How to accelerate skills development and learning

The skills challenge is something facing all employers. According to research carried out by McKinsey 94% of the workforce “lack the full suite of skills they will require in 2030 to perform their jobs well.”

Challenges for D&I in the new hybrid work model

The hybrid work model is here to stay. Nine out of 10 organisations plan to offer a mix of in-house and remote working post pandemic, according to a study by the management consultancy McKinsey. However, only a third have a detailed vision of what this hybrid model will look like and even fewer – one in ten – have begun communicating and piloting their vision.

How do you choose the right channels for hybrid learning?

For many organisations there has been a big shift in the number of people working remotely. This mix of people in different locations - offices or remotely - and at different times is reflected in the term hybrid working.  One question many organisations are wrestling with is how best to support learning and development needs in this context - in other words, how do we support a hybrid learning experience?

Top 5 people and culture challenges in the hybrid workplace

Hybrid is to 2021 as ‘pivot’ was to 2020. But anyone looking for best practices and answers about how to make it work for their organisation will have been disappointed. The truth is there’s no right or wrong, no rule book. We’re all finding our way through it and learning how to ‘office’ and how to ‘home.’

5App announces partnership with D&I content specialist, All of Us

Learning and communications platform vendor 5App today announced a partnership with diversity and inclusion experts, All of Us and the launch of the D&I Engagement Hub.

What is hybrid working and 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.