Instructor-led training is often at the center of today’s professional training programs, but there’s one huge disadvantage — it’s time-consuming. Digital transformation has an unexpected solution.
Could associations take a page out of higher ed’s playbook? Like associations, higher ed also offers continuing education opportunities. In recent years, universities have begun to partner with online platforms to provide on-demand, flexible micro-credentials.
There’s no such thing as a full-time PHR preparation course. Aspiring PHR certificants can’t just pull themselves out of the workforce for a few weeks or months to devote themselves to study. If they want to prepare for a PHR certification, they’ll have to make time to do so in-between meeting the demands of their full-time jobs and answering the responsibilities of their full-time lives.
Organizations are facing difficult times when it comes to recruiting and maintaining talent who can help the organization reach its strategic goals. But why is that? Today there are 50,000 professional skills in the world, however, many organizations do not provide the necessary training to help professionals gain these skills.
With so many ads offering to make you an online millionaire in 60 days (no experience required, of course), it’s no wonder certifications get a bad rap. You can almost hear skeptics’ thoughts: what does a test prove anyways? But they’re wrong.
A professional’s path to receiving a certification can take a year or more, from deciding to pursue the credential to taking the exam. Is your organization providing the support these time-strapped learners need to stay focused and show up feeling confident on exam day?