Advice from legendary CLO Steve Kerr: Start with the back of the manual

Everwise

Steve Kerr, former CLO of GE and Goldman Sachs. Perhaps you find this useful, but data about torque and gearbox ratios, slip differentials, gyro stabilizers and stern thrusters don’t do a lot for me. The post Advice from legendary CLO Steve Kerr: Start with the back of the manual appeared first on Everwise. For years, HR leaders have sought to get “ a seat at the table.”.

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Is Your Learning Organization Agility Fit?

CLO Magazine

The Imperative for CLO Agility . The results of the assessment serve as the pre-workout physical for a CLO’s agility fitness plan. KPIs such as productivity, internal client feedback, retention, HR-to-worker ratio and cost of services to value can be tracked and monitored to determine if the learning agility initiatives are having the desired impact on the organization. Tags: Agility Fitness , CLO Agility , gig economy , Nicholas F.

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Talent development is key to winning the war for talent

CLO Magazine

This ratio continues to fall. The post Talent development is key to winning the war for talent appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Recently, a small gathering of (fully vaccinated) HR leaders from Fortune 1000 companies came together in Chicago.

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Now is the moment to democratize leadership development

CLO Magazine

The post Now is the moment to democratize leadership development appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. The last 20 months have held no shortage of disruption.

Learning design considerations for the hybrid working environment

CLO Magazine

The consensus is that the ratio of working in an office to working at home would be 3-to-2, or the opposite depending on how flexible your employer is. . The post Learning design considerations for the hybrid working environment appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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The cobbler’s kids can have shoes

CLO Magazine

There isn’t a singular ratio of experts to learners that works for every assignment. The post The cobbler’s kids can have shoes appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Creating a culture of excellence requires investing in growing all employees’ skills.

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Showing the ROI of key programs on a budget

CLO Magazine

Sometimes simple averages and ratios will do. The post Showing the ROI of key programs on a budget appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. We know the situation you are facing with the COVID-19 crisis. Budgets have been cut or are under scrutiny.

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Banfield Pet Hospital slashes turnover with student debt relief

CLO Magazine

By 2015, the average debt-to-income ratio for new graduates was more than two-to-one. “We The post Banfield Pet Hospital slashes turnover with student debt relief appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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To overcome business disruption, take a front-line-first approach

CLO Magazine

Last year, the CEO-to-typical worker compensation ratio was 278-to-1, according to the Economic Policy Institute. The post To overcome business disruption, take a front-line-first approach appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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The New Learning Metrics: Demonstrating Business Value and Impact

Degreed

In their book, The Expertise Economy , Degreed CLO Kelly Palmer and Co-founder David Blake caution that corporate learning is often viewed as a cost center rather than a revenue-generating function.

Know how your firm makes money

CLO Magazine

For example, as the CFO explained the historical revenue sources, margin ratios and competitive strengths and compared those with the future business goals, his tutorial led me to ask more questions which, in turn, expanded this initial meeting to more of a mentoring relationship.

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Creating learning experiences that don’t suck

CLO Magazine

Find the Magic Ratio. Part of the design and delivery craft is creating an ebb and flow to this ratio so the brain is repeatedly treated to a cycle of intellectual stimulation followed by a next practice method. The post Creating learning experiences that don’t suck appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. “Hey, that didn’t suck!” says the executive vigorously shaking my hand at the end of a learning engagement.

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Putting Into Practice What We Preach

CLO Magazine

In the end, the simple test for leaders is to ensure that the ratio of what we say and then do is in alignment. The post Putting Into Practice What We Preach appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Dave DeFilippo is chief people and learning officer for Suffolk. In the practice of leadership and among firms there have been many books and much talk about various leadership styles, including authentic, collaborative or even inspirational leadership to name a few.

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How to Manage Problem Employees

CLO Magazine

Over time, try to reach at least a 3-to-1 ratio of positive to negative feedback. The post How to Manage Problem Employees appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. We’ve yet to meet a leader who is confused by the term “problem employee.” In fact, more often than not, leaders can immediately identify their team members who fit that description.

Can This Marriage Be Saved?

CLO Magazine

If the ratio of positive to negative emotions falls below 3, this marriage is doomed. Why is this earth-shatteringly important to a CLO? Researcher Marcial Losada and psychologist Barbara Fredrickson found that the ratio of positive to negative emotions, known as the positivity ratio, predicts the success or failure of business teams. When they ran the data, they found that a positivity ratio of 2.9013 was a tipping point.

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What Does It Take to Find a Mentor in a Startup?

CLO Magazine

If a financial investment is part of the relationship, it’s important to determine the ratio of advice vs. orders given. appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Mentoring isn’t easy. It can be, if both parties are engaged and invested, but that’s often not the case. Mentoring also can hold different challenges in different work environments. For instance, mentoring in a startup environment requires a dynamic approach and a networked process to be effective.

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Blended Learning is Making Waves

CLO Magazine

The number of young girls who participate in these expeditions is inspiring and makes me hopeful the current ratio of women in science will change. The post Blended Learning is Making Waves appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. According to the U.S.

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Women in Ed-Tech: Technically Proficient

CLO Magazine

tech roles are held by women and the ratio decreases with seniority. Jenny Dearborn, CLO at SAP, pointed out that the statistics around women in tech may not always be accurate. The post Women in Ed-Tech: Technically Proficient appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Education has historically been a female-dominated industry. Currently, more than 70 percent of teachers in U.S. public schools are women, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

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MTA: Why the Kirkpatrick Model Works for Us

CLO Magazine

With the dashboard in place, Wiedecker and Coppage deduced the student-instructor ratio was a key factor for success in training new bus operators. Tags: business results , Kirkpatrick Model , MTA The post MTA: Why the Kirkpatrick Model Works for Us appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

How CLOs Can Win the War for Talent

CLO Magazine

These are dramatic findings and imply an 8 to 2 ratio in our 10-point allocation with executives. Our data do not call for companies to abandon training individual leaders; instead, they should pivot to create stronger organizations.

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Kuljit Chadha | AI-powered right skilling suite that supports enterprise learning

Disprz

Another key trend that we have seen is around the completion ratios. What is interesting is that in the blue-collar workforce the completion ratio is very high compared to a knowledge worker. The future of enterprise learning is evolving at a very fast pace.

The Business Impact Award

CLO Magazine

1 in new agent licensing across the industry year over year, according to Kotak’s application, and the cost-to-premium ratio was achieved in three years compared with the industry benchmark of seven years. The post The Business Impact Award appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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HR Staffs, Budgets Saw Modest Rebound in 2012

CLO Magazine

Human resource staff ratios appear to have stabilized at slightly higher levels than those observed from the mid-1990s through the early 2000s. For 10 straight years, the median ratio of HR staff to total headcount has been either 1 or 1.1 The median ratio bounced between 0.9 Following two straight years in which HR department staff cuts were more common than increases, the pattern reversed in 2012, according to a new survey. Arlington, Va. — Nov.

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The Existential Question: Why Do We Measure?

CLO Magazine

For example, a department might demonstrate value by calculating cost per participant or cost per hour of development and showing that their ratios are lower than industry benchmarks or perhaps last year’s ratios. Why do we measure? There are several excellent answers to this question, and they will provide much needed direction to your measurement strategy.

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Promote Better Alignment for Better Impact

CLO Magazine

Otherwise, the CLO will preside over an organization ripe for trimming. That ratio is highly variable. Before 2008, the ratio of learning staff to overall staff in large organizations could be close to 0.5 In smaller organizations that ratio could have been as high as 3 percent. In late 2012, those ratios were somewhat lower. CLOs must evaluate their ability to help the enterprise rebound during the recovery and align their staffs to that goal.

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Is 70-20-10 a Most Unfortunate Name?

CLO Magazine

Morgan McCall and his colleagues, who are usually credited with originating the 70-20-10 ratio in the 70-20-10 model for learning and development , probably didn’t get the memo. If Americans called a rose a triantafyllo, the Greek word for the flower, it would still have thorns and it would smell as sweet — or at least, that’s what Shakespeare said , more or less.

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The Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators

CLO Magazine

Innovators consistently demonstrate a high question and answer ratio, where questions not only outnumber answers in a typical conversation, but they are valued at least as highly as good answers. Associating : Breakthroughs often happen at the intersection of diverse disciplines and fields. Innovators draw connections between questions, problems or ideas from unrelated things.

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U.S. Adds 113,000 Jobs in January; Unemployment Rate Dips to 6.6 Percent

CLO Magazine

Total employment, as measured by the household survey, increased by 616,000 over the month, and the employment-population ratio increased by 0.2 Employment rose by 113,000 jobs in January and the unemployment rate ticked down to 6.6 percent, according to government data. Washington — Feb. 7 Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 113,000 in January and the unemployment rate dipped to 6.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.

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ROI is More Than Justification

CLO Magazine

Measures calculated in the ESI study include ROI, monetary benefit per learner, benefit-to-cost ratio and average payback period (Figure 4). Benefit to cost ratio : This ratio articulates the monetary value of the training relative to the cost. Therefore, the benefit to cost ratio was 2.91 When done correctly, ROI generates key decision-support metrics for learning and aligns thinking with business objectives.

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Study: L&D Spending on the Rise

CLO Magazine

As a result, the overall "footprint," or ratio of training staff relative to the learner population, continued to decline in many companies. Money spent on training rose 12 percent on average in 2012, according to a new study, a sign that, amid greater financial stability, firms are focused on the development of their workforces. Oakland, Calif. — Jan.

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Preschool Investments Pay Off

CLO Magazine

• High-quality early childhood programs have generated benefit-cost ratios ranging from 2:1 to 17:1. The cost savings generated by early care and childhood education programs outpace most public and private investments.

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Weighing the Options: Different Schools of Thought

CLO Magazine

Then compare this figure to the cost of training using a benefit-cost ratio. If the $40,000 came from a group of 10 salespeople, and the cost to train them was $20,000, the benefit-cost ratio is 2 to 1. The framework for learning evaluation and measurement embraced by most in the industry starts with Kirkpatrick. The framework for learning evaluation and measurement embraced by most in the industry starts with Kirkpatrick.

U.S. Adds 204,000 Jobs in October

CLO Magazine

Total employment as measured by the household survey fell by 735,000 over the month and the employment-population ratio declined by 0.3 Moreover, the unemployment rate ticked up to 7.3 percent, a reflection of the government employees who were furloughed amid the government shutdown. Washington — Nov. 8 Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 204,000 in October and the unemployment rate was little changed at 7.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday.

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Can your team’s marriage be saved?

Jay Cross

If the ratio of positive to negative emotions falls below 3, this marriage is doomed. Why is this earth-shatteringly important to a CLO? The CLO’s role is to ensure that individuals, teams and their entire organization are productive. Researcher Marcial Losada and psychologist Barbara Fredrickson found that the ratio of positive to negative emotions, known as the positivity ratio, predicts the success or failure of business teams. Can This Marriage Be Saved?

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Is Learning a Real Profession?

CLO Magazine

Last, their profession has a host of practices taught at university like: how to define and use the measures, how to create and use the statements, how to use measures to analyze issues and solve problems — for example, ratio analysis, the DuPont model, the audit process. One of the hallmarks of a profession is a standard language, an agreed-upon framework for measures and common processes. For instance, accounting has a common language, agreed-upon measures, statements and processes.

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U.S. Employers Add 169,000 Jobs in August; Unemployment Rate Dips to 7.3%

CLO Magazine

The employment-population ratio, at 58.6 Employment rose in retail trade and health care but declined in information, according to the latest government jobs data. Washington — Sept. 6 Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 169,000 in August and the unemployment rate was little changed at 7.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. Employment rose in retail trade and health care but declined in information. Both the number of unemployed persons, at 11.3

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The Four Pillars of Trust

CLO Magazine

The trust ratio is even worse for Congress. Invest time to build trust and reap the rewards of strong relationships. A lack of trust has reached epidemic proportions. In June 2012, less than one in four respondents told Gallup they had faith in big banks, big business and the media — record lows. Additionally, a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission member recently cited data showing that nearly 80 percent of Americans do not trust the financial system.

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