Both the workforce and workplace have changed drastically in the last few years. Organizations must explore new and sometimes untested ways to allow their employees to advance even in this new environment. Although the fundamental concepts of discovering and assessing skills across the enterprise are still at the core of creating a more capable and mobile workforce, new ways of accelerating skill and competency development are now being used.
The Challenge Not only do L&D teams spend large amounts of time, money and resources on building learning programs, but they also ask that employees invest time and energy into…
uly 12 to understand the strategies employers are using to reduce turnover and especially to retain their top talent.
Onboarding is an effective way to get your teams working together. You can promote interactions across divisions and functional areas by creating onboarding activities that require teamwork. For example, you can have new employees work on cross-functional teams on a collaborative project. For employees in new roles or at a newly merged company, you might choose to create a social onboarding task. These types of interactions help employees feel connected to something bigger than themselves. These types of activities also help the employee get familiar with the tools and technology available to them in their new role. It also helps them to see how that technology might be useful in solving problems down the road.
Keeping customers happy and engaged is always a top priority for organizations. Brandon Hall Group’s HCM Outlook Survey found that customer satisfaction is the number two business priority behind generating revenue. A key element to having a positive impact on both of these priorities is one that is often overlooked: customer training.
reasons behind it so they can be mindful of it in their day-to-day interactions. Once consensus is reached and a model is forged or amended, it just can’t sit there as a document. Employers need to have very specific strategies not only to inform employees that there is a model, but to communicate — and demonstrate — how everyone must participate in building a strong leadership culture across the enterprise.
Games are serious business. Nearly half of the companies in Brandon Hall Group’s Learning Strategy Study say that exploring gamification is either an important or critical priority for helping the…
acquisition of Learn In, a talent academy platform. The acquisition brings David Blake back to Degreed as CEO.
Leadership is the ultimate context-driven capability, requiring a blend of cognitive, empathetic and practical behaviors and competencies. Collaborative learning fosters a dynamic learning culture that engages learners, promotes accountability, and makes learning across the organization more scalable, applicable and dynamic.
One of the biggest challenges that came with the wholesale shift to remote work during the pandemic is that many employees felt disengaged and disconnected from their work and their…