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What does the future hold for AI-enabled coaching?

CLO Magazine

Coaching, whether it’s life coaching, executive coaching, or performance, skills or career coaching, seems inherently personal and humane. But what if your career or executive coach wasn’t actually a coach at all — or even human? Artificial intelligence made its way into learning and development with the start of the Fourth Industrial Revolution , and more recently, it’s been showing up in the coaching space. Where Human Coaches Shine.

The Art of Becoming Your Own Coach

CLO Magazine

Years ago, as a director at a regional bank, I was responsible for matching executives with coaches. We were always under pressure from our most senior human resources executive to quantify the success of the arrangements as we did with most of our other human resources programs. Fast-forward 15 years and coincidently, the same senior HR executive was now an executive coach interviewing with me for an engagement in my new organization.

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Hospitality LMS: What to Know

Continu

But unlike an Intranet, a hospitality LMS offers a better interface, the ability to integrate with other company software programs, and complete training tracks. So unlike an Intranet where information is simply stored, a sales director could assign different training tracks to each employee based on level of experience. Not only can an LMS train employees, but managers or directors can also see when training has been completed and which employees still need to take it.

Mentoring or Coaching: What’s Best for Your Company?

CLO Magazine

Mentoring and coaching strategies translate to better employee engagement and retention. But it pays to know the key differences between coaching and mentoring to implement an effective program. Today we’re faced with a serious talent gap and, with the improving economy, greater difficulty in recruiting highly skilled employees to fill those positions. There is a difference between coaching and mentoring.

Looking the Future in the Face

CLO Magazine

Susan Weiss, a director at The Boeing Co. Ridner agreed, saying that the best leaders, “motivate their teams to do the best work possible and achieve the best outcomes.”. They’re more likely to do this, he said, not only because they were brought up in a culture where failure was more acceptable, but because it allows them to tap into that creativity, collaboration and flexibility to problem-solve. Bridging the Gaps. The face of leadership is starting to shift.

How to Prepare Your Mentoring Program to Scale

Everwise

Over 83% of employees say they’d benefit from a mentoring program, yet just 30% of them have participated in one. These programs can be highly effective and have a multiplicative effect across an organization, yet often they flounder after an initial period. The fact is, many programs are run by HR departments who are interested in scaling them, yet lack the resources, support, technology, or people to do so.

A Medical Device Maker Turns Budget Cuts into Better Sales Training Using Allego

Allego

By adopting Allego , they were able to dramatically improve the company’s sales enablement program with fewer resources—to achieve the fabled goal of “doing more with less.”. We used to be able to fly in our sales reps and have meetings three times a year,” said a sales training director for the company, which specializes in blood glucose monitoring. You know how hard it is to reach and teach full-time representatives, but imagine a rep who’s working 20 hours a week.

How Minutes A Day Can Reinvigorate Your Workforce

Axonify

We know you’ve seen it. And all they can think about is their growing to-do list that is only getting longer by the minute. Today’s forward-thinking leaders know corporate learning is poised for disruption, and they’re not afraid to break the rules. And, in literally minutes a day, they’re seeing employees increase their knowledge and feel reinvigorated as they tackle their to-do lists. The following post was featured in eLearning Industry on April 14th, 2015.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2020

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 11AM – 12PM PT: How Training Managers Can Use Self-Development to Improve Their Programs (Free for ATD members) As a training program manager, you spend so much time and energy developing others that focusing on your self-development may feel less important, but it’s not.

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Case study: Training nurses in a pandemic

CLO Magazine

One Friday in March we were discussing our next face-to-face orientation program, and by Sunday, it was a tsunami.”. The team also manned a 24/7 coaching hotline for staff to call if they ran into problems while treating patients. When COVID-19 hit the United States.,

How Northgate González Market saved half a million dollars with a new approach to training

Axonify

If you work in retail , I know I’m speaking your language. But, like many companies, its current training program simply wasn’t cutting it. When you have a training program that requires sending employees to events at a certain time and place—it limits you greatly in terms of time and resources. Take Northgate’s training program for example. Orona knew the current training program wasn’t cutting it, and the need for a different approach was obvious.

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Free L&D webinars for February 2020

Limestone Learning

Such a short month and so much to do! Both Lambda’s Director of Learning Solutions, Ben Young, and VP of Products, Stewart Rogers, will provide a practical overview of using and tracking feedback in Moodle and Totara Learn. “ American Football ” by Keith Johnston is licensed by Pixabay.

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Retention and Promotion Through Learning and Development

Digitec Interactive

You don’t need to worry about educating candidates on company standards or culture, because they already know them. Additionally, if you’ve been actively tracking your learners’ accomplishments and competencies you’ll already know what they can do. So, what’s he going to do?

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Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 12PM – 1PM PT: Successful Implementation of Virtual Management Training How do you ensure installation of learning for your front-line leaders and management team? People are aware of it and know they need to do something about it, but they don’t.

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Matching Military Veterans With Business Veterans

CLO Magazine

“When I heard about this particular program, there was only one answer. Central/West at Oracle, about a new mentorship program for veterans. Dutter serves as a mentor in the program, established through a partnership between Military Veteran Partners and B2B sales training company Empire Selling. The program matches experienced business leaders with military veterans and entrepreneurs committed to veteran hiring. We) help them do a couple of things,” Swift said.

Free L&D webinars for April 2020

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 10AM – 11AM PT: Key Components of Building a Successful Internal Coaching Program (Free for ATD members) Building coaching programs and coaching cultures within organizations is an increasing trend. The effect that coaching has on employee engagement, job satisfaction, productivity and retention is profound. Identify, assess and close skill gaps. Forecasting ROI provides an indicator of the potential success of a program.

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Will You Be Ready for Employee Training in the Next Century?

Pract.us

But people have been predicting the rise of the homicidal robot for decades, and I think in the next century, we’ll continue to see machines do terrific work but humans will be needed to create, improve, support, and manage them. So if all these predictions come true, what will happen to professional development as we know it today? Even outside universities and training centers, we’ll have access to sophisticated instructive programs and simulations.

5 Best Practices for Using Competitive Intelligence in Sales Enablement

Sales Hacker

According to CSO Insights’ Research Director, Tamara Schenk , “The second most debilitating hurdle to sales success is ineffective sales process/methodology.”. Most sales reps don’t know why they’ve won or lost a deal. Having a thorough understanding of what worked and what went wrong can help you identify gaps and opportunities for success. If the product marketers update the battle cards with no context, most salespeople would do one of three things.

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15 performance questions L&D should ask (before running)

Learning Wire

The Learning Needs Analysis has always been THE approach to aggregating common development needs and delivering a standard program. L&D professionals must recognize that a learning performance analysis is an essential part of effective learning programs and therefore must be able to understand and perform this analysis. Business leaders want learning programs to target relevant and measurable business results.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #12 Training for Millennials

Your Training Edge

What do Millennials want? As the Allen Communications website puts it: “As learning professionals, we know we have to keep up with our audiences or be left behind. According to Allen Communications, what Millennials want from a training program is “bite-sized learning, immediate feedback, and big-picture relevancy.” They suggest these four approaches for delivering training to this market: Tell them upfront what is expected and what they need to know.

Microlearning Case Study: Healthcare (Call Centers and Claims Centers)

Count5

q ‘s built in assessment engine diagnoses each CSR’s learning gaps, then prescribes reinforcement and repetition to quickly close the gaps. q measures learning gaps, so instructors know exactly what information needs further explanation.

Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

Join gomo’s Managing Director, Mike Alcock, to discover: The many advantages of creating and distributing eLearning in the cloud. Arguably, these resources can teach us the skills we need to improve the way we operate and the way companies do business. What Do You Do Now?

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

Sahana Chattopadhyay Senior Consultant at Zensar Technologies What does a Learning Consultant do? I am interested in finding out if there are any defined set of tasks that a learning consultant would do to enable organizational learning. But there would still be some baseline tasks that a consultant would do in this respect. Sushant Singh Even i am interested to know about the same, can anybody help please. Never build a training program that dont have a ROI.

Creating Conscious Capital

CLO Magazine

That means drivers who meet the criteria of driving a certain number of hours per month and receive top passenger ratings can complete a full undergraduate degree through ASU Online or take part in non-degree courses through ASU’s Continuing and Professional Education program. This initiative didn’t begin as an education program, said Ali Wiezbowski, Uber’s head of driver engagement. The program launched in eight cities, but they expect to roll it out nationwide this spring.

5 Ways to Boost Sales Training Effectiveness

Training Industry

If you do the math, that’s somewhere north of 4.25 Because there’s a difference between learning and doing. Engaging participants in carefully designed, relevant and thought-provoking pre-work ensures they start to reflect on their own performance, thereby highlighting gaps and potential opportunities for improvement. The most effective training programs I’ve seen consistently link directly and clearly to strategic objectives.

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Free L&D webinars for December 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, December 3, 2018, 10AM –1AM PT: Taking charge of your professional development (Free to ATD members) As a learning professional, do you spend so much time developing others that you don't make time to develop yourself? Doing so, however, is often easier said than done.

Free L&D webinars for November 2019

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Address the Skills Gap Challenge with Micro-Credentialing Micro-credentialing is a great way to track upskilling and certification for learners within organizations. Join Jeff Salin, senior instructional designer in the Learning and Creative Services department at D2L, to learn how other organizations are leveraging open badges to address the skills gap challenge. There's a proven way to help you build your coaching habit.

Rebooting your Training for 2016

Your Training Edge

If you want to determine the worth of what you are getting, do analyze the provider’s methodology. In a nut shell, more learning and training options, personal attention, development of new training systems and providing customized organizational training programs, are going to reboot our training this year. You know why I discussed my case here? Bryant Nielson – Managing Director of CapitalWave Inc.–

Free L&D webinars for August 2019

Limestone Learning

However, the features alone do not engage the participants. It's what you choose to do with those features that’ll make the difference in your next virtual training, webinar, or meeting. During this session, you’ll learn what you can do to be successful in the virtual environment and avoid having everyone ask for a recording or a copy of the slides five minutes into your next virtual event. How to utilize a microlearning program as a piece of a larger strategic plan.

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Learning on the Fly

CLO Magazine

It uses intelligent educational technology to predict what the learners know, and what they need to learn next.”. While adaptive learning has its roots in academia, the applications for corporate learning are immense, said Zach Posner, managing director of the learning science platforms for McGraw-Hill Education in New York. He sees adaptive learning as a proxy for one-to-one coaching. “It The program initially hit a few small bumps.

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Unconnected employees hurt your business when they fail to see the big picture, don’t know how to uncork bureaucratic bottlenecks, and don’t contribute to enterprise-wide results. Experienced facilitators know that even the most beautifully designed, carefully planned sessions can go off the rails. Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: How to Coach After the Engagement Study Organizations continue to use engagement studies to measure workplace cultures.

An Expert’s View On The Transformation of Employee Training

WalkMe Training Station

Brandon is a Director of Learning at The Home Depot, the world’s #1 home improvement retailer. Jason Silver: Where do you think the field of employee training is headed? Which innovative trends do you recognize nowadays? Every employee must be able to relate their tasks to the overall business goals, know how to create and foster an environment of trust, and know what their overall contribution means to the bottom line. “This is my web home.

Untapped Potential

General Assembly

How GA’s new income-share agreement program is removing barriers to education and career change. 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.

Ep10: Socializing your learning design to support global audiences

Elucidat

In this week’s episode, I’m joined by Tracy Tibedo , Director of Commercial Training at multinational biotech company Thermo Fisher Scientific. Having spent almost 30 years in sales and marketing, he knows what makes a great salesperson. Tracy and his team support over 2,000 specialist sales staff in locations all over the world, with sales training programs to drive performance improvements. Can you tell me a bit more about your role there and what you do?

Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

Many leaders are simply too busy to focus on their development or don’t know where to start. Monday, March 4, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT : Engaging E-Learning (Core 4 Webcast) (Free for ATD members) We all know that engaging e-learning requires very specific design and planning to maximize the engagement between the attendee and content. Do you know how well you’re doing? But how do you scale role play?

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Mentoring can elevate women in tech (webinar recap)

Everwise

One of the major questions the tech industry must answer is: Why do female technologists drop out of the field and not return? Research shows that employee retention is 25 percent higher at companies where employees participate in company-sponsored mentoring programs.

Learning at Large Ep3: Digital first learning strategies, at scale

Elucidat

Sam has led large scale digital learning programs at Barclays, Tesco, and Hitatchi Rail, reaching audiences of up to half a million people. I started off working as part of a team, building some of the first online executive education programs, and then fell out of the industry and then came back into the industry having worked for companies like Barclaycard, working with Tesco, most recently working with Hitachi Rail. I can have a brilliant coaching conversation.”.