The Hidden Benefits of Keeping an Updated Skills Inventory

Avilar

Do you know what skills your people have today? Here’s how (and why) to do it. To discover what skills your employees have – and don’t have – review skill inventory and skill gap reports for individuals and teams. Your reports will tell you where your employees’ skills are the strongest, where they’re weak, and where you have gaps. Identify the skills gaps that can be filled by new employees. Avoid being caught off guard by a future skills gap.

Pandemic Planning: How to Prepare for the Coronavirus

Avilar

While the outbreak is not (yet) considered a pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the SARS-COV-2 a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Then, if a factory, plant, or office is closed or quarantined, you will know exactly what skills have been taken offline, and where other employees with those skills are located. Then you can intelligently relocate either the work or the employees to fill the gaps. Do you have any travel restrictions, now?

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How to Cultivate Top Tech Talent: What Every Exec Needs to Know

General Assembly

The following is an excerpt from 6 People Strategies for Successful Digital Transformation , an exclusive white paper from General Assembly. Download the full paper here. The former has to do with the tools, mindset, and organizational structure that will drive the business agenda forward, while the latter has to do with the reskilling that each individual will need to use these tools and thrive in the new organizational context.

Why You Should Boost Soft Skills in Your Organization

Avilar

Companies are frantically investing time and money to recruit, retain and develop employees who know about artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, data science and the like. Yet, in an interesting twist, the adoption of automation is starting to shift the focus beyond “hard skills” (technical know-how), creating a greater demand for employees with finely tuned “soft skills” (the way people do their jobs). How to Identify and Close Soft Skills Gaps?

How to Develop Leadership Competencies that Work

Avilar

We all know that future business leaders don’t emerge by chance. Do you know how to develop leadership competencies that work? . Competitive edge : Know their markets and innovate to stay ahead. Identify current strengths, interests, experiences, and skill gaps.

How to Boost Your LMS When Upskilling Employees is Your Goal

Avilar

There’s no doubt that upskilling employees – improving and advancing skills to keep up with emerging technology, organization, and market demands – is a win-win for your company and your workforce. You’ll know right away where there are skill gaps.

How to Develop Leadership Competencies in Your Millennials

Avilar

What leadership competencies do Millennial managers need to develop to effectively lead our next-generation workforces? They’ve emerged as the most racially and ethnically diverse adult generation we’ve seen (until Generation Z, which follows Millennials), helping to elect the country’s first black president. As global warming and other environmental and social challenges have emerged, they blame previous generations for neglecting or exacerbating those problems.

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Putting the Future of Work in a Global Context

General Assembly

And the gap between the skills workers have and the skills companies need is growing wider as workers struggle to keep pace with emerging technologies in fast-growing industries. We know technology is transforming the global workforce. and what policymakers, learning and development providers, and business leaders should be doing to prepare for it. Download the Putting the Future of Work in a Global Context white paper.

Are You Prepared for the Measles Outbreak to Hit Your Workforce?

Avilar

Did you know that competency management can help you and your team weather the storm? Emergency preparedness starts with assessing your risk. And…how do those risk factors map to your employees? Do your travel policies limit travel to higher-risk geographies in the U.S. Do you support work from home for people who may be exposed? What they may or may not do. What they must do, in some circumstances.

7 Reasons Why You Must Convert Flash Games to HTML5

Hurix Digital

However, owing to glaring security gaps, performance, and stability issues that Flash games presented on mobile devices, a need for change became more pressing. Serious gaps in its security came to light every now and then. This effectively forced the hands of developers to convert their Flash games to another platform, and HTML5 emerged as the de-facto choice. The emergence of HTML5 as the alternative to Flash is supported by a host of underlying causes.

4 reasons why ‘experience’ is the focus in learning now

Learning Pool

In the Learning Pool white paper, Powering the Modern Learner Experience: Next-Generation Learning Tools Come of Age, these changes are grouped into four main areas: Work. Further to the above, businesses now deploy whole cohorts of contingent workers to meet skills gaps and achieve particular strategic goals. In the last decade AI has emerged as a critical technology driver that is starting to have effects in almost every business to greater or lesser degree.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

Also, if you hear about other offers that learning professionals would appreciate, please let us know. Emergency Remote Work Kit. To help educational institutions, healthcare providers, municipalities and non-profit organizations embrace “the virtual workplace” LogMeIn is offering Emergency Remote Work Kits to new customers. Google is also doing its part to support workers and educators who need to communicate effectively in distributed environments.

5 Uses where Blended Learning Works Best and Why!

Enyota Learning

With digital disruption looming large, it has never been more critical for organizations to close skill gaps in new business models, revolutionary ways of working, and in emerging technologies. But the question is, how do companies help employees gain more knowledge in an efficient and convenient way? In fact, most organizations have many guides, documents, and white papers created for this purpose.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Open-Source vs. Closed-Source LMS: Why the Technology Your LMS Uses Matters When looking for a new Learning Management System, there are a multitude of questions that must be asked, starting with: What do I need my LMS to be able to do to allow us to reach our eLearning goals? Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Making of a Mindful Leader (Free for ATD members) Did you know that 68.5