Companies are using technology, both online learning platforms and more informal collaboration and learning tools, more than ever before. In today’s changed world, digital learning and online learning platforms have a real chance to prove their worth and deliver measurable business value. This gives HR and L&D professionals a role to play in creating an effective digital learning environment, by helping their workforce maximize technology.
Globalization and digital transformation are changing the way business works, and more organizations are upskilling their employees in order to keep up - it’s simply not enough for teams to speak only one language. When a company limits itself to speaking only one language it is missing out on opportunities to develop new partnerships and secure new clients. Many companies are at different stages in their digital transformation journeys, and have questions about best practices when it comes to corporate language training in the digital world.
In an increasingly interconnected world, in which communication across borders is imperative to the success of modern organizations, language training cannot be overlooked. If you’re an HR or L&D professional tasked with finding a corporate language training partner for your organization, there is a lot to consider while you navigate through the wide variety of providers on the market.
In a bid to drive enhanced performance, companies are shifting from top-down hierarchies to flatter structures with cross-functional teams. According to research from Deloitte, “the shift from hierarchies to cross-functional teams is well underway. Our data shows that adopting team structures improves organizational performance for those that have made the journey; organizations that have not risk falling further behind.” More than half of respondents to Deloitte’s survey (53%) report a significant improvement in performance after switching to a team-based model of working.
Individual learner’s brains are unique – and they are constantly changing and adapting. As we learn, new connections are made, and new neural pathways are created. This is known as neuroplasticity.
Employability is key in a fast-changing world. In the workplace, learners are motivated to keep their skills up-to-date so that they don't fall behind. If companies are to retain their best performing employees, it is vital to offer the best learning and development opportunities.