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.

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 we do in our company trainings has wide-reaching implications that we must be prepared for.

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Is Your Organization’s Lack of Diversity Mentoring Hampering Innovation?

Chronus

Ride-sharing has completely transformed the taxi industry. Kodak, who employed over 145,000 people at its peak, has now been outpaced by the likes of Apple, Instagram, Facebook, and others. One of the challenges is groupthink–like-minded individuals’ desire for harmony or conformity results in dysfunctional decision-making, clouding the ability to innovate or think outside the box. Why Diversity Matters. Drive Innovation with Formal Mentoring Programs.

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.

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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Diversity Training – The Importance of Diversity Training in a Workplace

Hurix Digital

With globalization becoming more prevalent, the importance of diversity (D&I) training in the workplace increases multiple folds. Many employees are vocalizing their support for diversity training as they believe it can improve equality in the workplace.

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. Provide access to mentors.

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.

5 Reasons to Start a Veteran Mentoring Program in Your Workplace

Chronus

In the increasingly competitive job market today, companies are looking for qualified, talented applicants, and they’ll need to provide the right career development programs and opportunities to keep them. With additional training and specialized skills, veteran employees bring diverse experiences and knowledge to the modern workforce. Veteran mentoring programs can be an ideal solution for assisting service members back into civilian working life.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

Financial Inclusion Certification Program – A Case Study

ID Mentors

The Challenge: A Leap of Faith. This wasn’t the regular vanilla project. The target audience wasn’t your white-collar worker with formal higher education and a few years of professional experience. It was a certification program that was to be designed for a rural Indian woman in North India, a majority of who would have at most studied up to Standard 12. The content to be disseminated was financial concepts, something far removed from their realm of operation.

4 Steps to Matching the Right Mentors and Mentees

Chronus

A formal mentoring program can be a powerful strategy to engage and develop employees within an organization. A study by the Corporate Leadership Council found employees who are most engaged at work perform 20% better and are 87% less likely to leave the organization. However, without properly matching mentors and mentees, a mentoring program may never reach this kind of impact. So how can you unlock the full potential of mentoring?

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.

How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

What is conversation-driven elearning? One strategy for creating a story for learning is delivering content with two narrators having a conversation. This differs from the traditional approach of a single narrator lecturing. One Mentor, One Learner. Gender and Diversity.

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.

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.

Discover the benefits of a successful mentoring program

Everwise

While many companies have bespoke training programs, sometimes management and company leaders don’t have adequate time or resources to teach communication techniques and other soft skills that are crucial to success in the workplace. With the world’s largest community of mentors, Everwise can help companies fill this gap. Why offer Everwise mentoring to your employees? Each mentee is paired with the perfect mentor. Mentoring

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.

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.

Creating a Virtual Leadership Academy: A Case Study #ASTDTK14

Learning Visions

Virtual learning event for physician leaders. I missed his opening setup, so didn’t get some of the context. But the upshot is they created/designed a virtual leadership event. The moderator was live, but the speakers/videos had been pre-recorded. They needed that word to fill out a survey at the end in order to win the ipad – 30% of people couldn’t identify the secret word). Coaching, mentoring, etc.)

How Placement Goals Affect Recruiting and Workplace Diversity

KZO Innovations

Companies conducting work on behalf of the federal government assume certain obligations. One primary responsibility required of contractors is to prepare an annual Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) for minorities and women, for each location at which the company has 50 or more employees. In these plans, the company must account for all employees working within the United States and U.S. By establishing the required placement goals, federal contractors.

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.

Case Study: CE provider moves from fragmented network of software applications to fully integrated AOM eLearning Platform custom built to their needs

Academy of Mine

About the Client . In addition, ABAC provides instruction in ethical practice, business ownership and online behavior, as well as provides supplemental university class material. ABAC also aims to connect students who seek a more in-depth study experience with professional mentors.

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.

Staff Education Challenges for Global Business

Your Training Edge

The age of Artificial Intelligence has arrived and while most of the businesses are focused on how it will affect their operations like R&D and manufacturing, only a few are wondering about the other crucial business areas such as learning & development (L&D). So, how can you make the most of AI technology to boost your next L&D strategy? The AI Learning Solutions. The AI’s Impacts on L&D in Companies. Learning Styles.

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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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Get Inspired by the Best Learning Methods of Top CEOs

KnowledgeCity

It’s early morning at work and you’re having a serious case of the Mondays. The timeless questions run through your mind: Why am I here? We can take a deep dive into how CEOs learn. Why It’s Advantageous to Learn Like a CEO. Everyone learns in their own way.

Asynchronous Vs. Synchronous Learning: What’s Best for Your Students

Hurix Digital

The emergence of online education has quite literally opened up a world of new possibilities. As a result, the percentage of students subscribing to online courses has jumped from a meagre 15.6% These schedules are – synchronous and asynchronous learning.

How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

Several studies have found learners can remember information in a narrative format better than bullet points (for example, Glonek & King, as cited in Kapp, 2014). One strategy for creating a narrative is delivering content with two narrators having a conversation rather than the traditional approach of a single narrator lecturing. It’s more engaging to listen to the back and forth of two voices. One Mentor, One Learner. Mentor as Manager or Leader.

Motivating employees close to retirement

Everwise

Earlier this month, motivating employees close to retirement surfaced as one of the most popular topics in the Everwise user community of Learning & Development (L&D) professionals and learners. That’s not surprising–employees approaching the traditional age of retirement of 65 are one of the fastest growing segments of the workforce. And by 2035, the U.S. Recognizing the value of older workers.

Active Training Series

Web Courseworks

New eLearning Books by Elaine Biech. Dr. Andy Hicken and I are contributing authors in 101 Ways to Make Learning Active Beyond the Classroom , a new e-learning book by my friend and colleague, Elaine Biech. Incorporating contributions by many of the experts in training and development, 101 Ways… is a trove of practical info for the online learning designer and trainer. Active Training. The #1 Thing.

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.

Why Millennials Care About Soft Skills Training

Coreaxis

The global pandemic has changed the way Millennials and Gen Z view their communities, friends, and employers. In this recent Deloitte study, nearly three-fourths of Millennials say the “pandemic has made them more sympathetic toward others’ needs.” Blog Custom Training