Research: What employees want from L&D in 2024
New research by TalentLMS and Vyond sheds light on the L&D landscape, revealing five key trends and seven actionable takeaways. Plus, five industry experts share their perspectives.
41% of employees will look for another job in 2024 if their company doesn’t provide them with training opportunities.
New skills fuel success
66% of employees think they need to develop new skills to be successful at their job.
AI gap in the making
Employees get less training than they want on AI, while 67% would like to get training on new AI tools.
L&D spurs future readiness
71% feel more prepared for the future of work because of the training they received in 2023.
L&D experts featured in the report
Fractional Chief Learning Officer & L&D Career Coach
Veteran learning development consultant, author of Confessions of a Corporate Trainer
Director of the Vanderbilt Initiative on the Future of Learning and Generative AI
Jessica Briskin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator at Bloomsburg University
VP/Chief Learning Officer of ChemMed, host of Learning Tech Talks podcast
More research highlights
Employees cultivate a growth mindset
A surge of employees is forging their own skill paths: 68% take additional training on a personal basis to improve skills. On top of that, 58% use social media to cultivate new skills.
The half-life of skills keeps shrinking
Skills are the cornerstone of the workplace but they are rapidly changing. Employees are aware of that, with 57% saying that the shelf life of skills is shorter than it used to be.
Research tidbits: What’s on the horizon in 2024
80% think personalized learning will be important in 2024. Cookie-cutter training just doesn’t cut it anymore.
For 68% of employees, non-work related training that supports their well-being will be important in 2024.
Flex training gains traction
79% say having more flexibility in choosing topics and the timing of training will be important in 2024.
Research tidbits: In-demand skills, training challenges, and career progress
The top 3 non-mandatory training topics employees want to get training on are leadership and management, mental health, and use of AI tools.
72% of employees said they have progressed in their careers thanks to the training they’ve received from their companies in 2023.
Key learning obstacles
The top 3 training challenges: training sessions are too long; unengaging content delivery; content isn’t available on-demand, anytime.
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