Hybrid working: what does it mean for my organisation?

It seems as if everyone is talking about hybrid working right now. As organisations and businesses are re-awakening after lockdowns and stretching their way into the world where the pandemic still has a presence, senior leaders and managers are working out how to balance the demands of productivity, employee engagement and customer satisfaction.

Build vs buy? Develop talent in-house with the right learning technology

Research by Josh Bersin found that it costs roughly $30,000 or more to recruit a mid-career software engineer earning £150,000-200,000 a year (recruitment fees, recruiting technology, advertising, onboarding and increased risk of rapid turnover), compared to $20,000 or less to reskill an employee.

Onboarding new staff or reboarding? How technology can help with the heavy-lifting

A brilliant onboarding experience for new staff is vital for engaging employees and avoiding early losses or even worse – loss before employment has even started. 

The role of technology in Employee Experience

Recently an extensive piece of research on employee experience (EX) was carried out by The Josh Bersin Company, with participation from 982 organisations. Read the insights and take aways from 5App's Head of Product, Duncan Barrett. 

How to support learning and reskilling on a budget

Over half the global workforce will require reskilling by 2025, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). In it’s The Future of Jobs Report 2020, the WEF predicts that 85 million jobs will be redundant by then due to tech innovation and automation, while 97 million new roles will be created.

Seven ways to improve employee experience

Employee experience matters more now than ever before, so much so that 92% of HR leaders say it’s their number one priority this year. It matters to employees and it matters to HR, but it also matters just as much to employers.

Digital learning fatigue: how to avoid it whilst closing the skills gap

  Latest research from Fosway suggests a real problem with digital learning fatigue. Their  2021 Digital Learning Realities Survey report highlights that it is more of an issue now than before the pandemic for over half of all organisations. 

Knowledge sharing: what it is and why it's critical to business success

Knowledge sharing is key to organisational success. When knowledge flows freely in the workplace, it improves performance, productivity and innovation. It also improves the employee experience and employee engagement.

Business software solutions - why take two bottles into the shower?

  Business software is like hair products - you're not entirely sure of the consequences of not having them.

New research reveals current skills gap pressures

Press release: New research from learning and communications platform vendor, 5App and global learning and development (L&D) experts, Hemsley Fraser, reveals that tackling skills gaps will be the next major challenge for L&D and HR practitioners.

Mental Health Awareness Week – Wellbeing resources for all employees

To mark Mental Health Awareness week 2021, we take a look at the importance of relevant, accessible wellbeing resources in supporting good mental health. 

Bridging the soft skills gap – don’t forget your accidental managers

  Most organisations have them: those individuals who have been given managerial responsibilities with little training. These are the accidental managers, and they need your support.