Those tasked with upskilling your workforce are burning out

Here’s how comms pros can support their L&D colleagues.

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Comms pros know that offering their employees upskilling programs is a tried-and-true way to increase worker retention and improve company culture. A recent survey shows that nearly 80% of employees would be more likely to stay at a company that offered data literacy training.

But if the employees leading the learning and development (L&D) charge at your organization are spread too thin, you risk hurting key internal programs like upskilling, as well as diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) strategy and implicit bias trainings.

L&D pros are under pressure to perform

As defined by the Association for Talent Development, L&D is “a function within an organization that is responsible for empowering employees’ growth and developing their knowledge, skills, and capabilities to drive better business performance.”

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