How To Successfully Develop Employee Skills While Working From Home

Dan Keckan

Taking a—forced—break from the office shouldn’t mean that staffers must take a break from skill-building. This article features 8 top tips to hone employee talents while working from home. Employee Performance eLearning eBooks Leadership Development Remote Working Skills Development Soft SkillsThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Trick or Treat? Why Not Both? Celebrate Halloween to drive work performance and learning

Gameffective

Halloween is one of the most fun holidays out there and one of the best to celebrate at work. Bringing Halloween spirit into office work and learning is not just great fun. Educational-research has found a correlation between positive “ Affect ” and learning performance. At Gameffective we aim to harness the Halloween holiday fun to deliver a better employee learning and performance experience.

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Learning Pathways: How to Fill Your Industry’s Skills Gap

WBT Systems

A learning pathway is a designated route through online classes, courses, and other educational programs that is designed to help someone achieve a learning goal, for example, prepare for a specific career or update skills. These companies know that people need to acquire new skills to hold onto their existing jobs, move into new jobs, and enter new careers. A variety of learning pathways gives people the opportunity to “choose their own adventure” while working toward their goals.

Enhance employee performance by keeping them engaged

Designing Digitally

Engaged employees lead to enhanced performance and results in higher profitability, increased customer ratings, and reduced turnover. If organizations hire for cultural fit more than skills, the employees will have the right attitude and be engaged in their work. Skills can be taught, attitude needs to be ingrained. Making work fun is a great recipe for engaging the employees. Disengaged employees are a burden on the economy. The U.S.

All About 360-Degree Feedback

Dan Keckan

It helps the employees in improving their overall working skills and behaviors. Corporate eLearning eLearning Feedback Employee Performance Leadership Development Soft SkillsMany organizations use 360-degree appraisal for its development purpose. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

A Commitment to Move

CLO Magazine

He had been named the company’s first human resources director for India and was working around the clock to bring this fast-growing venture to life. On top of that are more than 100 professional communities for people based on work, skill and project area. “We He was leading learning when in 2014 the company began grappling with its performance management system that he said had outlived its utility. “It Teammates should complement each other’s strengths and skills.

T2K Enhances its Echo Training Solution with Adaptive Learning

Time to Know

We’re excited to release our new capabilities to enable you to tailor your training experiences by evaluating your employees’ performance, like never before. Read on to see how it works. Skill Tagging and Evaluation. The editor creates an assessment and tags each question with a skill. Corresponding content items are assigned with the same skill tags.

7 Types of Learning Styles to Know: How to Accommodate a Diverse Group of Learners

SkyPrep

They are highly skilled at recognizing patterns and can identify connections with material that have no obvious relation to one another. Learning strengths: Perform complex calculations Creates future procedures, after coming up with a solution to a problem at hand.

T2K Enhances its Echo Training Solution with Adaptive Learning

Time to Know

We’re excited to release our new capabilities to enable you to tailor your training experiences by evaluating your employees’ performance, like never before. Read on to see how it works. Skill Tagging and Evaluation. The editor creates an assessment and tags each question with a skill. Corresponding content items are assigned with the same skill tags.

21C Workplace Skills and L&D

ID Reflections

For now, I am focusing back on my other passion outside of traveling—workplace learning, enabling performance and social learning. Going through my blog-roll, I read two related posts – Four Basic Skills for 2020 by Harold Jarche and Technology Changes Everything by Jane Hart. Harold’s post also pointed to a report called Future Work Skills 2020 published by the Institute for the Future for the University of Phoenix Research Institute.

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What to Look for In Online Manufacturing Training Courses

Convergence Training

If you’re looking to add some online manufacturing training at work, you’re going to need to take a few things into account. They’re made to work with a learning management system (LMS) , and that combination of elearning courses and LMS is just as good as peanut butter and chocolate, allowing you lots of additional powers like: Assigning. If you’re going to buy instructional materials, you want them to work. Focus on Job Performance.

Enough Tools for Now

Tony Karrer

In Work Skills Keeping Up? , Still I’ll stick with: The bottom line for the Tilde Effect is that we live in a time of incredible innovation that directly affect the methods we use to work and learn. Our work skills cannot sit still. There's a lot of discussion about 21st century skills to be taught in schools, but what about the rest of us? Based on my post yesterday on Missed Opportunities , I received a really interesting email.

7 Ways A Supportive Online Training Culture Improves ROI

G-Cube

Employees must be able to hone skills and talents throughout their entire career, not just during the onboarding process. Employees are encouraged to use the online resources to improve their work practices and essential work skills. More importantly, they know how to find the tools that can broaden their knowledge and fill personal performance gaps. Fosters A Collaborative Work Environment. And this carries over the work environment.

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How is mobile format of learning evolving?

Origin Learning

On average, 59% of workers in the US work 50 hours and more a week. Did you know that the workers rely on this smart gadget to boost productivity during their work week? So much so that in a report, smartphone devices are now perceived as valuable assets to improve and enhance work productivity ! This popular hand-held device has become so integral to existence that even HR policies are being tweaked to incorporate the ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) policy at work.

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Prediction: Half of Fortune 500 CEOs will be women before 2030

CLO Magazine

Doing so results in mutual caring and trusting relationships that enable the highest levels of human emotional, cognitive and behavioral collaborative performance. That new way of working will require leaders who excel at having high emotional intelligence, humility and empathy, with a humanistic, compassionate mindset — not a self-focused, competitive mindset. Generally speaking, the new-way-of-working skills come much more naturally to women than to men, and the research shows it.

Social Media for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

tools to improve your performance as a knowledge worker. This was a major reason that I started down the path with Work Literacy. That said, I thought it would be worthwhile for me to collect a few of the resources that provide good starting points that can help Knowledge Workers improve their performance using Social Media. Last week I had a presentation around using Social Media and Web 2.0

Looking for Effective Employee Training Strategies? Read This Now!

ProProfs

It is how employers sharpen the skills of their workforce so that the latter can fulfill their defined roles and responsibilities. Only effective training methods can translate into positive employee performance and a significant bottom-line. A collaborative learning environment where new employees can pick up hands-on work skills is always essential for any successful corporate training.

Does Deliberative Practice Lead to Quick Proficiency?

Tony Karrer

It's interesting to see how these relate to and enhance the core elements of Deliberative Practice: Deliberate practice identifies specific, defined elements of performance that need to be improved and works them intently independent of actual performance. Goals are set around each element of performance. Deliberative practice is hard, not fun and separated from actual performance. I'm also trying to figure out how this relates to Work Literacy.

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Impact of informal learning: output learning #LCBQ

Challenge to Learn

The question of the month #LCBQ is: How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning and performance support initiatives have the desired impact or if they achieve the desired results? You are being told that you have to do these kind of things, but the point is that you have to invest time and money into them to make it work. It only will be if it has an effect on the learners working skills, making them more effective and productive.

Too Much Information or a Skills Gap

Tony Karrer

It's a big skills, knowledge, performance gap – see Work Skills Keeping Up. It's why I created Work Literacy about a year ago. I try to address this through posts such as: Tool Set LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers Top-Down Strategy Better Memory Information Radar Processing Pages with Links Networks and Learning Communities Collaborate Twitter as Personal Work and Learning Tool Search I look forward to collaborating on this very important topic.

Team Building 101: 5 Tips for Building Successful Work Teams

KnowledgeAnywhere

Did you know the performance of your star employees might be dependent on their team? A Harvard study found that the highest-performing surgeons only performed at their best when supported by a familiar and trusted team. Fortunately, there are several work team building strategies you can apply to keep your employees happy and productive. If those benefits sound worth cultivating, read on for five tips to building a successful work team.

The Benefits of Creating a Learning Culture

Capytech

The immediate goal of a learning culture is to increase knowledge, develop skills, and improve the competency levels of employees. This, in turn, improves overall employee performance. Instead, an organisation with a learning culture believes medium and long-term success depends on improving the knowledge and skills of its team. Improves the skills of employees outside the core competencies you need in your business. The Benefits of Creating a Learning Culture.

Podcast 24: DNA of High-Impact Learning – With Paul Morton of CrossKnowledge

Talented Learning

Our conversation left me wondering how these new findings are actually shaping workforce skills development. Increasingly, that includes skills development – yet many organizations still struggle to deliver high-impact learning. Rigorous new adult learning research offers a fresh perspective on what works, what doesn’t and why. . You get an email message that says, “Thou shalt perform this compliance training immediately or be punished.”

Enterprise e-Learning: Serving Two Masters

TalentLMS

End users are your “students” These can be new employees taking an orientation course or senior employees learning a new skill or process. Where a commercial e-learning offering catering to students is quite straightforward (people register and pay you to learn a new skill), enterprise e-learning can be a little bit more complex, with office politics coming into play. First of all, you and your classes should not stand in their way of their day to day work.

Study: Firms Must Tap Worker Passion to Address Competitive Pressures

CLO Magazine

Organizations need workers who bring passion to their jobs to navigate challenges and accelerate performance improvement, according to a new report. 17 To address perpetually mounting competitive pressures, organizations need workers who bring passion to their jobs to navigate challenges and accelerate performance improvement, according to a new report. workers surveyed by Deloitte possess the necessary attributes that lead to accelerated learning and performance improvement.

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6 Ingenious Ways To Refresh Compliance Knowledge In Online Training

KnowledgeAnywhere

It often covers things like safety, quality control, and relevant work skills. But they leave their knowledge in the testing room and never apply it in their day-to-day work. A quick video or interactive game works well. They must use all their skills to solve the problem or figure out who committed the “grievous compliance crime”. Contextualize it with realistic examples drawn from their daily work activities.

Pick of the Month:12 resources from March

Jane Hart

CLOs who embrace this challenge of integrating learning into work face enormous job enrichment. 3 - Net Work Skills , Harold Jarche, 12 March 2012. 4 - Creating sustained performance through thriving workplaces, business 2 community , 15 March 2012. Spreitzer and Porath broke thriving into two main components: Vitality – the sense of being alive, passionate, and excited; and Learning – gaining new knowledge, skills, and status as an expert.

Work Literacy Skills - New Workshop

Tony Karrer

Harold Jarche, Michele Martin and I are pleased to announce a new workshop offering that relates to the recent posts on Tool Set 2009 and to the issues of Work Literacy. Work Literacy Skills Workshop Was the last formal training you had on knowledge work skills the use of a card catalog and microfiche reader? We are left trying to figure out where all these new tools fit in our day-to-day work life and our professional life.

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8 Unexpected Ways To Use Microlearning Online Training Activities

eFront

Microlearning improves knowledge retention and gives employees the ability to brush up on skills whenever it’s most convenient. They also allow them to build essential work skills and continually improve their performance. They can immerse themselves in the situation and observe skills in action. As a result, they are more likely to improve their workplace performance and proficiency. This highlights specific work skills or knowledge they need to improve.

Metalearning

Tony Karrer

Within this context, metalearning depends on the learner’s conceptions of learning, epistemological beliefs, learning processes and academic skills, summarized here as a learning approach. The only way to handle long tail learning is to focus on providing the tool set and personal learning and working skills ( work literacy ) that are central to concept work. Where work and learning are not separate, metalearning is really the focus of performance improvement.

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-07-17

Jane Hart

Future work skills 2020 [link] <it’s what @ hjarche has always said #. RT @ tmiket : None of Top 100 places to work block social media on their network [link] <Watch the video! #. “training departments should become performance improvement departments&# [link] # realwplearn #. bozarthzone: Tool Time: To Each His Own [link] <It’s about what works for you! #. Tweet.

eLearning Topics

Tony Karrer

Back in 2007, I pointed out various aspects of what I was seeing: strategy/strategic and performance are back as topics after dropping way down in 2006 surprisingly trainer is also back, you would think in the age of eLearning 2.0 This works across any subset of the content including sources, keywords and arbitrary searches. 130) Work Skills (26) PWLE (16) Flash Quiz (8) Knowledge Work (40) That's a pretty fair representation of topics that I talk about.

LinkedIn - Prospecting No - Conversation Yes

Tony Karrer

Serving Clients In terms of serving clients, I covered parts of Tool Set , specifically Work Skills Keeping Up , Better Memory , Information Radar , Processing Pages with Links , Networks and Learning Communities , Collaborate , and Twitter as Personal Work and Learning Tool. The reality is that management consultants are very much concept workers and as such have to shift how they perform their work and how they serve their customers.

Podcast 16: Integrated Learning Experiences – With Paul Morton of CrossKnowledge

Talented Learning

And over the years, working on so many projects with such a wide range of companies, I found it all comes down to one question – how can you scale? Yep, that’s the central question… How do you help a large number of people understand how to improve their skills, to do better work for their organizations and mostly, to better themselves? And it never really worked. You say Blended x works with any learning management system.

Free learning & development webinars for March 2017

Limestone Learning

Whether you’ve hunkered down and worked through the snowy season or escaped to sunnier climes, chances are you’re sensing the change in the air that comes from spring. How to Make It Work! This webcast will share some practices to increase employee engagement and performance by adopting microlearning-based approaches and techniques. Organizations need to capture data around how people are interacting with learning and the impact it’s having on their behaviour and performance.

Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008

Tony Karrer

Prediction #6 => Metrics-Driven Performance and Learning Interventions My article coming out in January will spark discussion around what is actually a quite common model. Unfortunately, you can ask all you want, you will still be doing a lot of work with LMS products this year. Prediction #10 => Knowledge Worker Skills - Just Beginning in 2008, Big in 2009 The discussion of knowledge work skills is going to be BIG.

Data on Big Data

Marcia Conner

To put things in perspective, the entire works of William Shakespeare (in text form) represent about 5 MB of data. People perform over 2,000 Foursquare check-ins a minute. Recent estimates from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics project a 22 percent increase in demand for professionals with management analysis skills between now and 2020. Despite high unemployment rates, a lack of skilled workers means many vacancies remain unfilled.

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2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Strategy (15) PWLE Not PLE - Knowledge Work Not Separate from Learning (15) Corporate Social Bookmarking Tools (14) Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis (13) Test SCORM Courses with an LMS (13) 90-9-1 Rule aka 1% Rule in Collaborative Environments (13) Social Conference Tools - Expect Poor Results (13) Instruction eLearning 2.0 June 1, 2008 was when Work Literacy Launched. It's quite an experience to have a work group edit a project status document real-time.