I read through a number of articles and blog posts each day as part of my ongoing professional development. Each week, I curate a few of my favorites, including a brief introduction explaining why I find the post valuable and recommend you read it.

Here’s a summary of this week’s content:

  • How AI is revolutionizing HR processes and focus
  • An exploration of diverse eLearning writing techniques
  • AI's impact on workplace diversity initiatives
  • Insights and reflections from DevLearn 2023
  • A look at L&D disparities in workforce

The HR Game is Changing
The article by Lydia Wu provides valuable insights on the impact of AI in HR, highlighting its role in reshaping recruitment processes, elevating the expertise of HR professionals, accelerating work output expectations, invalidating traditional excuses for task avoidance, and encouraging HR to focus more on the human aspect of their work, thus signaling a significant shift in the HR landscape.

10 Types Of Writing For eLearning
This comprehensive article by Connie Malamed emphasizes the multifaceted nature of writing for eLearning, detailing various styles and techniques necessary for instructional designers, from on-screen text to technical writing and storytelling, highlighting the importance of engaging and effective communication in diverse educational contexts.

Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility Efforts
This article highlights the transformative role of AI in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace by enhancing the capabilities and performance of individuals with disabilities, emphasizing its impact on hiring practices, and fostering a more inclusive work environment.

DevLearn 2023 - Las Vegas (Show Notes!)
I share this post from Cammy Bean for two reasons; first, it highlights key insights from the 2023 DevLearn conference, which is a great resource for those who missed the event and those who attended but want to revisit some of the key themes. It's also a great example of how reflection, sharing, and writing can be great ways to enhance the practical takeaways from attending any learning conference.

Workers point to L&D disparities between front-line office employees
The article by Carolyn Crist highlights employees' strong desire for personal and professional growth, emphasizing the importance of investment in learning and development as a key factor in talent retention and revealing the disparities in training opportunities, particularly for front-line workers.