Skillsoft Blog

Skillsoft Selected as Best of Elearning! 2012 Award Winner

Skillsoft announced today that Elearning! readers have selected the company as the Best Leadership Development winner and Best IT Content winner in the 2012 Best of Elearning! Awards, the exclusive readers’ choice awards program for e-learning products and services.Read more

Drop anchors carefully

By Shawn Hunter

A few years ago at a Sioux Falls, ID supermarket, the owners
experimented with marketing labels next to cans of soup. Some days the label
said “10% off regular price, limit 10 per customer,” and on other days it said
“10% off regular price, no limit per customer.” Shoppers purchased twice as
many on the days with limitations.Read more

Complimentary webinar: Building the Next Generation of Cyber Defenders

Today’s cyber
attacks are targeting the intellectual property and economic foundations of organizations
in every industry, vertical and country. The need protect against cyber crime
is very real.

Find the right
talent to protect against cyber threats
Join Jim Hemgen, Chief Learning Officer, WrightRobbins and Jim
Wiggins, Principal, Securable, LLC for a webinar that will discuss the types of
knowledge, skills and abilities that are necessary to empower your cyber
defenses.Read more

IEDP survey reveals senior executives are receptive to online learning but lack understanding of…

Skillsoft today announced the
results of a survey that reveals the vast majority of senior executives are
open to using technology in a development context, but they lack an
understanding of the current online learning options that are available to them.Read more

The 7 deadly skills of the perfect leader

By Kevin Young

Kevin Young, Managing Director of Skillsoft EMEA, outlines the seven deadly skills that every manager should strive to have and what organisations should be looking for in their future leaders.

Employing and retaining strong and capable managers is becoming increasingly difficult as there just aren’t enough candidates with the right skills or levels of experience.Read more

Skillsoft study reveals CEOs want more training in less time and are willing to pay for it

Skillsoft today announced the results of a study which reveals
that in the current global economic climate, CEOs increasingly believe in the
value of learning, with 93 percent of business leaders in the UK stating that
they will either maintain or increase their training budget over the next 12
months.Read more

Establishing program metrics & aligning communications

We’re pleased to bring
you a guest post by Tera Gillen, Manager of Inside Sales, Skillsoft.

By Tera Gillen

Successful programs come in all shapes and sizes but no
matter what the contract value, audience size or product(s) sold, all programs
have one thing in common — they’re evaluated by the company’s stake holders to
determine its success.Read more