Millennials are no longer “taking over”; the majority of this generation is already in the workplace, and they’re here to stay. As Millennials get older, having meaningful learning opportunities to help improve their careers will make or break any employer trying to retain this talent pool.
A whole new class of college students has just graduated in one of the most chaotic and uncertain times in recent memory. As unemployment rockets to depression-era heights, this class will have serious challenges when it comes to being employed. It’s important for employers not to dismiss this valuable source of talent.
With months of experience in working from home under their belts, both employers and their employees have been feeling the impacts in the short term. But what impacts should they anticipate in the long term from a training and development standpoint?
Technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), and sophisticated analytics are offering training and development professionals new opportunities for delivering personalized training that continues to incorporate methods known to improve the learner experience, according to CompTIA’s “Workforce and Learning Trends 2020” report.
As more business activity transitions to the digital world, training and development are common areas of focus for many companies of all sizes. Advances in telecommunications technology mean that companies can work efficiently with geographically distributed staff like never before.
Corporate training is a core priority among C-suites across the globe, says Claudio Erba, CEO of Docebo, a training organization that recently went public. And yet, a significant gap exists in terms of organizations’ belief that they have the resources necessary to provide that training.
Many people have been talking about a “new world of work” for a long time. However, the current public health situation and labor market crisis are not what anyone had in mind. The sudden work-from-home mandates, refocusing of priorities, and adjustments to time management are startling for everyone, to say the least.
The rapid spread of COVID-19 has forced three-quarters of U.S. states to issue stay-at-home orders, impacting nearly 300 million Americans, as of early April. While many states have certain exemptions that allow “essential” businesses to stay up and running, thousands of companies across the country have shifted the majority of their staffs to remote work, […]
Employees’ direct supervisors and managers have a significant impact on their ability to be engaged and productive. All too often, though, these leaders are not trained and ready to manage effectively. Therefore, management training remains a critical investment area for learning and development (L&D) professionals.
We know the search for good talent is tough, but could you imagine hiring the first person who walked in the door and applied for a job? That’s basically the strategy one company has adopted in order to fill its vacant roles.