Global workforce reveals learning and development not meeting their needs

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79% of employees would like to see a bigger focus on Learning and Development at work. As 85% currently struggle to access training in their workplace. And, only 16% of employees find learning offered in their work very effective.

New research published today by City & Guilds Group, the leading global skills organization. Which reveals that while employees around the world have a strong appetite for learning. Therefore, They are inhibited by a lack of accessible, appropriate and engaging training opportunities.

Learning & Development Research by City & Guilds

The study, conducted by City & Guilds Group business Kineo, which surveyed 6500 employees and 1300 employers. Across 13 markets – found that 79% of employees would like to see a bigger focus on training and people development in their workplace. With many failing to see a positive impact of learning and development (L&D) on either their career progression (39%), performance at work (29%) or understanding of their organization and sector (32%). So, It is clear current programs aren’t quite hitting the mark.

The research shows that access to training is a major obstacle. And, with 85% of employees saying they have experienced problems accessing L&D activity in their workplace. Respondents cited not having enough time to get into training as a significant barrier. Along with technical issues and design flaws.

For 59% of employees, the current training content they receive is not always considered exciting or engaging. So, Making it clear that content and delivery methods need a global overhaul. According to the study, employees are calling for a more curated and bespoke approach to training. And, listing more personalized (38%) and bitesize (26%) content. As well as a better blend of on. And, offline training (26%) – as key to more effectively equipping them with the skills for the future.

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Leading skincare brand Dermalogica places professional education at the heart of its organization. Committed to helping skin therapists and employees achieve their professional goals. Dermalogica has over 90 Training Centres and around 1000 Partnership Colleges worldwide.

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2 thoughts on “Global workforce reveals learning and development not meeting their needs

  1. Employees around the world have a strong appetite for learning, they are inhibited by a lack of accessible, appropriate and engaging training opportunities. LMS is the best solution for this.
    Thanks Charles for this news.

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