Due to rapid advancements in technology across industries and business sectors, experts believe that around 375 million workers worldwide will have to seek new employment and switch occupations altogether by 2030 … unless employers decide to revamp their training programs and implement continuous learning across their organizations.
Category: General Training
This category is a home for L&D topics that aren’t specialized enough to fit anywhere else.
According to research, training employees in soft skills—including communications-based skills—boosts productivity and retention levels by 12% and delivers a 250% return on investment based on higher productivity and retention.
This year will be the year that you’ll want to invest more heavily in your management training programs. According to research, employees don’t leave jobs—they leave managers. And 70% of employees consider themselves to be disengaged at work, most often due to ill-fitted and improperly trained managers.
As you start assessing and revamping your training and development programs for 2019, here are four programs you’ll want to make sure you improve.
Employees have always had the need for ongoing learning and development, and organizations have always taken steps to provide them with the tools and training needed to get their jobs done. But, in an environment of increasing complexity, globalization, and rapidly emerging technology, the need for ongoing education and development has likely never been higher—or […]
According to a 2018 LinkedIn Learning survey, here are some learning stats and information you’ll want to keep in mind before 2019 starts.
Workplace harassment is top-of-mind for many HR and L&D professionals now, specifically in the wake of the #MeToo movement and Starbuck’s infamous diversity training day. Yet many professionals still aren’t sure how to address workplace harassment and are making mistakes that can have lasting and profound consequences.
One of the most obvious ways companies reward great service is through promotion. Moving a hardworking, loyal, and capable person into a position of greater authority is a clear sign to that employee, as well as the entire organization, that you value what he or she brings to the table.
Particularly in large companies, it can be difficult for employees to clearly view their roles within the wider context of the organization. This can have a number of negative impacts. As companies grow, there is a tendency to develop silos—relatively isolated departments that don’t cooperate or share information with one another.
Yesterday’s post explained why blended learning is on the rise in the modern-day workplace. Today’s post offers six tips and best practices for effectively implementing blended learning strategies and courses.