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. White House Launches Cyber Reskilling Program.” Leading industry consultants, government agencies and business leaders do not view the current talent shortage as a short-term crunch.

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? Blended Learning : In a world where so many of us turn to Google or YouTube to find immediate answers, employees expect “just in time” learning to do their jobs well. Do you have the right mix of blended learning, so your employees can get to tactical answers quickly and have the support they need to master more complicated concepts?

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The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Learning and Development

Hurix Digital

We will now explore the role of AI in learning and development. Identifying Knowledge Gaps. So, forcing them to learn what they already know is not a very effective strategy. . All of us know how that works as we have all used Google to search for information. .

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.

Pandemic Planning: How to Prepare for the Coronavirus

Avilar

Then, if a factory, plant, or office is closed or quarantined, you will know exactly what skills have been taken offline, and where other employees with those skills are located. Then you can intelligently relocate either the work or the employees to fill the gaps.

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.” Be sure every leader in your organization can speak to the vision – and connect the dots – for their teams and individuals, so every person is informed, inspired, and ready to do their part to move the company forward.

4 Simple Steps That Boost Workforce Performance

Avilar

A great place to start is with a competency model followed by gaining an understanding of what employees know and what they don’t know. A “competency model” defines the skills and levels of proficiency in those skills that an employee needs to possess to do a particular job effectively. Step 3: Analyze the Skills Inventory and Individual and Organizational Skills Gaps.

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. Yet, in an interesting twist, the adoption of automation is starting to shift the focus beyond “hard skills” (technical know-how), creating a greater demand for employees with finely tuned “soft skills” (the way people do their jobs). How to Identify and Close 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. You know that keeping job descriptions up to date is essential for recruiting the right employees. Make sure you’re documenting the skills your organization will need after the reorganization, not the skills of those roles or people that you’re attached to.

5 ways that the learner experience impacts your employee value proposition (EVP)

Learning Pool

However, the skills gaps that provoked the talent war were always in highly specific areas and driven by large-scale technological shifts in the nature of business and society that are not going away any time soon.

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.

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. Catch (and Celebrate) Employees Doing Competencies Right. RELATED BLOGS AND WHITE PAPERS.

How to Develop Leadership Competencies that Work

Avilar

We all know that future business leaders don’t emerge by chance. The best ones step into their biggest roles after years of intentional development. Do you know how to develop leadership competencies that work? .

How to Create a Successful New Hire Training Program

KnowledgeCity

Beyond the first few days, when the new employee gets settled into their new role and completes the housekeeping tasks such as new hire paperwork, new hire training is essential. that the new hire would need to know to avoid embarrassment or unknowingly breaking a rule.

How to Boost Your LMS When Upskilling Employees is Your Goal

Avilar

To truly address the skills gaps of your employees with the learning and development they need, you’ll want a robust LMS paired with a competency management system that informs and guides the upskilling process, every step of the way. You’ll know right away where there are skill gaps.

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.

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.

What is a Skills Assessment and Why is it Important?

Avilar

A person’s education, experience, and references all provide indicators about what a person knows and what they have done. Usually, it’s an evaluation of skills specific to a job or role. What is a skills assessment? Why is it important? And how can it help your organization?

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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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 their much-publicized book, The Expertise Economy: How the Smartest Companies Use Learning to Engage, Compete and Succeed , the pair depicts a future of work that is more about diverse and unique skill sets —transforming their employees into experts and ultimately, creating their biggest competitive advantage — than about knowledge, roles, and job hierarchies.

How Important is the Design Phase?

Design2Train

If you do not complete the Design Phase the right way, you will end up with cost-overruns of re-work, redefining the project scope, and lots of stress. . How do you know if you have completed the Design Phase properly? Knowing who you will work with and their specific roles and responsibilities is important. Need to Know and Good to Know: It’s critical to define what information needs to be taught.

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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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. But solving strategic business goals through competency management is a complex endeavor and it’s really tough to do that well without technology. Skills, experiences, knowledge, abilities and behaviors all play essential roles in job fit and performance. Do you resolve to be a more competent company in 2019?

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Why You Need to Up Your Succession Planning Game for Millennials

Avilar

They’re leaving behind surprised and puzzled managers – and talent gaps in their organizations. To engage Millennials as workforce leaders, you first have to know what makes them tick. Widely considered the most-studied generation , we know quite a bit about Millennials. Work/life balance is more important to them than salary and they want to do work that improves society, putting emphasis on corporate social responsibility, sustainability and diversity.”.

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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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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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Personalise your training with performance management

Growth Engineering

In fact, we even have a free white paper covering everything you need to know about running an online performance management strategy! But did you know that performance management is yet another way to offer a personalised training programme to your learners? So if they notice they’re doing well on one KPI but falling behind on another, they can shift their training focus!

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? What they may or may not do. What they must do, in some circumstances. They also need to know their rights, roles, and responsibilities.

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? How do you overcome age bias to find mature workers that will fit with your workforce? What skills and competencies are required to do the job? Is there a permanent need or is this a transitional role? Consider the talent pool you know.

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?

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. 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? Recap from: Kapp Notes.

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! 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.

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.

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. GA courses aren’t cheap, but they have a high return on investment and are specifically designed to prepare students to be successful and secure high-wage, high-potential roles as web developers, UX designers, and data scientists. ISAs are new and we know there’s still a lot to learn about the model, but we’re optimistic.

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. Reactions to a learning event are important and the happy sheets do serve a purpose, but will they really provide enough hard data for informed decision making when greater investment in training is needed, budgets are cut, competition for resources is fierce, and times get tough?

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

Jay Cross

Changing the role of managers is a wrenching organizational change. For your career, this lead role is high risk/high reward. The more we pay attention to this direct relationship, and the more senior leaders do everything they can to ensure the tools, resources and opportunities are at the fingertips of these managers to assist people who are at the heart of the customer experience, the. Let them know you don’t expect them to train their people.