The short shelf life of skills and a tightening labour market are giving rise to a multitude of skill gaps. Businesses are fighting to stay ahead of the curve, trying to hold onto their best talent and struggling to fill key positions. Individuals are conscious of staying relevant in the age of automation.
Enter the talent development function.
These organisational leaders create learning opportunities to enable employee growth and achievement. They have the ability to guide their organisations to success in tomorrow’s labour market, but they can’t do it alone.
LinkedIn surveyed approximately 4,000 professionals globally with the goal of providing a holistic view of modern workplace learning.
Their research shows that today’s talent developer is being asked to balance competing demands from executives, managers, and employees alike: They must play a critical role in shaping future workforce strategy, while delivering hyper-relevant content to support employee needs of today, and cater these vast efforts to a multi-generational workforce with varied learning preferences.
To balance these competing demands, talent development leaders today are embracing the role of “relationship builder”—cultivating the relationships that are the backbone of a learning culture that thrives in a workforce of constant change.
The above is a short excerpt from the report…
Explore the top trends here: https://learning.linkedin.com/resources/workplace-learning-report-2018
See the full report PDF here: https://learning.linkedin.com/content/dam/me/learning/en-us/pdfs/linkedin-learning-workplace-learning-report-2018.pdf