With new and updated training in place, organizations need to evolve how learning happens. Companies realize the need to include diversity and inclusion in every aspect of their business, and training is no different

Fremont, CA: Newly distributed work teams are facing new challenges. A global survey reveals that more than three-quarters of organizations reported that 80 percent or more of their employees were working from home during the early months of the global pandemic. This new work arrangement has accelerated digital transformation. However, learning and development need to keep pace with the sudden shift to the virtual realm.

Let us look at some effective strategies for learning and development in an increasingly virtual world:

Training and Developing for the Long Term Needs

Top 10 Organizational Development Consulting/Service Companies - 2020Training and development that focus only on short-term needs would put organizations in adverse situations. These programs should include the skills that can help employees operate in an increasingly digital, distributed environment. Fast-tracking solutions to common digital hiccups and implementing effective training would solve the problem and make sure that employees do not have to struggle for lack of a better alternative.

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Include Socialization

With new and updated training in place, organizations need to evolve how learning happens. Companies realize the need to include diversity and inclusion in every aspect of their business, and training is no different. Live, virtual training can be effective for auditory and visual learners, with the added benefit of bringing individuals together in a shared organizational purpose.

Virtual Learning Platforms

Online courses are very helpful for self-motivated learners. Many companies are focusing on creating rich training programs that lay out a clear curriculum on diverse topics, from leadership training to data management. Also, organizations can start reward-driven training programs. Users would gain merits, badges and can compete against each other through participating in online activities.