6 Ways HR Managers Can Use a Knowledge Base

Career Metis

Does your company have an internal knowledge base that can be accessed by all employees? If so, are you using it to the full? (If If you don’t have a knowledge base at all … you might want to brush up on why knowledge sharing is so crucial, and convince management to get on board.). Whether your knowledge base is big or small, here are six important ways you can use it to the full: 1)To Store Forms Used with Applicants, New Hires and Contractors.

How Knowledge Base Makes Your HR Work Smartly And Effectively

Get Hppy

The value of a business is a function of how well the financial capital and the intellectual capital are managed by the human capital. You’d better get the human capital part right.” – said, Dave Bookbinder. Human Resource is the lifeblood of an organization. Today, the role of HR has diversified from traditional ‘hiring and firing’ to ‘strategizing and controlling’ the overall activities in an organization.

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3 Ways to foster a knowledge based organization


3 Ways to Foster a Knowledge Based Organization. In one way or another, organizations today have realized that to confront the cut-throat competition in international market environment, it is essential to become a knowledge based organization. However, only a few rightly comprehend what it means or how to achieve the modifications necessary to transform into a knowledge based organization. What is a Knowledge based Organization?

Internal Knowledge Base: How to Create a Corporate Wiki


Information is one of the most valuable resources within your organization. . As reported by McKinsey , a single employee “spends an estimated 28 percent of the workweek managing e-mail and nearly 20 percent looking for internal information or tracking down colleagues who can help with specific tasks.” . The same McKinsey report also found that “a searchable record of knowledge can reduce, by as much as 35 percent, the time employees spend searching for company information.”.

Recruiting Science - The Truth Behind Analytics and AI for Talent Attraction

Speaker: Andrew Gadomski, Managing Director, Aspen Analytics

The truth is: it is both. The human heart and mind will always be necessary parts of a successful recruitment process. And, we have the science to back up the data and decipher it. In this webinar, Data and Analytics Expert Andrew Gadomski will share the truth about Artificial Intelligence Today, where we can expect it to be tomorrow and and how it impacts talent attraction, recruiting, and employee retention. Language & Get the Most Out of What You ARE Using.

5 Ways A Knowledge Base Can Cut Employee Training Time


Training new employees to tap their highest potential is essential for business success. As success of any organization is directly tied to employee skill and performance, gaps in training can prove. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR millennials onboarding small business hr training

6 Good Reasons to Have a Personal Knowledge Base

HR Daily Advisor

Does your company maintain a knowledge base? A knowledge base is essentially a virtual warehouse with important info, lessons, training tips, and all of that personnel data that HR has amassed. However, just as important as it is to have a public, online knowledge base software, keeping a private, internal knowledge base is equally important. It Can Track the History of Past Projects, Making Budgeting Easier.

The Twine Guide to Building Your Knowledge Base

Twine App

We’ve created this guide to help you build the perfect knowledge base. In it, you’ll find actionable advice on how to plan, design and build your knowledge library. We’ve kept it in plain English, avoiding jargon whenever possible, much in the same way we advise you to do in your Knowledge Library. The break-down is as follows: . Learn what a knowledge base is and why you need one. Introduction.

The Twine Guide to Building Your Internal Knowledge Base

Twine App

We’ve created this guide to help you build the perfect internal Knowledge Base. We’ve kept it in plain English, avoiding jargon whenever possible, much in the same way we advise you to do in your Knowledge Base. The break-down is as follows: Chapter 1 – What and why. Learn what a knowledge base is and why you need one. Chapter 4 – The case for maintenance. Keep your knowledge base relevant.

No One’s Using Your Google Drive Knowledge Base? Read This.


Here at Spoke, we’ve spoken to people at many, many companies who at some point decided to use Google Drive as a knowledge base. And from almost every one of those people, we’ve heard almost the exact same thing: “We spent a lot of time creating and organizing documents in Google Drive so people could help themselves to useful information, but nobody uses it! ”. To be fair to Google, this is the curse of many knowledge management systems; it’s not just a Drive issue.

Connection Before Content: Meetings That Are Knowledge-based

Conversation Matters

Peter Block has a rule of thumb that is very useful if you want a group to apply its collective knowledge to address a difficult issue, Connection before Content. Before a group attempts to use its collective knowledge to deal with serious issues it has to build the relationships that will allow the group to hold an open conversation. It is a way to create the psychological safety that Edmondson talks about.

20 Best Learning Management Systems of 2020

Vantage Circle

An LMS (Learning Management System), is a medium to train or upskill employees by delivering educational courses, training programs , or learning and development programs. LinkedIn Learning For Business. eFront Learning. iSpring Learn. Mobile Learning.

Online Training Overload: 9 Surprising Symptoms Of Cognitive Overwhelm


In this article, I’ll share 9 surprising symptoms to help you diagnose cognitive overwhelm in online training. How To Diagnose Cognitive Overwhelm In Online Training The human brain can only absorb so much before it starts to experience side effects, which prevents employees from assimilating information and fine-tuning their skill sets. Simply put, cognitive overwhelm can wreak havoc on team dynamics and your online training ROI.

Employees Taking Charge of Their Own Learning Opportunities


While your company is mired in discussions about whether mobile learning, eLearning or classroom seminars works best to train employees, which one is less expensive to offer, and how to calculate return on investment (ROI) for employee development, most of your workers are circumventing you and going out and learning what they feel to know. They can attack their learning challenges in two ways. The era of the self-made education looms.

Employees Taking Charge of Their Own Learning Opportunities


While your company is mired in discussions about whether mobile learning, eLearning or classroom seminars works best to train employees, which one is less expensive to offer, and how to calculate return on investment (ROI) for employee development, most of your workers are circumventing you and going out and learning what they feel to know. They can attack their learning challenges in two ways. The era of the self-made education looms.


Thrive Global

“Education should aid in the nurturing of your dreams. It can change many times but the dream will guide you. Reflecting on my years of working in education, I perceive learning as a journey, one in which the final destination is never reached. There is always somewhere else to go; there is always something more to learn. It is at these times that listening to our instincts –our Inner Guru — can refocus our energy for the next phase.

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SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential: All the Details

HR Bartender

A couple of month ago, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) announced a new specialty credential in talent acquisition that is launching this month. During this year’s SHRM Annual Conference , I learned a few details about the process of earning the credential that you might find interesting. It’s not a requirement to be SHRM-SCP or SHRM-CP certified to pursue the TA Specialty Credential. Let’s Talk More About the Assessment.

Learning and Development: A Comprehensive Guide

Digital HR Tech

Learning and development (L&D) is one of the core areas of Human Resource Management. In this article, we will give you a comprehensive guide to learning and development. We answer what learning and development is, how to create learning and development strategies, how to evaluate L&D effectiveness, and we list the different jobs that make up the L&D field. Content What is learning and development? Analysis of training needs.

Taking ownership of your Learning

Thrive Global

Online learning providers in the form of Massive Online Open Courses have been around for nearly a decade now. Services such as Coursera & EdX (and many others too) offer a diverse range of courses from some of the best institutions in the world. Even with the ability to take these from the comforts of your home, at a time of your convenience it had not received the uptake it had hoped to receive. Are MOOCs the Answer?

6 Benefits of Employee Development


Companies that thrive choose the right employees. Within your organization, the advantages of focusing on employee development include: Adding new skills to their portfolio. By gaining new knowledge, employees can increase their efficiency and capabilities at work.

Employee Training Metrics: 7 Ways HR Experts Use Them


How do you measure the effectiveness of a training program? But there has to be other means for tracking employee training metrics. How else would you know if the training plan which you so carefully designed and implemented is actually showing results? Metrics are a standard of measurement which is used to assess the performance of your employees based on what they have learned and their ability to apply it skillfully.

How Do Employers View Online Degrees versus Traditional Degrees?

Career Metis

Technology is rapidly changing the way that employers look at recruitment and hiring, with 53% of Generation Z workforce operating as freelancers who are hired for various tasks by multiple businesses throughout the year. And the same shift is occurring in the way people obtain an education as well. What Types of Online Courses Can You Take? But what types of degrees are the most popular? Employers’ Views on Online Degrees by Employers.

Training And Development: What’s Next?


Several centuries ago, training and development programs helped European and Japanese trading firms grow and prosper. Outside these companies, most training was done was through apprenticeships, a practice that remains popular with guilds and unions. Inside these trading companies, especially in Japan, a system formed in which workers would rotate from one position to another as they learned about the industry. In the modern U.S. Training.

Agile Businesses Need Agile Training


The agility with which a business adapts to the ever-changing landscape of consumer preferences and technology is, to a large extent, dependent on how well it facilitates training and skill development. In fact, a 2016 survey by the Pew Research Center revealed that 87% workers believe that training and developing new skills is essential throughout one’s work life, so that they can keep up with the changes at the workplace.

What Are Microcredentials?

Career Metis

The transformation of the workplace through technology has modernized our learning methods and how it is recognized. However, traditional models and frameworks for professional growth recognition to provide career opportunities don’t suffice the needs of the workforce members.

When Training Is Not Enough


The Trouble With Training. There are few things in business more important than hiring the right people, except perhaps making sure they can be effective once hired. As we move further and further into a knowledge based economy that statement becomes even more critical. Organizations tend to focus in on ‘training’ as the mechanism for properly onboarding a new employee. Training is most often something procedural and tactical.

Learning & Development Coronavirus Meeting Themes (i4cp login required)


4 Takeaways from Weekly Learning & Development Action Calls: COVID-19 Business Response 4/9/2020 This week’s Learning and Development action call hosted two special guests, both members of i4cp’s Chief Learning and Talent Officer Board: Joe Garbus, Chief Talent and Inclusion Officer at Marsh, and Brenda Sugrue, Chief Learning Officer at EY. Virtual classroom training is a major focus right now. Beyond standard challenges with virtual classroom training (e.g.,

5 Ways To Improve Employee Development At Your Company


Every company has it’s own set of priorities to help take it to the next level. For some, that’s a unique focus on specific departments, a product, or even their customers, but planning what will have the greatest impact can be tough. In the midst of what may feel like organized chaos, where things can fall of the radars of those whose efforts are hyper focused, remember to keep employee development high on the list. Offer professional training from the get-go.

Learning Through Games

New to HR

Mobile games have turned even the most reluctant of us into low key gamers, and HR is slowly expanding to incorporate such a method to teach. By building interactive media, employees can now be engaged on an even deeper level while simultaneously learning what they need to stay up to date with corporate policy. This upcoming game-based learning is fantastic in that it stimulates the brain in a way that textbook study could only ever dream of achieving.

3 More Trends Transforming Training

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s HR Daily Advisor we began to explore trends that are transforming the world of training. Even employees who are clamoring for more learning and development options can dread the drudgery often associated with such opportunities. For all its advantages, for example, mobile learning is essentially a lonely pursuit. As virtual reality technology and devices take hold, you can expect gamified training to embrace them, too. Social Learning.

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Cross-training staff: A guide to effective implementation


Cross-training staff has long been viewed as a way to groom future managers. Today, the practice has moved beyond managerial candidates to all levels, and there are good reasons behind this change. The traditional school of thought required new leaders to spend time in every aspect of their business and demonstrate a base level of proficiency before they could move into a leadership role. Recently, the practice has been applied to the rank and file.

Launching a Learning Culture with the PlatCore LMS

PlatCore LMS

Nordstromrack.com|HauteLook (pronounced Hoat-look) also known as NRHL for short, is an online fashion retail store, owned and operated by Nordstrom. With a largely ad-hock training process for employees, they set out to create a system that would increase the efficiency, and efficacy, of their employee training. To develop this culture of learning, they began with the creation of a Learning Center. The Problem. The Solution.

Announcing PlatCore 2.1 – Exciting New Functionality & Training

PlatCore LMS

The PlatCore team is very excited for our 2.1 We’ve been working hard to refine the big features rolled-out in 2.0, as well as extending that new functionality across the LMS. Here are just a few great features that are now available to all PlatCore customers – for FREE if you’re already on the platform. (If If you’re not already on the LMS, what are you waiting for!?). Drag and Drop… Quizzes and Learning Plans.

4 Keys to Learning and Development in the 21st Century Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

Learning for the 21st century and beyond—sounds like a sci-fi novel, right? The term “ learning " is thrown around a lot lately. Many organizations even have Chief Learning Officers, responsible for the development of the organization's human resources. Is the Chief Learning Officer really a glorified Training Director, though? Training" conveys knowledge and skill and "learning" attempts to develop judgment and wisdom.

Build your LMS implementation Plan following this checklist


The success of your eLearning programs not only comes from the part of the strategies you use with your users to accept and understand the training from a Learning Management System, but also from the way that you organize and plan the LMS implementation. To be clear about the route and avoid mistakes and waste money, you should think and build an LMS Implementation plan. Not all companies use LMS for the same purpose.

Learning & Development Coronavirus Resources (i4cp login required)


Key Takeaways from Weekly Learning & Development Action Calls: COVID-19 Business Response 3/12/2020: On March 12th, i4cp hosted the first of what will be a series of weekly COVID-19 coronavirus business response video calls focused on learning and development professionals and their concerns, questions, and challenges. The call was attended by over 30 learning and development leaders, including some members of i4cp's Chief Learning and Talent Officer Board.

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The Future of the LMS


The Future of the LMS – Where Are We Going? Throughout the course of history, some very brilliant minds have endeavored the obscure task of forecasting the future of technology. As we embark hundreds of years down the road from some of these grand musings and green field possibilities, it is important to look back and evaluate what we as humans have actually accomplished. What’s New with the LMS? E-Learnings.

Next Generation of Leaders

HRO Today

The current workforce makeup of baby boomers, Generation X, millennials, and Generation Z is likely one of the most diversified in history. Each generation is equipped with skills and knowledge based upon the environment they grew up in, and organizations are searching for them in the current competitive business environment. Just think: Millennials are the next generation of leaders and they grew up as natives in a tech world.

Do Your Training Programs Leverage Your Best Source of Company Knowledge?

HR Daily Advisor

You might have invested in a learning management system and a wide array of cutting-edge training programs. But, if your organization is like companies in a recent survey, you might be overlooking one of the most valuable training resources at your disposal—your employees, that is. The survey suggests that organizations should be leveraging internal knowledge to enhance their training programs.

Everything #HR Needs to Know About Bots

HR Bartender

Since this HR technology series has started , we’ve talked about enterprise resource planning (ERP) , application program interface (API) , cloud computing (aka “the cloud”) , and many more. He holds a master’s degree in computer science from Clemson and graduated with honors from the MBA program at the Wharton School. Because of the advances in artificial intelligence (AI), we’re seeing a positive resurgence of bots. I’ve been looking forward to writing this post.