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Looking for Effective Employee Training Strategies? Read This Now!

ProProfs

It is how employers sharpen the skills of their workforce so that the latter can fulfill their defined roles and responsibilities. Only effective training methods can translate into positive employee performance and a significant bottom-line.

Trick or Treat? Why Not Both? Celebrate Halloween to drive work performance and learning

Gameffective

Halloween is one of the most fun holidays out there and one of the best to celebrate at work. Bringing Halloween spirit into office work and learning is not just great fun. Educational-research has found a correlation between positive “ Affect ” and learning performance.

Work Literacy Skills - New Workshop

Tony Karrer

Harold Jarche, Michele Martin and I are pleased to announce a new workshop offering that relates to the recent posts on Tool Set 2009 and to the issues of Work Literacy. Work Literacy Skills Workshop Was the last formal training you had on knowledge work skills the use of a card catalog and microfiche reader? We are left trying to figure out where all these new tools fit in our day-to-day work life and our professional life.

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Enhance employee performance by keeping them engaged

Designing Digitally

Engaged employees lead to enhanced performance and results in higher profitability, increased customer ratings, and reduced turnover. But, the most effective solution is often the simplest one. Practicing what you preach is a very effective employee engagement strategy.

How is mobile format of learning evolving?

Origin Learning

On average, 59% of workers in the US work 50 hours and more a week. Did you know that the workers rely on this smart gadget to boost productivity during their work week? How to make learning seamless, integrated, and inclusive is a common challenge faced by organizations globally.

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A Commitment to Move

CLO Magazine

He had been named the company’s first human resources director for India and was working around the clock to bring this fast-growing venture to life. On top of that are more than 100 professional communities for people based on work, skill and project area. “We

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. They think, “I need to know how or why this works.”

Enough Tools for Now

Tony Karrer

In Work Skills Keeping Up? , I discuss the Tilde Effect. Still I’ll stick with: The bottom line for the Tilde Effect is that we live in a time of incredible innovation that directly affect the methods we use to work and learn. Our work skills cannot sit still. There's a lot of discussion about 21st century skills to be taught in schools, but what about the rest of us?

8 Unexpected Ways To Use Microlearning Online Training Activities

eFront

Microlearning improves knowledge retention and gives employees the ability to brush up on skills whenever it’s most convenient. They also allow them to build essential work skills and continually improve their performance.

Impact of informal learning: output learning #LCBQ

Challenge to Learn

The question of the month #LCBQ is: How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning and performance support initiatives have the desired impact or if they achieve the desired results?

Pick of the Month:12 resources from March

Jane Hart

CLOs who embrace this challenge of integrating learning into work face enormous job enrichment. 3 - Net Work Skills , Harold Jarche, 12 March 2012. 4 - Creating sustained performance through thriving workplaces, business 2 community , 15 March 2012.

6 Ingenious Ways To Refresh Compliance Knowledge In Online Training

KnowledgeAnywhere

It often covers things like safety, quality control, and relevant work skills. But they leave their knowledge in the testing room and never apply it in their day-to-day work. A quick video or interactive game works well. Contextual training is the most effective kind.

Study: Firms Must Tap Worker Passion to Address Competitive Pressures

CLO Magazine

Organizations need workers who bring passion to their jobs to navigate challenges and accelerate performance improvement, according to a new report. 17 To address perpetually mounting competitive pressures, organizations need workers who bring passion to their jobs to navigate challenges and accelerate performance improvement, according to a new report. workers surveyed by Deloitte possess the necessary attributes that lead to accelerated learning and performance improvement.

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Team Building 101: 5 Tips for Building Successful Work Teams

KnowledgeAnywhere

Did you know the performance of your star employees might be dependent on their team? A Harvard study found that the highest-performing surgeons only performed at their best when supported by a familiar and trusted team. Fortunately, there are several work team building strategies you can apply to keep your employees happy and productive. If those benefits sound worth cultivating, read on for five tips to building a successful work team.

Metalearning

Tony Karrer

Within this context, metalearning depends on the learner’s conceptions of learning, epistemological beliefs, learning processes and academic skills, summarized here as a learning approach. A student who has a high level of metalearning awareness is able to assess the effectiveness of her/his learning approach and regulate it according to the demands of the learning task. Where work and learning are not separate, metalearning is really the focus of performance improvement.

Podcast 16: Integrated Learning Experiences – With Paul Morton of CrossKnowledge

Talented Learning

An effective learning experience reaches individuals on their terms and influences their behavior in specific ways. Starting as a face-to-face trainer, I learned how effective it can be to have a good conversation in a class of eight people. And over the years, working on so many projects with such a wide range of companies, I found it all comes down to one question – how can you scale? And it never really worked. They need to improve their skills.

Free learning & development webinars for March 2017

Limestone Learning

Whether you’ve hunkered down and worked through the snowy season or escaped to sunnier climes, chances are you’re sensing the change in the air that comes from spring. How to Make It Work! Life’s too short to believe that suffering is now part of the working experience.

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. The reality is that management consultants are very much concept workers and as such have to shift how they perform their work and how they serve their customers.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

June 1, 2008 was when Work Literacy Launched. In my Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 , my last prediction was: Prediction #10 => Knowledge Worker Skills - Just Beginning in 2008, Big in 2009 The discussion of knowledge work skills is going to be BIG.

Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008

Tony Karrer

Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective. Prediction #6 => Metrics-Driven Performance and Learning Interventions My article coming out in January will spark discussion around what is actually a quite common model. Unfortunately, you can ask all you want, you will still be doing a lot of work with LMS products this year. Prediction #10 => Knowledge Worker Skills - Just Beginning in 2008, Big in 2009 The discussion of knowledge work skills is going to be BIG.