Creating engaging learning programs is no small feat. Companies need to know what drives their learners and understand how learning programs are connected to business outcomes. Bringing this knowledge to a skilled content creation partner can be a great strategy for driving learner engagement. easier said than done. Brandon Hall Group Smartchoice Preferred Provider Upside Learning has years of experience creating these kind of learning programs for their clients. They approach custom content creation from a partner perspective, working with their clients to understand exactly what they need to achieve. They then create material with the look and feel that best suits their needs.
Gamification has been proven effective in the broader learning ecosystem by tapping into intrinsic and extrinsic motivators that drive learners to adopt and engage with learning. Brandon Hall Group’s research found that companies employing gamification in their onboarding programs have better new-hire engagement, stronger new hire retention and faster time to productivity.
For most organizations, the onboarding phase of an employee’s tenure is make-or-break — for the employee and the company. Trying to increase knowledge retention and employee engagement while shortening the time it takes to get people up and running can be a daunting challenge. Despite substantial investments in time and money, many onboarding programs are ineffective at helping new employees retain key information and motivating them to be engaged with the organization.
Even before the pandemic, organizations explored the importance of delivering smaller, more continuous learning experiences to their workforce. Now that a remote workforce is the norm and in-person classes are on hold for the foreseeable future, it has become even more important to find new digital solutions.
The coronavirus pandemic hits employers in multiple ways and Brandon Hall Group research addresses the critical issues through a data-rich report that shows changing trends, plus a pair of webinars examining how inclusion and learning agility can make a big difference.