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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. Changing business climate.

How to Cultivate Top Tech Talent: What Every Exec Needs to Know

General Assembly

Staying on top of digital trends is key to business survival. The following is an excerpt from 6 People Strategies for Successful Digital Transformation , an exclusive white paper from General Assembly. Download the full paper here.

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4 Simple Steps That Boost Workforce Performance

Avilar

However, many organizations find it challenging to move from inspiration to implementation, especially small businesses or those with fewer than 1,000 employees. Performance management, project management, team leadership and application of business acumen are examples of these skills.

Employee training myths you could be “April fooling” yourself about

Axonify

Employees aren’t learning more; they’re not retaining enough knowledge; and they’re not able to apply their learning effectively to the job. Debunked: In fact, when done correctly, microlearning is an effective way to deliver short bursts of information that are easy to digest, don’t overwhelm employees and allow them to learn more over time. For more information, read our Microlearning White Paper. Myth 4: There’s no way to link training to strategic business results.

Why You Should Boost Soft Skills in Your Organization

Avilar

Companies are frantically investing time and money to recruit, retain and develop employees who know about artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, data science and the like. Managers, certainly, need expert soft skills to be effective. How to Identify and Close Soft Skills Gaps?

Employee training myths you could be “April fooling” yourself about

Axonify

Employees aren’t learning more; they’re not retaining enough knowledge; and they’re not able to apply their learning effectively to the job. Debunked: In fact, when done correctly, microlearning is an effective way to deliver short bursts of information that are easy to digest, don’t overwhelm employees and allow them to learn more over time. For more information, read our Microlearning White Paper. Myth 4: There’s no way to link training to strategic business results.

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.

How to Develop Leadership Competencies in Your Millennials

Avilar

What leadership competencies do Millennial managers need to develop to effectively lead our next-generation workforces? It’s no surprise, then, that Millennials tend to believe in themselves (rather than employers) to find new, better ways of doing things.

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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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How to Create Interactive Content for Sales Enablement

Kitaboo

Creating interactive content for sales enablement is an effective practice to convert prospects into loyal customers. When done right, sales enablement content can help you reach potential customers, improve conversions and close high-value business deals. Your sales executives are the best people to know what works and what doesn’t. For sales enablement content to work effectively, you must also ensure that your sales and marketing team are in perfect alignment.

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How to Craft Laser-Focused Marketing Goals

General Assembly

The following is an adapted excerpt from Campaign Essentials , an exclusive white paper that will help you focus, plan, execute, and optimize your marketing efforts. Back then, businesses: Identified their target markets and customer value propositions.

Is Your Team Ready for International Expansion?

OpenSesame

As your organization is growing, the natural course is for you to take your business across the borders, expanding into new markets and exploring new opportunities. As HR leaders of an expanding global organization, you need to know, especially because discerning how knowledgeable your staff is about other cultures, customs and communication norms is vital to a successful entrance into a new region. Do an Initial Assessment.

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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

People learn their jobs by doing their jobs. Effective managers make stretch. These posts offer guidance to managers who want to make learning from experience and conversation more effective. The world of business is undergoing a phase change.

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A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

We discussed the evolution of the mLevel game-based learning platform and how it has helped a number of companies increase the effectiveness of learning in their organizations. Analytics and reporting system — Effectiveness. What do you feel sets you apart as a learning solution?

Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI

Obsidian Learning

Training evaluation is necessary and, in many ways, critical to the success of a business. 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.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

We discussed the evolution of the mLevel game-based learning platform and how it has helped a number of companies increase the effectiveness of learning in their organizations. This single individual outperformed many Fortune 500 sales training staffs that I know of!

Be the CEO of Your Learning Organization

PDG

It’s fall, and for parents and students, thoughts have turned to school; in the business world, thoughts are turning to fiscal planning for the coming year. Manufacturing businesses use supply chain management practices to determine their future needs, and learning organizations can, too.

The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture

Growth Engineering

However, with the Baby Boomer Brain Drain phenomenon and the millennial job-hopping trend changing the face of the workforce, the harmful effects of knowledge loss are becoming more and more evident. Business leaders have recently been swept into a panic due to the Baby Boomer Brain Drain.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (5)

Jay Cross

The more we pay attention to this direct relationship, and the more senior leaders do everything they can to ensure the tools, resources and opportunities are at the fingertips of these managers to assist people who are at the heart of the customer experience, the.

5 Uses where Blended Learning Works Best and Why!

Enyota Learning

With digital disruption looming large, it has never been more critical for organizations to close skill gaps in new business models, revolutionary ways of working, and in emerging technologies. But the question is, how do companies help employees gain more knowledge in an efficient and convenient way? Most functional areas are heavily regulated, requiring detailed analysis, judgment, and business acumen.

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.

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 This is due to game mechanics being an effective way to teach today’s learners, resulting in higher motivation and desire to complete training.