Skillsoft Blog

I Can’t Find It

By Scott Oliver

The pace of business demands people learn on the fly as they accomplish their day to day business goals. Learning just what you need, when you need it, and often wherever you are located and in the format you prefer is rapidly becoming the norm.

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Buddies for Health

By Kelley Noblet

Skillsoft employees just returned from an action-packed Global Sales Meeting in sunny Orlando, Florida. To infuse fun in the event, we’ve made the commitment to have our team building events benefit philanthropic causes.

This year we partnered with Buddies for Health and created stuffed animals for the local Florida Hospital for Children. 

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NEW Video: Build a Culture of Learning with Skillsoft

HR and learning leaders alike struggle to stay ahead of current and projected talent gaps. And yet, the demand for employees to learn when and where they need it continues to increase.  

To solve talent gaps, too often, organizations waste precious time and money on event-based training that doesn’t get applied directly to the job or generate business outcomes.

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Learning is a Continuous Journey

A recent article published in Workforce Magazine indicates that learning investments are on the rise and receiving a higher degree of attention from executives.  Larger budgets and increased interest from the C-Suite are critical reasons why today’s learning programs need to generate measureable results.

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Here Comes the Sun: 2014 Skillsoft Perspectives EMEA

 

The period between the holidays and spring is littered with depressing dates and down in the dumps newspaper columns. From Blue Monday—supposedly the most depressing day of the year—and weeks of uninterrupted rain to tales of Christmases financed by payday loans and retailers in trouble, it can be hard to imagine the sun and its rays of hope appearing on the horizon.

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A Group of All-Stars Does Not Make a Team

They were unbeatable, invincible. The supergroup, the dream team.

There must be thousands of ten year old boys in New England that play soccer. About forty of the best players from the very best teams were hand-picked to be evaluated by the best coaches.

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How Did Your Organization Compare to Industry Benchmarks?

According to ASTD, the average organization spent $1195 per employee on training and development, translating out to be 30.3 hours of learning per employee.

Backed by research from nearly 500 companies, the ASTD 2013 State of the Industry report (SOIR) gives you and your colleagues valuable insight to make informed decisions regarding your learning programs.

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Beating a Bully at His Own Game

Beating a Bully at His Own Game

By Sandra Crowe

Author and speaker Sandra Crowe creates awareness of ineffective behaviors and provides methodologies and action steps to offset them while redirecting behavior toward more uplifting interactions between people.

Bullying behaviors come in all forms and ages.

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