How to Avoid and Mitigate Skills Gaps

KnowledgeAnywhere

matter what industry you’re in, you’re bound to face the challenge of a skills gap at some point. A skills gap is when a gap exists between the skills of a team member and the skills required for their position. So how do you, as an organization, mitigate this?

How to revamp your sales training and close more business

Docebo

Sales training is the key to success for companies across the globe, and for good reason – your sales teams are on the front lines every day, competing for business against your rivals. So, how do you do this, you ask? While the sales skills gained through traditional training provides your sales teams with product need-to-know, often the retention they need to be successful generally doesn’t hit the mark.

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How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

Do a stellar job of educating their members, and. KEVIN SAYS: We offer two formats, live and digital, with over 200 online courses. And because our members are busy medical practitioners, we aim to provide learning experiences that are innovative and engaging. However, because our portfolio has grown organically, we know there are gaps. What are their peers doing? However, we do charge for select premium activities.

How Businesses Can Fix the Employee Knowledge Gap

Designing Digitally

Employee knowledge gaps are permeating the corporate world at a pace we don’t care for, and the chasm is only widening by the day. Such a massive volume of material means that employees don’t know what to find, where, or even what to focus on. Most of the time, employees fail to locate what they are looking for, and even when they do, they have to access multiple systems to get it.

Closing the Skills Gap with E-Learning Solutions

Beyond Campus Innovations

Closing the Skills Gap with E-Learning Solutions. The resulting skills gap is hurting both employees and employers as both sides seek necessary skills for growth. Keep reading to see how e-learning interventions can upskill seasoned employees and first-time workers to bridge the gap between job requirements and employee know-how. One culprit is the skills gap. What is the Skills Gap? The skills gap is created by a lack of training for the jobs available.

Maine Sexual Harassment Training: Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs

Like in other states, you must know the existing laws, requirements, and preventive measures in Maine. To help you in that regard, in this blog post, we take an in-depth look at everything you need to know about conducting sexual harassment training in Maine, including how to sucessfully impart it. Watch To Know What Is Sexual Harassment Training? Apart from that, Maine does not impose any requirements in terms of the training’s frequency and format.

The CoLab Podcast Ep. 3: Empathy & business growth with Elliot Begoun

Coassemble

Today we’re going to talk about how Elliot and TIG Brands use empathy to guide their customers, drive business growth, and what role online training played in 2020 plans. First of all, you know, brands, the way consumers interact with brands is emotional. G’day Mates!

The CoLab Podcast Ep. 3: Empathy & business growth with Elliot Begoun

Coassemble

Today we’re going to talk about how Elliot and TIG Brands use empathy to guide their customers, drive business growth, and what role online training played in 2020 plans. First of all, you know, brands, the way consumers interact with brands is emotional. G’day Mates!

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

G-Cube

For example, short nuggets of video-based content is converted to VR-supported format, encouraging learners to access more courses. ► It helps bridging the skills gap and improving competency to deal with hazardous wastes at accident-prone construction sites, avoiding further inconvenience. Now we know what VR is, let us discuss its ample benefits that can be applied to any organization in any sector: 1.

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. Not surprisingly, with such a diverse spectrum of business opportunities, and with so much ongoing digital innovation, support for commercial training content providers is the most rapidly evolving segment in the learning technology space. Delivery of learning content in any media format — standalone or bundled.

Agile Businesses Need Agile Training

Kea

The agility with which a business adapts to the ever-changing landscape of consumer preferences and technology is, to a large extent, dependent on how well it facilitates training and skill development. In addition, in the corporate environment, traditional training modules often do not entail any assessment or monitoring of the training, which means that we really don’t know whether all the effort put into training by all concerned has borne the desired fruit.

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Agile Businesses Need Agile Training

MagicBox

The agility with which a business adapts to the ever-changing landscape of consumer preferences and technology is, to a large extent, dependent on how well it facilitates training and skill development. In addition, in the corporate environment, traditional training modules often do not entail any assessment or monitoring of the training, which means that we really don’t know whether all the effort put into training by all concerned has borne the desired fruit.

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BLOG: Where do businesses find their LMS content?

Unicorn Training

From knowing the industry that stat probably isn't a huge surprise. For example, the Software Advice report confirms video is the most popular format for training content with 82% of those surveyed creating videos in-house, while 85% obtain video from third-party sources. From talking to clients about our SkillsServe online learning and development platform, we know the demand for comprehensive blended learning experiences is greater than ever.

5 Distance Learning Lessons for Higher Ed from the Business World

Litmos

In-person classes were hastily converted to remote formats, policies were changed, and professors quickly learned to use whatever technology would let them complete their classes. They’re also used to teaching their course the same way they’ve been doing for years.

9 Product Knowledge M-learning Delivery Formats for Sales Teams

CommLab India

Today, we will look at nine mobile-friendly technology-enabled learning delivery formats that are ideal to impart product sales training. Online learning nuggets are very useful to close the product knowledge gaps of your sales reps. The sales rep, who was busy with his work, could not brush up his knowledge of the firm’s latest product. This motivates the medical reps to do well in the training program to win the badge and the monetary award. Please do so.

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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Before You Convert ILT to eLearning Do These 6 Things

Cinecraft

The new business-norm is anything but normal. Since we are assuming that you have an existing course, then a business purpose for the course should already be identified. The business purpose, or goal, makes sure that the course aligns with the needs of your organization and is the best use of everyone’s time. If the business goal of your course is not identified, Cathy Moore’s article “ How to Create a Training Goal in 2 Quick Steps ” will help you.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

Businesses face a consistent struggle to engage and motivate people, whether it’s their own staff, or the target audience they are looking to serve, and seek an effective solution to this potential barrier. Since then, the conversation around gamification and its application in things like marketing and learning continue to rise in popularity as more and more businesses look to gamify different aspects of their work with the intention to increase both engagement and motivation.

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

Harbinger Interactive Learning

Modernization should ideally be looked at as a transformational strategy to deliver business results by creating unique experiences for learners. It provides an opportunity for business leaders to align strategic objectives. Skills Gap. The ‘skills gap’ across the globe, including the United States, is pretty serious. Closing on the skills gap and enabling employee growth should be one of the strategic themes of the modernization initiative. .

The Importance of Training Employees for your Business

Kitaboo

Here’s why you need to invest in training for all employees, regardless of their role or time spent with your business: 1. They will gain a better understanding of their role, and they will become more confident in making decisions that benefit the business. Reviews allow you to take a close look at what your employees do well, and where they can improve. You are then in a position to structure or choose a training program that fills any gaps in their skills and knowledge.

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

Talented Learning

In only 30 minutes we compared notes about all sorts of issues of interest to business-minded learning professionals. What should you consider when choosing an LMS for business ? How do tools like xAPI and CRM integration make it easier to link learning with business results? How do you define the term LMS? Here’s what I know for sure – no two LMSs are alike. I wanted to know why so many learning management systems were entering the market.

Knowing Your Audience is Key to Great Data Storytelling

Watershed

Specifically, you need to know your audience and your goal for telling them your story—otherwise, you risk wasting a lot of time and losing the interest of key stakeholders. In addition to recognizing stakeholders’ needs, priorities, and challenges, it’s equally important to speak their language and share your story in their preferred format. Do you have similar challenges in reaching your objectives? Patting yourself on the back doesn’t do anyone (but you) any good.

Stop! Before You Convert ILT to eLearning Do These 6 Things

Cinecraft

The new business-norm is anything but normal. Since we are assuming that you have an existing course, then a business purpose for the course should already be identified. The business purpose, or goal, makes sure that the course aligns with the needs of your organization and is the best use of everyone’s time. If the business goal of your course is not identified, Cathy Moore’s article “ How to Create a Training Goal in 2 Quick Steps ” will help you.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

Businesses face a consistent struggle to engage and motivate people, whether it’s their own staff, or the target audience they are looking to serve, and seek an effective solution to this potential barrier. Since then, the conversation around gamification and its application in things like marketing and learning continue to rise in popularity as more and more businesses look to gamify different aspects of their work with the intention to increase both engagement and motivation.

Know All about The Players in the E-learning Outsourcing Process

CommLab India

Working together becomes smooth when both parties know their individual roles and responsibilities better. Once they clearly know what they are supposed to do and expect from each other, the process becomes streamlined. Stakeholders are the owners of the business requirement. They may not be e-learning experts, but wish to use e-learning to achieve their business goals. In an effort to fulfill each role, they may not do justice to all functions.

How To Add A Live Event To Your Mostly Online Education Business Mix With Mike Morrison From The Membership Guys

LifterLMS

Learn about how to add a live event to your mostly online education business mix with Mike Morrison from The Membership Guys in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. His business partner Callie Willows also does a podcast called Behind the Membership , so be sure to check that out as well. You do such a better job of it than I do. What do you do? What is this whole Membership Guys thing,” what do you say? You know what?

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Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. Let’s take an example of a common business application – Google for Business. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Further, due to the API-economy, the ability to create add-ons to the Google for Business apps have created a new ecosystem of companies that do one super-specific thing very well. What can we do for them?

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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How Education Entrepreneurs Can Transcend a Crazy Busy Lifestyle with Executive Career and Mindset Coach Elizabeth Pearson

LifterLMS

Learn how education entrepreneurs can transcend a crazy busy lifestyle with executive career and mindset coach Elizabeth Pearson in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Elizabeth works as a speaker, success coach, and author of the forthcoming book I’m Too Busy, and Other Lies We Tell Ourselves That Keep Us Stuck. In 2016 Elizabeth launched her coaching business part-time while leading a skincare company as a C-level executive.

Podcast 35: How Advanced Reporting Transforms Training – With Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

If you sell instructional content, your data can tell you how your business can do better. Why do you think that’s the case? Our industry tends to jump on jargon bandwagons and talk about concepts like xAPI and data warehouses and business intelligence. Even so, there’s a very clear lack of business insights being pulled from data – especially in the learning sphere. But the value is in what you do with that data. What business are you in?

How to Win with Video for Small Businesses

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts can be fantastic marketing content for small businesses—they’re cheap, easy to do and can provide a great return on investment. A brilliant example of this is the WordPress Guide to Small Businesses. Here, using easy-to-follow video tutorials and links to articles and resources, the folks over at Simply Business simplify the daunting process of setting up a website. So what are the benefits of the screencast format?

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Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. Let’s take an example of a common business application – Google for Business. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Further, due to the API-economy, the ability to create add-ons to the Google for Business apps have created a new ecosystem of companies that do one super-specific thing very well. What can we do for them?

Convert Training to Online

Experiencing eLearning

One common request from clients and stakeholders is to convert an existing classroom training program to an online or blended format. In this post, I explain the analysis process for converting training to online or blended formats. Ask, “Do employees know how to do the task?” Use training to address skill gaps, not for other problems. Once you know the type of problem, you can align your solution to that problem. Format.

Insights in a Nutshell: Developing Highly Effective Customer Service Training Programs

Infopro Learning

Today on 90% of consumers consider customer service to be a factor they consider before deciding whether to do business with a company (1). This is one of the many reasons industry leaders are doing all that they can to strengthen the skills of their customer service teams.

5 Questions for Making Better Customer Education Content

TechSmith Camtasia

Can you build a successful business without successful customers? And that’s why creating high-quality customer education content that addresses your customers’ needs, pain points, and knowledge gaps matters. Jon Leh, a learning industry analyst, describes the situation this way: “In a world where customer success increasingly determines overall business success, customer education has become an imperative.”. In short, customer success = business success.

How to Adapt Your Corporate Training for COVID-19

Avilar

If you’re a training company with ready content, be sure your clients and customers know what you have available that can help. Training companies and corporate learning teams are also quickly distributing, building, and publishing training on personal protective equipment (PPE), safe food handling, social distancing protocols, and other knowledge and behaviors people need to know to do their work safely. RELATED RESOURCES: Do You Need to Update Your Training Program?

Why A Job Aid Might Be the Best Thing You Need with Dawn Mahoney

TechSmith Camtasia

Could a job aid be the learning solution that helps your business? . Empowering your employees with the information they need to level-up is an integral part of managing staff and running a successful business. You’re probably already using job aids and don’t even know it.

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5 Ways to Customize Your E-Learning Experience

LearnDash

In return, your learners will be more inclined to leave positive reviews and ratings on your courses and recommend them to your friends, helping your online course business to succeed. They might need to develop a particular skill for their job, or fill in a gap in their already extensive knowledge. In fact, many learners prefer short modules that do not overwhelm them with content. Let learners know upfront what they need to know already to get the most out of a module.

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How Soft Skills Improve Employee Training and Engagement

KnowledgeCity

Generations before us worked differently than we do today. Business professionals have been abuzz in the past five years projecting what work trends will be like in 2020. According to leadership strategist Jason Wingard, there are three major aspects of today’s workforce that every leader needs to be prepared for: AI-based technologies are a part of almost every business model – 72 percent of executives expect AI to be the next hot business advantage.

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

If you don’t know what I mean, you must be living under a rock. But first, lets look at what other sources say… AI Trends In Business. Despite confusion about its definition and its business value, AI continues to find its way forward. But by 2020, 85% of businesses will actually be piloting AI programs through a combination of build, buy and outsourcing strategies. Integrated analytics fill this gap.