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How To Close Your Workforce Skills Gaps with Reskilling

Avilar

More companies are looking at upskilling and reskilling the workers they have to address essential skills gaps. RELATED ARTICLE: Is the Skills Gap a Myth? Upskilling generally describes skill improvement – doing what you do now, only better.

Do You Need to Update Your Training Program?

Avilar

Or to know when it’s time to update your computers. But how do you know when it’s time to update your training program? Does Your Training Program Fit How Your Workforce Likes to Learn? Generation X likes the flexibility of online learning.

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Mind the Gaps

Vitalyst

We use that experience as a foundation for this series, and build upon it with the lessons both we and our clients have learned. Understanding business user needs is a critical but often-overlooked element. The post Mind the Gaps appeared first on Vitalyst.

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. By Anand Chopra-McGowan Our recommendation is simple: Companies need to invest in learning. Download the full paper here. Investing in learning should happen both from an institutional and individual standpoint.

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

Axonify

Debunked: Over the past decade, many organizations have invested in a learning management system. The thinking was this tool would help employees learn. Employees aren’t learning more; they’re not retaining enough knowledge; and they’re not able to apply their learning effectively to the job. Myth 2: Breaking learning into bits and pieces means people will never learn the whole story. For more information, read our Microlearning White Paper.

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

Axonify

Debunked: Over the past decade, many organizations have invested in a learning management system. The thinking was this tool would help employees learn. Employees aren’t learning more; they’re not retaining enough knowledge; and they’re not able to apply their learning effectively to the job. Myth 2: Breaking learning into bits and pieces means people will never learn the whole story. For more information, read our Microlearning White Paper.

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?

Simplicity in Learning

Learning Rebels

“If one is good, more must be better” The world is looking toward simplicity, in architecture, in art, in writing and in our lives but… L&D is still looking for the LMS that will do everything except wash your dishes. “Micro-Learning” is HUGE.

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

Gyrus

How To Foster User Adoption In Your New Learning Management System? As you are planning to transition from your outdated Learning Management System (LMS) to your new LMS application it is important to keep in mind your users’ perception of the change. 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. high performance learning organization.

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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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 LTEM Training & Learning Evaluation Model

Convergence Training

In the discussion below, Dr. Thalheimer explains his LTEM learning evaluation model. Click the links below to learn more about how we can help you. Learning Management Systems. Download our FREE Guide to Writing Learning Objectives. I’ll do both.

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

As a competency-first approach has moved from novel idea to mission-critical business strategy, organizations have – with varying degrees of success – put competency programs into place. Why do competency projects fail? And what can you do about it?

Microlearning – the next big thing is small!

Unicorn Training

It seems everyone wants to know more about what it is, how it works and how it can transform their training initiatives, silver bullet style. This may sound obvious, but it isn’t always uppermost in the mind of business stakeholders when specifying the build of training courses.

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.

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? The answer may well be blended learning! Blended learning is a concept that combines traditional classroom teaching methods with digital media.

Why You Need to Up Your Succession Planning Game for Millennials

Avilar

It’s bypassing a raise for a better opportunity elsewhere, or trading in that corner office to start a business in their living room.”. They’re leaving behind surprised and puzzled managers – and talent gaps in their organizations. They just want and do things differently.

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Are You Failing Millennials with Your Performance Management?

Avilar

If you’re doing performance management wrong, you will probably lose some great employees to competitors who have figured out how to provide the feedback and opportunities that Millennials crave. Performance review templates were built with the busy manager in mind.

Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI

Obsidian Learning

New post Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI on Obsidian Learning. Training evaluation is necessary and, in many ways, critical to the success of a business. In the current economic context, people represent one of the primary strategic assets of a business.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

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

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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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The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture

Growth Engineering

We’ll also see how the learning and development community is innovating to combat this trend and pave the way for a more collaborative culture. First, let’s look at the catalysts that are forcing business leaders to re-examine their approach to knowledge management.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bryan Austin, mLevel’s Vice President of Learning Innovation. I’ve known Bryan for a while and he has always been passionate about games for learning and it was good to catch up with him. Recap from: Kapp Notes.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bryan Austin, mLevel’s Vice President of Learning Innovation. I’ve known Byran for a while and he has always been passionate about games for learning and it was good to catch up with him.

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

Jay Cross

Dan Pontefract, Head of Learning and Collaboration, TELUS, told us: Leadership is for all, but front-line and middle managers hold the key to the actual development of individual contributors. Empower your people; let them help others learn how to learn.

Evolution of L&D - Some more thoughts

ID Reflections

I have seen this happen again and again when interacting on the web—learning, lurking, contributing and participating. When Don Taylor responded with a comment to my post on LinkedIn and called attention to a post around similar discussion via Twitter, I was led to this thoughtfully written post by Kandy Woodfield (@jess1ecat ), The Future of Learning: Are we equipped for it? We need to become – what Jane Hart had said a long time back – Learning Concierges.

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. You can read about how and why we created the Catalyst program in more detail in our white paper, Untapped Potential.)

Looking back on Devlearn 2014

easygenerator

A white paper based on the trend session is available to download. The opening Keynote: Devlearn’s theme is exploring the new learning universe. It is not about gaining knowledge but about learning how to think and solve problems. Session: Learning and performance ecosystems. Conclusion: Based on how the brain works the only way to really learn is through play! He does know the landscape well. I attended the DevLearn conference last week.

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 webcast, you’ll learn the steps to become a mindful leader. Learn to meditate. In this session you’ll learn: What makes a Serious Game a success or failure.