How to Meet Modern Learners’ Needs in the Hybrid Workplace

One outcome of the pandemic has been the complete transformation of the workforce. A huge shift to remote work followed by an inconsistent and uncertain return has fundamentally changed the look and dynamics of the workforce. Companies must now mange a flexible, variable, hybrid workforce at a time when upskilling and reskilling these employees has become critical.

Injecting Learning into the Organization’s Cultural DNA

In the process of reexamining their approach to learning and development, companies have been looking at their strategies, technologies, and processes to uncover ways to better develop the workforce and close skills gaps. What really needs to happen, though, is for the organizations themselves to make a shift, developing and sustaining a culture of continuous learning.

Demonstrating Learning’s Value to the Business

A Brandon Hall Group Smartchoice Platinum Preferred Solution Provider, EI Design, has developed a model that includes many elements from existing models to give companies a granular framework for successful measurement. It is designed not only to help companies determine the learning’s impact on business outcomes but also help identify the “learnability” of their programs. In other words, companies can discern how quickly and proficiently learners attain information, knowledge or skills — both initially and over time.

Building Learner Engagement

Creating engaging programs is easier said than done. It requires understanding the learning audiences and desired outcomes. It can often be helpful to look externally for partners specializing in this challenge. They have experience in what works — and what doesn’t — for a wide variety of learning audiences and can draw upon that to help create truly engaging, impactful programs.