Strategies to reskill the global workforce: Learning Technologies Group launches new white paper

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The white paper consolidates extensive research to identify five seismic forces that are disrupting the global workplace, as well as practical advice on how to overcome these concerns.

Learning Technologies Group has launched a new white paper which consolidates extensive research to identify five seismic forces that are disrupting the global workplace, as well as practical advice on how to overcome these concerns.
Talent shortages, combined with increasingly complex technological and workforce demands, mean that now is the time to reskill our workforces. We believe that this starts by reinventing and joining together two parts of the business that have often been separated: Learning and Talent.

Learning Technologies Group (LTG), the global leader in workplace learning and talent solutions and services, has published a new white paper on the reskilling crisis, titled ‘A Human Framework for Reskilling: How 5 Seismic Forces Are Driving the Reinvention of Learning & Talent’.

Authored by Piers Lea, Learning Technologies Group’s Chief Strategy Officer, it consolidates key strategic thinking from LTG’s portfolio of market-leading learning and talent companies, in addition to pulling together research into the global workforce.

It identifies five factors affecting businesses and their employees:
1. Increasing complexities in business operations and work
2. The constant—and constantly accelerating—pace of change
3. Unprecedented demographic shifts that are shrinking talent pools
4. An increasing need for sustainable productivity to create competitive advantage
5. Changing employee expectations around work and the workplace

As well as pinpointing the seismic forces compelling large organizations to reinvent learning and talent with an empathetic eye on their people, the white paper also lists over 35 strategic actions that professionals can take to align executive, HR, and L&D leaders on the shared goal of reskilling the workforce.

“Today’s CEOs know that you can no longer hire your way to success. Talent shortages, combined with increasingly complex technological and workforce demands, mean that now is the time to reskill our workforces. We believe that this starts by reinventing and joining together two parts of the business that have often been separated: Learning and Talent,” said the white paper’s author, Piers Lea.

“It’s estimated that by 2022, nearly 80% of organizational skills will need to be reprioritized or revisited because of digital transformation. Reskilling helps organizations withstand the disruptive pressures already taking place in our daily lives, but there’s no one-size-fits all approach. With this white paper, we hope to shine a spotlight on what we see as the way businesses, in the face of overwhelming change, can close the gap between current and future capability.”

Aimed at enterprise CHROs, CLOs, and CEOs to support business cases as well as anyone looking to understand and invest in the workplace learning and talent market, ‘A Human Framework for Reskilling: How 5 Seismic Forces Are Driving the Reinvention of Learning & Talent’ is now available as a free download on ltgplc.com.

To find out more, contact reskilling@ltgplc.com.

About LTG
Learning Technologies Group is a global leader in workplace learning and talent. Working as a strategic partner, we deliver a unique mix of products and services to help clients close the gap between current and future workforce capability.

We serve enterprise clients in rapidly changing industries, where market differentiation hinges on building a skilled, agile, and energised workforce. That is, we help them put the best people in the right roles, becoming the best they can be.

Our companies connect clients with unparalleled depth in talent management solutions, learning content, and learning technologies—from enterprise platforms to personalised and immersive learning experiences. Our products are best-of-breed, with ever-developing rich data visualisation and insights so clients can connect L&D and talent decisions to business outcomes. Clients trust our experts to listen hard and think creatively, tailoring each solution to their context and culture and putting learning at the heart of talent strategy.

Since 2016, we have earned over 60 industry awards. Highly ranked by Brandon Hall, Fosway, IDC, and Aragon Research, LTG products and services are used by more than 2,700 clients, reaching 25 million employees in over 200 countries.

For more, visit ltgplc.com.

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