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.

Making The Case For L&D During A Recession

Dan Keckan

Many businesses are rethinking their strategies and budgets as a result of the current recession brought on by COVID-19. Learning And Development Corporate Learning And Development Learning And Development Strategies Remote Working Skills Development

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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. And, for many of us, this means a career move. A Monster.com survey found that nine of the site’s 10 busiest job application days in 2018 were during January.

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.

Training Your Employees Online: 10 Best Practices for Success

KnowledgeCity

As businesses around the world continue to operate remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they’re also continuing to discover creative new ways to offer goods and services to their customers. This means that employees have needed to take on new tasks and learn new skills to keep up.

Inspire and Lead With Interpersonal Communication

KnowledgeCity

The best leaders know their message must work on two levels. This skill enables leaders to assess the climate in the room and adjust their message accordingly. Be empathetic – Be authentic and exhibit true caring about your business and its workers. Furthermore, don’t be afraid to change the message if it’s not working. How can you improve your interpersonal skills ? Mentoring skills to provide guidance. Planning skills to promote goal attainment.

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? So much so that in a report, smartphone devices are now perceived as valuable assets to improve and enhance work productivity ! According to a Forrester forecast, 18% of tablet sales will come from business buyers rather than these devices being bought for personal use.

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How To Build a Resilient Remote Workforce Using Online Learning

mysimpleshow

A study by Harvard Business Review reveals that Navy recruits were able to have a 20% increase in resilience by having one on one guided conversations. As employees around the world change their work habits, their learning habits are also changing.

Why Soft Skills Are Important in Your Organisation and How E-Learning Can Help – Part 1

Capytech

Why Soft Skills Are Important in Your Organisation and How E-Learning Can Help – Part 1. It makes sense in business to place a lot of emphasis on ensuring your team has the technical and hard skills required to meet the expectations of your clients. What Are Soft Skills?

InFocus Issue 3 - July 2019

Unicorn Training

Leveraging 30 years of experience and working hand-in-hand with some of the sector’s foremost regulatory experts, Unicorn is ably positioned to provide you with insight and guidance on how to implement training programmes that help you remain compliant. Authored in partnership with award-winning financial services consultants, FSTP, InFocus is essential reading for anyone working in an FCA regulated firm.

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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. While employees have required credentials, developing their skills is now a priority for most organizations through sustained training activities. Modern communication technology is slowly diminishing the number of employees who work from a central company location.

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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.

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. Instead, an organisation with a learning culture believes medium and long-term success depends on improving the knowledge and skills of its team. Improves the skills of employees outside the core competencies you need in your business.

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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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. Almost all businesses devote a majority of their time to revenue-generating core activities, and because of this, they are unable to pay sufficient attention to employee training.

CrossKnowledge Reboot Camp Insights

Learning Wire

Team check-up: A facilitated VC-session with summary and prioritization of shared challenges, with interactive sessions on how to turn face-to-face training into digital formats plus identifying the skills that L&D needs to deliver to support business objectives.

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How Covid-19 changed sales & skills you need to crush your quota

TalentLMS

If you’re a sales professional (or someone who needs sales skills at work) you know the limitations presented by the pandemic are practical in nature , striking to the core of how you work day-to-day. Sales skills and changes in numbers. Change #2: Work from home.

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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.

Teaching methods

Ed App

Whether talking business, social equity, sustainable development or product design, education is considered paramount for thriving societies, successful business and cutting-edge industries. Education consistently remains one of the hottest topics in today’s world.

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.

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.

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.

UpSkilling – Change the Mindset

eLearning 24-7

Regardless of the preferred term, your employees, your customers are likely working from home. How, then can we train them on new skills, if we cannot physically be present and as of important what skills do they need to know in the current business situation? Nearly “25 percent of workers reported that their skills were mismatched to the demands of their current job.” And you can be any size of business. Skills To Prepare.

Podcast 24: DNA of High-Impact Learning – With Paul Morton of CrossKnowledge

Talented Learning

Our conversation left me wondering how these new findings are actually shaping workforce skills development. KEY TAKEAWAYS: In today’s business world, measurable results matter. Increasingly, that includes skills development – yet many organizations still struggle to deliver high-impact learning. Rigorous new adult learning research offers a fresh perspective on what works, what doesn’t and why. . They think, “I need to know how or why this works.”

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. For example, you could encourage participants to create “work out loud” journal entries, checklists or other related resources. What communication channels and tools fit into their flow of work? It’s no secret – recently social media has had a rough ride.

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. We are however dealing with different business needs (literally, in the sense that an enterprise deploys e-learning in order to grow its business). First of all, you and your classes should not stand in their way of their day to day 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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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. Some of the specifics of this transformation are captured in the following graphic: This is lines up really well with a lot of what I discuss in Business of Learning and Trends in Learning. Business flux. " – I cite this in Work Skills Keeping Up?

Angela Brown’s Recurring Revenue Niche Membership Site Journey and Success Story

LifterLMS

All the training Angela was used to was training live in a hotel room in front of a bunch of people where she would work with a PowerPoint presentation to help people learn the cleaning and business concepts she was teaching. And so, for me, it was always ever going to be a business.

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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. CLOs who embrace this challenge of integrating learning into work face enormous job enrichment. 3 - Net Work Skills , Harold Jarche, 12 March 2012. 4 - Creating sustained performance through thriving workplaces, business 2 community , 15 March 2012.

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. Discussions around soft skills training are circulating again and understandably so, but I would argue that companies can’t afford to be sometime-y about employee learning and development.

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.

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. This sometimes includes tutorial videos to help students develop specific skills to complete an assignment or to better understand important subject matter.

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. A quick video or interactive game works well. They must use all their skills to solve the problem or figure out who committed the “grievous compliance crime”.