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Keep Your CompTIA Certifications Up-To-Date

CompTIA certifications have become a critical component of many corporate and government information technology and cyber security training and education programs, and once certification is earned it is important to maintain it through continuing education.

To help ensure renewal success, SkillSoft, an authorized CompTIA partner, and Tara Dean of CompTIA, will be hosting a complimentary webinar, “Meeting CompTIA Continuing Education Requirements with e-Learning.”The webinar, scheduled for Tuesday, March 13 at 11 a.m.Read more

Leadership Skills Training Lesson: Engage. Connect. Deviate.

By Shawn Hunter

The great theoretical physicist Richard Feynman once said, “You can know the name of a bird in all the languages of the world, but when you’re finished, you’ll know absolutely nothing whatever about the bird.”  His point is that, once we label and partition a thing or an idea, it curtails our sense of discovery and curiosity to learn more.Read more

Why Learning Consultants Want Our Customers to Attend Perspectives


By Molly Scholes

SkillSoft’s annual user conference Perspectives will be taking place April 30 – May 3, 2012 in Orlando, Florida.  I wanted to share the top reasons why SkillSoft Learning Consultants know this is a “can’t miss” event and why we hope our customers choose to attend.Read more

How to Measure the Effectiveness of Corporate Training

How to Measure Training Effectiveness

We are pleased to bring you a guest blog post today from Martin Klubeck, a Books24x7 BusinessPro Collection author. Klubeck is a strategy and planning consultant at the University of Notre Dame and a recognized expert in the field of practical metrics.Read more

Streamlining Compliance in Your Organization

Does your company have trouble keeping track of compliance regulations and the steps necessary to remain in good standing? If you do, you’re not alone. Regardless of industry, organizations need to be concerned with compliance because of a number of repercussions, some legal and financial, while others may need to adhere for the sake of social or ethical responsibilities.Read more

Books24x7 Book Review: The Global You: Ten Strategies To Operate As An International Business…

By Pam Boiros

In today’s global marketplace and business environment, professionals at all levels need to possess global business acumen.   Whether your’re a member of a virtual team that crosses time zones or working with customers or partners in other countries, the “flat world” is driving an increased need for multicultural awareness.Read more

Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Discusses the Benefits of Attending Perspectives

Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare’s Mary Grimes Finley talks about the value of Perspectives user conference as a platform to connect with other SkillSoft clients. Registration is now open. Visit http://perspectives.skillsoft.com/2012/?srcid=blog for more details.

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The Value of Talent

By Kevin Young

With soaring unemployment figures and a poor state of the economy, people are now more appreciative of their jobs than ever before.  Moving from job to job is not as straightforward as it once was due to the abundance of unemployed applicants and a lack of vacancies. Read more

Bersin & Associates Research Bulletin Reports that SkillSoft’s Evolving Portfolio Keeps Pace…

Bersin & Associates recently released its report, Next Generation Leadership Development: SkillSoft’s Evolving Portfolio Exemplifies the Changing Nature of Leadership Programs,” which discusses the changing nature of today’s leadership development programs. The report by David Mallon, vice president, Bersin & Associates and Laci Loew, senior analyst, Bersin & Associates, explores the evolution of blended formal and informal development programs, the importance of developing leaders at all levels and how SkillSoft’s solutions address today’s leadership development needs.Read more