening skills gap. The impact of a skills gap. Let us help you identify skills gaps and create a more agile learning environment! Article Learning Trends

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How to Build a Simple Digital Learning Strategy that Works

Litmos

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. If you don’t know which projects in your organisation are the game changers, then you won’t know where learning can potentially have the most impact.

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

It’s a great time to be a consumer (in both B2C and B2B) because there are so many innovative, exciting new products available across industries from tech to retail to automotive and everything in between. How do I learn to interact with this thing? Click to enlarge image.

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Your Culture Needs More CX Training

Litmos

In a recent survey conducted by The Conference Board, CEOs globally expressed concern over the idea that customer experience will be more important than products. The customer of the future will place more value on the experience of using a product or service rather than the actual product or service.”. Do you have a plan for training the right content in the right way to truly become experience-driven? Why do I need to bother with this? But we all do.

The future is bright: corporate learning gets smart

Torrance Learning

This article was also posted in Education & Career News. What’s more, these “event-based” learning models often fail to take into account the on-the-job, in-the-moment needs for training and information: all those little reminders, tips and troubleshooting tricks that we all use to translate what we’ve learned to what we do on the job. Recently there’s been an increase in the number of prospective customers that are not actually buying the product in the end.

New Springtime Rituals for Learning Pros in 2020

Litmos

In addition to the blogs linked above, we at SAP Litmos added to this outpouring of information with the Remote Readiness & Productivity Academy – a library of free courses for anyone and everyone, not just SAP Litmos customers. But, how do we get there? What are some simple things we can do to produce positive outcomes on the other side of this crisis? You likely already tidied up your at-home work space to make your quarantine more comfortable and productive.

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15 performance questions L&D should ask (before running)

Learning Wire

They do not consider those programs complete until the results are achieved. L&D must identify the specific capabilities the business requires and how it will know that the target population has achieved them. Business leaders do not have the time or the expertise to identify the “where, when, how, and why” behind the many potential investments in learning that they might choose to make. How do you want to evaluate the learning solution outcomes and follow-up?