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Re-thinking Learning and Performance from a Business Standpoint

ID Reflections

Yesterday, I wrote a post on Learning vs. Performance – the Dichotomy. It was more of a theoretical exposition on why learning doesn’t necessarily translate into performance, and delved into some of the psychological and behavioral aspects of the same. Why is it that learning and training don’t translate into performance? Why are employees still not performing as expected? What should L&D do about it? Performance looks for the gaps in business.

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

NovoEd

Closing the skills gap is an urgent issue. 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. jobs are unfilled as of last June and the skills gap widened over the past year—key trends many L&D leaders actually expected to impact the future workplace and workforce. Infor shared some statistics that underscore that learning in the flow of work is evolving to learning in the flow of life.

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The complete guide to effective customer service training

TalentLMS

What skills do you need for customer service? What skills do you need for customer service? This can create some frustrating situations for sales and support staff. When staff don’t know or understand the products they’re selling, the customer experience is automatically at risk. And support staff won’t be able to, well, support! Did you know that 12% of Americans say their top frustration with customer service is “lack of speed”? Do you hear that?

5 simple steps to create effective Learning & Development Program

PSB

It can be just as detrimental if you do not have a clear understanding of how to create an efficient Learning & Development program for your business needs. It provides all the statistical and analytical data through which you can assess your business needs.

Bridging the Gap: Addressing Barriers to Women in Leadership

Everwise

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. Most programs supporting women’s advancement to leadership tend to be “one and done” and “one size fits all.” EverwiseWomen has found the most effective approach is to come at the issue from two directions.

‘Learning literacy’ and the currency of a knowledge-based economy

CLO Magazine

Like company-matched retirement funds or any meaningful benefit, education benefits can provide support for recruiting and retention. And, as we will see, they can even directly impact sales and operational performance.

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

Solving Cognitive Overload with Point of Need Tools

Saffron Interactive

How do we recognise this issue, and what tools can overcome it? We all know that life is changing at an accelerated pace and this unlikely to slow down whether we like it or not. At Saffron, we’re interested in identifying solutions to how this pace of change affects learners and organisations so that in a complex world, things can be made simpler and more effective. How do businesses mobilise strategy quickly and effectively when they have a large workforce?

A Macro View of Microlearning: eLearning Replacement or Enhancement?

JCA Solutions

Do you have enough hours in the week for all the learning you need? As a result, we have a training gap in our busy work week. And because of that, microlearning offers a promise for many to help fill that gap. Remember that statistic about having only ~24 minutes a week available? Creating a session on how to write an effective business email would be too much subject matter with too many factors to fit into a microlearning session.

The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

Most of the time, companies collect big data from external sources to help the business serve customers more effectively, become more efficient, and increase profits. Adapting to the learner’s needs based on their performance. Skill (“I can do it right now”).

Want success like Google? Approach learning like Google does

Edume

But did you know that they ranked first place on Fortune’s annual “ 100 Best Companies to Work For ” 8 times in 11 years, and held onto the title consecutively for 6 of those years? They know that in order to attain the success of the whole (i.e. And the statistics would agree.

Edume

But though admins got an insight into a group’s overall performance on an aggregate question or lesson basis, they couldn’t dig into any greater detail. Assessments build on the effectiveness of the old Lesson Scoring model by going one step further.

Getting Started With E-Learning for Manufacturers

Capytech

How do you get started with e-learning, however? In the past, manufacturing companies required workers to perform repetitive tasks. Today, those tasks can be performed by robots and algorithms. Do they have the devices they need to complete an e-learning course?

5 of the Best Softwares for Online and Mobile Learning in 2020

Edume

The bottom line: it’s scalable and more cost effective than traditional methods.?. Do you have a designated L&D team, or are you a single operations manager responsible for a whole fleet? How easy do you need content creation to be?

10 Ways Marketers Can Create Sales Content That Actually Gets Used

Allego

If you’re a marketer supporting a sales team, you’ve got a lot on your plate. Consider these statistics: Two-thirds of marketing content goes unused. 55% of marketers don’t know which assets sales uses most.

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What is Prescriptive Analytics and Why Should You Care?

Talented Learning

In the past, organizations primarily harvested descriptive information about prospects, customers and product performance. This begs several questions: How do descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics differ? However, many organizations want to move the performance needle.

Want success like Google? Approach learning like Google does

Edume

But did you know that they ranked first place on Fortune’s annual “ 100 Best Companies to Work For ” 8 times in 11 years, and held onto the title consecutively for 6 of those years? They know that in order to attain the success of the whole (i.e. And the statistics would agree.

Spotlight On…SHARP Digital

Edume

There’s a very big gap in the global market for providing the ‘ABCs’ of digital, and it’s our mission to bridge this gap in South Africa. We work directly with learners on a distance learning basis using Whatsapp and phone calls to give them additional support.

Customized Corporate Training: What It Is & Why You Need It

Unboxed

However, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, organizations with fewer than 100 employees provide only 12 minutes (yes, 12 minutes) of managerial/corporate training every six months. Now, you probably want to know the advantages of customized corporate training.

Essential Training KPIs You Should Be Measuring

Litmos

How do you demonstrate beyond doubt that your online training strategy is providing tangible return on investment? So, how do you demonstrate that your online training program is delivering value for money? What Key Performance Indicators do you need to put in place from day one to support your business case? Support organizational and employee goals. Performance Indicators. Bear in mind that performance indicators are more difficult to quantify.

3 Ways to Show Your Organization How Valuable You Really Are

EthosCE

From course completion statistics to learner assessment data, having a clear portrait of the success (or failings) of your CME courses is key to the future success of your program. It goes without saying that your data is your greatest asset, but you might not know it can also be your most significant vulnerability when it comes to CME program development. Accurate data supports: The development of activities that are tailored to meet learner knowledge gaps.

Flexing Your Tools to Create Maximum-Impact Online Training

Mindflash

What features in the modern LMS support it? The LMS should not force designers to choose formal over informal learning—both should be supported. Does a formal training best support your learning objectives? Will informal training help your learners to close their skills gaps more effectively? Supporting Performance. Performance support was first introduced over three decades ago by Gloria Gery.

The truth about digital learning

Litmos

So, what do you really need to know to make the digital transformation of learning a success? At this year’s Litmos LIVE event, I shared five truths about digital learning which summarise what you need to know. Technology is now an integral part of most jobs and the pressure is on to fill growing skills gaps in the wake of digital transformation. Effective.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them. Toni Bowers of Tech Republic writes about this issue in her latest blog, Do Your IT Trainers Really Have Training Skills?

Change Leadership: When Change Management Is Not Enough

Living in Learning

Ask any IT professional if they have a repeatable process for Change Management (CM) and you can expect an unequivocal “Yes we do!” Are there not technology standards, workflows, and certifications that demand low tolerance for error, elimination of poor quality output, and avoidance of extraordinary waste if not executed effectively? Tactical CM is a requirement, but it will not generate enough momentum to bridge the gap between deployment and implementation.

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Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 12PM – 1PM PT: Successful Implementation of Virtual Management Training How do you ensure installation of learning for your front-line leaders and management team? Unfortunately, many talent leaders aren’t effective where it counts.

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Getting Started With Learning Data and Analytics

CLO Magazine

You’re ready to get started with learning data and analytics, but where do you begin? Do you have a learning system that is already producing data? Do you already have tools in your ecosystem that are experience API, or xAPI conformant? Bringing simple metrics into your consciousness will give you a much deeper understanding of the performance of programs and it gives early visibility into positive or negative changes happening in your business.

Cut The Clutter: 8 Tips To Create Focused eLearning Courses That Meet Individual Needs

eFront

Does your eLearning content cater to individual goals and gaps, or does it take the “one size fits all” approach? But how do you cut the clutter and create a targeted eLearning course for EVERY online learner? Online learners need to know where they are headed and why before they begin the eLearning course. Pre-Assess Online Learners To Pinpoint Gaps. For example, the exam reveals that most of your online learners share a skill gap.

The best 3 strategies on retaining top talent

Matrix

Employees stick with a certain organization if they are motivated to do so and recent studies about what drives people and what makes them effective show that essentially there are three very important aspects that lead to better performance and personal satisfaction: Autonomy, Mastery and. People feel and work better when they feel they are in charge of the tasks they have to perform on the job.

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

Consider the numbers: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 1 in 5 workers in the U.S. If employees — particularly those from different cultural backgrounds — feel they are not adequately invested in or supported in their skills development, it may be because they aren’t.

9 Experts Explain Why eLearning Success Depends on Microlearning

ProProfs

Well, you should go for microlearning because it drives knowledge retention and improves performance. My primary work in recent years focused on ways we can use social tools to support learning. One way microlearning is particularly effective as it offers the learners with a very tight, focused piece of information. The sharp focus makes learning more efficient and effective. Take Away: There’s no doubt that shorter e-learning courses engage learners effectively.

Why yesterday’s skills and development strategies aren’t enough to survive today’s digital transformation

Learning Wire

Yet despite the omnipresence of digital technologies in organizations today, statistics reveal that the people working in them are unprepared. an estimated 60M people are shut off from jobs because of a lack of digital skills: nearly 20% of American adults do not use the Internet at home, work, or at school, or by mobile device [3]. Progress generates a skills gap. Organizations today are faced with a disruption that is nothing short of historic.

Looking Within: How To Gather And Analyze Actionable Learning Insights

TalentLMS

For what we don’t yet know, it becomes somewhat necessary to rely on assumptions – even when they’re rooted in best practice – to design and deliver online training. Hard facts can bridge the gap between assumption and informed decision, and help you design courses that are better suited to your audience, learning outcomes, and organizational needs. Know why you’re collecting data. How do you get the insights you want?

How to Offer CPE Credits & Compliance Training Online (2020 Guide)

learnWorlds

Professionals all across the globe are constantly trying to keep up with an ever-expanding skill set required to be able to do their job effectively. Once you get your course accredited, make sure to let learners know how much time you require from them before they enroll.

PODCAST 130: Turning Junior-level Talent into Top Sales Professionals with Eddie Baez

Sales Hacker

We have events and do all kinds of different, interesting things. He’s an account executive on one hand, closing deals and building pipelines and doing all of the things that we talk about all the time. Tell us about IBISWorld and what you do there. What are you doing?

5 Ways to Simplify Your Employee Training Process

eFront

While these steps have been rigorously studied and defined by experts, there are still ways on how to make this process of employee training simpler and even more effective. As important numbers may be, we all know too well that the entire story isn’t represented by statistics alone. Taking some time to get to know your learners can avoid this analysis pitfall and give you better insight on the real issues that need addressing.