2018 Workplace Learning Report

The Rise and Responsibility of Talent Development in the New Labor Market

LinkedIn Learning ReportIn today’s dynamic world of work, the path to opportunity—for both individuals, and organizations—is changing. The short shelf life of skills and a tightening labor market are giving rise to a multitude of skill gaps. Businesses are fighting to stay ahead of the curve, trying to hold onto their best talent and struggling to fill key positions. Individuals are conscious of staying relevant in the age of automation.

Enter the talent development function—the organizational leaders creating learning opportunities to enable employee growth and achievement. They have the ability to guide their organizations to success in tomorrow’s labor market, but they can’t do it alone.

LinkedIn surveyed approximately 4,000 professionals globally on LinkedIn with the goal or proceeding a holistic view of modern work place learning. In this eBook, you will learn answers to the talent developers most pressing questions: 

  • How are savvy talent development leaders adapting to the pace of change in today dynamic world of work?
  • Why do employees demand learning and development resources, but don't make the time to learn?
  • How to executives think about learning and development?
  • Are managers the missing link to successful learning programs?