I often come across titles such as “The Importance of Training Employees”, “The Importance of Workplace Training and Development”, or “Why employee training is important”. I deliberately choose to stay away from them. I think they never reached the Offbeat shortlist, not even when I was desperate about not finding high-quality resources for the newsletter […]
If I look back at when I joined L&D I have to admit I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I knew that I liked the idea of helping others (both individuals and organizations) experience the joy of learning and reach their potential. But I knew nothing about how hard and yet […]
I think I first learned about peer-to-peer learning programs as a concept by reading Google’s case study on re:Work, just like my guest in this article: Venla Hakunti, L&D Manager and Agile HR Coach at Marley Spoon. While researching other examples, I came to learn more about social learning which is basically the theory behind […]
I’ve been following LifeLabs Learning for a while now, enjoying their amazing free resources. I’ve always felt their learning experience to be science-based and high-quality, so naturally, I was curious if their own learning strategy draws from the way they interact with their customers. I was lucky that Roy Ben-Yehuda, a strong supporter of Offbeat […]
My interest in mentorship programs was sparked by the program we launched in eMAG, the company I work for. I’ve always dreamed of doing this for our organization, as a means to diversify the learning methods we use and get people used to something else than training. The feedback was pretty great, and we’re working […]
This year was completely crazy. If you would have told me last year that in 2020 I will be running a weekly newsletter, I would have said you're crazy. When would I have the time to read, sort through, and put together L&D resources on a weekly basis?
2 months ago Christopher celebrated one year of Learning Tech Talks with a special event. An event focused on his lessons learned in the past year, where he covered the capabilities of technology and the problems that it can solve for learning professionals.
I met Raluca and Bogdan when they pitched Nestor to myself and my manager. Before meeting them, I did not fully understand what they could do for us. By the end of the appointment, I was totally impressed. Not just by the tool, but also by the research behind their approach, and the mindset of […]
The analytics side of L&D are definitely tricky. Avoiding it altogether is not an option. Focusing too much on them? Wouldn’t advise that either.
The purpose of this festival was to inspire learning autonomy by deconstructing the learning process in a fun and immersive way. In this article, we're covering why learning autonomy is important, what the learning festival looked like, and a learning framework you might want to use in creating an environment where people take ownership of their learning process.
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