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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. Doing that takes a different mindset, new tactics, and an executive-level metric. We do this to correctly identify the skill gap.

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. I was recently asked to present on the skills gap issue and the opportunities it creates for associations at the ASAE Great Ideas conference in Orlando. There are many facets to the problem. Skills gap isn’t a “someday” problem.

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How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

skills gapproblem. What is the “Skills GapProblem? These persistently unfilled positions are attributed to an unfortunate and somewhat ironic phenomenon called the “skills gap.”. Skills gap theorists say that formal education isn’t preparing enough candidates for specialized high-skill, high-growth jobs such as data analysis, user experience design and software programming. “Skills GapSolutions.

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? 3 Causes of the Skills Gap: #1: Baby Boomers.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

skills gapproblem. What is the “Skills GapProblem? These persistently unfilled positions are attributed to an unfortunate and somewhat ironic phenomenon called the “skills gap.”. Skills gap theorists say that formal education isn’t preparing enough candidates for specialized high-skill, high-growth jobs such as data analysis, user experience design and software programming. “Skills GapSolutions.

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. Problem Based Learning: A learner-centred approach that’s similar to Scenario Based Learning. In this approach, learners are presented with a problem and gain knowledge from the development of a solution. Deciding between a cloud LMS and self-hosted solution should be done early in a selection process.

How the COVID Pandemic Has Broadened The Skills Gap and Increased the Need for Skills Development Training (And What To Do About It)

Convergence Training

Back in the years and even decades before the COVID-19 pandemic dominated much of what we talk and think about, employers and learning & development experts used to talk a lot about the skills gap and how to create and provide training to help employees develop those needed skills.

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? Staff do the training and are then evaluated to see if any improvement has been made. Below, we’ve outlined three ways to bridge your organization’s skills gaps with Docebo Perform.

5 Ways Gamification Solves Business Problems

Ed App

Who would have thought that badges, levels and leaderboards could be the answer to business problems? We share with you 6 ways gamification solves business problems. Gamification Solution: If employees feel they are valued in their jobs, their team productivity and individual engagement shoots up. Ways to do this include virtual rewards, the core of gamification, to celebrate efforts. Close the Skills Gap. Gamification Solution: Yep, you guessed it.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

skills gapproblem. What is the “Skills GapProblem? These persistently unfilled positions are attributed to an unfortunate and somewhat ironic phenomenon called the “skills gap.”. Skills gap theorists say that formal education isn’t preparing enough candidates for specialized high-skill, high-growth jobs such as data analysis, user experience design and software programming. Skills GapSolutions.

Regulatory Upheavals Coming? No Problem

CLO Magazine

Combing through each line, they identified what parts of the rule would impact the business and employees’ workflow, then organized them into three training buckets: what employees need to know about the rule, how it will impact daily tasks, and what changes are out of their control but still need to be managed. The third category had to do with tasks relegated to partner agencies.

Everything Gets Easier When You Know Who Your Ideal Client Is with Agency Operator and Podcaster Jason Resnick

LifterLMS

Learn how everything gets easier when you know who your ideal client is with agency operator and podcaster Jason Resnick in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Chris Badgett: So let’s start with how do you define the ideal customer?

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.

What is social learning (and how to adopt it)

Docebo

While there remains a need for formal training environments to meet specific learning outcomes, the necessity for organizations to leverage platforms that enable social and informal learning, where learners network, share, collaborate, and exchange ideas to solve problems, is paramount.

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

LearnUpon

Here are the eLearning terms you really need to know, from A-L. The approach prompts learners to read, discuss, and solve problems in order to synthesize content. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem solving conducted in small groups. The ADDIE process for developing learning solutions has gone through a number of iterations since it was first used in the 1950s. Intentionality: The act of doing something with purpose.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, I’ll be doing a virtual presentation around it as well. Of course, the problem with predictions, especially written predictions, is that you can look back and see how you did at the end of the year. 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. So, it’s a far richer problem than indicated by my prediction. Does anyone know or have the numbers?

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. To understand where the problem lies, we start by examining the kinds of discussions managers most frequently have with reps. 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. The Problem To reiterate, we have two problems.

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

Disprz

The need for a dedicated learning solution in changing times. And success is being measured with expertise, not the years of experience. 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. For example, I could build a company solving one problem for Word, which is making it easy to type mathematical equations on all devices.

Storytelling and Video Solutions at ATD TechKnowledge 2018

Videonitch

We know it’s effective in educating – Ebbinghaus forgetting curve be dammed when there a good story behind the learning. And with a combination of technical expertise and artistic sensibility, they did indeed figure it out. By having native support for video, Brightspace not only knows which learners started each video, but also if they finished or where they stopped if they did not finish. Storytelling.

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?

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

Disprz

The need for a dedicated learning solution in changing times. And success is being measured with expertise, not the years of experience. 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. For example, I could build a company solving one problem for Word, which is making it easy to type mathematical equations on all devices.

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." I've been describing what I do as translating subject-matter expertise into a form most suited to the specified audience, and then applying the appropriate technology to deliver it.

Experiential Learning Environments

Coreaxis

Experiential Learning, as its name implies, is a form of learning in which people gain knowledge and expertise in a field or topic by doing, rather than reading about it. Here are the most important benefits of doing so. Blog Immersive Learning & Innovative Solutions

Experiential Learning Environments

Coreaxis

Experiential Learning, as its name implies, is a form of learning in which people gain knowledge and expertise in a field or topic by doing, rather than reading about it. Here are the most important benefits of doing so. Immersive Learning & Innovative Solutions

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

While, there remains a need for formal training environments to meet specific learning outcomes, but the necessity for organizations to leverage platforms that enable social and informal learning, where learners network, share, collaborate and exchange ideas to solve problems, is paramount. Moreover, social learning manifests in-demand informal learning settings where learners collaborate, share and exchanges ideas to solve problems. Motivation: We need motivation to do anything.

Why Should Higher Education Institutions Encourage Competency-Based Learning (CBL)

Hurix Digital

As the courses are not confined by a set learning process or timeline, students don’t have to move to the next level with any gap in their understanding or learning. The outcome is that students get appropriate education to be employment-ready and have expertise in their chosen fields.

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KEITH KEATING – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Regardless of the role, at the heart of everything Keith does centers around problem solving. He studied Design Thinking at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and found Design Thinking was a perfect tool to add to his problem solving “toolkit”. Everything we do is for them, about them.

Things You Must Consider Before Selecting an eLearning Company

Hurix Digital

Studying past training outcomes can help in identifying and bridging the gaps in skills or knowledge and make learning more relevant. Your needs analysis should help you address the following questions: What problems, challenges or skill/knowledge gaps does your eLearning seek to overcome? What outcomes do you expect from eLearning? By knowing your audience, you can create better eLearning content and ensure better learning outcomes.

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.

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

Infopro Learning

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. It is now that various solutions like Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Smartphones have come into the picture that offer flexibility.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Theory vs. Application in Instructional Design: One Academics View

Learning Visions

in high school, which involved solving problems like figuring out the volume of weird spaces. John asks, "So does it matter if Cammy knows (and I have no idea if she does) what the Dick/Carey , Smith/Ragan, or Morrison/Ross/Kemp models are? Does she need to know those?" Do you think it matters? I had never seen such an excited group of people as the day I introduced ADDIE to the Project Management group and related that process to how they do business.

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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. And the solutions we apply are simplistic. We know about our mistakes in reasoning, and approaches to avoid making mistakes. A new area of expertise to complement technology, business nous, financial smarts, and more. That area is cognitive expertise. It’s time to do better. What do you think?

JULIE DIRKSEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

JULIE DIRKSEN: Technology has been solving many of the problems facing workplaces, so most of the hard problems that remain are related to human behavior. The focus is on learning how to solve problems on the go. Instead we should ask: “how would I do that online?”

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives

Learnnovators

There’s a process called performance consulting that looks to determine what the real need is, and this should be employed before determining a course is the solution. When there are performance gaps in organizations, there could be several possible reasons: that the performer doesn’t have access to the necessary resources, that the performer isn’t motivated or is motivated to perform in other ways, or that the performer is lacking in particular skills.

How Online Training can Lead your Sales Team to Success

ProProfs

The ‘gap’ between an excellent sales professional and a poor one hinges on their skills, knowledge and motivation. In such a scenario, how do you give them the skill-building resources they require to meet their sales target? Many times sales staff despite knowing a product inside out fail to create an impact when they directly interact with customers. Or, they can utilize the online self-assessments to identify knowledge gaps and select the most appropriate training module.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Training managers have a lot to do. Why do I need to do that? What can we do? Why Do Training Programs Need Accessible Elearning? But How Do I Know My Elearning Is Accessible? What to Do with the Elearning You Already Have. What to Do with the Elearning You Haven’t Yet Created. Training Managers Have a Lot to Do. What do we mean by “elearning”? What do we mean by “accessibility”? How do you do this?

Subject Matter Experts vs Learning Experts: What’s the Difference?

Bottom-Line Performance

They know their products inside and out… but they do not know how to close a specific performance gap that is happening or how to give their learners the knowledge and skills they need to be successful in their roles. They know their content, but they are not experts at teaching this content to others. Performance Experts know how to get to the root of a problem. What balance of vendor expertise works best for you?

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The Pros And Cons Of Online Learning: Startling Lessons From COVID-19

Spark Your Interest

And organizations have turned towards remote working solutions to continue their operations. It may be a grim economic outlook but with every problem comes an opportunity. Not something that they can currently do in a physical space. . A New Technology And Lack Of Expertise.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Training managers have a lot to do. Why do I need to do that? What can we do? Why Do Training Programs Need Accessible Elearning? But How Do I Know My Elearning Is Accessible? What to Do with the Elearning You Already Have. What to Do with the Elearning You Haven’t Yet Created. Training Managers Have a Lot to Do, Redux. What do we mean by “elearning”? What do we mean by “accessibility”? How do you do this?