Do You Need to Update Your Training Program?

Avilar

Or to know when it’s time to update your computers. Or even when and how to update your employee benefits to appeal to the professionals you most want to hire. But how do you know when it’s time to update your training program? RELATED BLOGS AND WHITE PAPERS.

Mind the Gaps

Vitalyst

Throughout August, we are turning our focus toward workplace technology adoption—why it’s important, how it’s achieved, and how companies and employees can benefit from it. Although every step is important, identifying the gaps is perhaps the most critical to success.

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The Hidden Benefits of Keeping an Updated Skills Inventory

Avilar

Do you know what skills your people have today? And, there are many hidden benefits of creating and keeping up a skills inventory. Here’s how (and why) to do it. Identify the skills gaps that can be filled by new employees. Do you have new employees to manage?

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. RELATED BLOGS AND WHITE PAPERS.

Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI

Obsidian Learning

New post Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI on 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.

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.” 3) Know Your Baseline.

Contemplating Competencies: What Are the Best Companies Doing Now?

Avilar

Any best practices from companies that are doing it well? Companies still use competencies to understand employees’ weaknesses to develop and support a training plan with resources to close the gap. What advice do you have for organizations who want to do more?

How To Foster User Adoption In Your New Learning Management System?

Gyrus

This will establish the groundwork to let them know how the process is going and what requirements may be tough to find specific compliance. Know the System Benefits. Know the gained functionalities and options which you will be offering like the back of your hand. By knowing the cool features you are getting (especially the ones that exceed the original scope of requirements), you can act as an internal sales figure for increased product adoption.

Putting the Future of Work in a Global Context

General Assembly

And the gap between the skills workers have and the skills companies need is growing wider as workers struggle to keep pace with emerging technologies in fast-growing industries. We know technology is transforming the global workforce.

How to Unlock the Expertise Economy with Upskilling

Avilar

Former LinkedIn Chief Learning Officer, Kelly Palmer, and David Blake, co-founder of Degreed, think they know why. To minimize essential skills gaps in your organization, you either need to hire skilled professionals or develop the skills of your current employees.

How to Up Your Competency Management Game for 2019

Avilar

You may already be using competencies to understand your employees’ weaknesses and develop learning plans to close essential skills gaps. But solving strategic business goals through competency management is a complex endeavor and it’s really tough to do that well without technology.

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Why Competency Projects Fail (And How to Avoid It)

Avilar

Why do competency projects fail? And what can you do about it? 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.

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.

Create Flexibility of Learning and Teaching with Online Publishing

MagicBox

The shift to digital teaching does not have to be overwhelming because – More than 90% of students use a smart device to derive educational benefits like accessing online resources outside the classroom, setting reminders for test dates, scanning homework, and assignments, etc.

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4 reasons why ‘experience’ is the focus in learning now

Learning Pool

In the Learning Pool white paper, Powering the Modern Learner Experience: Next-Generation Learning Tools Come of Age, these changes are grouped into four main areas: Work. Further to the above, businesses now deploy whole cohorts of contingent workers to meet skills gaps and achieve particular strategic goals. Flexibility is now the most-desired non-monetary benefits for US workers, a trend that is only likely to continue.

Why You Need to Up Your Succession Planning Game for Millennials

Avilar

They’re leaving behind surprised and puzzled managers – and talent gaps in their organizations. To engage Millennials as workforce leaders, you first have to know what makes them tick. Widely considered the most-studied generation , we know quite a bit about Millennials.

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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? What skills and competencies are required to do the job?

Create Flexibility of Learning and Teaching with Online Publishing

MagicBox

The shift to digital teaching does not have to be overwhelming because – More than 90% of students use a smart device to derive educational benefits like accessing online resources outside the classroom, setting reminders for test dates, scanning homework, and assignments, etc. 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.

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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. including loans, scholarships , GI Bill benefits , and government programs?—?to

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.

The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture

Growth Engineering

This could be attributed to the sense of insecurity created by the 2008 financial crisis, but Tom Turner, president of , thinks it has more to do with a shift in management culture. More often than not once their consultancy period is over, they leave the same knowledge gap behind them.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Making of a Mindful Leader (Free for ATD members) Did you know that 68.5 In this session, you’ll: Identify the benefits of being a mindful leader. After all, if a resource can’t be found, no one will be able to benefit from it.

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

Chris refers us to Will Thalheimers “The Learning Benefit of Questions&# , in which Will argues that introductory questions have a notable impact on learning. There are better ways to do some of the things we’ve been doing. How do you try to think like a learner?