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Survey: Training participation lags, even as offerings move online

February 23, 2021

Via: HR Dive

The sudden shift to remote work in 2020 put particular spotlight on L&D, especially online training. On LinkedIn Learning alone, users watched 7.7 million hours of courses in April 2020, three times the amount watched in February of that year. A separate May survey from LinkedIn also noted the growing importance of learning overall, with 68% of respondents saying that the level of urgency around learning program launches has “increased substantially.”

The push to all-online learning out of necessity may be a boon to workforce development in the long run, Monne Williams, partner at McKinsey & Co, said in a McKinsey Live panel in November.

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