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.

Maneuver Mentoring Obstacles

CLO Magazine

In organizations across the country, mentoring programs are acknowledged to benefit both talented employees and their managers, adding millions of dollars to the bottom line. In fact, research consistently shows that mentoring provides pivotal developmental relationships that function as the backbone for organizational improvement. Here are three major obstacles that can negatively impact effective mentoring relationships. The “I Don’t Need Help” Factor.

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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 Soft Skills Challenge.

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?

Mentoring can elevate women in tech (webinar recap)

Everwise

Tech is one of the fastest-growing industries in America, yet why aren’t there more women in the sector? Despite dedicated efforts to educate and train women in tech, female representation in tech has been declining steadily since the 1990s. Today, only 20 percent of all tech jobs are held by women, despite the fact that women make up half the overall workforce. Mentoring can be used as a tool to keep them. Mentors benefit, too.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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Collaborative learning

Ed App

As an elementary, junior high school, and high school teacher (or primary and secondary if you prefer), this was probably the top FAQ after giving my students an in-class assignment. . The first year or so I was a teacher, my answer was usually “no”. Enter the 21st century.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. THE INTERVIEW: 1. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else?

Key to Success: Piecing Together A Top Notch Personal Board of Directors

Everwise

January is National Mentoring Month. While we typically think of mentorship as a one-on-one relationship, as the workplace changes, having just one or two disparate mentors is no longer sufficient. There is growing consensus that executives, managers, and junior staff alike need a board of directors – a thoughtfully developed group of 8-10 mentors and role models you can consult regularly to get advice and feedback. The Challenger. The Dreamer.

Corporate Training Trends 2020

Unboxed

As the end of 2019 approaches, budgets are being finalized and sales quotas are being established for the new year. Have you accounted for the cost of employee training in your 2020 budget? The Future of Corporate Learning. The question is, do you believe it?

Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

I have recently joined the open section of #MSLOC 430 - a graduate course in the Master''s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University. This is the first week and I am absolutely looking forward to exploring the topics, learning from the other participants and participating in exciting conversations. Here''s a list of related posts on learning in a networked world. A PLN is an enabler of such learning.

Jocelyn Greenky’s Advice on Navigating The World Of Work

Everwise

For Jocelyn Greenky , learning how to navigate the workplaces of Manhattan after college didn’t come easily at first, “I came from a small town; I wasn’t prepared for the workforce,” Greenky says. But every office expected me to know the culture, the office politics and the speak of the industry off the bat. And I thought: where is the book telling me what to do, and what to avoid?”. Do your research!

Understanding the Future of Work with Alec Bashinsky

Everwise

While no one can predict the future, we can certainly do our part to understand where we’re heading and why. And understanding the evolution of work feels like a particularly relevant, modern day challenge. Technological advancement, the gig economy, and an increasingly overworked population are all contributing to a future that can feel murky. Understanding the future of work is something Alec Bashinsky has dedicated much of his 30+ year career to.

Jocelyn Greenky’s Advice on Navigating The World Of Work

Everwise

For Jocelyn Greenky , learning how to navigate the workplaces of Manhattan after college didn’t come easily at first, “I came from a small town; I wasn’t prepared for the workforce,” Greenky says. But every office expected me to know the culture, the office politics and the speak of the industry off the bat. And I thought: where is the book telling me what to do, and what to avoid?”. Do your research!

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. The list focuses primarily on the use of eLearning, technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. All Internet addresses were verified at the time of publication. Online.

The Feedback Phenomenon

CLO Magazine

Because they are exceptionally good at what they do, many women see no need to talk about themselves or their accomplishments. By letting their work stand on its own, women are abdicating control of the message their work should send. They are allowing a perception gap to take hold between how they see themselves and how others see them. They could be condemning themselves to a career of doing what they don’t like just because they’re good at it. The result?

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6 Steps To Forming Teams For eLearning

TalentLMS

Team formation activities are vital to eLearning training for organizations. Almost all organizations require team formation within their eLearning programs. As an eLearning program developer, you will need to integrate steps defined through best practices to successfully establish teams. Instead of offering a course in team building, a great way to offer eLearning courses is to feature team formation as an added bonus. 3) Assign roles to the teams.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] gmail.com This 26th version of the conference list covers selected events from four continents. The list focuses primarily on the use of technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. > Please leave a comment if you would like me to include another eLearning Conference! All Internet addresses were verified at the time of publication. The 2010 website was [link] or [link].The

Dr. RIMA GHOSE CHOWDHURY WALKS THE POSH TALK WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

RIMA GHOSE CHOWDHURY WALKS THE POSH TALK WITH LEARNNOVATORS. ABOUT Dr. RIMA GHOSE CHOWDHURY: As EVP and CHRO, Dr. Rima Ghose Chowdhury leads Datamatics HR functions globally, with operations in the US, India, Middle East, Europe, and the Philippines. THE INTERVIEW: 1.

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

"The nature of work is changing. The changes to society will be vast" by @gapingvoid We are on the eve of 2015! Most of us do a retrospection of the year gone by, and a future-spection of the year to come. I thought I''d do the same from an L&D and workplace learning perspective. The latter talks about the impact that the changing nature of technology is having on us. How do we as L&D tackle this?

How to facilitate knowledge transfer between generations

Matrix

Generation X is fiercely independent and doesn’t even question the status quo, they dismiss it altogether. Traditionalists are ‘lifers’ who distrust any quick career advancements or out of the blue success. Read more: How LMSs help companies ride the wave of knowledge transfer.

Global Leadership Development (GLD): Distance

Your Training Edge

Leadership development, like traditional training and development, faces traditional challenges such as distance, culture, diversity, design and delivery methods, along with budgets and workforces. We are going to take a look at the challenges you may face when implementing a global leadership development program, starting with one of the most obvious challenges: distance. So what can you do to truly train leaders ‘at a distance’?

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CLARK QUINN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else? What are the trends?

Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

Spring may be trying to bloom, but that thrumming sound against the office window is probably rain. Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PT: Using Gamification, Threaded Microlearning, and Measurement to Get from Learning to Performance! You won’t hear that today’s learners have the attention span of a goldfish, that training is dead, or that neuro-gamification is the future. Without any follow-up or revisitation, very little learning gets retained.

How to Develop Leadership Competencies that Work

Avilar

The scarcest resource in the world today is leadership— leadership capable of continuously transforming organizations to win in tomorrow’s fast-changing and increasingly more competitive world,” A.G. We all know that future business leaders don’t emerge by chance. Mentoring.

What is Design Thinking and Why Should You Care?

Pract.us

Adopt the “designer mindset” for more innovative problem solving. I’ve seen a lot of people writing lately about the need for design thinking in employee learning and development programs. The current discussion has made me wonder – “What exactly is design thinking?” The concept has been around since 1969 when it was introduced by researcher Herbert A. Simon in his book The Sciences of the Artificial. Mindset makes the difference.

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Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm ”, a recently published whitepaper, outlines the potential for Associations to lead a much needed change in the current education industry. The authors of this whitepaper make a compelling case for associations to step in and bridge the growing education-to-employment gap by offering alternative, affordable, industry specific education programs for professional development and credentialing.

What Is a Hackathon?

Convergence Training

For example, check out our articles on learning organizations , design thinking , facilitating change , learning teams , and innovation. You can listen to our recorded discussion immediately below or, if you’d prefer, we’ve typed up the transcript below that.

Is Your Onboarding Process Ready for the Class of 2017?

ej4 eLearning

I love the energy and enthusiasm those recent grads bring to the table, but consider this for a moment: What does it take to manage these bright, young people? I’m not asking this to find out who has an onboarding process in place. (You all do, of course!) When Managers Struggle With The Onboarding Process. When managers don’t have the right training to onboard new hires, that’s bad enough. But the result is friction from the start.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

As workforces continue to grow more diverse, human resources and learning and development teams have embraced language training programs, such as Business English and ESL, for multicultural employees. Conflicting working styles across diverse teams.

Adobe’s LMS Amps up Engagement & Compliance in New Release

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate Prime , the learning management system from Adobe has been carving out new ground since its initial release in 2015. Today’s enhancements continue that trend and are marked by a clear milestone for the industry in Social Learning , User Generated Content & Gamification. Adobe began by delivering the universal HTML5 based content player that delivers courses, documents, videos & more all in any modern web browser.

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Technology Helps Put the Power of Learning in the Employees' Hands

ATD Learning Technologies

Hilti had a vision to increase performance by changing the way its employees learn. As we progress on the digital front for our customers, internally we were still focused on classroom training. By combining efforts within our learning strategy with a needed revision to our marketing training, we were able to pilot a new way of learning with a clear business outcome. Even the strongest advocates began adapting elements to make it more modern.

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