Key Takeaways from the LinkedIn 2019 Workplace Learning Report

Origin Learning

The third annual Workplace Learning Report from LinkedIn is here. Key findings from the Workplace Learning Report from the LinkedIn report are listed below: Spending on L&D is increasing, and budgets are growing for employee development. The Problem of Skills Gap.

Why Soft Skills are Critical to the Success of a Learning and Development Professional

Your Training Edge

A LinkedIn study found that 58% of the hiring managers believe that the lack of soft skills in candidates is limiting their companies’ productivity. This has ushered in the immediate need for soft skills training for employees. LinkedIN: [link].

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Why I left Linkedin

Saffron Interactive

A couple of months back I made the decision to delete my LinkedIn profile, a decision greeted with incredulity from all quarters. What sets LinkedIn apart is that it’s considered to be the professional network; a platform you can use to build your career, not your social life.

Why I left Linkedin

Saffron Interactive

A couple of months back I made the decision to delete my LinkedIn profile, a decision greeted with incredulity from all quarters. What sets LinkedIn apart is that it’s considered to be the professional network; a platform you can use to build your career, not your social life.

LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

I do a lot of presentations where one of the topics is how to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. In most cases, I will ask for a show of hands: How many of you have a LinkedIn Account? How many of you actively use LinkedIn? How many of you get really high value from LinkedIn? - Now down to 2-5% I am continually surprised by this result ( Getting Value from LinkedIn ).

Frustratingly Effective Learning

Association eLearning

The learners demonstrated the skills they were supposed to be learning and came up with a range of creative solutions to the assignment. In short, effective learning usually isn’t “the quick and easy path.”. Spaced repetition cements knowledge and skills into long-term memory.

Audience Take-aways From LinkedIn Training

eLearning Cyclops

Several weeks back I held my last online professional networking class, which focused on using LinkedIn. And due to the bank acquisition and upcoming lay-offs, it had a very strong focus on using LinkedIn as a tool for employment networking. However, for the sake of knowing what skills are being applied ( level 3 - Behavior ) I can peruse the profiles of my attendees, many of whom are connections, and see what learned skills they applied.

Why You Should Boost Soft Skills in Your Organization

Avilar

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? Who Needs Soft Skills?

LinkedIn - Prospecting No - Conversation Yes

Tony Karrer

Serving Clients In terms of serving clients, I covered parts of Tool Set , specifically Work Skills Keeping Up , Better Memory , Information Radar , Processing Pages with Links , Networks and Learning Communities , Collaborate , and Twitter as Personal Work and Learning Tool. I went through examples similar to LinkedIn for Finding Expertise and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers to show the basics of how LinkedIn works. Let's compare that to LinkedIn.

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. Jarche also challenges one of the basic tenets of L&D departments – that they should focus on developing the skills of individuals in their organisation.

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MOOCs to Bridge the Workplace Skills Gap

Your Training Edge

In business a huge skills gap is hindering the ability of many organizations to achieve their goals because students are not graduating from school with the knowledge, skills, and abilities they need for critical jobs. However, out of disruption comes innovation, and if we can set these two trends on a collision course, we might find a perfect solution for the skills gap problem, which is predicted to take a heavy toll on U.S.

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The Top Soft Skills You Need to Teach Your Employees Now

TalentLMS

Soft skills rarely get the attention they deserve, but that doesn’t mean that they’re not valuable in the workplace. More and more, organizations are recognizing how soft skills in the workplace differentiate great employees (and businesses) from good ones.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I am copying a discussion we have been having on LinkedIn as a part of the Training&Development group. The discussion that evolved has been one of the most insightful for me and I thought it should be shared with those who may not at present be a part of the T&D group on LinkedIn. Those are the high-level steps - specific skills one might need depends on the project and business needs.

The Benefits of Soft Skills Training for your Workforce

LearnUpon

For many organizations, hard skills are usually top of the list when it comes to hiring. That is, they’ll look for skills that are specific to the job itself, and the training or experience needed to perform the job well. What are soft skills? Soft skills vs hard skills.

Network Skills

Tony Karrer

I personally believe that one of the areas where learning professionals need the most help is how communities and networks impact learning and building individual and facilitation skills around these: Knowing how to individually leverage Network Skills and Communities to help with work and learning tasks Community and Network Facilitation Skills to help others learn and work using networks and communities In my post Networks and Learning Communities , I looked a bit at this topic.

New Post-Millennial Cutouts For Your Next eLearning Soft Skills Course

eLearning Brothers

Included in these images are dozens of new models, hundreds of new poses, and many more costumes for you to use in your instructor-led and eLearning soft skills presentations. The post New Post-Millennial Cutouts For Your Next eLearning Soft Skills Course appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

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Effective Interface Designs for eLearning

Association eLearning

An interface designed for middle school kids to learn about life skills. Caitlin is a graduate of the University of Florida, where she focused on the effect of viral and social media in online learning. Effective Interface Designs for eLearning - February 25, 2013.

Skills Are the Currency of “The Expertise Economy”

CLO Magazine

Palmer is chief learning officer at Degreed, an education technology company, and the former chief learning officer for LinkedIn and former vice president of learning at Yahoo. CLO : What do you view as the most effective way to learn? What skills does the company need to be successful?

How Social Media is Effective for E-Learning

Your Training Edge

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google Plus are among the social media platforms that almost everyone accesses today. Twitter is an effective tool to get feedback from.

What Is Soft Skills Training And Why Is It So Important?

The Game Agency

Want to improve your employee’s soft skills? The most effective way to do so is through game-based training. Games provide a fun and safe environment to learn, practice, fail, and ultimately master critical skills. Soft Skills Training: Everything You Need To Know About Training Employees. If I told you that 67% of HR professionals report withholding positions due to lack of soft skills you probably wouldn’t be surprised [1].

A Recipe for Modern Learning: Ingredients for a Deliciously Effective Learning Ecosystem

eThink Education

Employees want and need a new approach for accessing information, gaining knowledge, and building skills. So what are the essential ingredients for today’s most effective learning ecosystems?

Content Marketing Basics Going Into 2019

KnowledgeCity

Before you can use content marketing as an effective tool to drive profits, first you must develop a content marketing strategy. Once a novelty niche in the marketing arena, content marketing is now its own branding powerhouse.

Skills Series: A Beginner’s Guide to JavaScript

General Assembly

Welcome to General Assembly ’s Skills Series , where our expert instructors introduce you to key skills in the high-demand fields of data , web development , user experience design , marketing , and more. javascript coding ga-skills-series programming web-development

Filming starts for our new series to support charity digital skills

Clear Lessons

Filming starts for our new series to support charity digital skills. According to the Charity Digital Skills Report , 45% of charities don’t have a digital strategy, yet most charities know that digital skills can help them work more effectively and retain staff.

Interview with Corinne Sowar: Effective Employee Onboarding

TalentLMS

I had a great conversation with Corinne Sowar in the group “Instructional Design & E-Learning Professionals’ Group” on LinkedIn and asked Corinne for an interview to tell us more about what she does, the results and everything in between! You can find her on LinkedIn.

Effective Training Visuals—Organizing for Perception

OpenSesame

By which I mean that people who complete the course will have knowledge, skills, or attitudes they didn’t have before. How can you tell if it’s going to help your employees gain knowledge, develop skills, or hold specific attitudes?

Training for Soft Skills: An Investment Worth Making

OpenSesame

Employers all over the world are on the hunt for employees who possess unique and valuable skills: leadership, communication, organizational ability, and teamwork are just a few of the many skills that frequently show up on job applicants’ resumes and LinkedIn profiles. Today, technical skills like programming, engineering, and data analysis seem to dominate the job-search conversation. Left Employee Development Business Skills Posts eLearning

How to MOOC: Designing Effective MOOC Training Programs

Your Training Edge

How do we design effective training programs for such an eclectic creature? and “Do employees have the necessary technological skills to complete the course?”. MOOCs are well suited to both hard skills and soft skills training, but the type of course may differ. For example, hard skills like typing, using spreadsheets, and data analysis may call for a course with extensive video tutorials, exercises, and quantitative practical assessments.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

In effect, it can act as a set of notes of one’s day’s learning aggregated and filtered via hashtags and shared with the broader world. Small working out loud circles can use Twitter effectively through facilitated tweet chats as well. When is it most useful to use LinkedIn?

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How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

“ Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. To succeed in social media you have to have strong social skills by nature.” – Connie Malamed (in our interview with her).

3 resolutions for more effective elearning in 2018

Elucidat

Here are three achievable resolutions you can make to keep up with new trends and create more effective learning this year. Here are three resolutions we’ll be sticking to this year, in order to create more effective elearning. Teach skills, not knowledge.

The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

A twitter follower stated a good point though, saying that there is a disarray in e-learning and for the most part, I think he is right. ” – Craig Weiss in his LinkedIn post here. “ I might disagree that L&D professionals possess high-level skills around formal learning, too.

Modern Communication in HR: Embrace Digital

KnowledgeCity

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn. While many HR managers are utilizing tools like LinkedIn to find and attract the right talent, not all organizations have kept pace. Communication has changed a lot over the last few of decades. Or, the last few years, even.

Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011 – A Follow-Up

eLearning Weekly

Following up on last week’s post titled, “Top 5 Skills for eLearning in 2011,” I’d like to explore this at a different angle. We could go two ways with this: Brand new to the eLearning industry, or a seasoned veteran honing their skills. Graphics (design or researching skills).

What the Future Holds for Learning and Development

CLO Magazine

LinkedIn’s “2018 Workplace Learning Report” suggests that more than 58 percent of employees prefer to learn at their own pace, which increases the need for more digital learning solutions than ever before.