Innovative tools like smartphone profiling apps are being used to identify candidates with the right skills and experience. This same digital revolution has also brought an array of tools that hold promise for leadership development.
Features This Issue
As companies look to managers to identify, shape and engage next gen leaders, managers need to be empowered with the knowledge, practice and coaching frameworks to be successful.
The key trends for 2017 reflect how the training industry continues to evolve. And the trends we see are not those flash in the pan, short term, hot applications – but rather, changes to the market that will have a lasting impact for years to come.
Our learners need to see why learning matters to them, why it will make their lives better. They need to believe the course will improve something they value. In short, they need to be sold.
Instead of relying on learning styles to achieve educational success, we need an alternative. That alternative is task-based design.
As the workforce becomes more diverse, not only from a generational perspective, but also bringing with it an array of educational, technical and anecdotal backgrounds, course designers face more challenges than ever to deliver compelling content.
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“Microlearning” is the employee training buzzword you’ve probably seen popping up all over the place. But is it really just a buzzword, or does it have the staying power to be more than that?
Ensuring that learning portfolios are relevant, linked to the business, and deemed effective and efficient requires organizations to engage in a learning portfolio transformation exercise.
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Thought Leaders This Issue
This is the time of year that our team at Training Industry reflects and takes inventory of the ideas that have impacted our industry over the past 12 months, and a look ahead to the trends that will impact our business moving forward.
The organizational ecosystem must be centered on real human needs, fostering social existence and learning. There are five generation agnostic hallmarks that have proven to reliably promote effective learning.
As we learn more about the brain, it appears that there is a new trend on the horizon: 95 percent of brain activity is unconscious—and in order to tap into the full potential of our employees, we have to train them to unleash the power of the unconscious.
A trending and hot topic in the world of Diversity & Inclusion, D&I as its affectionately called, is unconscious bias.
Here are three leadership lessons we learned from Alan Mulally, former CEO of Ford Motor Company, that underscore his principles and practices of working together.
As senior leaders are making a mass exit toward retirement, millennials are rising through the ranks to claim leadership positions. Organizations may have the best of intentions to properly develop new leaders, but leadership programs are falling flat.
Organizations must think carefully before investing in technology for workplace training. Blindly invest in technology and you risk losing the human element which makes the best training so engaging and motivating.
Info Exchanges This Issue
What is the value of training? This simple question heralded the start of Nestlé’s learning effectiveness journey.
A high standard of spoken English is a key commodity in contact centers and shared services, but achieving this standard can be a challenge in offshore operations, where customer service representatives speak English as a second or even third language.
Getting demonstrable results has long been the “holy grail” for training and development departments. But maybe we should think of it more as our Achilles’ heel.
What if there were a way to put learners in real-life situations in training and help them through those situations with skills they just learned? That’s where VR and AR come in, and that’s part of what OpenSesame is exploring with its Series B funding.