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A Well Trained Organization is a Successful Organization

In today’s economy, well trained employees are the catalyst to a successful organization. Some of the most widely used skills that we apply to everyday life – listening, problem solving and negotiation, just to name a few – are also key workplace competencies that can help employees be more than an extension of an organization but also a strategic business differentiator.

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Lending a Hand with Learning

Timothy Burford, a once homeless Iraqi war veteran, tells his inspiring story of overcoming obstacles to secure a job in IT. Burford earned several IT certifications through the Creating IT Futures Foundation, a non-profit that helps individuals at risk of falling below the poverty line prepare for careers in the IT field.

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The Perspectives Experience: Not Your Typical Vendor Conference

We are pleased to bring you a guest blog post today from one of our customers, Sarah Cooper, LMS analyst for Waste Management, Inc. Sarah uses SkillSoft’s KnowledgeCenters to help engage learners at Waste Management with a different approach to learning.

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Perspectives 2012 Innovation in Learning Awards Are Now Open!

 

Here is another Perspectives 2012 update from Melynda Hilliard, SkillSoft’s Events Marketing Manager. She will be sharing updates throughout the next few months. Stay tuned for more exciting details!

By Melynda Hilliard

Do your learning programs empower others at your organization and make an impact?

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KPMG Discusses the Benefits of Attending Perspectives

KPMG's Rachelle Hansen enjoys the Perspectives user conference because the focus is on learning–not product sales. Hansen says she learned more about learning at Perspectives 2010 than throughout the rest of the year! Registration is now open. Visit http://perspectives.skillsoft.com/2012/?srcid=blog for more details.

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ASTD 2011 State of the Industry Report Finds Continued Investment in Employee Learning and…

Despite the global economic instability, organizations dramatically increased spending on learning and development in 2010, according to the ASTD 2011 State of the Industry Report. The report, sponsored by SkillSoft, confirms that organizations continue to be committed to the delivery of knowledge and the development of employees at every level.

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The Secrets to Project Scheduling Success

One of the keys to successfully managing a project is scheduling. It’s also the one area that most intimidates project managers and most often goes array. Scheduling is an inexact process but one that is essential to any project – it’s the roadmap a project follows and often it’s like predicting the future.

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