A not-so-white paper on succession

CLO Magazine

The importance of leadership role models who share identities similar to our own, as Montgomery was for Jones, is well documented. The dolls were identical, except for skin tone: one white, one brown. Those role models mentored me far beyond the college years. “By

New White Paper: Leadership In Crisis

Upside Learning

MindLeaders ’ white paper “Leadership In Crisis: How to Maximize Leadership Development and Succession Planning&# examines the importance of effective leadership to an organization’s success, especially at a time like this when a severe worker shortage is predicted in the coming decade. The paper looks at how organizations generally select and develop leaders, and the typical outcomes of such approaches—even in a successful global corporation like Coca Cola.

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Should You Adopt Reverse Mentoring at Your Workplace?

Avilar

Last week, Cambridge University announced a new reverse mentoring initiative aimed at addressing charges of institutional racism. Introduced by the university’s equality and diversity department, the program pairs senior white academics and management personnel with a black, Asian, or minority ethnic (BAME) colleague mentor. Reverse mentoring – pairing a younger professional with a more seasoned colleague – isn’t new. Reverse mentoring is a two-way street.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Years ago a start-up commissioned me to write a white paper that would help put them on the map. I wrote the paper that follows. The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. This paper addresses how organizations, particularly business organizations, can get more done. What does it take to play all these new roles? IBM white paper by Rob Cross. Supplement self-directed learning with mentors and experts.

Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 2 Information Overload

Infopro Learning

Information overload occurs in learners that have finally been exposed to on-the-job training for a new competency or role, and although they are continuing to learn and improve, there is too much new information to retain. Coaches and mentors can also impart their wisdom to learners to help them avoid pitfalls. Download the Timing is Everything White Paper. Timing is Everything Series: Intro , Anxiety , Information Overload, (Knowledge Formation coming May 24th).

Debunking the Meritocracy Myth

CLO Magazine

It’s the belief that female talent will be noticed and promoted to leadership roles and, as a result, gender parity will be achieved. After 25 years of working with leading corporations, I’ve identified five key strategies that support the development and advancement of female talent into leadership roles. In order for gender parity to move front and center and for more women to reach leadership roles, initiatives must be objectively measured. In what roles?

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10 Keys for a Successful Onboarding Program

Learning Wire

According to Brandon Hall’s 2016 onboarding survey, 98% of respondents want to improve their onboarding process, and more specifically new hire experience , collaboration (mentors, managers, and peers) and time-to-proficiency. Appoint a buddy or mentor! Why Onboard?

How to Develop Leadership Competencies that Work

Avilar

The best ones step into their biggest roles after years of intentional development. Be sure those who are showing capability are interested in pursuing a leadership role. Mentoring.

Workplace Learning 2025 – Lighting the fire of learning

Learning Pool

While the emergence of learning experience platforms as the natural successor to more formal learning management systems are expected to play an increasingly important role in removing existing barriers, some platforms may be more welcome than others. Six Part Series: Workplace Learning 2025.

Building Blocks for a Successful Workforce Development Plan

Avilar

How you talk about the different types of workforce development varies, depending on your role. . Learning and Development : Acquiring new skills through apprenticeships, training, and mentoring.

How to Boost Your LMS When Upskilling Employees is Your Goal

Avilar

To manage this well, you need a modern LMS that makes career paths visible to learners and flexible enough to suggest courses and curricula related to new job roles, as career goals shift over time. .

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. For even more insights and strategies, download our exclusive white paper, 6 People Strategies for Successful Digital Transformation. Reverse mentoring: Bureaucracy, structure, and rigid culture can often mean that some of the freshest ideas rarely make it to an executive’s desk.

4 Simple Steps That Boost Workforce Performance

Avilar

Employees may assess themselves, managers assess their employees, and other relationship roles (peer, subordinate, mentor, customer, and more) may also contribute input on the skills of each employee. ” Organization leaders can analyze this data for individuals and across the entire organization to create action plans based on skills gaps overall or by role, providing valuable insight into workforce skill levels.

How to Develop Leadership Competencies in Your Millennials

Avilar

A study from leadership development firm DDI confirms that Millennials are ambitious and eager to lead if they find a company and role they value. The DDI study also explored which skills were most valuable for leaders moving from first-level to top leadership roles.

Best Practices for Structuring New Employee Orientation

KnowledgeCity

Designate a buddy/mentor as the “go-to” person for when the new employee has questions. From there, clarifying the new employee’s role will set them up for success by making sure that they understand the expectations of their new job.

What is Blended Learning? A Guide to Everything You Need to Know

eLearningMind

Benefits are role-play, mentoring, hands-on practice, and feedback. The instructor is usually present in a mentoring capacity, to answer questions. Share on facebook. Facebook. Share on twitter. Twitter. Share on linkedin. LinkedIn. Share on email. Email.

Do You Need to Update Your Training Program?

Avilar

Succession Management : Smart companies are planning for who will take on leadership roles when their current leaders step down. As part of your training program, are you including leadership training, mentoring, and cross-departmental experiences that support succession planning ? Read our white paper , Mastering Competencies: How to Create the Best Framework for Your Organization. RELATED BLOGS AND WHITE PAPERS.

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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The Hidden Benefits of Keeping an Updated Skills Inventory

Avilar

Start by identifying the roles and core skills for your organization. For each role, include skills across functional, technical, and soft skills categories. Using a skills management system like Avilar’s WebMentor Skills , invite employees to complete online skills assessments based on their role(s) within the company. Put a succession plan in place for each of your critical roles, including one, two or even three levels below the senior leader.

8 Unconventional Ways to Discover Great Tech Talent

General Assembly

By Anand Chopra-McGowan and Deb Henretta 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. Embrace reverse mentoring. While running P&G Asia, we designed and executed a technology reverse-mentoring program,” she says. Each leader on my Asia Leadership team had a millennial tech mentor who they met with on a regular basis.

How to Unlock the Expertise Economy with Upskilling

Avilar

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. What role does higher education play?

How to Leverage Learning on the Job for Incredible Results

Pract.us

You and your employees learn everyday – not just from video courses, PowerPoint presentations, or white papers – but mainly from the experience of completing projects, creating products, and serving others. Follow up with feedback, mentoring, and accountability. Getting feedback from peers or mentors helps people learn faster. Unlike traditional training in which most people take a passive role, learning on the job asks employees to actively work on improving.

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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 You Should Boost Soft Skills in Your Organization

Avilar

Mentoring is another excellent option, since employees get the attention, feedback and role modeling that comes from a relationship with a skilled mentor. Review our Optimize Your Workforce white paper to outline your approach. There’s no doubt that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) skills are essential in our fast-moving, tech-evolving, globally connected world.

What is Blended Learning? The Guide to Everything You Need to Know

eLearningMind

Benefits are role-play, mentoring, hands-on practice, feedback. Self-Blend is supplemental content, either in the form of webinars, white papers, industry blogs, or video tutorials, that help self-motivated learners go deeper than employee trainings. Then follow that up with role-play in small group Rotations, where they practice resolving an issue or delivering a pitch with other employees who have different styles.

How to Be the Best Place to Work (for the Things that Matter Most)

Avilar

This is where managers become role models, educators, coaches and enforcers to shape behaviors that reinforce the culture. Our woman-to-woman mentor program has garnered recognition for its innovative approach.”. Read our Energize Performance through Competency Management white paper. NASA was just named the Best Place to Work in the Federal Government by the Partnership in Public Service.

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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. With this, teachers can assume the role of mentors to assess and guide the learners much more efficiently. Educational institutes that have taken the digital route are seeing a reduction in manual effort, better governance, and sustainable decision-making.

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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. With this, teachers can assume the role of mentors to assess and guide the learners much more efficiently. Educational institutes that have taken the digital route are seeing a reduction in manual effort, better governance, and sustainable decision-making.

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How Learning Management System Helps Startups Grow Fast

ProProfs

Each and every employee can access such knowledge to carry out different roles in the same organization as and when they want. Bestowed with the house of knowledge and skills, each individual can carry out any role other than the one assigned to him/her smoothly. Creating a customer-facing learning community is a natural solution for sales and support efforts; overcoming objections through white papers, FAQs and customer testimonials.

Why Are Companies Turning to Older Workers? Should You?

Avilar

Is there a permanent need or is this a transitional role? Coaching, mentoring and access to subject matter experts was most appealing to the oldest and youngest generations. Or read our Energizing Performance Through Competency Management white paper to get started. Not so long ago, most people worked until the age of 62 or 65 before retiring to fill their days with family, travel and recreation.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (4)

Jay Cross

So why do we address it in a paper on managers? They responded: Leaders do not have the time to perform a teaching/coaching role: 28 percent. The time required for mentoring is offset by more delegation to subordinates and improvements in the way work is performed. Please visit CitrixOnline to see the original paper in its entirety. His educational white papers, articles and research reports persuade people to take action.

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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. Step 3: Don’t just mentor, sponsor.

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

Engagedly Acquires eMentoring Solution Provider, Management Mentors. Skills and competencies management is the training industry’s “white whale.” The concept sounds promising enough: Assign appropriate skills to each job role in your organization. New year.

70:20:10 Learning Framework – Where did those numbers come from ?

Learning Cafe

I’ve trained project management methodology then mentored junior/new PMs while they applied this on projects, and seen how the discussion of their experience has led to a deeper understanding, especially when they are struggling with tailoring to their own project. I’ve trained self-leadership skills and then managed staff in projects and in line management plus mentored others who did the training.

How to Build an Online Learning Sponsorship Program

WBT Systems

They would appreciate being an integral part of the attendee or learner experience—an online learning sponsorship can provide that role. See them instead as a teacher, counsel, or mentor to learners. Together, you need to define the sponsor’s role in helping you deliver content. As an industry thought leader, your sponsor may have published white papers, research reports, or other educational materials you could use as part of the curriculum.

The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture

Growth Engineering

Not only does this make it easier for employees to find the most relevant information for their roles, but it lets you maintain a hierarchy of information dependent on their level in the business. Make mentoring part of the promotion process. If your experts need to prove that they’ve mentored another employee before they can be promoted, they’ll be much more likely to share their knowledge.

How Authentic Is Your Leadership Development?

CLO Magazine

Authentic Development Is Everyone’s Business In a 2009 white paper, “Developing a Leadership Strategy: A Critical Ingredient for Organizational Success,” William Pasmore of the Center for Creative Leadership said that developing leadership strategy is an iterative process that is a creative mix of logic and art. Pasmore said growth requires organizations to accelerate talent development for key roles. • Persuasive mentoring and coaching relationships.