Remote Mentoring 101

G-Cube

The key aspects of mentoring are face to face engagements, instant feedback and analysis and clear communication of goals. So how do you translate these into a remote working environment where all the above are not possible for the lack of a personal interface?

Why is Training Important?

Your Training Edge

Is success really about who you know? Or is what you know more important in today’s marketplace? “It is more about who you know than what you know.” “It’s not what you know, but who you know that counts.” When someone pays you to do something, does that make you a professional? These skills will also not improve because of people you know or because you are so likable and personable.

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Can Your LMS Do THIS?

Avilar

But did you know an LMS can help match employees to job openings? Supervisors and mentors also assessed interns’ skills, to capture a multi-rater view of skills and skills gaps. Mentors used LMS reports to monitor progress and adjust development planning, as needed, to maximize appropriate learning and skill development. Ideally, improved behaviors result in improved business metrics. Are you wondering if your LMS can do more of what you need it to?

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. Employee engagement and satisfaction are important, but those common learning metrics make it difficult to relate learning efforts to business objectives. Leaders also can be valuable mentors and coaches.

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

Chronus

Often, we don’t know that these are biased decisions until they’re brought to our attention, which can perpetuate inequality in a company. On the flipside, the person experiencing discrimination is left feeling confused and powerless to do anything. Jennifer: I don’t think organizations should do unconscious bias training unless there is also training that specifies inclusive behaviors. We need to develop different relationships through mentoring and sponsoring programs.

Bridging the Gap: Addressing Barriers to Women in Leadership

Everwise

Borges noted that women statistically receive more vague feedback (if they get any feedback at all), and this makes it hard to know what to continue, what to change, and how to change it. When there are no female leaders in an organization, this sends a message to women that they do not fit as a leader in that enterprise. Start with self-assessment (individually and organizationally): document current biases and identify key metrics to intervene.

Mentoring or Coaching: What’s Best for Your Company?

CLO Magazine

Mentoring and coaching strategies translate to better employee engagement and retention. But it pays to know the key differences between coaching and mentoring to implement an effective program. Today we’re faced with a serious talent gap and, with the improving economy, greater difficulty in recruiting highly skilled employees to fill those positions. There is a difference between coaching and mentoring.

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. Developing new skills as a one-time investment may meet a short-term gap, but that gap will reappear in the future, given the pace of today’s development.

How to Make Your Workforce Development Program Work for You

KnowledgeCity

Is your company experiencing a skills gap ? Today’s younger workforce have grown up knowing technology, apps and the global economy move at such a rapid pace skills can become outdated within months or even weeks. In order for them to be able to do their jobs effectively, constant, up-to-date training is a must. If they do not receive training from their jobs, they will look elsewhere for it, leaving your company in the lurch. . Provide mentoring programs.

How Do You Get Leaders to Change?

CLO Magazine

Once the goal for the change is clear, the person must receive some sort of learning support or instruction on how to do the new behavior. Most leaders will agree that they often do not get the kind of attention they need to initiate substantial change. “When a gap has been identified, we expect them to be able to make the shifts on their own. “They need to know how it will help today, right now,” Grimshaw said. • What are you doing right now?

FIVE ENGAGEMENT APPROACHES TO INFUSE LEARNING INTO THE RHYTHM OF THE WORKDAY

PDG

So how do we handle these competing realities? Then engage the learner to add content they feel will be well-suited to their career goals and possible knowledge or skill gaps. Organizations are going to need metrics beyond completion rates and test scores.

Thoughts on Learning Design Strategy

Clark Quinn

It’s also your review approach, and metrics. What gaps are we seeing in learning design strategy? What do we need to be able to improve? For one, there was a desire for strategies (probably more tactics) for doing beyond ‘the event’ Support for selling changes in the way of doing things was mentioned as well. A final solution was to move quickly to mentoring, which implicitly suggests including mentoring in the design.

LXP – The Answers you seek

eLearning 24-7

There is a lot of information to digest here on the whole LXP space, what they do, what they do not do. What do you mean a content aggregator? If an LMS offers a content/course marketplace they will do the same thing. Why do vendors, say LMSs, say they have an LXP?

4 Ways to Supercharge Your Sales Managers

Knowledge Guru

Never mind the fact that sales managers must monitor goals and metrics, help reps hit targets, manage deadlines, and make sure reps are following the proper sales process. In addition, managers must put people over process and make time for things like coaching, mentoring, training and creating a positive team culture. Make it easy to spot knowledge gaps. The CRM is full of it and it can be hard to find the most meaningful metrics. What do sales managers really want?

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Time for a New Look at Learning: Or What I Learned from Reading “Informal Learning at Work”

Pract.us

In Matthews’ words, “Much of the learning we do on a daily basis is not something we think of or label as learning. Combine traditional classes with mentoring, coaching, and follow-up activities. Basically, employees are filling in their knowledge gaps themselves any way they can. He cites Forrester research that found 47% of business technology users in North America and Europe use one or more websites not sanctioned by IT to do their jobs.

Ponder This in your LMS and LXP

eLearning 24-7

Well, some people do, and I readily admit I am one of those folks. It’s not like I sit here staring out onto the sea of Cortez contemplating whether a shark the size of a whale is out there (rumors say yes), but, I do more often than not, look at what it taking place in the e-learning space and ponder. In – Mentoring. Do they mean the same thing? That buzz word is now mentoring. Here are the challenges that I see with live mentoring.

Five tips for keeping learners connected and engaged across the virtual void

Inquisiq

How do you do that in this environment? How do you replicate traditional in-person guidance and on-the-job training while keeping people engaged across the virtual void? If someone is struggling, you’ll know it, and can reach out to them directly to help.

Train Where it Counts: Turn Work Into Your Main Learning Engine

Pract.us

As Jac Fitz-enz, CEO of Human Capital Source and Workforce Intelligence notes, these occasional appraisals do little to help employees improve. First, identify the business metrics most important to your success. Then describe the employee behaviors that are most likely to improve those metrics. But everyone should do the majority of their practice on actual work products. This record gives you up-to-date insight into each person’s skillset and gaps.

How L&D Can Deliver Real Strategic Impact to the Organization

Enyota Learning

They can drive constant coaching and mentoring. Learning and development departments that will drive strategic impact can do so by creating learning strategies that are contextual, specific, and timely. These departments would have regular sessions to understand what the learning communities expect, what are the improvements to make or what are the gaps in the current learning initiatives. They believe in metrics and look for improvements from period past.

10 Steps to Help You Lead Organizational Change

CLO Magazine

change As a chief learning officer, how do you lead organizational change? Review the Plan-Do-Study-Act model with your team and decide how you can use it in your organization. Listen to and engage your team in the strategic planning process to review, revise and adapt performance plans with new and meaningful metrics to measure progress toward stretch goals. Establish metrics to measure learning, creativity and innovation in your organization. Know thyself.

Linking Succession Planning with Current and Future Biz Needs: Jill Zimmerman at Corporate U Week

Learning Visions

Do we have the right jobs to meet the needs? Do we have the right people? Key success factor #3: use a common set of metrics. do you have a successor for that job? What do we need to do with this person? identify individual gaps. They do anonymous surveys that is tied back to other data so they can see who’s staying, who’s transferred and who’s more engaged). My live blogged notes from morning session at Corporate University week.

The future of learning is humanity, with a side of technology

CLO Magazine

It’s not surprising, then, that almost every CLO in 2021 is listing the growing skills gap and new talent upskilling as a top priority. Almost certainly, you were guided by a real-life conversation, whether it was with a manager, a mentor or even a stranger.

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Big Data for Learning: Practical Applications

Axonify

The answer is, we know it is! By tracking employee knowledge and behaviour targets and metrics, you can correlate how well employees absorb information and apply learning to the job. Then, you can extrapolate if there are gaps in knowledge that are impacting their ability to perform specific job behaviors. What an employee knows directly impacts what he or she does on the job (we call that behavior).

Big Data for Learning: Practical Applications

Axonify

The answer is, we know it is! By tracking employee knowledge and behaviour targets and metrics, you can correlate how well employees absorb information and apply learning to the job. Then, you can extrapolate if there are gaps in knowledge that are impacting their ability to perform specific job behaviors. What an employee knows directly impacts what he or she does on the job (we call that behavior).

Measuring What Matters

Axonify

Dani and Carol shared their substantial collective wisdom on the relationship between data collection and business outcomes in L&D and what high impact learning organizations are doing right. 82% also incorporate feedback data as they design future development activities, something that organizations at the other levels seldom do. If there is a problem with turnover, L&D should be asking what it can do to address that. Outcomes -> Do -> Know -> Content.

6 Steps to Align L&D with Your Business

Degreed

Courses still do (and always will) have their place in corporate learning, but according to recent Degreed research , only 26% of respondents said they went to their HR or formal training teams when they needed to learn something new.

What’s Better for Your Employees – Digital Training or Instructor-Led Training

Kitaboo

This helps them identify gaps in training and work upon bridging those gaps by either redesigning the training module or mentoring the trainee. Post training, this feature can also be used for tracking employee metrics and goals. Here are Employee Training Metrics: 7 Ways HR Experts Use Them. But they do not have anyone to explain concepts in real-time and have an actual interaction with. WANT TO KNOW HOW KITABOO WORKS?

Create Flexibility of Learning and Teaching with Online Publishing

MagicBox

1.Helps teachers assess gaps and identify learning needs Multimodal learning is essential to engage students with varying preferences. One of the greatest benefits of digital learning is the ability to help teachers and trainers use scientific tools to assess learning gaps and identify individual learning needs. e-Learning tools and technologies do a lot more than creating personalized learning environments for your students.

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Create Flexibility of Learning and Teaching with Online Publishing

MagicBox

1.Helps teachers assess gaps and identify learning needs Multimodal learning is essential to engage students with varying preferences. One of the greatest benefits of digital learning is the ability to help teachers and trainers use scientific tools to assess learning gaps and identify individual learning needs. e-Learning tools and technologies do a lot more than creating personalized learning environments for your students.

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What is Employee Training & Development? Learn Here

learnWorlds

Perhaps this has much to do with the fact that they prefer to invest in their long-term success rather than making ends meet or staying in a stagnant dead-end job. But what do we really know about employee training and development? 4 Employee Training Examples to Know.

On leadership development for Millennials

Matrix

Their supporters describe Millennials as free-spirited, self-aware youngsters who know what they want and what they are worth and feel very strongly about their autonomy. Neither are organizations invested in coaching and mentoring of Millennial leaders. Combined with the impending retirement of Baby Boomers, employers will continue to face big leadership gaps if immediate action is not taken.

Investing in your Personal ROI without being Self-Centered

Mindflash

First, Know the Business Needs. First, you need to be clear on the corporate success metrics you’re trying to measure. So as a leader, seek to fill your own learning gaps with appropriate training first. To maximize the Gain from Investment , go back full circle to the idea of needing to know business needs and goals from the get-go. There is absolutely nothing wrong with a “what’s in it for me” attitude.

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Role of L&D in Creating Effective Sales Enablement Strategies

Kea

In short, everything the team needs to know to drive customer decisions. One of its major roles is to fill in the gaps between sales and marketing content strategies. . Why Do Sales Enablement Technologies Fail? Sales Reps are Doing Unproductive Tasks. Also, with the abundance of information available online, they rely on coaches and mentors to discover the right information and guide them through the learning process. . Allowing Mentoring or Coaching.

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The 6 hottest learning trends for 2018 – Part 2: Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Limestone Learning

AI can do the heavy lifting when it comes to collecting data, finding correlations and drawing inferences, building learner profiles, evaluating content, generating test questions in a variety of domains, and adjusting course content to fit individuals’ learning needs. By leveraging AI, course designers can apply their energy to what they do best (and what still eludes AI): developing awesome content. This helps you know how to tweak your content as well as how it’s delivered.

5 Ways to Simplify Your Employee Training Process

eFront

As important numbers may be, we all know too well that the entire story isn’t represented by statistics alone. Taking some time to get to know your learners can avoid this analysis pitfall and give you better insight on the real issues that need addressing. This is usually the result of employing training initiatives for almost every skill gap or performance issue that comes along. Nevertheless, you need to heavily capitalize on the situations that will allow you to do so.

How We Measure: Utilizing Learning Technology to Measure Performance Impact

Instilled

Measuring performance consistently can help us discover gaps in our learning process and identify where learners are meeting challenges, missing key information, or feeling inspired. Going Beyond Completion Metrics and Getting at Engagement.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

Sahana Chattopadhyay Senior Consultant at Zensar Technologies What does a Learning Consultant do? I am interested in finding out if there are any defined set of tasks that a learning consultant would do to enable organizational learning. But there would still be some baseline tasks that a consultant would do in this respect. Sushant Singh Even i am interested to know about the same, can anybody help please. I don't know if that's true for mid-sized companies.).