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.

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

General Assembly

The following is an excerpt from 6 People Strategies for Successful Digital Transformation , an exclusive white paper from General Assembly. Download the full paper here. 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.

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How to Get Your Workforce on Board for Competency Management

Avilar

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. Build interest and enthusiasm by sharing metrics and milestones that employees can relate to.

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When it comes to building tomorrow’s federal workforce, government leaders agree that technology is outdated, retiring personnel are leaving knowledge gaps in their wake, and employees need to be rewarded based on performance (not longevity). In September 2018, the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA), released its No Time To Wait, Part 2 white paper with recommendations for building a sustainable government workforce. We know it works.

Is Your Team Ready for International Expansion?

OpenSesame

As HR leaders of an expanding global organization, you need to know, especially because discerning how knowledgeable your staff is about other cultures, customs and communication norms is vital to a successful entrance into a new region. Gathering data from your corporate learning programs will help you better understand your workforce and determine how to best prepare them to do business in new markets. Do an Initial Assessment.

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Are You Failing Millennials with Your Performance Management?

Avilar

If you’re doing performance management wrong, you will probably lose some great employees to competitors who have figured out how to provide the feedback and opportunities that Millennials crave. Having grown up in the digital “public eye” of social media and instant feedback, they want to always know how they’re doing and what to do next. They see manager feedback as one valid input and expect to hear from peers, as well, about how they’re doing.

Create Flexibility of Learning and Teaching with Online Publishing

MagicBox

Greater access to online resources, white papers, academic articles can keep teachers and students abreast of the latest developments in their field of study/interest. 1.Helps teachers assess gaps and identify learning needs Multimodal learning is essential to engage students with varying preferences. 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

Greater access to online resources, white papers, academic articles can keep teachers and students abreast of the latest developments in their field of study/interest. 1.Helps teachers assess gaps and identify learning needs Multimodal learning is essential to engage students with varying preferences. e-Learning tools and technologies do a lot more than creating personalized learning environments for your students.

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6 Reasons Why E-Learning is Replacing Traditional Higher Education Courses

Hurix Digital

As online programs surpass traditional higher education courses on many metrics, including popularity, it has sparked a constant debate between the two types of learning. Online learning is fundamentally flexible since learners do not have to sit in classrooms.

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. What perception or behavior do you want to change in your customers? What will changing this perception or behavior do for your business? To set up an objective, first consider the following questions: What do I or my team specifically want to achieve? By when do I need to achieve this goal?

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

All learning activity is tracked by mLevel and accessible via a series of real-time dashboards that track program completion, learner engagement, knowledge acquisition, knowledge and skills gaps, and question performance. What do you feel sets you apart as a learning solution? We have just as many success stories where mLevel has been integrated into classroom or virtual classroom programs as we do with purely online and mobile e-learning programs. Recap from: Kapp Notes.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

This single individual outperformed many Fortune 500 sales training staffs that I know of! All learning activity is tracked by mLevel and accessible via a series of real-time dashboards that track program completion, learner engagement, knowledge acquisition, knowledge and skills gaps, and question performance. What do you feel sets you apart as a learning solution? Austin: From a learner engagement metric, our learner satisfaction scores are well over 95%.

Untapped Potential

General Assembly

To say it’s a tough endeavor is an understatement, as it usually requires time, money, and effort to bridge skills gaps and make inroads in a new field. There are more who would like to do the same, but half of those who apply for loans get turned down, and our pool of scholarship funding is not big enough to meet demand. You can read about how and why we created the Catalyst program in more detail in our white paper, Untapped Potential.)

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.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Open-Source vs. Closed-Source LMS: Why the Technology Your LMS Uses Matters When looking for a new Learning Management System, there are a multitude of questions that must be asked, starting with: What do I need my LMS to be able to do to allow us to reach our eLearning goals? Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Making of a Mindful Leader (Free for ATD members) Did you know that 68.5