SGPFair Blog
21 Feb 2019

Resource List #012

Corporate Training

Why adaptive learning should be the foundation of L&D strategies
As employers address their talent development needs, more than half of organizations are offering opportunities for employees to “upskill” and “reskill”. Learning & Development (L&D) organisations recognise that despite their best efforts, much of traditional corporate training is inefficient to prepare employees for new demands in the technology-enabled workforce. With this, adaptive learning may be the key differentiator for L&D teams as employers seek to upgrade worker skills.

The “Fourth Bottom Line” — Human Capital Accountability
The ‘Fourth Bottom Line’ is defined as ’a concept extended from the Triple Bottom Line’ — a concept that extends to a fourth factor (from just social, environmental, and financial) which not only has motivation for a business but also includes humanistic values like spirituality, ethics, purpose, culture, and compassion. The ’Fourth Bottom Line’ believes that human capital, not robotics or artificial intelligence, is the future of organisational success. Companies need to show the depth of their commitment to corporate development, especially as the future of work takes the spotlight as a social issue, not merely an economic one.

Corporate training tech developments you need to watch in 2019
Innovation in learning and cost efficiencies are being realised through virtual training and IT labs. Here are specific areas to consider as you look ahead.


Workspace and the Workplace

Global Talent Trends 2019 — by LinkedIn
The relationship between employers and employees is fundamentally changing, but your hiring and HR practices may not have caught up yet. LinkedIn has identified the following four trends that demonstrate this emerging dynamic: soft skills, work flexibility, anti-harassment, and pay transparency.

Workers prioritise work-life flexibility over the latest office design trends — but employers aren’t keeping up
The open office concept was a successful trend that only infuriated employees, the backlash persists up till this day as employees say that an open office layout creates distraction — and they wish that they were given a choice when it comes to where they work and the environments that inspire them to be most productive.


In other news — Business Automation

Singapore

Government will help businesses transform, reduce reliance on foreign manpower

Automation Support Package extended by 2 years

Automation: The leader of digital transformation



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