The 10 most important work skills for 2020

Jane Hart

This infographic was produced by Top10OnlineColleges.org and shows the 6 drivers for change as well as the 10 most important work skills for 2020. Social learning

Work Skills Keeping Up?

Tony Karrer

In New Work and New Work Skills , I discuss the fact that most of us have not participated in formal learning since college on foundational knowledge work skills - especially metacognitive skills. Most of us have strong skills in some areas and are much weaker in others simply due to the fact that we acquire our skills in completely ad hoc ways. Our work skills cannot sit still.

Develop Work Skills

Tony Karrer

I sent him a reply and asked for his thoughts on my post New Work. That said, I think there is a tendency to lean on the skills that we are good at and not use other approaches when they are called for. Certainly helping to make it a natural part of work-flow to capture information in a way that helps the individual and the organization is the key. I don’t think the new work is about tests. If we want to teach new work we should embed more in complexity theory.

10 Future Work Skills to Teach Your Members

WBT Systems

Is your association helping members develop the work skills they need for the future? These skills aren’t specifically addressed in the Certified Association Executive (CAE) exam, but they will be invaluable for association professionals as they deal with changes in their market and workplace. If you don’t provide education on future work skills , your members will find that education elsewhere. Boyd separates these two skills but I believe they go hand in hand.

New Work and New Work Skills

Clark Quinn

really was all about new work skills - skills we should be learning. Actually, it's also about the fact that there's not really new work as much as there is new work skills. Work Skills Changing Most of us who used to use these things know somewhat know that they really aren't in use anymore. In presentations, I often will cite this as an example of the kinds of changes in work skills that have occurred and are constantly occurring.

3 Key Stages of a Successful Job Search

KnowledgeCity

While there are more people looking for work this time of year, the labor market is still exceptionally tight. However, there’s nothing wrong with showing the company that you’re serious about working for them. The new year inspires all of us to make changes in our lives.

21C Workplace Skills and L&D

ID Reflections

Going through my blog-roll, I read two related posts – Four Basic Skills for 2020 by Harold Jarche and Technology Changes Everything by Jane Hart. Harold’s post also pointed to a report called Future Work Skills 2020 published by the Institute for the Future for the University of Phoenix Research Institute. The report talks about the key drivers of change as well as the skills needed to ride the wave of these disruptive shifts. You Think We Have Skills Shortages Now?

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ManpowerGroup’s Global Sustainability Manager on the Importance of the Practice

CLO Magazine

Her work helped the company be named a World’s Most Ethical Company Ethisphere Institute and a World’s Most Admired Company by Fortune. Our local operations often were working with the same clients, but locally, providing different kinds of services, working in different industries.

Aging Members Will Stick Around (& Keep Learning) Longer Than You Think

WBT Systems

According to a Merrill Lynch/Age Wave study, nearly 50 percent of retirees want to continue working in retirement. One-third said they have to because they need the money, and two-thirds want to work to stay mentally active. will have more than 15 million new jobs but only 9 million people of working age (18 to 64) to fill those positions. Employees eligible for retirement at his firm either work part-time or on a per-project basis while drawing from their retirement fund.

Lifelong Learning in the Freelance Economy

WBT Systems

47 percent of working millennials freelance now—a larger percentage than any other generation and another predictor of the growing freelance economy. Do you know how many freelancers are working in your profession and industry? In what capacities are they working? Freelancers stay competitive by learning new skills. 49 percent of freelancers said their work has already been affected by AI and robotics, while only 18 percent of traditional workers said the same.

Too Much Information or a Skills Gap

Tony Karrer

It's a big skills, knowledge, performance gap – see Work Skills Keeping Up. It's why I created Work Literacy about a year ago. Wesley Fryer discusses How are you dealing with TMI? Too Much Information) (found via Stephen Downes ).

Work Literacy Skills - New Workshop

Tony Karrer

Harold Jarche, Michele Martin and I are pleased to announce a new workshop offering that relates to the recent posts on Tool Set 2009 and to the issues of Work Literacy. Work Literacy Skills Workshop Was the last formal training you had on knowledge work skills the use of a card catalog and microfiche reader? We are left trying to figure out where all these new tools fit in our day-to-day work life and our professional life.

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Inspire and Lead With Interpersonal Communication

KnowledgeCity

The best leaders know their message must work on two levels. This skill enables leaders to assess the climate in the room and adjust their message accordingly. Furthermore, don’t be afraid to change the message if it’s not working. How can you improve your interpersonal skills ? Allison Kay , a career coach, has these tips: Practice active listening skills during all conversations. Mentoring skills to provide guidance. It works every time!

How is mobile format of learning evolving?

Origin Learning

On average, 59% of workers in the US work 50 hours and more a week. Did you know that the workers rely on this smart gadget to boost productivity during their work week? How to make learning seamless, integrated, and inclusive is a common challenge faced by organizations globally.

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All About 360-Degree Feedback

eLearning Industry

It helps the employees in improving their overall working skills and behaviors. Corporate eLearning eLearning Feedback Employee Performance Leadership Development Soft SkillsMany organizations use 360-degree appraisal for its development purpose. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Data on Big Data

Marcia Conner

To put things in perspective, the entire works of William Shakespeare (in text form) represent about 5 MB of data. Recent estimates from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics project a 22 percent increase in demand for professionals with management analysis skills between now and 2020.

The meta-program

Clark Quinn

It’s also about the learning to learn and work skills that accompany the foundational knowledge. It’s about ‘meta’ skills. Meta-skills, like learning to learn and learning to work well (21C skills), can’t be developed on their own.

Weekly Bookmarks (7/17/2011)

Experiencing eLearning

Future Work Skills 2020 (PDF). Drivers that will change the landscape of work and key skills needed in the next 10 years (sense-making, social intelligence, novel & adaptive thinking, cross-cultural competency, new media literacy, virtual collaboration, etc.). Ed Tech and Instructional Technology Related Programs in the United States. Curt Bonk’s collected list of masters and doctoral programs in instructional technology.

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T2K Enhances its Echo Training Solution with Adaptive Learning

Time to Know

Read on to see how it works. Skill Tagging and Evaluation. The editor creates an assessment and tags each question with a skill. Corresponding content items are assigned with the same skill tags.

July 2011 Review

Jane Hart

Future work skills 2020 , July 2011. Tweet. July was Google Plus month – and it was interesting to read the variety of articles and blog posts about this shiny new social networking service.

PKM is our part of the social learning contract

Jane Hart

PKM is also a key skill of being an effective autonomous learner – as we can see from the many individuals who are already organizing and managing their own personal learning strategies in the organization – and consequently a key aspect of BYOL (Bring Your Own Learning).

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Dilbert Warns Me About Work Literacy

Tony Karrer

Should the following Dilbert worry me about Work Literacy? Much of the idea of Work Literacy is to help people who need to keep up with how technology impacts knowledge work.

T2K Enhances its Echo Training Solution with Adaptive Learning

Time to Know

Read on to see how it works. Skill Tagging and Evaluation. The editor creates an assessment and tags each question with a skill. Corresponding content items are assigned with the same skill tags.

Global HR Trends are Affecting Corporate Learning: It’s time that HR and Learning came closer!

G-Cube

The challenge is to find the right employees, with the appropriate skills required to do a job. While employees have required credentials, developing their skills is now a priority for most organizations through sustained training activities.

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Prepare to Feel Old

Tony Karrer

I use similar kinds of examples in my presentations (and posts such as Work Skills Keeping Up? ). Workplace Learning Today pointed me to a post Ten Common Phrases That Could Soon Be History.

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The Benefits of Creating a Learning Culture

Capytech

The immediate goal of a learning culture is to increase knowledge, develop skills, and improve the competency levels of employees. Instead, an organisation with a learning culture believes medium and long-term success depends on improving the knowledge and skills of its team.

7 Ways A Supportive Online Training Culture Improves ROI

G-Cube

Employees must be able to hone skills and talents throughout their entire career, not just during the onboarding process. Employees are encouraged to use the online resources to improve their work practices and essential work skills.

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Getting Help

Tony Karrer

My post New Work is about changes in work skills. One of the bigger changes in work skills have to do with getting help. I looked at a couple examples this recently in LinkedIn for Finding Expertise and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers This topic came up again in a discussion - Blogging to ask for Help - Colin asked: If you need input from like-minded people around the world, where's the best place to ask?

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Enough Tools for Now

Tony Karrer

In Work Skills Keeping Up? , Still I’ll stick with: The bottom line for the Tilde Effect is that we live in a time of incredible innovation that directly affect the methods we use to work and learn. Our work skills cannot sit still. There's a lot of discussion about 21st century skills to be taught in schools, but what about the rest of us? Based on my post yesterday on Missed Opportunities , I received a really interesting email.

2009 Top Posts and Topics

Tony Karrer

Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank eLearning Portal Integration Data Driven Notable Topics for 2009 Work Skills and Knowledge Work Work Skills Keeping Up? It’s interesting at the end of the year to go back through blog posts to see what my Best of 2009 is. I’ll also do a post similar to my post last year 2008 2009 that will look at my 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009. But for now, let me just focus on my Best of 2009.

Trick or Treat? Why Not Both? Celebrate Halloween to drive work performance and learning

Gameffective

Halloween is one of the most fun holidays out there and one of the best to celebrate at work. Bringing Halloween spirit into office work and learning is not just great fun. Celebrate Halloween to drive work performance and learning appeared first on Gameffective

Work Literacy Launch

Tony Karrer

I'm very happy to announce that Michele Martin and I have just launched Work Literacy - a network of individuals, companies and organizations who are interested in learning, defining, mentoring, teaching and consulting on the frameworks, skills, methods and tools of modern knowledge work. When discussing new(ish) tools like blogs and social bookmarking, and discussing things like advanced search techniques, there's a gap in knowledge work skills.

Managing to Learn, Learning to Manage in the Knowledge Economy

The Performance Improvement Blog

In our new book, MINDS AT WORK: Managing for Success in The Knowledge Economy , David Grebow and I lay the foundation for companies to compete in the 21st century knowledge economy by focusing on the incredible potential of empowering and enabling people’s minds.

Looking for Effective Employee Training Strategies? Read This Now!

ProProfs

It is how employers sharpen the skills of their workforce so that the latter can fulfill their defined roles and responsibilities. A collaborative learning environment where new employees can pick up hands-on work skills is always essential for any successful corporate training.

8 Unexpected Ways To Use Microlearning Online Training Activities

eFront

Microlearning improves knowledge retention and gives employees the ability to brush up on skills whenever it’s most convenient. They also allow them to build essential work skills and continually improve their performance.