Product Training vs Soft Skills Training

Your Training Edge

Focus has increased over last few years for businesses to be able to more strictly cross-examine the ROI of the training and development being offered to their employees. Soft skills training like public speaking, communication skills etc. Soft Skill Training.

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Growing Leadership Ability by Training Interpersonal Skills

Allencomm

For leaders, training for interpersonal skills is invaluable, contributing to the vitality of your organization and ultimately affecting your bottom line. The post Growing Leadership Ability by Training Interpersonal Skills appeared first on AllenComm.

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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 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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How Video Learning Is Transforming Skill Mastery in Sales

Speaker: Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO, About-Face Development

Video learning is not new, but the marriage of video learning and today’s technology is transforming our ability to achieve skill mastery in sales.

3 Soft Skills Your Corporate Training Program Should Prioritize in 2020

TOPYX LMS

billion on training in 2018 and a fair amount of that was wasted, according to Forbes 1. By emphasizing specific soft skills in your corporate training program, you can optimize your training investment and significantly improve your return on investment.

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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.

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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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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Mad Skills – The Skill-Centric Approach

Gyrus

Mad Skills – The Skill-Centric Approach. At least, not now, in their current point of training. Once these needs are identified, then, training can be developed that specifically suits the needs of the positions within a particular organization. Skill Definition.

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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.”. Explain how to architect your training to avoid ILT, if you want to.

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.

The Gap in soft skill training

Your Training Edge

Soft skill has become quite a common term that it seems to lose its significance with time. Or, may be organizations of today are taking it way too lightly to get their employees trained and polished in this regard. It’s not a talent issue; it’s a skill issue.

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Skills and Competencies: What is the Difference?

Avilar

Nearly every day, we hear business people discuss the skills and competencies their employees need to succeed. The two terms, “skills” and “competencies,” are used together so often that many people think of them as synonyms. Should “skills” and “competencies” be used interchangeably?

Quality Training: A Solution for Labor Shortages and Skills Gaps

ej4 eLearning

This is making the growing skills gap even worse. Training & DevelopmentWith unemployment rates at a historic low, the U.S. is in the midst of a labor shortage: There are about 7 million job openings in the U.S. right now, with only 6.2-6.3 million people looking for work.

The Best Learning Methodologies for Developing Elite Sales Leaders

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

If you had to choose between investing in sales manager training vs sales rep training what would you do? Steven is a thought leader in the area of sales leadership training and coaching. Why traditional sales leadership training fails.

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 […].

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.

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. Online Training LMS online training systems Retail Training

7 Essential Skills & Training Tools For Trainers

TalentLMS

Have you hired someone to develop online training programs for your organization? Maybe you develop training yourself and are wondering if you could improve a few of your skills? And, are there tools of training and development you should know about? Is a training tool.

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 And Soft Skills

eLearning Industry

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.

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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Growing Focus on Soft Skills Training

Coreaxis

What are soft skills? Soft skills are a combination of behavioral and social skills that individuals use to perform better in the workplace. These skills, unlike technical ones, are not acquired or taught directly at educational institutions, and are not specific to certain jobs.

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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Maximizing Sales Training ROI with eLearning

Speaker: Ray Makela, CEO Sales Readiness Group

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. Measure training success.

Sales Training: Product Knowledge, Soft Skills, or Both?

Litmos

I asked all of them about the most important skills salespeople need to close deals. Without fail, all the sales leaders brought up people skills. Hunter discussed the need for good listening skills in a rep. In order to do that, your reps need two sets of skills.

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Soft Skills Training in eLearning

Content Raven

Successful organizations understand the importance of soft skills training when developing millennial leaders. Training elearning soft skills professional development employee engagement

Best Practices for Effective Soft Skills Training

eLearning Brothers

Boring soft skills training doesn’t just put employees to sleep. That’s why the most effective soft skills training typically doesn’t just fly off someone else’s shelf. Use these ideas for customizing your own internal soft skills training.

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Best Practices for Using eLearning in Soft Skills Training

Bottom-Line Performance

Or perhaps you need to help sales reps practice their selling skills. Why is teaching soft skills so hard? I interviewed Alicia Ostermeier , Senior Learning Designer at BLP, to learn more about how she approaches eLearning projects designed to teach soft skills.

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Supercharge Your Sales Training ROI with eLearning

Speaker: Ray Makela, CEO, Sales Readiness Group, and David Jacoby, President, Sales Readiness Group

Companies spend about $20 billion a year on various forms of sales training, but many sales leaders report a low ROI from their sales training initiatives. Join us, along with Ray Makela and David Jacoby from Sales Readiness Group, as they break down the five essential factors to achieve sustainable success from your sales training investment, and how to leverage eLearning to maximize results.

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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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?

Developing Millennials: Why Skimping on Soft Skills Training is Risky

eLearning Brothers

My Mom was a homemaker, and Dad was a skilled tradesman. I was the first in my family to earn a college degree, which armed me with strong technical skills. Today’s gig economy amplifies the Millennial soft skills training gap.

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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.

Go Beyond with Compliance Training

Speaker: Justin Muscolino, Head of Compliance Training North America, GRC Solutions

There are few words that will make corporate learners tune you out more quickly than "compliance” or “mandatory." Justin Muscolino, Head of North America Compliance Training for GRC Solutions, believes that compliance training can be engaging, interesting, and yes, sometimes fun - and he has the experience to back up that claim. Let’s be part of a push to remove this psychological block and do what’s best for our organizations. Who's in?