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. In an ideal world your tech stack will operate pretty smoothly, but that doesn’t mean you can’t challenge your staff by giving them the opportunity to learn and further develop their skill set.

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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.

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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. A good negotiator always gets value.

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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 Gap

Digital Learning Tips and Tricks from Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo

The War Of The Skills Clouds #skillscloud

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

I’ve been writing about the explosion of Skills Ontologies from Workday , Degreed, EdCast, Gloat, Fuel 50, and others. Read more» The post The War Of The Skills Clouds #skillscloud appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

Developing learning to learn skills

Clark Quinn

So I thought I’d rant, for a post, on what is involved in developing learning to learn skills. What are learning to learn skills? Most importantly, you have to develop the skills. Develop learning t0 learn skills consciously, and conscientiously.

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Skills you need as an Instructional Designer.

Origin Learning

A skillful Instructional designer brings to you both technology and learning combined together not only in a digestible format but also at an appetising pace. Here are lists of essential Skills you need as an Instructional Designer : First things First!

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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!

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Behaviors Sabotaging Your Leadership Skills

Your Training Edge

Even if you are a leader of a certain group or community of people, there is a lot of things to learn further to enhance your abilities and skills. If you don’t know the root cause behind the downfall in your leadership skills then you would not be able to solve it either.

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.

Consider scenario-based microlearning for soft skills

CLO Magazine

Job success requires strong hard and technical skills, and strong interpersonal and people (or soft) skills. Hard and technical skills training involves imparting information, knowledge, facts and figures on a learner.

Why Soft Skills are Critical to the Success of a Learning and Development Professional

Your Training Edge

A LinkedIn study found that 58% of the hiring managers believe that the lack of soft skills in candidates is limiting their companies’ productivity. This has ushered in the immediate need for soft skills training for employees.

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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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Soft skills games can develop these 5 important skills

Indusgeeks

Soft skills are considered to be an essential characteristic for a person running an organization and also for employees working in the organization. Soft skills are also called […].

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.

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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Learning skills management - Gyrus

Gyrus

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

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Communication is at the Heart of Soft Skills Training

ej4 eLearning

Soft SkillsLook around. Especially in a restaurant or airport. People are eating and traveling together but they are not really together. Everyone is staring at their phone.

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?

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.

Important Factors of E learning in Skill Development

Your Training Edge

Through e-learning, people can attain the different skills related to their interest. E-learning plays a vital role in skills development from which some are being discussed in this article. WRITING SKILLS THROUGH E-LEARNING. READING SKILLS THROUGH E-LEARNING.

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Why is Skills Management Important?

Gyrus

Last week I defined skills management by referencing and summarizing an existing Wikipedia article. ” Perhaps last week I put the cart before the horse though because I didn’t define “skill.” ” Again going to Wikipedia, here’s how it defines skill.

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Soft Skills Games for corporate eLearning

Indusgeeks

The post Soft Skills Games for corporate eLearning appeared first on Game-Based Training. The 70-20-10 Model for Learning and Development states that 70% of learning comes from on-the-job experience, 20% from interaction with others and 10% from formal educational events.

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.”

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.”.

Broad and Deep Instructional Design Skills

Experiencing eLearning

The core skill for instructional designers is creating learning experiences. Cammy Bean refers to this as a “T-shaped” skill set in her book The Accidental Instructional Designer (p.

Close the Retail Skills Gap with an Online Learning Platform

TOPYX LMS

Retail skills are critical to the success of both a retail worker and a company, but many people lack these skills. This has created a skills gap in the retail sector.

Employability Skills: Boost Your Marketability

KnowledgeCity

An astounding 71 percent of marketable employability skills are required in two or more job categories now. In many situations, job skills become integrated into other company roles. The future of employment lies in possessing hybrid job skills and knowing how to apply them.

Why you should invest in soft skills

Janison

Deloitte recently released a report, The path to prosperity: Why the future of work in human, which highlighted that by 2030 more than 80 per cent of the jobs created will be for knowledge workers, and of that 80 per cent, two-thirds will be strongly reliant on soft skills.

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.

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

Skills and Captivate Prime

Adobe Captivate

The fundamental purpose of ‘Skills’ in the Captivate Prime LMS is to provide the Admin with a tool that aligns Learning with Business Goals. Organizational leaders define Business Goals, and then determine the Skills required to achieve these Goals. Adobe Captivate Prime and Skills.

Webinar: The Hard Value of Soft Skills Training

eLearning Brothers

Time and again, employer surveys reveal what most training professionals already know: soft skills are crucial for developing new hires and emerging leaders in your organization. So, why do so many organizations balk at investing in soft skills training?

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Workday Skills Cloud: A Big Idea With Much More To Come

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

In the Fall of 2018 Workday introduced the Skills Cloud , a new offering designed to help companies create a “skills ontology” that discovers the skills (and skill gaps) in your workforce.

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