Where Companies Go Wrong with Learning and Development - Deepstash

Education often isn’t so much about learning useful job skills, but about people showing off, or “signaling.”

Employees often signal through continuous professional education (CPE) c...

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Where Companies Go Wrong with Learning and Development

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People learn best when they have to learn. Applying what’s learned to real-world situations strengthens one’s focus and determination to learn.

Today’s employees often...

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Want to see eyes glaze over quicker than you can finish this sentence? Mandate that busy employees attend a training session on “business writing skills”, or “conflict resolution”, or some other su...

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Like first year college students who forget 60% of what they learn in high school, studying merely to get the CPE credit suggests that employees, too, will quickly forget what they learn.

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Our brains quickly forget what we don’t use. Incorporating new learning into your work is one way to retain knowledge.

Another is spaced repetition. It refers to spreading learning out over t...

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