The Modern Learning Ecosystem outlines a practical approach for navigating nonstop workplace change. Inspired by decades of operations and talent development experience with the world’s most dynamic companies, learning and enablement expert JD Dillon challenges the traditional L&D mindset with a tried-and-true framework that makes right-fit support a meaningful part of the everyday workflow. This book provides step-by-step instructions for architecting a disruption-ready learning ecosystem that will help employees solve today’s biggest problems while building the...
Take strategic action to counteract knowledge loss and engage employees.
Knowledge Sharing and Knowledge Management: Keys to a Culture of Learning examines organizational knowledge sharing and knowledge management practices. The knowledge sharing section of the report considers how employers are encouraged to share information, when they share it, and what kinds of information is shared.
These tips can help organizations plan for the future.
In Upskilling and Reskilling: Turning Disruption and Change Into New Capabilitiesthe latest research report by the Association for Talent Development (ATD)results show that just over a third of organizations provide both upskilling and reskilling. The report defines upskilling as training designed to augment existing skills with new or significantly enhanced knowledge or skills to enable individuals to continue and succeed in the same profession or field of work.
Build a foundation of knowledge management to handle lost knowledge with employee departures.
Use succession business metrics to develop strategies to retain top talent.
Every day, 10,000 Baby Boomers retire from the workforce. And for too many businesses, when those employees walk out the door, they take with them a career’s worth of institutional knowledge. The value of that knowledge is hard to overstate. When a veteran sales rep exits, how do you measure the value he provided customers through a deep understanding of each account’s history and issues? When a long-time manager leaves, how do you quantify the loss of her insights into her business, competitors, and employees?
Mitigating risk is more important than ever in corporate America and that is particularly true for financial services. Talent management makes an important contribution to risk mitigation by ensuring a stable leadership team with the appropriate skill sets to take a company into the future. Robust succession planning is the tool that can prepare us for the future. About 10 years ago, I learned that the succession planning process was met with skepticism and impatience.
In a previous blog, I discussed the term digital natives. Some say we should train digital natives differently because young people have grown up with technology and the Internet in all parts of their lives.