EMT205 Closing the Skills Gap: Transforming Talent Development with On-Demand Learning
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM Thursday, October 26
Expo Hall: Emerging Tech Stage
Talent has now become the number-one priority for organizations. And rightfully so: Professionals are making career decisions based on career development opportunities, or the lack thereof. In fact, in a recent LinkedIn survey, 94 percent of professionals said they’d be more likely to stay at an organization that invested in career development. With skills rapidly evolving, and the need to upskill the workforce at an all-time high, it’s never been a more exciting time to be working in corporate learning and development. And yet, more change is on the horizon.
In this session, you will learn about the top trends impacting changes in talent development; how Lynda.com and LinkedIn have partnered to deliver on-demand learning experiences that professionals actually want; and how to close critical skill gaps in your organization in order to remain competitive and keep pace with rapid changes in modern business.
In this session, you will learn:
- About top trends impacting change in the learning and development industry
- Insights about how modern professionals want to learn
- How on-demand learning tools can help you meet modern learning needs
- How talent development leaders are using insights from LinkedIn’s 500 million–plus members to deliver relevant learning programs
- How to close skills gaps in order to remain competitive
Novice to advanced designers, developers, project managers, managers, directors, and senior leaders (VP, CLO, executive, etc.).
Technology discussed in this session:
On-demand learning, online learning platforms, and microlearning.
Director of Content
LinkedIn Learning & Lynda.com
Mordy Golding is a director of content for LinkedIn Learning and Lynda.com, where he leads a team of talented subject matter experts and well-networked industry thought leaders to create and maintain a vast library of high-quality learning content, primarily in the form of on-demand, online, video-based courses. Mordy is passionate about helping people understand learning behavior and drive innovation and effectiveness in online learning. He has personally published over 50 online video courses and books, and he enjoys traveling the world helping professionals use tools and technology to be more productive and successful.