Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Sep 25, 2013
Employee training is often seen as a luxury, especially if the workforce is being streamlined to cut costs. But a lack of investment in employee training in order to save costs can have the opposite effect. A well-trained workforce can improve business productivity and efficiency, drive innovation and development and vastly alter a customer’s perception of the business. We’ve identified the seven deadly skills that every modern employee should have in their skill set. This
paper highlights those general soft skills that are vitally important for the prosperous, innovative and efficient business.
According to a recent study, e-learning is now the most widely used method for workplace training. But talent development is more than just a learning solution – it requires an organizational commitment to training and development. This e-book offers five practical ways HR professionals can use e-learning to build a successful talent development culture in their organization.
Language training is a crowd favorite in any global company's training mix. But how valuable is it to the business?
The 2016 Rosetta Stone Business Impact Survey answered this and other key questions by surveying thousands of users of its business products. This e-book shares the key results to help human resource, learning and development, and business line leaders better understand how language impacts business.
Language training is a crowd favorite in any global company's training mix. But how valuable is it to the business? How does an organization convert the time spent conversing with virtual tutors or playing listening games into actual business value? The Rosetta Stone Business Impact Survey answered these and other questions by surveying thousands of users of its business products. This e-book shares the key results to help human resource, learning and development, and business line leaders better understand how language impacts business.
It is not uncommon for SAP system copies, including any post-editing, to take several days to complete. Meanwhile, testing, development and training activities come to a standstill, and the large number of manual tasks in the entire process ties up highly skilled SAP BASIS staff.
Enterprises are looking to automation as a way to accelerate SAP system copies and free up staff. However, this is only one part of the problem: What further complicates the system copy process is the need to safeguard sensitive data and manage huge data volumes while also ensuring that the data used in non-production systems adequately reflects the data in production systems so the quality of development, testing and training activities is not compromised.
This white paper explains how a considerable portion of the SAP system copy process can be automated using the CA Automic Automated System Copy for SAP solution and SNP T-Bone, helping enterprises become more agile.
Workforce analytics has become an essential business tool for leading companies that view workforce performance as the key to improving company results, according to a new global survey of business leaders by Harvard Business Review Analytics Services. Workforce analytics is a set of integrated capabilities (technologies, metrics, data, and processes) to measure and improve workforce performance. The goal is simple: put the right
people with the right skills in the right work, provide them with the necessary training and development opportunities, and engage and empower them to perform at their highest possible level.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Dec 13, 2016
Skillsoft has created an entirely new business skills portfolio based on in-depth research with end-users and eLearning enterprise buyers. The end result is a content pipeline of over one thousand, 3-5 minute micro-videos, packaged into over 240 new courses.
Multi-dimensional and micro-sized, the new courses are flexible training and development solutions that target the need of diverse populations, at all stages of their career.
The courses feature purposeful application of video treatments, including:
• Well-acted, interactive scenarios
• High-end animations
• “TED-talk” style presentations
• “How-to” videos
• Whiteboard tutorials
Watch a sample scenario-based course, Mobilizing Your Team to Take Action.
Founded in 2011 by entrepreneurs Allen Reagan and Walt Powell, Flix Brewhouse is the world’s only first-run movie theatre and fully functioning microbrewery. The operation faced some challenges as the business grew including a lack of of structured training program and disengaged training sessions.
With the help of Clarifi Talent Development Flix Brewhouse was able to turn it all around. With a fully functioning training program, Flix Brewhouse now has 71 custom training courses with increased sales and improved service times. With 660 active users in their online training academy, they are able to maintain high-quality service for their customers. Learn how they do it!
85% of us would rather give up water than mobile apps! We all know it—digital screens have officially invaded our lives. They have grown in popularity, enhancing our personal and professional lives, which includes the learning space. Do they really enhance the learning experience or are they just a distraction?
HR, corporate development, and employee training are rapidly approaching a new reality that’s as much science fact as science fiction. “Human Learning is About to Change Forever,” a white paper we researched in partnership with Cisco, shares nine bold predictions about how technology will impact employee training and leadership development.
Published By: Tricentis
Published Date: Nov 15, 2018
Countless QA teams continue using subpar testing tools because they can’t stand the thought of migrating thousands of test artifacts or training testers on an entirely new platform. Many would prefer the status quo of using their current toolset because they believe that a migration will be painful, or that it will slow them down. But there’s a problem with that logic: The longer they wait, the more obsolete their current toolset becomes, and the further removed QA becomes from the rest of the software development lifecycle — which often means that testing lags behind, remaining a roadblock on the agile transformation journey.
This white paper will cover:
o The true cost of using inadequate legacy tools, and why migrating now is better than waiting
o Six steps to make migration as painless as possible for your QA and development teams
o How the entire SDLC benefits from a flexible toolset that integrates quality into agile processes
eLearning has become the prevailing approach to employee onboarding, compliance training, and professional development. The efficiencies that eLearning affords stem from automation, customization and self-service. These attributes allow end users (employees and others) to access just the right training at just the right time. They also provide Learning and Development administrators the peace of mind that training will be delivered as needed, in a consistent manner and that tracking the progress of individuals will also be made simpler by automation.
Founded in 2011 by entrepreneurs Allen Reagan and Walt Powell, Flix Brewhouse is the world’s only first-run movie theatre and fully functioning microbrewery. The operation faced some challenges as the business grew including a lack of a structured training program and disengaged training sessions. With the help of Clarifi Talent Development, Flix Brewhouse was able to achieve: - A fully functioning training program - 71 custom training courses with increased sales and improved service times - 660 active users in their online training academy - Maintain high-quality service for their customers Learn how they do it!
Published By: BetterUp
Published Date: Mar 06, 2019
Research suggests that up to half of the investment your organization is making in Learning & Development (L&D) is being wasted. Employees unfortunately lose up to 75% of the information they receive through traditional L&D approaches (including learning management systems, episodic trainings, and workshops) — an effect known as the training transfer problem. In this report, discover the five critical requirements for effective behavior change and leadership development.
Proving the value of language training to business can be challenging so we decided to take the guesswork out of it. We surveyed 56,000 of our business product users to gain key insights into how language training has changed their businesses. This infographic shares the key results to help human resource, learning and development, and business line leaders better understand how language impacts business.
Coaching is all about maximising performance, regardless of whether it’s a superstar looking to reach greater heights, a new hire wanting to start off on the right foot, or even a struggling employee who needs to improve. Anyone can be a coach, as long as they have certain intangible skills and receive the proper training. The company, coach, and employee need to agree on what to improve, how to do it, and how to define success. As long as everyone is on the same page and dedicated to professional development, the end result will be employees, and a bottom line, that reach their potential.
But how can you ensure that everyone from seasoned veterans to new hires
reach their full potential?
By offering coaching. Over 70% of employees who received coaching saw an increase in work performance, relationships, and communication skills, and 80% reported having more self-confidence.
As the benefits of investment in Learning and Development continue to be signaled to the market, Chief Learning Officers and leaders of learning organizations will be taking center-stage in the transformation of their organization. In addition, companies spent just over $180 billion on corporate training last year, putting immense pressure on training leaders to show return on investment.
With the spotlight on, these CLOs and other leaders of learning organizations will be measured across three core levers; transforming the business performance of learners, creating learning experiences that engage learners, and improving the operational efficiency of the organization.
Download The Three Levers of a Successful CLO to learn the first step in aligning yourself with the three levers that business find most important.
This eBook describes techniques to maximize the effectiveness of training delivered online "live" and in real time--in terms of planning and execution to maximize engagement and retention--and to achieve measurable results.
Overland’s vision is to bring its valued customers the best range of quality fashion footwear. It needed a way to measure the effectiveness of its training and leadership development program to monitor workplace engagement. Learn how training at Overland Footwear keeps leaders connected to mission.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Nov 03, 2017
The CIPD is the professional body for HR and people development. The not-for-profit organisation champions better work and working lives and has been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years. It has more than 140,000 members across the world, provides thought leadership through independent research on the world of work, and offers professional training and accreditation for those working in HR and learning and development.
Published By: Brainshark
Published Date: Apr 24, 2015
Too often, learning is treated as an isolated activity that occurs separately from employees’ everyday work. This is changing because of employee learning styles, the speed of our global environment, and the mobility of workers. In this report you will learn to understand why today’s learning strategies are not working, examples of successful learning culture implementations, and how to build a learning culture.
"If you’ve only ever used instructor led training, the idea of moving your learning and development online can seem a little daunting. But cloud-based training can easily make e-learning a reality in your organization; with little hassle and minimal cost.
In this eBook ‘Learn to Love the Cloud’, we share our top 7 reasons it makes sense to move your training online, including:
• Saving time and money on technology wrangling
• Easy access to a huge range of content
• Greater data efficiency
• Increased learner engagement
Grab your copy of Learn to Love the Cloud and see how e-learning can save you time and money, help you be more strategic with your training, and empower your learners to take charge of their professional development. It just makes sense!"