SuccessFactors: Employee Development Key to Successful Workforce
A survey commissioned by SuccessFactors found that 87% of employees feel they could be more productive in their job with more employee development and training programmes.
A survey commissioned by SuccessFactors found that 87% of employees feel they could be more productive in their job with more employee development and training programmesi. In a world where some skills are becoming increasingly scare, this may suggest that there are opportunities to overcome this challenge from within the business. The combination of rapid technological development, weak economies, poorly aligned education structure and an aging workforce means that a war for talent is fast becoming a reality.
With an ageing population and strong competition to find talented employees in a shrinking pool, many industries are facing a skills shortage. There will be winners and losers in the imminent war for talent.
Employees themselves are enthusiastic about developing their skills. In the research it was found that 90% felt that employee development or training would be beneficial if available. However, 68% say they are not encouraged to actively seek staff development or trainingi.
The use of technology for learning is widespread, but the process of learning is changing. Systems now provide learning options that extend into the lives of employees using technology that crosses a formal, informal and social learning experience. Embracing this shift can help to improve the learning and development strategies with your organisation and help to address some of the the complex challenges HR now faces in plugging the talent shortage. So it’s clear, staff development is high on everyone’s agenda and talent and learning management technology can play a decisive role in enabling to make it happen.
Business leaders can discover the impact talent and learning management technology could have on their business’ performance by taking SuccessFactors’ quick benchmarking test to see how their company compares to other companies. Immediate recommendations are made on what to do, making improvements, and where to get guidance on creating a winning talent management strategy.
Visit http://www.successfactors-skilledworkforce.com/benchmarking.php to take SuccessFactors’ benchmarking test. Also, to learn more about Business Execution Software and Learning Management solutions, visit http://www.successfactors.com.
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