Sales Enablement Gaps White Paper

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Click Here to Download this q.MINDshare White Paper. An apt description, it assumes the right seller understands all the available content assets so they know how to best use them at the right time. sales force was back to their old way of doing things. White Papers sale

How To Close Your Workforce Skills Gaps with Reskilling

Avilar

More companies are looking at upskilling and reskilling the workers they have to address essential skills gaps. RELATED ARTICLE: Is the Skills Gap a Myth? Upskilling generally describes skill improvement – doing what you do now, only better.

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Do You Need to Update Your Training Program?

Avilar

Or to know when it’s time to update your computers. But how do you know when it’s time to update your training program? Today, many companies have a distributed workforce and advanced technology, so more training is delivered via eLearning. RELATED BLOGS AND WHITE PAPERS.

Mind the Gaps

Vitalyst

Throughout August, we are turning our focus toward workplace technology adoption—why it’s important, how it’s achieved, and how companies and employees can benefit from it. Although every step is important, identifying the gaps is perhaps the most critical to success.

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’s working for companies?

What is Competency Management and Why Do You Need It?

Avilar

After years of seeing business transformation sparked by improved, intentional management of employees’ skills and talent, we can be (too) quick to jump right into conversations about how to do competency management and what to do next. RELATED BLOGS AND WHITE PAPERS.

The Hidden Benefits of Keeping an Updated Skills Inventory

Avilar

Companies across industries are scrambling to find people with skills and disciplines that barely existed a few years ago. Do you know what skills your people have today? Here’s how (and why) to do it. Identify the skills gaps that can be filled by new employees.

How to Combat “Accidental” Leadership With Data

Avilar

When you meet a great leader, you know it. You feel motivated to do your best. You just know this one isn’t it. George Harrison famously sang , “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road’ll take you there.” What markets will the company serve?

5 Tips for Doing a Reduction in Force (RIF) the Right Way

Avilar

Low unemployment rates and a scramble to close the skills gap are top-of-mind trends among HR professionals and business leaders. And…as we approach the end of the calendar year, which for many companies is the end of their fiscal year, there are likely more RIFs to come.

How to Get Your Workforce on Board for Competency Management

Avilar

You already know that to set up your competency management program for success, you need your senior executive team to provide support and resources to get started. Catch (and Celebrate) Employees Doing Competencies Right. RELATED BLOGS AND WHITE PAPERS.

How to Cultivate Top Tech Talent: What Every Exec Needs to Know

General Assembly

By Anand Chopra-McGowan Our recommendation is simple: Companies need to invest in learning. 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.

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. How to Identify and Close Soft Skills Gaps? Soft skills skills Skills Gap social skills technical skills

How To Foster User Adoption In Your New Learning Management System?

Gyrus

This will establish the groundwork to let them know how the process is going and what requirements may be tough to find specific compliance. Know the System Benefits. Know the gained functionalities and options which you will be offering like the back of your hand. By knowing the cool features you are getting (especially the ones that exceed the original scope of requirements), you can act as an internal sales figure for increased product adoption.

Why Now is the Right Time to Build a Powerful Workforce

Avilar

When it comes to building tomorrow’s federal workforce, government leaders agree that technology is outdated, retiring personnel are leaving knowledge gaps in their wake, and employees need to be rewarded based on performance (not longevity). We know it works.

Putting the Future of Work in a Global Context

General Assembly

And the gap between the skills workers have and the skills companies need is growing wider as workers struggle to keep pace with emerging technologies in fast-growing industries. We know technology is transforming the global workforce.

The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture

Growth Engineering

This could be attributed to the sense of insecurity created by the 2008 financial crisis, but Tom Turner, president of , thinks it has more to do with a shift in management culture. As many as 42% of companies have reported rehiring retired experts as consultants according to a 2013 survey.

How to Unlock the Expertise Economy with Upskilling

Avilar

Sixty-four percent of CEOs feel they must upskill or reskill 25 percent of their workforce over the next five years for their companies to stay relevant. McKinsey & Company, Skill Shift: Automation and the Future of the Workforce , May 2018. RELATED BLOGS Is the Skills Gap a Myth?

Post-Training Musts to Maximize Learning Retention

WalkMe Training Station

A common scenario familiar to training managers is that of a new employee completing four days of training on the company’s CRM software. The more we do something, the more likely we are to remember how to do it in the future.

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How to Develop Leadership Competencies in Your Millennials

Avilar

What leadership competencies do Millennial managers need to develop to effectively lead our next-generation workforces? It’s no surprise, then, that Millennials tend to believe in themselves (rather than employers) to find new, better ways of doing things.

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Why Competency Projects Fail (And How to Avoid It)

Avilar

When used as a framework to focus individual, team, and company skills on what matters most, a well-honed competency program will make an organization stand out. Why do competency projects fail? And what can you do about it?

Inclusion and the New Workplace: A Conversation with Author Jennifer Brown

Chronus 

Informed by more than a decade consulting to Fortune 500 companies, she creates a compelling case for leadership to embrace the opportunity that diversity represents along with empowering advocates at all levels to find their voice, and be a driving force in creating more enlightened organizations.

Part 3/3: Facilitating learning experiences with AI

Everwise

We sat down with Erik Duindam, Head of Engineering for Everwise, who recently published a white paper on AI’s potential for L&D. Companies are becoming more collaborative and team-oriented, and employees more adaptable and cross-functional.

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How to Up Your Competency Management Game for 2019

Avilar

You may already be using competencies to understand your employees’ weaknesses and develop learning plans to close essential skills gaps. But solving strategic business goals through competency management is a complex endeavor and it’s really tough to do that well without technology.

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Preview of the Learning Solutions and the Learning Performance Ecosystem conferences

Challenge to Learn

This is hopefully helpful if you are attending, but if you do not go to Orlando there are many ways to tap into the rich conference resources. Tom Wujec will open the conference with a keynote about innovation in Fortune 100 companies. I do not know any of them. But Learning Solutions has a great track record for great keynotes, so I do hope that they will surprise and inspire me. Bridging the gender gap.

Are You Prepared for the Measles Outbreak to Hit Your Workforce?

Avilar

Did you know that competency management can help you and your team weather the storm? And…how do those risk factors map to your employees? Now is the time to review and update your company policies. Do your travel policies limit travel to higher-risk geographies in the U.S.

Why You Need to Up Your Succession Planning Game for Millennials

Avilar

Last summer, car company Audi launched its Summer of Audi: Promote Yourself commercial where a top-performing employee is recognized for her contributions, then promptly packs her boxes and leaves the company to start one of her own. They just want and do things differently.

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4 reasons why ‘experience’ is the focus in learning now

Learning Pool

There’s been a shift in learning technology over the last two decades – from systems that help companies run their training more efficiently, to technology that puts the emphasis on the individual learner. In the Learning Pool white paper, Powering the Modern Learner Experience: Next-Generation Learning Tools Come of Age, these changes are grouped into four main areas: Work. Between 1983 and 2013, more than 90% of non-financial S&P companies dropped out of the index.

Are You Failing Millennials with Your Performance Management?

Avilar

Many employers have made some progress in embracing technology, offering flexible work schedules and giving back to the community to make their company attractive to Millennial talent. Here are four ways companies are failing Millennial workers with their performance management programs.

Part 3/3: Facilitating learning experiences with AI

Everwise

We sat down with Erik Duindam, Head of Engineering for Everwise, who recently published a white paper on AI’s potential for L&D. Companies are becoming more collaborative and team-oriented, and employees more adaptable and cross-functional. A McKinsey Global Institute report found that there will be significant changes in what workers need to know in the coming decade as a result of AI.

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Is Your Team Ready for International Expansion?

OpenSesame

As HR leaders of an expanding global organization, you need to know, especially because discerning how knowledgeable your staff is about other cultures, customs and communication norms is vital to a successful entrance into a new region. Gathering data from your corporate learning programs will help you better understand your workforce and determine how to best prepare them to do business in new markets. Do an Initial Assessment.

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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

People learn their jobs by doing their jobs. We learn on the job to do the job. As standalone companies realize that they’re really extended enterprises, co-learning with customers and stakeholders becomes important as everyone faces the future together.

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A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

We discussed the evolution of the mLevel game-based learning platform and how it has helped a number of companies increase the effectiveness of learning in their organizations. Austin: mLevel (short for “mastery level”) is both the name of our learning platform and our company.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (5)

Jay Cross

Without them, the company could find itself with nobody on the bench to take on future challenges. You, the learning and development leader, must commit to helping managers get the know-how they need to take on a new, time-consuming — but ultimately fulfilling — responsibility.

Whos the Boss Women Business and Leadership

Training Industry

Those stats were cited in a recent white paper from the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, which earlier this year studied the issue of women in business. Only 11% believe their organizations are extremely effective in recruiting women executives, and 14% think their companies aren’t at all effective that way. Another 57% believe their companies are at least moderately effective at retaining women executives. Where do we go from here?

5 Uses where Blended Learning Works Best and Why!

Enyota Learning

With digital disruption looming large, it has never been more critical for organizations to close skill gaps in new business models, revolutionary ways of working, and in emerging technologies. Since hiring employees with the right skill set is not always possible, it is vital for companies to train their existing employees and help them develop the necessary skill-sets. But the question is, how do companies help employees gain more knowledge in an efficient and convenient way?