Closing the Skills Gap: How to Make Learning Work

Organizations are stepping up their investment in training. According to new figures from Bersin & Associates, budgets for learning development rose to $800 per learner in 2011, a 9.5 percent increase on 2010, as businesses in the United States looked to fill their skills gap. While spending on training may slowly be returning to pre-recession levels, the methods being used certainly are not. Along with the increased spend is coming a new drive for efficiency, a focus on targeting train...
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