7 Ways it Pays to Invest in Diversity Training

KnowledgeCity

There’s a lot of talk about diversity in our culture – especially in the workplace. Diversity seems to be the new business buzzword with companies increasingly eager to show their commitment to the idea of a diverse workforce by providing diversity training and initiatives. The changing workforce is helping drive the push to adopt more inclusive procedures and policies. What exactly is workplace diversity anyway?

Top 4 Problems with Diversity Training and How to Fix Them

KnowledgeCity

Diversity is a buzzword that seems to be everywhere these days. But, do we really understand what it means in the workplace? Everyone says they want a diverse work environment, and companies understand diversity can provide numerous benefits. There is also the issue of lawsuits as more employees seek justice in discrimination suits that cost companies millions of dollars every year. What is Diversity? How Does Diversity Training Fit?

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5 moves that actually increase diversity, equity and inclusion

CLO Magazine

Since the protests over the police killing of George Floyd, companies are looking for ways to combat racial bias and discrimination at work. The stats are jarring. Diversity training is often the go-to after a diversity PR disaster.

3 Tips for Effective Title IX Compliance Training

KnowledgeCity

When it comes to Title IX compliance, you need training that doesn’t just concentrate on what Title IX is. It’s critical to know what steps to take and how to take them for issues that necessitate further investigation. Title IX is part of the Educational Amendments of 1972. The regulatory provision also holds schools accountable for off-campus incidents and even those that involve people who are not current students. Training is only the first step.

Diversity: the modern business risk that no one sees

Eukleia

In this blog post, Diversity and Inclusivity expert Joanna Abeyie explores how a lack of diversity in the workplace presents a serious business risk. From knowing your customer to reducing business risk by 30%, the case is compelling. We say that diversity is a hidden risk as it isn’t always immediately obvious at first glance. But the reality is that until they’re tested to see how inclusive they are, you won’t know.

Why Is Title VI Compliance Training So Important?

KnowledgeCity

Kennedy stated his case for making the Civil Rights Act, including Title VI, a reality. Discouraging racial discrimination is the essence of Title VI as it became part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. While many believe Title VI applies to everyone, there are certain exemptions, such as religious institutions that do not have to adhere to Title VI requirements if they do not receive federal funding for any programs. It can also affect the environment.

Do You Know Where Your 2019 elearning Budget Should Go?

Enyota Learning

It’s that time of the year when everybody who is an HR manager starts planning their eLearning budgets for 2019. Most organizations today are focused on maximizing employee performance, and eLearning has risen in strategic importance to help them make optimal use of this most valuable asset. They turn to eLearning for the immense scope of application, cost-effectiveness, and customization capabilities. can make sales training programs highly effective.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Success depends on the ability to create value for their brand. In the past, they achieved this in part by selling continuing education content to members, either directly or indirectly through conferences and forums. skills gap” problem. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? According to the U.S.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Success depends on the ability to create value for their brand. In the past, they achieved this in part by selling continuing education content to members, either directly or indirectly through conferences and forums. skills gap ” problem. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? According to the U.S.

How to Leverage Your AA Metrics Toward Corporate Diversity Goals

KZO Innovations

This Affirmity blog post looks at how Compliance and Diversity teams can leverage AA metrics to meet organizational diversity goals. The Diversity & Inclusion and Affirmative Action Compliance worlds have experienced different phases and speed of growth of their tools and metrics over their respective evolutions. Both teams benefited tremendously from the advancement of tools, which then facilitated the slicing and dicing of data and optimized reporting.

What You Can do to Combat Racism at Work

Avilar

But the death of George Floyd and the surrounding events compelled us to address racism at work. With the country once again in turmoil following (another) death of a Black man at the hand of a law enforcement officer, we are left with a multitude of emotions, urges, actions, and words. They are all better suited and better positioned than Avilar to do just that. Two questions that are relevant to business leaders. They are: “What can I do?”

Online Courses Are Golden: Can an LMS Help Your Business Cash In?

Talented Learning

Do you sell learning content online ? And if you already offer online courses, you’re probably looking for ways to expand this line of business. Why Are Online Courses So Attractive? What’s driving new interest in digital learning? It’s not just for universities and commercial training companies anymore. Content quality also runs the gamut, from basic page turners to deeply immersive virtual reality.

Employee Training: The Secret to Business Success

Growth Engineering

Employee training is an easy thing to overlook. You could miss out on a whole lot of business success if you don’t train your employees. To stay at the top of their game, your employees need to be skilled in all the latest techniques, up to date with the most recent legislation and the laws that affect your sector, and engaged with their work. You need to invest in employee training within your company. Employee Training Benefits.

Coaching can help fill the soft skills gap

CLO Magazine

Finding the right combination of methodologies that will work best for a particular leader with specific needs can be overwhelming. Knowledge transfer and skill building happen in a variety of ways: formal education, self-directed learning, training, mentoring, executive coaching, job rotation, etc. However, I posit that executive coaching is still the best way to help leaders develop skills that are difficult to teach, measure and sometimes articulate — soft skills.

Banking on Diversity to Fill the Talent Pipeline

CLO Magazine

She remembers the student who turned to taekwondo to help her overcome a disability. She remembers the one who left Haiti to escape her abusive stepfather. She remembers the one who learned upon returning from an everyday walk that he’d lost his father suddenly and swiftly to a brain infection. When it comes to the stories heard through U.S. Bank’s diversity collaboration with Wallin Education Partners, Lawler will never forget.

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. Today, IBM leaders now point to behavioral skills as the most critical for the workforce.

It’s 2020 and You Need an LMS Yesterday: 5 Things You Need to Know

Schoox

Online training has a number of advantages for businesses dealing with the problem of delivering effective training to their workforce on a continuing basis. Conventional Learning is a Thing of the Past. Embrace the Benefits of Modern Technology.

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. By strengthening communications skills and building a “same language” framework for the workforce, these initiatives not only foster individual development, they enhance collaboration and productivity and contribute to cultural cohesion.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Success depends on the ability to create value for their brand. In the past, they achieved this in part by selling continuing education content to members, either directly or indirectly through conferences and forums. These diverse entities all sell accredited continuing education content — and they’re starting to make a dent in the U.S.

Does Your Business Really Need an LMS? Straight Talk with “The eLearning Coach”

Talented Learning

Earlier this year, I was fortunate to be interviewed by one of the learning community’s most talented instructional designers and thought leaders, Connie Malamed (aka “ The eLearning Coach “). The resulting podcast is titled “ The Strategic Use of Learning Management Systems ” but speaks to a more basic question: Does your organization even need an LMS? Why is the LMS market is changing so quickly?

Obama’s Going to Close the Skills Gap. But Does It Even Exist?

Mindflash

Americans are stomping mad about the economy in general and unemployment in particular, and it appears the President has gotten the message. In his latest State of the Union address, President Obama laid out a raft of economic proposals designed to ferry the unemployed back into work, including training programs for those who need to update their skills. So what could possibly be the trouble with more retraining to close the ‘skills gap’?

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. Every time, when the International Women’s Day is around the corner, everybody becomes busy making it special for women in their sphere! Companies take this opportunity to identify the ‘sheroes’ (she who’s the hero) among their employees and celebrate their heroic personalities.

Inclusion and the New Workplace: A Conversation with Author Jennifer Brown

Chronus

Jennifer Brown is an award-winning entrepreneur, dynamic speaker, author and diversity and inclusion expert. She is a passionate social equality advocate committed to helping leaders foster healthier and therefore more productive workplaces, ultimately driving innovation and business results. We asked her to provide advice to organizations who are striving for a more diverse and inclusive culture. What is the cost of not focusing on this topic?

The Path to a Diverse, Vibrant Tech Community

General Assembly

Anthony Pegues, second from right, with Per Scholas CEO Plinio Ayala (far right), and fellow graduates from CodeBridge, a web development training partnership between General Assembly and Per Scholas. Anthony Pegues was a part-time janitor in the suburbs of New York City who sought a way into a rewarding career. as a viable path, but didn’t have the resources to get the skills he needed to be ready for a job in the field. But there’s still much more work to do.

SHRM 2018: People at the End of Every Policy

CLO Magazine

Being adaptable to change is important, but sometimes the procedures and policies in effect in the workplace are not up to date. The Society for Human Resource Management’s 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition, held June 17-20 in Chicago, included various leadership, learning and development sessions where speakers discussed the need to continue evolving workplace culture. … [There is] always something new we need to learn,” she said.

BLOG: Where do businesses find their LMS content?

Unicorn Training

Are you amongst the three-quarters of firms that use a mix of in-house and third-party training content in your LMS? Software Advice, a site that rates learning management platforms, surveyed 150 corporate LMS administrators on their use of third-party versus in-house training materials and found 73% use both. From knowing the industry that stat probably isn't a huge surprise. As a result, the return on learning will be far greater.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace. For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. .

7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training

Obsidian Learning

New post 7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training on Obsidian Learning. From increasing knowledge retention to filling performance gaps in a fraction of the time, microlearning offers a variety of different benefits. In this article, I’ll share 7 tips that can help you take advantage of microlearning in your online training program. How To Apply Microlearning In Online Training. Use a diverse range of online activities.

Virtual Reality: It’s The Time To Take Your Business To The Next Level

G-Cube

From touchscreen mobile devices to real-world experiences, virtual reality has paved a new way of working and collaborating across the enterprise. Innovation is constant in the e-learning domain, continuously evolving the way services are delivered across the globe. In today’s digitized learning environment, virtual reality (VR) is poised to become a significant workplace tool. VR is being deployed to mobilize workforce across diverse industry domains.

Celebrate Women’s History Month Year-Round

CLO Magazine

This push for women’s recognition was championed by President Jimmy Carter, who urged the nation to designate March 2-8, 1980, as National Women’s History Week. “From the first settlers who came to our shores, from the first American Indian families who befriended them, men and women have worked together to build this nation,” Carter said, 38 years ago. “Too often the women were unsung and sometimes their contributions went unnoticed.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace. For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. .

Best Learning Management System to Meet Training Needs

G-Cube

Deploying the Best Learning Management System to Meet Pertinent Training Needs. Corporate LMSs help to upload, track quickly, and deliver online courses for training and development purposes. Modern corporates utilize the best learning management system to provide technology-aided and ROI-aligned solutions. KPI-driven learning, assessment engine, just-in-time learning, skills-gap analysis, and so on.

Rebooting your Training for 2016

Your Training Edge

Training has been a key factor for my organization, but it seemed evident by the time our last MOOC ended that it shouldn’t be the way like this anymore. Well, I am sure that many of the readers who frequently visit “Your training edge” website [1] , must have seen that we being a learning startup and training and development oriented business, never like to stick to rigid approaches. You know why I discussed my case here?

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. With the publication of my new book, Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy , I have continued to focus my blog posts on a manager’s role in supporting continuous learning for all employees in the workplace. And managers will be at the center.

Why Do We Need a Content Modernization Strategy Now More than Ever Before?

Harbinger Interactive Learning

To adapt to technology disruptions and meet the modern-day learners’ demands, many organizations are looking at modernizing their existing learning material. But sometimes, modernization could be mistaken purely as transformation from Flash to HTML5 and in an oversight; the bigger underlying opportunity could be overlooked. Modernization should ideally be looked at as a transformational strategy to deliver business results by creating unique experiences for learners.

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

If you’ve ever crossed professional paths with me, you know I’m willing to talk learning tech shop with anyone — vendors, buyers and practitioners– anytime, anywhere in the world. Every day I meet new experts and exchange ideas about what’s good, bad and ugly in the world of learning technology. It’s not just because I’m a learning tech fanatic with more than 22 years of LMS/elearning industry experience.

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How to identify your organisation’s training needs

Your Training Edge

Training is key for any organisation to be successful in the long run. A great idea or product may capture and hold the market for a while but without growth, even the strongest organisation will get left behind. It is self-evident that employees who receive the right training are more productive, efficient, and satisfied. This means that training program must also be more diverse than ever before. Why are you providing training.