HR ANALYTICS

HR.com Announces Contest with Cash Prizes for Sharing HR Expertise in an Educational Video Micro-Lesson

HR.com | June 10, 2021

HR.com, the world's biggest network of human resources (HR) professionals, has announced a quarterly contest for micro-lesson entries from its Learning & Development (L&D) department. One grand prize winner and second and third place winners will be chosen, with the first prize winner receiving USD 300. HR and learning specialists in any area of HR are encouraged to submit a micro-lesson video by September 30th, 2021, at 12:00 AM EST.

The micro-lesson videos will be evaluated using the competition criteria and the HR.com "4 Pillar Methodology."All contestants' submissions can be selected for HR.com's online library of video-based and interactive micro-lessons for HR professionals; content providers will be invited to receive residual income.

Micro-lessons should be adapted to the specific of human resource professionals. Instructional designers interested in learning about or expanding their knowledge of micro-lessons and creative individuals willing to use technology to plan and design engaging micro-lessons to help HR professionals do their jobs better are ideal candidates for this contest are encouraged to submit.

Typical HR.com micro-lessons are four to eleven-minute "just-in-time training" classes with a single focus on one or two performance objectives. Each module aims to build or improve a specific skill set. They should go beyond information acquisition and emphasize how learners may incorporate and use this new information in their particular role, industry, or workplace in the future.

The "4 Pillar Methodology" of micro-lessons include:

• Pillar 1: Connect - How can the micro-lesson connect with the learner?
• Pillar 2: Engage - How can the micro-lesson engage with the learner to drive understanding and teach the content in ways that encourage reflection, participation, and learning?
• Pillar 3: Strategies - How can the micro-lesson put knowledge into action?
• Pillar 4: Implement - How can the micro-lesson guide learners to implement their chosen strategy and create their action plans?

HR.com will provide four examples of micro-lessons. HR.com will give access to a brief online training course on the "4 Pillars of Effective Learning Design" for interested individuals.

About HR.com

HR.com is dedicated to educating HR professionals and assisting them in establishing meaningful careers. When it comes to HR, we provide everything clients require, and over 1.92 million HR professionals agree! They look to the HR.com community as the most reliable source of information for education, career development, networking, and compliance. The largest network of HR executives, cutting-edge industry research from the HR Research Institute, 13 monthly HR-themed ePublications, innovative HR education including 250+ annual webcasts, the most comprehensive HR certification exam preparation that guarantees to pass SHRM and HRCI certification, as well as valuable HR tools, and legal compliance updates.

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