How to Measure the Effectiveness of Soft Skills

KnowledgeCity

However, recent conversations about work-related skill sets are starting to acknowledge that soft skills are just as important as hard skills — and can be transferable between jobs. Workstyle: Do they show a natural predisposition for an organized and efficient work style?

Microlearning: Fab or Fad?

Tom Spiglanin

Microlearning fits modern work styles. Activities were envisioned to help achieve the objectives, and thought was put into assessing whether the objectives were met. Their brevity also lends them to support performance improvement at the time and place of need and matches the needs and use patterns of mobile users. This work by [link] is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Based on a work at tom.spiglanin.com.

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Best Time Management Practices Used by CEOs and How You Can Use Them Too

KnowledgeCity

There’s no doubt that CEOs work hard and work often. In fact, CEOs tend to work an average of 62.5 Here are some tried-and-true methods for productivity that can be observed in the patterns of CEOs: Plan ahead — Use to-do lists and set time limits for your tasks.

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

My primary interest here are the methods and tools that allow us to work better as part of remote work teams. In other words - How do we collaborate together in remote work teams to be as effective or even more effective than a team that works down the hall? I cannot claim to be an expert, and I feel like this topic demands a lot of soft skills such as communication skills, team skills, handling cultural and work style issues, etc.

How to Retrain for a Second Career

CLO Magazine

When factored into learning design, understanding employees’ personalities and what motivates them at work can make it easier to retrain an individual. Researcher Wayne Cascio of the University of Colorado Denver, for example, won a 2010 Losey Award for his work indicating that unforeseen fallout from downsizing frequently produces negative financial returns. Psychological type is a personality pattern resulting from the interaction of these four innate preferences.