Skills Are the Currency of “The Expertise Economy”

CLO Magazine

“Never has there been a time where so many changes are happening so quickly, and it is really hard for companies and employees to adapt,” said Kelly Palmer, co-author of the “The Expertise Economy: How the Smartest Companies Use Learning to Engage, Compete and Succeed.”.

Applying Expertise

Clark Quinn

I’m trying to get my mind around how the information we’re finding out about expertise matches to the types of problems people face. If you look across the literature on expertise, and the recent writing on how our brains work (c.f. Kahneman’s Thinking Fast and Slow ), you see an emerging picture of expertise. When you look at the Cynefin model, which characterizes the types of problems we face, we see what types of expertise are helpful.

Employee Management Skills Every Leader Should Know

Your Training Edge

We hear a lot about management skills. These skills can virtually be anything that allows you to handle others successfully and boost your entrepreneur’s career. Although some skills will differ based on your sector, most of these skills are universal throughout every workplace.

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6 HR Skills That Guide Organizational Success

KnowledgeCity

So, what are the HR skills that are essential to developing the right company culture to guide organizations to victory? Here Are the Top 6 HR Skills That Drive Success: Change and Culture Expertise. Business Expertise.

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

employees have the knowledge and skills. new managers transition from skilled individual producer to team. managers develop the skills they need to succeed? managers will then use these new skills and knowledge. a new skill, there’s a repeatable. skills.

The Expertise Economy Helps Lift The Lid On The Skills Gap

eLearning Industry

In today’s rapidly changing world, one of the key organizational challenges is developing workers’ skills to ensure success now – and for the future. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

The Gap in soft skill training

Your Training Edge

Soft skill has become quite a common term that it seems to lose its significance with time. So, my question is that has soft skill training been overlooked by the businesses nowadays and if it’s true as it seems, how can this gap in soft skill training be filled.

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7 Tips To Select A User-Friendly LMS That Aligns With The Skills And Expertise Of Your Team

eLearning Industry

In this article, I’ll share 7 tips to select a user-friendly LMS that aligns with their skills and expertise. Is your current LMS just right for every member of your team, or are there some who struggle with the features, functionality, and User Interface? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems Best Learning Management System Customer Experience User Experience User-Friendly LMS

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.

Marketing Your ELearning Skills

LearnDash

The idea of marketing your own skills can be somewhat intimidating, and understandably so. Marketing your expertise can be easy to do with just a few strategic decisions.

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Accessibility Expertise: Determining Where It Belongs in Elearning Development

The Learning Dispatch

Building accessible online courses requires specialized skills—but do all accessible elearning development skills reside in a single role? Accessibility, like any specialized area of skill, requires dedicated time to master.

How to Become an Expert or What I Learned from Reading “Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise”

Pract.us

Anders Ericsson is an expert on expertise. Ericsson lists 7 traits of deliberate practice: It develops skills for which there are known, effective training techniques. It builds skills up step-by-step over time starting with good fundamentals.

Using E-Learning to Developing Expertise in Pharma

ATD Learning Technologies

Personnel need to have the cognitive skills and develop expertise so they can flexibly and critically evaluate various options, including identifying potential risks and ways to control and mitigate them,” writes James L.

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.

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. How will you measure acquiring these skills?

MOOCs Proving Useful For Tech Skills

LearnDash

The truth is, some areas of expertise are fairing better than others. Today’s online students are eager to learn skills like web design, HTML5, PHP coding, CSS, javascript, and more. e-Skills for Jobs in Europe.

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Broad and Deep Instructional Design Skills

Experiencing eLearning

The core skill for instructional designers is creating learning experiences. Cammy Bean refers to this as a “T-shaped” skill set in her book The Accidental Instructional Designer (p.

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Gain new skills faster with the Dreyfus model

Your Training Edge

It seems like everybody wants to be better and more prolific in their areas of expertise, but the only way to really achieve it is by acquiring additional skills and knowledge. In this post, we will show you how to gain new skills faster using the Dreyfus model.

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7 Tips To Market Your e-Learning Expertise

Adobe Captivate

Here are 7 helpful and actionable tips to get the word out about your e-Learning expertise. Do your research and find online discussions , clubs, and organizations that revolve around your area of expertise.

What Employers Want Now: Data Literacy Skills

KnowledgeCity

There’s been a lot of talk over the past few years about a skills gap between employees and the requirements for particular jobs. It requires some math and statistics knowledge, as well as analytical skills. Data literacy skills include: Knowing when and where to use appropriate data.

8 Ways You Can Develop And Prosper In Your Chosen Profession

Your Training Edge

Did you learn any new skill that you plan to utilize in the coming year? In fact, your objective taking up those projects is to complement your job by gaining new, relevant skills that will allow you to explore different areas of your particular field.

Want To Share Your Expertise? You’re Cursed. Here’s How To Fix It.

OpenSesame

But have you ever stopped to think about how your expertise could be making it harder for you to create effective online courses? In fact, research tells us that when it comes to predicting the time it will take a beginner to master a new skill, experts are cursed. You are an expert.

21st Century L&D Skills

Performance Learning Productivity

I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups. You may have joined the training/learning profession because you were a subject expert and wanted to (or were recruited to) share your expertise.

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Celebrate Your Expertise - Share and Standout

Vignettes Learning

In the Path2X (Path to Expertise), our members accomplish this through Path2X eShare. Path to Expertise Progress The classic resume is static. With teams, leaders have no immediate way to assess capacities, status of ongoing learning and new skills developed by team members.

Your Career: Soft Skills and Consultative Capabilities

CLO Magazine

A CLO’s ability to arm employees to adapt to that change and deliver value through capability building is becoming a premium, as are effective soft skills and competence in working with the C-suite to understand, meet and exceed their objectives. Video production: Andrew Kennedy Lewis.

Introducing Episode 6 of our Soft Skills Series: Building a Fearless Team

Learning Wire

Successful organizations harness the power of their employees’ ideas, expertise, and passions. Este artigo Introducing Episode 6 of our Soft Skills Series: Building a Fearless Team foi publicado em Learning Wire. We Love Soft Skills

Got Skills Gaps? Partner Up

CLO Magazine

Adults are struggling to learn in today’s fast-paced world, and leaders are having a tough time finding employees who already have both the technical and soft skills necessary to succeed in the workplace. Chief Learning Officer : How severe is the skills gap in our knowledge-focused age?

Expertise: Why The Odds are Stacked Against Novices

Vignettes Learning

I continue to plow the literature on expertise and find it most exhilarating and inspiring. However, this outlook is the far-end spectrum of what expertise is. If we look at expertise as an final end result of capability and mastery, then we may be stuck.

6 Marketing Skills For Learning And Development

eLearning Industry

It’s only in the best interest of an organization to have the two share learnings since their fields of expertise overlap. Corporate eLearning Corporate Learning And Development Corporate Learning Best Practices eLearning Marketing Soft SkillsAlthough Learning and Development (L&D) and Marketing may have different types of teams, the core aim of both departments is to communicate in a way that focuses on changing the behavior of people.

How Leadership Skills are Being Taught in Modern Training Programs

Your Training Edge

You will see that there is no expertise involved; only approach towards work is taken into consideration. Improvement in listening skills. All this is possible only when the leaders have superb listening skills. Activities that you may find useful for improving listening skills.

5 Essential online survival skills by Howard Rheingold

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

In the meantime I found a video with Howard Rheingold about the 21st century skills. Howard states that the online skills, the 21st century skills are no longer nice to have, but are essential survival skills. The 5 skills he mentions are: Attention.

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Investing for Soft Skills: Build, Buy or Both

CLO Magazine

But whether they think broadly about the work or more narrowly about a specific person, emotional intelligence, caring and soft skills are not often at the top of the list. Engineers are generally known for their technical skills and proficiency. To do that, leverage soft skills.

The Essential Skills To Becoming A Learning And Development Professional

Adult Learning with Technology

It was only then that I realised that as much as I wanted to teach, my expertise lay in technology and eLearning. Over the years I’ve been asked how I got into eLearning and Instructional Designing. I’d always wanted to teach and when the opportunity presented itself some years ago, I jumped at the chance. … Read More Read More.

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The Essential Skills To Becoming A Learning And Development Professional

Adult Learning with Technology

It was only then that I realised that as much as I wanted to teach, my expertise lay in technology and eLearning. Over the years I’ve been asked how I got into eLearning and Instructional Designing. I’d always wanted to teach and when the opportunity presented itself some years ago, I jumped at the chance. … Read More Read More.

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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.

See the wood for the SMEs

E-Learning Provocateur

In my previous blog post, Everyone is an SME , I argued that all the employees in your organisation have knowledge and skills to share, because everyone is an SME in something. Does your organisation have a searchable personnel directory that captures everyone’s expertise?

Everyone is an SME

E-Learning Provocateur

Of course the level of expertise in a particular domain will vary across a population, and the label of “expert” will naturally be assigned to those who have the most. We need to empower the many to share their expertise.

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.

Meeting Workplace Skill Requirements by Improving Your Microsoft Office Abilities

Coggno

Meeting Workplace Skill Requirements by Improving Your Microsoft Office Abilities. We’ve said it before, but we’ll say it again – Adding Microsoft Office to your workplace skill set is extremely beneficial for everyone involved. What to do to meet employers’ skill requirements?

How to close skill gaps in your organization ?

Origin Learning

Also, the competencies and skill-sets of employees too were quite different given their levels of knowledge and expertise. This primarily helped in skill gap analysis.