Adapting Your Training Programs for the New Normal: Key Strategies for Success

Lauren Goff
L&D Specialist
Adapting Your Training Programs for the New Normal: Key Strategies for Success

In the blink of an eye, the world as we knew it transformed. With the pandemic disrupting the normal course of work and learning, training programs also need to adapt. But how do we achieve that? In this blog, we’ll dive into how you can change your training programs to fit the new normal, ensuring your employees remain productive and engaged.

Embrace Remote Learning

With remote work becoming a necessity, it’s time to embrace remote learning. Traditional in-person training sessions are no longer feasible. Instead, companies must switch to virtual learning platforms, like webinars and video conferences, to deliver training efficiently. As one L&D professional puts it, ‘The future is digital. If we don’t adapt, we risk falling behind.’

Focus on Soft Skills

Remote work requires a different skill set than a traditional office environment. Employees need to develop excellent communication, time management, and adaptability skills to thrive in the new normal. Offer training sessions that help employees build these soft skills, ensuring they can work effectively from home.

Make it Engaging

Remote learning can be challenging to keep learners engaged. To combat this, incorporate interactive elements into your training programs, like quizzes, polls, and group discussions. Encouraging collaboration and interaction keeps employees focused and helps them retain the information better.

Measure and Adjust

Continuously evaluate the effectiveness of your training programs by gathering feedback from employees and tracking their progress. Don’t be afraid to make adjustments based on this data to ensure your training remains relevant and engaging.

How Learnexus Fits into the New Normal

Learnexus is a freelancer marketplace for Learning & Development that helps managers at companies quickly and easily find and hire freelancers with highly specific skills and experience. By offering a 47% cost saving and eliminating procurement issues with a single master services agreement, Learnexus streamlines the process of adapting your training programs for the new normal. Discover the right talent to create engaging, interactive, and remote-friendly training solutions for your employees, and stay ahead in these unprecedented times.