Overwhelmed, Distracted, Impatient: What’s an L&D Department to Do About the Modern Learner?

what can L&D do about the modern learner

Today’s employees are dealing with more demands on their time and attention than ever before. Read on to find out what  L&D departments can do to create positive training experiences for the modern learner. According to an infographic published by HR consulting firm Bersin by Deloitte, today’s employees are overwhelmed, distracted, and impatient. That employees are […]

L&D Needs to Transform Itself First Before Transforming Others

According to Deloitte, less than 6 percent of L&D leaders believe that their teams have the necessary capabilities to provide mobile learning or to use MOOCs, simulations, audio, or video effectively. More encouragingly — though still surprisingly low — 38 percent of L&D professionals think that their organizations are ready for the learners of the […]

Why Learning Initiatives Drive Employer Branding

According to Harvard Business Review, the term employer brand has been around since the mid-1990s. Employer brand denotes an organization’s reputation as an employer, as opposed to its more general corporate brand reputation. As the competition for talent has grown more intense, corporations have begun to apply the same focus and consistency to their employer […]

Dealing with WIIFM

Getting employees to embrace training can be as fun as herding cats. Adult learners often ask, ‘Why do I have to do this?’ or more likely, ‘What’s in it for me?’ This last question, abbreviated to WIIFM, is something learning leaders deal with quite frequently. Employees are resistant to participating in an exercise which they […]