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Why Mentoring Matters

Chronus

Mentoring is not limited to one style, format or place. It can take place in a variety of spaces, such as the workplace, academic institutions. And some mentoring relationships occur informally amongst networks. Sometimes, mentoring supports diversity and inclusion efforts.

The Future of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Chronus

A few years ago, I wrote about the shift from Diversity to Inclusion and how top companies are not only focusing on diversifying their teams but also how to create a more inclusive environment. DEI Strategy Replacing Check-the-box Solutions.

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Diverse Characters In Learning Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

In response to my post on Name Generators for Learning Scenarios , someone asked, “Does it really matter if we choose John instead of Bob?” “For example does the name have to be of a certain neutrality or a certain ethnicity? What are the latest trends and best practices in regards to gender roles in instructional design materials?” When in doubt, I tend to err on the side of being more diverse in my representation rather than more homogeneous.

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Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Now

KnowledgeCity

These days, a lot of social issues have been driven to the forefront of pop-culture and politics. Now is not the time to hope for the best—now is the time to take action. What is a Diversity and Inclusion Training Program? Introduction.

Bridge the Women and Leadership Gap With Mentors, Training

Absorb LMS

Companies with more female executives and board members tend to enjoy better performance and are more profitable than those without women in the C-suite, according to a global survey conducted by the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Start with the numbers. Organizations might then step up recruitment at women’s colleges, for example, and emphasize diversity in executive searches and interview pools. Corporate culture plays a role.

Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Now

KnowledgeCity

Introduction What is a Diversity and Inclusion Training Program? Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Best Practices Why Mentoring is Crucial to Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Next Steps Conclusion.

Mentoring Matters, Especially for Women and Minorities

CLO Magazine

found that organizations in the top quartile for ethnic and cultural diversity on their executive teams were 33 percent more likely to experience above-average profitability than companies in the bottom quartile. For organizations in the top quartile for gender diversity, there was a 21 percent likelihood of outperformance. One way to increase diversity in leadership roles is to improve mentoring opportunities for women and minorities.

Should You Adopt Reverse Mentoring at Your Workplace?

Avilar

Last week, Cambridge University announced a new reverse mentoring initiative aimed at addressing charges of institutional racism. Introduced by the university’s equality and diversity department, the program pairs senior white academics and management personnel with a black, Asian, or minority ethnic (BAME) colleague mentor. Reverse mentoring – pairing a younger professional with a more seasoned colleague – isn’t new. appeared first on The Avilar Blog.

How to Deliver a Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Training Program

Hurix Digital

Creating and delivering diversity and inclusion (D&I) training programs is a great way to address prejudices and biases within the workplace. What is a diversity and inclusion training program? Define Your Diversity And Inclusion Training.

How to Creative an Effective Diversity Training Program

Continu

If you’ve been tasked with starting a diversity training program for your company, you’re making the right move. According to McKinsey & Company’s Diversity Matters report, companies in the top quarter for gender diversity outperform their competitors by 15 percent and those in the top quarter for ethnic diversity outperform their competitors by 35 percent. It’s important to gain buy-in from the entire company on your new training.

From Diversity to Inclusion: Why Top Companies Are Shifting Their Focus

Chronus

Managing diversity and cultural differences is one of the top three things CEOs worry about most, according to Harvard Business Review. Yet after years of throwing just about everything at the problem, there is very little to show for it. Diverse employees’ careers to leadership continue to stagnate and retention wanes. Why do organizations miss the mark in fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment? Download the Ebook Today!

Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

The Performance Improvement Blog

(This article was initially posted on the Hospitality eResources blog on February 7, 2017.). All industries are undergoing enormous change, mostly due to new technologies, globalization, and a very diverse workforce. For example, in the hospitality industry smartphones put scheduling and reservations at our fingertips, literally. These services are competition for established companies and are changing the industry and guest expectations.

How To Build a Learning Culture: You Asked, We Answered

Degreed

Companies often struggle to establish a learning culture. That’s why we sought to provide as many insightful perspectives as possible at Degreed VIEW: Creating a Learning Culture. These are 12 of our favorites (and the ones we thought you’d like too): 1.

6 Reasons Why Having a Good Mentor Is Beneficial at Work

SkyPrep

Having a successful career involves making good decisions and choosing the right company. Your work should have a good workplace culture , a path to growth, the precise tools to succeed, and the right team. One element people often overlook is finding a good mentor.

Why Creating a Diverse & Inclusive Workforce Builds More Than Good Rapport

Chronus

The phrase diversity and inclusion has been thrown around a lot in recent years. Will you be harnessed for the advantages your left handed-ness comes with? Or kept on the bench because they’re unsure how to train you or handle your skillset? Diversity is having different handed players on one team. Inclusion is making sure all players are utilized on the field. This diversity makes the team more creative, competitive and innovative.

What’s the difference between diversity, inclusion, and equity?

General Assembly

Diversity. These words and the issues they point to loom large in tech. It’s hard to go a week without reading an article about a company touting its dedication to diversity, while another is called out for tolerating oppressive comments and workplace practices. In a 2017 survey of tech employees , 72% reported that diversity and inclusion was important to their company. When we can’t get on the same page, we can’t take the next step. The list goes on.

Reimagining the learn-it-all culture in a hybrid world

CLO Magazine

We are experiencing a learn-it-all revolution. Much to the delight of learning and development executives, Carol Dweck’s research and insights inspired an emphasis on a growth mindset, commonly understood as the belief that our abilities are not fixed, but can be developed.

How this 3D printing company improved its culture and talent management strategy

CLO Magazine

SprintRay, a 3D printing company that caters to dental professionals, found themselves in a unique situation during the height of COVID-19 business disruption in 2020. Unlike many businesses, the Los Angeles-based company was not in survival mode. The SprintRey leadership team.

Which Comes First? Diversity or Inclusion?

NovoEd

Inclusive and diverse work environments positively impact the bottom line for business. Less clear is how to bring about the cultural and behavioral changes needed in the workplace for the benefits of diversity to emerge. Part of the problem is that we lump diversity and inclusion together as if they were one thing, whereas we should be thinking about them as separate concepts and work streams. Diversity Is Good for Business.

Why More Companies Are Turning to Mentoring Circles to Elevate Women

Chronus

“Women remain underrepresented in the corporate pipeline… At every step, the representation of women declines.” – McKinsey & Company. Despite modern movements to elevate women in the workforce, women continue to experience a significant drop-off in workforce participation from entry level to C-Suite—a 29 percent drop-off to be exact. Why Mentoring Circles? The discussion is led by a circle leader. Download the Ebook Today!

Mentoring: More Than Just a Match 

CLO Magazine

Leading a mentoring program means more than just matching people and calling it a day. That single task barely scratches the surface of what it takes to effectively run a mentoring program. Mentoring administrators are part coach, part facilitator, part support network and part matchmaker. Learning leaders must consider these various aspects and take part in the mentoring program in multiple ways to make the programs work.

Common Corporate Training Programs HR Managers Can Provide Online

eThink Education

Developing a robust corporate training program from the ground up likely presents unique challenges or requirements depending on your organization’s needs. Common Corporate Training Programs HR Managers Should Consider Shifting to an Online Environment. Diversity.

DR. STELLA LEE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT DR. STELLA LEE: Dr. Stella Lee brings over 20 years of international experience in e-learning, blended, and distance learning strategy, design, development, project management, and implementation. THE INTERVIEW: 1. What is the current landscape of learning analytics?

4 Ways to Become the Mentor Your Company Needs

CLO Magazine

Mentors are an important aspect for companies to create and encourage a positive and rewarding work culture. They’re also a key formal or informal tool in the learning leaders’ developmental arsenal. But oftentimes, finding a mentor at work can be an overwhelming and challenging task. So, when it comes to mentorship, we should not only seek out individuals to inspire and guide us, we should feel empowered to be the role model for others.

Cross-Cultural Mentorship for the Global Economy

Everwise

As businesses become increasingly global, it is critical for their leaders to have the cultural know-how to effectively manage team members from around the world. Joyce Tucker, vice president of Global Diversity & Employee Rights at Boeing, says , “Corporations are recognizing that in order to be as innovative as we have to be and as competitive as we have to be, we have to avail ourselves of all the talent out there…Everyone has something to contribute.

How Companies Are Approaching Diversity and Inclusion

Everwise

Record numbers of organizations are either reviving and rebuilding their diversity programs or building one from scratch. In conjunction with this revival, diversity’s definition is changing. race and gender) to something even more basic, and perhaps more powerful: diversity of thought and experience. On top of that, it’s not just about having diversity within a company for the sake of having it. The Business Case For Diversity.

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Women and Diversity in the Workplace: Do Your Inclusivity Initiatives Measure Up?

CLO Magazine

“We don’t just have one identity — our identities are made up of many things, both physically and culturally, and the intersections matter.” — Elise Birkhofer, global lead for Google’s largest employee resource group. Companies across the globe are striving to increase their support of women as a group. The benefits of diversity in the workplace are clear. A “check-the-box” approach to D&I may leave important multicultural issues unaddressed.

6 Ways to Improve Diversity In Your Workplace

Everwise

Malcolm Forbes, American entrepreneur and publisher of Forbes Magazine, once described diversity as “the art of thinking independently together.”. Valuing diversity increases your company’s viewpoints, skills and experiences. As MIT economist Sara Ellison says, “Having a more diverse set of employees means you have a more diverse set of skills, which could result in an office that functions better.”. Achieving gender and ethnic diversity may feel complex.

Mentoring Without Barriers

CLO Magazine

Traditional mentoring was one older expert grooming a younger one for a specific role. Today’s version is more of a collaboration and learning strategy that can help people gain skills and information they need in real time to do their jobs better Whether it’s called modern, social, online or e-mentoring, mentoring as practiced in companies today is not the same as what was used a generation ago. Social, Global, Open and Diverse.

Enabling Medical Reps for Pharma Sales through eLearning Software

G-Cube

Amid the crisis, pharma companies are grappling with different challenges due to supply chain disruption, lack of communication with the customers, and the need to evolve business processes. 1- Delivering compliance training. 2- Personalizing training content.

A not-so-white paper on succession

CLO Magazine

Montgomery was famous as legal counsel for Bobby Seale and the Black Panthers. Later, Jones got to do legal work for major tech firms and eventually made the jump to become CEO of tech firm Aeris. A few concepts can help learning professionals widen the path for nontraditional leaders.

Establishing a Global Career: Mentors Share Their Insights

Everwise

In a recent Ask Me Anything, we highlighted Everwise mentors with expertise in global project management and cross-functional work with teams around the world. Thanks to the following experts for providing their insights into the challenges the community brought to the conversation: Tangy Morgan , Senior Advisor, Bank of England. The Path to International Business. The opportunities that came from there I never expected!”.

This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

The nature of work is changing. People are no longer being judged on the basis of how hard they work or how much they produce. Work is no longer about simply doing a job; it’s about becoming adapting to new jobs, new technology, new ways of working with others, and anticipating the unanticipated. Now tasks done by humans are being enhanced by the Internet, providing the collective knowledge of the world at their fingertips. Training Is Not Learning.

Online training in empathic mode

KnowledgeOne

In the wake of the current health crisis, a majority of educational institutions were forced to turn to online options to continue teaching their courses. In a rush, many have been forced to opt for hyper-simplified solutions, which are not representative of the possibilities offered by online training these days. Among its approaches, the pedagogy of empathy is one that can be implemented even in simplified elearning solutions.

MARGIE MEACHAM – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT MARGIE MEACHAM: Author and Learning Consultant Margie Meacham first became interested in helping people learn when she was a little girl struggling with first grade. She also facilitates ATD ACLP certification courses and writes one of the Top 100 blogs on neuroscience.

The values-driven leader

CLO Magazine

On January, 8, 2021, Bradley Rukstales , CEO of data analytics firm Cogensia, was fired by his board of directors after participating in the mob that stormed the nation’s capital. The company was getting negative feedback from clients for not using more people of color in its ads.

Achieving LGBTQ representation in STEM

CLO Magazine

When Wes Combs, head of Combs Advisory Services , worked for IBM in the late 1980s, he had to turn down one of his first big project assignments for the federal government because it required him to get a security clearance. “At Rebuilding company culture.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Sahana Chattopadhyay is a performance consultant and an L&D professional with 15 years of experience in the field of academia and organizational learning. Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. THE INTERVIEW: 1. We wish you the very best!

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Building a High-Performance Workplace with Leadership Training

Infopro Learning

You might be surprised to hear that investing in leadership development can greatly impact the culture of your organization. Of all the different types of corporate training programs, leadership development plays one of the largest roles in creating a high performance workplace.

Stop talking training and start talking value

CLO Magazine

Applied in the context of learning and development, if an intervention is provided by the L&D function, involves instruction and learners, then it is “training.” This is an unfortunate truth, because to external appearances, most training does indeed look the same.