Category Archives: The Millennial Workforce

millennials

Millennials And Digital Learning: How They’re Going To Help You Improve

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No matter how you feel about them, this much we know is true: Millennials are an inescapable part of the corporate landscape. In fact, by 2030, they won’t just be part of the corporate landscape, they will make up 75 percent of the dominant generation.

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corporate university

The Corporate University Shift: Why Great Companies Invest in Custom Learning

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The term “corporate university” might conjure images of boring training and hours of video, but don’t sell them short: When executed well, corporate universities can be a major play for employee productivity and retention.

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diversity, diversity and inclusion

Why We Need To Expand The Definition of Workplace Diversity

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A 2014 study by SAP had some interesting findings about workplace diversity:

When polled about the biggest concerns being faced by HR managers surrounding diversity at work, 60 percent cited employees’ lack of interest in assimilating workplace values, 50 percent were worried about conflicting generational values, and 47 percent said that they were concerned about the so-called “unrealistic expectations of millennial employees.”

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Why Diversity Training Doesn’t Work And How to Fix it

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Ah, mandatory diversity training. Everyone dreads it because it comes across as one of two ways:

  1. Much too harsh and confrontational
  2. Extremely condescending

But for many organizations, educating employees about their differences is a non-negotiable part of workplace culture. There has to be a better way to think about diversity at work though, right?

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intrapreneur, elearning

5 Reasons Why Your Company Needs to Start a Learning Program for Intrapreneur Superstars

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Since the dawn of well, business, entrepreneurship has been the gold standard for true innovation. Entrepreneurs–the fearless few who innovate, collaborate, and create jobs for others–are both tasked and credited with some of the greatest revolutions of our time. But why should entrepreneurs (and their small businesses) reap all the benefits of agility, nimbleness, and creativity?

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Learning leaders

10 Opportunities for Learning Leaders to Drive Change in the Industry

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In some ways, the learning industry evolves quickly and trends change all of the time (like these 3 trends we found earlier in the year). But in other ways, it’s not changing fast enough. Innovation in leadership development, employee development, and education is the lifeblood of staying current and competitive in today’s corporate landscape, and it’s up to learning leaders like you to drive that change.

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Why Learning Agility Might Be The Most Important Skill For Business Leaders To Hone

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The American philosopher Eric Hoffer said “In times of change, learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.”

In short, it’s those who are primed to learn and ready to adapt that have the best chance at success.

Today, we call that ability to learn and grow quickly “learning agility,” and it’s a characteristic of some of the greatest minds of our generation. Proving that you can quickly adapt to new ideas separates the true visionaries from those that are simply content to exist in their current state; resting on their current knowledge and relying on old information to coast through their careers.

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How Top Fortune 500 Companies Are Using eLearning to Increase Office Productivity

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Finding ways to increase productivity is a goal of every business in existence. If your employees seem a little sluggish, it’s not your imagination nor your impatience. According to a 2014 Salary.com survey, a whopping 89 percent of workers admitted to wasting time during the course of their workday, with 62 percent copping to at least 30 minutes of lost time. When broken down by age groups, it’s millennials–employees aged 18 to 32–who waste the most time; between 91 percent and 95 percent report boondoggling at work.

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