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.

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.

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.

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.

How to build a business case for a learning platform

Where do you start if you are looking to make your first purchase of a learning platform? The learning technology market is awash with vendors that – taken at face value – do similar things.

The role of communication in learning: the 5App pillars

More than a third (36%) of the UK workforce worked exclusively from home between 24 April and 3 May last year, according to ONS statistics. 

Best online learning formats to engage your staff

Last year saw the acceleration of digital learning in most organisations. 

Bridging the digital talent gap

Working from home during the Covid-19 pandemic has shown the critical role of digital in accelerating change in how we work. 

3 learning metrics business leaders need to drive performance

Learning has become more important to organisations than ever before. Without it, organisations diminish their ability to adapt to change.