Build Business Agility with the Right Employee Development Initiatives

By Jes­si­ca Mitsch ● November 30, 2020

Today, business agility is is key to strengthening your business during this challenging time of the COVID-19 pandemic and helping your employees respond to today's changes.

For employers, this time represents a unique opportunity to evolve employee development. Leaders can effectively retool employee development to meet the evolving business demands in the remote world. Take a people-first approach to create resources and strategies that allow your team to respond to sudden challenges with agility and resilience.

Move beyond a reactive way of working and proactively leverage reskilling (or upskilling) resources to help prepare your organization for unforeseen challenges ahead. While in-person employee development initiatives are on pause, explore online learning and development programs that can help. Durham-based Momentum now offers virtual corporate training on technology like Python, Django, and Git to help upskill the newly remote workforce.

Take a people-first approach to create resources and strategies that allow your team to respond to sudden challenges with agility and resilience.

Survey your employees for their opinions and interests to co-create learning and development initiatives. When it comes to selecting reskilling options, empowering employees with greater choice and aligning resources to employee interests and passions will help create a positive workplace culture and strengthen job satisfaction. Plus, this people-first approach during a crisis can help position your organization to attract top talent in the post-pandemic days to come.

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According to Forbes, how employers treated their employees during the 2020 crisis will be a question from top talent. Investing in employee development solutions that drive digital transformation is not only good for business now but beneficial for talent growth in the future. Create a connection with current employees through relevant, confidence-building employee development initiatives. Your team will be ready for what’s to come and committed to helping your organization tackle new challenges.