Gamification will be foundational to how learning happens in the modern workplace. – Opinion

Upside Learning

We grew up to adopt new working styles, new ways of discovering productivity, new ways of networking, new ways of innovating and, ultimately, new ways of achieving profitability. We overcame 2020.

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. While strong, hierarchical connections also vary greatly across the organization depending on the nature of the work and individual management styles. Based on a work at tom.spiglanin.com.

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New Bloomberg Courses to Improve Leadership and Development

Litmos

It earns approximately $10 billion a year and even has its own global television network. And who knows; maybe after a few of these, you can adapt your own working style to be the next Bill Gates or Ralph Lauren?

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.

GLD 6: Obtaining Buy-In in a Global Environment

Your Training Edge

Any organizational development program needs this buy in and approval, but a truly global program is probably going to require more work on your part; after all, your key individuals and groups are probably just as diverse as your program itself. This could include line managers, key organizational leaders, executives, and even various work groups. But once you obtain the buy in and approval of your key groups, you can put those groups to work for the program.

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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.

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.

How HR Can Prepare for the Future of Work

KnowledgeCity

If you haven’t thought about “the future of work” lately, now is the time. The phrase is used by HR thought leaders who want to stay a step ahead of current work trends to prepare their organizations. Embracing Hybrid Work Styles. Create support systems at work.

The individual or the organization: Identifying the root of employee underperformance

CLO Magazine

If yes, share your priorities and working style so they can better manage up. For most professionals, performance management evokes thoughts of feedback, weekly check-in’s, annual reviews and key performance indicators that measure productivity, efficiency and ability.

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.

I Believe in the Value of Working out Loud

Tom Spiglanin

We all remember teachers in early school years insisting that we show our work. Or were they making sure we actually did the work and not copy answers from the back of the book? Showing work certainly continued long after those early years, and protests about having to do so mostly subsided, but it’s purpose evolved. In science and math, showing work was a disciplined way to solve complex problems. I Believe in the Value of Working Out Loud.

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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. Instead, they prefer to have autonomy at work and room for collaboration.

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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Transactional analysis and time management

From the Coleface

A stimulating day was had by all on Friday at the Trainers & Developers Network where the theme was Transactional Analysis. One activity that stood out for me was completing the “Working Styles Questionnaire” This identifies 5 of the underlying scripts that underpin our behaviour and which ones we tend to rely on most. Effective time management is all about getting into habits that work.

VILT Software: A Perfect Match for Today’s Instructors

ReadyTech

With VILT, there is no inconvenience from travel, such as missing important family events, missing actual work, managing lost productivity from traveling to training locations, and dealing with the stress of being away from home. And here’s why: VILT software enables instructors to work from anywhere. In today’s world, work is no longer a place you go. And 65% of American adults use social networking sites regularly. Instructors and trainers enjoy working remotely.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

Conflicting working styles across diverse teams. From networking and small talk to relationship-?building controlling the written work product of ESL employees.

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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.

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

Continu

Management is difficult, no matter what field you work in. And that takes a lot of work. Different personalities, work styles, motivations, and backgrounds mean people work differently. And as a manager, it’s your job to get them to work together. Remote work adds a few complications: Communication. This is especially true if you’re working on tight deadlines. It’s harder to see this when you’re working with a distributed team.

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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. Cornerstone Connect is the company's new enterprise social networking platform. Alumni/retiree engagement networks - Alumni and retiree networks are a great first step for an organization wanting to test social networking waters.

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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Highlights From Day Two of the Spring 2011 Chief Learning Officer Magazine Symposium

CLO Magazine

to be competitive with other countries, we have to bring our whole selves to work and embrace our differences. After that is a secondary level which includes religion, income, language, work style, education, work experience, relationship status, recreational habits and family. Organizational diversity then includes functional level/classification, work content/field, seniority, management status, unit/group division/department and union affiliation.

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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?

How to Retrain for a Second Career

CLO Magazine

When factored into learning design, understanding employees’ personalities and what motivates them at work can make it easier to retrain an individual. Researcher Wayne Cascio of the University of Colorado Denver, for example, won a 2010 Losey Award for his work indicating that unforeseen fallout from downsizing frequently produces negative financial returns. Those working in a capacity exhibiting their natural talents often describe loving what they do.

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A Complete Guide to Microlearning

LearnUpon

Engagement Short bursts of content suit the working style and attention span of the modern corporate learner. These smaller units of learning are less burdensome for 3g and 4g networks, and the time in which they take to be completed fits into their schedule. Always consider your audience Microlearning works well for some audiences, but not for all.

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