I Believe in the Value of Connectedness

Tom Spiglanin

Each has its own culture that derives from its mission, vision, values, and the people who work there. Every employee has his or her own roles, responsibilities and work style, but he or she seldom works in isolation, even if working individually. Social connectedness is essentially a measure of how people interact and to what end. Such networks are characterized by influence, not authority. Today, social media connect people around the world.

I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

So too are our personal learning networks. Such systems are woefully inadequate to meet our personal knowledge needs in this fast-paced network era. What works for me won’t necessarily work for someone else. Therefore it’s important for each of us to develop our own processes, try different approaches, and adapt them as needed to make them a part of our daily work. They need to work for us, not someone else.

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The Future of Work: As Gartner Sees It

Upside Learning

Earlier today, I stumbled on this bit of research on the Gartner site; while it dates back to August there’s some interesting speculation about the Future of Work. People will swarm more often and work solo less. They’ll work with others with whom they have few links, and teams will include people outside the control of the organization,”. “In Gartner points out that the world of work will probably witness ten major changes in the next ten years. Work swarms.

Virtual Onboarding: How To Do It Right

Paradiso

Owing to COVID-19, there’s no doubt that for many enterprises, virtual working has become a way of usual business–a fact that raises an important question: “How are businesses hiring new employees in this remote style of working? Build their network over time.

Training Millennials: How to Boost Engagement

TalentLMS

They’re tech-savvy, they value inclusion, and they want to find meaning in their work. Training strategies that worked for previous generations may be outdated and irrelevant now. This way, you can encourage employees to apply social learning and collaborate with each other.

5 Ways L&D Can Adapt to the Evolution of Employees - Tip #197

Vignettes Learning

There’s an interesting book that talks about the future of work by Jacob Morgan titled The Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization. In his book, he urges organizations to "rethink and challenge everything they know about work.” Morgan mentions that the demographics of employees are changing and so, too, are their work styles, beliefs, and attitudes. Here’s how it works: 5.

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Why intelligent learning platforms help hybrid employees be more productive

Matrix

Many companies have shut their doors during the pandemic and asked their employees to work remotely. Others preferred a hybrid work model in which part of the staff worked remotely while the rest came to the office. . The advantages of maintaining a hybrid work model .

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

My primary interest here are the methods and tools that allow us to work better as part of remote work teams. In other words - How do we collaborate together in remote work teams to be as effective or even more effective than a team that works down the hall? I cannot claim to be an expert, and I feel like this topic demands a lot of soft skills such as communication skills, team skills, handling cultural and work style issues, etc.

Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Cornerstone OnDemand

Janet Clarey

I can tell you that’s he’s passionate about his work. ’ Via an email interview, I spoke with Charles about what Cornerstone OnDemand is working on and look forward to viewing a demo of their new release in December. Q: What social media tools is Cornerstone OnDemand incorporating into their LMS? Cornerstone Connect is the company's new enterprise social networking platform.

The Difference Between a Coach, Mentor, and Consultant?

Your Training Edge

Finally, we must determine the scope of the person’s work. Many mentor relationships are self-selected – keep in mind that a coach is usually assigned to a person or a team, whereas mentor relationships usually spring from mutual interests, work styles, and histories. The consultant works on a specific agenda, as determined by the organization and the consultant. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

From Corporate Training in a Company to Independent Course Creator with Kurt Von Ahnen from Mañana No Mas

LifterLMS

crashed, Kurt was working as a service writer and sought a way to reinvent himself in this industry, so he wrote a book on his experience as a service writer. After Ducati read that, he was in touch with them and picked up a job working for them as well as Suzuki. How did that work?

Cross-Generational Mentorship: Why Age Should Be No Object

Everwise

You just started work at a fast-paced, growing company. You have some solid experience under your belt, you feel good about your career prospects, and you’re excited to network with people inside and outside the company. You run into a rising star in your field at several networking events. With Americans staying in the workforce longer, chances are you work with as many as five generations. Work to avoid reinforcing generation-based stereotypes.

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