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.

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.

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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. Learning And Development Remote Working Skills Development Soft Skills Spotlight: Coronavirus Lockdown

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.

Why Soft Skills Are Important in Your Organisation and How E-Learning Can Help – Part 1

Capytech

Why Soft Skills Are Important in Your Organisation and How E-Learning Can Help – Part 1. It makes sense in business to place a lot of emphasis on ensuring your team has the technical and hard skills required to meet the expectations of your clients. What about soft skills, though? Soft skills are becoming more and more important to organisations in Dubai and across the world. What Are Soft Skills? Collaborative working. Ability to work under pressure.

Weekly Bookmarks (7/17/2011)

Experiencing eLearning

Ed Tech and Instructional Technology Related Programs in the United States. Curt Bonk’s collected list of masters and doctoral programs in instructional technology. 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.).

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Case Method 2.0 has been accredited under the WSQ system!

Playware Studios

Using Interactive Simulations for Corporate Training), Human Resources Specialist Diploma developed under collaboration with Malvern International Academy has been accredited under the Singapore Work Skills Qualifications framework. Early trials of this method have indicated that this approach may generate increased results of the following: voluntary engagement, take-up rates, post-training knowledge retention and confidence while demonstrating work-related tasks.

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. What skills? I think things like the ability to research questions, design and run experiments, communicate results, collaborate, ask and answer questions in ways that work, and more.

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.

Prepare to Feel Old

Tony Karrer

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

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

G-Cube

Higher education is now more available, especially in the area of technology, and thus, talented candidates are plenty. 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. Technology is transforming the Workplace and Workplace Learning.

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Prediction: Half of Fortune 500 CEOs will be women before 2030

CLO Magazine

That new way of working will require leaders who excel at having high emotional intelligence, humility and empathy, with a humanistic, compassionate mindset — not a self-focused, competitive mindset. Digital-Age Skills. These skills require more than thinking 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. In the knowledge economy, we are working with our mind to produce work, to transform data into information and then into useful knowledge. . Harness the power of employees’ minds!

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? eLearning Technology. 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.

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? eLearning Technology.

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.

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PKM is our part of the social learning contract

Jane Hart

Whereas most people are concerning themselves with the new social and collaboration technologies, or how to get people to collaborate, for me the key to successful social learning is how the individual engages in his/her networks and contributes what s/he has learned or is learning along the way. So how can we help students as well as workers develop the new PKM skills? Yesterday, Harold Jarche shared the image on the right, in his post To learn, we must do. For me this is spot on.

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Is Social Learning Fun?

Tony Karrer

He chose to write about how he works differently from 10 years ago … one of my favorite topics. Some good stuff in his post, but something that caught my eye was: Have my work skills changed? As I learn new software and new technologies, in some cases that becomes a bit more difficult. eLearning Technology.

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. eLearning Technology. Wesley Fryer discusses How are you dealing with TMI? Too Much Information) (found via Stephen Downes ).

ASTD Follow-Up

Tony Karrer

Last week at ASTD TechKnowledge , I did a keynote on Work Literacy and eLearning 2.0, Work Literacy eLearning 2.0 Fourth Grader Wikipedia Update New Work and New Work Skills Work Skills Keeping Up? Knowledge Work Framework Tilde Effect Concept Worker Knowledge Work Not Separate from Learning Tool Set 2009 Search Better Memory Network Learning Information Radar Remote Collaboration Common eLearning 2.0

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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.

CrossKnowledge Reboot Camp Insights

Learning Wire

Team check-up: A facilitated VC-session with summary and prioritization of shared challenges, with interactive sessions on how to turn face-to-face training into digital formats plus identifying the skills that L&D needs to deliver to support business objectives. Going forward there will be a higher priority to mix hard and soft skills to enable employability.

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Social Media for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

This was a major reason that I started down the path with Work Literacy. eLearning Technology. Last week I had a presentation around using Social Media and Web 2.0 tools to improve your performance as a knowledge worker. One of the questions that always comes up is: How do I find more information to help me get started? The answer is that this information is a bit hard to come by. There’s a lot out there, but it’s often hard to find information that helps you get start.

Does Deliberative Practice Lead to Quick Proficiency?

Tony Karrer

The matter of change, which can arrive every 6 months to a year, or even more frequently in technology, will limit the efficiency of any aspiring expert in reaching true expert level. It's interesting to see how these relate to and enhance the core elements of Deliberative Practice: Deliberate practice identifies specific, defined elements of performance that need to be improved and works them intently independent of actual performance. eLearning Technology.

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Personal in Personal Knowledge Management

Tony Karrer

Studies of Personal Information Management say that what works is often highly personal. In fact, Work Literacy is pretty much this topic. eLearning Technology.

Learning Power Laws

Tony Karrer

Several of them I regularly talk about: Amara’s Law ( backstory ) states that " we tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run. " – I cite this in Work Skills Keeping Up? eLearning Technology.

Social Learning Experiences: Making Better Connections

Talented Learning

So why should we celebrate technologies that enable social learning experiences? Yet there’s no denying that technology introduces us to countless people we would otherwise never meet. What communication channels and tools fit into their flow of work?

Where Does Innovation Spring From?

CLO Magazine

One day, James dropped a helical spring he was working on and, as it slinked and clinked across the floor, he got the idea to turn it into a toy. Among them: the cushioning in a Reebok basketball shoe inspired by intravenous fluid bags and a leak-proof water bottle developed by IDEO using technology from a shampoo bottle top. Yet the way many organizations approach education and workforce development isn’t always conducive to nurturing these critical thinking skills.

UpSkilling – Change the Mindset

eLearning 24-7

Regardless of the preferred term, your employees, your customers are likely working from home. How, then can we train them on new skills, if we cannot physically be present and as of important what skills do they need to know in the current business situation? Nearly “25 percent of workers reported that their skills were mismatched to the demands of their current job.” It takes 36 days to learn a new skill (IBM Institute for Business Value.

Podcast 24: DNA of High-Impact Learning – With Paul Morton of CrossKnowledge

Talented Learning

Our conversation left me wondering how these new findings are actually shaping workforce skills development. Increasingly, that includes skills development – yet many organizations still struggle to deliver high-impact learning. Rigorous new adult learning research offers a fresh perspective on what works, what doesn’t and why. . They think, “I need to know how or why this works.” Does this model emphasize methodology over technology?

Enterprise e-Learning: Serving Two Masters

TalentLMS

End users are your “students” These can be new employees taking an orientation course or senior employees learning a new skill or process. Where a commercial e-learning offering catering to students is quite straightforward (people register and pay you to learn a new skill), enterprise e-learning can be a little bit more complex, with office politics coming into play. First of all, you and your classes should not stand in their way of their day to day work.

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

It’s always fun at the end of the year to go back and take a look at what you’ve been working on, what you’ve learned during the year. In June 2008, Work Literacy Launched. I’m convinced that we are all struggling to have our Work Skills Keep Up. When I look at my particular skills, methods and tools for 2009 and compare them to 2008, I would say that it’s mostly a question of degree of use and certainly my use of Twitter has grown. Work Event?

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Conversation Learning

Clark Quinn

One of the questions being raised this week in the free, online course Work Literacy: Web 2.0 To me, this is a critical part of The New Skills for knowledge workers. And what I often cite as the biggest change in knowledge work skills over the past 20 years is the change in access to people. Here was the challenge: I am currently trying to find a SME experienced with Moodle (a CMS/LMS) and WizIQ (synchronous web class technology).

Enhance employee performance by keeping them engaged

Designing Digitally

If organizations hire for cultural fit more than skills, the employees will have the right attitude and be engaged in their work. Skills can be taught, attitude needs to be ingrained. Making work fun is a great recipe for engaging the employees. Using collaboration technologies may enhance the productivity by 35%. Disengaged employees are a burden on the economy. The U.S. takes a hit of a whopping $350 billion per year due to poor productivity.

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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In Case of Brand Crisis, Call Learning

CLO Magazine

The technological advances enable companies to interact with and better understand their customers have also left them vulnerable to cybersecurity issues and the increased chance of a brand crisis. Discussions around soft skills training are circulating again and understandably so, but I would argue that companies can’t afford to be sometime-y about employee learning and development.

Metalearning

Tony Karrer

Within this context, metalearning depends on the learner’s conceptions of learning, epistemological beliefs, learning processes and academic skills, summarized here as a learning approach. The only way to handle long tail learning is to focus on providing the tool set and personal learning and working skills ( work literacy ) that are central to concept work. Where work and learning are not separate, metalearning is really the focus of performance improvement.