Employee Skills Assessment Testing For Effective Skills Training Programs

eLearning Industry

From off-the-shelf industry-standard skills assessments to custom scenario-based testing, this article will help you understand when to choose which type of assessment for the most effective skills and competency-based training programs.

Best Practices for Effective Soft Skills Training

eLearning Brothers

Boring soft skills training doesn’t just put employees to sleep. That’s why the most effective soft skills training typically doesn’t just fly off someone else’s shelf. Use these ideas for customizing your own internal soft skills training.

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Foster Effective Communication Skills through Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

Foster Effective Communication Skills through Customizable Courseware. Effective communication skills are paramount in any kind of business. We’ve recently debuted a series of customizable Soft Skills courses in our Customizable Courseware library.

Learning to survive the tech skills shortage

Your Training Edge

The digital age has put the world’s small pool of skilled tech workers firmly in the spotlight. In an ideal world your tech stack will operate pretty smoothly, but that doesn’t mean you can’t challenge your staff by giving them the opportunity to learn and further develop their skill set.

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Fulfilling Today's (Changing) eLearning Needs

Speaker: Bryan Marriott, President, P1 Learning

It’s not enough to post 1,000+ courses and leave training up to chance - even if your learners are already aware of their skill gaps, they’re not going to wade through hours and hours of content to find the one course that might help them. The elements of effective and engaging eLearning.

Product Training vs Soft Skills Training

Your Training Edge

Soft skills training like public speaking, communication skills etc. can be taken as “good to have” instead of vital component, and product training like quality control skills are usually viewed as a box ticking exercise, not always monitored at the workplace to assess value.

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Top Management Skills of 2020

KnowledgeCity

Do you ever wonder what you could be doing to enhance your management skills but aren’t sure where to start? As the years go by, more and more talking heads seem to shout on the internet about the best leadership and management skills.

Mad Skills – The Skill-Centric Approach

Gyrus

Mad Skills – The Skill-Centric Approach. In a skill-centric program, Organizations can identify traits and aspects of successful members of their current competencies and roles, and address the precise capabilities that need to be established to excel within those positions.

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Developing learning to learn skills

Clark Quinn

So I thought I’d rant, for a post, on what is involved in developing learning to learn skills. What are learning to learn skills? Most importantly, you have to develop the skills. You can point out, as a meta-discussion, when people are learning effectively.

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Behaviors Sabotaging Your Leadership Skills

Your Training Edge

Even if you are a leader of a certain group or community of people, there is a lot of things to learn further to enhance your abilities and skills. If you don’t know the root cause behind the downfall in your leadership skills then you would not be able to solve it either.

Sales Training That Gets Results – With or Without Classroom ILT

Speaker: Mike Kunkle, VP Sales Enablement Services, SPASIGMA

Most sales ILT (instructor-led training) has historically not been very effective, if we consider “effective” to mean “changes behavior, improves results, or produces a ROI.”.

Job-Ready Skills Certification Program by Swift Elearning Services

Swift eLearning Services

There has been a lot of debate on the “Challenges faced by recruiters” in bridging the skill-gap in organizations.

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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.

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6 Cost-Effective Tips On How To Improve Soft Skills In Onboarding Online Training

eLearning Industry

In this article, I share 6 cost-effective tips on how to improve soft skills in onboarding online training. Corporate eLearning eLearning eBooks Employee Onboarding Employee Performance Employee Training Soft Skills

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Effective Leadership is Transformational

CLO Magazine

Effective leadership is a transformational journey made up of four “spheres of influence.” It comes first because effective leadership starts on the inside. Effective leaders working at the team level realize they must honor the power of diversity among team members.

How Video Learning Is Transforming Skill Mastery in Sales

Speaker: Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO, About-Face Development

Video learning is not new, but the marriage of video learning and today’s technology is transforming our ability to achieve skill mastery in sales.

Important Factors of E learning in Skill Development

Your Training Edge

Through e-learning, people can attain the different skills related to their interest. It is a cost-effective and consistent approach. E-learning plays a vital role in skills development from which some are being discussed in this article. WRITING SKILLS THROUGH E-LEARNING.

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Skills WANTED

eLearning 24-7

A Gallup Poll in 2016 found only 18% of managers demonstrated an aptitude for effectively managing. This post, though isn’t about leadership development, it is about digital and data skills, or more importantly, the lack thereof in today’s content, which will be needed in the coming years for all employees. . 50% in Hospitality, Retail and Telecom are concerned about their technical skill levels (HR Dive, 2019). Skills are _.

Activities to Improve Soft Skills

Unboxed

Soft skills, like the ability to communicate and work together, are some of the most sought-after employee skills. In fact, 92% of recruiters say soft skills are critical tools they look for in their applicants. Unfortunately, soft skills don’t come naturally to everyone.

Why Skills-Based Training Is More Important Than Ever

Clarity Consultants

If companies don’t embrace employee skills training, keeping up with the competition is nearly impossible, as they would become trapped in a perpetual recruitment cycle to secure the skills they require. Learning EffectivenessToday that isn’t always an option.

How to Create Engaging eLearning Through Visual Design

Speaker: Tim Slade, Speaker, Author, Award-Winning Freelance eLearning Designer

The effectiveness of any eLearning course is only as good as its instructional design. But can instructional design alone make an eLearning course engaging and effective? The truth is, good eLearning design is more than just instructional design. An engaging eLearning course uses visual design, graphic design, and user interface design to help elevate the instructional design. In this session, you’ll learn more about how to use visual design to create engaging eLearning content.

Consider scenario-based microlearning for soft skills

CLO Magazine

Job success requires strong hard and technical skills, and strong interpersonal and people (or soft) skills. Hard and technical skills training involves imparting information, knowledge, facts and figures on a learner.

5 Tips to Effectively Address Foundation Skills in Corporate Training

Learning Pool

5 Tips to Effectively Address Foundation Skills in Corporate Training Corporate training faces a constant challenge to keep up with the rapid pace of a changing business landscape.

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.

Employability Skills: Boost Your Marketability

KnowledgeCity

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.

View from the Learning Team: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Andrea Mikulenas, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

As a learning leader, you are regularly faced with a dilemma: prioritize the needs of the learners, or succumb to the budgetary demands and deadlines of the C-suite? This proverbial tug-of-war is a constant in learning development - but it doesn't have to be. Join Miriam Taylor and Andrea Mikulenas of Inno-Versity as they dive into the second layer of the Triple Bottom Line of eLearning – the Learning Leaders!

5 Ways to Improve Effectiveness at Work

KnowledgeCity

If the shrinking workweek is any indication, today’s professionals seem to be getting a better handle on how to improve effectiveness, using the adage “work smarter, not harder.” So, what’s the secret to making your work and your time more effective? Define effective.

What Skills Do You Need to Be an eLearning Designer?

Tim Slade

For those looking to get into the world of eLearning, it’s easy to assume that the number one skill you need to possess is instructional design. If you’re interested in learning more about what skills you need to be an eLearning designer, check out my video below!

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Webinar: The Hard Value of Soft Skills Training

eLearning Brothers

Time and again, employer surveys reveal what most training professionals already know: soft skills are crucial for developing new hires and emerging leaders in your organization. So, why do so many organizations balk at investing in soft skills training?

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10 Effective Communication Techniques

KnowledgeCity

Effective communication in the workplace leads to positive workflow and higher productivity. 10 Techniques for Effective Communication. Business communication is only effective if the recipient understands it.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

critical skills needed to achieve a specific business. outcome with the most effective and efficient set. effective learning solution or curriculum. specifies the most effective and. no practical skills they can implement. from the business skills they need to.

Skills for the Networked World

ID Reflections

".learning is ubiquitous in ongoing activity, though often unrecognised as such - Jean Lave (1993)" Recently, I read a series of posts and articles related to digital literacy, 21st Century Skills and the behaviours and practices required for working and learning in a connected world.

Virtual Reality Could Help Develop Soft Skills

CLO Magazine

One tantalizing possibility for the future of virtual reality training is in the area of soft skills. Softer skills training just requires a bit more thoughtfulness and creativity in how to apply it.”.

5 Tips To Effectively Address Foundation Skills In Corporate Training

eLearning Industry

Pressure too comes from the increasing demands of employees wanting to develop their skills, so they can keep abreast of change and take advantage of new opportunities and new career paths. Corporate eLearning Corporate eLearning Best Practices Corporate Training Employee Motivation Soft SkillsCorporate training faces a constant challenge to keep up with the rapid pace of a changing business landscape.

5 Communication Skills You Need to Lead

KnowledgeCity

However, despite the variables in routes and methodologies to get to the “top,” those who make it generally have specific communication skills in common that you can easily integrate into your own style to be an effective leader.

Go Beyond with Compliance Training

Speaker: Justin Muscolino, Head of Compliance Training North America, GRC Solutions

There are few words that will make corporate learners tune you out more quickly than "compliance” or “mandatory." Justin Muscolino, Head of North America Compliance Training for GRC Solutions, believes that compliance training can be engaging, interesting, and yes, sometimes fun - and he has the experience to back up that claim. Let’s be part of a push to remove this psychological block and do what’s best for our organizations. Who's in?