Breaking Down the Onboarding Challenge: How Personalized Learning is the Answer

Brandon Hall Group Smartchoice® Preferred Provider Realizeit works with clients to completely transform how they approach onboarding and new hire training. They see it as a critical piece of a much larger, ongoing learning experience. Without that continuity, organizations risk low engagement among employees or even loss through attrition.

Keeping the Focus on the Learner

In recent years, organizations have realized that learning technology is not there just to serve the admins but to serve the learners too. As such, the learner experience has outpaced the admin experience as a priority in technology requirements. In Brandon Hall Group’s most recent learning technology survey, learner friendliness was listed as the number two reason for switching technologies and admin friendliness was fourth.

How to Develop Partner Onboarding Programs That Deliver Impressive Results

One of the hardest things companies face with training their channel partners is effectively measuring the impact that training is having. An LMS can help assess training progress with customized reporting tools, helping you discover growth and learning opportunities for your channel partners. This kind of measurement is critical in the onboarding phase.

Turning Ideas into Action with TED@Work

The overarching theme for businesses over the past few years has been clear: We need skills. Companies are shifting entire strategies in an effort to add new skills as well as upskill and reskill the existing workforce. The kinds of skills they are after are what they would consider “critical” skills — the skills that make the entire workforce more agile, innovative and resilient.

Rethinking Reskilling

Brandon Hall Group Smartchoice Preferred Provider Totara Learning has developed an adaptive learning platform that is designed precisely for this new, transformative environment. Totara has assembled a set of solutions aimed directly at building skills and enabling talent mobility. Totara Learn is a next-generation LMS that does all the heavy lifting expected of an LMS, but with modern flexibility. Totara Engage is their take on the LXP which provides more opportunities for collaboration and learner experience of an LXP. They then round it out with Totara perform, a performance management system that helps tie together skills, learning and performance. 

Rethinking Your Talent Management Technology Strategy

Once you understand your talent and technology priorities, you can create a strategy for upgrading technology over time to meet future needs. Again, it is helpful if you collaborate across functions to build your talent management technology strategy and have an executive sponsor from the business side. If your organization also needs other types of HCM technologies, you should be working together to create an overall HCM technology strategy.