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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. White House Launches Cyber Reskilling Program.” Leading industry consultants, government agencies and business leaders do not view the current talent shortage as a short-term crunch.

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.

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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. According to Pew Research , roughly 10,000 baby boomers will turn 65 everyday for the next 14 years. They didn’t address the skills gap before shaking up the workforce. Prevent the gap with a culture of learning. Here’s an article on managing on-the-job training.].

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.

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. They are exposed to knowledge, but the success of any program is in the follow-up.

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.

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?

7 Reasons Why Developing a Corporate Learning Program is Necessary for Your Business

Your Training Edge

According to the Pew Research Center, more than one-in-three American labor force participants (around 35%) are Millennials [1]: It is common knowledge that Millennials are looking for a lot of things when it comes to employment, including the opportunities to have some fun at work and build strong relationships with other employees. But making your Millennial employees more loyal is not the only reason why developing a corporate learning program is necessary for your business.

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.

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.

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). Deloitte (the second largest professional services network in the world) launched a digital executive training program called “The Deloitte Leadership Academy” to make training more accessible for employees by utilizing top content from business schools like Harvard, Stanford, etc. The program delivers lessons to 50,000+ executives in 150+ companies worldwide. .

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. Research projects, specific challenges, industry pressures or initiatives. Participants can concentrate on sharing and learning, knowing that one person is keeping the conversation on track and moving forward.

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. Will Thalheimer (one of the initiators of the manifesto) did a lot of research in this field. When you need to know more.

7 Tips To Create An Effective Online Training Certification Program

LearnUpon

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. To create a winning online training certification program that provides all of these benefits, however, there are 7 top tips that you may want to follow. Research your audience. Conducting thorough audience research is integral.

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? Indeed, researches have revealed a strong co-relation between usage of visual aids and enhanced learning outcomes [1]. Learning and development research keeps highlighting higher retention rates when video is integrated, showing learners’ comfortableness with this medium.

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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. A structured process for conducting your research is absolutely necessary. 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.

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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). Deloitte (the second largest professional services network in the world) launched a digital executive training program called “The Deloitte Leadership Academy” to make training more accessible for employees by utilizing top content from business schools like Harvard, Stanford, etc. The program delivers lessons to 50,000+ executives in 150+ companies worldwide. .

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Here are some games based on Nobel Prize winning research. This game teaches about Nobel Prize winning Chemistry Research. Education As We Know It Is Finished - Lars is Learning , July 14, 2010 So says Clayton M. So why do some organisations find it so hard to get started?

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How to Build an Online Learning Program with a Limited Budget

WBT Systems

You know your association should provide online learning programs to members and others in your industry. Here are some ways to build an online learning program with a limited budget. When taking on any new initiative, it’s best to develop a strategy so you don’t squander resources, especially when you’re trying to create an online learning program with a limited budget. What did they need to learn to do their current job? Where do they get their education now?

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

Digitec Interactive

Whether it’s helping you get better results or ensuring that you’re able to adapt, research shows that making this transition has clear benefits. What do you do when you need to learn something? Most people don’t share the exact same knowledge gaps.

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.

5 Best Practices for Using Competitive Intelligence in Sales Enablement

Sales Hacker

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. According to CSO Insights’ Research Director, Tamara Schenk , “The second most debilitating hurdle to sales success is ineffective sales process/methodology.”. Most sales reps don’t know why they’ve won or lost a deal. Don’t try to do everything at once.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: NewsFlash: PowerPoint Bad For Learning

Learning Visions

Wednesday, April 04, 2007 NewsFlash: PowerPoint Bad For Learning Found via SlashDot , an article in todays Sydney Morning Herald " Research points the finger at PowerPoint." You know -- appeal to multiple learning styles; address the needs of both auditory and visual learners.

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. Research studies, after all, say specialists deliver 10x more productivity over generalists. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Further, due to the API-economy, the ability to create add-ons to the Google for Business apps have created a new ecosystem of companies that do one super-specific thing very well. What can we do for them?

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. Research studies, after all, say specialists deliver 10x more productivity over generalists. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Further, due to the API-economy, the ability to create add-ons to the Google for Business apps have created a new ecosystem of companies that do one super-specific thing very well. What can we do for them?

Training in 2020: Five Priorities for the New Year

Litmos

Is your training program ready for the new year? spending on training programs is down overall by about 5%, but a large number of organizations are upping their budgets modestly and 46% report that their budget is holding steady. The majority of the companies that grew their budgets said they did so because they’d increased the scope of their training programs. Here's a paper outlining five essential skills you need to do it well. 2020 is around the corner.

Asking the right questions during design to track down elusive content

Bottom-Line Performance

I felt good identifying my first topic: designing an e-learning course with little to no content in sight, and then…do you know what happened next? So, I did what I always do…begin the “content inquisition.”. My first step is to focus on desired outcomes : what do learners need to know and/or know how to do after completing the course? Will they do their jobs differently, and if so, how? How will THIS content help learners DO that?

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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.

The Most Popular Blog Posts for 2016

Litmos

But into what, nobody really knows. One thing is clear, the work we do as instructional designers has been disrupted. Do people just not care any more? These are simply ideas to get you rethinking about the work you do and how you do it. #1 When anyone asks, you're happy to tell them all about the cognitive theories of learning, and how your work is backed by the latest research. Everyone loves to talk about the work they do. Stop doing that.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better At our seminar today on using Articulate and Moodle and "Doing More for Less" , the conversation turned (as it always does) to using audio in eLearning. One of the participants talked about a focus group/research project his organization did. This past year we started doing more video interviews with SMEs using Flip cameras over the XL1. Lose sight of those things and everything you do is poo.

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International Women’s Day 2020: An Investment in Training is an Investment in Your People

Litmos

A third of women in this study stated they wouldn’t know how to report sexual harassment in their workplace. Gap between organisational values and actual behaviour. Or, for lack of internal options, their feet will do the talking – people don’t always leave their role, they often leave their workplace culture. Although a wealth of research identifies best practice in sexual harassment training programs for the workplace, it still needs to be comprehensive.

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.

6 Tips to Kick Off Lifelong Learning in 2018

Litmos

It’s a New Year, and as humans are apt to do, we look back and take stock of the accomplishments and missed opportunities of the year past. As learning professionals, not only do we owe it to ourselves to be committed to lifelong learning, but we owe it to our organizations. You may have these questions: What do I do first? How do I change my current mindset? Where do I start? You can do this. Challenge yourself to research an answer to a question.

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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. 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. Articles Learning Management System AI augmented intelligence eLearning

Enabling L&D through Soft Skills Development–Insight from Jan Rijken

Learning Wire

Discover some of the key enablers and essential design principles of a good learning program and how L&D can deliver on business expectations as a strategic performance partner. According to research, 75% of long-term job success depends on mastering and developing soft skills. Let’s take a look at some practical tips L&D can use to implement an effective skills development program. Do you have clear KPIs? Article Learning Trends

Interfacing with Subject Matter Experts

ID Mentors

Ford (1992) in their article Getting Inside the Expert’s Brain. To quote from the article Business Experts and College Faculty Collaborate to Design Instruction by Gloria Palumbo Holland (1998), “Corporate America is demanding that education programs ‘achieve specific, real-world goals’. Instructional Gaps. Two key questions in the questionnaire were: 1) What support do you expect from the SME and what support does the SME actually provide? Introduction.