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3 Keys to Successful Federal Leadership Development

Avilar

Leading cross-departmental and cross-functional teams is another tactic to gain skills and experience. Clearly, it takes cross-collaboration at the highest level to “deliver mission outcomes, provide excellent service to the American people and effectively steward taxpayer dollars.”.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This article from the Harvard Business Review has several practical tips on writing negative feedback effectively. Five Golden Rules for Effective Mentoring. This article provides five tips for setting up a good mentoring program at your company.

Powerful Employee Learning for Small Businesses on a Budget

Pract.us

Consider some low-cost training strategies. They have to fill skills gaps and onboard new people as efficiently as possible. So what can you do that will effectively help employees learn without killing the budget? Don’t overlook soft skills.

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No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

If you ever have to stand in front of a group and present some training material, you might want to brush up your skills with these 5 “gotchas.” Whether or not you have an incentives program in place, take a look at this useful article for ways to make it most effective.

The 50:50 learning model

CLO Magazine

According to our research, there are a variety of low-cost (or even free) and out-of-box training initiatives that startups can take advantage of and provide for their employees. Someone who not only excels at a technical level but with a flair to train/mentor others.

What is Design Thinking and Why Should You Care?

Pract.us

For many of us, who don’t have huge L&D budgets, it’s a relief to know that you can create effective training without big courses or videos. At Pract.us, we’re dedicated to bringing you practical, low-cost training solutions.

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Get started on employee development training

OpenSesame

92% of these executives recognize a gap in the workforce skill set. . Employee development can appear to be costly for an organization through incurs time, opportunity cost, and miscellaneous training expenses.

Podcast 24: DNA of High-Impact Learning – With Paul Morton of CrossKnowledge

Talented Learning

Our conversation left me wondering how these new findings are actually shaping workforce skills development. Increasingly, that includes skills development – yet many organizations still struggle to deliver high-impact learning. Encourage coaching and mentoring for deeper engagement.

How to Overcome Government Performance Management Challenges

Avilar

Yet the country’s largest employer is beset with an older workforce that’s looking to retire and leave a wake of skills gaps behind. At the same time, agencies struggle to recruit and retain the skilled young professionals government needs to deliver on its mission in a changing world.

Diamonds in the Rough

CLO Magazine

So it’s not surprising that a 2014 Deloitte University Press survey of global organizations revealed that 86 percent of participating companies said having more effective leaders at all levels was their No. Acquire skills working across cultures and within groups with diverse ways of thinking.

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5 Ways to Stretch Your Training Budget

Mindflash

Despite ample evidence supporting the bottom-line value of training and professional development , training budgets are almost always the first place business leaders target for cost-cutting. Some people think you can’t teach soft-skills online.

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How to Improve Your Company With Continual Learning Right Now

Continu

That means people undergo all sorts of training (on- and off-the-job, formal and informal) to build new skills on a consistent basis. Employees build skills. Continual improvement of skills is crucial in the modern workplace where change is constant. Your employees will see higher job satisfaction, decreased turnover intention, and non-job-related skills (like social competencies). Read: Employee Recognition: Low Cost, High Impact.

Building a Learning Culture

Everwise

One way to make the case for increased L&D investment is to identify capability gaps and how L&D programs can help develop the supply chain of skills needed to reach an organization’s desired business outcomes. Do you have the tools in place to effectively collaborate?

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Decades of expensive LMS solutions gave way to a pricing revolution over the last 10 years, as cloud computing paved the way for low-cost LMS competitors that drove the overall price point down. Significant increase in sales effectiveness. 10 Effective eCommerce Pays, Bigtime.

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5 Ways to Stretch Your Training Budget

Mindflash

Despite ample evidence supporting the bottom-line value of training and professional development , training budgets are almost always the first place business leaders target for cost-cutting. Some people think you can’t teach soft-skills online.

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

More effective communication? Monday, January 8, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: 4 Keys to Enhancing Your Healthcare Culture (Free for ATD members) A healthcare company’s culture has a tremendous effect on the patient experience, and ultimately your survey scores.

Best Open Source MOOC Platforms for Businesses

Pinlearn

Low cost. Depending on the platform and course owner, a good MOOC should be available to students in comparatively a much lower cost than the regular counterpart of the same. A final project can give the final view of the course progress and let learners self-examine their skills. How to Use MOOC Effectively. Udemy is a trustworthy website where most of the courses are effective. What is the MOOC platform? Dave Cormier coined the term MOOC in 2008.

5 Lessons Learned from 16 Years in Leadership Development

Abilitie

Too often, we in L&D emphasize content over context and prioritize knowledge acquisition over the creation of social experiences that help individuals develop their leadership and communication skills. The most effective L&D departments I have seen take advantage of them.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

>> Reduce your total cost of ownership. >> The suite of IBM Kenexa talent products includes BrassRing, Skills Assessments, Talent Insights, Talent Acquisition Suite, Survey Enterprise and BrassRing Candidate Relationship Manager. Then, you can quickly sift through talent pools with the right skills assessment test. >> Reduce voluntary turnover as employees understand how to build a career with you and acquire new skills. >>

Free L&D webinars for April 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, April 2, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Straight Talk: Communication and Connection Skills to Increase Influence (Free for ATD members) Learn effective communication techniques to improve your communication skills, and learn to connect effectively to leverage those communication skills.