BBC News recently reported that mental health issues such as stress or depression are now the leading cause of illness in the workplace, with more than 11 million working days lost last year.Read more
By Candy Osborne
With New Year’s day recently behind us, how many of you have already fallen behind on your resolutions? You know, the ones where you’re supposed to lose 50 pounds, climb Kilimanjaro, sail the Pacific and adopt a baby Beluga whale.
By Emma EngelSometimes a Picture Saves a Thousand Words
We have all heard the phrase, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Now try to imagine how that phrase could be used to describe the myriad of activities that a corporate university conducts…yet that’s exactly what Unisys did.Read more
By Jerry Nine
Each year at Perspectives, we bring together hundreds of the world’s strongest-performing global organizations to collaborate on learning-centric approaches to managing, developing and retaining talent. At this year’s user conference – our first event welcoming both Skillsoft and SumTotal customers – attendees will have the opportunity to hear from two keynote speakers, both world-renowned experts on creativity and innovation in business:
- Sir Ken Robinson will identify the best practices that drive systematic innovation and how organizations can leverage those practices to stay ahead of the pack.
By Shawn Hunter
From difficult people to difficult circumstances, we all face some degree of difficulty in our every life, whether at work or at home. How we overcome these difficulties is often what defines us as human beings.Read more
By Kelley Noblet
Year over year, we witness so many outstanding customers that work hard to transform learning and talent management at their organizations.
The Skillsoft Innovation awards are a way to recognize great clients and inspire others to build strong learning cultures at their organizations.Read more
By Pam Boiros
Now with the New Year upon us, it’s time to reflect on last year’s learning and development trends and learn from the data. As you begin to make business decisions in 2015, findings from ATD’s 2014 State of the Industry report are a good way to benchmark your organization’s training and development expenditures against other companies.Read more
By Taavo Godtfredsen
According to a recent report from Brandon Hall, 75% of respondents said their leadership development programs are ineffective. That’s an alarming—and frankly, unacceptable—number, especially given the amount of time, money and other resources organizations invest in leadership development initiatives.Read more