According to a Deloitte study, organizations with a strong learning culture have 30-50% higher engagement and retention rates. Often the biggest obstacle to employees learning and development is a lack of time. Therefore, organizations must integrate learning into employees’ daily routines and make it easily accessible.
eLearning can play a significant role in helping organizations build a robust learning culture and, in turn, improve employee retention. Here are some ways eLearning can be effective:
- Professional development: eLearning can provide employees with the opportunity to improve their skills and knowledge, which can increase their value to the organization and make them more likely to stay.
- Convenience: eLearning allows employees to access training materials and resources from any location and at any time, which can be more convenient and flexible than traditional in-person training.
- Engagement: eLearning can be made more engaging through the use of multimedia elements, interactive exercises, and gamification, which can help improve retention and understanding of the material.
- Customization: eLearning can be customized to meet the specific needs and learning styles of individual employees, which can make it more effective at improving retention.
- Retention of knowledge: eLearning can help employees retain knowledge and skills over the long term, which can improve performance and increase job satisfaction.
By leveraging the convenience, engagement, and customization of eLearning, organizations can effectively improve employee retention and support professional development.
How can DigitalChalk help?
DigitalChalk offers a full-featured LMS that is top-rated by analysts and loved by our customers. Our technology powers employee and customer learning, and enables training companies and associations to drive profitable growth.
Since our founding in 2007, we have worked with over one thousand organizations that offer continuing education and certification programs required by professionals and tradespeople. Working in the trenches with our customers, we understand their business and what they need from their LMS partner. Our system has been enhanced and refined to meet and exceed their needs. This includes simple course authoring, turnkey ecommerce to generate revenue immediately, an outstanding learner experience, and powerful reporting required by certifying bodies.