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5 Objections to eLearning and How to Diffuse Them

5 Objections to Elearning and How to Diffuse Them

By Candy Osborne

When you set out to bring an elearning program to your organization, don’t be surprised by resistance you may experience; inevitably, with change comes objections.

Here are some common objections you might face and ideas for how you might handle them.Read more

The Four Building Blocks to Corporate Learning Success

The Four Building Blocks to Corporate Learning Success

By Laura Rexford

The most successful organizations using elearning apply a complete operating model covering four essential building blocks.

  1. Engagement
  2. Alignment
  3. Adoption
  4. Value

Successful engagement begins with committed leaders setting the direction and tone.Read more

Learning Leaders in Action: a U.S. Federal Agency features “Course of the Month”

By Randy Ranaudo

Skillsoft has many long-term relationships with U.S. Federal agencies. One of these Federal agencies wanted to bring a structured professional development program to their learners across the country in a creative way utilizing technology, various learning modalities and resources, and live instruction and collaboration to create an engaging, interactive and valuable experience.Read more

An Important Update to California’s Anti-Harassment Training Requirement

By Charlie Voelker

California’s anti-harassment training law, commonly known as “AB 1825,” recently saw its first update since 2007.  According to AB 2053, effective January 1, 2015, employers subject to AB1825 must include coverage of “abusive conduct” in training programs provided to managers. Read more

New Training Content Supporting Revisions to Cisco Certification

By Tim Hildreth

As part of our collaboration with networking powerhouse Cisco, we’ve developed new elearning content for the recent revisions to their highly-coveted Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching certification. With the new content developed and already available for existing and potential CCNP Routing and Switching certified professionals, we’re proud to have the necessary online IT training resources in place to help learners quickly master new skills and materials.Read more

Reflecting on 2014 Perspectives AUS & NZ—‘Innovate, Influence, Impact’

Rosie Cairnes, SkillsoftBy Rosie Cairnes

On 27 August 2014, business decision makers across learning and development (L&D) functions gathered in Sydney for Skillsoft’s annual conference, Perspectives Australia & New Zealand. 

This year’s conference drew close to 110 delegates, with the theme ‘Innovate, Influence, Impact’ resonating strongly through the presentations and discussions where global experts provided the latest thought leadership and insights on what is driving, influencing and motivating L&D leaders today.Read more

Let’s Make it Official: Learning Leaders Appreciation Day 2014

Katherine Doe, SkillsoftBy Katherine Doe

In corporate training, your “real job” is to develop your organization’s human assets into productive tools, all hammering efficiently away to reach your business goals for this year.

In your “bonus job”, you’re working away to defend your resources, set fair expectations, maintain budgets  and make changes to adapt to a changing workforce.Read more

Back to School Backpack and School Supplies Drive

By Kelley Noblet

This summer, the Skillsoft U.S. headquarters, located in Nashua, N.H., held another back to school backpack and school supplies drive. The items collected, which included backpacks, lunch boxes, binders, notebooks, pencils, pens, crayons, colored pencils, markers, pocket dictionaries and more, were donated to the Front Door Agency, Lutheran Services and the Anne-Marie House.Read more