Brian RavennaJuly 12, 2022
Topics: Partnerships

Bridging Skill Gaps with Phenom and Udemy Business

Skills have not only become the building blocks for employee development and mobility — they’re essential to future-proofing your organization in the face of talent shortages. Upskilling, reskilling, and redeploying talent decrease the need to hire net new employees with specialized skills, while also engaging employees who otherwise might churn.

Fortunately, modern learning management systems (LMS) and learning experience platforms (LXP) are helping employees bridge skill gaps, offering tens of thousands of learning opportunities and courses to develop skills.

But here’s the challenge: With so many options available, the burden of discovering the right course that provides the right skills at exactly the right time often falls on the employee. It’s difficult to know where to begin.

Phenom + Udemy Business: Personalizing the Path to Development

Phenom is excited to announce a new integration with Udemy Business – a learning company that empowers organizations and individuals with flexible and effective skill development. With this integration, organizations that use Phenom and Udemy Business can deliver personalized learning recommendations to employees, depending on where they are in their journey.

This means employees can take advantage of their organizations’ access to Udemy Business, which features a robust catalog of courses, without feeling overwhelmed by the abundance of choice. And with the right combination of new skills and competencies, employees can leap into opportunities at your organization that once felt unattainable.

Employers that use Udemy Business can share relevant courses with employees directly, and include recommendations on Phenom’s internal job description pages to illuminate upskilling opportunities that will help them prepare for the role.

This integration is a critical component of Phenom Employee Experience, a talent marketplace powered by AI and built to personalize the unique career path of every employee. From job recommendations based on skills and interests to connecting employees with the perfect complementary mentor, Phenom engages employees with greater visibility and opportunity.

Preparing for the Unknown Future

The shrinking labor force has impacted almost every organization’s ability to serve customers, maintain their staff, and plan for the future of their business. But as HR teams strive to adapt, the economy continues to grow more unstable — adding more uncertainty to an already uncertain future.

Understanding and fortifying the skills of your enterprise and individual employees is a solid strategy for future-proofing your team. You can start by connecting the right people with learning opportunities to bridge skill gaps faster and build a more capable team now, and in the years to come.

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