How to Apply Social Media Skills to Learning - Webinar 12-19-13


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In this webinar we'll discuss how social media has changed virtually every important business discipline, and employee training and development is no exception. Consequently, the professionals charged with employee learning and development need to master some level of social media skills to meet, engage and develop a new generation of employees and a new type of organizational challenge and need.

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How to Apply Social Media Skills to Learning - Webinar 12-19-13

  1. 1. How to Apply Social Media Skills to Learning WEBINAR brought to you by:
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  3. 3. a. POLL QUESTION How would you describe your networking skills? Expert. Well connected and a true "go-to" person. b. Good . A nice network, and I stay in contact. c. Average. I connect with people when asked and help sometimes d. Below Average. I have a Linked In profile but I am too busy to do too much. e. Poor. I really don't do much at all. Need to get started.
  4. 4. The competitive advantage of social business. What you’ll learn: The impact of technology demographics and behaviors on learning and development. The three key things we do in social media and how they can benefit our employee learning. How these skills will benefit your learning program and your career.
  5. 5. In 2012 - 25% of the workforce was comprised of Millennials. By 2015 Millennials are expected to be the majority. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  6. 6. Companies that adopt social business are up to 26% more profitable than their peers. “The Digital Advantage: How Digital Leaders Outperform Their Peers In Every Industry,” MIT and Capgemini
  7. 7. Top Social Media Web Sites Total US Traffic Per Month – in Millions 180.7 YouTube Facebook 141.1 Twitter Pinterest Linked In 93.8 Vimeo 76.6 Slideshare 47.5 22.1 4.6
  8. 8. Social Media in the Workplace 68% 57% 20% CEO's Using LinkedIn Companies NOT Blocking Access at Work Employees Currently Using SM at Work
  9. 9. J. Husband & H. Macleod
  10. 10. Gary Larson, The Far Side
  11. 11. TRADITIONAL MODERN L&D is “The Place for Learning” • L&D facilitates & enables learning. Hands-on content design/development • Supervise SMEs Focus on building and delivering training programs and content. • Focus on building a learning environment. Learning as an event. • Learning as a continuous process. Learning driven by L&D organization. • Learning driven by employees and managers. A culture of learning within the organization. Source: Bersin by Deloitte 2013
  12. 12. Learning and Development Today • Smaller and decentralized • Flat (fewer managers – more specialists) • Technology dependent • Collaborative • Network-based and driven • Content curators and creators
  13. 13. COMPETENCIES FOR LEARNING PROFESSIONALS COLLABORATION NETWORKING Organization and team dynamics Communication Innovation Building trust Emotional intelligence Conversation skills LEADERSHIP SKILLS People development Communicating vision Motivating and engaging PRESENTATION SKILLS Developing presentations Verbal communication Information design DIGITAL LITERACY Learning technology Social technology Content mastery
  14. 14. 3 Things You Do In Social Media CONNECT LEARN SHARE
  15. 15. CONNECT • The importance of collaboration. • Model for organizations and teams. • Voice and personalized experience.
  16. 16. Who are you and why should I talk to you? Profile is about you. What is your personal brand? • Training? • HR? Success comes from sharing – not taking.
  17. 17. Information and Influence Connect other people based upon common interests, needs and expertise. Influence networks and find the important pieces of data.
  18. 18. Connect with Thought Leaders
  19. 19. LEARN • Need for speed. • On-demand and just-in-time. • Knowing and sharing. • No boundaries.
  20. 20. Continuous Learning
  21. 21. SHARE • Interests. • Need to know. • Experiences and application of learning. • Questions and answers.
  22. 22. Communities of Practices • • • • Chats -Hashtags Back Channels LinkedIn groups Facebook groups “Groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do — and who learn how to do it better as they interact regularly.” Etienne Wenger
  23. 23. Social learning isn’t a replacement for training and employee development. But it can accomplish what traditional approaches often cannot. For instance, this new technologyenabled approach can supplement instruction with collaboration and cocreation and, in so doing, blur the boundary between the instructor and the instructed and enhance the experience of all. Foreword by Daniel Pink
  24. 24. How social media skills can impact and improve your internal training program. Communities of practice. Connect employees. Continuous learning.
  25. 25. Why being engaged in social media will benefit you professionally. Build credibility in your field. Connect with experts. Ask, answer and contribute.
  26. 26. 3 Things You Do In Social Media CONNECT LEARN SHARE
  28. 28. A NIMBLE LEARNING STRATEGY CONTEXTUAL role location plan CONCISE short videos updates INFORMAL everyday ad hoc TIMELY just in time moment of need SOCIAL discussions observed behaviors MOBILE anywhere anytime
  29. 29. In a world of learning and development where complexity is the enemy, BizLibrary has developed a to delivering high quality learning, anywhere, anytime. MICHAEL ROCHELLE Chief Strategy Officer Brandon-Hall Group BIZLIBRARY.COM
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