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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. Read more

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.Read more

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.Read more

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.Read more

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.Read more