Bridging the Skills Gap: An Opportunity for Associations

Association eLearning

There’s a huge skills gap problem facing our nation today, but this crisis represents an opportunity for associations to reinvent themselves and compete with traditional suppliers of higher education. Skills gap isn’t a “someday” problem.

Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech

Web Courseworks

Call me old fashioned, but I do still see the value in a thoughtfully constructed book curated by a trusted source and filled with vetted content from a wide variety of industry experts. In many ways, this handbook successfully bridges the gap between the print and digital world.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

skills gap” problem. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? These persistently unfilled positions are attributed to an unfortunate and somewhat ironic phenomenon called the “skills gap.”. “Skills Gap” Solutions. Do you already have digital badges?

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

skills gap ” problem. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? These persistently unfilled positions are attributed to an unfortunate and somewhat ironic phenomenon called the “skills gap.”. “Skills Gap” Solutions. Do you already offer digital badges?

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. struggle to do this well for is front-line. learning-doing gap. We puzzled over the learning-doing gap and this led us to define a. hope is relevant in many other situations where there’s a learning- doing gap).

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.

3 Ways to Bridge your Organization’s Skill Gaps with Docebo Perform

Docebo

Docebo Perform is focused on providing an easy-to-use environment for identifying skill gaps in your organization and then bridging those gaps through learning. How do you know if your workforce has the skills it needs to execute on the vision your organization has for the future?

3 Mental models for learning L&D professionals should know about

Matrix

3 Mental models for learning L&D professionals should know about. Figure out the gaps and go back to the source material. Repeat the process until all gaps are filled. Understand where the gaps are.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

skills gap ” problem. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? These persistently unfilled positions are attributed to an unfortunate and somewhat ironic phenomenon called the “skills gap.”. Skills Gap” Solutions. Associations can lead the way and solve the skills gap.

Closing the Skills Gap with E-Learning Solutions

Beyond Campus Innovations

Closing the Skills Gap with E-Learning Solutions. The resulting skills gap is hurting both employees and employers as both sides seek necessary skills for growth. Keep reading to see how e-learning interventions can upskill seasoned employees and first-time workers to bridge the gap between job requirements and employee know-how. One culprit is the skills gap. What is the Skills Gap? The skills gap is created by a lack of training for the jobs available.

?Mind the compliance gap - changing behaviour with learning

Unicorn Training

When this regulation comes into force, in January 2018, you will need to know how MiFID II impacts your work and what you will be doing differently to achieve enhanced consumer protection for your clients.

How Businesses Can Fix the Employee Knowledge Gap

Designing Digitally

Employee knowledge gaps are permeating the corporate world at a pace we don’t care for, and the chasm is only widening by the day. Such a massive volume of material means that employees don’t know what to find, where, or even what to focus on.

Know All about The Players in the E-learning Outsourcing Process

CommLab India

Working together becomes smooth when both parties know their individual roles and responsibilities better. Once they clearly know what they are supposed to do and expect from each other, the process becomes streamlined. Do share your views.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, I’ll be doing a virtual presentation around it as well. Instead, we will call this "self-directed learning" and will do our best to support the workforce to learn it on their own with minimal guidance and support. Does anyone know or have the numbers?

4 Things L&D Professionals Need to Know About Modern Learners

OpenSesame

If you do the math, that can add up to over 500 hours over the course of a year – yikes. It’s also key for filling organizational knowledge gaps that form as baby boomers retire. . Learning content must be mobile accessible mobile accessible, and access to the expertise of peer mentors should also be encouraged. Thanks to technological developments and the widespread adoption of mobile devices, learner needs are not the same as they were a few years ago.

What is Continuous Learning & Why Your Business Should Be Doing It

LearnUpon

Continuous learning, continual learning, constant learning, lifelong learning – whatever you want to call it, it’s a concept that businesses training employees should know about. . Ask who’s in the know.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

Here are the eLearning terms you really need to know, from A-L. Cloud-based learning management systems also tend to require less in house technical expertise to maintain and run. HTML5: HTML5 technology provides many tools to fill the gap left by the decline of Flash.

Is Your Training On the Trivial?

Allison Rossett

Here is what Rob has to say: So, you know what the gaps are between your company’s average performers, and their expert performers. And you’ve done your gap analysis to figure out what the highest priorities are for training. Your managers know it when they see it in their “MVP.” You know, the one who can provide innovative, valuable solutions to your customers. That’s expertise , and it exists at every level of your organization.

Is Your Training On the Trivial?

Allison Rossett

Here is what Rob has to say: So, you know what the gaps are between your company’s average performers, and their expert performers. And you’ve done your gap analysis to figure out what the highest priorities are for training. Your managers know it when they see it in their “MVP.” You know, the one who can provide innovative, valuable solutions to your customers. That’s expertise , and it exists at every level of your organization.

Accelerating Product Knowledge with New Hires for the Holiday Season

Axonify

In an omni-channel or multi-channel retailing world, sales associates must know more than your customers, who’ve likely done their homework before coming to the store. The holiday season is just around the corner and you’re staffing up to meet demand.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Many instructors and course developers have started to create podcasts to share their expertise with learners and the eLearning world in general. Skill gap analysis : Compares a person’s skills to those required to do a job they have been, or will be, assigned to.

Do You Need An Instructional Design Degree?

Rapid eLearning

However, I do appreciate what it takes to get a degree in instructional design and know that what’s learned is valuable and can only enhance a person’s base of knowledge. Because of this, I usually tell people “No, they don’t,” and “Yes, they do.”. Do new things.

4 Simple Steps That Boost Workforce Performance

Avilar

A great place to start is with a competency model followed by gaining an understanding of what employees know and what they don’t know. Step 3: Analyze the Skills Inventory and Individual and Organizational Skills Gaps.

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

General Assembly

The digital landscape is evolving at a rapid pace, and it’s essential for companies to harness wide-ranging technical expertise in order to stay ahead. You can often do this internally, too, through practices that pair promising young employees with company veterans.

Accelerating Product Knowledge with New Hires for the Holiday Season

Axonify

In an omni-channel or multi-channel retailing world, sales associates must know more than your customers, who’ve likely done their homework before coming to the store. So how do you ensure new associates know everything they need, plus accelerate their onboarding to get them productive as soon as possible? This could mean equipping associates with mobile devices so, if they don’t know something, they can quickly and easily look it up while helping a customer.

Investing in an Automated Future

CLO Magazine

Mind the Skill Gap. You’re going to have the right technology if you do everything correctly around AI, but unless you have a workforce that’s prepared to design, implement and then manage the results of your artificial intelligence, you’re going to be in trouble.”.

What Kind of Training Do Sales Managers Really Need

Training Industry

First, they aim to close the gap between a seller’s actual and desired performance. The reality is that few do. 95 Percent of Coaching Conversations: Pursuit of Individual Sales When chasing a sale, that seller is looking for guidance and expertise from the sales manager to help win it. What many managers don’t know is why to have a call-planning session. This is an instance when I should be coaching this rep, here is why it’s needed, here’s where I’ll do it.”

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: I Say Instructional Designer, You Say Tomah-toe

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 I Say Instructional Designer, You Say Tomah-toe As you may know, I struggle with describing what I do. My personal elevator speech when people ask me what I do for a living. "I teach people to do stuff using technology."

How Do You Create eLearning Content? In-House vs. Third-Party

DigitalChalk eLearning

Do you sell or create courses and/or training online? If yes, then chances are you are using a learning management system (LMS) to do so. Do you create the courses and training on your own or do you look for a third-party source? On the flip side, third-party content brings in outside expertise, is less costly and is immediately available for use. Finally, we wanted to know why companies decide to create training content or borrow it from other sources.

BLOG: Designing A Learning Game - Where Do You Start??

Unicorn Training

Computer and online games are no different, but how do you make sure you get the learning you want from a game? 1) When you sit down to design a game, where do you start? The key questions we ask from the start are: Who do you want to tell? How do you want to tell them?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID?

Learning Visions

Friday, November 02, 2007 Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID? If youre working as an instructional designer, do you have an advanced degree? What do you think counts more? Clive says, "I must confess I dont really care how someone has acquired their knowledge of the subject, but I do care whether they are constantly striving to do a better job." Besides, he told me, I didnt have a degree in ID, so obviously I didnt know anything.

When the Learner is the Teacher, Do We Need Instructional Designers?

Xyleme

How do you create learning experiences that meet the audience where they are? The days of all knowing instructional designer that drives a process of extracting and interpreting information from the SME seems way too mediated. The expertise is out in the field and now the SMEs have unprecedented power to turn the camera on themselves. This means knowing the demographics of the audience, and then creating something close to a story for the course that will appeal and engage.

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. But thats not really my expertise.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?

Learning Visions

Do you use audio on every slide because the client says people will think its broken if you dont? Weve taken this up before and many of us IDs know the strategies for using audio most effectively by now. We know to avoid narrating text word for word, for instance.

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Broad and Deep Instructional Design Skills

Experiencing eLearning

Do instructional designers or learning experience designers need to know how to use development tools, or should they focus just on analysis and design? What about people who only do development but no design; are they instructional designers?

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Skills Quotient: The Solution to the CEO’s Biggest Problem

Degreed

According to economist Paul Krugman , the skills gap is no longer a zombie idea, “an idea that should have been killed by evidence, but refuses to die.” Furthermore, we are constantly inundated with sobering statistics about the state of the skills gap.

Chief Cognitive Officer?

Clark Quinn

But, with the shift in the competitive landscape, there’s a gap that’s being missed. And those who could do so were selected on that basis. We know about our mistakes in reasoning, and approaches to avoid making mistakes. That area is cognitive expertise.

How does customizing of learning help to improve competencies?

Origin Learning

What do conglomerates with highly complex product lines do to keep people charged on gaining skills? They came with different understanding and expertise of the range of products.

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. Go out and get your SME to say it like it is into a microphone and share their expertise. This past year we started doing more video interviews with SMEs using Flip cameras over the XL1. Lose sight of those things and everything you do is poo.

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Ask The Experts: KiKi L’Italien

Association eLearning

How have the discussions evolved over the years and what do you see as being the top issue for association professionals today? What is it that we can do to differentiate ourselves from other free, online sources?”. You know?

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