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The Learning & Development Podcast: Actually Addressing Skills Gaps with Simon Gibson

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This transcript is from the conversation between David and Simon Gibson on addressing skills gaps. In this episode, I’m speaking with Simon Gibson, an experienced and esteemed Learning OD and talent leader about really addressing skills gaps. What language do we code in?

What is Prescriptive Analytics and Why Should You Care?

Talented Learning

However, because AI and machine learning technologies are changing rapidly, the role of analytics also continues to expand and evolve. This begs several questions: How do descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics differ? How can you bridge this critical analytics gap?

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Kuljit Chadha | AI-powered right skilling suite that supports enterprise learning

Disprz

Here are a few highlights of the podcast: Do you see any difference in the way blue-collar and white-collar employees consume learning? So, language plays a very important role in learning for the blue-collar workforce. There are a couple of ways to do that.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. 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.

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? experiences that support and enable change in service. 1 3 5 2 4 Know your audience Identify and analyze who you’re targeting with this.

When the Competency Model Breaks Down: How to Map Skills to Roles

Degreed

In many organizations, competency maps have been around for decades, but competencies of the past don’t match the skills needed today — as evidenced by the growing skills gap. Mapping skills to roles is all about helping people improve in the role they’re in or developing toward another one.

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Podcast 19: Customer Education 101 – With Dave Derington of Azuqua

Talented Learning

But what role does customer education play in this process? But new communities of practice are emerging to offer knowledge sharing and support. But there’s definitely a gap. We know it’s been there and we’ve talked about it for years, especially in the software industry. Great idea to fill that gap with a community by and for customer education pros… A lot of us find ourselves kind of falling into this field. Metrics.

JULIE DIRKSEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Her focus has been on utilizing the disciplines of educational psychology, instructional design, and behavioral science to promote and support the improvement of peoples’ lives through sustainable long-term learning and behavioral change. Instead we should ask: “how would I do that online?”

The individual or the organization: Identifying the root of employee underperformance

CLO Magazine

While these activities and outcomes are important, they do not provide a clear story about what causes an employee to underperform or what intervention is best for improving the employee’s performance. We’ve all seen managers jump into rescue mode and ask, “What do you need from me?”

Bridging the Gap: Addressing Barriers to Women in Leadership

Everwise

In “ 7 Ways to Support Women’s Advancement to Leadership Roles ,” Elizabeth Borges, Senior Manager at EverwiseWomen, shared insights gathered from researching the experiences and impact felt by the hundreds of women who have completed the program. Most programs supporting women’s advancement to leadership tend to be “one and done” and “one size fits all.” How to Help: Role Models. Then implement metric goals – does the organization want to increase retention?

Listen: Researcher Sarah Kimmel on the future of the CLO role

CLO Magazine

There’s a creeping sense of unease in the CLO role, with the future both uncertain and full of opportunity. In this conversation, Sarah unpacks the results to provide insights for the future of the CLO role. Show Notes: CLO Role of the Future Executive Summary.

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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. How do you get the most from your competency initiative? Conduct skills gap assessments to pinpoint crucial weaknesses, so you can provide exactly the targeted training they need. Even when things turn out great, they don’t know why.

10 Years Of The iPhone And L&D Has Some Learning To Do

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Instead, it’s the opportunity to do well; to try new things; to improve themselves; to gain greater capability in their professional field – or just within their organisation. But where learning technology has failed is that it’s been designed to support L&D far more than workers. Going back to the iPhone, Apple (and other smartphone manufacturers and app developers since) looked at ways that their technology could help users do what they wanted to do better.

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 support do you need?

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. Infuse just-in-time learning and support during the onboarding process. By: Justin Calapp, Ph.D.

S/4HANA – 10 Things To Do in Phase Zero

Abreon

S / 4HANA – 10 Things To Do in Phase Zero. Once your organization decides to go to SAP S / 4HANA and your implementation team has established a plan and schedule, most people wait for the first phase of the implementation plan to launch before doing anything. To help you prepare, here are 10 things you should do in SAP S / 4HANA Phase Zero: 1. It will help to highlight any gaps in functionality aligned with core business activities. In Application Support.

19 Insider Secrets About Selecting An LMS

Spark Your Interest

LMS are so different in what they do, and how they do it, that most are only a good fit for a specific set of courses. Using an LMS, instructors can do a variety of things. Do YOU Need An LMS? Ways in which it can do this include. LMS Customer Support.

The Three Pillars of Learning

mLevel

Knowledge transfer plays a key role in leading a business toward achieving their intended goals but in my opinion, many businesses fail to understand its significance. How do we ensure proper knowledge transfer? Do we set learning objectives? What tools do we use? Knowledge reinforcement in training is an information-based strategy intended to bridge gaps between employee performance deficits and training needs analysis. Knowledge Transfer: Why Does It Matter?

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. If we expect sales managers to support and reinforce this training, we can make their jobs easier by making the training better. 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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The Three Pillars of Learning

mLevel

Knowledge transfer plays a key role in leading a business toward achieving their intended goals but in my opinion, many businesses fail to understand its significance. How do we ensure proper knowledge transfer? Do we set learning objectives? What tools do we use? Knowledge reinforcement in training is an information-based strategy intended to bridge gaps between employee performance deficits and training needs analysis. Knowledge Transfer: Why Does It Matter?

FOUR WAYS TO UPSKILL SALES LEADERS TO EXCEL IN TODAY’S WORLD

PDG

Where do you start? Have coaching conversations that go beyond sales metrics and provide consistent, structured whole-person development. Gallup research indicates that salespeople who know and use their strengths average 10% to 19% increased sales and 14% to 29% increased profit, among other bottom-line results. Support salespeople with a low performance by providing additional resources or training, altering job responsibilities, or reassigning them to a new role.

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10 Tips for conducting a training needs analysis when faced with managerial demand

Matrix

Training can do many things, but it’s not a universal fix for all business ailments. To provide training where it is indispensable and avoid doing work that won’t pay off, here are some valuable tips for doing a proper training needs analysis before caving in to managerial pressure.

The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

What metrics and sources to use in implementing learning analytics. This data can be sorted, filtered, and correlated to specific metrics, such as activity and course completions. How much do participants find the training favourable, engaging and relevant to their jobs?

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

Pract.us

You can support those efforts for more learning bang for your buck. In Matthews’ words, “Much of the learning we do on a daily basis is not something we think of or label as learning. 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.

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

Pract.us

Managers have difficulty pointing to one or a string of work examples that support the assessment or show regular progress toward improvement in one of these areas. 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.

5 L&D considerations for returning to the workplace

OpenSesame

Returning to work provides an opportunity for L&D to help our employees feel supported, cared for, and that their health and safety are a priority, while empathizing with a variety of experiences that people are having through this pandemic. Do teams need to be trained on new goals?

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. How did you get into a new field or a new role? In my line of business, we call these kinds of phone calls “wraparound supports.”

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Where the Corporate LMS Market is Heading (2022 and up)

eLearning 24-7

Do you ever sit there and think to yourself, okay, I have to write this, I’m not sure where to start, where to begin, but I know in my heart, this is where it is going. And yet, you know what you will write, will not be all rosy for everyone. Skill gaps.

What is Workforce Management Software?

ProProfs

The idea behind workforce management and workforce management training is to mobilize the right people to do the right thing at the right time. Some of the simpler versions support just employee time and attendance tracking. Workforce Management Metrics.

5 Steps to Conduct a Training Needs Analysis

eLearningMind

What did you do the last time you needed to travel to a new address? Besides understanding your learners’ needs, an upfront analysis helps you: Identify learning gaps before they become problematic. How is your current training supporting those goals? Artwork by Kevin Bannister.

Talent Development Platforms – R Here

eLearning 24-7

Skills mapping tied around job roles and career development. A talent development platform says in essence an organization directs employee development thru specific content pushed to a specific job role (current) and future within the organization. Skill gap analysis.

At a crossroads: the intersection of higher education and corporate training

CLO Magazine

The philosophies, methodologies and objectives for teaching and training are vastly different, and, as a result, the technologies that support each have also diverged with very little cross over. Going back to the objectives of both, we can understand how the metrics of each will differ.

Leadership Buy-In: A Guide to Training Success

LearnUpon

As the Chief Learning Officer, Head of L&D, or Training Director, it’s what you are here to do. But, how do you get there? . It’s the “we’ve heard we should do it, so we’ll create a learning team” reasoning, and once it’s formed the team is left to their own devices.

How to Get Your Workforce on Board for Competency Management

Avilar

People are more likely to support projects they help to create. You already know that to set up your competency management program for success, you need your senior executive team to provide support and resources to get started.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Training managers have a lot to do. Why do I need to do that? What can we do? Why Do Training Programs Need Accessible Elearning? But How Do I Know My Elearning Is Accessible? What to Do with the Elearning You Already Have. What to Do with the Elearning You Haven’t Yet Created. Training Managers Have a Lot to Do. What do we mean by “elearning”? What do we mean by “accessibility”? How do you do this?

How to Align Your Training With Your Business Objectives in 6 Easy Steps

eFront

Why do we train our employees? We know every business is different. And to do this, they require a strong, competent and motivated workforce who understands their respective roles in achieving the business’ strategy. This means knowledgeable sales consultants, helpful support staff, high-quality products and services, and skilled user-experience experts. So the question becomes, how do you do it? Well, it depends on who you ask.

6 Tips for Landing a Job at a Startup

General Assembly

One of the nice surprises about the startup ecosystem is how supportive and helpful some of the people are. As a new entrant into the community you might feel like you have little to offer in return, but one of the biggest favors you can do for someone is just ask them questions about their work. It may seem intuitive, but being generally interested in others and what they do will help you foster relationships that aren’t only valuable, but fulfilling. Your desired role.

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Free learning & development webinars for June 2020

Limestone Learning

Learn who has the potential to fill critical roles, including roles that are changing due to the turbulent economy. Organizations are rapidly exploring new ways to get these frontline employees the support they need to do their best work, but traditional training isn’t an option.

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Perspective Matters

Tom Spiglanin

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Only through scientific observation and analysis do we know otherwise. They see us in the context of their job, their role in the community, their entire history with us, their knowledge of us, their experiences with others they consider like us, those we associate with, and much more. All too often we respond with any metrics we think might help, even when we know they have little to do with the efficacy of training.

How Practice and Feedback Drive Deeper Learning

Talented Learning

The answer is important for training professionals because it directly influences the way we design , develop, deliver and support adult learning experiences. 3) Training organizations can bridge this performance gap and add value by creating faster paths to independent productivity. Rosenbaum and Williams call this metric “time to proficiency.” So, exactly how much practice do people need? It builds on what we already know. Support.