Hiring talent is the first task of any HR department. Once this is accomplished however, the trickier part begins. Competency based training is the key in making sure that every talented individual receives the training they need, since their levels of knowledge and skill vary, as do their learning preferences and speeds. Unlike content-based training, competency-based L&D programs place the trainee in the middle of everything.
Corporate mentoring is meant to aid both career development and talent management as employees acquire new skills and have a clear image of where they want to get within the organization. With the emergence of a new type of employee, however, the types of mentoring need to change in order to accommodate the non-traditional young adults. Read on to find out three new faces of mentoring.
Although it seems today’s corporate world is tailored to the very verbal and vivacious extroverts, the creativity, thoughtfulness and independence of the introverts are important in driving organizations forward. Giving them the opportunity to learn in a way that accommodates their personality will only be beneficial to all involved. E-learning is simply perfect for introverts.
Achieving success in terms of online training programs is not exactly a straightforward endeavor. L&D professionals need to find the right path to it, and it all depends on each organization’s learning needs. However, aligning L&D with organizational objectives, getting top-management on board and providing personalized learning experiences for all employees are three L&D best practices that will get them on that right path.
Being new at anything is both a stressful and an exciting situation. When it comes to management positions, the excitement is most often shadowed by all the challenges they pose. This is why onboarding is an essential step in ensuring a smooth and short transition for all involved. Although integration programs are in place for most new hires, companies tend to neglect implementing them for newly appointed managers.
E-learning is today gaining a lot of terrain in front of the classical, dusty classroom training. Online training is the future and can bring great benefits to any organization that want to prosper, and this post offers a few reasons why.
There may not a perfect recipe to create successful e-learning programs, as each organization has different learning needs. However, there are five aspects are almost always part of it: meeting technology requirements, keeping training materials organized, making them attractive and interactive, creating appropriate learning environments and getting constant feedback.
Diversity in the workplace is ultimately a good thing as different ideas and various perspectives will always lead to better solutions. It is the job of managers and learning professionals to acknowledge and value these differences to build and maintain a positive and inclusive organizational culture.
Although organizations are aware about the importance of growing internal talent to meet business needs, and make leadership development a priority, 36% of them say their leadership development practices are still below average or poor. Millennials are known to be overly eager to grow in their careers, yet very little effort seems to be put into their development.
The mechanism of learning stays the same for children as well as adults and it begins with attention, continues with discussions and always involves motivation. Social learning is the most natural version of the process. With today’s technology at hand and with e-learning becoming the norm of corporate training it is easier than ever to incorporate all the social tools and platforms.