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10 minutes

Editor’s note: You need to look beyond the not-so-snappy title of this slide deck in order to find a treasure trove of stats about the web. This is one of those resources you might find useful when making the case for digital. There are some eye-wateringly large numbers here.

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2 minutes

Editor’s note: This research from learning supplier Kineo shows that employees want better learning content and opportunities to learn but what employers provide falls well short of expectations. This research provides a useful snapshot of what the ‘consumer’ learner is looking for.

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Editor’s note: the UK’s Office for National Statistics has produced a report on the characteristics and benefits of training at work. This is the first time the ONS has produced such a report. Interestingly, and maybe not surprisingly, older workers get the least amount of training. there are also some disparities between men and women and full-time and part-time workers.

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4 minutes (for the section on learning)

Editor’s note: Deloitte have published their latest annual report on human capital trends. at 112 pages, it is quite a read. This year’s top trend is learning – go to page 78 of the report to find insights on how learning needs to change to meet the needs of the workforce now and into the future. Central to this is learning in the flow of work.

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Editor’s note: The reason is not what you think. This is not an ego issue, rather an issue of empowerment. Research suggests that managers aren’t empowered to act on ideas from their teams. Rather they are encouraged to follow short term goals, which get in the way of pursuing ideas that might affect those goals and have longer term benefits.

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2 minutes (plus report reading time)

Editor’s note: This report has to be a wake-up call for all organisations. Research suggests that managers, rather than helping alleviate stress in the workplace, are contributing to it. That is probably not new news but it shocking nonetheless. The research shows managers are not being supported so that they can in turn better support their teams.

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2 minutes

Editor’s note: This research provides some examples of how organisations are enhancing the employee experience in order to retain employees. For example, Deutsche Telekom in the UK allows employees to use 20% of their time to work on projects that sit outside of their core role.

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Editor’s note: This analysis of LinkedIn Learning’s latest research throws up many reasons to be cheerful about digital learning. It also features an interesting slide on the benefits of learning more (called heavy learners on the slide) versus ‘light’ learners. Heavy learners, for example, are 21% more likely to feel confident in their work versus light learners as well as 47% less likely to be stressed at work.

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2 minutes

Editor’s note: This article provides some highlights from LinkedIn Learning’s latest study into learning trends based on the responses of 1,200 L&D professionals. More budget and a shift to online seem like the main trends as is the role of managers to enable learning. Is this news? Perhaps a good reminder of what peers are working on.`

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