Training Events versus Learning Solutions

LSA Global

Training Does Not Always Makes Sense. Does training make sense” is an important question to ask. Let’s use sexual harassment training as an example to highlight Training Events versus Learning Solutions. Sexual Harassment Training.

How to Use Corporate Training Metrics to Drive Value

LSA Global

Why Measure Training? Are corporate training metrics simply an exercise in futility that pleases training experts and HR but otherwise has no meaningful value to the business? If you are only measuring training satisfaction, hours, costs, participants, programs etc.

Why Training Matters

Gina Abudi

Training should be a component of every organization’s strategic plan. Training provides significant benefits for organizations including: Providing employees the skills and knowledge necessary to move the organization forward Enabling for improved recruitment and retention of top talent Demonstrating to employees that the organization cares about them and [.]. The post Why Training Matters appeared first on Gina Abudi.

How to Build a Better Training Assessment

LSA Global

We get asked by many learning and talent leaders about How to Build a Better Training Assessment. We believe that the fundamental purpose of a training assessment should be to answer the questions: “What is holding us back?” Customize and target talent development.

How to Ensure Smart Talent Management

LSA Global

Smart Talent Management. Smart talent management is all about deploying your workforce where they need to be, doing what they’re good at, when they need to be there. Smart talent management is doing it right, individual by individual, job by job, role by role.

Is Your Plan for Talent Working?

LSA Global

Is Your Talent Ready? Is your plan for talent ready for what your business will face tomorrow? Your plan for talent must support the future success of your organization. The Definition of a Plan for Talent. Keep a Watchful Eye on Emerging Talent Trends.

3 Talent Management Consulting Tips to Keep Top Talent Performing

LSA Global

Talent management consulting experts know that winning talent management strategies are about more than just recruiting the top talent you need to thrive. Are you ready to risk losing your top talent? But irrelevant training is a waste of their time and your money.

How to Build a Better Training Assessment

LSA Global

We get asked by many learning and talent leaders about How to Build a Better Training Assessment. We believe that the fundamental purpose of a training assessment should be to answer the questions: “What is holding us back?” Customize and target talent development.

Why Invest in Talent Management

LSA Global

Do Your Leaders Invest in Talent Management? Among all the investments you can make as a leader to grow your company, don’t, for heaven’s sake, neglect to invest in talent management…attracting, engaging, developing and retaining your top talent. Train your interviewers.

4 Learning Tips to Better Support Talent Management

LSA Global

If you are in charge of talent management at your organization, wouldn’t you welcome better, more effective ways of learning? Here are four helpful tips as you undertake to upgrade the knowledge and skills of your workforce as part of your talent management strategy.

Skills vs. talents

Seth Godin Blog

If it's important, but innate, it's a talent. If even one person is able to learn it, if even one person is able to use effort and training to get good at something, it's a skill. It's entirely possible that some skills are easier for talented people to learn.

Do Employees Really Value Training as Much as a Raise?

LSA Global

Do Employees Really Value Training as Much as a Raise? According to a recent study of nearly 5,000 workers in Spain by Santiago Budría of the University of Madeira, company-provided training has the same effect on job satisfaction as a 17.7%

Product Training versus Sales Training – Which Matters Most?

LSA Global

Product Training Versus Sales Training – Which Matters Most? Many of our clients who are moving from selling products to selling more complex solutions struggle with the concept of product training versus sales training. Product training versus Sales Training?

3 Talent Management Consulting Tips to Keep Top Talent Performing

LSA Global

Talent management consulting experts know that winning talent management strategies are about more than just recruiting the top talent you need to thrive. Are you ready to risk losing your top talent? But irrelevant training is a waste of their time and your money.

America's Got Talent

Strategy+Business

Maybe it needs more training

5 Steps to Hiring the Right Talent

LSA Global

As you purposefully build your company and your corporate culture, selecting the right talent—the talent that fits the job and your organization—is critical. Make these five steps part of your talent management process to hire talent that fits : Conduct a Job Analysis.

Is More Effective Training the Answer?

LSA Global

More Effective Training Creates More Effective Performance. Three Requirements for More Effective Training. We have a hunch that ineffective training is part of the problem. For any training to have the desired impact, you need four things: #1.

Do Employees Really Value Training as Much as a Raise?

LSA Global

Do Employees Really Value Training as Much as a Raise? According to a recent study of nearly 5,000 workers in Spain by Santiago Budría of the University of Madeira, company-provided training has the same effect on job satisfaction as a 17.7%

How to Link Your Talent Management Strategy to Your Business Strategy

LSA Global

Link Your Talent Management Strategy to Your Business Strategy. We believe that the purpose of talent management is to have the right person in the right role at the right time. Why The Link Between the Business and Talent Matters. Evaluate Talent.

Join Our 2015 Strengths Communicator Training

Leadership Vision Consulting

Leadership Vision is offering an opportunity for you to join the Strengths Communicator Training in 2015. About the Training. By the end of the training, you will know how to lead others through a one-to-one StrengthsFinder conversation around their top five themes of strength.

Talent Management: A Checklist for Onboarding New Talent

LSA Global

If you are in charge of talent management , it is important to do it right. Smart talent managers use a highly experiential learning approach combined with a robust knowledge management system to effectively and efficiently share the basics.

Labour Retention: How you can create ‘Sticky’ Talent

Confessions of a Consultant

The book attempted to distil the methods deployed by the best-managed companies to create what’s sometimes referred to as sticky talent. Don’t take talent for granted. Keep focused on your best people.

9 Talent Management Questions to Test If You are On the Right Track

LSA Global

Talent Management Questions to Test If You are On the Right Track. If you truly want to attract, develop, engage and retain a high performing workforce, you have to break through talent management barriers – outmoded ways of thinking about talent in old-fashioned and ineffective ways.

Top Ten Ways to Attract Top Talent in 2018

Cheryl Cran

We are in an increasingly competitive environment when it comes to attracting top talent. A lot of companies are looking at unorthodox and progressive ways to find talent for jobs that need to be filled right now. Start l ooking for talent when they are young.

How to Gain and Develop Digital Talent and Skills

BCG

Article Wednesday, July 19, 2017 As digital transformation continues to disrupt the workplace, companies must begin now to hire, train, and retain new pools of skilled digital talent. Article

When Companies Should Invest in Training Their Employees — and When They Shouldn’t

Harvard Business

companies spent over $90 billion dollars on training and development activities in 2017, a year-over-year increase of 32.5 %. Training is useful at times but often fails, especially when it is used to address problems that it can’t actually solve. Photodisc/Getty Images.

Talent Matters Even More than People Think

Harvard Business

Leaving aside luck, which equates to confessing that we don’t really know, there are really just two explanations: talent and effort. Talent concerns the abilities, skills, and expertise that determine what a person can do. Effort concerns the degree to which the person deploys their talents. Clearly, some people are both talented and hard-working, but there is often a tension between the two. How talent management is changing. Is talent overrated?

3 Ways Social Entrepreneurs Can Solve Their Talent Problem

Harvard Business

The second most important problem, finding and keeping talented people (36%), becomes crucial as entrepreneurs secure some funding. Three-quarters of funded, early-stage companies believe the inability to access the talent they need will have a critical impact on their businesses.

The Barriers to Recruiting and Employing Digital Talent

Harvard Business

Finding digital talent is one of the biggest challenges facing companies today. In our work with a dozen industrial firms in Germany and Scandinavia, we’ve studied how they try to increase the digital skills of their workforces — from creating accelerators to training internal talent — and we’ve observed how some of these common strategies present their own difficulties. A third strategy for finding digital talent is through bottom-up initiatives.

To Combat Harassment, More Companies Should Try Bystander Training

Harvard Business

Many provide anti-sexual harassment training. It also costs billions in lost productivity, wasted talent, public penalties, private settlements, and insurance costs. ICHIRO/Getty Images.

You Can’t Delegate Talent Management to the HR Department

Harvard Business

Successfully identifying, developing, and retaining leadership talent is critical for any organization’s long-term success. That’s why many of them, particularly the largest ones, rely on full-time “talent management” professionals, who work in coordination with other parts of HR. These talent management people create processes for assessing leadership capabilities and set the strategy for upgrading leadership talent over time.

To Better Train Workers, Figure Out Where They Struggle

Harvard Business

When it comes to training and workforce development, lots of them. In a 2014 survey , 55% of executives said a major constraint to investing in training was that they did not know how to measure success. It has trained and placed 11,000 graduates into entry-level jobs in four sectors: health care, tech, retail/sales, and skilled trades. The metrics we track include: productivity, cost savings in recruitment and training, quality, retention, and speed to promotion.

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How to Accelerate Productivity of Your New Talent

LSA Global

The statistics on the high dissatisfaction rate of new employees should capture the attention of every HR department and leader looking to engage, develop and retain high performing talent. Train on systems.

Companies Can Address Talent Shortages by Partnering with Educators

Harvard Business

” “Our goal,” it stated, “must be to develop the talents of all to their fullest.” The talents of all are not being developed to their fullest, and many U.S. million job openings , which companies are struggling to find the right talent to fill. These businesses consult on and oversee curriculum; provide internships, training aids, and equipment; and, most importantly, mentor and hire our students. Bernhard Lang/Getty Images.

Why Do We Spend So Much Developing Senior Leaders and So Little Training New Managers?

Harvard Business

And as I neared the end of my corporate days, I realized I’d received much more management training in the last five years than I did in the first 20 years — when I really needed it — combined. What factors contribute to this training imbalance?

How Twelve Strengths in 6 Pairings Help us Tell a Story of Talents

Leadership Vision Consulting

In the last month, we have had a variety of engagements – training Strengths Communicators , taking a company through our three-step process, and a quarterly Leadership Vision Preview to those interested in learning more about who we are, what we offer, and what differentiates us in the market.

Top 3 Outcomes from Using StrengthsFinder Training with your Team

Leadership Vision Consulting

I am a practicing consultant doing StrengthsFinder training with individuals, teams and organizations. This means a lot of my day I am talking with people about why they should invest in StrengthsFinder training with their organizations. My job is split into three main areas.

A 5-Part Process for Using Technology to Improve Your Talent Management

Harvard Business

And because organizational change tends to be driven by those who most acutely feel the pain, it’s often line managers who are the strongest champions for “talent tech”: innovations in how firms hire people, staff projects, evaluate performance, and develop talent. Gaining the most from talent tech, we find, depends on the adopting firm’s ability to confront, and ultimately reinvent, an often outdated system of interlocking processes, behaviors and mindsets.

Connecting Unemployed Youth with Organizations That Need Talent

Harvard Business

With low unemployment, the competition for talent remains fierce. Gap is joining a growing corps of large companies that are turning to an overlooked pool of entry-level talent: the 5.5 Tapping into this talent has implications for HR management, calling for new approaches to screening talent, including sourcing, selection, and role definition. Sourcing eager talent is just part of the new equation. Gap Inc.

What We Have Learned About How Employees Learn

LSA Global

Those of us charged with developing the talent our company needs to thrive, need to pay attention to what we have learned about how employees learn. We recommend that it be no more than 30 percent of any training session. Blog Talent Development Training Strategy Transfer of Training