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Mind the Gaps

Vitalyst

Why, then, is it ever acceptable to approach other costly endeavors, such as implementing new workplace technology, with a narrow focus on the technology and little consideration for its impact on business users? Understanding business user needs is a critical but often-overlooked element.

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?

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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.

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.

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. In managing people and projects, managers routinely navigate through the inevitable problems that bubble up in the mix.

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?

How to Develop Leadership Competencies in Your Millennials

Avilar

In fact, 28% of Millennials hold management positions today, and it’s projected that two thirds of managers will be Millennials by 2024. What leadership competencies do Millennial managers need to develop to effectively lead our next-generation workforces?

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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.

Are You Failing Millennials with Your Performance Management?

Avilar

Millennials are projected to overtake Baby Boomers as America’s largest generation in 2019, the Pew Research Center announced earlier this month. Having grown up in the digital “public eye” of social media and instant feedback, they want to always know how they’re doing and what to do next.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

People learn their jobs by doing their jobs. The world of business is undergoing a phase change. We learn on the job to do the job. In a time of increased business speed, learning is vital. Workers need to know what one another are doing.

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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.

The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture

Growth Engineering

First, let’s look at the catalysts that are forcing business leaders to re-examine their approach to knowledge management. Business leaders have recently been swept into a panic due to the Baby Boomer Brain Drain. is unhelpful to the business, but it’s also understandable.

Evolution of L&D - Some more thoughts

ID Reflections

Workplace composition will get even more complex – it will no longer be only five generations working together but each one working very differently indeed – permanent, temporary, project-based, across time zones, from different cultures and countries. Or should we ask, will L&D the way we know it remain? Do we see L&D undergoing a name change, identity shift or morphing into a different entity altogether. Now, the question is not “What to do?”

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 There is much focus on the tools and technologies required to make this shift, but companies are finding themselves with skills gaps.

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.