Apprenticeships can lower costs for your organization and boost its employee retention rate. Additionally, research indicates that apprenticeship programs are great for employees, employers, and the economy.
According to Deloitte research, the corporate wellness market is projected to be worth $11.3 billion by 2021, and two-thirds of organizations inside the United States already claim that well-being programs are a critical part of their employment brand and culture.
Employee development is a two-way street. Employees have to want to grow and develop, to learn new skills, and to hone existing skills. And employers need to provide the structure, guidance, and transparency to show employees the path forward.
Facebook has released a new skill-building site: Learn with Facebook. Here’s what you need to know about it.
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.
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) that are administered on platforms like EdX and Udemy have grown in popularity and standing in the past few years, and many employers are starting to rely on them to teach their own employees in the workplace and are beginning to view them more favorably overall. Furthermore, 73% of employers […]
Research indicates that 85% of job applicants lie on their résumés and job applications because employer application tracking systems expect exact matches from their applicant pools. So, applicants are getting smarter and tweaking their résumés to make it through these technological hurdles and to the first round of interviews.
As another year begins, you’ll want to discover newer, more practical, and more innovative ways to ensure your learners are excited to participate in both your upcoming and your more mature L&D programs and initiatives.
Cisco predicted that 80% of all Internet traffic this year will be video content. And nearly all organizations will plan to use video content as an integral part of their learning and development (L&D) strategies this year, as well.
Facebook has been in the news a lot lately in a climate increasingly concerned about both privacy and “fake news.” Pundits are pointing to Facebook’s woes as fodder for understanding about the types of leadership foibles that can lead a company down a slippery slope from a public sentiment standpoint.