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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

Whether you have a few employees out for a few days or many employees out for longer, your competency management program can help you track and manage essential skills. Then you can intelligently relocate either the work or the employees to fill the gaps.

Contemplating Competencies: What Are the Best Companies Doing Now?

Avilar

Any best practices from companies that are doing it well? Companies still use competencies to understand employees’ weaknesses to develop and support a training plan with resources to close the gap. What advice do you have for organizations who want to do more?

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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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. We know technology is transforming the global workforce.

Preview of the Learning Solutions and the Learning Performance Ecosystem conferences

Challenge to Learn

This is hopefully helpful if you are attending, but if you do not go to Orlando there are many ways to tap into the rich conference resources. I do not know any of them. But Learning Solutions has a great track record for great keynotes, so I do hope that they will surprise and inspire me. The importance of adding performance support to the mix. Bridging the gender gap.

Part 3/3: Facilitating learning experiences with AI

Everwise

We sat down with Erik Duindam, Head of Engineering for Everwise, who recently published a white paper on AI’s potential for L&D. IBM Watson Analytics is already analyzing multiple employee data pipelines to predict future skill gaps and future performance.

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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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Why Competency Projects Fail (And How to Avoid It)

Avilar

By supporting smart decisions around recruiting, developing, engaging, and retaining employees, a competency program can create a competitive edge. Why do competency projects fail? And what can you do about it?

Inclusion and the New Workplace: A Conversation with Author Jennifer Brown

Chronus 

Often, we don’t know that these are biased decisions until they’re brought to our attention, which can perpetuate inequality in a company. On the flipside, the person experiencing discrimination is left feeling confused and powerless to do anything.

Are You Failing Millennials with Your Performance Management?

Avilar

They are already the most prevalent generation in the workplace and are on track to comprise 50 percent of the workforce globally by 2020. So, today’s workplaces must be perfectly aligned to support this generation of employees, right? Such goals won’t do for Millennials.

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. Students and teachers can track each other’s activities.

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4 reasons why ‘experience’ is the focus in learning now

Learning Pool

In the Learning Pool white paper, Powering the Modern Learner Experience: Next-Generation Learning Tools Come of Age, these changes are grouped into four main areas: Work. Further to the above, businesses now deploy whole cohorts of contingent workers to meet skills gaps and achieve particular strategic goals. But it also puts pressure on organizations to reskill more effectively, and to support continuous learning so as to keep up with the pace of technology-driven change.

Part 3/3: Facilitating learning experiences with AI

Everwise

We sat down with Erik Duindam, Head of Engineering for Everwise, who recently published a white paper on AI’s potential for L&D. A McKinsey Global Institute report found that there will be significant changes in what workers need to know in the coming decade as a result of AI. IBM Watson Analytics is already analyzing multiple employee data pipelines to predict future skill gaps and future performance. AI can track what learners have been studying.

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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. This includes: Tools to develop and track work goals. Google is also doing its part to support workers and educators who need to communicate effectively in distributed environments.

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. Students and teachers can track each other’s activities. This allows teachers to identify gaps better and fine-tune teaching methods to meet learner needs.

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A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

Given mLevel’s easy-to-use authoring tool and supporting game templates, one of our clients deployed 28 sales training programs to their sales force in less than three months. What do you feel sets you apart as a learning solution? mLevel also supports numerous languages.

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.)

Be the CEO of Your Learning Organization

PDG

Learning Demand Planning can close the gaps in a learning organization’s annual plan, allowing them to be more responsive, more efficient, and more cost-effective. How do you plan for demand? Learning Demand Planning helps answer the questions: How many resources do you need?

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

This single individual outperformed many Fortune 500 sales training staffs that I know of! What do you feel sets you apart as a learning solution? mLevel also supports numerous languages. They are in training so they can learn to do their job better!

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.