Gartner Research

The Right Way to Reskill Employees for the Future

Published: 22 February 2019

ID: G00431267

Analyst(s): Enterprise Risk Management Research Team

Summary

Organizations must upgrade and teach skills at speed and scale, but what’s the best way to do this? Most turn to easy-to-use, ongoing development for skills the business finds important, but this method doesn’t work. For a staff that learns 25% faster, three connections are crucial.

Table Of Contents

Continuous-Learning Theory Falls Short in Practice

A Better Way: Center on Individual Learners and Their Careers

Practical Tactics for Functional Leaders

Look Further Than Your Own Department for Skills That L&D Should Teach Your Staff

Explain to Employees How Gaining New Skills Will Help Them Personally

Tips for Making the Link Between Learning New Skills and Personal Career Growth

Tell Staff About Emerging Career Paths and Skills To Demonstrate Opportunities

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