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Leading leadership company Ken Blanchard
Company provides valuable insights into the training future. Here is a paraphrased
summary of David Witt’s article and link to the entire piece.
2019 Learning & Development Trends—10 Expert Predictions
NOVEMBER 27, 2018 DAVID WITT Ken Blanchard Program Director
2019 is right around the corner. What are the top issues leadership, learning, and talent development professionals will be facing in
the coming year?
10 industry experts have identified some of the key trends that will be influencing strategies—read on to see how they might impact your organization’s planned initiatives.
1. The coexistence of workers and automation
and robotics is guaranteed to be in our
futures. Voice systems are already in
place for consumer marketing and
advanced customer service answering
systems are developing at break neck
2. Using mindfulness to relieve stressed
Stress is prevalent in the
workplace, using meditation and mind
relaxing stimulation can relieved the
3. Making better use of existing
Developing skills and
productivity of existing employees can
lessen the dependency on hiring while
given employees a long term path to
4. Providing skill gap training as a part
opportunities to interns,
apprenticeships and pre-employment
raining can set your company up as a
model place to work.
5. Company culture steps into the
company’s values and ethos into the
general public’s eye. If you are built on
teamwork and collaboration showcase
it and it will attract those who strive in
6. Developing RQ (Robotics Quotient)
To work side by side with AI and robotics
you will need to up your game.
7. More aggressive recruiting using
Its becoming less
about you selecting talent than talent
selecting you. Make your case for a
special and rewarding environment.
8. Equal pay and unconscious bias
Be proactive identifying and assuring
equal pay in all positions in the
9. Predictive analytics and virtual
Training virtually on tough
situations or key scenarios can be
achieved with VR.
10. Refinements to digital and mobile
While YouTube and other
mediums have made videos and
gaming great platforms remember the
training goal is different and not intended
to be the addictive use model.
VITAL MGMT's Take:
As small companies we suffer for precious little resources being given to recruiting, training, developing our most valuable asset:
PEOPLE. Companies that can scale and achieve this will win every time.
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