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How To Close Your Workforce Skills Gaps with Reskilling

Avilar

More companies are looking at upskilling and reskilling the workers they have to address essential skills gaps. RELATED ARTICLE: Is the Skills Gap a Myth? Upskilling generally describes skill improvement – doing what you do now, only better.

Do You Need to Update Your Training Program?

Avilar

Or to know when it’s time to update your computers. But how do you know when it’s time to update your training program? Do you have a learning culture that recognizes and celebrates all kinds of learning? RELATED BLOGS AND WHITE PAPERS.

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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. RELATED BLOGS AND WHITE PAPERS.

Pandemic Planning: How to Prepare for the Coronavirus

Avilar

In addition to providing a ready catalog of your employees’ skills and competencies, a robust competency management system like Avilar’s WebMentor Skills can support real-time status and insights so you can act quickly on your business continuity plan. Do you have any travel restrictions, now?

How to Combat “Accidental” Leadership With Data

Avilar

When you meet a great leader, you know it. You feel motivated to do your best. You just know this one isn’t it. George Harrison famously sang , “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road’ll take you there.” 3) Know Your Baseline.

The Hidden Benefits of Keeping an Updated Skills Inventory

Avilar

Do you know what skills your people have today? Here’s how (and why) to do it. Start by identifying the roles and core skills for your organization. For each role, include skills across functional, technical, and soft skills categories. Technology advancements.

Why You Should Boost Soft Skills in Your Organization

Avilar

Companies are frantically investing time and money to recruit, retain and develop employees who know about artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, data science and the like. How to Identify and Close Soft Skills Gaps? Wondering how to identify and close your employees’ soft skills gaps?

5 Tips for Doing a Reduction in Force (RIF) the Right Way

Avilar

Low unemployment rates and a scramble to close the skills gap are top-of-mind trends among HR professionals and business leaders. To do it well takes the time and commitment of a team of people. Once your leadership team decides to do a RIF, your best bet is to confirm the facts.

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. RELATED BLOGS AND WHITE PAPERS.

How To Foster User Adoption In Your New Learning Management System?

Gyrus

This will establish the groundwork to let them know how the process is going and what requirements may be tough to find specific compliance. Know the System Benefits. Know the gained functionalities and options which you will be offering like the back of your hand. By knowing the cool features you are getting (especially the ones that exceed the original scope of requirements), you can act as an internal sales figure for increased product adoption.

Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI

Obsidian Learning

But because short term priorities always seem to take precedence, it is typically something we plan to do better in the next course, or maybe next month, or even next year. The cost part of the formula is easier to determine, and the process of doing so has been described in our white paper.

How to Develop Leadership Competencies in Your Millennials

Avilar

What leadership competencies do Millennial managers need to develop to effectively lead our next-generation workforces? It’s no surprise, then, that Millennials tend to believe in themselves (rather than employers) to find new, better ways of doing things.

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How to Unlock the Expertise Economy with Upskilling

Avilar

Former LinkedIn Chief Learning Officer, Kelly Palmer, and David Blake, co-founder of Degreed, think they know why. In an Expertise Economy, professionals must be able to evolve, to constantly develop new skills, and become experts at jobs and roles that barely exist today.

Putting the Future of Work in a Global Context

General Assembly

And the gap between the skills workers have and the skills companies need is growing wider as workers struggle to keep pace with emerging technologies in fast-growing industries. In my role at General Assembly, I get the opportunity to speak with U.S.

Part 3/3: Facilitating learning experiences with AI

Everwise

Welcome to the third article in a three-part blog series on the role – and potential – of AI in Human Resources, specifically Learning and Development (L&D). The previous articles addressed AI as a transformative force in HR, followed by the role of AI in learning programs.

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How to Up Your Competency Management Game for 2019

Avilar

You may already be using competencies to understand your employees’ weaknesses and develop learning plans to close essential skills gaps. Increasingly, organizations are using competencies more holistically, to support their strategic plans. Think ahead to this time next year.

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Are You Prepared for the Measles Outbreak to Hit Your Workforce?

Avilar

Did you know that competency management can help you and your team weather the storm? And…how do those risk factors map to your employees? Do your travel policies limit travel to higher-risk geographies in the U.S. Do you support work from home for people who may be exposed?

Part 3/3: Facilitating learning experiences with AI

Everwise

Welcome to the third article in a three-part blog series on the role – and potential – of AI in Human Resources, specifically Learning and Development (L&D). We sat down with Erik Duindam, Head of Engineering for Everwise, who recently published a white paper on AI’s potential for L&D. The previous articles addressed AI as a transformative force in HR, followed by the role of AI in learning programs.

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Why Are Companies Turning to Older Workers? Should You?

Avilar

Some are actively working to keep their most experienced employees in the workplace or they’re recruiting older workers to fill skills gaps. What can you do to ensure that your workers have the skills they need to succeed? What skills and competencies are required to do the job?

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. e-Learning tools and technologies do a lot more than creating personalized learning environments for your students.

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Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

Also, if you hear about other offers that learning professionals would appreciate, please let us know. Google is also doing its part to support workers and educators who need to communicate effectively in distributed environments. “Alone Together” White Paper.

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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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (5)

Jay Cross

Changing the role of managers is a wrenching organizational change. You will not be successful without the support of a senior management sponsor who can open doors to at all levels and help your make your case. For your career, this lead role is high risk/high reward.

Whos the Boss Women Business and Leadership

Training Industry

You’ve all heard about – perhaps even talked about – the issue of women’s roles in the leadership ranks and business. But despite those amazing gains, the discussion still continues about the role of women in business, and how that role is changing. Those stats were cited in a recent white paper from the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, which earlier this year studied the issue of women in business. Where do we go from here?

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

People learn their jobs by doing their jobs. We learn on the job to do the job. Workers need to know what one another are doing. Twenty-first century employees do complex, unpredictable work. It’s up to them to figure out what to do.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

Bryan has had a distinguished career in corporate Learning & Development, including leadership roles with Skillsoft, Kaplan, AchieveGlobal and NETg. What do you feel sets you apart as a learning solution? mLevel also supports numerous languages. Recap from: Kapp Notes.

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. You can read about how and why we created the Catalyst program in more detail in our white paper, Untapped Potential.)

Evolution of L&D - Some more thoughts

ID Reflections

I recently wrote a post on the Role of L&D in the 21C Workplace which made me a part of a discussion happening half-way around the world and of which I had been so far unaware. I loved this line in her blog: “ I want learning in our organisation to be personally owned but organizationally supported.” This is what we need to strive for – the future of L&D lies in providing each individual with the personalized support they need to develop professionally and personally.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

Bryan has had a distinguished career in corporate Learning & Development, including leadership roles with Skillsoft, Kaplan, AchieveGlobal and NETg. This single individual outperformed many Fortune 500 sales training staffs that I know of! mLevel also supports numerous languages.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Why the technology your LMS uses is important, including significant considerations regarding data ownership, security, LMS customization, product updates and support. Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Making of a Mindful Leader (Free for ATD members) Did you know that 68.5

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.