7 Ways it Pays to Invest in Diversity Training

KnowledgeCity

There’s a lot of talk about diversity in our culture – especially in the workplace. Diversity seems to be the new business buzzword with companies increasingly eager to show their commitment to the idea of a diverse workforce by providing diversity training and initiatives. The changing workforce is helping drive the push to adopt more inclusive procedures and policies. What exactly is workplace diversity anyway?

Top 4 Problems with Diversity Training and How to Fix Them

KnowledgeCity

Diversity is a buzzword that seems to be everywhere these days. But, do we really understand what it means in the workplace? Everyone says they want a diverse work environment, and companies understand diversity can provide numerous benefits. There is also the issue of lawsuits as more employees seek justice in discrimination suits that cost companies millions of dollars every year. What is Diversity? How Does Diversity Training Fit?

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5 moves that actually increase diversity, equity and inclusion

CLO Magazine

Since the protests over the police killing of George Floyd, companies are looking for ways to combat racial bias and discrimination at work. The stats are jarring. Diversity training is often the go-to after a diversity PR disaster.

8 steps white leaders can take to affect change post-diversity training

CLO Magazine

A common statement I hear from white mid- and senior-level leaders during or after participation in racial equity or diversity and inclusion training is, “This is complex, it’s systemic; I just don’t know what I can do to change things.”

How to Fill Soft Skills Gap while Onboarding

Tesseract Learning

A new employee brings to the table varied technical know-how. However, soft skills are an area where a new employee may require training. In this blog, we will look at how to fill the soft skills gap while onboarding a new employee. The change in the work environment from point A to point B makes it difficult for them to integrate. For college students, the change is drastic. The Soft Skills Challenge. Blended Learning is the Way.

5 Tips For Amazing, Age-Diverse, Online Training

TalentLMS

Personalized online training experiences are powerful and allow you to build a meaningful connection with your audience. Making your online training course relatable can be challenging, but doubly so for multigenerational workforces. The question is, can you really create online training that caters to everyone’s needs? How To Make Online Training More Relatable For Your Multigenerational Workforce. Understand How Generations Learn.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Success depends on the ability to create value for their brand. In the past, they achieved this in part by selling continuing education content to members, either directly or indirectly through conferences and forums. skills gap” problem. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? According to the U.S.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Success depends on the ability to create value for their brand. In the past, they achieved this in part by selling continuing education content to members, either directly or indirectly through conferences and forums. skills gap ” problem. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? According to the U.S.

3 Tips for Effective Title IX Compliance Training

KnowledgeCity

When it comes to Title IX compliance, you need training that doesn’t just concentrate on what Title IX is. It’s critical to know what steps to take and how to take them for issues that necessitate further investigation. Title IX is part of the Educational Amendments of 1972. The regulatory provision also holds schools accountable for off-campus incidents and even those that involve people who are not current students. Training is only the first step.

Why Is Title VI Compliance Training So Important?

KnowledgeCity

Kennedy stated his case for making the Civil Rights Act, including Title VI, a reality. Discouraging racial discrimination is the essence of Title VI as it became part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. While many believe Title VI applies to everyone, there are certain exemptions, such as religious institutions that do not have to adhere to Title VI requirements if they do not receive federal funding for any programs. It can also affect the environment.

How to Leverage Your AA Metrics Toward Corporate Diversity Goals

KZO Innovations

This Affirmity blog post looks at how Compliance and Diversity teams can leverage AA metrics to meet organizational diversity goals. The Diversity & Inclusion and Affirmative Action Compliance worlds have experienced different phases and speed of growth of their tools and metrics over their respective evolutions. Both teams benefited tremendously from the advancement of tools, which then facilitated the slicing and dicing of data and optimized reporting.

What You Can do to Combat Racism at Work

Avilar

But the death of George Floyd and the surrounding events compelled us to address racism at work. With the country once again in turmoil following (another) death of a Black man at the hand of a law enforcement officer, we are left with a multitude of emotions, urges, actions, and words. They are all better suited and better positioned than Avilar to do just that. They are: “What can I do?” Creating a Culture of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Coaching can help fill the soft skills gap

CLO Magazine

Finding the right combination of methodologies that will work best for a particular leader with specific needs can be overwhelming. Knowledge transfer and skill building happen in a variety of ways: formal education, self-directed learning, training, mentoring, executive coaching, job rotation, etc. However, I posit that executive coaching is still the best way to help leaders develop skills that are difficult to teach, measure and sometimes articulate — soft skills.

Bridging the Generational Gap in Your Workplace

Everwise

Thus, for the first time in history, there are five generations active in the U.S. Born from 1977-1997 , Millennials are possibly the most notorious, dominating the news cycle as writers debate back and forth how entitled, frugal, and lazy (or not) they really are. No matter what, combined with Generation Z or 2020 (born after about 1997), they are projected to make up the majority of the work force within ten years.

Data Science Education Lags Behind in Diversity

General Assembly

As gender and racial representation improve in other tech disciplines, the study of data science hasn’t caught up. In the past few years, much attention has been drawn to the dearth of women and people of color in tech-related fields. A recent article in Forbes noted, “Women hold only about 26% of data jobs in the United States. First, let’s take a look specifically at the gender breakdown of students in these courses. more than triple the average of 1.2%.

Diversity: the modern business risk that no one sees

Eukleia

In this blog post, Diversity and Inclusivity expert Joanna Abeyie explores how a lack of diversity in the workplace presents a serious business risk. From knowing your customer to reducing business risk by 30%, the case is compelling. We say that diversity is a hidden risk as it isn’t always immediately obvious at first glance. But the reality is that until they’re tested to see how inclusive they are, you won’t know. Diversity in practice.

Banking on Diversity to Fill the Talent Pipeline

CLO Magazine

She remembers the student who turned to taekwondo to help her overcome a disability. She remembers the one who left Haiti to escape her abusive stepfather. She remembers the one who learned upon returning from an everyday walk that he’d lost his father suddenly and swiftly to a brain infection. When it comes to the stories heard through U.S. Bank’s diversity collaboration with Wallin Education Partners, Lawler will never forget.

Equality and diversity in the workplace: understanding the business risk

Eukleia

The business case for equality and diversity in the workplace is compelling and goes far beyond the common misconception that it is simply about fairness. In this blog post, diversity and inclusion expert Joanna Abeyie explains how a lack of diversity can present operational risks to businesses in ways that may not seem immediately obvious. But the fallout can be far more deep-rooted and impactful on an organisation than either of these reasons.

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.

Closing the Skills Gap with AI, VR, D&I, and Jazz

NovoEd

Closing the skills gap is an urgent issue. That’s just one of many insights shared during the Future Workplace CLO Leadership Summit on October 10-11, 2019 at Infor’s New York City headquarters. But why the urgency and what can we do about it? jobs are unfilled as of last June and the skills gap widened over the past year. Today, IBM leaders now point to behavioral skills as the most critical for the workforce.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Success depends on the ability to create value for their brand. In the past, they achieved this in part by selling continuing education content to members, either directly or indirectly through conferences and forums. These diverse entities all sell accredited continuing education content — and they’re starting to make a dent in the U.S.

It’s 2020 and You Need an LMS Yesterday: 5 Things You Need to Know

Schoox

Online training has a number of advantages for businesses dealing with the problem of delivering effective training to their workforce on a continuing basis. Conventional Learning is a Thing of the Past. Embrace the Benefits of Modern Technology.

7 Benefits of Taking Online Courses

LearnDash

Online courses offer several huge advantages for learners over in-person training. For learners who have never taken an online course, signing up can be a little intimidating. Most of us are used to the traditional course model, where we go to a classroom and learn in person from instructors. In other words, we know what we’re in for. Showing learners the benefits of your online course can persuade even the most reluctant learner.

How E-learning for Health Changed After Covid-19

Spark Your Interest

Even before Covid-19 took the world by storm, the World Health Organization (WHO) knew e-learning for health was important. In a 2013 study WHO claimed that more available e-learning for healthcare was to be a major focus. Another WHO study on e-learning for health showed that online learning provides superior outcomes over in-person training. Placing more extreme stress on the healthcare systems of countries around the world.

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Obama’s Going to Close the Skills Gap. But Does It Even Exist?

Mindflash

Americans are stomping mad about the economy in general and unemployment in particular, and it appears the President has gotten the message. In his latest State of the Union address, President Obama laid out a raft of economic proposals designed to ferry the unemployed back into work, including training programs for those who need to update their skills. So what could possibly be the trouble with more retraining to close the ‘skills gap’?

SHRM 2018: People at the End of Every Policy

CLO Magazine

Being adaptable to change is important, but sometimes the procedures and policies in effect in the workplace are not up to date. The Society for Human Resource Management’s 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition, held June 17-20 in Chicago, included various leadership, learning and development sessions where speakers discussed the need to continue evolving workplace culture. … [There is] always something new we need to learn,” she said.

Inclusion and the New Workplace: A Conversation with Author Jennifer Brown

Chronus

Jennifer Brown is an award-winning entrepreneur, dynamic speaker, author and diversity and inclusion expert. Informed by more than a decade consulting to Fortune 500 companies, she creates a compelling case for leadership to embrace the opportunity that diversity represents along with empowering advocates at all levels to find their voice, and be a driving force in creating more enlightened organizations. . What is the cost of not focusing on this topic?

Everything You Need to Know About Women Empowerment at Work

ProProfs

“Empowering women isn’t just the right thing to do—it’s the smart thing to do,” Barack Obama said once on International Women’s Day. Every time, when the International Women’s Day is around the corner, everybody becomes busy making it special for women in their sphere! Companies take this opportunity to identify the ‘sheroes’ (she who’s the hero) among their employees and celebrate their heroic personalities.

The Path to a Diverse, Vibrant Tech Community

General Assembly

Anthony Pegues, second from right, with Per Scholas CEO Plinio Ayala (far right), and fellow graduates from CodeBridge, a web development training partnership between General Assembly and Per Scholas. Anthony Pegues was a part-time janitor in the suburbs of New York City who sought a way into a rewarding career. as a viable path, but didn’t have the resources to get the skills he needed to be ready for a job in the field. But there’s still much more work to do.

Celebrate Women’s History Month Year-Round

CLO Magazine

This push for women’s recognition was championed by President Jimmy Carter, who urged the nation to designate March 2-8, 1980, as National Women’s History Week. “From the first settlers who came to our shores, from the first American Indian families who befriended them, men and women have worked together to build this nation,” Carter said, 38 years ago. “Too often the women were unsung and sometimes their contributions went unnoticed.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace. For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. .

7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training

Obsidian Learning

New post 7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training on Obsidian Learning. From increasing knowledge retention to filling performance gaps in a fraction of the time, microlearning offers a variety of different benefits. In this article, I’ll share 7 tips that can help you take advantage of microlearning in your online training program. How To Apply Microlearning In Online Training. Use a diverse range of online activities.

What NOT to do in L&D

Litmos

As do most articles in the L&D space, I frequently talk about what we should do. And, it occurred to me, that I could (and should) also talk about what we shouldn’t do. First, don’t stop doing courses. Of course, when they’re done, do them right! But what I’m also saying is that don’t use courses as the only tool in your tool box. There are other causes of performance problems in organizations besides skill gaps.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace. For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. .

Bridging the Gap: Addressing Barriers to Women in Leadership

Everwise

The mission of EverwiseWomen is to engage emerging women leaders through a tailored learning experience. In “ 7 Ways to Support Women’s Advancement to Leadership Roles ,” Elizabeth Borges, Senior Manager at EverwiseWomen, shared insights gathered from researching the experiences and impact felt by the hundreds of women who have completed the program. Part of this comes from internal lack of confidence, and the other part comes from external signaling.

Create a Corporate Training Program that Sticks: Part 2 – Know Your Audience

TechSmith Camtasia

This is part two in an ongoing series about how to create a corporate training plan. To look ahead at what we’ll be discussing in the coming weeks, check out the full list here. Download the PDF at the end of this post to learn more. If you’ve already caught up with last week’s post , you should be able to get to the root of your training request, and identify a gap that your training program will fill.

6 Benefits of including live streaming into online training sessions

Matrix

Online learning is what the whole world has been gearing towards ever since the digital revolution started. It’s clear that this will be established as the norm in higher education and further on in corporate training. Global teams, diverse employees, and the rise in work from home are all factors that make distance learning the best solution when it comes to L&D programs. A useful extension to e-learning.