Obama’s Going to Close the Skills Gap. But Does It Even Exist?

Mindflash

In his latest State of the Union address, President Obama laid out a raft of economic proposals designed to ferry the unemployed back into work, including training programs for those who need to update their skills. Skills Gap, What Skills Gap?

How to Create and Deliver the Best Custom Employee Training Program

Hurix Digital

In recent times, the approach toward employee training programs has seen a paradigm shift – a drift away from a one-size-fits-all model toward more personalized alternatives. Benefits of a Custom Employee Training Program. Building and Delivering an Effective Custom Training Program.

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9 Strategies to Make Your Peer Learning Program Thrive

CLO Magazine

If you’re sponsoring or developing a peer learning program, you know that professional communities of practice are a cost-effective way to leverage the collective wisdom and experience of a group of leaders with similar roles, challenges or interest areas.

How to Design Programs Around Outcomes, Unlock Flipped Classrooms, and More with Course Launcher Ellen Martin

LifterLMS

How to design programs around outcomes, unlock flipped classrooms, and more with course launcher Ellen Martin in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of the LifterLMS team. It is rare to find someone who can do all five of the jobs above. Do you need some help?

Don’t Know Much About History

CLO Magazine

At a press conference during a recent state visit to France, President Donald Trump thanked his host, French President Emmanuel Macron, and said, “France is America’s first and oldest ally. A lot of people don’t know that.”. Your employer needs you to do it.

How Minutes A Day Can Reinvigorate Your Workforce

Axonify

We know you’ve seen it. And all they can think about is their growing to-do list that is only getting longer by the minute. Today’s forward-thinking leaders know corporate learning is poised for disruption, and they’re not afraid to break the rules.

Using Interviews to Build Your Online Course Business

LearnDash

How do you find experts to interview? Use these strategies to feed to marketing funnel and increase your enrollments: Networking: If possible, choose someone you know or are connected to for the first interview. The more you know, the more effective your questions will be.

Customer Education: The Complete Guide For Your Business

LearnUpon

But, how do you increase the chances of this happening? How do you help your customers discover you are the solution for them? It’s fast becoming a must-do strategy for modern businesses. Every business has a customer training program be it formal or informal.

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

Lambda Solutions

While it’s impossible to completely isolate the effectiveness of online learning from all other factors in your organization, you can take a broad systems approach and use learning analytics as one of many factors that measure the overall effectiveness of your training and development program.

7 Considerations when building your Training Strategy for 2017

Your Training Edge

Current online training programs are increasing in number, making it clear that e learning is an essential means for the business development. If your organization is also doing the same, be aware it would just not do. Know yourself.

3 Ways to Show Your Organization How Valuable You Really Are

EthosCE

One of the most time and resource intensive components of CME management is collecting, warehousing, and analyzing program data. Accurate data supports: The development of activities that are tailored to meet learner knowledge gaps.

How to Create an Employee Training Development Plan

LearnUpon

Talk to both your training managers and team managers about how training is currently carried out, and where they see gaps. To plan efficiently, it’s important to know what goals you’re trying to achieve. Let us know in the comments below.

7 Considerations when building your Training Strategy for 2016

Your Training Edge

Current online training programs are increasing in number, making it clear that e learning is an essential means for the business development. If your organization is also doing the same, be aware it would just not do. Know yourself. Take into account all the pressing requirements and constraints while still keeping in mind the big picture i.e. what should be the long term corporate development.

Free L&D webinars for April 2020

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 10AM – 11AM PT: Key Components of Building a Successful Internal Coaching Program (Free for ATD members) Building coaching programs and coaching cultures within organizations is an increasing trend. Identify, assess and close skill gaps.

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An Expert’s View On The Transformation of Employee Training

WalkMe Training Station

He is the author of the upcoming book from ATD Press, “Learning In The Age of Immediacy: Five Factors for How We Connect, Communicate, and Get Work Done.” Jason Silver: Where do you think the field of employee training is headed? Which innovative trends do you recognize nowadays?

Experiential Learning Through Cultural Immersion

CLO Magazine

Diversity and inclusion is one of the most pressing issues facing companies today. Diversity programs are often introduced into companies that are struggling with representation already, which means filling diversity slates takes longer and requires more investment.

Diamonds in the Rough

CLO Magazine

So it’s not surprising that a 2014 Deloitte University Press survey of global organizations revealed that 86 percent of participating companies said having more effective leaders at all levels was their No. Some of these programs are quite exotic.

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How to Create an Employee Training Development Plan

LearnUpon

Talk to both your training managers and team managers about how training is currently carried out, and where they see gaps. To plan efficiently, it’s important to know what goals you’re trying to achieve. Let us know in the comments below.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How successful do you think you have been in transforming your clients’ workplaces (including your present organization) to learning organizations? In the past, L&D‘s focus had been to design training programs based on defined learning needs, skill gaps and business goals.

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Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

Most of us do a retrospection of the year gone by, and a future-spection of the year to come. I thought I''d do the same from an L&D and workplace learning perspective. How do we as L&D tackle this? Will L&D as we know it continue to exist?

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). We know it works.

Training a Specific Population – An Interview with Kelly Prince

WalkMe Training Station

Companies are taking a deep dive into employee training, knowing all too well this step of the on boarding process is the platform for success. What are some key differences you recognize in a successful training program? Many programs don’t address that. Take Note!

Ryan Moore from Uncanny Automator Helps You Integrate your WordPress LMS with the Most Important Apps For Your Personalized Learning Paths and Course Designs

LifterLMS

As course creators, we tend to think of students as one body of users going through your course material, but individual students do interact with your content in different ways. We started working together doing some course development about 18 years ago, and did that for a little while.

How Better Visibility of Your Course Data Provides Insights

EthosCE

As a CME director, you’re passionate about delivering the best possible educational experiences to your learners— and you’ve marshaled all of your resources to do so consistently. It will help create an overall portrait of your program’s current and past learner outcomes.

Employee Onboarding Training

TalentLMS

What do successful organizations know about handling and retaining new hires that you don’t? The hire was a logical result of a gap in talent. An effective HR department knows the monetary value of talent and how it will help fulfill the organizational strategy and KPIs.

Why yesterday’s skills and development strategies aren’t enough to survive today’s digital transformation

Learning Wire

an estimated 60M people are shut off from jobs because of a lack of digital skills: nearly 20% of American adults do not use the Internet at home, work, or at school, or by mobile device [3]. Progress generates a skills gap.

Restructure the employee experience for a better future

Learning Wire

Our greatest fear in this fast-paced 21st century is what to do when everything changes. Who would take the enormous risk of completely changing their organization in order to better prepare for something you do not yet fully understand? Do your employees feel a sense of worth?

Why evolving corporate learning isn’t an option

Axonify

Compounding this urgency is the fact that today’s employees need to know more. Similar to many large organizations, there were several issues he needed to address in his existing program: Associates expected to know more information than ever before. Simply put, his employees were not digesting, remembering or operationalizing what they needed to know to do their jobs. You would be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t own a smartphone these days.

How to Use Microlearning for Training Staff?

Ed App

Using microlearning in training provides immediate answers to your staff’s most pressing issues. Is it restricted to some industries or suitable to just a few training programs? Just create short watch-try-do simulations as per employees’ roles to simplify software usage. Therefore, leverage on its ubiquitous nature and relay helpful content to fill the knowledge gaps of your employees from time to time.

Moodle LMS: Hot Potatoes is Now Free!

The E-Learning Curve

The exercises use HTML and JavaScript to implement their interactivity, but you do NOT need to know anything about these languages in order to use the programs. All you need to do is enter the data for your exercises (questions, answers, responses etc.),

Why Knowledge of Your CME Course Data = Power (for Directors)

EthosCE

As a CME director, you’re passionate about delivering the best possible educational experiences to your learners—and you’ve marshaled all of your resources to do so consistently. Because CME course data powers CME program success—allowing you to make data-driven decisions about how to allocate resources, fine-tune curriculum design, and even pivot marketing strategy to reach new audiences. It will help create an overall portrait of your program’s current and past learner outcomes.

Experimental Learning Through Cultural Immersion

CLO Magazine

Diversity and inclusion is one of the most pressing issues facing companies today. Diversity programs are often introduced into companies that are struggling with representation already, which means filling diversity slates takes longer and requires more investment.

What is Just-in Time Training (and the Best Practices to Adopt it for your Business)

eFront

Classes had to be scheduled in advance so learners will know when and where the session will be. Mobile apps can now book transportation with just a button press. This approach works best with learners who do not have much time to spend in front of a computer.

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The eLearning Automation Guide For eLearning Professionals

eFront

Are you pressed for time? Do you also need to provide your online learners with customized course content that caters to their goals? In this article, we’ll share everything you need to know about eLearning automation. What Do We Mean By eLearning Automation?

Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: How to Deliver a Coaching Training Program Managers Love! This webinar will reveal five key strategies to implementing a successful training program that positions managers to engage, develop, and retain top talent.