If organizations want to attract, develop and retain talent in this generation, they have to adapt to their audience. To quote The Kinks, “give the people want they want”.
What the audience is asking for is innovative learning and development opportunities, specifically Microlearning. Why has Microlearning has blown up recently? (Pardon the pun) To answer this question, you have to take a look at who comprises a majority of learners. By 2025, Millennials alone will make up that 75 percent of the workforce. The average attention span of the Millennial generation is 90 seconds.
Even within my own organization, we have had to adapt the way we create and deliver our video based content. We’ve put together a list of the 5 commandments of Microlearning anyone can use as they begin to create their own Microlearning.