From higher ed to PepsiCo CLO

CLO Magazine

So when she was offered a position as director of academic planning at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, it felt like a perfect fit. “It It was like doing HR for faculty,” Nagler says. Yale had a smaller executive education group and was only doing customized programs at the time.

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Brenda Sugrue Is the 2018 CLO of the Year

CLO Magazine

In her first few months as EY’s CLO, Sugrue presented her vision for learning at the company: to increase the alignment, effectiveness and brand of learning at EY. The more we know about how the mind works and the best ways to build expertise, the more confident and successful we will be in designing systems and content to develop knowledge and skills in any audience.”. The second prong of Sugrue’s strategy — measurement — shows how a company is doing and how it can do better. “We

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Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

CLO Magazine

Despite the threat of an economic slowdown, the demand for people with exceptional abilities and transferable skills will exceed the supply for years to come, particularly in today’s dynamic and increasingly global business environment. Therefore, companies facing this reality are moving en masse to implement talent management strategies with a focus on developing their existing employees to address the skills and knowledge gaps as a complement to their external talent acquisition efforts.

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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. The Chartered Institute of Personnel Development’s 2015 learning and development survey offered a similarly dark picture: Twenty-five percent of respondents indicated their learning and development efforts were aligned with the business needs of their organizations.

CLO Competencies: The Path for Future Learning Leaders

CLO Magazine

That very question was asked in a recent survey by Chief Learning Officer magazine of executives who are members of its Business Intelligence Board. They agreed that the future CLO should have experience in: strategic management, general management, knowledge management, leadership skills, and learning methods and concepts. This focus on closing gaps is again rooted in the ability of the future CLO to think strategically.

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Listen: Researcher Sarah Kimmel on the future of the CLO role

CLO Magazine

There’s a creeping sense of unease in the CLO role, with the future both uncertain and full of opportunity. In this conversation, Sarah unpacks the results to provide insights for the future of the CLO role. Key topics include what skills are rising and falling in importance, how CLO roles are structured and how learning and talent management fit together and whether or not CLOs are falling into an aspiration gap. Show Notes: CLO Role of the Future Executive Summary.

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

NovoEd

Closing the skills gap is an urgent issue. That’s just one of many insights shared during the Future Workplace CLO Leadership Summit on October 10-11, 2019 at Infor’s New York City headquarters. 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. From standardized training offerings to training that focuses on specific business pain points. Bring on the skills gap.

Why businesses need an internal career marketplace for skills, ASAP

CLO Magazine

I was all set to look outside my department, and perhaps outside the company, since our PR team had plenty to do already. But I had someone on my team with the necessary skills — I just didn’t know it. She knew how to do exactly what I needed.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

As workforces continue to grow more diverse, human resources and learning and development teams have embraced language training programs, such as Business English and ESL, for multicultural employees. In a recent survey conducted by Wiley Education Services and Future Workplace,“Closing the Skills Gap 2019,” fewer than half of the 600 surveyed HR leaders reported spending $500 or more to upskill individual employees. Leadership Development business english multicultural leadership

How to Build a Business Case for Workforce Readiness Technology

Allego

As a CLO, VP, or training director, you know this kind of insight is essential to remain competitive. With some tactical best practices, you can build a business case for investing in workforce readiness technology and win over your board, CEO, CFO, CRO, or other executive decision-maker. Insight: Increase insight into individual, team, and company-wide competencies and skills gaps to drive targeted training. Do we have the people and processes in place to support it?

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Matching Military Veterans With Business Veterans

CLO Magazine

The program matches experienced business leaders with military veterans and entrepreneurs committed to veteran hiring. Military Veteran Partners aims to help by supporting veteran businesses and employment opportunities. “We While veterans may have developed strong leadership skills during their time in the military service, many of the soft skills they have acquired do not transfer easily into the civilian workforce, Cloetingh said.

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

CLO Magazine

Business leaders and learners need a completely new model for thinking about skills, a model that fosters thinking about emerging questions: Are skills more durable or more perishable? Do they enable horizontal or vertical movement of talent within the organization? These help us visualize related skills and related roles so that talent can flex quickly to meet changing business demands. Talent Management durable skills hard skills perishable skills skill gap soft skills

Prepping Middle Schoolers for 21st Century Careers

CLO Magazine

Yet, the STEM skills gap still exists today with more and more industries in need of STEM skill talent. If they’re looking at just hiring from traditional talent pools, then they’re not going to have the STEM talent they need to fill those positions because we know that more STEM jobs are opening than other careers. However, some organizations do see the problem, and not only are they working to address it, but they’re working to prepare young people for a better future workforce.

The 101 on a Chief Learning Officer

Continu

So how do you ensure learning takes center stage within your organization? You hire an individual who oversees this process, a Chief Learning Officer (CLO). And once you have a clear understanding of their role, how do you determine if you should hire one for your company? A Chief Learning Officer is a senior level executive who oversees a company’s learning program and strategy by supporting its overall business goals. If so, where do I find one?

CLO Joe Ilvento is unlocking potential at Commvault

CLO Magazine

Joe Ilvento knows how to sell. They created a role for me that didn’t exist,” said Ilvento, who became their first CLO and director of talent development in 2011. For his first act as CLO, Ilvento brought together the leaders of every business unit to agree on a single learning management platform. We needed that talent data to grow the business, but we wanted to do it differently.”. Do they live and breathe the Commvault values?

What does corporate social responsibility look like in a post-pandemic era?

CLO Magazine

In order to do that, organizational practice has to change. For the past few years, there has been a lot of talk about the skills gap and the need for new ways of thinking about how to best utilize resources to address it. But in order to effectively close the skills gap, we first need to imagine a new type of workplace that is more human-centric and puts people in a place where they can be enabled by machines, rather than the other way around.

Examining the Value of a College Degree

CLO Magazine

The online learning organization’s “ 2018 Skills Gap Report ” found that 51 percent of the 1,000 full-time workers surveyed said they would quit a job if the company didn’t provide the necessary training. An overwhelming majority of organizations and individuals feel that the skills gap is creating a gap between what employers need and what employees have,” Osborne said. Graduates don’t know anything that’s worth knowing because college is above all that.”.

How L&D Is Earning Its Seat at the Table

CLO Magazine

According to LinkedIn’s “2019 Workplace Learning Report,” talent development is moving from the periphery to the core of business strategy, with 82 percent of learning and development professionals now reporting that corporate leaders actively support their programs. It’s enabled by an explosion of data that enables L&D to understand skills gaps, engagement and learning styles with unprecedented detail. Here’s how they’re doing it.

Beyond the status quo: how enlightened CLOs can enable true employee readiness

CLO Magazine

Today, the shift is playing out against a backdrop of market volatility, rising unemployment and business closures. Gartner reported in 2018 that 70 percent of employees have not mastered the skills they need to do their jobs. 5 Capabilities of an Enlightened CLO. But workforce readiness today demands more than just learning, content or collaboration by itself; it demands an agile approach that combines all three to drive measurable business impact.

Curated Insights: The Human Side of Extracting Business Value from Information

CLO Magazine

For decades, employees have attempted to collect and sort information, and management has sought to derive associated quantitative business value — largely to no avail. But how do you meet that challenge? Insights have been referred to as the new currency of business, and today’s economy is often referred to as the insight economy. trillion by 2021, according to “Insights-Driven Businesses Set the Pace for Global Growth,” a 2017 report by Forrester Research Inc.

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Female Leaders: Building Confidence and Initiative

CLO Magazine

Austin is human resources business partner at Volvo in Greensboro, North Carolina, the corporate headquarters for Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America. Earlier this year, with the support of her manager, Karin Hogberg, senior vice president of human resources, the 11-year Volvo veteran initiated an effort to help close a gender gap that can be seen just about anywhere in U.S. They’re actually doing something about it.”. We need to know, ‘How do I handle change?’

UG2 takes a hands-on approach

CLO Magazine

And he’s got just the plan to do it. Lane was brought on board in 2017 to help develop a long-term business plan that could support sustainable growth. Our guys can become familiar with the technology so they can learn to do that work,” explained Tom McKenna, operations and logistics manager. This hands-on approach serves multiple goals for the business. If our guys can do that work, our clients don’t have to call in expensive subcontractors to fix it,” McKenna said.

Learning on the Line

CLO Magazine

When John Palmer finished his bachelor’s program in 1999 at Baylor University with a degree in communications, he didn’t know where his career would take him. We knew that engaging and reskilling our current employee base to bring them along was the right thing to do for many reasons — not least of which was providing those who have helped to build AT&T an opportunity to grow and succeed along with the company,” Blase said.

What are your 3 career criteria?

CLO Magazine

Know thyself” is a principle inscribed at the Temple of Apollo at Delphi which dates its origins back to fourth century B.C. Further, with the current focus on the employee experience and workforce engagement, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, in an August 2019 Harvard Business Review article, posits that most people seek role mastery, team affiliation and a sense of purpose. appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. career criteria know thyself

Collaboration, Integration and Leadership at Nationwide

CLO Magazine

Our leaders are highly engaged in learning – they participate, they contribute, they strategize with us, they help define outcomes, and they ensure that the metrics for everything that we do are visible.” According to its LearningElite application, the successful link of learning strategy and business strategy starts with the engagement of its human resources business partners as liaisons with enterprise leadership.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Measurement into Our Training-Development Process

Learning Visions

Guest speaker today is Roy Pollock, CLO of Fort Hill Company. Roy takes business line; Will takes the professional learning side. Measuring Learning 3 Reasons to Measure Learning Prove Benefits Support Learning (testing is a useful learning strategy that helps people retain info) Improve Design Outcomes Planning Wheel (Roys model) What business need(s) will be met? What will participants do different and better? could do a Level 3 support at that point.

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To Improve Learning, Don’t Be Afraid of Failure

CLO Magazine

So believes Bradley Staats, associate professor of operations at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, and he has the research to back it up. CLO : What is the learning economy? How do learning leaders fit into it? When we look at today’s world the challenge is that what we know right now is not going to get us where we need to go. Talking about the failure point, how do we make sure that we’re de-stigmatizing failure?

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Podcast 13: High-Stakes Compliance Training Trends – With Bill Mastin of NetDimensions

Talented Learning

Do you do that? ” What do those terms mean? And even digital services companies like Facebook are starting to face regulatory challenges, as a result of Congress examining their business practices. But there’s also a significant operational business risk in healthcare. And if you ask them where they would prioritize an LMS among business-critical systems, it’s not at the top. WELCOME TO EPISODE 13 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW!

20 Key Takeaways from ATD 2019

Docebo

Only 25% of high-performance organizations (and 10% of low performing organizations) are prepared for the capability gap arising from advance work automation. CLO Magazine found that 71% of organizations are planning to find a way to find the impact and according to another study what’s most important to organizations when it comes to the L&D program is the impact, ROI then awards. Session – The Business Case for Learning.

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6 competencies leaders need to develop right now

CLO Magazine

As we all know, right now, years are happening in weeks: The pandemic has accelerated the shift away from physical stores to digital shopping by about five years. As strategies and business models evolve, organizations are realizing they need different kinds of leaders in this new era.

How women can build powerful mentoring relationships

CLO Magazine

In this column, I’ll share my thoughts and those of other business leaders on how women can successfully develop mentoring relationships. How then do women make themselves continually open to creating a developmental network that matches their career goals and ambitions?

Chances Are You’re Buying Too Much Talent. It’s Time to Build and Borrow.

Degreed

Others stagnate or go out of business. Before we talk about how skills grow and evolve, let’s make sure we understand how companies that do stand the test of time grow and evolve. But in general, an over-reliance on external hiring is simply bad business.

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How to Build Executive Alliances

CLO Magazine

In my mind, while this had optimized the various organizations — internal departments — it may not have optimized the overall business; all we had was optimized silos. At FedEx it’s a comprehensive look at the people, service and profit side of the business.”. Bennett and nine other individuals dissected the company’s structure, role and responsibilities across all divisions to see where there was duplicate work or service gaps.

Data, People, or Something In Between: Clearing Your Path to Career Mobility

Degreed

If you hadn’t thought about it previously, an upskilling strategy probably arrived front and center as a critical business need. And you probably have teams that are focused on upskilling in areas where they have gaps. How did organizations know to create these roles?

How to Get What You Want from Vendors

CLO Magazine

CLOs and learning leaders who have strong relationships with learning technology vendors know, when substantial learning technology investments are at the center of the conversation, honest and thorough discussions are vital. AnnMarie Kuzel : How far in advance should the CLO start communicating with the vendor? What sort of information is vital to communicate in order to ensure that CLO and vendor work together efficiently? Kuzel: How do course corrections work?

Year In Review - 2017

The Performance Improvement Blog

As I usually do at this time of year, I’ve selected five blog posts from the past year that seem to have had the most interest from readers. In that kind of culture, trainers (under the direction of a CLO) drive learning…Whereas in a learning culture, responsibility for learning resides with each employee, each team, and each manager. Closing the Skills Gap by Improving Corporate Culture – July 20, 2017.

Shattering the way L&D thinks about measurement

CLO Magazine

We know who completed the training, how long they took and what they clicked along the way. 5), consulting more deeply with the business (No. They don’t just know that you consumed an ad. Then, they did their best to correlate changes in business results to marketing activities.

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Why evolving corporate learning isn’t an option

Axonify

This was the opening statement made by Carol Leaman, CEO of Axonify, during last week’s webinar that was hosted by Chief Learning Officer (CLO), an award-winning multimedia publication that focuses on the benefits and advancements of a properly trained workforce. A variety of factors, such as technological advances and the characteristics of the 21st century workforce, have coalesced to motivate businesses to modernize corporate learning. Help achieving their business objectives.

LearnTrends: Reinventing Organizational Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Article they wrote for CLO mag: “Become a Chief Meta-Learning Officer&#. If you don’t know the solution & need to network/collaborate to find it, that’s learning. How networks evolve: hierarchies are crumbling, rate of change much faster–we don’t know what’s coming next. What is the Chief Meta-learning officer to do when we don’t know what’s coming? Learner Population : We thought of businesses as walled off.

Getting Started With Learning Data and Analytics

CLO Magazine

You’re ready to get started with learning data and analytics, but where do you begin? Data is a powerful tool in the CLO’s toolkit, but figuring out how to start using it can be overwhelming. Do you have a learning system that is already producing data? Do you already have tools in your ecosystem that are experience API, or xAPI conformant? New programs or initiatives are opportunities to incorporate business-aligned metrics from the beginning.