This week, we take a look at how trends like labor shortages and technological advancements are transforming corporate learning.
Lost in Translation: Decoding the New Language of the Labor Market
To address talent shortages and to close skills gaps, more employers are leveraging new approaches like skills-based hiring and looking past traditional credentials to highlight in-demand competencies.
Education Investment: Bending the Curve on Employee Turnover
Organizations are sometimes hesitant to invest in training for fear that employees and other employers may simply use the skills acquired to move up the career ladder, increasing already high rates of turnover. But what if the best way to retain talent is actually to prepare employees for their next job?
Employers may need to train leaders to 'bend' changes to their advantage
According to Forrester, trends like artificial intelligence and machine learning will have far-reaching impacts and compel organizations to reassess and reorient their development programs. To develop their employees’ talent, employers need to create a learning environment that embraces change as a constant.
Want a Job in the Future? Be a Student for Life
New technologies are unsettling the employment landscape, taking away jobs, while at the same time creating new ones. Everyone must be prepared to continuously learn new skills in order to take advantage of new opportunities.