This report was adapted from previous analyses and includes insights from as many as 3.4 million employee engagement surveys as well as LinkedIn behavioral and survey information.
1. Learning creates great culture
Employees crave opportunities to learn and grow.
With massive shifts in the global economy underway, the pressure to attract and retain great talent is on.
Employees want more from their employers than just a paycheck. They want to be challenged, they want to work in a space into which they can bring their whole selves, and they want leaders to mean what they say and say what they mean.
And the No. 1 factor that people say defines an exceptional work environment? Opportunities to learn and grow.
Top 3 drivers of great work culture:
Opportunities to learn and grow*
* Prevously ranked #9 in 2019 – a significant change in only two years
Want to increase learner engagement in 2022? Personalized learning could be the answer. According to LinkedIn data, 78% of learners expressed the need for course recommendations based on their individual career goals and skill gaps.
Bottom line? Align learning to your employees’ career paths, and they will come.
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Positive culture sets the stage to achieve business goals.
Engaged employees impact your company’s ability to innovate and grow, delight customers, and beat the competition.
By harnessing people’s propensity for curiosity and zeroing in on their desire for opportunities to learn and grow, businesses can deploy Learning & Development strategies that drive employee engagement and retention — and ultimately business success.
Employees of organizations with highly rated cultures are:
more likely to recommend working for their organization
more likely to report being happy working for their organization*
* compared to peers of organizations without highly rated culture
Looking for ways to energize and engage your people? Help them achieve their personal and professional ambitions. Employees who have opportunities to learn are 3.5x more likely to report they believe their company can help them meet their career goals.
Bottom line? Nurture your people’s purpose and passion, and they’ll drive business success.
Boost employee engagement with learning Learning is one of your most valuable assets in driving employee engagement and retention. Here’s how.
Managers have outsize impact on learning and engagement.
Now more than ever, leaders need support to engage their people. Managers play a unique role in creating a work culture where all employees feel empowered to learn and develop business-critical skills.
Companies that invest in manager skills can benefit from a ripple of energy across their organizations.
of employees say it’s important for managers to inspire learning and experimentation.
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