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.

How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

Over the past few years, I’ve helped more than 50 organizations choose a learning platform as a backbone for continuing education programs. Do a stellar job of educating their members, and. However, because our portfolio has grown organically, we know there are gaps.

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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.

Measurement Matters: 3 Data Analytics Lessons to Remember

Talented Learning

But these days, it’s hard for any of us to avoid analytics , no matter what we do for a living. Here are three of the most memorable examples: Lesson 1: Find Your “North Star” Metric. If you know what sets you apart, you can quantify it. And how do you respond?

Top 4 Problems with Diversity Training and How to Fix Them

KnowledgeCity

But, do we really understand what it means in the workplace? Take a minute to think – how do you define a diverse workplace ? What about other issues, such as generation gaps, language and communication issues, and accommodation of beliefs?

mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017

mLevel

As a team, we’ve all expanded our knowledge over the last year, from how to make business more efficient, to learning new technologies, to hosting company-wide brainstorming sessions, to expanding our internship programs. My biggest take away from working with L&D professionals throughout 2017 is that learning is a process and not an event yet most training organizations don’t know how to bridge that gap.

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Using an LXP to Fix Learning Gaps in Customer and Channel Partner Education

Origin Fractal LXP

If you have some knowledge about the desktop publishing industry, you would know how important QuarkXPress was in the 80s and 90s. There is an interesting lesson for software makers here. Too few companies help salespeople learn to do this.”.

Hospitality LMS: What to Know

Continu

But unlike an Intranet, a hospitality LMS offers a better interface, the ability to integrate with other company software programs, and complete training tracks. Your training program will be more organized, employees better trained, and managers won’t be bogged down administering training.

8 Reasons Why Your Online Training Program Is Failing

eFront

Did you recently set up a corporate online training program expecting it to set the world alight, only for it to turn into a damp squib? Most staff training and development programs are a process of evolution and many fall flat at first attempt. Where are the knowledge or skills gaps?

5 L&D Lessons from Stranger Things [No Season 3 Spoilers]

Watershed

The recently released third season of Stranger Things has been Netflix’s most successful original programming to date. Do you know where your learners are in their learning and development journey? You need to know where to find them if you’re going to help them find their way. Learning analytics can help you identify these learners and any gaps they might fall through. Stranger Things : More L&D Lessons Learned.

Knowing Your Audience is Key to Great Data Storytelling

Watershed

Specifically, you need to know your audience and your goal for telling them your story—otherwise, you risk wasting a lot of time and losing the interest of key stakeholders. Do you have similar challenges in reaching your objectives?

Comic Books and eLearning: Lessons from Scott McCloud’s “Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art”

Convergence Training

And we also promised that the second article would focus on some lessons from comic book design that we can apply to the design of eLearning other forms of learning. Or maybe you’ve just heard of it and know it’s very well regarded. Review of the Definition and Lessons.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). The program delivers lessons to 50,000+ executives in 150+ companies worldwide. . How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right?

Looking the Future in the Face

CLO Magazine

Ridner agreed, saying that the best leaders, “motivate their teams to do the best work possible and achieve the best outcomes.”. Bridging the Gaps. The face of leadership is starting to shift.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

If you don’t fully understand your audience’s learning needs, preferences and behaviors, your program is at risk. How did you do that? The instructional designer in me is doing backflips… JEN: Yes! Then we identified gaps.

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Pandemic Planning: How to Prepare for the Coronavirus

Avilar

Whether you have a few employees out for a few days or many employees out for longer, your competency management program can help you track and manage essential skills. Then you can intelligently relocate either the work or the employees to fill the gaps.

Managers: How To Know When You Need to Add Training

Mindflash

Over the next hour we chatted about her small retail business and about her need to migrate an existing manager-led training program to online training as a way to lower employee on-boarding costs and increase efficiency. Recognize what training CAN’T do. Where do you start?

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). The program delivers lessons to 50,000+ executives in 150+ companies worldwide. . How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right?

How to Overcome a Learning Disaster

CLO Magazine

How they weather the storm from a failed initiative or an unpopular program and apply the learning from these types of disasters or blights will determine how they fare in the future. Representatives were slightly reluctant to do the knowledge checks, but by the third round, they were onboard.

How to Build an Online Learning Program with a Limited Budget

WBT Systems

You know your association should provide online learning programs to members and others in your industry. Here are some ways to build an online learning program with a limited budget. What did they need to learn to do their current job?

How to Cultivate Top Tech Talent: What Every Exec Needs to Know

General Assembly

The former has to do with the tools, mindset, and organizational structure that will drive the business agenda forward, while the latter has to do with the reskilling that each individual will need to use these tools and thrive in the new organizational context.

How to Design Programs Around Outcomes, Unlock Flipped Classrooms, and More with Course Launcher Ellen Martin

LifterLMS

How to design programs around outcomes, unlock flipped classrooms, and more with course launcher Ellen Martin in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of the LifterLMS team. It is rare to find someone who can do all five of the jobs above. Do you need some help?

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Do you see a pattern in the above table? What can we do for them? Reading Time: 10 minutes.

Transform Unused Learning Data Into Valuable Business Predictors

CLO Magazine

Everything we do online — from our Google searches to our Facebook posts to our online purchases — produces data. For example, learning technologies can help organizations predict: Knowledge gaps and where learners need additional remediation — across a class, course and individual levels.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Do you see a pattern in the above table? What can we do for them? Reading Time: 10 minutes.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: All Work And No Learning.

Learning Visions

No conscious time to stop and smell the roses; to reflect on whats been going on and why; to incorporate any lessons learned. Theres barely any time to even think if Ive learned any lessons. Sometimes I just want to punch in the proverbial time card and go home and do the rest of my life. Of continuing to do the same crappy job, because you know how to crank out that kind of crap in the necessary time frame? Lessons learned meetings (do people still do this?

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Podcast 14: Managing Nonprofit Member Education at The Land Trust Alliance

Talented Learning

The Land Trust Alliance offers valuable lessons for associations – not just because of its lofty mission, but because of the way it engages and educates individuals through member organizations. But I didn’t know about land trusts until I met you four years ago, Mary.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Currently Working On.

Learning Visions

Plenty to do, but not in a frantic way. Many lessons learned. More just-in-time performance support tools; "hey, how do I do that?" " Most Awesome Project Ever This project kicks ass, if I do say so myself. Game-like program.

Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning

Docebo

Fortunately, they have technology on their side, and they know how to use it. Here are 7 tips and tricks for creating microlearning materials for your bite-sized eLearning program: 1. If needed, they can simply access the eLearning activity again in order to fill in the gaps.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2020

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 11AM – 12PM PT: How Training Managers Can Use Self-Development to Improve Their Programs (Free for ATD members) As a training program manager, you spend so much time and energy developing others that focusing on your self-development may feel less important, but it’s not.

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The case for PKM

Clark Quinn

Well, I do argue people should be cautious about claims. And you can’t take these skills for granted; they’re not necessarily optimal, and our education systems generally aren’t doing a good job of developing them.

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The Andragogy Secret: How To Use Adult Learning Theory To Drive L&D Engagement Success

Lambda Solutions

According to the 2019 LinkedIn Workplace Report , the number one focus of talent developers and Learning and Development (L&D) professionals is to identify, assess, and close the skills gap needed to augment their organizations’ ability to evolve and stay relevant.

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L&D in 2015: Too Much Content, Too Little Time

Bottom-Line Performance

The real trend in learning and development, or in any business function where training is needed, is how the central challenges and pain points do not change much year after year. Do any of these challenges sound familiar? Is your training helping them do that?

COVID-19 and the next New Deal for artists: “Building the Vibe”

Kadenze

Even on the best of days, there’s always one thing that tickles your brain because you know you could have done something better. The teachers are trying their hardest to reach all of their students, but we all know that is sisyphean in their efforts. Photo courtesy of Arts Corps.

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Book Review: Training Design Basics by Saul Carliner

Experiencing eLearning

Saul Carliner’s second edition of Training Design Basics is written for people who are brand new to the field and are creating their first training program. The tips all feel very authentic and based on lessons learned by actual practitioner.

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