2020 Workplace learning insights

The Future of Work Is Here

Optimize your organization with future-focused learning, training, and development. Adapt your workplace today, to thrive tomorrow.

The #1 challenge for a Learning and Development (L&D) manager is unawareness by employees of their personal skills or performance gaps.

Upskilling is a necessity in the workplace

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) has brought about a period of unparalleled technological advancement. Humanity’s place in the traditional workplace is being challenged and in order to not only survive but thrive, organizations and employees need to learn to upskill to stay relevant.

40% of HR, L&D and talent managers, as well as 47% of people managers, are coping with the significant changes of the 4IR by upskilling their teams to close skills gaps rather than hiring outside talent.

The future of work is human-led

The future of work is human-led

What do humans do best? Learn to adapt. Humans and machines will increasingly work side by side, but human-centered skills will become more and more sought after as critical thinking, leadership and interpersonal skills become highly-valued.

Technology is the catalyst to change in the workplace but humans are the sustaining force behind the machines.

A need for new skills

A need for new skills

The workplace report from GetSmarter revealed findings that there is a need to empower employees to gain knowledge and skills, but there is also a misalignment into what skills are perceived to be the most valued ones. What are they, and are employees and management aligned on what they perceive them to be?

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Create a culture of continuous learning

Create a culture of continuous learning

As the business landscape shifts around us, businesses need to think strategically about employee development and the role they play in it.

92% of professionals feel more engaged when they are offered learning opportunities.

What are the benefits of creating a learning organization?

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GetSmarter’s latest report, which surveyed over 8,000 professionals globally, explores a rapidly changing workplace and the driving forces behind it, as well as how professionals and businesses can adapt.

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