This Week in Corporate Learning: Micro-Credentialing and the Future of Work

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This week, we take a look at some of the ways in which organizations can leverage principles and strategies from game-based learning to prepare workforces to thrive in the future of work.

Micro-credentials: A Key Tool for Closing Skill Gaps

To combat growing skills gaps, companies need ways to more effectively track skills, isolate gaps, align stakeholders, and motivate employees. Micro-credentialing is one tool you can use to build and demonstrate future-ready skill sets.

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As the Microcredential Market Booms, Don’t Forget the Learner

Micro-credentials are rapidly gaining currency among employers. According to a recent report, one in five employers has hired someone with a verified certificate from an online open learning platform. But as the acceptance of micro-credentialing grows, it’s important that we always make sure the learner stays at the center.

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15 Innovative Ways Businesses Can Leverage Gamification

In recent years, more companies have been leveraging game-based learning to help improve training, encourage team building, and motivate employees. In this article, 15 members of Forbes Technology Council highlight 15 of the most innovative ways they’ve seen organizations leverage gamification.

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Preparing the Future Workforce

A recent ATD report revealed that although 55% of organizations have had formal discussions about the future of work, only 24% were optimistic that their workforce would have the skills it needs to succeed five years from now. ATD put these and other statistics together in an infographic, which we encourage you to check out.

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