Did you know that last year Millennials surpassed Gen X as the largest cohort of the U.S. labor force, according to the Pew Research Center? The workforce is certainly changing, and employees want more learning opportunities and feedback than ever before.
Unfortunately, though, many organizations still use traditional performance management methods that only focus on annual reviews and inconsistent coaching to maintain and improve job performance.
Microlearning can help make performance management more relevant, innovative, and successful. In case you haven’t heard of it, microlearning is training delivered in small, short bursts that puts individuals in control of what they’re learning. It is most effective when it comes in multiple formats that cater to a variety of learning styles and gives employees access on demand. This helps accelerate employee development and can improve retention.
This type of quick-hit learning works well because learners can choose their topics and get exactly what they need, when they need it. Employees have access to the skill-building tools they need and want rather than being forced to participate in generic training programs. It also caters to different learning styles.
This is just a small taste of what microlearning can do to enhance your performance management approach. Accelerated Business Results (ABR) specializes in microlearning and would love to chat with you more about it! In the meantime, feel free to browse some additional information about microlearning and why it works.