Skillsoft Blog

Upcoming webinar: Kick-Starting a Corporate University

Learning and development are a crucial component of a well-defined
talent management strategy. A solid talent management program not only
increases employee engagement and leadership effectiveness – but it places employees ahead of the competition and drives customer success.Read more

Introducing Throw Back Thursdays, a new series

We receive so much valuable content
from our customers, partners and internal subject-matter experts. On Thursdays, we thought it would be fun to do a “throw back” and bring back an
older post that was valuable to our audience.Read more

IBM to acquire Kenexa

 

By John Ambrose

This week’s announcement
that IBM is acquiring Kenexa for $1.3 billion has generated a lot of buzz. As I wrote on the Skillsoft blog back in December
when SAP announced it was acquiring SuccessFactors, this sends a clear
message to other large traditional software/services vendors – it’s all about
the cloud.Read more

Sun Life Financial takes a blended approach with Skillsoft resources

Robin Mahadeva, Sr. Consultant, Global Talent Development, Sun Life Financial, disusses how her team uses a variety of Skillsoft resources to support core competencies, including leadership development.

Sun Life Financial leverages a variety of Skillsoft resources from Skillsoft on Vimeo.Read more

Skillsoft Mentoring Services offers study tips

Skillsoft Mentoring Services provide online support, guidance and
encouragement to learners to
help them and their organizations maximize business performance. The
online resource, a team of mentors that hold
more than 1,000 certifications and accreditations, utilizes
a combination of learning content, information resources, flexible learning
technologies and support services to help professionals advance their careers
and contribute to the success of their organizations.Read more

Virginia Clark, The Distinct Edge Group, LLC discusses importance of a global mindset

Virginia Clark, Co-founder, The Distinct Edge Group,
discusses the challenge of implementing learning across global enterprises.

 

Virginia Clark, The Distinct Edge Group, LLC discusses learning on a global scale from Skillsoft on Vimeo.Read more

2012 Skillsoft Perspectives Canada: registration now open

By Melynda
Hilliard

Here is a 2012 Skillsoft
Perspectives Canada update from Melynda Hilliard, Skillsoft’s Events Marketing
Manager. Stay tuned for more exciting details!

We are thrilled to announce that registration is now
officially open for 2012
Skillsoft Perspectives Canada
.Read more

Skillsoft helps children in need gear up for back to school

Back to school is quickly approaching, and Skillsoft is helping send students back to the classroom with tools to help them learn and succeed.

Employees at our corporate headquarters in Nashua, NH recently participated in the Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter Inc.Read more

Skillsoft helps you think like a CFO

In today’s business where departments are competing for more resources and budget, professionals need to make a strong business case and value proposition for their operations. Managers need to have a chief financial officer (CFO) mindset when running a department to help them make decisions and business proposals that are more likely to win senior management’s support, as they’ll be based upon sound financial and operational analysis.Read more

Is free training actually effective?

By John Ambrose

Since the dawn of the web, “free” has been a seductive concept.  Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief of Wired magazine has made a career touting the “free” model.  Yet, Wired magazine is not free, nor are Chris’ speaking fees.Read more