Mind The Gap! Watch Out for Business Knowledge Gaps

Time to Know

Many of us know the story of the tree of knowledge where Adam and Eve took a bite from that oh so dreaded apple… Imagine before the bite, if Adam and Eve could have known what knowledge they would have gained. To take this even further, could their new knowledge have been measured in some way and if yes, by whom? In today’s business world, being tempted by knowledge is something that is encouraged. So, what exactly is a business knowledge gap?

7 Ways Online Training Can Fill In Performance Gaps

InfoPro Learning

Do you want to improve workplace productivity? Do your employees have the skills they need to tackle tasks and increase profits? In this article, I’ll explore 7 ways that online training can help you fill performance gaps in your organization. How Online Training Can Fill In Performance Gaps. Performance gaps are the thorn in your company’s side. Fortunately, online training assessments and LMS metrics can help you focus your efforts.

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Why You Need to Invest More on Product Knowledge Training

InfoPro Learning

With demand for training outreaching supply by a widening margin, this puts tremendous pressure on L&D teams to invest in the right solution. so we have decided to only focus on one item in this article: sales training. There are four main sales training categories that companies are investing in; Selling Skills, Product Knowledge, Company Information, and Industry Knowledge. The Importance of Product Knowledge Training.

Training Needs Analysis & Skills Gap Analysis

Ed App

Using the tools of skills gap analysis and training needs analysis / assessment can help ensure that you accurately measure your employees job performance. Here’s what they will mean in this article… What is a skills gap analysis ? Skills gap analysis examples.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 7 2 Know your. design project you know that it can feel like there. So where do most curriculum programs fall short? curriculum design in place that teaches and trains people on the skills they need. How do they connect to the business. Training time for new.

Mind the Gap! How the Closing of Knowledge Gaps Can Save Your Business

Time to Know

Many of us know the story of the tree of knowledge where Adam and Eve took a bite from that oh so dreaded apple… Imagine before the bite, if Adam and Eve could have known what knowledge they would have gained. To take this even further, could their new knowledge have been measured in some way and if yes, by whom? In today’s business world, being tempted by knowledge is something that is encouraged. So, what exactly is a business knowledge gap?

Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training

CourseArc

Unless these complications are recognized and addressed, those gaps can create a communications stumbling block that impedes a company’s or an organization’s long-term success. The best way to address this in terms of workplace education is through a cross-generational training strategy. Instructional designers must take these audience attributes into consideration when designing training modules. Training to Build the Bridge.

Closing the 5 Reinforcement Gaps

Mindmarker

It’s a common misconception that just because someone has been trained, that they will use the knowledge and skills learned during training. For your training to be effective, your learners must be ready and willing to change their behaviors. You must also reinforce knowledge and skills after training has ended to keep them from falling victim to the Forgetting Curve. These gaps include: Knowledge. What if You Don’t Close the Gaps?

What Happens When Your Employees Don’t Know?

Axonify

When checking your phone (which you do about 100 times a day), you see a promotion come through for an item you’ve been wanting for a while. The bottom line is, your employees need to know more and your current way of helping them acquire knowledge just isn’t working. Whether you’re a retail organization or not, the employee knowledge crisis is very likely affecting you. The post What Happens When Your Employees Don’t Know?

Skill Gap Analysis for Employees – The What, How and Why

Continu

Or do you need to hire more or different team members? Or do you need to add additional team member training before this new project is initiated? These are just some of the many scenarios where a skill gap analysis for employees makes sense. So what exactly is skill gap analysis ? It can be defined as comparing the necessary skills and knowledge required to complete a task with an employee’s current skill level to meet the task requirements.

Start Bridging the Tech Skills Gap Today

KnowledgeCity

The tech skills gap is no secret , and it’s only getting wider by the year. Learn how to start bridging the gap today to remain competitive in a rapidly evolving workplace. Furthermore, Gartner indicates that two-thirds of businesses aren’t even addressing the tech skills gap appropriately. The frenetic pace of technological advances is putting the technological infrastructures of companies at substantial risk as organizations race to train and retrain incumbent workers.

Mind the gap – Skill-gap testing in eFrontPro 4.5

eFront

Do you know what those are? What kind of training will be needed to get your workforce ready to work on your next product line or to tackle a sudden business pivot? Because, as of last week, the latest update to your favorite Learning and Talent Development Platform, affectionately known as eFrontPro 4.5 , is here to help you answer exactly those kinds of questions, thanks to its brand new skill-gap testing engine. Skill-gap testing 101.

5 Approaches on How to Identify Skill Gaps at Work

eFront

There will always be what we call ‘skill gaps’ – at any workplace, in any industry. However, for result-driven businesses – where leveraging on employees’ performance is of the utmost importance – skill gaps are the biggest detriment to attaining business goals. And when it comes to employee training and development, the most important concern is how to properly identify skill gaps, and coming up with interventions to address those. What are skill gaps?

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. points out, if you cannot find qualified candidates for your business, it doesn’t matter what the rest of the country is doing. You have a skills gap. Those who agree that there is a skills gap love to argue about whose fault it is. Millennials are hard to train.

How to Bridge the Corporate Knowledge Gap

Designing Digitally

The knowledge crisis in the corporate world is becoming greater. I did not know I was supposed to do it this way!” This is indicative of a knowledge gap. Organizations need to identify these gaps and resolve it. If an employee is unaware of what to do in a particular situation, then it is sure to reflect in his work in terms of unsatisfactory customer service, missed sale opportunities, and so on. Here are some ways to bridge the knowledge gap.

Do You Need to Update Your Training Program?

Avilar

Or to know when it’s time to update your computers. But how do you know when it’s time to update your training program? Does Your Training Program Fit How Your Workforce Likes to Learn? Legacy training programs were heavily classroom-based, with online training to supplement the skills and information covered in class. Today, many companies have a distributed workforce and advanced technology, so more training is delivered via eLearning.

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. Skills gap isn’t a “someday” problem. How do these problems represent an opportunity for associations?

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., Continuing education is needed to address the crisis, but while most associations do provide education, a number of third-party suppliers have entered the marketplace as well. The Skills-Gap Crisis. How bad is the skills-gap problem?

Using Games to Improve Product Knowledge

Knowledge Guru

Product knowledge training is one of the most common types of training in many organizations. The problem with product knowledge training is that we need to take lots of it to really know the facts… but memorizing content is not fun to do. If you need employees to know facts about a product from memory, handing them a bulleted list and saying “good luck” is not going to cut it. Tips for Product Knowledge Training.

Training Needs Analysis: A Step-By-Step Guide To Identify Performance Gaps In Your Organization

TalentLMS

Do you know which online training resources your employees need to boost on-the-job performance? In this article, I’ll walk you through each step of the training needs analysis process. How To Identify Performance Gaps In Your Organization: A Step-By-Step Guide To Training Needs Analysis. Your online training program has all the essentials. As a result, you should concentrate on the training areas that pertain to these particular goals.

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. Traditional training methods leave a lot to be desired. . With traditional training, associates are typically plunked in a classroom and bombarded with information until their eyes glaze over. Implement daily microlearning training bursts. Offer knowledge on demand.

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. Traditional training methods leave a lot to be desired. . With traditional training, associates are typically plunked in a classroom and bombarded with information until their eyes glaze over. Implement daily microlearning training bursts. Offer knowledge on demand.

Is Knowledge Transfer Part of Your L&D Strategy?

Bottom-Line Performance

There is a gap in your organization. On one side, you have your business objectives, your subject matter experts and all of the knowledge, skills and content employees need to know to meet your objectives. On the other side are your employees: human beings trying to do their jobs in an imperfect environment. How do we pass the baton? What’s the problem and how do we fix it? It also helps to… Get to know your learners.

The Knowledge Crisis: the signs are all around us

Axonify

More than ever before employees need to know more information in less time. What’s worse is that this leaves employees without the knowledge they need to take the right actions at work. What’s causing this knowledge crisis? Today’s employees are required to have more knowledge and skills than ever before. Job knowledge requirements are volatile. What people need to know to do their job well can change almost daily.

The Knowledge Crisis: the signs are all around us

Axonify

More than ever before employees need to know more information in less time. What’s worse is that this leaves employees without the knowledge they need to take the right actions at work. What’s causing this knowledge crisis? Today’s employees are required to have more knowledge and skills than ever before. Job knowledge requirements are volatile. What people need to know to do their job well can change almost daily.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

Associations face fierce competition from academic institutions, for-profit training companies and even individual subject matter experts. 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.

Learning & Development: How To Do It Right (2020 Update)

Docebo

With high stakes riding on the success of our training and development strategies, it’s time for us to unpack the importance of polished learning programs and, even more crucially, better understand how our training programs have failed in the past. By reflecting on Learning and Development (L&D) as a whole and the strategies we know don’t work, we can rewrite our approach to talent management. Playbook: Just Do It (Right). Playbook: Just Do It (Right).

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

Associations face fierce competition from academic institutions, for-profit training companies and even individual subject matter experts. 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.

Maine Sexual Harassment Training: Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs

to require sexual harassment training in the workplace. Like in other states, you must know the existing laws, requirements, and preventive measures in Maine. To help you in that regard, in this blog post, we take an in-depth look at everything you need to know about conducting sexual harassment training in Maine, including how to sucessfully impart it. What is Maine Sexual Harassment Training? Watch To Know What Is Sexual Harassment Training?

What Happens When Your Employees Don’t Know?

Axonify

When checking your phone (which you do about 100 times a day), you see a promotion come through for an item you’ve been wanting for awhile. The bottom line is, your employees need to know more and your current way of helping them acquire knowledge just isn’t working. Whether or not you’re a retail organization, the employee knowledge crisis is likely affecting you. The post What Happens When Your Employees Don’t Know?

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 got a fast 14% turnover, but departing employees took valuable knowledge with them. They didn’t address the skills gap before shaking up the workforce. Prevent the gap with a culture of learning. Navy cannot hire for experience, so they have to train every sailor from the start.

7 Ways it Pays to Invest in Diversity Training

KnowledgeCity

Diversity seems to be the new business buzzword with companies increasingly eager to show their commitment to the idea of a diverse workforce by providing diversity training and initiatives. But does diversity training for existing employees make a real difference? Inclusion and diversity training can help raise awareness and abate the negative aspects of bias. They can do it anytime they need a refresher on important concepts and ideas in your diversity training.

Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning

Learnkit

We’re all trained to behave in a certain way based on our own reward structure. Basically, we’re all trained animals. In the 1940’s, a well-known psychologist, BF Skinner, used positive reinforcement and reward behaviour to train pigeons. He didn’t train them to stay off of statues (which would have been a worthy endeavour), but, among other things, he trained them to peck at pictures of German battleships.

Mind the Gaps

Vitalyst

Although every step is important, identifying the gaps is perhaps the most critical to success. You already know what your desired outcome is—enabling your employees to realize their full potential with technology. A lack of project awareness and training resources caused key business stakeholders to push back on the deployment. That uproar, paired with critical gaps in the change management design, prompted the company to end the project mid-stream, costing it millions.

Do You Know How to Create an Actionable Learning Strategy?

CLO Magazine

For another, when they do review and/or develop learning strategies, those strategies don’t always mesh well with business priorities. Further, CLOs need to know how learning drives business-centric concerns like revenue and market penetration. A focus on learning objectives versus business objectives: Learning leaders should use training needs assessments to identify skill gaps and pain points. Develop a training curriculum for each targeted department/function.