How to Boost Government Diversity with Competencies

Avilar

“When we draw on the wisdom of a workforce that reflects the population we serve, we are better able to understand and meet the needs of our customers – the American people.” – U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

L&D’s Diversity Dilemma

CLO Magazine

When Masie arrived, he ran into leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith, who lives just three blocks from Masie in New York — only to find out that Goldsmith was the other keynote speaker at the same event. Masie, CEO of The Masie Center, an international think tank focused on learning and workplace productivity, and a columnist for this publication, said the coincidence was funny but also sad. According to the data, 5.6 Diverse? The Big Picture.

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Diverse Workforce – How to Meet Learning Needs?

Origin Learning

How does an organization meet the learning needs of a diverse work base? What are the learning strategies it adopts to make its workforce stay focused and engaged? After all, business takes its cues from the world economy, and talent development follows suit.

3 Issues with Diversity Training (and How to Address Each)

Coreaxis

Starbucks recently closed over 8,000 of its American stores to hold a four-hour training session on unconscious biases. The goal was noble, but the efficacy of this exercise remains to be seen. Specifically, they wondered if diversity training worked at all.

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Workforce Diversity Series: 4 Ways to Build a Diverse Organization

KZO Innovations

Struggling to understand—let alone increase—diversity? In the second of our 2-part series, Affirmity’s Patrick McNiel, PhD, an expert in workforce analytics and diversity insights , defines 4 best practices HR leaders and recruiters can follow to make it a reality. Last week, we walked through the definition of diversity , a much-used but often poorly understood element of a successful workforce. Create a More Diverse Pool of Qualified Workers.

Beyond Diversity: Creating an Inclusive Workplace

Everwise

The next generation of professionals working their way up the ranks are demanding more of employers when it comes to diversity and inclusion. Millennials are the most diverse generation in history : 59% identify as Caucasian, and 27% have immigrant backgrounds. million , which makes them the largest generation in the workforce, and within 10 years they will make up 75% of the active workforce. Diversity vs. Inclusion.

Why statistics are not enough

Clive on Learning

You know: An organisation with a rich diversity of employees will be more effective in addressing the diverse needs of its customers. E-learning is twice as quick as the equivalent classroom training. Presenting people with statistical information and descriptions of scientific studies will only get you so far. It would be easy if all you had to do to teach an important general principle was to describe it.

How To Improve Memory Retention In Online Training

Growth Engineering

Are your employees really absorbing the information? Or is the forgetting curve putting a strain on workplace productivity and company profits? In this article, I’ll share 9 sure-fire ways to improve memory retention in your online training program.

Benefits of gamification in training

Paradiso

Thanks to the benefits of gamification in training your employees will be able to find again the inspiration and excitement within their online training programs. Games have become the new thing. Gamification in e-learning is not just wishful thinking.

Incorporating A Blend Of Modern E-Learning Strategies- Microlearning, Gamification & Theme-based Learning To Drive Effective Change Management Process

G-Cube

We are living in an era where nothing remains the same and change has become an integral part of every organization. Change is an important as well as the critical path of any system. Statistics show that 33 percent of management behavior does not support change and 39 percent of the employees are resistant to change. An e-learning designed with effective strategies is impactful. Learn. e-Learning Gamification Microlearning Theme-based Learning

It’s Showtime! How to Enhance Conference Learning With Online Video

Talented Learning

After a decade of explosive market growth, online video has reached critical mass and there’s no turning back. Consider these statistics: Online video consumption will represent more than 80% of all internet traffic by the end of this year. You get the picture.

Effective Training Visuals—Abstract to Concrete

OpenSesame

We’re back with the fourth in a series of blog posts written to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering how well their visuals add to the effectiveness of the training. Making the Abstract More Concrete. Give the Big-Picture View.

How To Enhance Employee Engagement In Compliance Online Training

Growth Engineering

Are employees nodding off during compliance online presentations? Is boredom becoming an obstacle for corporate eLearning success? In this article, I’ll share 9 tips to enhance employee engagement in compliance online training.

Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

When the very first website launched in 92, there was just a handful of sparse pages outlining the new “ world wide web ” project at CERN. But soon, every company and organization focused on creating their websites and populating the web with content on every topic.

3 Ways Mansplaining Could Be Harming Your Workplace

KnowledgeCity

In 2012, Rebecca Solnit originally described the mansplaining phenomenon in her essay “Men Explain Things to Me: Facts Didn’t Get in Their Way.” Even though Solnit didn’t coin the actual term, her essay served to put a spotlight on this behavior and for good reason.

Top 10 Competencies of a Gamified Learning Designer

Learnnovators

It is exciting to be part of the learning revolution happening all around us, with new learning paradigms and technologies emerging almost on a daily basis. Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt with most of these changes.

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The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

” Who knew that years later, this quote would become a battle cry for what I see happening in the LMS market? Recently, the concept of corporate learning ecosystems has grown increasingly popular — and with good reason. 2) Learning Experience.

How to Get the Most Value From Your eLearning Budget

eLearningMind

It’s the final stretch of Q4 and most businesses are trying to run out the clock while staying on budget. We always have a few companies reach out to us, as they need to use their eLearning budget or lose it for the following year.

9 Experts Explain Why eLearning Success Depends on Microlearning

ProProfs

Looking for ways to improve the completion rates of your elearning courses? Want to make your online training content more comprehensive and easy to remember? Nowadays the learners are overwhelmed with too much information. Elearning is diverse in nature.

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8 Examples Of Video-Based Learning For Corporate Training

EI Design

The usage of videos for learning is an established practice. It is seeing an acceleration in adoption on account of the wider usage of Mobile Learning and Microlearning. In this article, I share 8 examples on how you can use video based learning.

8 Examples Of Video-Based Learning For Corporate Training

Adobe Captivate

The usage of videos for learning is an established practice. It is seeing an acceleration in adoption on account of the wider usage of Mobile Learning and Microlearning. In this article, I share 8 examples on how you can use video based learning. Video-Based Learning For Corporate Training. We all are aware of the popularity of videos. What Is Driving The Wider Usage Of Video Based Learning?

Roles of LMS in Corporate Sales Training

ProProfs

The only thing worse than training your employees and having them leave is not training them and having them stay. – Henry Ford. The global Learning Management System (LMS) market is expected to grow from $5.05 Standardization of Training.

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The case for defensible eLearning: A Psychometrician’s perspective

Yardstick

Defensible eLearning and the opportunity to learn. Over the past year, Yardstick has been starting to use the term “Defensible eLearning.” ” Our eLearning team has long applied instructional design best practices to our work. However, as we continue to expand our work into regulated and compliance-driven industries, we have noticed and increased demand for rigour and accountability in the eLearning that we are offering. .

The MMO-LMS: The close association of Games and Learning

G-Cube

In EVE Online — a Massively Multiplayer OnlineGame (MMOG) about an interstellar empire — 500,000 players participate in a stunning variety of in-game activities. Formula to calculate the chance that a fired projectile will hit the target in EVE Online.

How Training Can Increase Insurance Sales

Enyota Learning

The word insurance originates from the old French verb ‘enseurer’. Over time, the insurance industry has had to become more sophisticated to address the differing needs of consumers, stay ahead of the competition, and define new products and solutions. E-Learning.

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eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. This year, he has cut down the list slightly to cover "selected events." Clayton R.

Trainings and Development: Avoiding Common Errors

WalkMe Training Station

Trainings and development presents many unique challenges, but these can be overcome by adopting an innovative approach. Though training is somewhat easier than it ever has been, that doesn’t stop organizations making common mistakes when educating staff. With so many tools to choose from, you’ll be spoiled for choice, but it’s better to have diverse options at your disposal than being limited by a conventional approach. Teachers don’t always know all the answers.

Your Employees Deserve Better Training in 2020

KnowledgeCity

Picture the following scenario: it’s early on a Friday morning and you usher your work team into the conference room for their quarterly group training activity. Luckily, there are ways to change up your employee training that can successfully engage your team.

How to Avoid Project Management Trainings Mistakes

WalkMe Training Station

Mistakes in the workplace are common, but it’s our ability to counteract and safeguard against them that’s most important. Organizations who can recoup from mistakes will have learned from their failures , and will come out stronger on the other side. Like the old adage goes, what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Unfortunately, with project management, even the smallest mistakes can have huge implications later down the line.

Can VR make learning viral?

Origin Learning

Sensory, stimulating, and sticky – that’s how learners would want their learning to be. And, that is a demand that is influencing organizations – large, medium and small enterprises – to evaluate the latest trends, technologies, and tools that would make this a reality.

7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates

E-Learning Provocateur

Hot on the heels of my 5 benefits of open badges for corporates , I now present my 7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates. Regular readers of my blog will know that I’m quite the MOOC fan. And it’s not just people outside of the organisation you will connect to.

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Can VR Make Learning Viral?

Origin Learning

Sensory, stimulating, and sticky – that’s how learners would want their learning to be. And, that is a demand that is influencing organizations – large, medium and small enterprises – to evaluate the latest trends, technologies, and tools that would make this a reality.

eLearning for the Petroleum industry with eFrontPro

eFront

Where would we be without the petroleum industry? And while alternative energy sources are all well and good, the fact is that for the last century and more, we have been relying on petroleum for the overwhelming majority of our transportation. Employee Training.

eLearning for the Petroleum industry with eFrontPro

eFront

Where would we be without the petroleum industry? And while alternative energy sources are all well and good, the fact is that for the last century and more, we have been relying on petroleum for the overwhelming majority of our transportation. Employee Training.

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

In just a few short years, AI has become one of the most talked-about technology advances since the dawn of the internet. Yet many people still remain confused about the realities of artificial intelligence and its lesser-known subset, machine learning.

Best Customer Education Blogs: 25 Must-Reads for Learning Professionals

Talented Learning

Which blogs offer the best advice about customer education practices, strategies and technologies? But with such phenomenal recent growth in the customer experience market, there is no obvious answer. One glance at the data and you’ll see what I mean.

Is it Time to Talk About Learner Experience?

Enyota Learning

Learning and Development initiatives contribute greatly to keeping the employees happy, engaged, and empowered by giving them the assurance that the company is invested in their growth aspirations. Learning experiences have to become absolutely frictionless.