Sales Enablement Gaps White Paper

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Click Here to Download this q.MINDshare White Paper. An apt description, it assumes the right seller understands all the available content assets so they know how to best use them at the right time. Project Alignment: Salespeople must know how to use the software; they need to believe the WIIFM (What’s In It For Me?) sales force was back to their old way of doing things. Click Here to Download the q.MINDshare White Paper. White Papers sales

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. Ongoing skills assessments.

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What is a Skills Assessment and Why is it Important?

Avilar

What is a skills assessment? A person’s education, experience, and references all provide indicators about what a person knows and what they have done. But, the best way to understand one’s abilities and level of proficiency is to conduct a skills assessment. . What is a Skills Assessment? Very simply, a skills assessment is an evaluation of an individual’s ability to perform a specific skill or set of skills. When to Use a Skills Assessment Test.

Do You Need to Update Your Training Program?

Avilar

Or to know when it’s time to update your computers. But how do you know when it’s time to update your training program? Blended Learning : In a world where so many of us turn to Google or YouTube to find immediate answers, employees expect “just in time” learning to do their jobs well. Do you have the right mix of blended learning, so your employees can get to tactical answers quickly and have the support they need to master more complicated concepts?

What is Competency Management and Why Do You Need It?

Avilar

After years of seeing business transformation sparked by improved, intentional management of employees’ skills and talent, we can be (too) quick to jump right into conversations about how to do competency management and what to do next. How do you get the most from your competency initiative? Conduct skills gap assessments to pinpoint crucial weaknesses, so you can provide exactly the targeted training they need. RELATED BLOGS AND WHITE PAPERS.

What You Can do to Combat Racism at Work

Avilar

They are all better suited and better positioned than Avilar to do just that. They are: “What can I do?” We know that a great company culture can help to attract and retain great employees. By design, competencies do not give weight to one’s educational level or school affiliation. Use skills assessments to assess job candidates objectively and find the person with the best fit for what you need. That we should do.

The Hidden Benefits of Keeping an Updated Skills Inventory

Avilar

Do you know what skills your people have today? Here’s how (and why) to do it. But to be truly useful, you’ll need an online management system to easily assess skills when your organization’s needs change, when your employees develop more skills, and as people come into and out of your company. Using a skills management system like Avilar’s WebMentor Skills , invite employees to complete online skills assessments based on their role(s) within the company.

How to Combat “Accidental” Leadership With Data

Avilar

When you meet a great leader, you know it. You feel motivated to do your best. You just know this one isn’t it. George Harrison famously sang , “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road’ll take you there.” Be sure every leader in your organization can speak to the vision – and connect the dots – for their teams and individuals, so every person is informed, inspired, and ready to do their part to move the company forward.

Pandemic Planning: How to Prepare for the Coronavirus

Avilar

Then, if a factory, plant, or office is closed or quarantined, you will know exactly what skills have been taken offline, and where other employees with those skills are located. Then you can intelligently relocate either the work or the employees to fill the gaps. Then you will know exactly which employees are eligible to be deployed to areas that present specific exposure risks. Assess your risk. Emergency preparedness starts with assessing your risk.

How to Cultivate Top Tech Talent: What Every Exec Needs to Know

General Assembly

The following is an excerpt from 6 People Strategies for Successful Digital Transformation , an exclusive white paper from General Assembly. Download the full paper here. The former has to do with the tools, mindset, and organizational structure that will drive the business agenda forward, while the latter has to do with the reskilling that each individual will need to use these tools and thrive in the new organizational context.

Why You Should Boost Soft Skills in Your Organization

Avilar

Companies are frantically investing time and money to recruit, retain and develop employees who know about artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, data science and the like. Yet, in an interesting twist, the adoption of automation is starting to shift the focus beyond “hard skills” (technical know-how), creating a greater demand for employees with finely tuned “soft skills” (the way people do their jobs). How to Identify and Close Soft Skills Gaps?

How to Develop Leadership Competencies that Work

Avilar

We all know that future business leaders don’t emerge by chance. Do you know how to develop leadership competencies that work? . Competitive edge : Know their markets and innovate to stay ahead. Identify current strengths, interests, experiences, and skill gaps.

How to Boost Your LMS When Upskilling Employees is Your Goal

Avilar

To truly address the skills gaps of your employees with the learning and development they need, you’ll want a robust LMS paired with a competency management system that informs and guides the upskilling process, every step of the way. You’ll know right away where there are skill gaps.

Why Now is the Right Time to Build a Powerful Workforce

Avilar

When it comes to building tomorrow’s federal workforce, government leaders agree that technology is outdated, retiring personnel are leaving knowledge gaps in their wake, and employees need to be rewarded based on performance (not longevity). In September 2018, the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA), released its No Time To Wait, Part 2 white paper with recommendations for building a sustainable government workforce. We know it works.

Stand by Me: The Latest Innovative Employee Retention Strategies

Avilar

We now know how to serve clients and customers in-person, from six feet away and digitally, from any location. . Many have stepped back from full-time work to fill the gap, temporarily reducing their income and stepping off traditional career tracks. We’re not going back.

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Learning and Development

Hurix Digital

Identifying Knowledge Gaps. So, forcing them to learn what they already know is not a very effective strategy. . Popular online training providers can use AI to measure learner performance, skills, and knowledge gaps in an organization. Seamless Assessments and Instant Feedback.

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

Manual data entry stifles the true potential of this model, however, When it comes to identifying knowledge gaps or potential performance improvement recommendations, automation is the stepping stone to broader application. The lure of a do-it-yourself solution is strong for many associations and organizations working on tight budgets. For example, work your logo into the badge image and make the name of the badge clearly reflect what members had to do to earn it.

How to Develop Leadership Competencies in Your Millennials

Avilar

What leadership competencies do Millennial managers need to develop to effectively lead our next-generation workforces? It’s no surprise, then, that Millennials tend to believe in themselves (rather than employers) to find new, better ways of doing things. What competencies do they need to develop to get there? For employees to build leadership competencies at any job and experience level, it’s important to know their starting point.

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Are You Failing Millennials with Your Performance Management?

Avilar

If you’re doing performance management wrong, you will probably lose some great employees to competitors who have figured out how to provide the feedback and opportunities that Millennials crave. Having grown up in the digital “public eye” of social media and instant feedback, they want to always know how they’re doing and what to do next. It takes a long time to document year-long observations and assessments for six, eight, twelve … or more … employees.

Create Flexibility of Learning and Teaching with Online Publishing

MagicBox

Greater access to online resources, white papers, academic articles can keep teachers and students abreast of the latest developments in their field of study/interest. 1.Helps teachers assess gaps and identify learning needs Multimodal learning is essential to engage students with varying preferences. Digital assessment tools can be used to provide fair and fast assessments. To know more, we will be happy to get into a discussion with you.

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Create Flexibility of Learning and Teaching with Online Publishing

MagicBox

Greater access to online resources, white papers, academic articles can keep teachers and students abreast of the latest developments in their field of study/interest. 1.Helps teachers assess gaps and identify learning needs Multimodal learning is essential to engage students with varying preferences. Digital assessment tools can be used to provide fair and fast assessments. To know more, we will be happy to get into a discussion with you.

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Is Your Team Ready for International Expansion?

OpenSesame

As HR leaders of an expanding global organization, you need to know, especially because discerning how knowledgeable your staff is about other cultures, customs and communication norms is vital to a successful entrance into a new region. Gathering data from your corporate learning programs will help you better understand your workforce and determine how to best prepare them to do business in new markets. Do an Initial Assessment.

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Personalise your training with performance management

Growth Engineering

In fact, we even have a free white paper covering everything you need to know about running an online performance management strategy! But did you know that performance management is yet another way to offer a personalised training programme to your learners? So if they notice they’re doing well on one KPI but falling behind on another, they can shift their training focus!

Are You Prepared for the Measles Outbreak to Hit Your Workforce?

Avilar

Did you know that competency management can help you and your team weather the storm? Assess your risk. Emergency preparedness starts with assessing your risk. And…how do those risk factors map to your employees? Do your travel policies limit travel to higher-risk geographies in the U.S. Do you support work from home for people who may be exposed? What they may or may not do. What they must do, in some circumstances.

Why Competency Projects Fail (And How to Avoid It)

Avilar

Why do competency projects fail? And what can you do about it? Using competencies to assess talent informs recruiting and hiring decisions, guides learning and development plans, and shapes future leaders as individuals grow and as the climate in which they operate continues to evolve. Unless you have a shared set of competencies across the board, you can’t really know how well your workforce is performing – and where there are skills gaps that need to be closed.

Why Are Companies Turning to Older Workers? Should You?

Avilar

Some are actively working to keep their most experienced employees in the workplace or they’re recruiting older workers to fill skills gaps. What can you do to ensure that your workers have the skills they need to succeed? How do you overcome age bias to find mature workers that will fit with your workforce? What skills and competencies are required to do the job? Consider the talent pool you know. Do they need any skill development to achieve success?

Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI

Obsidian Learning

But because short term priorities always seem to take precedence, it is typically something we plan to do better in the next course, or maybe next month, or even next year. Reactions to a learning event are important and the happy sheets do serve a purpose, but will they really provide enough hard data for informed decision making when greater investment in training is needed, budgets are cut, competition for resources is fierce, and times get tough?

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

mLevel provides numerous pre-developed learning activity and game templates that the learning designer can configure with the learning content and assessment questions upon which the mission is based – all without any game development or coding knowledge. All learning activity is tracked by mLevel and accessible via a series of real-time dashboards that track program completion, learner engagement, knowledge acquisition, knowledge and skills gaps, and question performance.

Whos the Boss Women Business and Leadership

Training Industry

Those stats were cited in a recent white paper from the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, which earlier this year studied the issue of women in business. This won’t surprise you at all: Men feel more positive about how their orgs develop/support women leaders than the women themselves do. Where do we go from here? Next time UNC does a study like this, the numbers will hopefully be better and the gender gap shorter.

5 Uses where Blended Learning Works Best and Why!

Enyota Learning

With digital disruption looming large, it has never been more critical for organizations to close skill gaps in new business models, revolutionary ways of working, and in emerging technologies. But the question is, how do companies help employees gain more knowledge in an efficient and convenient way? A survey to assess the popularity of blended learning included investigators and employees from four different countries—Korea, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

This single individual outperformed many Fortune 500 sales training staffs that I know of! mLevel provides numerous pre-developed learning activity and game templates that the learning designer can configure with the learning content and assessment questions upon which the mission is based – all without any game development or coding knowledge. mLevel Analytics dashboard on assessment question performance. What do you feel sets you apart as a learning solution?

Untapped Potential

General Assembly

To say it’s a tough endeavor is an understatement, as it usually requires time, money, and effort to bridge skills gaps and make inroads in a new field. There are more who would like to do the same, but half of those who apply for loans get turned down, and our pool of scholarship funding is not big enough to meet demand. You can read about how and why we created the Catalyst program in more detail in our white paper, Untapped Potential.)

How to Craft Laser-Focused Marketing Goals

General Assembly

The following is an adapted excerpt from Campaign Essentials , an exclusive white paper that will help you focus, plan, execute, and optimize your marketing efforts. What perception or behavior do you want to change in your customers? What will changing this perception or behavior do for your business? To set up an objective, first consider the following questions: What do I or my team specifically want to achieve? By when do I need to achieve this goal?

The LTEM Training & Learning Evaluation Model

Convergence Training

A quick reminder, most of you probably know who Dr. Will Thalheimer is, he’s kind of a learning research legend. Can you tell everybody what what you were thinking and what you were trying to do when you created LTEM? So clearly, we’re not doing as well as we might be doing. So I’m going to do a little deep dive into the learning and forgetting curves to put an evaluation in perspective. I’ll do both. We do evaluation for a reason.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Open-Source vs. Closed-Source LMS: Why the Technology Your LMS Uses Matters When looking for a new Learning Management System, there are a multitude of questions that must be asked, starting with: What do I need my LMS to be able to do to allow us to reach our eLearning goals? Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Making of a Mindful Leader (Free for ATD members) Did you know that 68.5