10 Future Work Skills to Teach Your Members

WBT Systems

Is your association helping members develop the work skills they need for the future? These skills aren’t specifically addressed in the Certified Association Executive (CAE) exam, but they will be invaluable for association professionals as they deal with changes in their market and workplace. If you don’t provide education on future work skills , your members will find that education elsewhere. Boyd separates these two skills but I believe they go hand in hand.

3 Key Stages of a Successful Job Search

KnowledgeCity

While there are more people looking for work this time of year, the labor market is still exceptionally tight. However, there’s nothing wrong with showing the company that you’re serious about working for them. The new year inspires all of us to make changes in our lives.

ManpowerGroup’s Global Sustainability Manager on the Importance of the Practice

CLO Magazine

Her work helped the company be named a World’s Most Ethical Company Ethisphere Institute and a World’s Most Admired Company by Fortune. Our local operations often were working with the same clients, but locally, providing different kinds of services, working in different industries.

Lifelong Learning in the Freelance Economy

WBT Systems

47 percent of working millennials freelance now—a larger percentage than any other generation and another predictor of the growing freelance economy. How could it affect your business model, membership model, and the products and services you offer? Do you know how many freelancers are working in your profession and industry? In what capacities are they working? Freelancers stay competitive by learning new skills.

Aging Members Will Stick Around (& Keep Learning) Longer Than You Think

WBT Systems

According to a Merrill Lynch/Age Wave study, nearly 50 percent of retirees want to continue working in retirement. One-third said they have to because they need the money, and two-thirds want to work to stay mentally active. will have more than 15 million new jobs but only 9 million people of working age (18 to 64) to fill those positions. Businesses will have to bridge that gap with older, 65+ workers. Are aging members continuing to work?

Learning Pathways: How to Fill Your Industry’s Skills Gap

WBT Systems

A learning pathway is a designated route through online classes, courses, and other educational programs that is designed to help someone achieve a learning goal, for example, prepare for a specific career or update skills. LinkedIn offers nearly 60 Learning Paths on their Lynda.com platform for hundreds of careers in design, IT, marketing, business, and more. The post Learning Pathways: How to Fill Your Industry’s Skills Gap appeared first on WBT Systems.

How is mobile format of learning evolving?

Origin Learning

On average, 59% of workers in the US work 50 hours and more a week. Did you know that the workers rely on this smart gadget to boost productivity during their work week? How to make learning seamless, integrated, and inclusive is a common challenge faced by organizations globally.

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21C Workplace Skills and L&D

ID Reflections

Going through my blog-roll, I read two related posts – Four Basic Skills for 2020 by Harold Jarche and Technology Changes Everything by Jane Hart. Harold’s post also pointed to a report called Future Work Skills 2020 published by the Institute for the Future for the University of Phoenix Research Institute. The report talks about the key drivers of change as well as the skills needed to ride the wave of these disruptive shifts. You Think We Have Skills Shortages Now?

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The Benefits of Creating a Learning Culture

Capytech

What is a learning culture, though, and what are the benefits to your business? The immediate goal of a learning culture is to increase knowledge, develop skills, and improve the competency levels of employees. Improves levels of innovation in your business.

2009 Top Posts and Topics

Tony Karrer

Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank eLearning Portal Integration Data Driven Notable Topics for 2009 Work Skills and Knowledge Work Work Skills Keeping Up? Business of Learning Trends in Learning Side Note – Read Counts I also looked at the top posts according to read counts. It’s interesting at the end of the year to go back through blog posts to see what my Best of 2009 is.

Global HR Trends are Affecting Corporate Learning: It’s time that HR and Learning came closer!

G-Cube

The leading trends in HR are directly affecting Corporate Learning – and together they are driving most businesses. The challenge is to find the right employees, with the appropriate skills required to do a job.

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Looking for Effective Employee Training Strategies? Read This Now!

ProProfs

It is how employers sharpen the skills of their workforce so that the latter can fulfill their defined roles and responsibilities. Adopt the following time-tested ways to train employees to improve their learning curve and achieve the desired business results.

Pick of the Month:12 resources from March

Jane Hart

The shift from training programs to learning networks expands learning and development from a limited department isolated from business operations into a critical, pervasive business function. 3 - Net Work Skills , Harold Jarche, 12 March 2012.

Hot List - Second Half of January

Tony Karrer

Hot List - 1/17/2009 - 1/31/2009 Posts Twitter as Personal Learning and Work Tool How to Convert Your PowerPoint Presentation into an Elearning Course Building a Learning Portal YouTube videos inside Slideshare Learning 2.0 As I was at ASTD last week, I missed doing my Hot List for the week. You can find out more about this in Hot List and Hot Last Week. So, I've compiled the list for roughly the second half of January.

Case Method 2.0 has been accredited under the WSQ system!

Playware Studios

Using Interactive Simulations for Corporate Training), Human Resources Specialist Diploma developed under collaboration with Malvern International Academy has been accredited under the Singapore Work Skills Qualifications framework. Early trials of this method have indicated that this approach may generate increased results of the following: voluntary engagement, take-up rates, post-training knowledge retention and confidence while demonstrating work-related tasks.

In Case of Brand Crisis, Call Learning

CLO Magazine

If she’s really perturbed about the matter, the Better Business Bureau might hear about it, too. Having weighed the low risk of her sharing her experience with friends, they choose to quietly handle the situation and continue with business as usual.

Learning Power Laws

Tony Karrer

Balmer talks about how a reset of economic expectations during the downturn has created an environment that is putting pressure on business to do more with less. Business flux. " – I cite this in Work Skills Keeping Up?

Social Learning Experiences: Making Better Connections

Talented Learning

Not long ago, the hottest “free range” debates I encountered involved L&D professionals arguing about the merits of learning systems in networked business environments. What communication channels and tools fit into their flow of work?

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

It’s always fun at the end of the year to go back and take a look at what you’ve been working on, what you’ve learned during the year. In June 2008, Work Literacy Launched. I’m convinced that we are all struggling to have our Work Skills Keep Up. When I look at my particular skills, methods and tools for 2009 and compare them to 2008, I would say that it’s mostly a question of degree of use and certainly my use of Twitter has grown. Work Event?

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Enterprise e-Learning: Serving Two Masters

TalentLMS

End users are your “students” These can be new employees taking an orientation course or senior employees learning a new skill or process. First of all, you and your classes should not stand in their way of their day to day work.

15 Tips for Successful LMS Implementation

Qintil

All of the above requires narrowed objectives – start broad and work your way down. From a business stand point – you know the requirements of your staff, your business and what needs to be monitored at all times. Busy, busy, busy. This is part of a larger strategy that needs to focus on equipping your staff with new work skills, maintaining skills and providing routes of growth.

15 Tips for Successful LMS Implementation

Qintil

All of the above requires narrowed objectives – start broad and work your way down. From a business stand point – you know the requirements of your staff, your business and what needs to be monitored at all times. Busy, busy, busy. This is part of a larger strategy that needs to focus on equipping your staff with new work skills, maintaining skills and providing routes of growth.

Where Does Innovation Spring From?

CLO Magazine

One day, James dropped a helical spring he was working on and, as it slinked and clinked across the floor, he got the idea to turn it into a toy. Citing research by Wharton management professor Martine Haas and doctoral student Wendy Ham, the article discussed how “work groups can recombine ideas in novel and useful ways” by bringing peripheral knowledge to core tasks. Businesses must be alert to the changing environment.

6 Ingenious Ways To Refresh Compliance Knowledge In Online Training

KnowledgeAnywhere

It often covers things like safety, quality control, and relevant work skills. But they leave their knowledge in the testing room and never apply it in their day-to-day work. Some of this information is crucial for smooth business flow and higher profit margins.

Distance Learning and the LMS: Advice From a Higher Education Expert

Talented Learning

Getting any one of these elements right is challenging enough, but ensuring that they work together in a complementary way requires a deep ongoing commitment. At Columbia, working with instructional designers made this conversion process easier for many faculty members.

Work Literacy Skills - New Workshop

Tony Karrer

Harold Jarche, Michele Martin and I are pleased to announce a new workshop offering that relates to the recent posts on Tool Set 2009 and to the issues of Work Literacy. Work Literacy Skills Workshop Was the last formal training you had on knowledge work skills the use of a card catalog and microfiche reader? We are left trying to figure out where all these new tools fit in our day-to-day work life and our professional life.

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Team Building 101: 5 Tips for Building Successful Work Teams

KnowledgeAnywhere

Fortunately, there are several work team building strategies you can apply to keep your employees happy and productive. If those benefits sound worth cultivating, read on for five tips to building a successful work team. While communicating effectively on work-related matters is vital to a team’s success, the ability to maintain a casual conversation about other topics indicates that a team gets along well. Practice Work Skills through Play.

Top-Down Strategy

Tony Karrer

It's left to the reader to interpret where they fit into their day-to-day concept work. Trying to fit any tool into the myriad of different work lives is really hard. It starts by looking at your key knowledge work: Roles Projects For myself, these might be: Roles Small Business Owner Manager Acting CTO Community organizer Expert / Speaker / Writer Client Advisor Family Vacation Planner Fine Dining Planner etc.

A Commitment to Move

CLO Magazine

He had been named the company’s first human resources director for India and was working around the clock to bring this fast-growing venture to life. On top of that are more than 100 professional communities for people based on work, skill and project area. “We

Study: Firms Must Tap Worker Passion to Address Competitive Pressures

CLO Magazine

The data suggests that the typical corporate response of reducing costs and squeezing more productivity out of the remaining workers by making them work harder is not a long-term solution to competitive pressures. Recruiting wars have typically focused on finding particular skills, but Deloitte uncovered that the typical modern work skill becomes outdated within five years.

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LinkedIn - Prospecting No - Conversation Yes

Tony Karrer

Serving Clients In terms of serving clients, I covered parts of Tool Set , specifically Work Skills Keeping Up , Better Memory , Information Radar , Processing Pages with Links , Networks and Learning Communities , Collaborate , and Twitter as Personal Work and Learning Tool. The reality is that management consultants are very much concept workers and as such have to shift how they perform their work and how they serve their customers.

Free learning & development webinars for March 2017

Limestone Learning

Whether you’ve hunkered down and worked through the snowy season or escaped to sunnier climes, chances are you’re sensing the change in the air that comes from spring. Sure, it heralds tax time—and often an attendant business crunch—but it’s also a great time for new resolutions and practices.

Podcast 16: Integrated Learning Experiences – With Paul Morton of CrossKnowledge

Talented Learning

And over the years, working on so many projects with such a wide range of companies, I found it all comes down to one question – how can you scale? Yep, that’s the central question… How do you help a large number of people understand how to improve their skills, to do better work for their organizations and mostly, to better themselves? And it never really worked. You say Blended x works with any learning management system.

Data on Big Data

Marcia Conner

To put things in perspective, the entire works of William Shakespeare (in text form) represent about 5 MB of data. Recent estimates from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics project a 22 percent increase in demand for professionals with management analysis skills between now and 2020.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

June 1, 2008 was when Work Literacy Launched. In my Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 , my last prediction was: Prediction #10 => Knowledge Worker Skills - Just Beginning in 2008, Big in 2009 The discussion of knowledge work skills is going to be BIG.

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

I thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning. Setting up a SharePoint for a community or work team is very different from teaching them about Personal Learning. In fact, the lack of attention to this topic was the reason I founded Work Literacy in June of 2008. And once you begin to really fall behind on this stuff, your skills will atrophy to the point where you are hopeless.

Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008

Tony Karrer

And because it ties directly to metrics that matter to the business, this will get significant attention during the year. Unfortunately, you can ask all you want, you will still be doing a lot of work with LMS products this year. Prediction #10 => Knowledge Worker Skills - Just Beginning in 2008, Big in 2009 The discussion of knowledge work skills is going to be BIG. The Big Question this month are Predictions for Learning in 2008.