The paper focuses on learning and talent development strategies that organizations use and the challenges faced by companies. Recommendations to overcome the talent building challenges.
LEARNING AND TALENT DEVELOPMENT
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Learning and Talent Development
Organizations and industries have a duty and responsibility to build talent of their human resource to maximize productivity and ensure efficiency. The success of any company is determined by its employees and the support offered to them by the top management. Learning and development are one of the long-term investments towards building a resilient workforce (Mankin, 2009). It helps organizations maintain internal capabilities so that they can fully execute their strategies. Large organizations with diverse workforce all over the world face challenges tracking the learning and development (l&d) schedule of their employees. WBA Plc faces the same challenges with its workforce of over 100,000 employees; they can barely track the l&d process of their workers. The organization has put effort on developing a learning and development strategy initializing with the online knowledge portals, induction of new employees continuous workshop training for its permanent staff.
Context of Learning & Talent Development
Companies are different in their size, geographical scope, sector and structure. It is essential for the learning and talent development in a company to assess and be fully aware of these factors which will create various challenges as w...