Mind the gap – Skill-gap testing in eFrontPro 4.5

eFront

Do you know what those are? Because, as of last week, the latest update to your favorite Learning and Talent Development Platform, affectionately known as eFrontPro 4.5 , is here to help you answer exactly those kinds of questions, thanks to its brand new skill-gap testing engine.

Meet the Hero of the Technical Sale: The Sales Engineer

Cloudshare

Sales engineer” (SE) is the title you’re mostly likely to see on their business cards, however those in the business go by several titles. More often than not the word “engineer” is used, as in presales engineer, sales engineer , or solutions engineer.

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Is your company know-how about to leave? How to close the skills gap before it opens.

Pract.us

When people take their know-how with them, the whole team suffers. In particular, you have to make sure that exiting employees don’t leave a skills gap in their wakes. They didn’t address the skills gap before shaking up the workforce. Prevent the gap with a culture of learning.

Train Where it Counts: Turn Work Into Your Main Learning Engine

Pract.us

Most companies use traditional courses or videos as their main engine for developing employee skills. As Jac Fitz-enz, CEO of Human Capital Source and Workforce Intelligence notes, these occasional appraisals do little to help employees improve.

Unleashing the Engineer in Instructional Design

Knowledge Avatars for Training

When it comes to developing instruction, are you an artisan, or are you an engineer? If the artisan builds a chair, even though we all know the function of a chair and a chair's general characteristics, the artisan will build the chair from scratch. An engineer works to build an efficient chair. How thick do the legs have to be? If so, we know which finish would be best for the weather. If so, we know how to make it more comfortable.

Create a Corporate Training Program that Sticks: Part 2 – Know Your Audience

TechSmith Camtasia

If you’ve already caught up with last week’s post , you should be able to get to the root of your training request, and identify a gap that your training program will fill. When I was in college studying engineering, I took a machinery class.

What is SaaS LMS? Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs

Software is a great combination between artistry and engineering. This blog post sheds light on everything you need to know about this platform. You won’t need a dedicated IT professional or an IT department to launch your training program. #2.

How Do You Teach Innovation?

CLO Magazine

To do that they need a workforce that has the skills to solve customer problems by creating new and more innovative products and services. To do that, Robertson said learning leaders should bring customers and executives together as part of the learning process.

Prepping Middle Schoolers for 21st Century Careers

CLO Magazine

Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are integral for childhood education development. Yet, the STEM skills gap still exists today with more and more industries in need of STEM skill talent. Learning Delivery News skills gap STEM STEM skills gap

Developing a Training Program That Assists Hiring of Maintenance Techs

Convergence Training

Recently a commercial real estate maintenance company came to us looking for help putting together a comprehensive maintenance technician training program to meet the needs of not only their new hires but of their maintenance techs throughout their careers with the company.

Knowing Your Audience is Key to Great Data Storytelling

Watershed

Specifically, you need to know your audience and your goal for telling them your story—otherwise, you risk wasting a lot of time and losing the interest of key stakeholders. Do you have similar challenges in reaching your objectives?

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

The authors of this whitepaper make a compelling case for associations to step in and bridge the growing education-to-employment gap by offering alternative, affordable, industry specific education programs for professional development and credentialing.

How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

In this environment, you’d think associations would be bursting at the seams with participants in member education programs. So, at a time when member education programs should be thriving, many have been losing ground. Whatever you do, don’t wait to make a move.

The Top 5 Things EVERY Training Program Must Have

Coreaxis

Imagine this – you are designing a training program to upskill existing employees, or you have to create new hire training program. But wait – are you sure you know what you are doing? What problem will this training program solve?

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Do you see a pattern in the above table? What can we do for them? AI-based recommendation engine.

What to Do If Your Association’s Online Course Failed

WBT Systems

After you and your colleagues put so much effort into it, how do you explain to your boss and committee chair why your online course failed? The first thing to do is to realize that, as cliché as it sounds, failure is a learning opportunity. Are they in the position to know what the market needs? But do people know they need these skills? Is there a gap between what skills employers need and what people think they need ? What web pages do they visit?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Name That Tool

Learning Visions

Friday, May 01, 2009 Name That Tool I just got a FaceBook query from someone and I thought you all could help: Im looking for a tool you might have come across, but I dont even know what product/programming group it belongs to. Id want to be able to do a couple things with the data before giving the user feedback. Im sure I could do a better job describing this, so let me know if Ive been clear. What tool do you think hes looking for?

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Do you see a pattern in the above table? What can we do for them? AI-based recommendation engine.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Training managers have a lot to do.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Training managers have a lot to do.

Q&A with Nicole Tarasoff

Interactive Services

Currently, Nicole is a senior compliance manager on LinkedIn’s small but mighty Global Compliance & Integrity team, where she spearheads the company’s compliance training and program build, communications, and culture initiatives.

Aging Members Will Stick Around (& Keep Learning) Longer Than You Think

WBT Systems

Businesses will have to bridge that gap with older, 65+ workers. We’re already experiencing a talent shortage in our industry, so we have to find ways of retaining our people,” said Dale Sweere, vice president of engineering firm Stanley Consultants. At Goldman Sachs, a ‘returnship’ program provides training to retirees who want to restart their careers. Are employers encouraging older employees to continue working in some capacity to bridge that gap?

Best Learning Management System to Meet Training Needs

G-Cube

KPI-driven learning, assessment engine, just-in-time learning, skills-gap analysis, and so on. The best LMS systems hold the potential to track individual progress, generate reports, bridge skill-gaps, enhance employee retention, and overall business growth.

Part 3/3: Facilitating learning experiences with AI

Everwise

We sat down with Erik Duindam, Head of Engineering for Everwise, who recently published a white paper on AI’s potential for L&D. The previous articles addressed AI as a transformative force in HR, followed by the role of AI in learning programs.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Network Instructional Designers Survey

Learning Visions

Not only do we do instructional design, but we also do a whole lot of other stuff. use authoring tools (55%) do graphic design (41%) do testing (55%) [me too!] programming (17%) audio engineer (13%) voiceover artist (20%) [me too!] Now, granted there had only been 30 respondents at the time of the post, but the results do show the breadth of talents and skills that are required of IDs these days. What do you do on that list?

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Scale Your L&D Organization in the Moment of Need with Managed Learning Services

InfoPro Learning

Here, we’ll discuss the evolution of employee development and how managed learning services can keep your L&D engine at top speed as your organization grows. Some of the added complexities such as learning strategy, corporate/business alignment, training needs analysis, skills gap analysis, multi-generational learners, widely dispersed audiences, and a plethora of learning modalities are both time consuming and critical to L&D’s success.

Part 3/3: Facilitating learning experiences with AI

Everwise

We sat down with Erik Duindam, Head of Engineering for Everwise, who recently published a white paper on AI’s potential for L&D. The previous articles addressed AI as a transformative force in HR, followed by the role of AI in learning programs. A McKinsey Global Institute report found that there will be significant changes in what workers need to know in the coming decade as a result of AI.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Getting Started in Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Ill share with you what I know and point you in the direction of some great resources where you can learn even more. For me, instructional design is about designing "engaging and effective" asynchronous learning experiences (web-based training programs). Ive always had the good fortune to have a team of graphic designers and programmers who do that heavy lifting. Oh and I saw your post about telling other moms what you do. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

20 Key Takeaways from ATD 2019

Docebo

Only 25% of high-performance organizations (and 10% of low performing organizations) are prepared for the capability gap arising from advance work automation. Design your learning programs with a reverse-engineering approach and follow these 8 steps.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: DIY vs. Formal Learning

Learning Visions

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 DIY vs. Formal Learning DIY Learning (Do-it-Yourself) is the term of the week, it seems. Elliot Masies most recent Learning Trends newsletter leads with the headline "DIY: Do It Yourself Trends". He quotes an article by Dion Hinchcliffe in ZD Net in which Dion states, The idea of DIY (Do It Yourself) is to get developers and IT departments out of the demand loop and letting users self-service themselves. What do you think?

How to Partner With the C-Suite for L&D Success

Absorb LMS

Do you know how your L&D program maps to your organization’s strategic goals? The CFO knows the personnel risks that lose the business money, but L&D can work with the CFO on a learning agenda that reduces the most costly risks. Internally, sales and customer success training programs can help the CXO boost customer rentention and NPS. From there, on- or off-site employee trainings can stay ahead of skills gaps.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Days 22, 23 & 24

Learning Visions

The tasks are relentless -- every single day theres something new to do. The idea behind this task is make sure your new readers know what youre all about. I found a number of blogs that had linked to mine without my ever knowing! The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Illusions of Competence in Learning | How to Fix Your United Airlines Problem

mLevel

Let’s take a step back and look at why employees perform the way they do in the first place. In other words, we may act contrary to what we like or know best when there are environmental influences that have an impact on our behavior.

Top 5 Manufacturing Training Challenges An Virtual Reality Training Can Help You Overcome

CHRP-INDIA

Besides, VR is mostly being consolidated for creating training programs for the military, designing models for architectural designs, showing mechanisms for surgeries and more. Risk management is a theme everyone is super aware of and they know how significant quality assurance is.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better At our seminar today on using Articulate and Moodle and "Doing More for Less" , the conversation turned (as it always does) to using audio in eLearning. This past year we started doing more video interviews with SMEs using Flip cameras over the XL1. With Speech-Over's text-to-speech engine, expert content can be read in as text, which is then spoken in the course by an "expert" TTS voice.

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