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. What can IT workers do to ensure continued success in the industry as it evolves?

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).

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?

How To Close Your Workforce Skills Gaps with Reskilling

Avilar

And low unemployment is driving a competitive job market. 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. White House Launches Cyber Reskilling Program.” But leaders are hesitant to build a robust program to reskill employees who may later leave the company.

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. And it’s your job to do so.

Customer Engagement Metrics: What Marketers Can Teach Learning Pros

Talented Learning

Today we feature engagement metrics advice from Laura Patterson , President of VisionEdge Marketing. Laura is widely recognized as an authority in marketing measurement and performance, content management, marketing operations and data analytics. Why Do Engagement Metrics Matter? This concept quickly gained traction and is now considered a cornerstone of customer-centered marketing and digital transformation. How can you bridge this critical analytics gap?

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

skills gap” problem. So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. 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.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

skills gap ” problem. So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. 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.

Closer Collaboration with Colleges Can Close the Skills Gap

CLO Magazine

Jerry Brown approves a bill passed by the legislature in September, California will join Oregon and Tennessee on the list of states offering tuition-free community college programs. As businesses turn to community colleges to train talent, some analysts say it just might help close the skills gap many employers are facing. Closing the Skills Gap. While there is general agreement about the existence of the skills gap, the actual skills needed vary by industry and region.

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. Building Competitive Advantage With Talent — Part 1: An Introduction to Talent Strategy,” an April 2015 Bersin by Deloitte report, showed that only about 10-15 percent of companies possess learning and development programs that are properly aligned with strategy and outcomes. Their expertise can be incorporated into learning programs.

Student Memberships: How Associations Can Fill Skills Gaps for Grads

Association eLearning

Many Millennials, like myself, don’t realize that there’s often a huge gap between the content they learn in college and the skills they need to succeed in the workforce after graduation. I didn’t know anything about associations, let alone that many of them offer certifications in areas I’m interested in. Offer Student Memberships and make sure you market to Millennials! It’s your job to make sure Millenials know your association exists.

Do You Know Where Your 2019 elearning Budget Should Go?

Enyota Learning

The use of modern technologies is giving eLearning an extra edge, and as technology innovations increase, so does the capability of eLearning providers to create more immersive and impactful training programs. This is answered by asking another very important question: How do I Plan My eLearning Budgets for 2019? Creating effective, efficient, contextual, and relevant employee onboarding programs must be a primary focus for HR departments.

Educators and Marketers are Both Facing a Huge Problem

mLevel

One thing I have observed is that learning suffers from the same challenge that marketers do each day: how do I get my audience to engage or purchase my product? It used to be different for both, as 10 years ago, a marketing professional could walk in the boardroom and talk about how their billboards, print ads, radio and TV commercials were getting the product exposed to many eyeballs without having a measure of accountability. That challenge to a marketer is hard.

Sales Enablement Gaps White Paper

Count5

Sales enablement tools followed closely behind, with the compelling promise of an intelligent software platform that would bridge the marketing-sales divide once and for all. The failure of sales enablement continues to be a hot topic for marketing blogs and trade publications.

7 Ways it Pays to Invest in Diversity Training

KnowledgeCity

Seventy percent capture new markets. They can do it anytime they need a refresher on important concepts and ideas in your diversity training. Today’s customers want to know more about the organizations they support, including their stands on diversity. There’s a lot of talk about diversity in our culture – especially in the workplace.

Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning

Association eLearning

What can I do? 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? Who are your potential members and what do they want? You can help your members over the skills gap with competency based learning, career focused training, and micro-credentialing. How do I know? I graduated with student loan debt to obtain a marketing degree only to have a base level understanding of marketing.

Ultimate Guide to Online Content Marketing Courses

ProProfs

Online content marketing is the most lucrative and demanding discipline in the current marketing industry. . It is upon companies and individuals to acquire the right expertise and skills that will help them market their products efficiently in the highly competitive digital market. Today, individuals have resorted to seeking online courses from individuals who claim to be experts in digital marketing. Understand the Basics of Marketing .

How to Craft Laser-Focused Marketing Goals

General Assembly

The following is an adapted excerpt from Campaign Essentials , an exclusive white paper that will help you focus, plan, execute, and optimize your marketing efforts. Back then, businesses: Identified their target markets and customer value propositions. Use marketing resources wisely.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

Today’s market can be categorized in various ways, but we see three distinct segments: CORPORATE EXTENDED ENTERPRISE: This involves a broad spectrum of business-oriented solutions, from customer education and channel partner training, to employee skills development, compliance and talent management. However, we do expect LMS vendors to continue adding value to their platforms with features inspired by LXP/LEP providers. #14 4 Microservice APIs Connect with the LMS Market.

It’s 2020 and You Need an LMS Yesterday: 5 Things You Need to Know

Schoox

When this happens, some workers get the training they need and others do not. Yet, even in 2020, many companies still do not have a streamlined process for corporate training or e-learning. Because e-learning is so common now, the market is saturated with LMS vendors.

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

If you’ve ever crossed professional paths with me, you know I’m willing to talk learning tech shop with anyone — vendors, buyers and practitioners– anytime, anywhere in the world. Every day I meet new experts and exchange ideas about what’s good, bad and ugly in the world of learning technology. As I look back at that Q&A , I see key market opportunities and issues that are very much on my mind these days.

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How to Measure the Business Impact of Your Training and Development Programs

EI Design

This article offers insights on a set of practical cues that can be used to measure the business impact of your training and development programs. Organizations make steady investments in training and development programs every year. Set 2: Marketing team. Introduction.

Should We Do More Apprenticeships?

Pract.us

Most companies don’t do long training programs like apprenticeships. industries offer them and most companies complain of a skills gap in the workforce, enterprising businesses could use these programs to jump ahead of the curve and gain a competitive advantage. One retail pharmaceutical and health care company implemented an apprenticeship program for pharmacists in 2005. However, most companies that do offer programs report that poaching hasn’t been a problem.

How to Ensure You Don’t Do a Starbucks

Enyota Learning

~Your customer doesn’t care how much you know until they know how much you care – Damon Richards, Customer Care Expert. In a customer-centric world, it’s hardly surprising that everything starts and ends with the customer: from your product or service idea to the markets you serve, down to the marketing channels you use, and, especially, the customer service you offer. It’s a competitive market. Do you know?

It’s 2020 and You Need an LMS Yesterday: 5 Things You Need to Know

Schoox

Delivering top-quality, consistent training courses and programs to diverse populations of employees via conventional learning methods can be especially difficult for a variety of reasons. When this happens, some of the workers get the proper training they need and others do not.

Leverage a LMS to bridge talent gap

Aptara

Leverage a LMS to bridge talent gap. On top of the already present skills gap many organizations are experiencing, there is also the challenge of retaining top performers. . The value of a LMS stays with a company, even if some of its employees do not.".

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

skills gap ” problem. So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. 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. Association Digital Badge Programs in Action.

How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program

ProProfs

Before we get into the details of this type of software and how to develop an employee training program , let’s understand the basics of employee training. Employee training is a planned skills education program that is designed to increase the knowledge, technical skills, efficiency, and productivity of employees. Given at regular intervals, such training program s are aimed at enabling employees to be efficient and create better value in their respective roles.

5 Ways to Enhance CME Marketing Based on Historical Data

EthosCE

CME marketing can be difficult for even the most experienced CME directors. First, there’s the creative aspect—your marketing messages must be crafted to engage, inform, and inspire your audience to act while maintaining a unique brand voice. Address specific knowledge gaps.

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. We see many common mistakes repeated over and over and we can help you solve or avoid them in your online training program. It sounds obvious but all programs need to train on the right topics.

How to Link Your Training Programs to Your Business Goals

ProProfs

Did you know that only 36% of organizations have learning strategies aligned with the long term problem that they are trying to solve? Usually, the goal of an employee training program is to enhance the skills, knowledge, and productivity of employees. Find the gaps.

What You Can do to Combat Racism at Work

Avilar

They are all better suited and better positioned than Avilar to do just that. They are: “What can I do?” We know that a great company culture can help to attract and retain great employees. By design, competencies do not give weight to one’s educational level or school affiliation. And keep using skills assessments to measure employee skills gaps, development, and growing proficiency. Combat Racism at Work with Learning Programs. That we should do.

Help Your Members Across the Digital Readiness Gap

WBT Systems

But even when people have access to the web, another type of digital divide may present a challenge to associations with online learning programs—a digital readiness gap. If the target market for your educational programs is on the wrong side of this gap, you need to know and you need a plan for bridging the gap. Who’s participated in F2F programs but not in online programs? Using an LMS to Bridge the Digital Readiness Gap.

How to Build a Beautifully Designed Training Based Membership Website with WordPress with Melissa Love from the Marketing Fix

LifterLMS

Learn how to build a beautifully designed training based membership website with WordPress with Melissa Love from the Marketing Fix in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. The Design Space Co, and then she has a membership site called The Marketing Fix which is amazing.

How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

In this environment, you’d think associations would be bursting at the seams with participants in member education programs. So, at a time when member education programs should be thriving, many have been losing ground. Let’s tackle this topic in today’s “Ask Me Anything” column… “Ask Me Anything” About Creating More Successful Member Education Programs. Whatever you do, don’t wait to make a move.

Examining the Value of a College Degree

CLO Magazine

The online learning organization’s “ 2018 Skills Gap Report ” found that 51 percent of the 1,000 full-time workers surveyed said they would quit a job if the company didn’t provide the necessary training. An overwhelming majority of organizations and individuals feel that the skills gap is creating a gap between what employers need and what employees have,” Osborne said. One reason for this trend may be the rapidly changing job market and advances in technology.

How to develop an employee reskilling program — the fast and easy way

TalentLMS

And what does an employee reskilling program has to do with it? According to McKinsey , “87% of executives said they were experiencing skills gaps in the workforce or expected them within a few years.”. Then, they build a career path based on which they develop a plan to close skills gaps or meet new industry standards. Read more on how companies should reskill their employees and how to develop an effective employee reskilling program below.