Top 5 Job Skills to Look for in Job Candidates

KnowledgeCity

The challenging part of the matter then becomes understanding which job skills fall into the “must-have” category and which don’t. With costs like these, identifying employees that possess the right job skills for your organization has never been more important.

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7 Soft Skills You Need To Succeed In Your Career

Your Training Edge

Soft skills or people’s skills are set of skills that are different from job-specific skills or hard skills. Unlike hard skills, they involve your personal attitude, outlook and behavior towards your colleagues.

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The changing skill set of the learning professional

Clive on Learning

Skills define us. On our death bed, it is our skills that we will reflect on with pride. These could be physical skills – our ability to knit jumpers, drive vehicles, perform gymnastics, play the violin, cook tasty food, swim or make beautiful furniture.

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Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap

Association eLearning

Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap was originally published in the IACET blog as a guest post by Digitec President Jack McGrath. The skills-gap issue is growing more critical in the U.S., The Skills-Gap Crisis. How bad is the skills-gap problem?

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

It also creates a common language across the organization, and it improves on-the- job performance—all at a cost more reasonable than custom elearning.  skills in working with diverse populations. Sometimes they’re called job aids. training to the on-the-job application.

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? The MNC’s world-wide presence meant that each of its location had its own unique requirements as the employees operating out of every location had profiles with diverse skill-sets.

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. One of the first things that Origin set out to do was to do a Job Task Analysis (JTA). This primarily helped in skill gap analysis.

Broad and Deep Instructional Design Skills

Experiencing eLearning

Nearly 16% of respondents in the eLearning Guild’s 2015 salary report identified their job as “do a lot/little of everything.” ” Clearly many people do work that doesn’t fit neatly into a single job category.

Developing Millennials: Why Skimping on Soft Skills Training is Risky

eLearning Brothers

My Mom was a homemaker, and Dad was a skilled tradesman. I was the first in my family to earn a college degree, which armed me with strong technical skills. Today’s gig economy amplifies the Millennial soft skills training gap.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

skills and provide opportunities to practice; we build exceptional self-paced online. experiences that teach concepts and skills; we deliver blended programs that deliver. current jobs. your driving skills. to brush up on your skills to get ready.

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?

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?

Why is Skills Management Important?

Gyrus

Last week I defined skills management by referencing and summarizing an existing Wikipedia article. ” Perhaps last week I put the cart before the horse though because I didn’t define “skill.” ” Again going to Wikipedia, here’s how it defines skill.

4 Ways to Develop Your Skills for Career Growth

KnowledgeCity

4 Ways to Develop Your Skills for Career Growth. When positions open, the process of finding skilled people who also meet the job requirements becomes a serious struggle. This skill gap doesn’t need to work against you. Bridging the Skill Gap.

Beat the Machines with these 10 Employability Skills for the Future!

TalentLMS

You really won’t be that surprised that some of the skills to be mentioned have already been part of our repertoire for quite some time. There will also be new skills that hinge on the advances in technology. Employment skills for the future require one to be a lifelong learner.

Learning Skills Essential to Every Job

TeamFluent

Every job seems to get more complicated and more difficult. We are asked to do more with less. Or are we asked to learn more in a shorter amount of time. As technology becomes more advanced, everything seems to speed up

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Why It’s Your Job to Close the Skills Gap and How You Can Do It

Pract.us

You’re the best person to bridge the skills gap for your team. Economists and researchers like to argue about whether there’s any evidence for a skills gap, but as a recent article in Inc. You have a skills gap. The schools aren’t preparing students for today’s jobs.

Best Practices for Using eLearning in Soft Skills Training

Bottom-Line Performance

Or perhaps you need to help sales reps practice their selling skills. Why is teaching soft skills so hard? I interviewed Alicia Ostermeier , Senior Learning Designer at BLP, to learn more about how she approaches eLearning projects designed to teach soft skills. Job aids?

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Is Your Organization Moving Towards a Skills Gap Crisis?

Gyrus

Skills gap can be defined as the difference between an organization’s current competency and skills and the required skills it needs to achieve a goal. With rapid changes in technology, consumer market, business process, it is very important for organizations to have the right skills set among their workforce. Retiring employees, lack of right training programs are two major contributing factors behind the growing skills gap in nuclear industry.

5 resources that improve your writings skills

Your Training Edge

Everybody needs good writing skill either its education or business because writing is involved in the majority parts of our lives from educational assignment, CV writing, business letter to retirement letter. With good writing skills one can express himself clearly.

Best Practices for Effective Soft Skills Training

eLearning Brothers

Boring soft skills training doesn’t just put employees to sleep. That’s why the most effective soft skills training typically doesn’t just fly off someone else’s shelf. Use these ideas for customizing your own internal soft skills training.

Are You Building Skills and Knowledge for the Future?

CLO Magazine

The rate of change is happening faster than ever before, and it’s imperative that we all focus on acquiring knowledge and building skills that will help us stay relevant in the workforce and prepare us for the future. That means helping employees get skills and knowledge at the time of need.

The 5 Minute Guide To Getting a Job in Social Media

Mindflash

Online Training Employment Hiring Job Skills job training social mediaAs more and more companies begin to offer employment opportunities in the social media world, many of us are trying to figure out how to get a foot in the door.

Interactive Soft Skills Training with New Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

Here is a list of the 15 Soft Skills Course available! Presentation Skills. Negotiation Skills. Interpersonal Skills. Supplemental Materials and Job Aid. Purchase the entire Professional Soft Skills Library today and get a 25% discount!

Hands-On #5: Are You Ready for Micro-Learning Jobs? Check Out Your Skills

Vignettes Learning

In the process they have began recognizing that Micro-Learning jobs are actually needed now and the talent supply is scarce. A certain number of these jobs are being done now. However, many new skills are required to hone the necessary craft.

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Adaptive Learning Methods Could Close the Trained Worker Skills Gap

CLO Magazine

But for low-skilled factory workers who are increasingly shut out of jobs that require technical skills and updated knowledge, retraining may be the only way to tap this potential — that is, if their knowledge and skills gaps can be filled in a meaningful and cost-effective way.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: How eLearning Puts Job-Seekers Ahead

OpenSesame

Let’s be honest; trying to find a job is scary. In addition to the intimidating screening and interviewing process, people often doubt whether they have the qualifications to succeed at a potential job. Companies preach that prospective employees must have the necessary KSA’s-- knowledge, skills and abilities-- to be successful. Skill is defined as an observable competence of an act. “I Knowledge, skills, and abilities can all be acquired; enter elearning.

Rocking Training Leadership: Personal Skills

Litmos

We identified 6 core competencies last month and we are going to kick off this month with "personal skills". Now, as you probably know - personal skills are classified as "soft skills". The workplace would immeasurably improve if "soft skills" were classified as "core skills".

Is On-the-Job Training Right for Your Business?

Pract.us

We learn most of what we know about our work “on the job,” but few companies take the time to support and encourage that learning. Training often resides in classrooms, webinars, and videos for which we take time away from the job. Are you ready for on-the-job learning?

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Millennials Need Soft Skills Training

Training Industry

The millennials are here and they have a resume full of hard skills to offer. This behavior could be attributed to the millennials’ perception that hard skills are more important than soft skills in the business world.

5 Jobs Where You Can Use Your eLearning Design Skills

eLearning Brothers

In addition, if – okay, when—functionality issues arise, you have the necessary skills and ability to fix them and get learning back in action without too much down time. Talk to them about what they do, and look for ways that your skills would translate to a different environment.

eLearning Course or Job Aid: Which do your Learners Need?

Bottom-Line Performance

A new emphasis on creating a learning environment with job aids available to learners where and when they need them. If you’re asking the question: “eLearning course or job aid?”, Are you trying to provide support for on the job tasks?

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Skills Your e-Learning Team Needs in 2016 and Beyond

SHIFT eLearning

Average skills are no longer enough to get or keep an average job, and you need even more when you are working in the technology-driven world of e-learning. e-learning skills

Can an Instructional Design Degree Help You Get a Job?

Trivantis

Will it actually help me land the job of my dreams , or is the investment of time and money too big for the rewards I can expect to receive?” When earning an Instructional Design degree can help you get a Instructional Design job. And that is skill a degree can’t guarantee you.

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Marketing Your ELearning Skills

LearnDash

The idea of marketing your own skills can be somewhat intimidating, and understandably so. There are a ton of opportunities on LinkedIn in our industry – be it job offerings or chances to connect with like-minded professionals.

Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning

Association eLearning

Dear Associations, I am trying to get into a skilled labor position at company X. How do I advance in my career when I’m barely qualified for an entry level job in my field even though I have a degree? Teach me what I need to grow my salary and my skills.