We’re on the verge of 2019 and 2020 is knocking on our doors. How prepared are we for the talent chasm?
Advances in technology, innovation, changing demographic trends, economic realignment, hyper-competitive job market, and globalization of markets have radically altered the way we work. Due to the transition, employers are now keen to hire employees with newer skillsets.
As talent development unfolds, let us have a glance at the upcoming 🔗talent development trends in the coming year ahead.
👉Video, a dominant medium engaging learning format
Through video, learning format and engagement motivated learners to be at a constant pace. It is also said that the viewers retain 95% of the content when they’re watching it on a video in comparison to those reading it through text. Well, it is not so difficult to incorporate video content into your learning program. One way to do it is by leveraging a video learning solution and host it securely on your website or perhaps directly into your talent development platform.
Moreover, we’re all acquainted with utilizing videos in our content. Thus, in the same manner, you need to incorporate the same consumer-grade experience in support of diverse training. The integration of video into learning and development (L&D) content mix will eventually facilitate self-driven learning and well as placing people to have their development experience.
👉HR analytics to keep growing
During the past decade, several executives had misguided information regarding HR not to be a cost center since they were never involved in impacting revenue. But this isn’t true, without the help of HR and talent development such processes would have been impossible to take up. 🔗Talent managers need to leverage talent within the organization and allow HR professionals along with learning leaders to build a bridge that will connect between business outcomes and the talent management programs.
👉Talent development to go mobile
The world we’re living in today has gone mobile. From regular shifts that take place at offices has now transformed into workers working from a coffee shop, their homes, airports, and at times even their car. A study by Zug, Switzerland-based service office provider “IWG” said that there were at least 70% workers globally who work from home at least once a week, and 53% prefer remote working for half the week.
This is one reason why mobile has dominated the world as a computing platform of choice.
Also, due to the invention of better smartphones, tablets, along with other tablet devices has entirely changed the expectations from the newer workforce generation.
👉High performing culture: more effective learning
Based on a “Performance Management Study” by Brandon Hall Group revealed that organizations with higher-performing cultures were more effective in learning that helps drive better business outcomes. However, for a high performing organization, learning is not the outcome but the behavior that drives the performance.
Talent managers will require to empower employees to drive their learning development that is aligned to the organizational goal and business growth.
The 🔗Talent Development Factsheet by Talent Management Institute(TMI) identifies the challenges and upcoming trends turning the spotlight on talent development for 2020.
Business transformation and the demand for newer workers will call for fresh talent knowing the latest trends. To stay updated and understand what’s in store in the future, senior management professionals will need to align talent development with larger corporate strategies.
As we enter the new year, we need to consider these talent challenges and come out with solutions since they will quickly escalate to become more profound. As a result, HR leaders and talent leaders are now looking up to entertain modern approaches. But before moving forward, there is a list of talent development trends you need to watch out in the upcoming year.