Skills Are the Currency of “The Expertise Economy”

CLO Magazine

“Never has there been a time where so many changes are happening so quickly, and it is really hard for companies and employees to adapt,” said Kelly Palmer, co-author of the “The Expertise Economy: How the Smartest Companies Use Learning to Engage, Compete and Succeed.”.

Applying Expertise

Clark Quinn

I’m trying to get my mind around how the information we’re finding out about expertise matches to the types of problems people face. If you look across the literature on expertise, and the recent writing on how our brains work (c.f. Kahneman’s Thinking Fast and Slow ), you see an emerging picture of expertise. When you look at the Cynefin model, which characterizes the types of problems we face, we see what types of expertise are helpful.

Employee Management Skills Every Leader Should Know

Your Training Edge

We hear a lot about management skills. These skills can virtually be anything that allows you to handle others successfully and boost your entrepreneur’s career. Although some skills will differ based on your sector, most of these skills are universal throughout every workplace.

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Employability Skills: Boost Your Marketability


An astounding 71 percent of marketable employability skills are required in two or more job categories now. In many situations, job skills become integrated into other company roles. The future of employment lies in possessing hybrid job skills and knowing how to apply them.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

employees have the knowledge and skills. new managers transition from skilled individual producer to team. Board, “Shifting an effective manager to an effective. So how effective are your managers at leading and. managers develop the skills they need to succeed?

What Are the Most Coveted Skills Employers Want by 2026?


What skills will you bring with you when you got the job? As the workplace continues to change rapidly, your current skills could be obsolete before you even use them. As long as you have basic computer skills, you can be taught to use the latest technology. Negotiation skills.

How to Become an Expert or What I Learned from Reading “Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise”

Anders Ericsson is an expert on expertise. Ericsson lists 7 traits of deliberate practice: It develops skills for which there are known, effective training techniques. It builds skills up step-by-step over time starting with good fundamentals.

Using E-Learning to Developing Expertise in Pharma

ATD Learning Technologies

Effective training involves more than teaching the rules and requirements of national regulatory authorities [such as the U.S. Vesper in his dissertation, “Developing Expertise of Those Handling Temperature-Sensitive Pharmaceutical Products Using E-Learning.”

6 HR Skills That Guide Organizational Success


So, what are the HR skills that are essential to developing the right company culture to guide organizations to victory? Here Are the Top 6 HR Skills That Drive Success: Change and Culture Expertise. Business Expertise.

Why You Should Boost Soft Skills in Your Organization


There’s no doubt that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) skills are essential in our fast-moving, tech-evolving, globally connected world. How well does your workforce blend technical expertise with communication, collaboration and other soft skills?

Technology Skills for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

If you’re seeking jobs in workplace training, expertise in an LMS is likely not as critical. Of the three, image editing skills are the most important. Do you really need technology skills? Some jobs don’t require any technology skills at all.

Want To Share Your Expertise? You’re Cursed. Here’s How To Fix It.


But have you ever stopped to think about how your expertise could be making it harder for you to create effective online courses? In fact, research tells us that when it comes to predicting the time it will take a beginner to master a new skill, experts are cursed.

Managing Remote Employees Effectively


However, do those who only have experience with face-to-face team management have to master a whole new set of skills to be effective at overseeing remote employees? The number one skill managers need to successfully manage remote employees is clear communication.

21st Century L&D Skills

Performance Learning Productivity

I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups. You may have joined the training/learning profession because you were a subject expert and wanted to (or were recruited to) share your expertise.

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8 Ways You Can Develop And Prosper In Your Chosen Profession

Your Training Edge

Did you learn any new skill that you plan to utilize in the coming year? This is significant because you will notice that often some of the best opportunities come from effective networking. Gain expertise in an area that’s valuable for your organization.

Your Career: Soft Skills and Consultative Capabilities

CLO Magazine

A CLO’s ability to arm employees to adapt to that change and deliver value through capability building is becoming a premium, as are effective soft skills and competence in working with the C-suite to understand, meet and exceed their objectives.

Effectiveness of Corporate Learning and Development programs

Your Training Edge

They are trying to develop new skills in their employees and giving them training to face new challenges. Every employee has weaknesses, but corporate learning and development programs and activities give the similar knowledge and skills.

How Leadership Skills are Being Taught in Modern Training Programs

Your Training Edge

You will see that there is no expertise involved; only approach towards work is taken into consideration. Improvement in listening skills. All this is possible only when the leaders have superb listening skills. Activities that you may find useful for improving listening skills.

Metrics for Measuring Training Effectiveness


Companies and organizations want to supply the most effective training to provide a measurable return on investment. Just buying programs or contracting with course providers is no guarantee that your employees will have sustainable skills after they complete an e-learning course.

What Employers Want Now: Data Literacy Skills


There’s been a lot of talk over the past few years about a skills gap between employees and the requirements for particular jobs. Data literacy means having the ability to make sense of, and effectively interpret and use, data. Using critical thinking skills to analyze data.

5 Tips How To Effectively Incorporate Repetitive Skill Practice In Corporate Training


If not, repetitive skill practice could be your missing link. This article discusses how you can incorporate repetitive skill practice in corporate training for maximum impact. How To Incorporate Repetitive Skill Practice In Corporate Training: 5 Effective Ways.

Investing for Soft Skills: Build, Buy or Both

CLO Magazine

But whether they think broadly about the work or more narrowly about a specific person, emotional intelligence, caring and soft skills are not often at the top of the list. Engineers are generally known for their technical skills and proficiency. To do that, leverage soft skills.

7 Steps to an Effective Serious Game or Gamification Implementation

Knowledge Guru

One of the reasons serious games are hard to create successfully in-house is the lack of game design skill most organizations have on their teams. Organizations often get around the lack of in-house game design expertise by using game templates or a full fledged gaming platform.

Meeting Workplace Skill Requirements by Improving Your Microsoft Office Abilities


Meeting Workplace Skill Requirements by Improving Your Microsoft Office Abilities. We’ve said it before, but we’ll say it again – Adding Microsoft Office to your workplace skill set is extremely beneficial for everyone involved. What to do to meet employers’ skill requirements?

How the 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 4


discusses the distinctive effects arts-led learning is having on online learning design. Here he introduces the Mastery effect. The Mastery Effect. These skills are typically hard-won in the studio. Photo by Teddy Kelly / Unsplash.

Future-skilling your workforce


The Conference Board research on future skilling your workforce suggests organizations take a holistic approach to recruitment and development to ensure strong connections to the long-term goals of the organization. Strategies for finding talent can draw upon what future skills will be required for the organization; where can talent be found that supports a more global organization, or technically advanced professionals that also hold business skills combined?

Introducing Episode 6 of our Soft Skills Series: Building a Fearless Team

Learning Wire

Successful organizations harness the power of their employees’ ideas, expertise, and passions. Este artigo Introducing Episode 6 of our Soft Skills Series: Building a Fearless Team foi publicado em CrossKnowledge Blog. We Love Soft Skills

Introducing Episode 6 of our Soft Skills Series: Building a Fearless Team

Learning Wire

Successful organizations harness the power of their employees’ ideas, expertise, and passions. Este artigo Introducing Episode 6 of our Soft Skills Series: Building a Fearless Team foi publicado em Learning Wire. We Love Soft Skills

How to Run Effective Group Projects in Online Education


Many learners sign up for online education to build their professional expertise in a field and gain marketable skills. And with an online course, learners have the chance to learn how to coordinate a team project in a distributed work environment—an increasingly necessary skill in today’s work culture. While many learners might be eager to show off a good grade, employers are just as interested in evidence of well-developed soft skills.

Effective Manager Development Program at Scale


Building an Effective Manager Development Program. Last month, Everwise hosted a popular webinar on “Effective Manager Development at Scale” with Kim Bolton, Program Director, Leadership Development at Unum Group. Skilled managers are critical to the success of any organization.

Extended Learning Networks can be supported by E-Learning – An Effective Case


But training initiatives have to often extend beyond the confines of the organization and create an effective, relevant and uniform way of learning. This leads to large gaps in the skill as well as knowledge competency among the external partners.

How to close skill gaps in your organization ?

Origin Learning

Also, the competencies and skill-sets of employees too were quite different given their levels of knowledge and expertise. This primarily helped in skill gap analysis.

What’s next with the French publishing house Dunod? Interview of Éric Pommat, Digital and Business Development Director


And finally, in 2018, our learners (re)discovered inbound marketing and growth hacking , those cost-effective, efficient and fast-to-implement marketing techniques. 4 new skills, between soft skills and toolboxes to feel better at work and work smarter, that pleased Coorpacademy’s learners in 2018 (and viewing numbers prove it!) In 2019, we’ll be working on soft skills with 4 new essential themes: 1 hour to stop stressing and stay zen.

14 Professional Development Opportunities Outside Work


Robust learning resources like KnowledgeCity are inexpensive and highly effective ways to enhance your professional growth. Not only will you pick up important skills and learn best practices, you will have an opportunity to network and explore further career opportunities in your field.

Work Skills Keeping Up?

Tony Karrer

In New Work and New Work Skills , I discuss the fact that most of us have not participated in formal learning since college on foundational knowledge work skills - especially metacognitive skills. Most of us have strong skills in some areas and are much weaker in others simply due to the fact that we acquire our skills in completely ad hoc ways. Tilde Effect What epitomizes the situation for me is the Google ~ operator. Our work skills cannot sit still.

6 Do’s and Don’ts for More Effective Sales Coaching


Research shows that boosting the effectiveness of your front-line sales managers’ coaching is the single biggest driver of higher win rates, yet over a third of managers we recently surveyed felt they don’t do enough of it. The same rule applies to effective coaching.

Article Review: Refocus, Re-skill L&D to Support Modern Business Needs

David James, chief learning strategist for Looop, explores this idea in his article for Learning Solutions Magazine , “Next Action: Refocus, Re-skill L&D to Support Modern Business Needs.”. For L&D, that means finding more effective ways to help employees do their jobs better.