The Role of Learning and Development in the Employee Experience

What do the words “employee experience” mean to you? Every employee, manager, or business owner likely has a different definition. It can relate to day-to-day experiences, recruitment, training and development, retention, and everything in between. It relates to every touchpoint a business has with an employee, from when they first join to whenever they decide …

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How to Support Employees in a Career Change

Over the past 12 months, employees worldwide have had time to examine their lives and question whether or not they’re on the right career path. Those who want a change may even have begun to build their skills and start planning for their future.  When a talented employee says their heart isn’t in their current …

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Why Better Learning Journeys Should Be Your Company’s Top Focus

It’s every company’s desire to achieve better business results. To get there, they realize they need at least two things: a great product and happy customers. And of course, neither of those can be successful without a skilled workforce.  But company leaders also realize that it doesn’t stop there. Organizations aren’t a “set it and …

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Four Benefits of Employee-Curated Learning Content

How does your workplace approach content curation or creation? For companies dedicated to learning and development, content curation is a great way to add value to their employees. In the context of learning and development, content curation is the process of gathering, sourcing, and organizing information that’s helpful for a team. In many workplaces, the …

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Employee Experience: What It Is, What It Isn’t, and Why It Matters

All employers invest in the customer experience (CX), but what about the employee experience (EX)?  As businesses increasingly realize that their workforce is their greatest asset, employee experience is gaining traction as an important line item in employers’ annual budgets. But what is employee experience, exactly? Is it just another buzzword for employee engagement? How …

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How to Improve Your Hiring, Onboarding, and Training in 2021

How are you approaching hiring, training and onboarding in 2021? Onboarding new hires may look very different today from how they looked this time last year. Many businesses now have a remote workforce meaning that new employees may have to be integrated and trained remotely. With traditional shoulder-to-shoulder training no longer possible for many, how …

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Measuring the Business Impact of L&D: Turn Insights into Action

This is the final part of a four-part series on how L&D teams can effectively demonstrate the business impact of their learning programs. Read parts one, two, and three for added context. As mentioned in part three of this series, if the bare minimum ‘table stakes’ metrics are all you’re tracking, you will never be …

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Measuring the Business Impact of L&D: Link Learning Data to KPIs

This is part three 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. In part one of this series, we began by honoring the reality of the pandemic’s impact on L&D and the need for organizations to “reset.” Part two introduced …

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