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How to Avoid and Mitigate Skills Gaps

KnowledgeAnywhere

matter what industry you’re in, you’re bound to face the challenge of a skills gap at some point. A skills gap is when a gap exists between the skills of a team member and the skills required for their position. So how do you, as an organization, mitigate this?

Bridge the eLearning Gap with Effective Feedback

360 Training

Envision yourself taking highly effective professional development training which contributes profoundly to your career. Here are a few tips to help you fill in learning gaps and maximize learning transfer by writing effective feedback for your elearning courses. Keep in mind that assessments can be effective tools to support learning, not just measure it. This can leave gaps in their knowledge that may negatively impact their performance on the final exam.

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Do Your Learners Speak Your Language?

Association eLearning

You and your SMEs might know what ROI stands for or what “drilling down” is, but learners aren’t necessarily going to know. This knowledge gap is usually addressed with one, or both, of the following: The terms are defined one-by-one as they appear in the course. Glossaries can be used during or after a course and usually help with performance support in the moment of need. Want to continue the conversation? Ready to find out what Digitec can do for you?

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. Now here are the highlights from our conversation. First, the platform: mLevel’s purpose is to measurably increase the engagement, effectiveness and retention of our client’s workforce learning programs, while reducing the time to create and deploy those programs – often by as much as 80%.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

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Do You Know How to Create an Actionable Learning Strategy?

CLO Magazine

For another, when they do review and/or develop learning strategies, those strategies don’t always mesh well with business priorities. Failure to relate effectively with stakeholders: Learning leaders communicate using learning-centric terminology such as learning objectives, instructional modalities and course completions, instead of business terms. Further, CLOs need to know how learning drives business-centric concerns like revenue and market penetration.

This Time, It’s Personal: Effective Upskilling Focuses on the Individual

Degreed

Every executive knows that skills can make or break their business. CEOs struggling with the skills gap are worried about missed market opportunities, rising talent costs, stunted growth, and a lack of innovation. Many people don’t know the difference between competencies and skills.

How to Overcome Government Performance Management Challenges

Avilar

On paper, it looks like the federal government has the right formula for performance management – an ongoing cycle of planning, monitoring, developing, rating and rewarding employee performance. Yet the country’s largest employer is beset with an older workforce that’s looking to retire and leave a wake of skills gaps behind. However, improving employee performance is a big initiative. The first phase of OPM’s performance management cycle is Planning.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

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. Now here are the highlights from our conversation. First, the platform: mLevel’s purpose is to measurably increase the engagement, effectiveness and retention of our client’s workforce learning programs, while reducing the time to create and deploy those programs – often by as much as 80%.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What are they doing that’s different?

JULIE DIRKSEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

When we no longer do so much procedural training, we need to have other skills to keep us relevant and useful, and I believe that an understanding of behavioral design is a crucial part of that. Often the answer is that it should be as close to the point of performance as possible.

Top 5 Benefits of eBook Authoring Tools Every Publisher Must Know!

Kitaboo

eBook authoring tools have made it possible to bridge the gap between creating content and creating an interactive, engaging, and visually appealing content. Why do you need an authoring tool? eBook authoring tools can effectively and efficiently help you deliver just that!

Next Generation L&D: From ‘Learning’ To ‘Performance’

looop

Many conversations they’re exposed to at board-level seek to address actual performance and organisational capability to meet current and future needs. I know this from my years at Disney – and I knew then that training programmes and e-learning were not a reliable means for real performance improvement. The point of L&D is to affect performance, from Day One with induction, to technical and core skills, transitions and change. I know this.

How to Measure the Effectiveness of Soft Skills

KnowledgeCity

The opposite of soft skills are technical skills, for example, knowing the ins and outs of Microsoft Office or coding. However, recent conversations about work-related skill sets are starting to acknowledge that soft skills are just as important as hard skills — and can be transferable between jobs. Workstyle: Do they show a natural predisposition for an organized and efficient work style? Do they naturally influence others? What skills do you notice them using most?

Bridging the Gap: Addressing Barriers to Women in Leadership

Everwise

Borges noted that women statistically receive more vague feedback (if they get any feedback at all), and this makes it hard to know what to continue, what to change, and how to change it. EverwiseWomen has found the most effective approach is to come at the issue from two directions. When there are no female leaders in an organization, this sends a message to women that they do not fit as a leader in that enterprise. How can a company develop an effective D&I strategy?

Convert Training to Online

Experiencing eLearning

Just taking your existing PowerPoint slides and putting them online won’t be very effective. The conversion process is more about transforming the content and activities to provide a better experience and improve skills. Ask, “Do employees know how to do the task?” Use training to address skill gaps, not for other problems. The Performance Analysis Quadrant is one way to determine what kind of problem it is.

5 Tips for More Effective Sales Coaching

Zunos

With performance based compensation being one of the top motivators for salespeople, it is important to make sure that your sales team is knowledgeable and effective enough to meet their targeted quotas. Here are a few questions to consider that will help you get started: Do they know who your target customers are and their common pain points? Do they have a solid understanding of the products and services you offer?

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. But recent conversations with leaders who are new to competency management remind us that it can be helpful to take a step back. How do you get the most from your competency initiative?

Teacher Appreciation Week – A Conversation with Chris Badgett on the World of Online and Offline Education Honoring Teachers

LifterLMS

In this week’s LMScast Ali Mathis of the LifterLMS team discusses teacher appreciation week – a conversation with Chris Badgett on the world of online and offline education honoring teachers. In this episode Ali and Chris have a conversation about teachers and how important they are. With Chris’s experience with survival in the outdoors, he can relate to the immediate feedback you get when you do something incorrectly that can literally cost you your life.

K-12 Education Made More Effective Through Robotics And AI

Hurix Digital

AI or Artificial intelligence – the ability of a computer program to do human tasks such as thinking and learning – is transforming the concept of both K-12 learning and higher education alike. Need to know more about our Products & Services ?

How to Build and Execute an Effective Coaching Program

KnowledgeAnywhere

With all of the training and development tools out there, it is easy to forget that one of the most effective tools we have is the ability to coach. There is also a positive effect on current employees, helping to show investment in their continued professional development. This article will outline: How coaching increases the effectiveness of online training. How to build an effective coaching program. How Coaching Increases The Effectiveness Of Online Training.

The Ins and Outs of Effective Management

Everwise

The conversation ranged from managing teams to the challenges of both high- and low-performing direct reports. Thanks to the following mentors for providing their insights to the challenges the community brought to the conversation: Don Fuss , Director of Marketing and Sales, PwC. In Velasquez’s opinion, “delegation is not an all-or-nothing affair, delegation is not just a matter of telling someone else what to do.” Sign up to explore more of this conversation.

How to Effectively Shift to Online Teaching: The Ultimate Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

Do you feel like you don’t have the time to learn online learning best practices? Do you struggle to connect with your students in this new, fully-online environment? Do your online classes feel more transactional than conversational? If you need to instruct, support, and teach students online, but struggle to do it in an authentic and personal way, then this guide is for you. You were able to easily measure your content’s effectiveness and student performance.

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What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

The word “gamification” has received a lot of hype over the last few years, and as designers and developers we continue seeing the term misused and misunderstood in the media and in conversation. Businesses face a consistent struggle to engage and motivate people, whether it’s their own staff, or the target audience they are looking to serve, and seek an effective solution to this potential barrier. How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right?

Before You Convert ILT to eLearning Do These 6 Things

Cinecraft

Creating quick and effective online training from your classroom content has lots of pitfalls. ” So follow these 6 steps for a smooth conversion process. How can your company take advantage of this unique opportunity quickly, yet effectively? Are there gaps in performance that have been identified? What do people struggle with in class? Which parts do the learners like best? Keep what a learner must know and remove what is good to know.

9 Ways to Create Highly Effective Learning Videos

Hurix Digital

Yet L&D pros are challenged with limited budgets, small teams, and a gap in demonstrating return on investment (ROI). Another report by CGS revealed that video-based learning is one of the top methods for effective learning. But, how can video-based learning improve the performance of your employees? To change that situation, here’s what you can do. Thankfully, video-based learning is an effective medium to encourage employee growth and learning.

Role of L&D in Creating Effective Sales Enablement Strategies

Kea

Sales enablement technologies” is the current buzzword, signifying the urgency for sales effectiveness. . In short, everything the team needs to know to drive customer decisions. So, how can 2-3 classroom training sessions, held sporadically, enable sales teams to become effective revenue drivers? Sales enablement technologies rely on effective content deployment. One of its major roles is to fill in the gaps between sales and marketing content strategies. .

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The 4 Keys to Credibility

CLO Magazine

Credibility is the foundation of any effective leadership style. To lead effectively we have to meet the standards of others. If we can’t do the easy things that are bright-lined in our job description, found on our employee evaluation or communicated directly to us by either a manager or a peer, it’s nearly impossible for us to be credible. Narrow Your Say-Do Gap. To be credible, we have to manage our “say-do gap,” the space between our words and actions.

Assumed Contraints and Elephant Thinking

Learning Cafe

Since leaving my last role with a large bank, I’ve continued to advocate and champion the need for social tools and interaction to support learning and to work more effectively. After attending a recent webinar on bridging the gap between learning and work there still appears to be a big disconnect between how we learn and the ways and means that organisational learning is approached and delivered. Who am I to share my thinking and things I’ve been doing?

What Kind of Training Do Sales Managers Really Need

Training Industry

If you’re a sales manager, particularly a new one, you definitely should care because effective sales management is bigger than just “coaching.” First, they aim to close the gap between a seller’s actual and desired performance. Second, they help sales managers concentrate on dialog, in other words, on good interpersonal conversations. The reality is that few do. The other driver of performance conversations is obviously underperformance.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, I’ll be doing a virtual presentation around it as well. Instead, we will call this "self-directed learning" and will do our best to support the workforce to learn it on their own with minimal guidance and support. But if that’s the only thing you are doing and something that has to come before you begin to do tactical solutions, then I think it’s fair to say you are moving more slowly. They will they proceed to wonder why you aren't doing something similar.

7 Reasons Why You Must Convert Flash Games to HTML5

Hurix Digital

However, owing to glaring security gaps, performance, and stability issues that Flash games presented on mobile devices, a need for change became more pressing. Serious gaps in its security came to light every now and then. This effectively forced the hands of developers to convert their Flash games to another platform, and HTML5 emerged as the de-facto choice. White paper: Leveraging RPA for Flash to HTML5 Conversion. Improved Performance .

Louder than words

E-Learning Provocateur

Using the 4+4 Part Employee Lifecycle as my guide, I will share my thoughts on some of the ways in which your capability framework can add value to your organisation’s activities in terms of recruitment, onboarding, performance, and offboarding. Everyone knows that change management is hard. Well, organisations that focus like an eagle know precisely the capabilities to assess each candidate against, because they are the ones that align to their strategic imperatives.

The Ins and Outs of Effective Management

Everwise

The conversation ranged from managing teams to the challenges of both high- and low-performing direct reports. Thanks to the following mentors for providing their insights to the challenges the community brought to the conversation: Don Fuss , Director of Marketing and Sales, PwC. In Velasquez’s opinion, “delegation is not an all-or-nothing affair, delegation is not just a matter of telling someone else what to do.”

Stop! Before You Convert ILT to eLearning Do These 6 Things

Cinecraft

Creating quick and effective online training from your classroom content has lots of pitfalls. ” So follow these 6 steps for a smooth conversion process. How can your company take advantage of this unique opportunity quickly, yet effectively? Are there gaps in performance that have been identified? What do people struggle with in class? Which parts do the learners like best? Keep what a learner must know and remove what is good to know.

The Magnificent Seven Personality Traits of Successful Sales People

Upside Learning

Generally the difficulty comes from achieving a balance between quality and quantity i.e. it isn't too difficult to sell yourself if you have a particular brand but when it comes to selling others as you have to do if engaged by a corporate consultancy, selling becomes a another challenge all together. Conversely, top salespeople take command of the sales cycle process in order to control their own destiny. Personal Effectiveness Consulting Psychology sales Performance

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

The word “gamification” has received a lot of hype over the last few years, and as designers and developers we continue seeing the term misused and misunderstood in the media and in conversation. Businesses face a consistent struggle to engage and motivate people, whether it’s their own staff, or the target audience they are looking to serve, and seek an effective solution to this potential barrier. How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right?

Effective Tips for Successful Custom E-learning Development

CommLab India

It helps close gaps in their knowledge and skills, enhancing performance levels. Conduct a kick-off meeting with the stakeholders to know why they need the course and how they expect it to help their employees. On the other hand, if the course is aimed at improving customer-handling skills of the sales-people, content must be designed with the intention of enhancing performance by changing learner behaviors. What do they want or expect from the course?

When You’re Too Busy Delivering Training To Do Digital L&D

looop

If L&D is too busy to do digital, then the wrong problems can end up being solved. And this might seem reasonable until you recognise that two of the biggest challenges facing organisations – and entire industries today – remain: How do we support and guide our people to perform with competence and confidence for optimum productivity at our organisation? We’re employed to add value by enhancing everyday performance and building capability in our organisations.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID?

Learning Visions

Friday, November 02, 2007 Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID? Clive Shepherd posted today about a dinner conversation he had with Cathy Moore. If youre working as an instructional designer, do you have an advanced degree? What do you think counts more? Clive says, "I must confess I dont really care how someone has acquired their knowledge of the subject, but I do care whether they are constantly striving to do a better job."