Study Reveals Plight of Middle-Wage Jobs

CLO Magazine

Just 25 percent of all new jobs added in the U.S. since 2010 fall in the middle-wage range, trailing the share of both high-wage jobs and low-wage jobs. 10 Research from the Federal Reserve shows that the share of middle-skill or middle-wage jobs in the U.S. While middle-wage jobs have been on the decline for a number of years, a new study from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl.,

From Hourly to Anywhere

CLO Magazine

Companies have been providing employees with financial support to pursue advanced training and expand their company-relevant skills for decades. But Amazon, the e-commerce giant that generated $178 billion in revenue last year according to MarketWatch, is taking a different approach. ” Career Choice is a tuition assistance program launched in 2012 that specifically targets Amazon’s hourly workers. Many employees were hired on the spot.

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Your Complete Guide to the FLSA

KnowledgeCity

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) came to be in 1938 to protect workers from unfair work practices and is specifically designed for organizations that conduct interstate business. Who is Subject to the FLSA? The business and its employees must be located in the United States.

How can you remain profitable post-COVID-19? Invest in your workforce, particularly leaders

CLO Magazine

One steady state is where employees feel supported by the company, hence they work hard and are loyal, making the company more profitable. This gives the company the financial capacity to continue to support its workers, making this a self-reinforcing steady state.

Launch a Corporate Online Training Program the Right Way in 3 Steps

TOPYX LMS

So, you’ve read the learning management system (LMS) reviews, tried out a few LMS demos, decided online learning is the training model you want to implement in your company, and purchased a learning management system. It’s time to launch it so that your employees and company can start benefiting from the investment as soon as possible. LMS/online training program launch time is a critical time for companies.

How eLearning Can Be Used Effectively In The Healthcare Sector

Dan Keckan

This is due to the arrival of COVID-19. There is also the problem of aging workers in many countries. Due to this, many healthcare workers have left their jobs. Their reasons include working for long hours, fewer wages, and a shortage of training.

Rate of Job Growth Expected to Grow Through 2017

CLO Magazine

The U.S. percent from 2013 to 2017, according to a new report, faster than the 2009-2013 period but still down from the pre-recession 2003-2007 period. 7 Job growth in the United States from 2013 through 2017 is projected to grow at a rate slightly faster than the preceding post-recession years. But for certain occupations and metropolitan areas, the outlook is much brighter. and the 52 largest metropolitan areas. The U.S.

Survey Reveals Best Jobs for 2014

CLO Magazine

Among the top jobs heading into the new year: software developer, market research analyst and training and development specialist. 12 CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists International, or EMSI, compiled a dozen hot jobs that are not only growing but pay well too heading into 2014. Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists Total employment in 2013: 438,095 jobs Added 54,979 jobs from 2010-2013, up 14 percent Median hourly earnings: $29.10

Amazon Decides to Split HQ2 to Handle Tech Talent Shortages

KnowledgeCity

Amazon suggested that it could spend more than $5 billion on its HQ2 during the next 17 years with operations matching its original headquarters in Seattle. However, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that the online behemoth is backing out of its massively hyped HQ2 investment that had city and state leaders going to any lengths to secure the chance of having Amazon call their metropolis its second home. Kolko told The Journal. “If

Is Your Training Transferring to the Workplace?

KnowledgeCity

As companies rely more and more on their team’s knowledge, skills and abilities; we must ask: How well is your training transferring to the workplace? The True Cost of Training and Development. Here is the scenario: You have taken the initiative and spent $1,200 per employee for learning and development training. Your team spent time away from their jobs to obtain the training; factoring in employee wages and productivity losses.

After COVID, Reskilling Women is National Priority

Litmos

Retraining workers post-pandemic has become part of the national conversation in the United States. We’ve often written about reskilling on this blog, particularly in the wake of COVID-19. The pandemic changed the economy considerably. The U.S.

How Much Does Informal Learning Actually Cost?

Dashe & Thomson

Current research indicates that 20% of learning is formal and 80% is informal, yet 80% of training budgets are spent on formal learning and only 20% on informal learning. According to Dan Clark in Big Dog, Little Dog: The True Cost of Informal Learning , the trouble with this research is that although the comparative percentages for formal and informal learning are correct, information on what is actually spent on each is based on weak research.

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How Will California Assembly Bill 5 Change Gig Worker Training?

Litmos

Last year, I wrote a blog post about the ways gig economy workers can be enticed to take voluntary training. Training and the gig economy can be a difficult mix for several reasons, but that reality might be changing. . So what might AB 5 mean for training?

How to Brighten Your Corporate Training and Avoid It Become a Boring Training

Your Training Edge

The principal target of every such studying session is to improve professional skills of employees, which consequently boosts productiveness of organization as a whole. When a company orders training, they do expect that it will improve their workers’ skills and knowledge, but will not tell you how you should organize the studying process to make it efficient. Being a real expert in the domain, you must thoroughly create your presentation. Top learned concepts.

A Paycheck Away, Our Learning Game For Change, Was a Game Changer

Bottom-Line Performance

We hosted a public game play session of “A Paycheck Away” as part of the Spirit and Place Festival last Friday, November 9th. We’ve play tested this game several times with groups of all shapes and sizes, and the results of game play showed us just how powerful game based learning and “games for change” can be. You see, a major component of the A Paycheck Away experience is discussion that happens before and after the game.

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Reinforce Learning Through Storytelling

Mindflash

Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin. Trainers bring a full tool box to reinforce content: small group work, role plays and a myriad of experiential learning techniques. It’s really hard to monitor a role play across the range of formats for delivering training today. In any format the best trainers connect the audience to the topic by sharing great stories. Each effectively feeds the other. It’s in the News.

Why is Compliance so Hard? And Why it Doesn’t Have to Be!

Enyota Learning

For large organizations with a distributed workforce, compliance training is a key focus area. This is necessary to ensure employees are educated on the laws, regulations, and policies that apply to their day-to-day job responsibilities. Compliance training is essential for several reasons - to ensure compliance that drives better process adherence and performance, to avoid legal liability for violations, and to add business value and ensure competitive advantage.

Walmart Gives Employees Access to Affordable Online Degrees

CLO Magazine

Walmart, the nation’s largest private employer, launched a new education benefits program May 30 as an investment in its 1.4 The company partnered with Guild Education, a Denver-based leading education benefits platform, to offer affordable online associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in business and supply chain management to all full-time, part-time, salaried store, supply chain, home office and Sam’s Club employees who have been with the company at least 90 days.

Covid-19 forced millions of women to leave the workforce - here’s how to bring them back

Edume

The Covid-19 crisis plunged most of the world into a major economic downturn - and unlike ‘regular’ recessions, which impact men’s employment more than women’s, the employment drop due to social distancing measures has had a larger impact on sectors with a high percentage of female employees.

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What the Latest $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill Means for You and Your Business

KnowledgeCity

On March 11, the American Rescue Plan Act was signed into law by President Biden. The $1.9 trillion bill is the third round of pandemic aid provided by the federal government. The American Rescue Plan Act provides an additional $7.25 While the FFCRA expired on Dec.

Corporate Tax Cut: What It Means for L&D

CLO Magazine

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December 2017 is the biggest one-time corporate tax rate reduction in U.S. The rate dropped from 35 percent to 21 percent, leaving major corporations with money to spend. Deloitte’s “CFO Signals: 2018 Q1” report found that 31 percent of CFOs expect to increase domestic hiring and 38 percent anticipate raising wages as a result of the tax reform. million training budget.

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8 Advantages to Hiring Your Team Internationally

Your Training Edge

A British study from the National Institute for Economic and Social Research says hiring your team internationally allows your business to become more efficient! You can worry about the skilled workers in your own country all you want but you can’t refute the claims of a government-backed study. We live in a society where the labor market has increasingly become international. International Teams Are Easier on the Pocket. Grateful for Dirty Jobs.

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Why companies are turning to Virtual Reality to engage and train employees faster

STRIVR

Employee training traditionally involved a blended approach, including scalable methods like manuals and videos as well as in-person methods like classes, on-the-job training and 1:1 mentorship. All of these methods can be useful for certain types of learning, but many organizations have discovered tradeoffs. Defining Immersive Learning. In addition, Immersive Learning provides data insights that are more insightful than any other training method.

How to upskill your on-demand workforce without training them

Edume

When someone signs up to provide services in the on-demand sector, there are a variety of laws surrounding their employment status and the nature of their relationship to the company. By law, an employee requires benefits like overtime pay, minimum wage and expense reimbursement.

Why Compliance is so Hard? And Why It Doesn’t Have to Be?

Enyota Learning

For large organizations with a distributed workforce, compliance training is a key focus area. This is necessary to ensure employees are educated on the laws, regulations, and policies that apply to their day-to-day job responsibilities. Compliance training is essential for several reasons - to ensure compliance that drives better process adherence and performance, to avoid legal liability for violations, and to add business value and ensure competitive advantage.

Why companies are turning to Virtual Reality to engage and train employees faster

STRIVR

Employee training traditionally involved a blended approach, including scalable methods like manuals and videos as well as in-person methods like classes, on-the-job training and 1:1 mentorship. All of these methods can be useful for certain types of learning, but many organizations have discovered tradeoffs. Defining Immersive Learning. In addition, Immersive Learning provides data insights that are more insightful than any other training method.

Lawsuit Highlights the Risk of Unpaid Training Time

CLO Magazine

Employment Law 360 reports that Hawaiian Airlines has been sued by a group of employees claiming that their mandatory unpaid 10-day customer service training course violated the Fair Labor Standards Act. According to court papers, trainees learned things like federal regulatory requirements and how to use a standard airline software system. … For its part, the airline argues that the lead plaintiff “was well aware the course was unpaid before she started.”

Are you training your remote workforce? 67% say they want more.

TalentLMS

A 2015 study by Stanford University pointed out the benefits of employees working remotely — such as less time spent commuting, lower costs, and greater autonomy. Over the years, experts have given advice on how to be more productive at home, and on remote work trends. But what about the actual, on-the-job requirements? How much training do remote workers get, and how is this remote workforce training delivered? Noise: The sound of remote work.

Why Self-Paced Learning is Key to Successful L&D

Kea

The fourth industrial revolution is very different from the first. That was when employees would work for 12 to 16 hours a day, under dangerous and dirty working conditions, with the sun as the only source of light. The pay wasn’t even sufficient to meet their basic needs, while wages for women was one-third of that for men. Today, the work environment is all about learning, growth and self-actualization, at least in terms of one’s career.

A Must-Do Before Training Begins: Assessing Readiness

Mindflash

Trainers will often identify whether an individual has completed level one of a technical program before moving to level two — but just as often they fail to go back to basics of cataloging employee knowledge before training begins. My first day in the driver’s seat of the family Ford began in front of our house with my dad on the passenger side. He turned to me and said, “Start the car.” I replied, “I don’t know how to start the car.”

How to Attract Female Employees to Your Company – and Retain Them!

Avilar

For decades, companies such as IBM, Genentech, and Salesforce have been held up as models for attracting, retaining, and developing female talent – and promoting gender equity in the workplace. . Why make the extra effort to include women? workforce for only the second time in history.

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In-House Upskilling: Is Amazon’s Strategy a Smart Move?

Talented Learning

EDITOR’S NOTE: Because extended enterprise learning involves multiple disciplines, we sometimes ask other experts to share their insights. Is Corporate Learning Ready to Fill the Skills Gap? The concept seems straightforward enough. The scope of this initiative is huge.

A chief of learning and positive thinking

CLO Magazine

Mara didn’t begin life planning to shake up the corporate world of learning and development. Like many learning leaders, she initially planned to become a teacher like her mother and father. When she graduated she landed a job as a substitute teacher at a school in Colorado.

Invest in your business, invest in your staff

Yarno

It’s about the benefits of workplace training, so obviously it turned up on our radar. We didn’t just read the article, however, we also decided to delve into to hard facts and stats on the actual relationship between investment in staff training, and the overall benefits to the business. Read on below… The current retail context Times, as ever, are tough. Wage costs are humongous. The average retail worker is on $19.92

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How to save $17,568 using Free Online Courses to automate your marketing

Wyzed

In today’s post we’re going to show you in detail how Nudge Coach (a digital coaching and health tracking platform) are using Free Online Courses to automate 14.6 Nudge Coach Co-founder, Phil Beene, had this to say… “Creating a simple online course with Wyzed has allowed us to literally put the top half of our sales process on autopilot. ” We’ve never been more scaleable” This post covers the exact steps Nudge Coach took to implement this system.

How to save $17,568 using Free Online Courses to automate your marketing

Wyzed

In today’s post we’re going to show you in detail how Nudge Coach (a digital coaching and health tracking platform) are using Free Online Courses to automate 14.6 Nudge Coach Co-founder, Phil Beene, had this to say… “Creating a simple online course with Wyzed has allowed us to literally put the top half of our sales process on autopilot. ” We’ve never been more scaleable” This post covers the exact steps Nudge Coach took to implement this system.

How to save $17,568 using Free Online Courses to automate your marketing

Wyzed

In today’s post we’re going to show you in detail how Nudge Coach (a digital coaching and health tracking platform) are using Free Online Courses to automate 14.6 Nudge Coach Co-founder, Phil Beene, had this to say… “Creating a simple online course with Wyzed has allowed us to literally put the top half of our sales process on autopilot. ” We’ve never been more scaleable” This post covers the exact steps Nudge Coach took to implement this system.