How to Avoid and Mitigate Skills Gaps

KnowledgeAnywhere

matter what industry you’re in, you’re bound to face the challenge of a skills gap at some point. A skills gap is when a gap exists between the skills of a team member and the skills required for their position. So how do you, as an organization, mitigate this?

Mind The Gap! Watch Out for Business Knowledge Gaps

Time to Know

Many of us know the story of the tree of knowledge where Adam and Eve took a bite from that oh so dreaded apple… Imagine before the bite, if Adam and Eve could have known what knowledge they would have gained. Management wants their employees to know as much as possible, in the shortest time possible – without compromising on quality. 90% of business leaders believe that learning and design programs are the key to closing such business knowledge gaps. Knowing is growing.

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Axonify Solves the Employee Knowledge Problem

Axonify

Maybe your employees aren’t following policies and procedures and are making mistakes that are putting your business at risk. From top to bottom, what each employee knows or doesn’t know has an exponential impact on the overall success of your company. Organizations thought the learning problem was solved when LMS solutions became ubiquitous. How do we move past this conversation and finally address the true knowledge problem?

Axonify Solves the Employee Knowledge Problem

Axonify

Maybe your employees aren’t following policies and procedures and are making mistakes that are putting your business at risk. From top to bottom, what each employee knows or doesn’t know has an exponential impact on the overall success of your company. Organizations thought the learning problem was solved when LMS solutions became ubiquitous. How do we move past this conversation and finally address the true knowledge problem?

Axonify Solves the Employee Knowledge Problem

Axonify

Maybe your employees aren’t following policies and procedures and are making mistakes that are putting your business at risk. From top to bottom, what each employee knows or doesn’t know has an exponential impact on the overall success of your company. Organizations thought the learning problem was solved when LMS solutions became ubiquitous. How do we move past this conversation and finally address the true knowledge problem?

Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training

CourseArc

Today’s workforce is a multigenerational collection of individuals who have grown together as a result of many years of expansion, attrition, consolidation, and new hiring policies. 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.

Mind the Gap! How the Closing of Knowledge Gaps Can Save Your Business

Time to Know

Many of us know the story of the tree of knowledge where Adam and Eve took a bite from that oh so dreaded apple… Imagine before the bite, if Adam and Eve could have known what knowledge they would have gained. Management wants their employees to know as much as possible, in the shortest time possible – without compromising on quality. 90% of business leaders believe that learning and design programs are the keys to closing such business knowledge gaps. Knowing is growing.

Training Needs Analysis: A Step-By-Step Guide To Identify Performance Gaps In Your Organization

TalentLMS

Do you know which online training resources your employees need to boost on-the-job performance? How To Identify Performance Gaps In Your Organization: A Step-By-Step Guide To Training Needs Analysis. Here is a step-by-step guide to pinpointing performance gaps in your organization through a training needs analysis. Identify Performance Behavior “Pain Points” Now that you know what your organization needs, you must get to the root of the problem.

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. If you refuse to adapt to changing user requirements, do not price your product sensibly, and do not have adequate product training; be prepared to fail.

How Much Do You Know About Student Self Assessment

ProProfs

If you’re a teacher, you would most probably know how crucial it is to give routine tests to students all the time, only to identify knowledge gaps and prepare better classroom instructions. You finish a topic, give your students a test, conduct it, grade test papers, and then assess the results to identify knowledge gaps. . How Do Self-Assessments Benefit Students. Identify gaps in their understanding and learning capabilities.

Closer Collaboration with Colleges Can Close the Skills Gap

CLO Magazine

As businesses turn to community colleges to train talent, some analysts say it just might help close the skills gap many employers are facing. Bergeron, vice president for postsecondary education at the Center for American Progress, a nonpartisan policy institute, said free community college tuition could build a better talent pool if it is part of an overall strategy to enhance the workforce, including providing an incentive for people to finish college degrees. If Gov.

5 Ways Gamification Solves Business Problems

Ed App

Who would have thought that badges, levels and leaderboards could be the answer to business problems? We share with you 6 ways gamification solves business problems. Ways to do this include virtual rewards, the core of gamification, to celebrate efforts. Issue: According to The Association for Talent Development , 90% of what we know is a result of informal learning, illuminating the importance of encouraging knowledge-sharing through the tiers of the business.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What are they doing that’s different?

How Do Videos Improve K-12 Learning Outcomes?

Hurix Digital

There are plenty of free resources such as BrainPop, TeacherTube, and YouTube, accessible via the internet, to do just that! . While it’s true that videos can work wonders for student engagement, picking a rather uninteresting video will not do the trick.

Maine Sexual Harassment Training: Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs

Like in other states, you must know the existing laws, requirements, and preventive measures in Maine. To help you in that regard, in this blog post, we take an in-depth look at everything you need to know about conducting sexual harassment training in Maine, including how to sucessfully impart it. You can add your company-specific sexual harassment policies to the training along with the standard guidelines issued by authorities. If not, now is the time to do so.

7 Ways it Pays to Invest in Diversity Training

KnowledgeCity

The changing workforce is helping drive the push to adopt more inclusive procedures and policies. 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.

Is Your Business Data Really Worth Keeping?

Talented Learning

Long story short: storage vendors are running a business, just like you do. You know the phrase, “Too many cooks in the kitchen spoil the broth”? Your data can suffer from a similar problem. Before you know it, your data pool becomes a mess of old information that isn’t relevant to your current environment. Data Purge Strategy vs. Policy. However, I also want to touch on the importance of a data purge policy.

Do Millennials need special training?

Matrix

But stereotyping and pointing out to Millennials’ not always best decisions in life and at work will not solve companies’ problems. Traditional HR policies cannot satisfy this new generation’s needs unless they become more digitized. Do Millennials need special training? On first glance, you’d think they do. Do they really? What exactly do Millennials want from training? They will work harder when they know in which direction their work is going.

3 Tips for Effective Title IX Compliance Training

KnowledgeCity

It’s critical to know what steps to take and how to take them for issues that necessitate further investigation. Faculty and staff also need to know how to respond appropriately and remain vigilant about recurrences. They also need to know the steps to take when someone comes to them with a complaint. When Title IX violations occur, responsible parties need to know how to keep the lines of communication open.

Why Is Title VI Compliance Training So Important?

KnowledgeCity

While many believe Title VI applies to everyone, there are certain exemptions, such as religious institutions that do not have to adhere to Title VI requirements if they do not receive federal funding for any programs. It affects children who are discriminated against and can lead to health problems such as anxiety, depression and substance abuse. Carrying this idea into the future can impact employment policies, practices and coworker relations.

The Knowledge Crisis: the signs are all around us

Axonify

It’s a problem that’s only getting bigger. More than ever before employees need to know more information in less time. Many organizations thought eLearning solutions, like the LMS, would be the answer to this growing problem. But, the fact is, the problem is only becoming more prevalent. What people need to know to do their job well can change almost daily. And how much they need to know is constantly increasing.

The Knowledge Crisis: the signs are all around us

Axonify

It’s a problem that’s only getting bigger. More than ever before employees need to know more information in less time. Many organizations thought eLearning solutions, like the LMS, would be the answer to this growing problem. But, the fact is, the problem is only becoming more prevalent. What people need to know to do their job well can change almost daily. And how much they need to know is constantly increasing.

Accelerating Product Knowledge with New Hires for the Holiday Season

Axonify

In an omni-channel or multi-channel retailing world, sales associates must know more than your customers, who’ve likely done their homework before coming to the store. That means new hires must not only learn about policies, procedures and products, but also understand what you offer through your various channels and be fully up to speed on ever-changing promotions. The holiday season is just around the corner and you’re staffing up to meet demand.

Accelerating Product Knowledge with New Hires for the Holiday Season

Axonify

In an omni-channel or multi-channel retailing world, sales associates must know more than your customers, who’ve likely done their homework before coming to the store. That means new hires must not only learn about policies, procedures and products, but also understand what you offer through your various channels and be fully up to speed on ever-changing promotions. The holiday season is just around the corner and you’re staffing up to meet demand.

Big Data & Training 101: What You Need to Know

Lemonade

I know, I know. And if you haven’t calibrated your content correctly, the data you do collect can be inaccurate. Why Do We Need Big Data In Training? The problem is most LMSs aren’t set up to track much more than pass/fail/participate. Big data analytics help fill in the gaps so you see which employees are struggling, which are excelling, and where your organizational knowledge gaps are. How Do We Get Big Data? You want them to know it.

What Kind of Training Do Sales Managers Really Need

Training Industry

First, they aim to close the gap between a seller’s actual and desired performance. The reality is that few do. To understand where the problem lies, we start by examining the kinds of discussions managers most frequently have with reps. These are usually required due to company policy; they are conducted at predetermined intervals, and are then tied to a formal performance appraisal process. The Problem To reiterate, we have two problems.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

Here are the eLearning terms you really need to know, from A-L. The approach prompts learners to read, discuss, and solve problems in order to synthesize content. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem solving conducted in small groups. HTML5: HTML5 technology provides many tools to fill the gap left by the decline of Flash. Intentionality: The act of doing something with purpose.

Big Data & Training 101: What You Need to Know

Lemonade

I know, I know. And if you haven’t calibrated your content correctly, the data you do collect can be inaccurate. Why Do We Need Big Data In Training? The problem is most LMSs aren’t set up to track much more than pass/fail/participate. Big data analytics help fill in the gaps so you see which employees are struggling, which are excelling, and where your organizational knowledge gaps are. How Do We Get Big Data? You want them to know it.

Can I take your order?

Matthew Guyan

Do we want to be thought of as the people who create training or design content? Or do we want to be known as the people who solve problems in our organisations? If it’s the second question, then we need to really determine the problem we are trying to solve.

Don’t Know Much About History

CLO Magazine

A lot of people don’t know that.”. Outside of a brief mention about apprenticeships, the biggest education news happened when Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said during her Senate confirmation hearing that we need guns in schools to control the rampaging bear problem that is apparently keeping our students from their studies. It’s not the first time he seemed to express genuine surprise at information many Americans already know. Your employer needs you to do it.

How to make mandatory training relevant

Making Change

Help the client by asking questions, such as: What problems are you seeing? Was this problem caused by one rogue employee, or is it a bigger issue? Is it limited to a group of employees, or is it really a problem that all employees are causing equally? If there’s really no problem, we shouldn’t create a solution. We need to focus on improving performance, not guarding against problems that experience has shown aren’t likely to occur. Do the analysis.

Free L&D webinars for February 2021

Limestone Learning

Do not miss this latest jaw-dropping session by Mike Parkinson, Owner of Billion Dollar Graphics. How do you reach contacts now working for home? How do you tiptoe around budget and pay cuts? You need to look toward sustainable, impactful solutions, rather than stop-gap measures.

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Dr. RIMA GHOSE CHOWDHURY WALKS THE POSH TALK WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Being an organisation that values the safety and well-being of its employees, how do you go about making your workplace safer for your employees (especially women employees)? Our programs, HR processes, policies and even our infrastructure reflect the same ethos. Do you agree?

Cultural Alignment

Clark Quinn

So, one of the things we can do to optimize outcomes is to give people performance support. In particular, we can provide tools to address gaps that emerge from our cognitive architecture. We can also provide policies about things we’re supposed to do. For instance, in a well-known upscale department store chain, the staff have the leeway to spend on the order of $1K to address any emerging customer problem.

Is Your Onboarding Process Ready for the Class of 2017?

ej4 eLearning

I’m not asking this to find out who has an onboarding process in place. (You all do, of course!) But when the new hires tend to include millennials, there are even more potential problems, due to generational gaps in expectations, habits, and work experience. Onboarding Process: Your manager’s first move in the onboarding process is to hand the new hire a thick manual full of company policies. OK…so how do you do that?

Why the Workplace Digital Divide Matters

Learning Rebels

Do you have a workplace digital divide? However, organizations create frustration by wanting people to be creative and innovative 3 yet do not allow or take away access to tools that would support the workplace. times the average profit than those who do not 6.

Racial Bias or Workplace Sexual Harassment – Why eLearning is an effective solution.

Enyota Learning

The best question to ask yourself when looking to avoid such incidents is – are you as an organization doing enough to train your employees ? Not too long ago, a regular at a GAP store, an African American man was forced to prove the clothing he was wearing was not stolen. The bigger problem may be out of racial prejudice, or a case of unconscious bias. Why anti-discrimination and a policy statement. The policy.