What is the best way for employers to foster learning?

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Kelly Palmer (Author & CLO at Degreed)

Kelly Palmer discusses what research indicates about employees and learning including that many are not getting what they need from employers and have taken their learning into their own hands. According to Palmer, employees are worried their skills will not be useful in the future and are disappointed in what is offered at work. She suggests that organizations need to empower and guide employees while offering opportunities for reskilling and upskilling.

 

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Kelly Palmer

Author & CLO at Degreed

Kelly Palmer is on a mission to change the way the world learns. A well-known thought leader on learning, business, and career development, she is currently on the executive team of Degreed and was formerly the chief learning officer of LinkedIn. Prior to LinkedIn, Kelly was vice president of learning at Yahoo! and held executive positions in learning, M&A, and product development at Sun Microsystems. She speaks regularly at companies and business conferences around the world, has been featured in the Financial Times, Fast Company, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc., Chief Learning Officer (CLO), and on Bloomberg radio. Kelly has a bachelor of arts in English/communications and a master of science in adult learning and education technology.

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