Members of Generation Z want to know where they are headed in their careers and how to get there. To recruit and retain this generation of self-starters eager for advancement, companies will need to become more transparent about how learning ladders up to new work opportunities. Connecting digital badges that demonstrate competencies to promotion expectations allows young workers to understand what is expected of them and how they can move toward those goals. It also illuminates an organization’s workforce planning objectives, making it easier for education and training providers trying to create pathways for Gen Z members to jobs the labor market demands.
Read more about how digital credentials can help employers prepare for and connect with Gen Z employees in an op-ed written by Credly Founder and CEO, Jonathan Finkelstein and published by Chief Learning Officer.