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How To Close Your Workforce Skills Gaps with Reskilling


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.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. Sahana Chattopadhyay Senior Consultant at Zensar Technologies What does a Learning Consultant do? What are some of the primary and secondary functions that a business expects from a learning consultant? I am interested in finding out if there are any defined set of tasks that a learning consultant would do to enable organizational learning.

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Eric Ries on 5 Lessons Companies Can Learn From Startups

General Assembly

In his latest book, The Startup Way , Ries has bridged the gap of these learnings from the startup realm into the larger world of big business, helping large companies innovate, acquire and retain talent, and increase revenue.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning


Simply creating a game. An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). They represent the moment-to-moment activity of players, and core mechanics are deployed to create specific patterns of repeated behavior.

Learning From the World’s Biggest Brands, How to Consult, and Scaling Up a Niche Course Subscription Platform with Gary Fox of WP Slide Sync


Learning from the world’s biggest brands, how to consult, and scaling up a niche course subscription platform with Gary Fox of WP Slide Sync in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. You get people doing voiceover for ads. Being able to actually do that and help.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning


Simply creating a game. An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). They represent the moment-to-moment activity of players, and core mechanics are deployed to create specific patterns of repeated behavior.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?


And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. Because all software at the end of the day are created for people. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Do you see a pattern in the above table?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Currently Working On.

Learning Visions

Plenty to do, but not in a frantic way. Many lessons learned. More just-in-time performance support tools; "hey, how do I do that?" " Most Awesome Project Ever This project kicks ass, if I do say so myself. I think good IDs should know the theories.

How Important is the Design Phase?


If you do not complete the Design Phase the right way, you will end up with cost-overruns of re-work, redefining the project scope, and lots of stress. . How do you know if you have completed the Design Phase properly? We call this separation, Need to Know and Good to Know.

How upskilling turned everyday employees into ardent advocates for change

CLO Magazine

PwC may be best known as a tax and auditing services firm, but its consultants are expected to be knowledgeable about all financial and business trends. A key element of the program is that it isn’t just for consultants. We just encourage them to do it and hope they are inspired.”.

From ‘have to learn’ to ‘want to learn’ at PwC France


That’s true for everyone in the company, not just its front line business and technology consultants. So rather than create a one-size-fits-all L&D programme we launched a Digital Fitness application, specifically designed to identify gaps in people’s knowledge which they could address at their own pace, via a menu of different resources.

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Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

Join me as I talk with DE Executive Director, Candee Chambers and VP of Membership Engagement, Jen Bernhardt about how they’ve created a modern learning portal that will grow with their organization’s needs. How did you do that? Then we identified gaps.

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Valuable Insights from ATD’s TechKnowledge 2018 Conference


And to get this behavior change, organizations must spend 15% of time “telling” the employee, 25% “giving” them the knowledge and skills to do it, and 60% of the time “incentivizing” the behavior change. The goal was to think, create, and connect.

Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, July 9, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT: Choosing an LMS: Five Must-Know Considerations (Free for ATD members) When looking for a new Learning Management System, there are a multitude of questions that must be asked, starting with: What functionality is critical to reach our L&D goals?

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Think Like a Start-Up, Act Like a Product Manager

CLO Magazine

They are not programmers themselves, nor do they build or operate the product. Above all, L&D must stop creating learning content and instead start directing employees (subject matter experts) to do so. Resistance to Change: Do SMEs Have What It Takes?

Aligning eLearning Levels of Interactivity with Articulate 360

B Online Learning

So how much interactivity do you require for your content? What do they need to be able to ‘do’ as an outcome of this module? If you haven’t asked those questions yet, go and do it now. You can do that with Preso!

Digitization, individualization and self-determined learning belong together

Adobe Captivate

Digitization is a completely different way of teaching and learning, because when individualization and self-determined learning do not belong together, you don’t use 90% of the benefits of digital technology. They create, dialogues, texts, audios, videos, texts with gaps, etc.,

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). How successful do you think you have been in transforming your clients’ workplaces (including your present organization) to learning organizations?

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Free L&D webinars for December 2017

Limestone Learning

If you still have work to do, and you need a little inspiration, look no further than this month’s list of free webinars. Instead of creating courses, successful talent development teams will create learning hubs populated with blended learning campaigns. But what will you do?

How Microlearning Benefits Your Online Employee Training


This is something that many people do today even if they’ve never heard of microlearning. When people watch TED Talks or instructional YouTube videos, or consult Google to find out how to do something they’re applying this principle.

Summer Micro-Learning Series: Just-In-Time Personalized Learning

Clarity Consultants

Here are 5 things you can do to bring this speedy training method into use at your company this summer. 1) Know the Learning Journey. Once you know what the learning objectives of your team members are, align the resources and training activities closely with those objectives.

WordPress Learning Management System Website Accessibility with Susan Wheeler-Hall


She had always lived writing, public speaking, disability advocacy, and teaching about how to sell a service to the disabled population, so naturally she extended out into offering services to help companies do that. How you doing, Susan? So they asked me to do some training webinars.

The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture

Growth Engineering

The fear induced by the recent spike has in fact had a positive side-effect – it has highlighted the problem of letting experts create a monopoly of knowledge and the dramatic effects that the loss of these deep smarts can have. Consultancy fees.

Curated Insights: The Human Side of Extracting Business Value from Information

CLO Magazine

But how do you meet that challenge? Consultancies and think tanks have made it clear: To compete today, companies must rely on critical-thinking experts sharing insights. Creating high-quality insights requires critical thinking. Content curation is not a new phenomenon.

How to Grow Your Email List with an Email Challenge and SEO Course Case Study with Brendan Hufford


After finding that he loved answering people’s SEO questions in Slack, Brendan ended up creating an online course where he put together everything he could to help people get off the ground with their SEO and start ranking well on search engines. Why can I do this?”

How to Develop In-Demand Leaders

CLO Magazine

But how do good leaders become great? An excellent way to start is by creating meaningful goals focused on one or two areas for growth. Then, the leader should identify performance gaps with ways to address them. Such leaders determine the needs and interests of their employees by asking them questions: “What do you need in your job to make it work better?” What separates great leaders from good ones?

Not All Roads Lead To An MBA

CLO Magazine

For global finance and consulting firms where executives are relied upon to guide clients through complex business decisions, pursuing an MBA is still an attractive path, said Bill Pelster, principal with Deloitte Consulting in Seattle. MBAs do incredibly well at Deloitte,” he said.

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Master Class Series: Creating the Best User Experience Using Totara Basis Creating rich experiences for your users starts with first impressions. Create an effective Dashboard to guide your users to the right places in your LMS.

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

L&D can’t prove ROI using the same methods other parts of the business do. Show you how to leverage Kirkpatrick’s model of assessment and create a targeted strategy around level three and four assessments. She will also cover the best practices for creating.

Keynote Resources from #LUC2017

Kapp Notes

Mission Possible: Creating Learner Engagement from Karl Kapp. Here is the complete list of the information related to creating learner engagement. The learner is now challenged with figuring out what to do. Make the learner do something. Do a hands-on activity.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


We know you help organizations expand the skills of their instructional designers with your action mapping model. The most common change I’ve noticed is the question “What do you need people to DO?” Learnnovators: It is exciting to see a growing realization that people learn primarily through ‘doing’ rather than ‘knowing’. How do you think existing learning models need to evolve to support these workplace learning preferences?

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I’ve had quite a bit of experience with this and actually one of my very first projects was creating a pretty incredible eLearning solutions for Lexus sales people. What’s an instructional designer doing attending sales training? Yes, I know haven’t posted anything interesting last few days. Yes, I was in sales for many years and know what to expect. Tom Kuhler and his “Rapid e-learning&# blog once again bats 1000 by sharing tips for creating e-learning scenarios.

Podcast 14: Managing Nonprofit Member Education at The Land Trust Alliance

Talented Learning

The Land Trust Alliance offers valuable lessons for associations – not just because of its lofty mission, but because of the way it engages and educates individuals through member organizations. But I didn’t know about land trusts until I met you four years ago, Mary.

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Free learning & development webinars for August 2017

Limestone Learning

Did you know that knowing if the learner is right- or left-handed can impact on the user experience? Build a plan to bridge your talent gap and retain your best employees. In this webcast, you’ll learn how to bring a fresh approach to your consultative selling training programs.

47 books sales teams should have on their shelves


How do you meet this challenge head-on? How do you instill a process that works? There is much to learn in the world that Livesay has created. The Big Book of Words That Sell: 1200 Words and Phrases That Every Salesperson and Marketer Should Know and Use , by Robert W.

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How to Choose the Right Course to Build or Membership Site Topic to Focus on with Ryan Levesque


Ryan shares the process he and his wife went through to create their first course, and which aspects of the five hats of course creation they hired out. Let’s do it. Let’s do it. And when I start doing the research it just kept bubbling up as a thing to pursue.

Disruptive Technologies and the Future of Learning & Development

Convergence Training

As you know, there are many new technologies available now or coming soon that may influence learning and development in different ways. Stella is the owner of a learning consulting firm called Paradox Learning. I know, there’s a little bit of confusion there.