Share On 2 MYTHS
Event-based learning is sufficient as a
stand-alone learning program offering
Continuous learning heightens
skill transfer to the job TRUTH
Here’s what happens when we learn something without
After 1 hour
we forget 50%
After 2 days
we forget 80%
Yes, we have skills gaps, but it’s
not that serious of an issue.2 MYTH
There is a global talent crisis and
most HR leaders are underprepared. TRUTH
63% of CEOs are
concerned about the
availability of key skills.
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1 Memory: Contribution to Experimental Psychology by Herman Ebbinghaus. 1885/1913.
2 The world at work: Jobs, pay, and skills for 3.5 billion people by Richard Dobbs, et al. McKinsey
Global Institute, June 2012.
3 17th Annual Global CEO Survey. PwC, 2014.
After 31 days
we forget 90%1
50% of CEOs plan to increase
headcount over the next 12 months.3