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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What is a Skills Assessment and Why is it Important?

Avilar

What is a skills assessment? But, the best way to understand one’s abilities and level of proficiency is to conduct a skills assessment. . What is a Skills Assessment? Usually, it’s an evaluation of skills specific to a job or role. When to Use a Skills Assessment Test.

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.

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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.

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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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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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

Communication Skills Training in a World of Emojis, YOLO, and Ghosting

ej4 eLearning

How is communication skills training different today? Soft SkillsModern communication appears to lack eye contact, grammar, and the use of your vocal cords! Look around. Everyone is looking down at their phone and not at each other. Even at the dinner table in a restaurant.

Why Every Industry Needs Better Soft Skills Training

KnowledgeCity

The talk of soft skills in the workplace these days centers around one thing—the need to adapt workers’ skillsets to provide something that AI cannot. This blog explores why exactly soft skills are so crucial as well as their many benefits to every single industry.

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.

Top Management Skills of 2020

KnowledgeCity

Do you ever wonder what you could be doing to enhance your management skills but aren’t sure where to start? As the years go by, more and more talking heads seem to shout on the internet about the best leadership and management skills.

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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Empathy is a Power Skill

Cylient

Some of the most successful employees in the best companies state soft skills —like empathy—as their most important qualities. Empathy is a skill, and just like any other skill, it takes practice to get better at it.

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.

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.

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?

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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Employee Skills Assessment Testing For Effective Skills Training Programs

eLearning Industry

From off-the-shelf industry-standard skills assessments to custom scenario-based testing, this article will help you understand when to choose which type of assessment for the most effective skills and competency-based training programs.

Learning skills management - Gyrus

Gyrus

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

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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.”.

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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4 Basic Language Skills to Cover in an Online Course

LearnDash

Language learning is comprised of four foundational skills. There are a lot of ideas about how to teach language, but one common precept is that learning a language can be broken down into four foundational skills. Speaking: building language fluency and conversation skills.

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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.

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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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.

How To Successfully Develop Employee Skills While Working From Home

eLearning Industry

Taking a—forced—break from the office shouldn’t mean that staffers must take a break from skill-building. Employee Performance eLearning eBooks Leadership Development Remote Working Skills Development Soft Skills

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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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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Our Soft Skills Courses are live!

Learn-Wise

We are pleased to announce our new Soft Skills Courses. Your employees can dramatically improve their soft skills proficiency by leveraging high-quality soft skills learning content in four critical areas: Selling, Productivity, Communication and Leadership.

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.

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.

How Soft Skills Improve Employee Training and Engagement

KnowledgeCity

It was not uncommon for someone to enter the workforce with a company and then retire from that same company 30 years later This is simply no longer the norm with employees developing more competitive skills and always looking for the next good career break. Top Employee Skills.

Role Of Online Content Marketplaces In Skilling The Remote Workforce

eLearning Industry

As the world of work goes remote, we explore the challenges of skilling the remote workforce and how ready-to-use courses pack limitless benefits for organizations in times of disruption and technological advancement.

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.

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.