Training and retaining skilled IT employees can be challenging in today’s competitive job market. Companies must prioritize learning and development (L&D) initiatives for their IT workforce or risk losing their top talent.
Differences notwithstanding, a multigenerational workforce offers a distinct competitive advantage. It’s an opportunity to learn from experience and benefit from the innovation that a fresh perspective can bring.
The challenge for training and workforce development professionals will be to creatively address the need for a larger but qualified workforce pool.
The technology advancements that the Alpha generation (born after 2010) will benefit from will create a completely different learning experience and change the way knowledge is acquired. What will it look like?
At the end of the day, all businesses are left with one sole differentiator that will separate them as employer of choice for years to come: their people.
Effective training is either nonexistent or not working in today’s 21st-century workplace. The way in which training is developed and delivered for the modern workplace must change.