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How to Increase the Number of Female Leaders in Australia

How to Increase the Number of Female Leaders in Australia

Australian women are highly educated, but are being held back in the workplace and in public life. We are failing to translate women’s education into workplace participation. This is a real waste of human potential and a drag on our national productivity.”   Louise McSorley, Acting Director Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA)

Before we even begin talking about this, I want to highlight some key numbers.Read more

#Perspectives19: A Whole New Perspective

#Perspectives19: A Whole New Perspective

“As the types of skills needed in the labour market change rapidly, individual workers will have to engage in life-long learning if they are to remain not just employable but are to achieve fulfilling and rewarding careers that allow them to maximize their employment opportunities.Read more

Going to Learning Technologies? Drop by the Skillsoft and SumTotal Stand

One of my favourite conferences, Learning Technologies, is just around the corner. Taking place on February 13-14, Learning Tech is the must-attend conference for all HR and learning professionals.

With 150 free L&D seminars, 200 exhibitors and more than 8,500 attendees it is Europe’s leading showcase of organisational learning and the technology used to support learning at work.Read more

Announcing Skillsoft’s 2019 Live Event Schedule

Announcing Skillsoft’s 2019 Live Event Schedule

Skillsoft’s Live Events are a powerful way to bring teams together to ignite impactful dialogue and propel organizations forward for success in today’s challenging business context. Now in its 11th year, Skillsoft’s Live Events—a series of live, interactive webcasts featuring cutting-edge thought leaders—continue to inspire both individuals and leaders.Read more

The View from Down Under: Digital Transformation in Australia and New Zealand

The View from Down Under: Digital Transformation in Australia and New Zealand

I am a Skillsoft Solution Principal for Business and Leadership serving Western North America and Asia Pacific. In September I took my third world trip of the year meeting customers everywhere from Australia to the Philippines. It is an extraordinary experience taking in such vastly different geographies and culture, but what never fails to astound just how often I hear the same concerns, the same issues repeated.Read more

5 Key Features of Leading Learning Experience Platforms (LXPs)

5 Key Features of Leading Learning Experience Platforms (LXPs)

The learning experience platform (LXP), according to industry insiders, is the L&D profession’s response to the changing needs and expectations of learners. With it, organizations are better positioned to identify and address skill gaps, capture and use data effectively to measure L&D impacts, promote a self-driven learning approach and foster an engaging culture of learning in the workplace.Read more