2024 Workplace Learning Report | LinkedIn Learning

Talent Development

If you find value in content like this, sign up for my Talent Edge Weekly newsletter. As many organizations continue to invest in learning and development (L&D) initiatives, LinkedIn’s newly released 2024 Workplace Learning report provides several insights to consider. The 39-page report, based on survey feedback from 1,636 L&D and HR professionals with L&D responsibilities who …

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Learning and Development Playlist | Multiple Resources

Talent Development

This one-page PDF includes a playlist of five resources for enabling learning and development (L&D) in an organization. These resources include:  2023 LinkedIn Learning Report. This 52-page report dives into various L&D topics, including internal mobility, upskilling/reskilling, and career development, to name a few.  The New Learning Environment by Gartner HR. This 42-page issue includes six …

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The New Learning Environment | Gartner November 2022 HR Leaders Monthly

Talent Development

This 42-page issue of Gartner’s HR Leaders Monthly includes six articles dedicated to the opportunities and challenges facing the learning and development (L&D) function. And while this issue is focused primarily on L&D, all HR practitioners can benefit from the content as it covers areas related to the talent ecosystem—ranging from skill-building to career development. Sample …

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2022 Workplace Learning Report: The Transformation of L&D | LinkedIn Learning

Talent Development

The Learning & Development (L&D) function is critical to achieving an organization’s talent priorities–ranging from upskilling, internal mobility, and employee wellbeing. But for L&D to support the rest of the organization in each of these endeavors, they must identify ways to build their capabilities and future-proof themselves. This 56-page report provides insights into how the L&D …

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How AI-Driven Nudges Can Transform an Operation’s Performance | McKinsey

HR Technology Talent Development

Organizations use various forms of “coaching” to develop their workers. Despite their effectiveness, many coaching tactics limit how many workers an organization can impact simultaneously, usually due to resource and time constraints and broad manager spans of control, to name a few.  But as pointed out in this article, a segment of firms is combining …

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Podcast: The Skills-Based Organization | Deloitte Capital H Podcast

Podcast | Webinar Talent Management

Jobs have traditionally been the unit of analysis for organizing work. But as work becomes less predictable, more fluid, and affected by rapid disruption, many argue that work should be organized by skills and tasks rather than fixed and static jobs. And while jobs won’t completely go away any time soon, skills and task-based approaches …

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Organizations Need a Dynamic Approach to Teaching People New Skills | Harvard Business Review

Talent Development

The shelf-life of skills continues to decline rapidly, presenting challenges to firms as they prioritize upskilling and reskilling efforts. According to BCG’s 2021 research on 32 HR and people practices, upskilling and reskilling ranked second in terms of the most significant gaps between current capabilities and future importance. Similarly, LinkedIn’s 2021 Workplace Learning Report found that upskilling and …

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Inside Unilever’s Program that Allows Employees to Try New Jobs and Gigs at the Company | Business Insider

Talent Management

I have shared several posts highlighting how firms are unlocking workforce capacity by redeploying the skills of their workers to company projects versus simply roles and jobs. This article shares aspects of Unilever’s flex-work program that encourage employees to “explore new parts of the business, contribute in different ways, and develop new skills and passions” via project work. To support this …

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The Project Economy Has Arrived | Harvard Business Review

Podcast | Webinar Talent Management

Many organizations are moving towards a project-based work model versus one that is solely role-based. As work becomes more project-driven, one key benefit of the project model is it enables organizations to effectively and efficiently redeploy the skills of their workforce—where and when needed. This model also unlocks internal mobility opportunities beyond the constraints of …

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The High Demand for Durable Skills | Emsi, Burning Glass, and America Succeeds

Workforce Trends

The shelf-life of skills continues to decline, presenting challenges to firms as they prioritize upskilling and reskilling efforts. And given the speed at which skills change, there has been renewed interest in what this research report calls durable skills: a combination of how you use what you know—skills like critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity—as well …

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