If there was ever a year to sit on the edge of your seat and wait for reports to be published, it was 2021! The research and surveys published this year would finally help us understand the bigger 2020 picture, the true impact of the pandemic and how we’re responding.
Do you ever feel like sprinting to a finish rather than enjoying the process? We’re increasingly governed by to-do lists at work and, when every task is a “I needed this, like, yesterday” priority, there’s not a lot of time to pause and observe what you’ve achieved. For many employees,
A year ago, this kind of article would be full of buzzwords like ‘the new normal’ and speculation about what work would be like in the post-COVID era… the good news is that we can spare you all of that for 2022! We’re now at the stage where we’ve got
Stand still, and you’ll probably get left behind! Whether we’re talking about a single person or a global business, that old adage always rings true – just spare a thought for every 90s kid that had to wave goodbye to Nokia, Blockbuster and Kodak in their heyday form. Fear not,
How do you know if your learning platform is worth the investment you’ve made in it? If people are using it and growing from it! The trouble is that unless you invest time and energy into something that attracts people and empowers them to benefit from it, you’re going to
2022 is going to be a big year for L&D! 2020 and the COVID pandemic really opened people’s eyes to how important learning and development is, and you’ll see some numbers on that later on. The goodwill continued into 2021 for the most part, but were there signs that the
Who knew that skills were perishable? It’s one of those uncomfortable truths we overlook, but the competencies and knowledge we build have a shelf life. And with work changing fast and technology moving even more rapidly, we find ourselves in a constant need to upskill, learn new things and innovate.
Do you really need to ‘build’ a learning culture? Or do you actually need to work out how and where learning is happening at the workplace and shape the culture around that? For most of us, it’s in our nature to seek out or try new ways of doing things
What’s the impact of our learning and development efforts? Has training fulfilled its purpose? And why are the answers so often a mystery? The L&D Detective is here to help! Kevin M. Yates joined us in this episode to offer a three-part framework for measuring impact, explain why measurement is
By the time we’ve entered the workplace, a lot of our perceptions around learning have shifted significantly. We’re no longer happy to be spoon-fed information or locked in classrooms for hours on end, we want freedom around how we learn and when/where we do it. LinkedIn’s 2019 Workplace Learning Report
Comparing them to horses probably isn’t the best place to start, but it’s a similar situation to those leading stallions to water and unable to get them to drink. It’s not enough to simply offer a learning platform, you have to incentivise and entice people into quenching their learning thirst.
How should you be spending your learning or training budget? If you let employees look after the learning pennies, will the return on your pounds take care of itself? If you tie everything up in a course library, will people actually use it? And if you’re too strict on deadlines,