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Bridging the Gap using Real-World Scenarios in Employee Training 


Forget the days of monotonous training manuals and dry lectures. Today’s modern workforce can benefit from engaging, relevant, and practical learning experiences. This is where real-world scenarios in employee training come in, which can revolutionize the way you equip your teams with the skills they need to excel. According to a recent survey, 64% of […]

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Revolutionizing Learning: AI Video Assessments in Employee Development 


Traditional training methods are facing a challenge. Static modules and written assessments often struggle to capture the nuance of employee performance, especially for soft skills like communication, presentation, and collaboration. Enter AI video assessments: these can be a game-changer for employee learning and development.   AI video assessments use artificial intelligence to analyze video recordings of […]

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Knowledge vs. skills: what’s the difference? 


Knowledge and skills are the building blocks for professional success. Both are necessary for career advancement and professional development. Though people may use these terms interchangeably, they are different. The distinction is important, especially as you support your team’s acquisition of knowledge and gain skills to further their careers and productivity.   Knowledge is a collection […]

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What is a skill? Types of skills and how to develop them


Skill often takes center stage for employers. However, the term often seems to have different meanings or appears to refer to different attributes.   To find a succinct definition of skill, we need to contrast it with knowledge. Knowledge represents theoretical information and facts, and skills involve using that knowledge to take action in the real […]

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Hard skills vs. soft skills: What they are and why both matter


In business and management, a common taxonomy divides skills into “hard skills” and “soft skills.” This taxonomy originated in the 1970s to categorize different abilities and has since become widely used in hiring, training and evaluating employees. Varying types of skills are essential to professional success, but understanding the difference between hard and soft skills […]

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Webinar on Effective Skill Development Strategies for Employee Training


University of Phoenix Professional Development webinar for workplace leaders on how to identify and address skills gaps that may exist within an organization and the evolving job market. In this webinar, Dr. Michael Kolodziej dives into how to identify and address skill gaps that may exist within your organization and the evolving job market. He […]

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University of Phoenix Professional Development Provides Webinar on Effective Skill Development Strategies for Employee Training


November 7 webinar led by Dr. Michael Kolodziej helps employers with practical strategies for identifying and addressing skills gaps in an organization PHOENIX, October 27, 2023 — University of Phoenix Professional Development is pleased to lead a Chief Learning Officer (CLO) webinar for workplace leaders on how to identify and address skills gaps that may […]

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University of Phoenix launches a premade skills pathway designed to empower professionals with generative AI knowledge


New professional development skills pathway offers employee AI training solutions and accelerated training for busy working adults in a rapidly evolving technology PHOENIX, October 9, 2023 — University of Phoenix is pleased to offer a new Professional Development premade skills pathway designed to empower professionals with artificial intelligence (AI) knowledge, “Intro to AI Tools in […]

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How to use AI ethically and effectively in the workplace


By William Ordeman At a glance Few topics inspire apocalyptic ruminations like artificial intelligence (AI). From doomsday articles to big-budget movies, AI seems to inspire both awe and fear in equal measure. But what is AI exactly? And are there ways to use it ethically and effectively? Here, we explore this trend within the workplace context. […]

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4 AI applications at work: Understanding what you can and can’t do 


By Robert Strohmeyer At a glance As 2023 began, many of us found ourselves working alongside a new kind of colleague: artificial intelligence (AI). While not exactly new, AI has broken out in the past year as an overt force in the workplace to automate simple tasks and help optimize overall efficiency in a variety of industries. Most […]