a problem rumbling when it comes to social recruiting, writes recruitment expert Bill Boorman. Talent professionals are
asking whether - after several years of increasing adoption - it is worth
continuing investing time and money in social recruiting, or to return to more
traditional, tested methods. And crucially,
what metrics do you actually need to get an answer to this conundrum?
problem is that people have changed. They’ve changed the way in which they
connect with companies, and what they are looking for before they commit to
applying for an opportunity. They are looking for influence before application,
but what influences decisions is a hard thing to measure.
Continue reading "Beyond the hype: The ROI of Social Recruitment" »
Bob Danna, a director
at Bersin by Deloitte started his Learning Technologies conference session today by
sharing data from the recently published Bersin UK L&D Outlook Report.
It makes for interesting reading:
- Training spend per learner is on average £838 in the UK vs £441 in
- L&D staffing per 1,000 employees is on average 10.1 in the UK vs 4.2 in the
- Training hours per learner is 7.4 hours a year in the UK vs 22 in the
US. The US has embraced a lot of virtual and blended learning.
Continue reading "Learning Technologies 2013 - Becoming a High Performance Learning Organisation" »
Futurist Gerd Leonhard kicked off day two of the Learning
Technologies Conference 2013 with a look into developments in learning in the
coming five to ten years.
He told delegates to be mindful of the following 10 trends:
1 Embrace and design for social, local and mobile.
In the next three years 60% of internet traffic will come from mobile devices.
Currently 10% of global web traffic comes from mobile. Leonhard said that
mobile devices will get cheaper and cheaper, as will connectivity, and this
will see huge growth of web activity especially in emerging markets. Imagine
having five billion people online, he said.
Continue reading "Learning Technologies 2013 - Future Learning Trends" »
Today at the Learning
Technologies 2013 conference and exhibition Lumesse ran a session on agile and
business driven learning solutions. A packed house heard Lumesse's manager of
learning solutions Carole Bower and organisational learning consultant Paul Rudd
discuss business agility and the role of learning in the future
Continue reading "Learning Technologies 2013 - Creating agile, business driven learning solutions" »
This afternoon, David Perring and David Wilson of analyst eLearnity, asked delegates - both in the room and on Twitter - to pose questions focused around, 'The Corporate Realities of elearning'.
The questions were many and varied as you can see from the tweets below. Here is an outline some of the key questions and the eLearnity feedback.
Where should the 70:20:10 model of learning sit in elearning?
eLearnity: It is better to think about the impact of learning rather than models. That said, there is a tension in doing informal learning in formal, regulated learning environments.
Continue reading "Learning Technologies 2013 - Analyst Q&A" »
The reality for organisations is that they are changing and changing rapidly and this is problematic for L&D, says Nigel Paine, the BBC's former chief learning officer.
Talking at the Learning Technologies 2013 conference, Paine told delegates that L&D could limp along doing what it has always done or look to change itself in line with changes across the wider business.
Continue reading "Learning Technologies 2013 - Creating Impact in L&D" »