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5 Things to Consider for Ideal Learning Venues

It’s common for venues to claim to be one-size-fits-all, but most are equipped for one type of event and ill-suited for others. So how do you find the ideal venue for your group’s needs? To help you navigate the labyrinth of offerings, the expert planning team at The National Conference Center has put together a comprehensive list of key factors any planner should consider when selecting a venue for a meeting, training or event. Click below to download this White paper.

508 Compliance: Beginner's Guide to Captions for Training Videos

As technology continues to advance, video accessibility will become more and more important – both in terms of legal requirements and the needs of our world.  Captions have become much more ubiquitous with the growth of online video. Laws continue to close the accessibility gap by requiring captioning in more places where video is found, but people are also starting to appreciate the universal benefits of transcription and captioning.  As video continues to dominate the web and other public spaces, captioning will become less of an afterthought and more of a necessity in an increasingly accessible world. Download this Guide for an excellent introduction to captioning (vs subtitles) their importance to learners and even their role in risk management (see pages start on #24!).

508 Compliance: Video Accessibility Checklist

Accessibility is becoming ever more important to organizations seeking to make all learning accessible and those who want to manage risk through compliance and even where 508 compliance isn\'t required, through best practices in instructional and training videos.   Click below to download this excellent resources, attend the webinar and watch for the companion piece in your InBox soon, "Beginner\'s Guide to Captions for Training Videos"

6 Tips for Avoiding Workforce Planning Pitfalls

Executing talent management activities before they’re needed is an earmark of a successful business. With aging workforces and a shortage of critical talent being among the biggest challenges facing today’s businesses, strategic workforce planning – the discipline of forecasting future gaps between demand and supply of critical talent, to ensure that you have the appropriate workforce mix three, five or ten years from now – has become one of HR’s most important responsibilities.

7 Keys to Building a Sales Coaching Culture

CSO Insights’ 2017 Sales Manager Enablement Report compared the win rates on forecasted sales opportunities between companies with a formalized approach to coaching—meaning there is a standard approach used by all sales managers—to those companies where coaching strategies were entirely left up to the manager or done informally. Their findings provide proof as to why a sales coaching initiative at your company is so important: companies who had adopted a formal approach to sales coaching achieved a win-rate on forecasted deals that was 19% higher. In short, developing a strong sales coaching culture offers a great ROI. And great leverage: Each sales manager trained is then empowered to improve the win rates of every sales rep on their team. Here are seven keys that will move you in that direction.

7 Questions to Help Evaluate the Effectiveness of Your Learning Management System

How do you know if your learning management system is effective in developing your employees? As talent leaders, you need to upskill, reskill, and continually expand your employees\' capabilities. The urgency of developing your workplace has never been greater. Here\'s why: 34% employees have already left a job because they lacked career development opportunities. Effective 2020, approximately 35% of the skills needed for jobs across industries will change. According to research by SHRM, over 50% of HR professionals believe the skills shortage has gotten worse instead of better. Many use an LMS to help solve for these challenges, but most learning platforms aren\'t equipped with effective tools to tie learnings to long terms skills and career development. That\'s where this guide comes in. Get the 7 questions you should be asking now to see if your platform can solve these challenges.

7 Steps to an Effective Serious Game or Gamification Implementation

No matter how fun your game-based solution is supposed to be, you will still need a plan for launching it, promoting it, and measuring it. How will you communicate about the game? Will you require players to play? How will you incentivize play... or do you need to incentivize?

A Case For Coaching: Growing Leaders & Creating a Culture of Development

WHAT IS A COACHING CULTURE? Culture shapes behaviors inside the organization and a coaching culture is one deliberately focused on growing and nurturing talent in order to deliver key results, strengthen leadership capacities, increase retention and deepen engagement. A culture that has cultivated a coaching approach to development often demonstrates some of the following characteristics: • Giving and receiving feedback in the service of being at one’s best • Focusing on opportunities to help members of one’s team grow • Operating in teams with clear goals and roles • Developing others when it matters most • Asking and empowering more than telling and fixing When coaching is embedded through all levels of an organization it becomes the predominant approach to working and leading together with a goal of building a best-in-class organization by building great leaders. Click below to download this White Paper.

A Perspective on Competencies

A Perspective on Competencies by Hale Associates.

A Reason For Learning Every Season

As a training program manager, you likely spend a significant amount of time thinking about how to increase employee participation to ensure impact, value, and return on investment. Check out BizLibrary\'s "A Reason For Learning Every Season" resource to foster marketing & awareness for learning and development, so you can help your people take it upon themselves to learn something new and improve efficiency. Click below to download this White paper.

A SilkRoad TalentTalk Report: The State of Talent Management 2014

Looking ahead in 2014 and beyond, constant change will be the new normal for talent management professionals. Market forces and other external trends continue to reverberate in the industry, among them:   A rapidly evolving, complex regulatory environment Economic turbulence, uncertain growth, and financial markets that behave unpredictably, with implications for budgeting and talent acquisition Disruptive technologies applied to HR, such as predictive analytics and social technology, combined with techniques for ensuring the privacy and security of employee data A diverse workforce, which occasionally includes three or even four generations in the same workplace, as some Baby Boomers delay or work into retirement. At the same time, the temporary workforce swells—up to 2.7 million in 2013, more than three-quarters of a million higher since 2009 Geographically distributed workforces and “road warriors” make it difficult to administer policies, processes and procedures Problems attracting skilled workers, particularly in professional services, technology, engineering, medicine, and other specialized industries A talent management software market that has consolidated, giving professionals a more integrated set of solutions to choose from

An Adult Learning Process For Discovery Learning

The five-step adult-learning process is an approach to experiential learning, often called discovery learning, which creates an environment where learners realize, for themselves, what they need to know and/or do differently  

Applying Flipped Learning & Video Tips

Although variations of the flipped ideology have been around for years, Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams are considered pioneers of the movement since their adoption of the flipped classroom in 2007.       The idea of the flipped classroom is simple: take what\'s typically done in the classroom (lecture, direct instruction) and provide that for students to view at home, or outside of class, in the form of a video.  

Are Teams Broken? Or Just Not Using Their Heads – Team Thinking in a New Light

Paper in Brief Discover the limits of “feel good” teambuilding activities, especially when critical business results are on the line Explore a thinking-based system to help teams build trust faster, streamline communications, make better decisions and get the benefit of diverse perspectives Learn how to apply the latest research on thinking and team effectiveness to achieve specific business objectives, whether the team is virtual or co-located, intact or cross functional Get practical tips for overcoming three common team challenges

B2B Sales Has Changed – Why Your Training Should, Too

Just as B2B sales strategies must adapt to increasingly savvy buyers, sales training must change too. This brief discusses how newer training content and methods can result in a better, smarter sales force.

Benefits of Mobile Learning

Research shows that mobile learning results in better retention than other training models. Discover why training organizations use mobile devices to embrace online learning content. Among the many benefits, mobile devices enable learning from anywhere a user can connect to the Internet—in turn, allowing a more flexible training schedule.  

Best Practices for Employee Development in 2014

Will your employees flourish in 2014? If you have a big budget there’s no problem launching a host of great HR programs. If not, here are some simple things you can do for employees in the coming year. Pick the ones that best suit your organization.

Beyond Smiley Sheets: Measuring the ROI of Learning and Development

A recent report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development found that evaluation was a top priority among learning and development (L&D) professionals (Personnel Today staff, 2012). Despite this fact, calculating return on investment (ROI) on development programs is still rarely done; a McKinsey Quarterly report found that only 8 percent of organizations actually evaluate the value of L&D initiatives (Palmer, 2010). And too often, those who do track ROI rarely go beyond asking for feedback from participants immediately after the event.

Beyond The Sales Process

Beyond the Sales Process focuses on the frontline of engagement with customers. It is specifically intended for salespeople, account managers, their managers, and sales leaders, as well as others who have responsibilities and pressures associated with developing and winning business, and those who are tasked with extending and expanding their relationships with customers.

Binge-worthy Learning: How to Engage and Entertain Audiences

With the next full season of your favorite show just a click and a mindless weekend away, what could that mean for learning? If binge-watching is the new norm, is binge-learning next? Organizations know they need to do a better job of providing rich and interactive learning experiences. Download the whitepaper for tips on taking the characteristics of binge-worthy TV and applying them to your learning programs, including:   Five simple steps to keep learners engaged and coming back for more How to determine the right formula for the length and delivery method of your learning and development programs Tips for enlisting a stellar cast of characters to deliver the lesson

Bite Size is the Right Size: How Microlearning Shrinks the Skills Gap

Attention spans are dropping at the same time technology is advancing, leading to a digital skills gap costing the U.S. economy 1.3 trillion dollars in lost productivity. Therefore there’s an ever-growing need for new and better ways to teach, learn and train the 21st century workforce -- and Microlearning is the solution. This white paper is designed to educate L&D professionals on the advantages microlearning can offer their organizations and a brief introduction on how to create it. In this white paper you’ll learn: Why microlearning is better for learners Why microlearning is better for trainers and creators The principles of effective microlearning and how to create it for your own organization  

Blended Learning: Let's Get Beyond the Hype

I spent this summer writing the second edition of my book Web-Based Training. One of the topics that required updating was blended learning. In the four years since the book was published, the term has taken on several new means. In my research I found the term blended learning referred to four different concepts.

Bob Pike's - 3 Steps to Success: Your First 90 Days

What are the 3 Steps to Success YOU can take in your first 90 days to facilitate your own success?  We often have the tendency to look around us and see how others are doing things, and then assume, often wrongly, that that is how we must do things. Here are steps that every successful consultant, either knowingly or unknowingly, has followed in achieving success.

Boosting Learning with Memory Techniques

Download this interview with memory expert Ida Shessel to gain a deeper understand of how our memories work and how your can help yourself and others use your memory more effectively to improve how well you learn.
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