Jason Marceau is chief operations officer for Meridian Knowledge Solutions, recently wrote a piece featured in Training Magazine – May 14, 2014, this piece discussed the importance of putting learning first. By putting learning first, it helps drive performance and increase productivity due to the persons human desire for accomplishment.
Organizations need a system that is tied to this innate desire to succeed. By integrating your performance management tool with your training platform, you gain better insight into an employees skill gaps and strengths. A learning management system is the perfect platform to capture that. He gave the example of a person who desires to be a senior project manager. A performance based system can uncover and measure those activities synonymous with the values associated with that desire based off the employee behaviors and interests.
Read the blog, “The 5 Benefits of Lifelong Learning” to learn more about the characteristics on lifelong learners.