Tips for Managing Gen Y

CLO Magazine

Ladan Nikravan speaks with EY’s Dan Black on millennial work styles and stereotypes

Grappling with Groups

Clark Quinn

However, in designing learning, working in groups has some real negative perceptions and realities. As my kids complained, on group projects some team members will reliably slack, letting the most driven student do the work. Is the work being tracked in any way?

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A Culture Where Individuals Can Do Their Best Work

Learning Wire

For organizations to thrive, they must create cultures where individuals are encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work. Every week, we hear of people working in rigid organizational cultures that don’t support their natural work styles.

I Believe in the Value of Connectedness

Tom Spiglanin

Each has its own culture that derives from its mission, vision, values, and the people who work there. Every employee has his or her own roles, responsibilities and work style, but he or she seldom works in isolation, even if working individually.

I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

What works for me won’t necessarily work for someone else. Therefore it’s important for each of us to develop our own processes, try different approaches, and adapt them as needed to make them a part of our daily work. They need to work for us, not someone else.

Online Learning Trends That You Can’t Ignore

Gyrus

Today’s tech-savvy, social and mobile learners are no longer interested in traditional classroom training and demand learning techniques that blends best with their current working style and outlook.

Fastest Growing Jobs in America: Industrial-Organizational Psychologist

OpenSesame

They apply psychological principles to your workplace to solve problems and improve the quality of work life. Synthesizing work styles. Looking to design training and development, synthesize work styles, or improve how management handles employees with conflicting work styles?

Encourage Social Learning to Improve Corporate Culture

Pract.us

People who don’t trust each other will not work well together. Plus, they won’t enjoy working with each other and won’t go the extra mile for the team. When employees work with each other to improve, they’ll begin working with leadership as well.

Leaders, Failure Is Upon You

CLO Magazine

Or, recommend relevant and personalized content throughout an employee’s day to support development that suits each individual’s work style and preferences. Leaders today are destined for failure. That was harsh.

Emergence of the Performance Catalyst

Tom Spiglanin

I’ve worked in the field of Learning and Development (L&D) now for nearly two decades. I’ve been fortunate to have seen and work through some pretty big changes in approaches to workplace learning. Based on a work at tom.spiglanin.com.

8 Crucial Points To Consider When Outsourcing E-Learning ProjectsTo India

CommLab India

Remember e-learning development is work that involves a high level of skills and needs an understanding of e-learning tools, learning objectives, training needs, and business goals of the organization and, learning preferences of the learners. Their attitude towards work must also be assessed.

Are You Developing Global Leaders?

CLO Magazine

Effective global leadership takes strong leadership skills to the next level, said Goujon, who has worked with and managed teams in different parts of the world for much of his life.

Are You Taking Time for a Second Look?

CLO Magazine

The booming market of nontraditional and continuing education is filled with many people who are now working toward degrees because they got sidetracked earlier in their studies. CLOs can’t look at people, work styles, educational backgrounds or results in a singular way.

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Learning Solutions Series: Web Conferencing Solutions Not Just for Meetings Anymore

InsiderHub

Virtual meetings are gaining in popularity, as technological advances have allowed us to meet with others anywhere in the world (so long as an Internet connection is available). To this end, 63.7%

How Workforce Dynamics is Changing Fundamentally and How You Can Be Ready

Mindflash

The day is not too far when the concept of a company campus or an office where everyone comes in to work and leaves during highly overlapping hours becomes a thing of the past. Strong trend of employers seeing flexible time as a direct influence on high productivity and work satisfaction and movement towards integrating these into their work style.

Distance Learning Tips for The Remote Worker

Mindflash

It is estimated that 63 million Americans will work remotely in 2016, which is more than a third of the total workforce. As workplace flexibility becomes more important and technological capacities increase, companies are hiring more telecommuters and allowing more current employees the option to work from home. This new work structure brings with it new challenges for training personnel.

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Dan is author of “ Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization ” and is currently at work on the follow-up book. He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. Could you allow us a brief preview of this work for our readers please? ABOUT DAN PONTEFRACT (Author, Speaker, Chief Envisioner).

The Future of Work: As Gartner Sees It

Upside Learning

Earlier today, I stumbled on this bit of research on the Gartner site; while it dates back to August there’s some interesting speculation about the Future of Work. People will swarm more often and work solo less. They’ll work with others with whom they have few links, and teams will include people outside the control of the organization,”. “In Gartner points out that the world of work will probably witness ten major changes in the next ten years. Work swarms.

4 Learning Management Systems to Bridge Generation Gaps in Offices

TOPYX LMS

Each group comes from a dramatically different background, which can lead to variations in work styles, along with other variations. Through the use of the right Learning Management Systems (LMS), businesses can ensure everyone has the same advantage as they start work each day.

4 Learning Management Systems to Bridge Generation Gaps in Offices

TOPYX LMS

Each group comes from a dramatically different background, which can lead to variations in work styles, along with other variations. Through the use of the right Learning Management Systems (LMS), businesses can ensure everyone has the same advantage as they start work each day.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2016

TOPYX LMS

Each group comes from a dramatically diffferent background with varying work styles. eLearning is continuously evolving, and so is the content we share on our social learning blog. Below are highlights featured in our September 2016 newsletter.

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TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2016

TOPYX LMS

Each group comes from a dramatically diffferent background with varying work styles. eLearning is continuously evolving, and so is the content we share on our social learning blog. Below are highlights featured in our September 2016 newsletter.

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Generations at War

CLO Magazine

While it is helpful for leaders to identify their own work style and values, they should also understand the priorities of those they manage, and understand that younger workers show respect for core values as much as any other generation. Walter Thompson conducted a study on millennials and found them to be a generation brimming with adult-like respect for American institutions, family values and work ethics, despite a few quirks.

Recipe For Disaster

Nick Leffler

To put this into context, imagine working with a new application being developed within an organization. What better way to look at the success a working out loud mentality can bring you than to look at the alternative. Work in Silos. What better way to make sure nobody knows what anybody else is doing than to separate everyone’s work? Make sure nobody has visibility into anybody else’s work, wouldn’t want to give away the surprise!

Who’s Leading Innovation?

CLO Magazine

This is of particular concern as some things leaders must do fall beyond, and may conflict with, their normal work styles. Leaders are critical to create and sustain an innovation culture, but new research suggests they also might be the weakest link.

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Individuals Also to Blame in Work-Life Flexibility Failure

CLO Magazine

Employers and managers aren’t the only ones able to dictate work-life flexibility. 20 For years, the mandates for more work-life flexibility were directed at organizations and management, but workplace and academic experts say the boss or company are no longer the ones to solely blame for flexibility failure. Increasingly, the challenge is for risk-averse employees to focus less on sweeping transformative change and instead make small everyday shifts in work style.

How to Retrain for a Second Career

CLO Magazine

When factored into learning design, understanding employees’ personalities and what motivates them at work can make it easier to retrain an individual. Researcher Wayne Cascio of the University of Colorado Denver, for example, won a 2010 Losey Award for his work indicating that unforeseen fallout from downsizing frequently produces negative financial returns. Those working in a capacity exhibiting their natural talents often describe loving what they do.

Online Global Business Resource Tool and Training

Take an e-Learning Break

A simple, validated, self-assessment questionnaire , available in 14 languages, that instantly creates an individual’s profile of work-style preferences. Video scenarios and interactive exercises that illustrate core cultural dimensions that play out in the work place. This web-based tool provides quick and easy access to. extensive knowledge on how to conduct business effectively with people from. countries around the world.

Informal learning: Why it matters to a business

ProProfs

According to CARA’s 2010 Survey on social media impact, nearly 70% of what is learned in life and at work happens through informal and social learning. For business owners, this can be a great opportunity to get in touch with employees and make work meaningful.

Use Employee Health As a Performance Engine

CLO Magazine

The 2012 Towers Watson “Staying @ Work Survey Report” stated, “This year’s survey results show a strong link between highly effective health and productivity strategies and strong human capital and financial results.” Essentially, if employees engage in healthy behaviors, they are more likely to bring their best energy and selves to their work and teams, which fuels business performance.

Transactional analysis and time management

From the Coleface

One activity that stood out for me was completing the “Working Styles Questionnaire” This identifies 5 of the underlying scripts that underpin our behaviour and which ones we tend to rely on most. Scripts are particulalry pertinent to time management as when people are working under pressure they often seem to “revert to type” As a person looking in, rather than being in the thick of a situation, the answers may be obvious.

From basketball courts to Nintendo rooms, here are 9 of Chicago’s hottest tech offices

mLevel

How the space informs company culture: Our space was designed to help us celebrate our industry, promote gratifying relationships with colleagues, and simply provide for a highly supportive and rewarding work environment. Related: Best Startups to Work for in Chicago.

The Difference Between a Coach, Mentor, and Consultant?

Your Training Edge

Finally, we must determine the scope of the person’s work. Many mentor relationships are self-selected – keep in mind that a coach is usually assigned to a person or a team, whereas mentor relationships usually spring from mutual interests, work styles, and histories. The consultant works on a specific agenda, as determined by the organization and the consultant.