Tag: 2018

e-Learning

What the Not-So-Distant Future of L&D Looks Like

According to Gartner research, companies are currently spending an average of $1,200 per employee on training per year, and 86% of business leaders think that employee development is critical to driving business outcomes moving forward. And this is no surprise when you consider how quickly L&D is becoming the most innovative department inside any organization.

technology

3 Downsides to Using Newer Technology for Training

According to a recent 2018 Training Industry Report, businesses spent less on training technology in 2018 overall than they did in 2017. Yet, many businesses did spend more on their training payroll, and around 64% of training leaders surveyed agreed that they needed to purchase new training products and services.

video

How to Create Effective Training Video Content

In 2016, 98% of organizations said they would implement video as part of their digital learning strategy. And it will become more and more critical for your training programs to include effective video content in the near future. (Read “Why Your Training Materials Must Include Video Content in 2018” for more details.)

Defined benefit retirement plan

Almost a Third of Defined Benefit Plans Have 95% Funding, Making Buyouts, Risk Transfers ‘Feasible,’ Study Finds

Approximately 30% of U.S. defined benefit (DB) pension plans currently have a funded status of 95% or higher, making a full buyout or significant risk transfer transaction a “feasible option” for a growing number of plans since the start of the year, according to a recent analysis by RiskFirst, a financial technology company that works […]