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How AI is Revolutionising HR Learning & Development with Fred Thompson
Episode 12621st May 2024 • The HR L&D Podcast • Nick Day - JGA Payroll Recruitment
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Welcome to the HR L&D Podcast, your premier destination for exploring the cutting edge of Human Resources, Human Capital Management, and Learning & Development!

I'm Nick Day, CEO Global HR Recruitment Firm, JGA Recruitment and today, we're diving into the transformative world of AI in learning with a very special guest, Fred Thompson, CEO of is at the forefront of leveraging AI to empower L&D teams, enhancing learning cultures, talent acquisition, leadership development, and fostering internal mobility. 

With over two decades of experience in crafting dynamic learning environments, Fred brings an invaluable perspective on the revolutionary impact of AI in L&D. 

Key highlights:

  1. Skills-Based Hiring: Transition from academic qualifications to skills-based hiring, shown to be 3.5 times more effective.
  2. AI in Personalizing Learning: AI personalizes learning experiences by curating content and tailoring paths to individual preferences.
  3. Social Learning in Remote Work: Importance of social learning supported by technology for effective knowledge sharing in remote environments.
  4. Measuring L&D Success: Emphasis on using AI to measure engagement, collaboration, and skill development, beyond traditional metrics.
  5. Future Technologies: Potential of augmented reality and immersive learning to transform training, especially for complex tasks.

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Thanks for listening folks – I look forward to bringing you the next episode of the HR L&D Podcast real soon!




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