Your Learners Have Attitude

CLO Magazine

Learners have a lot of attitude these days. Their choices are changing; their attitudes in the middle of learning experiences are shifting; and their assumptions about the yield of learning time invested are evolving. Allow our own attitudes to shift.

A question of attitude

Clive on Learning

Ernest had strong opinions on just about all matters of pedagogy and good practice and that included the issue of attitudes. Clive," he said, "It's not our business to try and change people's attitudes. There's a certain sense in what Ernest said, although time and time again I've encountered situations where attitudes are the major block to progress. It's almost impossible to address issues of knowledge and skill when attitudes are in the way.

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Be-Attitudes of Customer Service


Companies need to equip their teams with exceptional customer skills and techniques for creating a excellent experiences. Leaving a positive lasting impression with customers can not only turn into revenue, but can also build lasting relationships in addition to increasing your chances for repeat and new business. Customer Services should be the number one training goal for businesses.

7 Soft Skills You Need To Succeed In Your Career

Your Training Edge

Soft skills or people’s skills are set of skills that are different from job-specific skills or hard skills. Unlike hard skills, they involve your personal attitude, outlook and behavior towards your colleagues.

State of the Front-Line Manager

Front-Line Manager Management and Supervisory Skills Development Contents 2 Contents. 3Management and Supervisory Skills Development 4Introduction: Houston we have a problem 1 Introduction: Houston. GOAL 5Management and Supervisory Skills Development aren’t happy. set of skills.

Could Virtual Reality-Based eLearning Transform Employee Behavior and Attitudes? by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Immersive experiences have a powerful impact on attitudes and behavior. soft skills, such as empathy, or influence or change behavior could dramatically change the future of eLearning. Ongoing research on whether VR can enhance. Emerging Topics Immersive Learning Performance Support

Beat the Machines with these 10 Employability Skills for the Future!


You really won’t be that surprised that some of the skills to be mentioned have already been part of our repertoire for quite some time. There will also be new skills that hinge on the advances in technology. Employment skills for the future require one to be a lifelong learner.

Millennials Need Soft Skills Training

Training Industry

The millennials are here and they have a resume full of hard skills to offer. The overeager nature and ready-for-business attitudes of millennials have come under fire in the past few years.

Where Have All the People Skills Gone

Training Industry

The response was nearly universal: Kids of today are more technologically savvy and dependent; however, there has been a definite erosion of their interpersonal skills (e.g., This blog post focuses on that erosion and uses the following words interchangeably: people skills, soft skills and emotional intelligence. Before we start challenging our thinking about the potential systematic erosion of people skills, it would be prudent to share a foundational definition.

Top 5 Job Skills to Look for in Job Candidates


The challenging part of the matter then becomes understanding which job skills fall into the “must-have” category and which don’t. With costs like these, identifying employees that possess the right job skills for your organization has never been more important.

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Adjusting our Attitude toward Gen-Y

CLO Magazine

This quote is buried in the USA Today article, “ Generation Y: They came to the workplace with a new attitude.”. Louis Small Business Monthly, says many of his generation have traveled and had many enriching experiences, so they may clash with older generations they see as competition or not as skilled. ‘We’re But they deprived us of social skills. Participating in these types of activities reinforces social skills as well as teaches the value of hard work.

Train the Trainer E-learning Course to Power up Your Training Skills

CommLab India

You should enter the classroom with this attitude, and it goes without saying that you need to have an extremely high level of command over the subject you are going to teach. Applying delivery skills. Access the course now to power up your training skills.

Mentoring Millennials to Teach Hard to Come by Soft Skills

Training Industry

In an effort to find an employee with prized hard skills and technical competencies, Bob innocently overlooked a major soft skill – one he later found hindered success and even became damaging to the entire team. In hindsight, Bob was angry about his decision to hire this employee because as he reminisced on the initial interview, it was clear the questions he asked were focused on hard skills. Start small, and with a commonly neglected soft skill.

Take the survey! Awareness, skill building or behavior change?

Learning Visions

Build skills. Change behavior/attitudes. I''m looking for data and while I''ve yet to start a detailed Google search on this, thought I would ask you good people of the elearning world. Will you take three minutes or so to complete my short survey? Take the Survey! I''m trying to gather some data the breakdown of corporate elearning into three categories: Create awareness.

Growing Strong Leadership Skills: What Makes a Great Leader?

Growth Engineering

I reveal how to develop strong leadership skills within your teams, for revolutionary results! Yet, we all know it takes more that flashy hats, big hair and a kick-ass attitude to successfully lead a team in the real world. So how do we nurture those vital leadership skills?

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: How eLearning Puts Job-Seekers Ahead


Companies preach that prospective employees must have the necessary KSA’s-- knowledge, skills and abilities-- to be successful. Skill is defined as an observable competence of an act. “I Knowledge, skills, and abilities can all be acquired; enter elearning. She or he may have great technical skills, but it’s very likely that her or his competitors do as well. Learn a Skill. Arguably, the most commonly used and easily marketable application- based skill is Excel.

21st Century L&D Skills

Performance Learning Productivity

I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups. Jarche also challenges one of the basic tenets of L&D departments – that they should focus on developing the skills of individuals in their organisation.

Too Much Information or a Skills Gap

Tony Karrer

Because the brain has a do-it-yourself attitude toward learning. It's a big skills, knowledge, performance gap – see Work Skills Keeping Up. Wesley Fryer discusses How are you dealing with TMI? Too Much Information) (found via Stephen Downes ).

Latest Trends In Human Resource Management

Origin Learning

Changes in technology combined with a shift in industries’ dynamics and attitudes of people have transformed the role of HR into a more demanding, more agile one. Attitudes have changed as people have become more career centric. Social Media skills and Employer Branding.

Is There a Way to Effectively Teach Soft Skills to Physicians?


Anyone who’s ever had a brusque interaction with their physician can tell you that some skills just can be taught. Even the most stubborn of learners (as physicians often are) can pick up on soft skills–when they’re taught the right way, of course. How do you really measure soft skills?

Common Sense Advice From My Uber Driver How to Build Loyalty and Attack the Skills Gap

Training Industry

I told Michaelson that the job market is very strong in DFW and that I had just read an article in the Dallas Business Journal talking about how the lack of skilled talent is affecting the region: “To be a world-class business locale, it’s crucial for North Texas to attract the best talent from around the country and the world. But a skills gap exists here and nationwide preventing young adults from landing jobs in growing industries.” “Have you been in Boston on business?”

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Soft Leadership Training for Improved Negotiation Skills

Training Industry

To execute deals effectively and successfully, persuasive leadership and negotiation skills are essential. Negotiation skills are an integral part of soft leadership, because soft leadership involves the use of persuasion and negotiation with an intention to achieve a win-win outcome. Developing Soft Leadership Negotiation Skills Before negotiating, seek background information about the other party to assess their strengths and weaknesses.

Training Millennials: Three Skills They Need to Master


Millennials continue to be the buzzword around the workplace as employers try to understand their needs, attitudes, and expectations. With 80% of employers encountering trouble finding candidates with strong “soft skills,” it may be time to focus on training for lacking skills. Look below for three skills millennials lack! . Growing up in a technology filled world, many millennials lack interpersonal communication skills in the workplace.

How to Create Leaders Your Employees Will Follow

ej4 eLearning

These are all attitudes that can and should be encouraged in your potential leaders. All of these are skills that can be taught. Soft SkillsThere is a perpetual debate on whether leaders are born or made (or both). Whatever the truth may be, there is always going to be a gap between a high-potential employee and the leader he or she can, and hopefully will, become. The job of development is to fill that gap and make leaders that employees willingly follow.

Sink or Swim: Setting First-time Leaders Up for Success

CLO Magazine

Never mind that the skills that often enable an individual contributor to perform at a high level typically are not the same ones that will make for an effective leader. Catalyst leaders require a strong set of skills. It Takes Time to Develop Leadership Skills.

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Social and Emotional Learning: Measuring the Success of E-Learning

Origin Learning

Relationship skills. The ability to form and maintain productive relationships with different individuals and groups by possessing skills of communication, listening, negotiating, conflict management, etc. Nevertheless, these skills (no wonder, they are called soft skills!)

Learn a New Skill: 4 Invaluable Tips on How to Get and Stay Motivated


I will share four invaluable skills to increase your motivation and how I applied each skill to lose weight and become healthy. Above all, always maintain a positive attitude and know you have the capacity to achieve any goal you set your mind to. Maybe I should go to the gym.

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Barriers to Learning in Organizations

The Peformance Improvement

Continuous acquisition and application of knowledge, skills, and beliefs by individuals, teams, and the ? Diversity Training Organization Culture Organizational Learning Teamwork Training Training Impact blame change organizational learning resistance selective attention skilled incompetence

The Key Ingredient for Good Soft Skills: Experience

Complex abilities, like soft skills, require application, practice and improvement over time. These days when robots and computers can handle more and more technical jobs, our competitive edge as humans increasingly depends on non-technical soft skills. What are soft skills?

Course of the Week: Secrets of A Successful Attitude


OpenSesame''s Course of the Week, Secrets of a Successful Attitude by Rosey Conway, demonstrates how soft-skills can be effectively taught online. Knowing the secrets of successful attitude is one of the most important skills in any profession or industry.

Learning and performance

Learning with e's

No matter what we learn, our knowledge, skills (and also our attitudes) are usually externalised in some kind of outward expression. becoming CoP knowledge assessment social media training skills learning discourseLearning is performance.

How Leadership Skills are Being Taught in Modern Training Programs

Your Training Edge

Team members may not like the attitude of each other or some of them are not able to keep up with the pace of others. Improvement in listening skills. All this is possible only when the leaders have superb listening skills. Leader is not the ringmaster only any more.

Top 5 Job Skills to Look for in Your Candidates


The challenging part of the matter then becomes understanding which job skills fall into the “must-have” category and which don’t. With costs like these, identifying employees that possess the right job skills for your organization has never been more important.

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Top 5 Job Skills to Look for in Your Candidates


The challenging part of the matter then becomes understanding which job skills fall into the “must-have” category and which don’t. With costs like these, identifying employees that possess the right job skills for your organization has never been more important.

Job 1

Training Off the Job: Gaining Skills Without Company Backing

CLO Magazine

Individuals looking for a career change or a new skill can work the system without going into debt or giving up on a dream job. Many companies are looking for ways to develop their employees by growing their skills and helping them learn new ones. Wharton said one such resource is state departments of labor, where a wealth of information is available to help people learn about their career options, develop their skills, gain experience and network.

6 Pervasive Corporate Training Pitfalls

Bottom-Line Performance

We know from experience that training can change a learner’s knowledge, behaviors and attitudes as long as it’s planned carefully and designed to meet specific objectives. It should be designed in a way that helps learners remember by teaching and reinforcing key skills and knowledge.

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The Microlearning Hype: Is It All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

Bottom-Line Performance

Experience (and the research) show that there is no magic solution to help people build skill and knowledge. Skill-building and experience come over time and with considerable effort. But our true skill building comes from investing effort and energy over time.

Three Questions to Ask Before You Create a Learning #Game

Kapp Notes

Change in behavior/attitude. Learn a skills. – There are many considerations that need to go into creating a learning game. Here are three questions you should ask before you begin. 1) What business problem is prompting the need for the game? Lack of sales? Lack of customer service? Quality? Time Problems? Other? 2) What are the learners not doing now that they should be doing in terms of the problem described above? 3) What is the desired outcome of the game?

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Instructional Design vs. Learning Game Design: What’s the Difference?

Knowledge Guru

You’re already on staff and it’s your job to create training content… so it seems natural that you would have the skills to design a serious game or gamification system as well. Few instructional designers have real game design experience or skills.

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