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The 8 Best Employee Training Podcasts For Learning And Development Professionals

As more people turn to podcasts for educational purposes, why not use podcasts as a way to discover new, relevant information about learning and development (L&D)? A wide variety of employee training podcasts exist. Check out a few of our favorite picks:

At Roundtable Learning, we know that L&D podcasts have the potential to inspire new ideas and teach training professionals relevant information. As an organization that’s worked in the L&D space for over 20 years, we know what makes for an informative podcast on all things L&D. 

This week, our team has come together to generate a list of our top 8 employee training podcasts. Let’s dive in! 

This article will explore 8 of Roundtable Learning’s top employee training podcasts for L&D professionals. 

Everything VR & A?R?

Provider: The VR/AR Association

Episode Duration: ~50 minutes

Frequency: Weekly

Featured Topics

  • Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR)
  • eLearning
  • The Evolution Of Training
  • Immersive Learning

This podcast is provided by technologists, enthusiasts, and organizations with real-world experience utilizing VR and AR. Through interviews with industry leaders, this podcast covers everything VR and AR-related, including the hottest topics, innovations, and news. 

The Learning Geeks

Provider: The Learning Geeks

Episode Duration: ~30 minutes

Frequency: Monthly

Featured Topics

Hosted by three learning professionals, this podcast is dedicated to those who passionately support the world of better, more innovative learning. Each episode discusses factors that impact the learning world, including new science, approaches, technologies, and ideas. 

The Business of Learning: The Training Industry Podcast

Provider: Training Industry

Episode Duration: ~35 minutes

Frequency: Monthly

Featured Topics

  • Experiential Learning
  • Return On Investment (ROI)
  • Change Management
  • Remote and Virtual Learning
  • Diversity and Inclusion 

This podcast is hosted by Training Industry, a resource on all topics regarding the business of learning. With nearly 40 episodes, this podcast features interviews with experts in the L&D industry and helps listeners more effectively manage the business of learning. 

The Women Talking About Learning Podcast

Provider: Leading Learning

Episode Duration: ~40 minutes

Frequency: Weekly

Featured Topics

  • Mentoring
  • Virtual Classrooms
  • Marketing
  • Leadership and Career Development
  • Diversity and Inclusion

This podcast amplifies women’s voices in underrepresented senior roles and currently has 21 episodes released. With female guests each week who are experts in the L&D field, this podcast covers all things training through an informal interview style. 

The 80 Percent Podcast

Provider: Axonify

Episode Duration: ~25 minutes

Frequency: Bi-monthly

Featured Topics

  • Resource-Based Learning
  • Reskilling
  • Supporting frontline workers
  • Engaging the frontline

The 80 Percent Podcast is about the impact of the frontline workforce, including those who work in manufacturing, healthcare, public safety, and other high-risk industries. Throughout each episode, experts talk about how organizations are evolving their training tactics to empower their frontline employees. 

The Good Practice Podcast

Provider: Emerald Works

Episode Duration: ~40 minutes

Frequency: Weekly

Featured Topics

  • Virtual Classrooms
  • L&D Trends
  • Building Empathy
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Online Learning

With over 230 episodes, this podcast features guest experts who discuss all things L&D with a particular focus on COVID-19’s impact on workplace training. 

Learning Tech Talks

Provider: Learning Sharks

Episode Duration: ~60 minutes

Frequency: Weekly

Featured Topics

  • Instructor-Led Training (ILT)
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Digital Learning Strategies
  • Learning Technologies
  • Virtual Learning
  • Reskilling and Upskilling

This podcast explores the continually evolving landscape of learning technology through unbiased, in-depth conversations with L&D experts from around the world. 



Episode Duration: ~40 minutes

Frequency: Weekly

Featured Topics

  • Change Management
  • AR/VR
  • ILT
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Instructional Design
  • Learning Theory

With over 55 episodes, this podcast focuses on various development topics aimed at L&D professionals. This podcast provides an informative listen for viewers interested more in topics related to learning theory and approaches. 

Have A Blast With Your New Favorite L&D Podcast! 

We hope that by reading this article, you’ve become more aware of podcasts that cover a wide variety of topics regarding employee training and development. Your new favorite L&D podcast is just a few clicks away!

Ready to start designing your own custom training program? Schedule a meeting with one of our experts or get started today!

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