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How to Combat “Accidental” Leadership With Data

Avilar

When you meet a great leader, you know it. You feel motivated to do your best. You just know this one isn’t it. Is your organization leaving leadership to chance? Here are six ways to avoid “accidental” leadership, using data to shape your great future leaders.

How To Close Your Workforce Skills Gaps with Reskilling

Avilar

More companies are looking at upskilling and reskilling the workers they have to address essential skills gaps. RELATED ARTICLE: Is the Skills Gap a Myth? Upskilling generally describes skill improvement – doing what you do now, only better.

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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? Do you have a learning culture that recognizes and celebrates all kinds of learning? RELATED BLOGS AND WHITE PAPERS.

How to Develop Leadership Competencies in Your Millennials

Avilar

What leadership competencies do Millennial managers need to develop to effectively lead our next-generation workforces? It’s no surprise, then, that Millennials tend to believe in themselves (rather than employers) to find new, better ways of doing things.

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What is Competency Management and Why Do You Need It?

Avilar

After years of seeing business transformation sparked by improved, intentional management of employees’ skills and talent, we can be (too) quick to jump right into conversations about how to do competency management and what to do next. RELATED BLOGS AND WHITE PAPERS.

Pandemic Planning: How to Prepare for the Coronavirus

Avilar

In addition to providing a ready catalog of your employees’ skills and competencies, a robust competency management system like Avilar’s WebMentor Skills can support real-time status and insights so you can act quickly on your business continuity plan. Do you have any travel restrictions, now?

4 Simple Steps That Boost Workforce Performance

Avilar

A great place to start is with a competency model followed by gaining an understanding of what employees know and what they don’t know. Leadership Skills. Step 3: Analyze the Skills Inventory and Individual and Organizational Skills Gaps.

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. How to Identify and Close Soft Skills Gaps? Wondering how to identify and close your employees’ soft skills gaps?

5 Tips for Doing a Reduction in Force (RIF) the Right Way

Avilar

Low unemployment rates and a scramble to close the skills gap are top-of-mind trends among HR professionals and business leaders. To do it well takes the time and commitment of a team of people. Once your leadership team decides to do a RIF, your best bet is to confirm the facts.

Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI

Obsidian Learning

But because short term priorities always seem to take precedence, it is typically something we plan to do better in the next course, or maybe next month, or even next year. The cost part of the formula is easier to determine, and the process of doing so has been described in our white paper.

Why Now is the Right Time to Build a Powerful Workforce

Avilar

When it comes to building tomorrow’s federal workforce, government leaders agree that technology is outdated, retiring personnel are leaving knowledge gaps in their wake, and employees need to be rewarded based on performance (not longevity). We know it works.

How to Up Your Competency Management Game for 2019

Avilar

And your leadership team knew – down to their toes – that the entire organization was working together to achieve their goals? You may already be using competencies to understand your employees’ weaknesses and develop learning plans to close essential skills gaps.

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Inclusion and the New Workplace: A Conversation with Author Jennifer Brown

Chronus 

Informed by more than a decade consulting to Fortune 500 companies, she creates a compelling case for leadership to embrace the opportunity that diversity represents along with empowering advocates at all levels to find their voice, and be a driving force in creating more enlightened organizations.

Why Competency Projects Fail (And How to Avoid It)

Avilar

By supporting smart decisions around recruiting, developing, engaging, and retaining employees, a competency program can create a competitive edge. Why do competency projects fail? And what can you do about it?

Are You Prepared for the Measles Outbreak to Hit Your Workforce?

Avilar

Did you know that competency management can help you and your team weather the storm? And…how do those risk factors map to your employees? Do your travel policies limit travel to higher-risk geographies in the U.S. Do you support work from home for people who may be exposed?

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

People learn their jobs by doing their jobs. We learn on the job to do the job. Workers need to know what one another are doing. Twenty-first century employees do complex, unpredictable work. It’s up to them to figure out what to do.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (5)

Jay Cross

You will not be successful without the support of a senior management sponsor who can open doors to at all levels and help your make your case. Let them know you don’t expect them to train their people. Few managers know the process for developing talent.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Why the technology your LMS uses is important, including significant considerations regarding data ownership, security, LMS customization, product updates and support. Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Making of a Mindful Leader (Free for ATD members) Did you know that 68.5

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

Bryan has had a distinguished career in corporate Learning & Development, including leadership roles with Skillsoft, Kaplan, AchieveGlobal and NETg. What do you feel sets you apart as a learning solution? mLevel also supports numerous languages. Recap from: Kapp Notes.

Evolution of L&D - Some more thoughts

ID Reflections

I loved this line in her blog: “ I want learning in our organisation to be personally owned but organizationally supported.” This is what we need to strive for – the future of L&D lies in providing each individual with the personalized support they need to develop professionally and personally. Or should we ask, will L&D the way we know it remain? Do we see L&D undergoing a name change, identity shift or morphing into a different entity altogether.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

Bryan has had a distinguished career in corporate Learning & Development, including leadership roles with Skillsoft, Kaplan, AchieveGlobal and NETg. This single individual outperformed many Fortune 500 sales training staffs that I know of! mLevel also supports numerous languages.

The LTEM Training & Learning Evaluation Model

Convergence Training

A quick reminder, most of you probably know who Dr. Will Thalheimer is, he’s kind of a learning research legend. Can you tell everybody what what you were thinking and what you were trying to do when you created LTEM? So clearly, we’re not doing as well as we might be doing.