Lifelong learning tops 2020 workforce trends

Changing careers multiple times and frequently, known as “job hopping,” once done by outliers, is becoming the norm.

To acknowledge and facilitate this trend, a growing number of businesses understand the value of well-trained employees and are willing to pay for upskilling their workforce, recognizing it improves productivity, employee morale and retention.

Read more: https://www.vbjusa.com/special-editions/business-forecast/job-hopping-lifelong-learning-top-2020s-workforce-trends/

Lifelong learning: Helping seniors stay at home longer?

Many seniors aren’t looking for learning – they are looking for company.

Bay Ridge Connects, a new non-profit outgrowth of a Brooklyn senior center,does just that. Rather than chair yoga and Bingo, newly-retired members find others looking for practical programs and classes to make the most of their retirement.

Read how this may help keep seniors in their homes longer: https://bklyner.com/bay-ridge-connects/

3 Ways 2020 Will Change Perspectives On Learning

Anant Agarwal in Forbes writes that in 2020, the line between the future of work and the future of education will continue to blur, with the overall transition to lifelong learning (learning while working, and vice versa) continuing to pick up steam into the new decade.

Increased corporate investment in learning

Rapid expansion in undergraduate-level online, credentials

Transition from transactional learning to a culture of lifelong learning

Read the details: https://www.forbes.com/sites/anantagarwal/2020/01/01/3-ways-2020-will-change-companies-perspectives-on-learning/#72a9433a3a3d

Start year with “building blocks” of learning

Troy Korsgaden of InsuranceNewsNet gives 5 small steps for making big changes this year:

There is a reason the term the “building blocks of learning” exists. Think of learning as a giant brick wall that has not yet begun to be constructed. One brick does not a wall make. But over time, those bricks start to add up, and the wall becomes tall and impenetrable.

Read 5 steps: https://insurancenewsnet.com/innarticle/make-lifetime-learning-a-new-years-resolution#.XhoCVTd7n4Q