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.

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.

How to improve learner engagement in the hybrid workplace - 5App Hub

The way we work has changed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. In particular, employers are looking to embrace hybrid ways of working. 

Does your learning support employee mental health in the new working environment?

Covid-19, lockdown and working from home created a workforce crisis point which organisations and employees have been working through for the last 12 months.

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.

How to create an inclusive culture: the role of EDI resources

Everyone performs better when they feel valued and there is plenty of evidence to show that inclusive organisations get better results. 

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. 

5App’s 2021 agenda: agility, skills and remote working

A new year, a new lockdown, but the same priorities and challenges for UK employers: digital-first working, communication and learning. 

5App: learning from 2020 to shape online learning in 2021

What a year 2020 has been. Unprecedented in so many ways, this year has been shaped by the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on our work and home lives.