Category Archives: Social learning

Continuous learning : it’s a mindset not a technology or product


In this fast-moving world, we constantly need to learn new stuff. In the workplace, this is particularly important, as I showed in an earlier blog post, where Jacob Morgan talks of the future employee moving from “knowledge worker” (knowing stuff) to “learning worker” (learning new stuff). So how can organisations support continuous learning at work? It […]

From “knowledge worker” to “learning worker”: what this means for an organisation


Work is changing, and as a consequence Jacob Morgan believes that one of the principles of the future employee (see infographic to the left) will be the shift from being a “knowledge worker” to being a “learning worker”. ‘Knowledge is a commodity, to be the smartest person in the room all you need is a smartphone. What […]

The best of April 2015


Here is my selection of the must-read posts from April 2015. I have chosen these resources from over 50 I shared on Twitter last month – and I have included a short quote to give you a taster of why I chose each one. [Note: If you are not on Twitter you can subscribe here to get email notifications of the […]

“Are Search and Social ousting L&D?”


Although the Learning and Workplace Survey is still open, the results of 3,500 people* who rated the importance (value/usefulness) of 10 different ways of learning in the workplace are shown below –  ranked by their combined Very Important + Essential scores with the red shaded areas and red figures highlighting where the most responses have been received. Rank Results of […]