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.
Introducing ETO Cloud for Government Agencies. Interoperable case management software designed to deliver better results by connecting people, programs, and services. Learn how it can put you in control of your organization’s data and help you produce measurable change in the communities you serve.
To successfully navigate workforce transformation, you need to consider both IT and end-user needs. Upgrading your hardware, and “right-sizing” it to fit your workforce only solves half the issue. On this video meetup we discuss the logistics, both operational and security that you’ll need to consider when managing your organization’s PC lifecycle, as well as how Dell can help get you there. This panel includes, Ian Haynes, Product Marketing Manager for Dell EMC and Jason Christensen, Dell EMC Product Development Manager.
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Technology plays an integral role in enabling businesses to have access to insightful analytics. By providing metrics on core workforce facts, workforce financials, productivity and performance, talent development and succession and human capital risk, companies are able to identify those 10- 15 metrics most important to business goals. This will enable them to present the Board of Directors with a comprehensive and concise story of workforce capabilities. The best place, we suggest, is with expert, practical guidance. Download this informative resource.
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: Aug 26, 2016
Success nowadays demands providing all members of the workforce with the resources they need in order to effectively respond to and support customers’ needs and expectations. More specifically, organizations must provide employees with digestible knowledge at the point of need and as quickly as possible, so they can re-learn how to resolve specific challenges, also known as microlearning.
According to research from Aberdeen, Best-in-Class companies are 60% more likely than all others to consider microlearning to be effective for employee development. This report explores the importance of microlearning, and what it can do for your business, your employees, and your customers.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Dec 06, 2016
Success nowadays demands providing all members of the workforce with the resources they need in order to effectively respond to and support customers’ needs and expectations. More specifically, organizations must provide employees with digestible knowledge at the point of need and as quickly as possible, so they can re-learn how to resolve specific challenges, also known as microlearning. According to research from Aberdeen, Best-in-Class companies are 60% more likely than all others to consider microlearning to be effective for employee development. This report explores the importance of microlearning, and what it can do for your business, your employees, and your customers.
You’re ideating while executing. With funding in hand, you must deliver. Patience? Well, it’s nonexistent. If this sounds familiar, you’re likely one of many energetic companies vying to grab the best talent possible to deliver on your mission. How well your workforce executes will depend on the quality of your onboarding and employee development.
By building an eLearning program on a Learning Management System (LMS), you’ll get newbies up to speed and free your team to focus on the heavy brain work. Here’s how the right LMS will pay off bigtime ROI.
Today's Human Resources (HR), talent and learning executives face strategic challenges, organizational challenges, economic challenges, and a plethora of tactical issues each day. Read this whitepaper to learn how to get the right tools to drive decision making.
New research has found that being a Dream Company – one that shows it cares about employees, provides them with learning and growth opportunities, and promotes work/life balance – drives retention, engagement, and talent attraction.
Study shows a decidedly scientific approach to benefits development and management, and illustrates emerging trends of benefits that are becoming “need to play,” as well as those growing substantially in popularity, emerging as “need to win.”
Setting goals is critical, but also misunderstood; so how can SMB leaders create a stronger goals-based culture to deliver the growth that employees crave?
Check out “Setting & Aligning Goals: How More Strategic Performance Management Builds a Better Workforce” to learn about how a more innovative approach to goals fuels both employee development and a healthier bottom line. This brief will show you:
• The power of aligning employee goals with the company vision
• Why goals should be SMART and CLEAR
• How to track goals in a more meaningful way
Download the brief today and learn how to make goals more impactful!
As much as we try to avoid it, performance reviews seemingly boil down to last minute gathering of notes and memories, prodded by HR chasing you down to meet deadlines.
Sound familiar? The cycle can be broken. In our latest ebook, learn about 5 strategies that help you have a more effective performance review season. Learn how to:
• align employee goals to company goals
• provide continuous feedback and coaching
• tie performance reviews to learning opportunities
• use all of the data collected to make informed and actionable decisions
Avoid the performance review spiral, download “5 Strategies for More Effective Performance Reviews” today!
31 percent of millennials reported that they would leave their current position due to lack of learning opportunities.
Younger generations are expecting more out of their work experience, which is making it harder to attract and retain top talent. We’re in the middle of a new era in terms of the way employees work and learn.
Bottom line? Learning content is one of the most significant investments when it comes to employee experience and it’s time for your company to step up to the plate.
Download our quick-guide on “4 reasons you should invest in a learning content strategy.” You’ll learn how it can change the way your company:
• attracts top talent
• onboards and attracts top talent
• retain hard-won talent
• achieve your business goals
Get your copy today.
58% of executives believe their current performance management approach neither drives engagement nor leads to high performance. It’s high time to make some changes and adapt performance management strategies to better reflect the changing dynamics of the modern workforce and ensure employees reach their potential.
Check out “10 Counterproductive Performance Management Assumptions You're Still Making” and see how you can improve your talent development initiatives to increase the productivity and impact of your employees. In this ebook, we'll touch on:
• how goals are set and achieved
• flaws and biases in manager's assessments
• what truly motivates employees
• and more
Download your copy and get started!
The majority of training and performance management processes don’t lead to more skilled and productive employees. So what’s different about the ones that do?
Download our brief, "The Absolute Must-Do’s to Build an Agile Organisation”, and learn:
• How to increase employee productivity by 37%
• What separates world-class learning and performance from ho-hum
• Real business examples of this in action
The role of learning and development has never been more important to the success of small and medium businesses, especially because of the fierce competition with big business to attract and retain top talent.
We’re amidst a disruption in the way employees work and learn. Technology, skills, and workforce demographics are shifting and evolving at a rapid pace. Employees are now sitting in the driver’s seat when it comes to their career path and companies are getting strategic with how to meet this new demand.
Read our guide “The Rise of the Holistic Learning Experience” to learn how the new role of learning and development can help your company thrive.
You’ll gain insights on:
• Consumer-driven technology changing the game
• Continuous learning and staying relevant amid change
• The holistic learner experience
Get your copy and start building a holistic learning program today.
SHL's Global Assessment Trends Report provides human resources professionals and those interested in learning about global assessment practices a comprehensive look at how organizations around the world measure talent.
Inform your HR and labor practices with this list of issues to watch, compiled and analyzed by WorkForce Software’s Director of Compliance. Honing in on U.S. wage, hour, and absence regulations, this paper runs the gamut of compliance factors, including:
• Legislative developments
• Key court decisions
• Enforcement actions
• Common employer mistakes
• Emerging trends
Preparing for the 2020 workforce is critical to business strategy, growth, and performance. To understand the challenges and opportunities, Oxford Economics and SAP surveyed over 2,700 executives and more than 2,700 employees in 27 countries during the second quarter of 2014.
We found that many companies lack the structure, strategy, culture, solutions and resources to manage employees effectively. To succeed, they must address the role and relevance of people strategy; changing demographics and evolving definitions of work; leadership ability and cultivation; employee wants and needs; and talent development.
Even with the latest devices, your mobile workforce may not have
what they need to get the job done. Without a strategy to provide them with data and applications, they’re forced to work without them or find workarounds that can compromise security.
Today’s workers are constantly on the move, and IT departments are scrambling to keep up. Access to email is not enough. You must address the legacy applications that your employees can’t easily access from their mobile devices, knowing that app development can be cost prohibitive and complex. And you have to have a strategy in place to secure and manage every application in use.