Over the past two decades, technological advances have led to the increased adoption of eLearning in the corporate world. More recently, the increased number of employees who switched to work from home (WFH) during the pandemic has accelerated the need for web-based training — a need that will undoubtedly continue well into the future. In fact, according to data scientists at Ladders, “25% of all professional jobs in North America will be remote by the end of 2022, and remote opportunities will continue to increase through 2023.”¹ Even as some workers move back to the office, a large portion of the corporate workforce remains WFH or hybrid (WFH and office). eLearning empowers change management and plays a critical role in the training and onboarding of employees.
While corporations across industries continue to actively adopt eLearning technology, the eLearning Industry (eLI) has identified five industries where eLearning is used most often:
- Computer and Information Technology
As eLearning continues to expand in popularity among consumers, employees, and employers alike, it has become increasingly clear that companies actively investing in eLearning are gaining a competitive advantage.
|“Organizations that use eLearning technologies are a step ahead of other businesses that still use a traditional approach to train and coach employees.” —The eLearning Industry (eLI)I3|
Key eLearning Statistics for Businesses Across Industries
As the most dominant training delivery modality, the LMS and eLearning market is expected to reach USD 1 trillion by 2027.4 The popularity of LMS and eLearning in the workplace (and for remote work) is one of the key escalators of market growth.
In 2020 alone, over 87 percent of consumers migrated to cloud-based LMS software. In the workplace, 83 percent of global Gen Z learners use eLearning as an opportunity to acquire new skills and strengthen work performance, and 91 percent of HR professionals believe eLearning is more effective than traditional approaches in employee development.
Data Source: Finance Online5 (*Global Stats)
Filling Niche Talent for eLearning Projects
Developing custom eLearning programs for companies requires a team of experts, with each member playing a critical role in development, execution, management, and delivery. Some commonly sought-after eLearning professionals include:
✓ Instructional Designers (IDs)
✓ Learning Management System (LMS) Administrators
✓ Training Managers
✓ Courseware Developers (Captivate, Storyline, Rise, DominKnow, Articulate, etc.)
✓ eLearning QA Analysts/Tech Reviewers
✓ L&D Specialists
✓ Trainers (ILT, vILT)
✓ Project and Program Managers
✓ Producers (vILT)
✓ Voice Over Talent
✓ Graphic Artists/Animators
✓ Technical Writers
✓ Technical Illustrators
✓ Organizational Development Directors
Oftentimes, eLearning projects require niche talent. Consider a manufacturing company implementing a new safety program for their warehouse. Having an ID who has previously developed safety training and is familiar with OSHA standards would clearly be advantageous. Another example might be a biotechnology company that requires an ID to help create an eLearning course on infection prevention or bloodborne pathogens for the company’s laboratory personnel. In these instances, it is critical for businesses to partner with a specialized staffing solutions company such as Ingenuiti.
For over 30 years Ingenuiti has been offering professional staffing solutions to fill niche talent within the eLearning/Training arena. Over the years, we have partnered with companies in virtually every industry, from aerospace to biotechnology to mechanical engineering, and everything in between. We find candidates who not only come to the table with a high-level of expertise in eLearning but who also specialize in each of our client’s specific industries.
In short, Ingenuiti helps you find and hire eLearning professionals who are familiar with your line of work, can engage from day one, and who have an immediate impact on your project, all while offering additional, valuable insights. As Robbi Rohr, Ingenuiti’s Placement Director so aptly states, “just as you wouldn’t visit a general practitioner for a heart transplant, you wouldn’t use a general staffing solutions company to help you fill niche talent. You would turn to a specialist. Ingenuiti is that specialist, locating quality eLearning and Training professionals.”
|“Just as you wouldn’t see a general practitioner for a heart transplant, you wouldn’t use a general staffing solutions company to help you fill niche talent. You would turn to a specialist. Ingenuiti is that specialist, locating quality eLearning and Training professionals.” — Robbi Rohr, Placement Director, Ingenuiti|
Ingenuiti — Your Specialized Staffing Solutions Partner
As a niche staffing solutions company, Ingenuiti is the key to attracting top talent and filling high-caliber positions, especially in the current climate of talent shortage. With a keen focus on your unique needs coupled with our eLearning industry expertise, Ingenuiti helps you quickly identify top talent, shortening the recruitment and hiring process, and ultimately leading to higher margins and profitability for your company. Ingenuiti specializes in placements for full-time, part-time, and temporary work. We also offer our “Contract With Right to Hire” solution which allows both the employer and employee an opportunity to evaluate whether or not the new arrangement is the right fit before making a full commitment.
Ingenuiti has helped to place thousands of professionals across an impressive range of industries, including life sciences, aerospace, finance, tech, and healthcare. Small, medium and large corporate clients partner with Ingenuiti to support their unique staffing needs. When you need your next Training Development professional, call Ingenuiti. We’ll locate the top talent that you require. The best part? You only pay us when we locate the right candidate for you.
With nothing to lose and everything to gain, connect with Ingenuiti today and let our network for you.
1 Bryan Robinson, Ph.D. “Remote Work Is Here to Stay and Will Increase into 2023, Experts Say.” Forbes, Forbes Magazine, 14 Apr. 2022, https://www.forbes.com/sites/bryanrobinson/2022/02/01/remote-work-is-here-to-stay-and-will-increase-into-2023-experts-say/?sh=643f119720a6. (Forbes attributes quote to Ladders research)
2, 3 Hallberg, Adrian. “Top 5 Growing Industries Using ELearning.” ELearning Industry, 12 May 2021
4, 5 Chang, Jenny. “78 Essential LMS and ELearning Software Statistics: 2022 Data Analysis & Market Share.” Financesonline.com, FinancesOnline.com, 10 Jan. 2022. (Finance Online attributes quote to Docebo, a popular platform for SaaS/B2B software and financial product reviews)