Unlocked: the OpenSesame eLearning Blog

Jess Walter's blog

Employers who invest more in the learning and development of their staff will have a lower staff turnover than those who don’t. The reason is simple, recent studies show that 69% of staff under 40 remain with their employers due to training opportunities. With this in mind, the cost of training up a new staff member and the cost of increasing the training of existing staff members should be carefully considered. One of the best ways to invest in education is to encourage e-learning initiatives which hold significant benefits for the employer due to the affordability of course costs. ... [more]

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Learning may seem intimidating later in life, particularly if you are not an expert at using computers, tablets, or the Internet in general. However, there are many benefits to learning in your senior years, particularly if you are still in work, thinking about returning to work or are considering starting your own business.   Learning Improves Brain Function   A study showed that 60 to 90 year olds had improved cognitive abilities when learning challenging tasks so, the more you learn, the more effective you will become at picking up other new things. ... [more]