Are You Part of a Modern L&D Organization?

Crystal Kadakia Posted by Crystal Kadakia, HR Consultant, Owner, Invati Consulting.


Being part of a modern learning and development (L&D) organization can be easier than you think.

Being part of a modern learning and development (L&D) organization can be easier than you think. It does not mean you have to buy and learn to use all the latest high-tech apps, software, and e-whatever. Instead, it means looking at the role of L&D through a different lens. Most L&D organizations are caught up in the rat race of trying to deliver more and more training to help employees stay up-to-date with their job needs. For L&D people, the job is overwhelming! We get one training program deployed only to discover that it’s already out of date because of a new software update or competitive market change. Further, employees are not very happy with what L&D is delivering. Only 7 percent say that L&D even influences their learning. Now look at employee satisfaction ratings for L&D. Some studies show that 18 percent of employees respond favorably when asked about their L&D organization, but 44 percent respond unfavorably! Who wants to work in an organization with such numbers? Corporate leadership wants L&D to succeed. They are giving us more money because they don’t want there to be any capability gaps in the workforce. Spending on training increased 15 percent in […]