Study Reveals Plight of Middle-Wage Jobs

CLO Magazine

Just 25 percent of all new jobs added in the U.S. since 2010 fall in the middle-wage range, trailing the share of both high-wage jobs and low-wage jobs. 10 Research from the Federal Reserve shows that the share of middle-skill or middle-wage jobs in the U.S. While middle-wage jobs have been on the decline for a number of years, a new study from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl., per hour.

Hiring in a talent crisis: Money, perks and rapid onboarding

CLO Magazine

Businesses may be eager to reopen and get back to work, but the employees they’ve long relied on aren’t turning up – and it has transformed the labor marketplace. million job openings at the end of June, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Spread the word.

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How can you remain profitable post-COVID-19? Invest in your workforce, particularly leaders

CLO Magazine

One steady state is where employees feel supported by the company, hence they work hard and are loyal, making the company more profitable. This gives the company the financial capacity to continue to support its workers, making this a self-reinforcing steady state.

Affiliate Marketing for Course Creators with Dean Holland

LifterLMS

Learn about affiliate marketing for course creators with Dean Holland in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett from LifterLMS. Dean has a lot going on with his businesses, and he shares some great tips for online course creators in this episode.

How to save $17,568 using Free Online Courses to automate your marketing

Wyzed

In today’s post we’re going to show you in detail how Nudge Coach (a digital coaching and health tracking platform) are using Free Online Courses to automate 14.6 weeks of marketing and save over $17,568 every year. Nudge Coach Co-founder, Phil Beene, had this to say… “Creating a simple online course with Wyzed has allowed us to literally put the top half of our sales process on autopilot. What this means for their business (by the numbers).

How to save $17,568 using Free Online Courses to automate your marketing

Wyzed

In today’s post we’re going to show you in detail how Nudge Coach (a digital coaching and health tracking platform) are using Free Online Courses to automate 14.6 weeks of marketing and save over $17,568 every year. Nudge Coach Co-founder, Phil Beene, had this to say… “Creating a simple online course with Wyzed has allowed us to literally put the top half of our sales process on autopilot. What this means for their business (by the numbers).

The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

” Who knew that years later, this quote would become a battle cry for what I see happening in the LMS market? Recently, the concept of corporate learning ecosystems has grown increasingly popular — and with good reason. Imagine creating a dynamic, intelligent learning infrastructure that engages your far-flung workforce, wherever those individuals may be. In a recent post, I outlined the emerging practice of LMS augmentation.

Labour shortage: training as a crucial tool for recovery

Coorpacademy

As the economic recovery is confirmed, we are already witnessing the consequences of the pandemic on the labour market. Faced with the reopening, many companies are facing a shortage of skilled labour. “Last year we provided 35,000 training courses.

How To Implement A Captivating eLearning Re-Engagement Campaign

KnowledgeAnywhere

you’re reading this blog, chances are you’re a manager, supervisor, or HR professional trying to get all your employees trained or cross-trained. By investing in training, you’re investing in your people, and ultimately your entire operation. Evaluate Your eLearning Materials.

A Paycheck Away, Our Learning Game For Change, Was a Game Changer

Bottom-Line Performance

We hosted a public game play session of “A Paycheck Away” as part of the Spirit and Place Festival last Friday, November 9th. We’ve play tested this game several times with groups of all shapes and sizes, and the results of game play showed us just how powerful game based learning and “games for change” can be. You see, a major component of the A Paycheck Away experience is discussion that happens before and after the game.

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14 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 18

Upside Learning

This time we decided to do our homework, pack our bags and take a trip down the school days. And if you are still caught in the traditional school approach, know why integrating technology in classrooms is not just the need for the hour but how can it benefit you. Besides this, we have uncovered some cool resources, reports and findings that will keep you abreast of the latest happenings. Then, can an iPad replace the smartboard and help cut down on cost?

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How (and Why) to Build a Culture of Respect for Your Service Workers

Avilar

Front-line service workers have long-faced chronically low wages, undesirable work hours, and limited benefits. In the face of such pervasive lack of respect, is it any wonder that front-line service workers are seeking new job opportunities? Wages? Hours? Enough!

Cultural Alignment

The Performance Improvement Blog

Whether that culture is aligned with the values and goals espoused by the organization is the question that all leaders must face. Often, the words that are published by the marketing department do not match how that organization treats its employees and their customers in practice. CEO Jelinek is quoted as saying, “We sell quality stuff at the best possible price. He speaks publicly about the need for an increase in the federal minimum wage.

Independent Contractor Compliance: Everything You Need to Know

Edume

The way we work is rapidly changing. Millennials are increasingly opting to enter the gig economy, enticed by the flexibility and control offered by freelance work. EduMe is a mobile training tool used by deskless workforces around the world.

8 Advantages to Hiring Your Team Internationally

Your Training Edge

A British study from the National Institute for Economic and Social Research says hiring your team internationally allows your business to become more efficient! You can worry about the skilled workers in your own country all you want but you can’t refute the claims of a government-backed study. We live in a society where the labor market has increasingly become international. International Teams Are Easier on the Pocket. Did you know?

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Are you training your remote workforce? 67% say they want more.

TalentLMS

A 2015 study by Stanford University pointed out the benefits of employees working remotely — such as less time spent commuting, lower costs, and greater autonomy. Over the years, experts have given advice on how to be more productive at home, and on remote work trends. But what about the actual, on-the-job requirements? How much training do remote workers get, and how is this remote workforce training delivered? With only 3%, Trello is the second one.

Rate of Job Growth Expected to Grow Through 2017

CLO Magazine

The U.S. percent from 2013 to 2017, according to a new report, faster than the 2009-2013 period but still down from the pre-recession 2003-2007 period. 7 Job growth in the United States from 2013 through 2017 is projected to grow at a rate slightly faster than the preceding post-recession years. But for certain occupations and metropolitan areas, the outlook is much brighter. and the 52 largest metropolitan areas. The U.S.

How to Become a Realtor Appraiser

Learnloft

Real estate valuation requires specific techniques and skills, and since the real estate agent is the militant professional in the field, there could hardly be anyone better prepared to determine the market value of a property.

Amazon Decides to Split HQ2 to Handle Tech Talent Shortages

KnowledgeCity

Amazon suggested that it could spend more than $5 billion on its HQ2 during the next 17 years with operations matching its original headquarters in Seattle. However, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that the online behemoth is backing out of its massively hyped HQ2 investment that had city and state leaders going to any lengths to secure the chance of having Amazon call their metropolis its second home. Kolko told The Journal. “If

In-House Upskilling: Is Amazon’s Strategy a Smart Move?

Talented Learning

EDITOR’S NOTE: Because extended enterprise learning involves multiple disciplines, we sometimes ask other experts to share their insights. Is Corporate Learning Ready to Fill the Skills Gap? The concept seems straightforward enough. The scope of this initiative is huge.

Putting the Future of Work in a Global Context

General Assembly

Six countries’ skill-building programs and policy initiatives in the age of automation. In the U.S., despite surging stocks and historic GDP growth, people’s incomes and wages haven’t kept up and income inequality continues to accelerate. Source: The Economist Intelligence Unit.

Survey Reveals Best Jobs for 2014

CLO Magazine

Among the top jobs heading into the new year: software developer, market research analyst and training and development specialist. The list is based on occupations that grew 7 percent or more from 2010 to 2013, are projected to increase in 2014, and fall within a higher-wage category of $22 per hour or more. Financial Analysts Total employment in 2013: 257,159 jobs Added 17,060 jobs from 2010-2013, up 7 percent Median hourly earnings: $37.34

Reskilling and Upskilling the Retail Workforce for the Post-Pandemic World

Disprz

A new three-part series from Disprz analyzes the full continuum of the retail industry’s digital talent transformation. Read the article here ]. To answer that, let’s dive into the future of work for retail employees! — We hope you liked the article!

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Interview: Jeff Fermin at Officevibe

Mindflash

The company’s mission is ambitious: “to help people grow and gain motivation to succeed in the office, make healthy lifestyle choices, create an eco-friendly workplace, give back to philanthropic causes, and have them collaborate with their colleagues in and out of the office.” We spoke with Fermin, who heads up marketing and business development at Officevibe, about trends in office culture and eLearning. They just show up and go through the motions.

Amazon Goes Big with $700 Million Reskilling Pledge

CLO Magazine

Amazon announced on Thursday it will spend $700 million to retrain and develop its employees over the next six years. Upskilling 2025, as Amazon calls the program, will invest in programs to retrain 100,000 employees across the company’s nationwide network of locations, spanning corporate offices and technology centers, warehouses, retail stores and transportation hubs. Ardine Williams, a vice president of people operations, did speak on the record to other news outlets.

What It Takes To Be a Mall Santa

Mindflash

Thousands of malls around the United States are packed with professional Santas — jolly, reliable Santa Claus stand-ins who entertain children and families between now and December 25. Although in one case at Macy’s in San Francisco , a longtime Santa was relieved of duty last week after sharing an off-color joke with a couple grown-ups.) So what does it take to succeed in the business? What Is The Pay Scale? The Downsides Of The Job.

The Business Burden of a Better Economy

CLO Magazine

The risk of another recession isn’t gone. It’s at the gym doing pushups. Fortunately, for the time being, the U.S. An astounding 71 percent of chief financial officers expect the business environment in the U.S. to improve over the next three years. The U.S. But, if the U.S. In the years following the recession companies cut costs by laying off employees. The remaining employees were tasked with doing more work.

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Benefits of Using RPA for Flash to HTML5 Conversion

Hurix Digital

Most companies dealing with digital resources have already moved to HTML, or are in the planning phase. The advantages of HTML5 are too lucrative for businesses and help them transform the whole content delivery and management experience. Provide responsive learning.

How Manufacturers Build Skills Through Apprenticeship, Industry Partnerships

CLO Magazine

A lack of advanced skilled workers has made it hard for manufacturers across the country to build a qualified workforce. To get the type of employees they need to succeed in the current marketplace, manufacturers are cultivating in-house apprenticeship programs to grow their employees’ skill set. based in Sarasota, Florida, realized it had to create an apprenticeship program to build the workforce it needs. The Atlantic Mold and Machining Corp.

Will AI Help Close the Skills Gap?

CLO Magazine

Forty percent of HR leaders believe artificial intelligence will help fill the skills gap. That’s according to a new study by Learning House and Future Workplace, which surveyed 600 U.S. More than half of those surveyed acknowledged the skills gap and more than a third believe it’s harder to fill open positions now than it was in 2017, but some critics say companies are not doing much to fix the problem.

How to Run a Profitable WordPress LMS Agency with Marcel Petitpas from Parakeeto

LifterLMS

Learn how to run a profitable WordPress LMS agency with Marcel Petitpas from Parakeeto in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Many people forget about the cost of earning their revenue when they add a service component to their business. Enjoy the show.

Corporate Tax Cut: What It Means for L&D

CLO Magazine

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December 2017 is the biggest one-time corporate tax rate reduction in U.S. The rate dropped from 35 percent to 21 percent, leaving major corporations with money to spend. Deloitte’s “CFO Signals: 2018 Q1” report found that 31 percent of CFOs expect to increase domestic hiring and 38 percent anticipate raising wages as a result of the tax reform. million training budget.

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Sharing the Simple Life Transformation Through Courses, Books, and More with Veteran Gary Collins

LifterLMS

Sharing the simple life transformation through courses, books, and more with veteran Gary Collins in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. He had an expensive house at the time that was killing him, as it cost a lot of money and time to maintain.

Your WordPress LMS Freelance Business Transformation with Matt Inglot

LifterLMS

Learn about how you can build your WordPress LMS freelance business transformation with Matt Inglot in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. After years of working in the space Matt became very good at building sites, and he was making a lot of money.

How to Close the Enterprise When You’re Just a Startup (Summit Replay)

Sales Hacker

This video training was originally presented at the 2019 Sales Hacker Success Summit. What You’ll Learn. How to overcome no brand in market. The Video. How to overcome no brand in market (01:23). ? Expose the buyer’s FOMO (03:13). ?

Innovation in the Six: Toronto’s Tech Hub is Home to DoceboInspire 2018

Docebo

Toronto has emerged as a star among the world’s technology scene – a rise that’s poised to continue upward. Canadians are well known around the world for being a humble folk, but when it comes to Toronto and the city’s incredible technology hub, coupled with its unprecedented cultural diversity and lively food scene, it’s hard not to boast. Toronto was the only Canadian city to be named among the top 15 cities, which included cities such as Shanghai, Tokyo, London and Berlin.

5 Unlikely Incentives That Help Keep Talent On Board

TalentLMS

This was doubly true for regular companies, meaning ones without boatloads of cash lying around or easy access to VC money to spend in “acquihires”, wages way above market average and ridiculous staff incentives, as “unicorn” startups are known to do. Nowadays, of course, thanks to modern Learning Management Systems , growing your in-house people to rise to the occasion has become much more approachable. Talent retention , on the other hand?

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The New Face of Apprenticeships

CLO Magazine

Most would associate apprenticeships, a teaching model that combines on-the-job training with classroom instruction, a development strategy for the construction industry. Companies such as Aon and Zurich point to benefits that range from a more loyal and better-trained workforce, to students emerging with training relevant to the needs of the market and no education-based debt. The Ultimate Learning Job.

Why You Should Embrace The Gig Economy For Strategic Advantage

EI Design

Embrace the gig economy work structure for a strategic advantage over out-dated workflow practices. The Gig Economy: Gain A Strategic Advantage By Embracing It. In a world of finite resources, companies not only compete for market share but also top talent. As Learning and Development (L&D) makers, we compete for talented employees, their effort, and time. The Problem. I’ve since changed jobs and now commute most days of the week into an office.

How We Manage Our Remote Team (And 8 Tips for You)

Continu

We have a head office in San Francisco, but we have employees all around the world—Australia, United Kingdom, Argentina, and more. We can recruit the best team members for our company, no matter where they live. Some of them are the same that you’d face with an on-site team. We’ve created a remote team with members across the world at Continu. And we’ve learned a lot of lessons in the process. Here are some of the most important.

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