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What We Learned from… HR Upskilling & Employee Learning Week

We’ve enjoyed a full week of online events and digital resources about learning and development best practices. As this year’s HR Upskilling & Employee Learning Week comes to a close, let’s take a look at what we’ve learned from the event’s discussions and resources.


Panel Discussion | Utilizing Learning & Development Opportunities to Acquire and Retain Talent

Panelists:  Madeline Miller, Leadership & Executive Coach; Ann Marie Morris, President of AM Morris Consulting; and Sarah Devereaux, Leadership Coach and Advisor at Third Coast Coaching & HCI Facilitator

Key Takeaways: In today’s dynamic labor market, it’s imperative for companies to offer learning and development opportunities. SHRM found that 48% of workers would consider switching jobs to update their skills, and 61% of employees cite upskilling opportunities as a key reason to remain in the current position. Beyond workers’ desire to improve their skills, L&D efforts can bridge skills gaps, improve internal leadership, and address retention issues. Check out this panel for valuable insights into evolving workplace dynamics, especially as L&D becomes ever more critical in building a resilient and future-proof workforce.


HR Works Podcast | HR Works Podcast: Mentor Programs Are Not Your ‘Easy Button’ for L&D!

Ann Marie Morris, President of AM Morris Consulting, returns to help us take a closer look at the impact and effectiveness of employer-led mentorship programs. Widely viewed as a go-to option for supporting employee learning initiatives and career growth resources, Ann Marie explains why the traditional approach to mentorship may not the optimal solution for HR teams and organizations, and offers alternative approaches for HR teams to consider when building professional development and career-coaching resources for their employees.


Sponsored Webinar | How to Prepare for the Future of Work

Speakers: Heather E. McGowan, Future-of-Work Strategist and Author

Key Takeaways: Organizations that understand how to upskill and reskill have an advantage in attracting potential candidates eager to find employers committed to their development. In this webinar, we’ll discuss upskilling and reskilling benefits, including, attracting top talent to your organization, developing soft skills to encourage promotion from within, and driving engagement, productivity and retention.


Faces of HR | Faces of HR: Morgan Williams on Boundaries, Partnership, and Self-Worth

Key Takeaways: Morgan Williams, co-founder of PeakHR, reflects on her career in HR, the future of work, and the importance of representation, belonging, and DEI.


HR Work Break Infographic | Today’s Top 5 HR Buzzwords, Upskilling & Employee Learning

Are you up to date on HR’s latest lingo? HR Work Break takes a look into important phrases and keywords in the L&D space. Check out this infographic to learn more!

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