How Praxair Grooms Tech Talent for Business Roles

CLO Magazine

The use of role-plays allows teams to interact with internal and external resources critical to the company’s success. Team members are encouraged to switch out of their traditional roles to gain a different perspective on running the business.

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8 Transition Tips For New Managers

Your Training Edge

Stepping into the role of a manager is both an amazing accomplishment and a daunting task. Your skills and smarts have brought you up the corporate ladder, but transitioning into a new role and performing it effectively also requires a significant shift in mindset, approach, and perspective.

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TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2016

TOPYX LMS

eLearning systems play a vital role in English language teaching and social learning tools can make learning and teaching fun and efficient. Each group comes from a dramatically diffferent background with varying work styles.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2016

TOPYX LMS

eLearning systems play a vital role in English language teaching and social learning tools can make learning and teaching fun and efficient. Each group comes from a dramatically diffferent background with varying work styles.

Simple Ways to Design an Office that Attracts Top Talent

Your Training Edge

More often than not, the office environment and layout is the first impression job applicants have of the company, and it plays an important role in their decision whether they would like to become a member of the team.

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How top HR organizations create engaging learning in VR

STRIVR

In an evolving workplace, many companies have employees that span up to five generations, with a wide range of work styles and expectations for learning. Soft skills are more important at work than ever. The majority of today’s workforce was raised on digital technology.

Fastest Growing Jobs in America: Industrial-Organizational Psychologist

OpenSesame

They apply psychological principles to your workplace to solve problems and improve the quality of work life. Synthesizing work styles. Looking to design training and development, synthesize work styles, or improve how management handles employees with conflicting work styles?

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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.

Leaders, Failure Is Upon You

CLO Magazine

As a result, people begin a leadership role ill-equipped to succeed or to effectively support and develop their team, much less collaborate and contribute across the organization. Empower people to play an active role in identifying and resolving their own distinct gaps.

Microlearning: Fab or Fad?

Tom Spiglanin

Microlearning fits modern work styles. Let’s also not forget that microlearning products are relatively easy to produce compared with traditional elearning approaches, empowering users outside the traditional training role to participate in developing relevant learning content.

The Difference Between a Coach, Mentor, and Consultant?

Your Training Edge

When determining the difference between a coach, mentor, and consultant, it is necessary to look at specific roles and functions. Second, we should look at the type of agenda or role the person has. Finally, we must determine the scope of the person’s work. A mentor also takes a more general role to the individual, that is, there is usually a less-specific agenda. The consultant works on a specific agenda, as determined by the organization and the consultant.

Are You Taking Time for a Second Look?

CLO Magazine

The booming market of nontraditional and continuing education is filled with many people who are now working toward degrees because they got sidetracked earlier in their studies. CLOs can’t look at people, work styles, educational backgrounds or results in a singular way.

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Emergence of the Performance Catalyst

Tom Spiglanin

I’ve worked in the field of Learning and Development (L&D) now for nearly two decades. I’ve been fortunate to have seen and work through some pretty big changes in approaches to workplace learning. An even smaller number will evolve into the role of Performance Catalyst.

Top Practical Tips to Motivate People to Learn

Ed App

Corporate Learners are Independent and Self-directed: The primary role of the corporate trainer is to actively involve themselves in the learning process and serve as a facilitator rather than a fact generator. Instructors must show the learners how the class will help them to achieve their goals and improve their working style. Role of Motivation in Corporate Learning : Motivation is the key to learning, as motivated learners are more excited to learn and participate.

Millennials vs. Generation Z in the Workplace

KnowledgeCity

Millennials also champion work-life balance and flexibility in a job; teamwork and diversity; and using social media to communicate. Dislike of authority figures and authoritarian work environments. Independent thinkers who also enjoy working collaboratively.

Emergence of the Performance Catalyst

Tom Spiglanin

I’ve worked in the field of Learning and Development (L&D) now for nearly two decades. I’ve been fortunate to have seen and work through some pretty big changes in approaches to workplace learning. An even smaller number will evolve into the role of Performance Catalyst.

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. In today’s world, work is no longer a place you go.

Why a LMS is as Vital as Staff Performance Management

Mindflash

It’s a common problem: Increasingly we’re pressured into result-based working styles – great for the short term, but not of as much use for the long term direction and growth of your organisation and brand. Which other areas would they like to expand their role into?

5 Tips For Amazing, Age-Diverse, Online Training

TalentLMS

They are more focused on teamwork, and their objective at work is to succeed – which is often a relative term. Their work style is fluid and so is the way they learn.

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.”

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Five Signs Your Mentorship Is Working

Everwise

How do you know that your partnership is actually working? More responsibility or a role change? And work on developing active listening as a skill; not only will it help your partnership succeed, but several studies show that it’s a key characteristic of successful leaders.

The Switch

Melon Learning

Successfully hurdling through various working styles and viewpoints was key. All we needed was somebody to take the role of an “overseer” , so the trainees could go through the product training and he or she can make sure everyone had completed the eCourse.

Employee learning and development: A new world

Aptara

Workers in nearly every role have transformed the way they perform tasks, and it's time for eLearning solutions to evolve likewise. Increased functionality could help organizations develop processes that are interactive and work on a vast number of common devices.

How To Use Mobile Learning To Increase Employee Engagement And Boost Performance

Adobe Captivate

Working styles and preferences in organizations are undergoing a sea change. Taking the mobile route to working is catching up big time. This can range from pre-workshop collateral to exercises, simulations, role-plays during the workshop to its workshop assessments.

How Do You Motivate A Team As A Peer?

Everwise

Charles Howell adds, “I’d suggest letting your manager know that you want to have a greater role in helping the team move forward. Understanding what gets your team going — or, what their goals, working styles, and perspectives are — begins with listening.

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How to Help Managers Avoid Burnout and Stay Productive

Everwise

Managers lead teams and product development, project deadlines and communicate between departments, all while working to “meet the bottom line.” And in an age where technology has made the line between home and work life imperceptible, it’s difficult to disconnect and decompress.

How Workforce Dynamics is Changing Fundamentally and How You Can Be Ready

Mindflash

The day is not too far when the concept of a company campus or an office where everyone comes in to work and leaves during highly overlapping hours becomes a thing of the past. Strong trend of employers seeing flexible time as a direct influence on high productivity and work satisfaction and movement towards integrating these into their work style.

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Sexual Harassment Prevention Starts With Leadership

CLO Magazine

Eighty-five percent of women have reported some form of sexual harassment at work, and seemingly even more than that have experienced it, as evidenced by the #MeToo movement sweeping social media. If you want a productive, healthy business, employees have to be inspired to come to work.

More flexible learning strategies needed for young workers

Aptara

There is a need to get employees of all generations on the same page moving forward, and technology could play a large role in the required evolution. There may be some concern that getting younger in learning style might serve to alienate the rest of the workforce.

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. The question is: can management be confident they’ll perform as well in a new role?

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Dan is author of “ Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization ” and is currently at work on the follow-up book. He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. Could you allow us a brief preview of this work for our readers please? What role does innovation play in L&D?

Are You Developing Global Leaders?

CLO Magazine

A global leader’s functional role will drive the skills required for success. Effective global leadership takes strong leadership skills to the next level, said Goujon, who has worked with and managed teams in different parts of the world for much of his life.

Who’s Leading Innovation?

CLO Magazine

This is of particular concern as some things leaders must do fall beyond, and may conflict with, their normal work styles. Using these four innovation leader roles as a starting point, DDI sought to explore how effectively leaders are performing them.

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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