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When Employee-led Learning Doesn’t Work

One aspect of these digital learning experience platforms, is in the ability for employees to upload their own video content, allowing learning to be shared across an organisation. This trend towards user-generated learning means it costs organisations nothing to create content.

Article by: Amrit Sandhar | Published: 30 April 2019

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Fixing the learning dilemma

In developed countries learning and earning has generally followed a simple rule: get all the education you can, as early as you can, and reap the rewards for the rest of your career. For years, having a good degree from a respected university was the best indicator of professional success - there were exceptions like Richard Branson, but statistically very few.

Article by: Ben Chatfield | Published: 16 November 2018

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Microlearning making big waves in L&D

It may be the biggest fad in workplace learning right now. But, under the surface, microlearning pulls together a set of undeniable principles that are required to support employees in the face of near-constant disruption. It’s not a silver bullet. It’s not a replacement for everything being done in training today.

Article by: JD Dillion | Published: 4 October 2018

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Dangers of L&D spend in decline

Employers need to continue to invest in professional development. This is in response to a KPMG Global Outlook survey of 151 UK CEOs which found that just under half (42 percent) had no plans to invest in new workforce training over the next three years. From Stephanie Gillingham, Head of ER, Reward, Talent & Development at Alexander Mann Solutions.

Article by: Stephanie Gillingham | Published: 27 July 2017

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L&D with its future on the line

It's difficult to comprehend why online L&D is still not meeting expectation, especially when you consider the impact of digital on all our walks of life. But for many, it still conjures up visions of passive participation and sketchy take up. When you consider the sophistication of, say video games in this day and age, why L&D is struggling to gain attention and get traction is something of a mystery.

Article by: Amy Crawford | Published: 26 July 2017

The key to unlocking human potential

In a world of constant change, the ability to learn quickly and adapt to new work patterns is vital for both employees and their employers. Martin Moran, Managing Director International, InsideSales.com.

Article by: Martin Moran | Published: 14 April 2017

The learning curveball

Baseball fans will know a curveball imparts forward spin, causing havoc for the batter. Likewise, aiming L&D at the multi-faceted needs of the multi-generational workforce means HR must keep a keen eye on the game, and pivotal to hitting the sweet spot will be the sector's capacity to master technology innovation, particularly within the fields of automation and machine learning, changing the nature of work, as employees demand diverse work experiences. Article by Greg Pryor, Vice-president, Leadership & Organisation Effectiveness - Workday.

Article by: Greg Pryor | Published: 12 April 2017