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By Valerie Ward

I’m pleased to share that I’m coming up on my one year anniversary at Skillsoft. I’ve spent the past year in my role as a graphic designer creating ads, branding materials, web banners, icons and getting to know things like our corporate fonts, templates, colors, corporate policy and so on.Read more

Why Rapid Deployment of Training Matters for Temporary/Seasonal Employees

Why Rapid Deployment of Training Matters for Temporary/Seasonal Employees

The holidays are a busy time for retailers, and with the increase in purchases, comes an increase in the risk of identity theft and payment card fraud. For many merchants, the holiday season requires the hiring of temporary employees; yet, despite the “hustle and bustle,” retailers should not overlook the need to train employees – both temporary and full-time – on the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) requirements.Read more

Skillsoft Delivers: Big Data Initiative Shows Improved Learning Engagement

By John Ambrose

Back in April, we announced how we are working with IBM to bring big data-enabled adaptive learning to life. Our joint effort is powered by the combination of data from our 19 million users across 60,000 learning assets with IBM Research’s big data and analytics capabilities.Read more

Honoring Veterans

By Candy Osborne

Today’s blog post is dedicated to the men and women who have served in the U.S. military. It’s for the sons and daughters, mothers and fathers still serving and those who have DD-214s.Read more

Skillsoft Helps Fight Hunger

By Lynn Gallin

In New Hampshire, one in nine residents struggle with hunger and 42,000 children are lacking reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.  The Leadership Solutions Group team at our corporate headquarters in Nashua, NH recently joined the legion of volunteers required to support these less fortunate residents of this state by dedicating their time to the New Hampshire Food Bank’s Food Rescue Program.Read more

Ready, Set, Action – New Video Courseware is Coming!

By Sue Rodeman

October was a busy month for industry conferences – Skillsoft sponsored and attended CLO, HR Tech, Inc. 5000 and Learning 2014, and hosted TotalConnection. While each conference had a different audience and a different agenda, one thing rang true – excitement surrounding new learning solutions.Read more

How Not To Become a Victim of Identity Theft During the Holiday Season

How Not To Become a Victim of Identity Theft During the Holiday Season

An identity fraud-related crime occurs in the U.S. every two seconds, affecting 13.1 million people and costing over $18 billion in 2013.[1] The risk of identity theft has captured considerable attention recently following several high-profile data breaches involving well-known retailers.Read more