Measuring the Business Impact of L&D: Collaborate and Align

This is part two of a four-part series on how L&D teams can effectively evaluate, measure, and demonstrate the business impact of their learning and development programs. Read part one here. To measure the impact of learning, you have to collaborate with other departments and align your learning and talent functions with the business strategy. …

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How HR and L&D Can Build a Better Culture Together

Human resources and learning and development are often seen as the relationship-building teams of the workforce. But when they collaborate, they can unlock so much potential for improving your workplace’s culture. In our very first interview episode of The Learning Xchange, host Matthew Brown speaks to Ellen Rockwell, Founder and Chief People Officer at JRW …

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How the L&D Community Is Successfully Navigating the Pandemic

If you’re a member of the learning and development community, you’ll know that the last six months have been a time of unparalleled disruption. You’re doing more with less. You’re adapting, diversifying, and evolving quickly. Time and time again, you’re showing resilience and drive to overcome new problems with creative solutions. Trainers across the globe …

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6 Tips to Make Corporate Training a Success with Your Employees

Many employees dread corporate training. Whether it’s a day-long breakout session, or training/e-learning that they must complete on their own time, poor quality corporate training can be time-consuming, boring, and valueless. Great corporate training should not be a task your workers dread. Learning is exciting, boosts engagement, and can significantly develop employees’ skills. The key …

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Skills for Successful Reentry: How to Prepare Your Employees

Change is difficult. We all know that. But, there’s something about change at work that sparks all sorts of fears within us. That’s because our jobs, and our skills, hold the strings to our livelihood. So, when there is a perceived threat to that, it can trigger concerns, anxiety, and stress. This is especially true …

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Why L&D Should Play a Star Role in Change Management During a Crisis

When you hear “learning and development,” what is the first thing that comes to mind? Frequently, L&D is perceived as “the team that delivers training.” And yes, that is true, but they have far more value to add than just making sure training runs smoothly at your organization. Whether conducting needs assessments, educating employees on …

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3 Reasons for HR to Connect Learning and Performance

So much has changed in the HR, learning, and talent development field over my 15-plus-year career: the fluctuation of talent pools, the demands of a modern workforce, and the speed of change that businesses face. Add the coronavirus to the mix, and any ideas you had about change management were about to, well, change. The …

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