Skillsoft Blog

Who Should Truly Be the Owner of the Learning Culture?

By Ivonne Smith

Who do you think should truly be the owner of learning culture in an organization?  Is it the CLO? The Learning and Development (L&D) team? Is it the Executive team’s responsibility? All good guesses, but the answer is no and no and no.

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Off-site at a Client Leadership Development Summit

By Emily Krolak

Their current leadership team is being tasked with “leaving a legacy” which is adding to the excitement of the initiative, being led by Ocea Bicha, Leadership Development. It’s great to be involved with a client who recognizes leadership development as a critical initiative for future success.  

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Jack Welch Leadership Webinar on May 15, noon, EDT

By Candy Osborne

I had the pleasure of watching management legend Jack Welch speak recently on stage at our annual customer event, Global Skillsoft Perspectives. During his keynote, he advised the audience to treat employees with the same amount of love and respect out the door as they showed them on the way in.

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2014 Global Skillsoft Perspectives Recap

By Sabrina Smith

After years of holding our event in Orlando, we took a break and headed to Las John Ambrose Vegas this year, and the MGM Grand did not disappoint!  Reflecting on the plane ride home, I took some time to review the social media conversation on Twitter (#Perspectives14) and loved reading that “this Perspectives wasn’t just fun, it was inspiring!”  Our theme this year was “Innovate, Influence, Impact” and the speakers were fantastic!

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Congratulations 2014 Innovation Award Winners!

By Kelley Noblet

We are happy to announce the winners of our 2014 Innovation Awards!

The winners, which include Cablevision Systems, Capgemini, The PGA of America, TELUS, San Diego Gas & Electric, Security Service Federal Credit Union, University of Alberta and a major cosmetics company demonstrate how Skillsoft’s learning solutions are enabling organizations to improve performance through a diverse set of innovative online learning programs.

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CIOs in Oz: Leveraging Business Training with IT Professionals

By Jim Zimmermann

First off, Oz is a nickname that Australians give to their country–so no, we aren’t discussing CIOs “somewhere over the rainbow!”

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to travel to Australia to meet with CIOs at the CIO Strategy Summit in Melbourne and to present Skillsoft’s IT skills development offerings to Skillsoft’s customers and prospects.

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Are Temporary Workers Receiving the Compliance Training They Deserve?

By Norman Ford

Just a few weeks ago, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced its new Recordkeeping Bulletin specifically aimed at raising awareness and compliance with requirements that temporary workers receive the same training and protection that existing workers receive.

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Perspectives Explores “Innovate, Influence, Impact” Theme

By Melynda Hilliard

We are thrilled to kick off our annual user conference, 2014 Global Skillsoft Perspectives, today in Las Vegas, Nevada!  This event brings together leading industry experts in the field of learning to share best practices and discuss the theme of “Innovate, Influence, Impact,” which focuses on ways in which elearning drives performance and delivers business value for organizations.

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Skillsoft Elearning Customers Join the Ranks on Training Top 125

By Amy Amorese

For 14 years, Training Magazine has ranked the Top 125 organizations that  Icon_Ribbon_bluegreen_rgbdemonstrated unsurpassed excellence in the field of human capital. Training Magazine recently recognized and announced the 2014 winners during the Training 2014 Conference and Expo.

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