Skills for the Future

eLearning 24-7

The Future of Skills. Some sites provide the answer to the question – “What are the skills of the future?” What should be the first question – “What do skills of the future mean?” Hello, business skill. Life skills. Safety Skills.

Skills Gaps in 2022

Dashe & Thomson

A skills gap is the difference between the skills you need and want your employees to have and the skills that they currently have. In 2022, there are some common skills that are missing across many organizations, but there are ways to close these gaps.

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Skills of the present

E-Learning Provocateur

The meaning of the phrase skills of the future is variable. According to my own heuristic, a “skill of the future” is a capability for which demand will grow disproportionately over the next 5 years.

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Generic Thinking Skills?

Clark Quinn

Recently, a colleague asked a few of us about our views on critical thinking skills. I tend to lump critical thinking skills in with the broader issue of generic thinking skills, so what are the issues? Upfront, I’ll admit that I like the concept of generic thinking skills.

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The L&D Strategy Roundtable

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors that affect training and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

How Custom eLearning Can Help Drive Skills Development

eLearning Industry

eLearning Design and Development Employee Training Skills DevelopmentOff-the-shelf courses are a tool in every learning leader’s tool kit; however, custom-developed eLearning helps make the learning more personal to the audience and more sticky.

Top Content Providers For Soft Skills Training (2021)

eLearning Industry

The importance of soft skills is undeniable if you want to build strong and resilient teams in your organization. Corporate eLearning Content Providers Review Corporate Learning And Development eLearning Solutions Top Lists Skills Development Soft Skills Top eLearning Companies

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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Top 5 Soft Skills That Improve Your Business

Training Folks

Top 5 Soft Skills That Improve Your Business. LinkedIn’s Global Talent Trends report found that 92% of talent professionals believe soft skills are as important, if not more important than hard skills in their workforce.

Ten Professions Which Require Excel Spreadsheet Skills


Certified Excel skills improve the probability of promotions and lift earnings by 12% on average compared to the paychecks of non-certified users. An Excel spreadsheet is often the point of departure for journalists with or without in-depth coding or high-level database skills.

Drips, Bots, and Blogs: A Non-Traditional Approach to Learning Reinforcement

Speaker: Shannon Tipton, Chief Learning Officer, Learning Rebels LLC

Today's work culture requires giving people the ability to control when and where they participate in their professional development. Learn how you can provide valuable, self-directed bites of learning content (and strategies to make that content stick) in this webinar!

Developing a Skill Set That Fits You to a "T"

InSync Training

And those answers also inform your learning goals as you progress – the skills that you choose to develop. Deciding how to shape your career has any number of decision points: What field? What kind of role? Management track or professional track?

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Evaluating soft skills

Clark Quinn

As has become a pattern, someone recently asked me how to evaluate soft skills. And without being an expert on soft skill or evaluation, I tried to answer on principle. So here’s an extended riff on evaluating soft skills. So I think developing skills is important.

Time for Re-Skilling Retail Workforce – Post-Pandemic Challenges

Swift eLearning Services

To put it… The post Time for Re-Skilling Retail Workforce – Post-Pandemic Challenges first appeared on Top eLearning Development Solutions Companies India, Swift Elearning. Such a situation was neither imagined nor experienced earlier!

eLearning Skills 2030: Digital Skills

eLearning Industry

With the volume, velocity, and complexity of change along with the impact of the pandemic accelerated digital transformation, digital skills have become vital in helping organizations reimagine how they connect with their employees, customers, and stakeholders.

7 Steps for Upskilling Your Workforce

Keeping people's skills current is a big challenge. Download our upskilling guide to learn how to: identify key future skills your teams need, tie learning to career opportunities within your organization, and choose metrics that matter to communicate your success. Download the guide today!

Skill Data Dictionary Part 2: Organization


Welcome back to our Skill Data Dictionary series. If you haven’t already, we recommend you review Part 1 , in which we cover the skill data basics. This blog will expand beyond the basics into the different methods of structuring your organization’s skill data. Skill Strategy.

Foundational Skills Employees Need to Be Successful in Their Roles


The skills needed in different roles will certainly vary. However, there are foundational job skills that are pertinent to every job holder. The post Foundational Skills Employees Need to Be Successful in Their Roles appeared first on BizLibrary.

Soft Skill Development: A Necessary L&D Investment in 2022

Dashe & Thomson

When thinking about learning and development, targeted skills can be split into two basic categories: soft skills and hard skills. Hard skills are the backbone of nearly all businesses because they deal with very specific specialties that not all workers possess.

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Get Your Red Hot Skills Functionality

eLearning 24-7

Knowledge or Skill building and development? Skills today are super hot and as a few readers mentioned the other day on LinkedIn, it is not new. Nor for most of that, skill dictionary import and taxonomies excluded, a function right within the system back-end itself. Skills.

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.

Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap

Association eLearning

Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap was originally published in the IACET blog as a guest post by Digitec President Jack McGrath. The skills-gap issue is growing more critical in the U.S., By providing competency-based learning and delivering this through an model, associations can address the skills-gap, while: – Supplying a skilled workforce to industry. The Skills-Gap Crisis. How bad is the skills-gap problem?

Teaching Human Skills Virtually

ansrsource - Accelerating Better Ways to Learn!

Human skills, or what is commonly known as ‘soft skills,’ have always been essential in the workplace. Human skills refer to a person’s interpersonal skills as well as character traits. Human skills can range from communication, collaboration, […].

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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.

OpenSesame announces partnership with Real Projects to expand business skills and information security course library


Global 2000 can now leverage critical training to improve business skills and information security in their organizations. The post OpenSesame announces partnership with Real Projects to expand business skills and information security course library appeared first on OpenSesame.

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.

eLearning Skills 2030: Cybersecurity Skills

eLearning Industry

Cybersecurity skills are becoming increasingly vital as cyber threats increase and become more sophisticated and complex. This article offers four tactics on how to sharpen your cybersecurity skills.

3 Soft Skills Training Tips For L&D And HR Managers Who Want Results

eLearning Industry

As machines take over jobs that require hard skills, soft skills are more and more in demand. But how can you train people skills like communication and creativity? Here are some pointers. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

New Degreed & Workday Partnership: More Skill Data for Smarter L&D


One of the biggest advantages of an open learning ecosystem is the opportunity for L&D teams to generate — and use — a wealth of employee skill data. At a more macro level, learning teams use skill data to understand the supply and demand for skills across their organizations.

Unraveling Digital Skills Gaps in the Modern Workplace

Dashe & Thomson

Unfortunately, this sudden boom in digital work has also come with new challenges, the most important of which is the emergence of digital skills gaps. Needs Assessment Learning and Development Skills Gaps Digital Skills

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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.

Effective L&D for Training on Skills Gaps

Dashe & Thomson

One of the most jarring ramifications of automation in the workplace are the skill gaps left in its wake—skill gaps within roles, departments, and entire businesses. Upskilling Reskilling Learning and Development Skills Gaps

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EdTech and Skills

eLearning 24-7

I’ve heard from a couple of vendors who play in the EdTech market (defined as K-12 and higher education), that believe skills, specifically skills capabilities can be successful at the higher education sector. What skills functions would be of the most benefit to a student?

8 Soft Skills You Should Include in Your Workplace Training Program


Businesses realize they must pay more attention to their workers’ emotional and social abilities, which are skills machines cannot master. It is accepted that soft skills are necessary for a company to succeed, which is why employee training in this area has increased considerably.

Soft Skills Training


What is soft skills training? Soft skills are personality-focused, people skills that help in building better relationships. They include skills such as communication, critical thinking , teamwork and more. Important Soft Skills to Explore.

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.”.

Build your workforce’s power skills

CLO Magazine

Critics of AI affirm that it will never fully replace humans, since AI lacks the interpersonal, communicative, leadership and similar “power” skills of human workers. Beyond staying ahead of AI’s advance, there are many tangible benefits to developing power skills.

Soft Skills vs. Hard Skills: What’s The Difference And Why Do They Matter?

Roundtable Learning

Developing the soft and hard skills of your employees is critical to improving work productivity, employee retention, attendance, and so much more. You may be wondering — what exactly are these skills and how are they developed? What Are Soft Skills? What Are Hard Skills?

eLearning Skills 2030: Fostering Empowerment

eLearning Industry

Leadership Development Skills Development Soft SkillsFostering empowerment means that you create a workplace environment that centers on trust, motivates and energizes people to drive your organizational mission and deliver products and services your customers love.

eLearning Skills 2030: Managing Polarities

eLearning Industry

Leadership Development Skills Development Soft SkillsPolarities as complex sets of opposite problems or dilemmas that leaders cannot adequately solve by selecting one over the other.

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.