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.
E-learning is already known to be the most efficient and cost effective way to deliver training to a workforce. However, the best way to truly prepare employees for meeting organisational objectives is to focus the training on three major areas of skill development. Using a learning solution that is capable of delivering optimal training on each type of skill and checking for comprehension by examining the outcomes from other HR processes will drive performance within the company as employees develop their soft, functional and compliancebased skills.
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.
Learning Management Systems (LMS) allow companies to focus on the right component of the learning process – and that is the learning. Administrative activities like registering for training or recording training completion are automated. Required compliance programs can be delivered online, reducing costs. Managers can share training feedback that supports the company’s business goals.
The retail market is growing, presenting employees with more opportunities to find jobs that provide training, development and career progression-something today’s workforce demands. With improvement in the retail sector comes increased pressure to win the war for talent. This three-step checklist will help you identify your talent management strengths and weaknesses so you can recruit and retain the best people.
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!
It’s harder than ever for restaurants to retain employees. Hourly workers have more job opportunities, especially with the rise of on-demand work in the gig economy. Now, restaurateurs don’t just have to worry about employees leaving to work at other restaurants — they need to worry about them leaving the industry altogether. In order to fight this turnover, restaurants need to provide employees with clear development opportunities in the workplace.
In this ebook, we’ll explore:
• How restaurants can invest in their people through innovative training programs
• The core aspects of developing an engaging development program in your business
• Success stories from three industry leaders in the field of talent development
This flagship programme presents an outstanding executive development opportunity for senior leaders. It ensures wide ranging and thorough reflection upon your contribution as a strategic leader and the opportunity to develop a refreshed external perspective on your business.
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.
Virtual learning solutions ensure that your employees, customers, and partners have instant access to the training and resources they need to be successful. Now you can deliver highly interactive learning environments that can be accessed anywhere, anytime, from any device. Explore the benefits of implementing a virtual learning solution with the Virtual Learning for Dummies eBook.
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.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Jul 24, 2014
Build or buy? When manufacturers have sought new leaders, they have typically done both: grooming talent in-house and paying market rates for the best thinkers and managers.
With the growing STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) shortage, companies will be harder-pressed to buy – and keep – top technical talent. Emerging and established leaders will command premium prices and field continual offers, increasing the likelihood they’ll make frequent job changes, taking their industry and institutional knowledge with them. As a consequence, manufacturers will need to build their talent pipeline, empower knowledge workers with the tools and intelligence they need to succeed, and provide professional development opportunities that exceed what competitors offer.
This will be a marathon, not a sprint. What’s key to making the race for talent successful: virtual training environments that accelerate learning and innovation.
Published By: Tribridge
Published Date: Feb 09, 2015
Delivering great content is often the biggest stumbling block to effective learning in many organizations. A sensible content strategy can help any organization jump-start, rebuild, or enhance its learning initiatives.