JULIE DIRKSEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Her focus has been on utilizing the disciplines of educational psychology, instructional design, and behavioral science to promote and support the improvement of peoples’ lives through sustainable long-term learning and behavioral change.

How to Set Standards of Behavior in the Workplace

Unboxed

How to Set Standards of Behavior in the Workplace. Did you know that job stress costs businesses in the U.S. But we all know that people don’t change overnight. . 5 Signs Your Employees Need Office Behavior Training. Do managers reflect that value as they lead their teams?

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Skill Gap Analysis for Employees – The What, How and Why

Continu

Or do you need to hire more or different team members? Or do you need to add additional team member training before this new project is initiated? These are just some of the many scenarios where a skill gap analysis for employees makes sense. So what exactly is skill gap analysis ? After analyzing the gap between the two, team leaders can work with employees to create a plan to fill the gap in skills. Benefits of initiating skill gap analysis.

Front-End Analysis: Improving Performance

Dashe & Thomson

As I am straddling the line between performance improvement and instructional design, I have been mulling over the use of Front-End Analysis and thinking about whether it would apply to the performance problems that we so often see associated with implementing ERP systems. Front-end analysis is actually part of the Human Performance Technology (HPT) model, which is a systematic approach to improving productivity and competence. The Human Performance Technology Model.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 7 2 Know your. PA G E 1 0 3 Define the performance goals and. design project you know that it can feel like there. So where do most curriculum programs fall short? experiences that support and enable change in service. How do they connect to the business.

Learning & Development: How To Do It Right (2020 Update)

Docebo

By reflecting on Learning and Development (L&D) as a whole and the strategies we know don’t work, we can rewrite our approach to talent management. Playbook: Just Do It (Right). Your highest performers are ambitious and restless. Playbook: Just Do It (Right).

Learning Vs. Performance -- The Dichotomy

ID Reflections

The focus has moved from “learning” to “performance”. Training wasn’t necessarily leading to the desired performance outcome anymore. It’s rapidly becoming evident that training will increasingly have a tiny role to play in workplace learning and performance. I will instead focus on few other aspects that we (L&D) miss out or don’t focus on enough when thinking of workplace performance in the Knowledge Era. That is, it has a direct impact on performance.

Re-thinking Learning and Performance from a Business Standpoint

ID Reflections

Yesterday, I wrote a post on Learning vs. Performance – the Dichotomy. It was more of a theoretical exposition on why learning doesn’t necessarily translate into performance, and delved into some of the psychological and behavioral aspects of the same. Why is it that learning and training don’t translate into performance? Why are employees still not performing as expected? What should L&D do about it? Performance looks for the gaps in business.

Do You Know How to Create an Actionable Learning Strategy?

CLO Magazine

For another, when they do review and/or develop learning strategies, those strategies don’t always mesh well with business priorities. Further, CLOs need to know how learning drives business-centric concerns like revenue and market penetration. A focus on learning objectives versus business objectives: Learning leaders should use training needs assessments to identify skill gaps and pain points.

Performance Based eLearning

TalentLMS

If there is one thing that fails an eLearning course, it’s the capability to differentiate performance of its learners from pre-course to post-course. Measuring performance is an essential tool to determine if the eLearning course has been effective. How do you achieve a performance boost in your learners? How do you access their learning and ensure that they will apply it in a real word context? For performance improvement we need action.

Tips for Closing Skill Gaps at Your Workplace

Convergence Training

Companies have been dealing with a skill gap for many years–this is well known. And the COVID-19 pandemic only increased that skill gap. So that skill gap problem we’ve been talking about for a long time became even more pressing.

To Train or Not to Train: Analyzing Performance Problems

Avilar

However, believing that training can solve all behavior and performance problems can set an organization on the wrong path. It may even result in a loss of support for your training program. So how do we know when training isn’t always the answer when an individual, team, or a whole organization is experiencing performance problems? In it, a series of questions helps you walk through a performance issue to determine the best course of action.

Louder than words

E-Learning Provocateur

Using the 4+4 Part Employee Lifecycle as my guide, I will share my thoughts on some of the ways in which your capability framework can add value to your organisation’s activities in terms of recruitment, onboarding, performance, and offboarding. Everyone knows that change management is hard. Well, organisations that focus like an eagle know precisely the capabilities to assess each candidate against, because they are the ones that align to their strategic imperatives.

Close the Coaching Gap

CLO Magazine

Link individual effectiveness to organizational performance. Executive coaching is a professional process that links individual effectiveness to organizational performance. It is a strategic process that helps organizations attract and retain great leaders, enables executive teams to improve leadership and team performance, and supports senior executives responsible for making crucial business decisions and achieving outcomes.

Closing the Skills Gap with AI, VR, D&I, and Jazz

NovoEd

Closing the skills gap is an urgent issue. But why the urgency and what can we do about it? jobs are unfilled as of last June and the skills gap widened over the past year. jobs are unfilled as of last June and the skills gap widened over the past year—key trends many L&D leaders actually expected to impact the future workplace and workforce. Today, IBM leaders now point to behavioral skills as the most critical for the workforce. Bring on the skills gap.

Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning

Docebo

Fortunately, they have technology on their side, and they know how to use it. In fact, it’s best to stick to just one subject and focus on the bare necessities, such as the key takeaways that learners need to know to carry out a task. If needed, they can simply access the eLearning activity again in order to fill in the gaps. Survey your learners to identify their performance gaps. Have A Support System In Place.

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?

Will a Chatbot Be Your Next Learning Coach? – How AI can support talent development in your organization

Learningtogo

A recent survey of Millennials revealed that 40% of them interact with a chatbot , a program that simulates a human conversation, on a daily basis while another survey indicates that many people prefer to use chatbots over humans for certain types of customer support transactions. Artificial intelligence, or “AI,” is a branch of computer science that aims to create “intelligent machines,” capable of performing problem solving, pattern recognition and learning without explicit programming.

Everything You Need to Know About Women Empowerment at Work

ProProfs

“Empowering women isn’t just the right thing to do—it’s the smart thing to do,” Barack Obama said once on International Women’s Day. Working women in organizations put as much effort at work as men do, but often fail to get the due appreciation. The best way is by creating a supportive environment that actively empowers women. Businesses must provide equal access to company-supported education and vocational training programs.

A How to Guide on the Principles of the #elearningmanifesto: 3. Tie Learning to Performance Goals

Challenge to Learn

If learning doesn’t support the goals of the organization, what is its value from a business perspective? Now the question is how to do it? Identify what people need to do (instead of need to know), translate them into actions. Design a (real world) activity for each action that help people practice each behavior. need to know, add that information. The third principle also talks about connecting learning to learners’ performance goals.

7 Ways it Pays to Invest in Diversity Training

KnowledgeCity

They can do it anytime they need a refresher on important concepts and ideas in your diversity training. A company culture must not only value diversity and inclusion, it must show employees how to change behaviors and build new ways of thinking. Increased performance and productivity. Diversity training helps build relationships between employees, fostering stronger links that increase productivity and performance.

Bridging the Gap: Addressing Barriers to Women in Leadership

Everwise

In “ 7 Ways to Support Women’s Advancement to Leadership Roles ,” Elizabeth Borges, Senior Manager at EverwiseWomen, shared insights gathered from researching the experiences and impact felt by the hundreds of women who have completed the program. Most programs supporting women’s advancement to leadership tend to be “one and done” and “one size fits all.” I don’t know if the trade-offs are worth it. How to help: Support Work-Life Priorities.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives

Learnnovators

There’s a process called performance consulting that looks to determine what the real need is, and this should be employed before determining a course is the solution. When there are performance gaps in organizations, there could be several possible reasons: that the performer doesn’t have access to the necessary resources, that the performer isn’t motivated or is motivated to perform in other ways, or that the performer is lacking in particular skills.

Do you have the right data to make adaptive learning work?

Axonify

But first, you have to understand everything there is to know about an individual to inform what kind of training they actually need. And, as we know, providing the right support will result in the right actions to drive your business forward. What job do they have? Who do they work for? An employee’s past experiences also play an important role in shaping their performance. Here’s where we look at employee knowledge growth and gaps. Behavior.

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? It aligns employees’ skills and behaviors with the company’s goals. Even when things turn out great, they don’t know why.

How Micro-Learning Boosts “At the Moment Performance” - Tip #114

Vignettes Learning

At work, how many times in a day does someone ask you “How do you do this”? You answer it in the shortest possible way and go back to what you’re doing. Now, how many times in an average day do you check something online? Essentially, we are performing something at every moment. For the sake of our discussion here, let's define "at the moment performance" as acting instantaneously in response to a situation that needs to be fixed or changed.

How Businesses Can Evaluate Online Training ROI & Performance

ProProfs

You feel relaxed after launching the big online training initiative and suddenly these questions start to haunt you: “How do I know if my learners understood the material or not? Is the survey which I had shared with the attendees to get feedback was really enough or do I need something more?”. Going further, as new technology is changing the way people perform their tasks, it is more important than before to update the older workforce about the latest advancements.

Don’t Assume Sales Managers Know How to Coach

Allego

Behind every good salesperson is an effective sales manager who mentors, coaches and supports – that’s the goal, anyway. But most people aren’t born sales managers; often, they move up the ranks from top performing sales rep to a leadership role, so they typically need guidance and training. Other challenges they face include time constraints, lack of organizational support, and difficulty reaching reps in the field.

Top 5 Benefits of eBook Authoring Tools Every Publisher Must Know!

Kitaboo

eBook authoring tools have made it possible to bridge the gap between creating content and creating an interactive, engaging, and visually appealing content. Why do you need an authoring tool? Analytics Tools – You can’t improve if you can’t measure the performance.

Learning at Large Ep4: Decentralizing L&D to support a successful learning culture

Elucidat

We talked about how to demonstrate business value early on to control groups, identifying the right business problems to solve, knowing when to push back the role of a learning team, and how to decentralize learning and development to support a more scalable learning culture. Lars supports over 16 million learners and 1,700 organizations through technology solutions. And, you know, an organization is now a much more fluid term than it used to be.

Before You Convert ILT to eLearning Do These 6 Things

Cinecraft

Does the objective support and bring the learners’ behavior closer to the business goal? Are there gaps in performance that have been identified? What do people struggle with in class? Which parts do the learners like best? You do not have to lose this valuable activity when transitioning to online. Keep what a learner must know and remove what is good to know. So do not short-change the importance of good visuals.

From Learning to Performance: 3 Key Phases Essential for Learning Success

Axonify

Rather than focusing only on event-based learning solutions, Gottfredson and Mosher argue that it is equally important to put a continuous learning infrastructure in place to support learners in their journey to succeed on-the-job. They believe continuous learning can be viewed as a three-phase model, which supports employees from the point of new knowledge delivery, through to competence, improved job performance, and ultimately business results.

Employee Engagement through Learning: The Currency to Retention and Performance

Disprz

But what Pavlov discovered had far-reaching consequences — it paved the way for a completely new theory about human behavior. In the study of human behavior, Pavlov’s findings have now become widely popular as the law of classical conditioning, where you can artificially induce a ‘conditioned’ response with a neutral stimulus. Using such behavioral techniques to reinforce learning (or ‘engage’ the learner so that they enjoy the learning process) is of immense value.

Are you missing this critical step when trying to build workplace knowledge?

Axonify

Robust employee knowledge is a critical component of optimal performance. After all, if employees don’t know , they can’t do. Here’s why… In reality, your organization’s information—the sum of all of the product details, processes, policies, and procedures that dictate how you do business—is the real foundation on which all other knowledge is based. It’s time we provided this same autonomy to employees as the foundation of our learning and performance strategy.

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.

Skills aren’t soft or hard — they’re durable or perishable

CLO Magazine

Do they enable horizontal or vertical movement of talent within the organization? Another cache of perishable skills is found in the specialized processes an individual team puts in place: intake, prioritization, procurement, customer support and even data gathering. A learning and talent-development professional, for example, possesses a key durable skill: breaking down complex ideas and behaviors to communicate them to others.

Employee Engagement through Learning: The Currency to Retention and Performance

Disprz

But what Pavlov discovered had far-reaching consequences — it paved the way for a completely new theory about human behavior. In the study of human behavior, Pavlov’s findings have now become widely popular as the law of classical conditioning, where you can artificially induce a ‘conditioned’ response with a neutral stimulus. Using such behavioral techniques to reinforce learning (or ‘engage’ the learner so that they enjoy the learning process) is of immense value.