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Corporate Onboarding Programs: What You Need to Know

Roundtable Learning

Amid such change, one thing is sure: employee onboarding programs will remain vital. The best employee onboarding programs account for them all. In this article, we’ll define onboarding programs, explain why they’re important, and discuss how to establish effective onboarding. .

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.”

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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.

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.

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.”

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?

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 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.

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.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | June 12, 2020

Mike Taylor

Beautiful people do not just happen.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross. I’m doing a fun program on how us ‘mere mortals’ can use the little known multimedia features in PowerPoint for doing things like graphic design, ebooks, motion graphics, and videos. You can learn more about the conference below and if you’re interested, let me know. How do we do that? Video] – Five YouTube tips every teacher should know.

Don’t Frustrate Users With Gaps in Your Product Experience

General Assembly

As consumers who increasingly rely on technology to help us wrangle a vast range of goods and services, we’ve all experienced pain points when really good software doesn’t equate a really good experience. 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. I call these gaps mode-shift friction. Find your gaps. Begin circling your gaps.

Disruptive Technologies and the Future of Learning & Development

Convergence Training

As you know, there are many new technologies available now or coming soon that may influence learning and development in different ways. And of course, as often happens when a new technology comes about, it’s also easy to get a little over-excited and think this is the long-awaited, massive game-changer that will completely change learning and development forever, bringing with it all the solutions to all the problems and challenges we face.

Tips and Strategies to Create a Roadmap to Transform Your eLearning Programs

EI Design

Legendary American professional baseball player Yogi Berra is famously quoted for saying, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.”. And this saying holds true even for L&D professionals who wish to create new eLearning programs or revisit and transform previously created eLearning programs. In this article, I’ll shed some light on how you can do just that.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

The term hit buzzword fame in 2011 when Gartner (the go to company that assesses and decides whether to invest in specific technologies) officially added it to its “Hype Cycle” list. An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). The program delivers lessons to 50,000+ executives in 150+ companies worldwide. . How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right? What do you know about your learners?

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. Mobile technology changes everything, and makes associations nervous.

4 Tips to Keep Your Custom Training Programs Fresh

Unboxed

So, you have a shiny new training program custom-built for you. Even so, if there’s one thing you can count on with custom training programs and off-the-shelf alike, it’s change. Just like you, we continue to learn with every training program we build and support. In this article, we’ll share some best practices and suggest some tips to make maintaining your training program more resource- and cost-efficient. Where do you need outside help?

Elearning innovation: examples, tips and technology

Elucidat

So then, how do you keep your ideas fresh, your production process smart and your elearning strategy current? The latest technology. I know this sounds obvious, but too often I hear learning impact measured in business KPIs. Trend prediction: “A recognition that classic, instructional e-learning doesn’t deliver – it doesn’t close performance gaps and it doesn’t provide a satisfying learning experience. How do they measure the impact and ROI of learning programs?

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

The authors of this whitepaper make a compelling case for associations to step in and bridge the growing education-to-employment gap by offering alternative, affordable, industry specific education programs for professional development and credentialing. We know there’s a skills gap for young workers that colleges and universities seem unable, and employers seem unwilling, to bridge.”. Attracting New Members with Association Education Programs. “We

SHRM 2018: People at the End of Every Policy

CLO Magazine

Rushing discussed the #MeToo movement, gender pay inequities, diversity in the workplace, technology advancements and social behaviors. The company also has been combating false news since last year by increasing its efforts via human review and technology.

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”. Wikipedia says: “E-learning is the use of electronic media and information and communication technologies.” 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.

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? While technological innovations and advancements are making it easier for the trainers to access and even create high quality learning oriented videos, it’s a simple decision to use video learning for higher learner engagement. Video lets your learners to see how to do particular things.

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Technology Helps Put the Power of Learning in the Employees' Hands

ATD Learning Technologies

Technology changes were affecting every aspect of how we work and making our world more connected and we needed to capitalize on those opportunities. Offer world class learning technology that drives sustainable behavior change. Fully embrace key technology initiatives such as digitalization. The #XM2020 program was touted as the learning journey to ensure a rapid time to performance for new marketers at Hilti. What and who do marketers need to know to perform?

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

Upside Learning

Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? 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 how small businesses are harnessing mobile technologies for carrying out their work. Know more.

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Online training in empathic mode

KnowledgeOne

This technological and pedagogical modality has, in fact, evolved in such a way that it is no longer just a medium for transmitting content, but a unique environment that can optimize learning. We will focus in this article on a definition that is meaningful and applicable in a pedagogical context. Finally, since it does not require technologies that are out of reach, this approach is widely accessible, requiring first and foremost a willingness to offer a more humane education.

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. Since the learning industry began its digital revolution more than a decade ago, the technology that supports workforce training has advanced dramatically.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

The term hit buzzword fame in 2011 when Gartner (the go to company that assesses and decides whether to invest in specific technologies) officially added it to its “Hype Cycle” list. An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). The program delivers lessons to 50,000+ executives in 150+ companies worldwide. . How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right? What do you know about your learners?

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources - eLearning Technology , July 13, 2010 I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. Education As We Know It Is Finished - Lars is Learning , July 14, 2010 So says Clayton M. How do you blog then?

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

Digitec Interactive

Technologies, strategies, and trends are constantly changing. What do you do when you need to learn something? Most people don’t share the exact same knowledge gaps. Our handheld devices are great resources, so our programs should be able to make good use of them.

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. Most sales reps don’t know why they’ve won or lost a deal. According to Clozd , a leading provider of services and technology for win-loss analysis, “Unfortunately sales reps are wrong about 60% of the time.”. Don’t try to do everything at once.

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Part 3/3: Facilitating learning experiences with AI

Everwise

Welcome to the third article in a three-part blog series on the role – and potential – of AI in Human Resources, specifically Learning and Development (L&D). The previous articles addressed AI as a transformative force in HR, followed by the role of AI in learning programs.

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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. 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. Do you see a pattern in the above table? What can we do for them? No, do not insult the culture of learning that way.

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 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. The rise of new technology platforms and standards is allowing corporate learning & development the ability to make “smart learning” experiences. How do you stack up against other teams in the organization?

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. Why do I need to do that? What can we do? This guide will provide business reasons and practical approaches for building accessibility within your online training program.

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. 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. Do you see a pattern in the above table? What can we do for them? No, do not insult the culture of learning that way.

Part 3/3: Facilitating learning experiences with AI

Everwise

Welcome to the third article in a three-part blog series on the role – and potential – of AI in Human Resources, specifically Learning and Development (L&D). The previous articles addressed AI as a transformative force in HR, followed by the role of AI in learning programs. This article discusses how AI can help facilitate learning experiences–our experience is that facilitated experiences outperform purely instructor-led or self-directed ones.

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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.) Now, imagine trying to train someone like me at a large company on compliance-related topics with tools like video, lengthy e-learning programs or (heavens forbid) a power point deck.