The PathMatch Guide to

Learning & Development

A Day in the Life

Learning and Development, often called Training and Development, is a field that has become an integral part of Human Resources Management. It is concerned with improving the performance and behavior of the employees in organizations to support employee development, engagement, and growth.

Work Responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing learning strategies and programs
  • Designing e-learning courses, career plans, workshops and more
  • Maintaining budgets and relationships with vendors and consultants

Skills You'll Need

  • Familiarity with people development related tools like DiSC, MBTI, or DDI
  • Planning & delivering business applications training for the Workday HCMS or similar platform
  • Ability to leverage platform skills to facilitate classroom and virtual programs
  • LMS (Learning Management Systems) such as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, Captivate, etc.
  • Organization, people, and managerial development
  • Project and change management
  • Find actionable insights through data
  • Building strong stakeholder relationships while developing project management and facilitation skills
  • Develop strong budgeting and program management skills

Industries You'll Work In

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The Network You'd Build

Here are a few real-word examples of jobs and people working in this industry right now.

Example Jobs

Training Facilitator for Instacart

Learning & Development Specialist for Justworks

Learning & Development Manager for Amazon

Learning & Development Leader, Technology at Facebook

Real World Professionals

Learning and Development Coordinator

Learning and Development Coordinator

Global Program Manager, Learning and Development

Global Learning & Development Manager

Vice President of Learning & Development

Director of Training and Development

Growth Path

  1. Learning & Development Coordinator
  2. Learning & Development Specialist
  3. Learning & Development Manager
  4. Director/VP of Learning & Development
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Demand for Talent

  • Projected Growth: MASSIVE
  • Current Demand: HOT
  • Currently a $446B market
  • Key driver for massive growth in demand is the switch to tech-enabled training solutions and focus on uncovering actionable, data-driven insights
  • As HR shifts to become more employee-focused, the need for Learning & Development professionals will grow

Compensation

$50K-$70K
Learning & Development Coordinator
$70K-$95K
Learning & Development Specialist
$85K-$130K
Learning & Development Manager
$100K-$210K
Director/VP of Learning & Development

Teams You'll Work With

Learning & Development works with internal teams, clients, and learners.

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Work/Life Balance Score

Work/life balance is when someone equally prioritizes their career and their personal life. This balance can vary greatly from one career to the next.

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Job Stability Score

Job stability is about more than your experience and career. As industries decline, so do the jobs in them.

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Prestige Score

Job stability is about more than your experience and career. As industries decline, so do the jobs in them.

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