Magazine article Talent Development

Beat the Clock

Magazine article Talent Development

Beat the Clock

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In a world where employees can barely dedicate 1 percent of the workweek to learning, as reported by Bersin by Deloitte, we are left with minutes--not hours or days--to create results. These constraints mean training is changing, and whether we like it or not, that affects modern learners' expectations. These three learning strategies will help you reach employees during their busy days:

Think of moments. When employees have time to learn, it's usually in a flash. They also often have a need during performance moments. That's where microlearning comes in. When designing your microlearning assets, ask yourself how they serve that moment of need. For example, rather than having a five-minute module on "Helping Customers Understand the Benefits of Our Products," does it make more sense to have a 60-second video called "Five Key Benefits of Our New Products"?

Next, consider making your content mobile-optimized, not just mobile-ready. And finally, don't limit yourselves to bite-size videos. Short quizzes for reinforcement can drive powerful learning retention, too. …

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