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.

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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Measurement Matters: 3 Data Analytics Lessons to Remember

Talented Learning

But these days, it’s hard for any of us to avoid analytics , no matter what we do for a living. Here are three of the most memorable examples: Lesson 1: Find Your “North Star” Metric. If you know what sets you apart, you can quantify it. And how do you respond?

Training Lessons from Seinfeld: Lesson #2 – Don’t Overwhelm Your Trainees

Mindflash

Watch and see if you’re reminded of anyone you work with… One of the biggest challenges I hear about working with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) is getting them to focus on “need-to-know” training content. Training Lesson: Don’t overwhelm your trainees!

The 4 Keys to Credibility

CLO Magazine

Angie Morgan is co-author of “Spark: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success” and co-founder of Lead Star, a leadership consulting firm. Narrow Your Say-Do Gap. To be credible, we have to manage our “say-do gap,” the space between our words and actions.

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.

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

LifterLMS

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.

Managers: How To Know When You Need to Add Training

Mindflash

A high-stress work environment where (because everyone is always new) no one knows what they’re doing and customers receive poor service. Recognize what training CAN’T do. Prioritize the To-Do list. How do you determine if training is needed?

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). The program delivers lessons to 50,000+ executives in 150+ companies worldwide. . How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right?

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

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Do you see a pattern in the above table? What can we do for them? Reading Time: 10 minutes.

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

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Do you see a pattern in the above table? What can we do for them? Reading Time: 10 minutes.

What’s the CEO want to see

Clark Quinn

To start with, we need specific responses for the things an organization knows they need to do (until that can be automated? Orgs must do what matters, and address any gaps. Should our glorious leader care about us doing what we’re supposed to? Instead, this individual is concerned with gaps that have emerged and that they’re fixed. You know, “we’ve been able to decrease those troubling call handling times back down to x.5

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?

Design2Train

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.

Gyrus Systems Earns Award For “Best Compliance LMS” By Talented Learning

Gyrus

Talented Learning is a news, research and consulting organization dedicated to the advancement of all aspects of extended enterprise learning technology solutions. It seems that not everyone is hip to the idea that there is indeed…… Public Safety Training – How well Do You Train For Emergencies? As we all know, natural disasters, terrorism threats and other public emergencies cannot be predicted.

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.”.

5 More Great Books for Your Learning & Development Bookshelf

Mike Taylor

Of course, everyone’s list will be slightly different based on things like the type of work you do, your experience level, interests and other factors. Performance Consulting: A Strategic Process to Improve, Measure, and Sustain Organizational Results.

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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!

Valuable Insights from ATD’s TechKnowledge 2018 Conference

ReadyTech

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.

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

Coorpacademy

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

How did you do that? JEN: That’s where our consultant Carla Downing came in. The instructional designer in me is doing backflips… JEN: Yes! Then we identified gaps. But our reputation is on the line, so won’t do it unless it’s right.

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Free learning & development webinars for June 2020

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 11AM – 12PM PT: Training Disrupted: Lessons Learned on The Frontline (Free for ATD members) 80% of the global workforce is frontline employees. Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 10:30AM – 11:30AM PT: Virtual Facilitation - What to Do and How?

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The role of L&D in achieving transversal business acumen

Matrix

Making big decisions fast and knowing when something is a major game changer and when it is just a fad is crucial to the present day leader. It may sound like something freshly made up by business coaches and consultants but it is actually a very old concept.

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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.,

How to mitigate the risk of switching your LMS provider

Learning Pool

Treat these factors as valuable lessons and use them to focus both on what didn’t work and where the gaps lie. Do they work with similar organisations on similar projects? Make sure you know what support is in place and what extra support lines are available in times of crisis.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

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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How to Maximize Your Sales Training ROI

Training Industry

Maybe a couple of lessons stuck, but for the most part it’s slowly back to business as usual – the manuals, books and templates stuffed into a cabinet only to see daylight during a cubical move. Assess your salespeople to identify their skill gaps and learning styles. The best means for assessing needs is through: Management observation Self-evaluation Basic sales skill evaluation (do they know the process?)

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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.

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? What do they need?

How Microlearning Benefits Your Online Employee Training

KnowledgeAnywhere

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.

5 Ways to Create a Continuous Learning Culture

Edume

Once you’re up to speed on why you should invest in it, your next question is likely “what can I do to actually bring continuous learning from theory into practice, and become a company with a consistently high performing, engaged workforce?” You do this by.

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. Consultancy fees. Give these experts an incentive for sharing what they know.

WordPress Learning Management System Website Accessibility with Susan Wheeler-Hall

LifterLMS

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.

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. Critical thinking may also be the key to closing the wisdom gap in business today.

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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