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Best Practices: Five ways learning managers can make a strategic contribution

The reality of business today means that organizations will have to grow the talent they need when they can’t find it. Developing talent internally over the long term will be most of the solution. You’ll want some recommendations in your back pocket when your CEO turns to you for answers. Learning managers will be seen as the go-to resources when it comes to compensating for major skill gaps in talent. By socializing learning, mobilizing the technology, creating strategic stretch assignments, partnering with institutions, and speaking to the bottom line, HR can make learning an integral solution to filling skill gaps in the organization.

Blended Learning Instructional Design: A Modern Approach

As instructional designers we are constantly being bombarded with new technologies and new trends. It’s difficult to distinguish which are fads, and which are worthy of our investments of time and resources. The safest, and often most expedient course of action is to continue to focus on the delivery technology we know is NOT a fad, the traditional classroom. After all we’ve been using the traditional classroom forever, how can we possibly go wrong teaching in a classroom in front of an audience? As new technologies, like the virtual classroom, eLearning, and social media, are introduced, we continue to play it safe by trying to make these technology experiences replicate the classroom.

ROI of Coaching

As HR investments become more data-driven, coaching must deliver on its ROI evidence gap. At BetterUp, we’ve created a model that can effectively measure the impact of coaching on the bottom line. Download our paper to learn: How coaching ROI has been measured in the past, and why these methods are flawed Which inputs are factored into our ROI algorithm How we map the ROI of coaching to tangible business results

10 Big Impact Areas for Microlearning

Here are 10 Big Impact Areas for Microlearning. Click below to download the white paper.

14 Ways to Use Video for Formal & Informal Employee Training

As today\'s organizations stare down the challenges of ever-increasing compliance regulations, unpredictable turnover, and rapidly expanding cultural and learning style changes among employees, companies are looking for new ways to automate and scale their training efforts. More and more, they\'re finding that help in video. Adaptable to both formal and informal learning needs, video overcomes today\'s most common training challenges. It helps instructors increase training quality, speed and effectiveness — all while significantly lowering program costs. But of course, today\'s learning and development professionals already understand the potential that technology can offer in the modern training environment. Their real challenge? Convincing their organizations to do more. In this paper, we help L&D practitioners tackle that challenge head on, including: • 5 benefits that help convince your decision makers to use video in more ways • 14 ideas for supporting and scaling formal and informal learning with video • 1 technology — the video platform — that simplifies the use of video for L&D Video training is no longer a novel idea. It\'s the new normal. Make sure your organization isn\'t missing out. Click below to download this White paper.

15 Ways To Enhance Employee Onboarding With Video

You’ve found your team’s next superstar — that new hire with the right mix of expertise and enthusiasm with a ton of potential to help your business do great things. But unlocking all that promise takes more than just handing them a laptop and assigning them a desk.   More compelling than a handbook and more cost-effective than on-location events and seminars, video is one of the best employee onboarding investments a company can make. With the right video platform and onboarding program in place, employees learn more, feel more connected and remain loyal longer — all at a significant cost savings to the company. Find out more in this new free guide to using video to support employee onboarding!

18 Ways to Improve Sales Training with Video

How to use video in your sales enablement practice to help your reps ramp up more quickly, sell more efficiently, and share best practices more easily. Click below to download this Whitepaper.  

2017 State of Employee Engagement Report

Most organizations agree that talent is their most important asset, but the results of a new survey show that most businesses are not in tune with employee perceptions around key talent imperatives, including engagement, training and career development. Reaching 1,800 HR leaders and employees across the U.S. and the UK, the recent 2017 State of Employee Engagement Survey conducted by Saba Software highlights the challenges many organizations face in capturing consistent employee feedback and accurately assessing engagement across the organization. The survey also warns of gaps between the perception and reality of talent management program effectiveness, and the impact on critical talent outcomes. This report delves deeper into the survey findings, providing insight organizations can use to close potential gaps that exist between business leaders and employees in critical areas, including feedback and engagement, training, performance management and career development.

2018 Learning Trends Report

Use this report to help you consider the best tools and technologies for helping workers (aka “learners”) get stuff done and get it done well. Identify tools you want to keep using, stop using, start using, or improve how you use them. Here’s what you’ll find: Information about what L&D professionals actually did in 2017, and what they plan to do in 2018. Emerging trends for 2018 and beyond. Top roadblocks to delivering effective training and how those have changed over time. The training topics L&D professionals view as most important in 2018. Our insights into the data.

2018 New Year's Training Resolutions

Making resolutions can be a practical way to reflect on and determine goals that are important to you in the upcoming year. To see results for resolutions in your employee training program, it’s a good idea to focus in on one or two at a time. Your goals may be anything from figuring out how to fit employee training into your organization’s budget, to giving your program’s ROI a boost with post-training reinforcement. There is always room for improvement, and the new year is the perfect time to set new goals for your training program. In this guide, you\'ll find: 7 different employee training resolutions Key data to understand each one First steps toward the results you’re looking for Click below to download this White Paper.

2019 Learning and Development Global Sentiment Survey

How are your plans for learning technologies in 2019 looking? If you think there’s too much noise out there, and not enough hard fact, you’re not alone. Since 2014, the Learning & Development (L&D) Global Sentiment Survey, sponsored by OpenSesame and conducted by Donald H Taylor, Chair of the Learning and Performance Institute, has asked L&D professionals across the globe: “What do you think will be hot in L&D next year?” Use the results of this year\'s survey to uncover what’s really happening in learning technology to help you plan your L&D strategies for 2019 and beyond, based on hard numbers and sound analysis. 

2019 Training Trends Report

Hot off the press! The Omnipress annual Training Trends Report is now available! For the third consecutive year, Omnipress conducted a survey of more than 100 training and continuing education professionals. The results reveal emerging trends in learning, technology and program delivery. They also give insight into how other organizations are managing both the opportunities and challenges facing today’s education professionals.  The 2019 Training Trends report provides industry data you can use to leverage your organization’s greatest asset for engaging new and existing learners—education.   2019 Training Trends Report   This year’s report indicates that 51% of respondents currently offer at least 11 different programs or courses, with 60% of respondents expecting to increase that number in 2019. The good news is that the perceived value of ongoing training and continuing education for industry professionals is on a steady rise. But this increase in programming does present some significant challenges for training pros who already manage a broad portfolio and wide array of responsibilities—particularly as they are also tasked with navigating changes in learner preferences and emerging trends and technologies.   Some of the questions and themes explored in this report include: How are organizations delivering their educational programs today, and what changes to they foresee in the future? What challenges are organizations facing in delivering this content? How much are organizations focusing on new and emerging trends? Are organizations prepared for young professionals?

22 Tips For Better Sales Readiness

Able, adjusted, all systems go, apt, equipped, fit, in order, organized, planned, prepared, primed, qualified, rehearsed, set. These are all synonyms for the word ready. The question is, can you really be sure that these words apply to your sales team? To help you not only shift the way you think about sales readiness, but actually take steps towards ensuring your own sales organization’s readiness, we have compiled 22 tips to guide you.  

23 Microlearning Models for Strategy Planning

Why involve your SMEs and leaders? In doing our work of implementing Microlearning, we often have to design creative ways to help our clients easily understand the process. One of the best approaches is to involve SMEs, stakeholders and leaders. Encourage them to visualize and brainstorm decision-making points. When they are involved, they provide valuable guidance and experience the process as well. They feel and visualize the ideas. The 23 models and post-it notes brainstorming makes the process both educational and well thought out. When team members meet to discuss plans, problems and solutions, they can refer to the 23 models as a possible source of solutions.  Click below to download this white paper.  

3 Tips for Helping Workers Manage Stress

Stress can wreak havoc on a workplace. From tight deadlines to budget crunches, personal problems to health issues, stress of all kinds can decrease productivity and affect employee morale. And certain seasons—especially the end of the year, with the pressure of the holiday—can bring extra stress. What can an empathetic employer do to help? Click below to download this White paper.

3 Ways Leaders Can Prepare for the Future of Work

It’s a busy time to be a futurist. The pace of change in the workplace continues to accelerate. Expectations of people leaders to effectively move their organizations and teams forward have seismically shifted. And that is likely only to continue. Shelley Robbins, PhD, senior faculty chair of masters programs in business at Capella University, recently discussed this topic as part of a panel at the BetterUp Shift conference, which delved into the science of talent development in a world where people enablement will be the way of the future. The following are Robbins’ takeaways from the panel on how people leaders can prepare for the future of work.

4 Most Common Types of Learning Cultures

In this whitepaper, you\'ll learn:   What learning culture "fit" means for training, development, and growth What issues arise when a company operates under the wrong learning culture How to measure the success and strength of your learning culture

4 Steps to Build Your (and others') Thinking Agility

Discover the impact of a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous (VUCA) world on current and future leadership requirements.    Learn how thinking agility will help you and your leaders adapt, focus and get more done in a rapidly changing and increasingly noisy environment. Explore four specific steps you can take to build your own and others’ thinking agility. Create your own action plan from the provided checklists to start putting better thinking to work for better performance and results.

4 Things Business Coaches Need to Know

Mentoring. Managing. Counseling. Coaching. Many people use these terms more or less interchangeably when referring to people management in the workplace. However, the truth is managing someone is fundamentally different than mentoring someone. When it comes to the concept of coaching in the workplace, the difference is even more stark.

4 Ways Generation Z Will Change the Workplace

From a generational perspective, we have frankly been fixated on Millennials. Countless articles have been written about Millennials (born 1981-1996) and how they have fundamentally changed societal norms. They\'re not buying homes. They refuse to get married. They don\'t eat cereal. They\'re killing golf. You name it. The reality is, however, that as the oldest Millennials approach their 40s, they are starting to fall into more traditional conventions. They are getting married. They are buying homes. They are having kids. And when it comes to the workplace, they are starting to settle into leadership roles and are adopting the organizational expectations that come with that.

5 Potential Pitfalls in Sales Training

We have identified five potential areas of failure in sales process/sales methodology implementation in the midst of data-driven sales transformation.  These areas are broad and multifaceted, but we have explained them within the context of the business issue, and their effects on process implementation, as well as the way that shifting process implementations can affect business issues.

5 Reasons Bite-Sized Learning Helps Retention

Many studies show the more direct we are in our approach to learning, the greater the depth and length of retention. More specifically, the clearer we make our learning, the easier it becomes for someone to remember. So, the clear path to learning is making it simple. And making it simple means breaking it down into small parts. Click below to download this white paper.

5 Reasons for Business Leaders to Invest in Higher Education

Now more than ever, business innovators like you are investing in higher education partnerships. Attracting, retaining and developing today’s workforce is more crucial–and more difficult–than ever before. As a leader, you face multiple human resource challenges, including: • Recruiting and retaining top talent in a low unemployment market • Offering the variety of benefits your diverse employee base demands • Demonstrating commitment to your employees • Supporting your organization’s need to grow and develop future leaders   Investing in higher education partnerships helps address these challenges head-on, while allowing you to positively impact your organization. And as Benjamin Franklin said best, “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” In this briefing, we’ll explore the reasons why today’s business innovators invest in higher education opportunities for their employees.

5 Reasons Why Learning & Development isn’t Working Today

Are traditional Learning & Development (L&D) approaches broken? You want to help your people develop key skills and behaviors that will propel your organization forward. Yet studies reveal employees forget up to 60% of what they hear in a typical L&D session—on the exact same day they hear it. And research shows that 7 out of 10 employees fail to ever transfer what they learn to their actual jobs. Something is clearly not working. Clinging to legacy L&D methods is no longer an option. You need a way to add strategic value to your organization—especially at a time when L&D must prove ROI and business outcomes such as retention and P&L. Read the 5 Reasons Why L&D Isn\'t Working Today, to learn: The top five reasons current L&D solutions are failing you How to move beyond L&D to get real results you can see (and measure) Why companies like Logitech and Workday are turning to one-on-one coaching at scale to create lasting behavior change
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