Millennials best absorb information in small chunks and through a variety of stimulating media. Video-enabled micro-learning is the most effective method of introducing new concepts. It’s not always feasible for an organization to generate enough video content, so some learning and development teams are turning to low cost and creative social tools, like YouTube, Facebook Live, Periscope, and Blab.

Organizations are also tapping into existing subject matter experts to transfer their knowledge through carefully managed mentoring programs. Others, such as Rafael Solis, co-founder of a cloud learning and talent development firm, Braidio, believe that self-directed learning can support the drive that millennials have to know what they are learning as well as why.

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