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The changing role of the IT professional
The changing role of IT professionals requires a different approach to their professional development. According to various sources, the role of IT professionals is undergoing significant changes. A summary of several studies indicates the following: 1. There is a...
Role-playing during group training has little to no effect
You go to a training and fear the roll-playing you will likely have to undergo. You are in a training and invited to participate in a roll-playing exercise. You think to yourself, "I will show that I already have a good grasp of this." Sound familiar? On the whole,...
How VR is changing education
MBA GradschoolAuthor James McKenna A deep dive into OWNIT training In the past few years, we’ve heard a lot about the potential of virtual reality in the academic space and how it will shape things in the future. But, VR company OWNIT has shown that it’s already a...
Why You Should Use Virtual Reality For Soft Skills Training
Kelle Campbell | E Learning industry | Employees often enter the workplace without the soft skills needed to retain customers or work well with others. Virtual Reality provides an effective way for companies to address the soft skills gap.
How Companies Are Using VR to Develop Employees’ Soft Skills
Jeanne C. Meister | Harvard Business Review | Soft skills such as conflict resolution, teamwork, and leadership are more important than ever — but they can be tricky for employees to develop, especially as remote work makes many traditional training programs untenable. Without access to in-person education, what can businesses do to help their people develop these vital skills?
Is VR the Future of Corporate Training?
Jeremy Bailenson | Harvard Business Review | VR is increasingly being used to help train employees to do their jobs. Over the past year, especially, the Covid-19 pandemic has precipitated the need for virtual training applications. For example, VR is being used to train employees in “soft skills” to improve customer service and managerial skills.
Linked in workplace learning report
The short shelf life of skills and a tightening labor market are giving rise to a multitude of skill gaps. Businesses are fighting to stay ahead of the curve, trying to hold onto their best talent and struggling to fill key positions. Individuals are conscious of staying relevant in the age of automation.
What does virtual reality and the metaverse mean for training?
Employers are facing a dilemma: Their workforce often needs to learn new skills, upgrade existing capabilities or complete compliance training. Yet the new reality of remote and hybrid work has made traditional, in-person upskilling more challenging. Online and app-based courses can fill in some gaps — but not all. So how can employers deal with this challenge?
Effectiveness of VR Soft Skills Training
A 2020 PWC study regarding the effectiveness of virtual reality-learning versus classroom training and e-learning, shows that V-learners are more focussed, emotionally connected, faster and confident than in traditional training methodes.
Dutch Ministry of Finance
Innovation of training curriculum
Welcome to the learning zone
You have to be willing to make mistakes. We only learn when we are willing to experiment and make mistakes. It is quite a big step for many participants to enter the learning zone. Especially when we ask them to do a role-play in a group and be vulnerable. Search for...
2022 was, in many aspects, a remarkable year. It was also the year we continued on our journey to improve softskillstraining with VR. We hope 2023 will be a more remarkable year, with countries and people finding peace. We wish you all the best and hope to meet you...
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