The current uncertain situation over the Coronavirus provides opportunities for Learning and Development (L&D) to do what it does best. It’s also a chance to leverage the power of employee engagement to aid productivity.
Companies having success with mitigating turnover have a different approach to learning overall. They are far more likely to include feedback from learners and more likely to align strategy with learner objectives.
Organizations must stop paying mere lip service to the transformation of learning and break out of the traditional practices, processes, and infrastructure that keep them from moving forward.
The biggest causes of insufficient leadership are inadequate succession management and ineffective identification of high-potentials, Brandon Hall Group research found.
The learning ecosystem continues to evolve and grow in scope and complexity.
4 key areas of focus for CLOs to ensure a learning content strategy will pay dividends by engaging all learners and ensuring that learning is in the flow of work.
Organizations must aggressively focus on developing more managers who have the competencies and skills to drive employee performance through meaningful interactions in the flow of work.
Employers struggle to establish, measure, and develop competencies and skills for their employees.
How can employers make better use of assessments to reduce liability and capture validated insights to drive hiring and talent development?
The workforce is changing dramatically, leading to a future that will look very different than today.
Talent development is a matrix of strategies and processes that must work in concert for real impact.
What does it take to create a more impactful and engaging learning experience that improves individual and business performance? Personalization, reinforcement, and adaptability.
As performance management evolves, organizations must collect as much data as possible to see if the changes they are making work or if further adjustments and training are needed.
Organizations whose leaders take responsibility for driving engagement and a culture of diversity and inclusion, and operate from a single, well-defined leadership model are significantly more likely to have leadership development programs that deliver business impact
Looking ahead to what the early adopters already know and do.
The new learning landscape is a collection of always-on elements working together. The shift to this new architecture is underway, as evidenced by the current priorities for learning organizations.
HR onboarding is an area of talent acquisition that is getting a lot of focus. First impressions count, and there's a link between a bad onboarding experience and turnover.
Only 35 percent of organizations said their performance development process is aligned with their organization’s business objectives, according to Brandon Hall Group’s HCM Outlook 2018 Study.
New approaches to the process empower managers to align workers’ goals with business priorities.
More than half of companies in Brandon Hall Group’s 2018 Learning Strategy Study identify compliance training as a high priority for Learning & Development, more than even job-specific skills or leadership development.
Career development is a vitally important journey for employees and employers.
Instead of finding a solution and forcing it upon learners, use a blend of technologies to create experiences to meet the needs of the business and the learners.
For organizations shopping for their first learning management system (LMS) or replacing an existing solution, here are the 11 steps required for selecting a learning technology solution.
Brandon Hall Group’s 2018 Learning Measurement Study found that few organizations collect metrics that help link learning to organizational and individual performance. In fact, only about 8 percent of companies truly measure different types of learning with an eye on business results.
Only 39 percent of companies report their learning strategy is linked to the business, according to Brandon Hall Group’s 2018 Learning Strategy Survey.
High-performance organizations are far more likely to leverage modalities such as videos, social/collaboration tools, mobile learning, and games as part of their learning strategy, according to Brandon Hall Group’s 2017 Training Benchmarking Study.
Below are 25 thought leaders in the eLearning industry that we’re following right now. Note: these are organized in alphabetical order by last name.
It happens to all of us. That moment in our lives where we stop looking for inspiration for a moment, take a step back and realize that inspiration, in fact, comes to us.
There’s a revolution going on in corporate human resources departments, and the much-hated annual performance review is in the cross-fire.
You should be excited to get up every day and go to work, just as you look forward to your weekend activities and seeing your friends and family.
The technology employed to deliver learning and development within organizations has grown increasingly varied and complex. The cloud, social tools, mobile technologies, and other advances have opened up a host of opportunities for new learning experiences—so much so that exploring new technologies has become the top L&D priority. Exploring new and different technologies surpassed even developing a learning strategy as the top focus over the next 12 months, according to Brandon Hall Group’s just-released 2016 Learning Technology Study.
As Yahoo's Marissa Mayer was preparing to outline a cost-cutting plan to shareholders Tuesday during its earnings announcement -- one that included cuts to the struggling company's workforce -- a former employee filed a lawsuit alleging that the company's performance review system was discriminatory and violated federal and state laws on mass layoffs.
A new study reveals that 95% of companies admit to recruiting the wrong people each year. Here’s how to avoid making their mistakes.
Some 36 percent of organizations say their leadership development practices are still below average or poor, according to Brandon Hall Group's 2015 State of Leadership Development Study of more than 500 organizations.
While leadership development earns a top spot year after year after year on organizations' talent priority lists, 36 percent do not have a formal leadership development strategy, according to 2015 Brandon Hall Group’s State of Leadership Development Study.
Training Magazine featured Brandon Hall Group's Senior Learning Anaylist, David Wentworth's latest research article titled
Training Magazine featured Brandon Hall Group's Talent Acquisition Anaylist, Kyle Lagunas' latest research article titled "New Hire Onboarding as a Driver of Employee Engagement."
Brandon Hall Group's Chairman and CEO, Mike Cooke, sat down with Steve Boese and Trish McFarlane on the HR Happy Hour Show to talk about what analyst firms do and how HR leaders can be helped by the advisory services they provide in addition to the research.</p>
Learning & Development (L&D) has come of age. No longer seen as a cost center on the margins of an organization, L&D has taken center stage as a mission-critical part of the enterprise, according to Brandon Hall Group’s 2014 Learning & Development Benchmarking study.
Learning management system (LMS) solutions are underperforming in the eyes of the organizations that use them, according to an annual LMS Trends Survey conducted by research/analyst firm Brandon Hall Group.
View The Bill Kutik Radio Show to hear CEO Mike Cooke discuss his opinions on the analyst industry
The debate over the existence, causes, and extent of a skills gap in the U.S.—and around the world—continues to rage. A barrage of research (see seems to indicate a growing skills gap, while Peter Capelli, professor of Management and Director of the Center for Human Resources at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, wrote a book last year focused on debunking the premise behind the U.S. skills gap. He asserted that most companies were simply not willing to pay enough or unwilling to give new employees the opportunity to obtain the required skills.
As CLOs and learning professionals strive to make learning more personal and meaningful in the era of big data, reconciling the jump in the amount of data out there with the need to make learning individualized and delivered at just the right time and in just the right way remains challenging.
Mike Cooke at Lunch with DriveThruHR @MikeCCooke visits with @bryanwempen @williamtincup & @thehrbuddy about what is keeping them up at night.
2013 is here, and the business community is poised and ready to take advantage of a year filled with possibilities - a year in which the impact of social, mobile, and cloud is no longer a question of when but how much? A year in which words such as data analytics, contextual information, and adaptive engagement models will become just as important to the talent and learning communities as they’ve become to the marketing and sales functions. A year in which business performance is redefined and the role of Leadership, Sales, Marketing, Learning, and Talent all will be re-evaluated. It is a year of new directions.