Six Must Have Data Analytics Skills

Dashe & Thomson

As technology continues to make business easier and more efficient, it is necessary that employees have the knowledge and skills to analyze data and mine for insights as well as present those findings clearly. Upskilling soft skills Storytelling Learning and Development Data and Analytics

Skills, competencies, and moving forward

Clark Quinn

I was asked, recently, about skills versus competencies. The context was an individual who saw orgs having competency frameworks, but only focusing on skill development. But then I could see where the emphasis should be on skills, competencies, and moving forward.

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Transforming Training Programs with Soft Skills

Dashe & Thomson

While most employee training has traditionally focused on technical or functional knowledge and skills (for example, product knowledge, software or equipment, safety, and compliance), new initiatives are highlighting the need to focus on soft skills.

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Broad and Deep Instructional Design Skills

Experiencing eLearning

In instructional design, we have both broad and deep skills. Job descriptions have also been expanding to encompass more skills, especially more technology skills, as noted in “ Digital Skills Dominate Job Ads for Instructional Designers. “ Core skills. The core skill for instructional designers is creating learning experiences. T-Shaped skills. However, I have enough development skills to create courses from start to finish.

3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

Top 10 Soft Skills Every Manager Needs

KnowledgeCity

Changes in job duties or even loss of employment have given workers the chance to reassess their career trajectory, learn new skills and pivot. Soft Skills or Hard Skills? The Top 10 Skills. Soft Skills Can Be Learned.

The Death of “Soft Skills”

Training Industry

The Death of “Soft Skills” - Read more by Hope Williams on Training Industry. Uncategorized communication emotional intelligence empathy leadership leadership development soft skills

How to Measure the Effectiveness of Soft Skills

KnowledgeCity

Whenever it comes time to apply to a new job or go after a promotion, you find yourself taking stock of your skill sets. It’s easy to list out your technical skills and certifications, but it’s much more complicated to create a detailed resume highlighting your soft skills. Because it can be more challenging to quantify soft skills because these deal primarily with personality traits, abstract talents, and interpersonal skills. What are Soft Skills?

Apprenticeships That Bridge Skills Gaps

TLNT: Training and L&D

Employers know about the mismatch between the skills they need and the skills workers have. Jobs without people. People without jobs. To address such gaps and prepare individuals to meet sophisticated talent needs, more organizations are implementing apprenticeships.

5 top employee skills organizations will look for in 2021

Gyrus

Organizations today need personnel with new-age skills as the operating dynamics for businesses across all industry sectors undergo a paradigm shift. Read the blog to know about some must-have skills for employees for the future

Your Next Sales Coach is a Machine

Speaker: Matt McDarby & Dan Smaida, Managing Directors, Specialized Sales Systems

The pace of change in most sales organizations means sellers must constantly update and refine their skills to survive. However, a lot of sellers need help getting there – it’s hard to develop skills in a vacuum. We’ll go deep into: Time-tested principles of managing remote sellers and how they apply to skill development.

Skills (And Lifelong Learning) Are Vital To Recovery In 2021

Dan Keckan

This article looks at why skills will drive recovery in 2021 and how leaders can continue to upskill despite strapped resources and budget cuts. Corporate eLearning eLearning Trends Learning Solutions Lifelong Learning Skills Development Soft Skills

Presentation Skills Training: Start With the Right Questions

ej4 eLearning

Whether it's a casual presentation in a small update meeting or a more formal presentation on a stage or in front of a large group of people, presentation skills training will be helpful. Soft Skills

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Learning to survive the tech skills shortage

Your Training Edge

The digital age has put the world’s small pool of skilled tech workers firmly in the spotlight. Especially in areas such as cloud technology, the shortage of skilled workers who can help administrate cloud products, develop infrastructure, and combat cybercrime is predicted to reach crisis point. The choice they’re then left with is finding new professionals with the skills they desire, or retraining those already in place.

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Skills Gap - Gyrus

Gyrus

Skills Gap conference or mandatory training, get great ideas for improving skills and therefore productivity and value to the company

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Maximizing Sales Training ROI with eLearning

Speaker: Ray Makela, CEO Sales Readiness Group

Reinforce training to turn new skills into lasting habits. Hold reps accountable for applying new skills. Companies spend about $20 billion a year on various forms of sales training. Still, many sales leaders report low ROIs from their sales training initiatives. So how can you ensure that your investment in sales training is producing excellent results.

Product Training vs Soft Skills Training

Your Training Edge

Soft skills training like public speaking, communication skills etc. can be taken as “good to have” instead of vital component, and product training like quality control skills are usually viewed as a box ticking exercise, not always monitored at the workplace to assess value. That’s why, there is a Training Budget, which needs to be split as per the classes of skills, considered as mandatory, for the employees to work effectively and productively. Soft Skill Training.

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Mad Skills – The Skill-Centric Approach

Gyrus

Mad Skills – The Skill-Centric Approach. In a skill-centric program, Organizations can identify traits and aspects of successful members of their current competencies and roles, and address the precise capabilities that need to be established to excel within those positions. What do we mean when we say skill? Skill is a fairly loose term within the Learning and Development community. What is a skill-centric design? Skill Definition.

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Skills Centric Approach - Gyrus

Gyrus

GyrusAim utilizes a skills centric approach. This provides organizations with a common language to describe skills in the organization and enables an agile workforce by using skills as the common currency of the business

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How NOT to Fail at Your Skills Development Program

Avilar

Most business leaders agree that skills development programs are valuable initiatives to strengthen employee and company success. Start by articulating your company goals and the skills your workforce needs to support the organization’s next steps.

Fulfilling Today's (Changing) eLearning Needs

Speaker: Bryan Marriott, President, P1 Learning

It’s not enough to post 1,000+ courses and leave training up to chance - even if your learners are already aware of their skill gaps, they’re not going to wade through hours and hours of content to find the one course that might help them. eLearning cannot be a “one size fits all” proposition.

Did You Work on These Top Soft Skills in 2020?

eLearning Brothers

2020 really showed us what soft skills are critical to business success today. Companies that could pivot quickly and adapt to new challenges were more able to ride out the disruptions and challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Learning skills management - Gyrus

Gyrus

Successful implementation of a skills management within your Learning Management System (LMS) helps organizations

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What is Skills Management?

Gyrus

In several recent postings I’ve blogged (a lot) about skills and skill management. So what IS skills management? It being 2015 the first place I looked is Wikipedia (of course) and found this: Skills Management. Terrific, a Wiki about skills management! The Wiki really does sum up many important elements of skills management: Definition: The practice of understanding, developing, and deploying people and their skills.

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The Importance Of Negotiation Skills

Your Training Edge

Your accumulated success will also depend on your negotiation skills. It takes time to develop solid negotiation skills. Poor negotiation skills result in low-quality services, poor remuneration, and status. It means that your wealth, intangible, and intangible terms, will depend on your negotiation skills. A good negotiator always gets value. He or she will also save time and gain satisfaction from any deal placed on the table.

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Sales Training That Gets Results – With or Without Classroom ILT

Speaker: Mike Kunkle, VP Sales Enablement Services, SPASIGMA

Most sales ILT (instructor-led training) has historically not been very effective, if we consider “effective” to mean “changes behavior, improves results, or produces a ROI.”.

Skills WANTED

eLearning 24-7

This post, though isn’t about leadership development, it is about digital and data skills, or more importantly, the lack thereof in today’s content, which will be needed in the coming years for all employees. . 50% in Hospitality, Retail and Telecom are concerned about their technical skill levels (HR Dive, 2019). The most important skill in tech leadership is scenario planning (Forbes, March 2019). Where is the content that trains people on technical skill sets?

How To Create Effective Soft Skills Training

Dan Keckan

Boost engagement, productivity, and communication across your organization with training that develops employees’ soft skills. Employee Performance Employee Engagement Employee Training Skills Development Soft Skills Workforce Development

Include These 3 Skills in Your Remote Training Courses in 2021

TOPYX LMS

Companies can help employees be just as productive working from home as they were working from the office by including skills in their remote training courses that improve efficiency. In 2021, 25 percent of Americans will be working remotely, reported CNBC. “By By 2025, 36.2

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Creative Thinking Skills for Business Leaders

KnowledgeCity

The post Creative Thinking Skills for Business Leaders appeared first on KnowledgeCity. If someone asked you to explain what it takes to run your business, chances are you wouldn’t say, “I just sell stuff” or “I try different methods.”

The Best Learning Methodologies for Developing Elite Sales Leaders

Speaker: Steven Rosen MBA, Author, Executive Coach, Speaker and Top 50 Sales Influencer

In this webinar, Sales Executive Coach and Trainer, Steven Rosen, MBA will discuss the challenges in developing your sales managers, as well as how to employ innovative eLearning approaches that will lead to skill mastery and have a major impact on sales results. It is well recognised that the frontline sales managers are the key to driving performance in sales organizations. If you had to choose between investing in sales manager training vs sales rep training what would you do?

Who Knew? 10 Skills to be Grateful for from 2020

Avilar

For sure, we all learned the skills of connecting virtually over Zoom, Teams, and other virtual conferencing platforms – for work and in our personal lives. We also mastered the skill of wearing a mask – and not just for Halloween. .

How Widening Skills Gaps Require More Re-Skilling of Employees

Clarity Consultants

Luckily, re-skilling is a fairly straightforward concept. The post How Widening Skills Gaps Require More Re-Skilling of Employees appeared first on Clarity Consultants - Training Development. Employee Training Reskilling Skills GapIf you want to elevate the capabilities of your employees, here’s what you need to do to embrace this training trend.

Game-based Learning: Improving Skills Training

G-Cube

A fun-filled game-based training plan empowers the workforce to learn more effectively and helps in applying their skills at the workplace and staying competitive with their colleagues. 5 Reasons To Include eLearning Games in Corporate Skills Training. This process promotes quick decision-making and alsohelps in developing management skills. are easily achieved with soft skills learning games.

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5 skills your frontline needs right now

Axonify

Health and safety was the primary training focus on the frontline between February and June 2020. Traditional priorities, such as compliance, onboarding, and product training, were pushed aside. Employees had to stay healthy so businesses could stay open and people could get the supplies they needed.

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Digital Learning Tips and Tricks from Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo

Join "Brain Lady" Margie Meacham for a quick-paced review of the latest tips and tricks as revealed by neuroscience. Learn how the brain works - and, in doing so, discover how to make your training stand out amidst the daily clutter of the online experience.

Complex Skill Development

Usable Learning

Hey folks, I’ve long thought that the instructional design toolbox is more focused on knowledge and procedural learning, and has less specifics to offer for complex skill development. I’m working on parsing some guidelines based on types of skills and problem context. Complexity e-Learning Instructional Design compexity complex skills cynefin design for skills Learning Skill Development this skill stuff is hard

eLearning And Soft Skills

Dan Keckan

Soft skills are essential to have in today’s workforce. Skills such as communicating and listening to others, working with a team, confrontation, and conflict are important to your business because being able to work and communicate well with others helps teams become stronger. eLearning Trends Emotional Intelligence Employee Performance Employee Training Soft Skills

Let’s Stop Talking About Soft Skills: They’re Power Skills

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Read more» The post Let’s Stop Talking About Soft Skills: They’re Power Skills appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. Enterprise Learning Ethics Human Resources leadership power skills soft skillsOne of the hottest topics in business today is upskilling, reskilling, and redefining jobs for the future of work. It’s so rampant that 34% of CEO s now rate it one of their “top three threats to growth.”

4 Essential Skills for Virtual Leadership

BizLibrary

You can still be a strong leader when you or your team are remote - work on these four skills to see better processes and relationships! The post 4 Essential Skills for Virtual Leadership appeared first on BizLibrary. Leadership communication skills developing leaders distributed workforce emotional intelligence manager training new managers remote teams

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.