Skillsoft Blog

Water. Rest. Shade. – OSHA’s Latest Campaign to Keep Employees Safe in the Heat

By Donna McEntee

Summer officially arrived on June 21 this year. Numerous locations throughout the US and Canada have already experienced record high temperatures. Now is a good time to think about how to keep employees safe from heat stress and help them recognize the hazards of working in extreme temperatures.Read more

Digital Transformation and Disruption in Learning & Development (L&D)

By Rosie Cairnes

Digital Transformation and Disruption in Learning & Development (L&D)

There is no question that technology is dramatically changing the way individuals are interacting, learning and behaving in the workplace. More and more, organizations realize they will need to embrace new technologies to remain commercially competitive, keep up with the fast pace of business and remain an attractive employer to the growing number of Millennials entering the workforce.Read more

Skillsoft Honors 2015 Inspire Award Winners

By Kevin Young

We recently celebrated our second annual Inspire Awards, and once again the shining stars of the HR, L&D and talent community did not disappoint. We were thrilled to receive so many entries from both SumTotal and Skillsoft customers and have the platform to share their stories with the 2015 EMEA Perspectives crowd in London.Read more

Women in Leadership: The Supply/Demand Conundrum

Priti ShahBy Priti Shah

Research continues to validate that global organizations with women in leadership roles experience increased productivity, creativity and profitability.  And, according to a recent McKinsey study, of the nine key behaviors leaders must possess in today’s economic landscape women exhibit five of these behaviors more often than men.Read more

Millennials and Their Expectations of Learning and Development

By Glenn Nott

More millennials are entering the workforce, many with different expectations and preferences around how they want to work, learn and consume information. Not only are they demanding more flexible work arrangements, they are also looking for experiences that more closely reflect and align to their technologically-fueled lives.Read more

EMEA Perspectives 2015 – Bursting with Insights

By Kevin Young

Wow, what a stunning event, even if I do say so myself.

As our 2015 EMEA Perspectives event drew to a close recently, I started to reflect on how much we had managed to pack so much into a relatively short day, and why so many amazing learning and development (L&D), HR, talent management and IT teams continue to come in their droves.Read more

Talent Analytics in Practice [Infographic]

By Kieran King

At 2015 Global Skillsoft Perspectives, Skillsoft brought together five of the world’s most prominent talent analytics experts to share insights about the current state of analytics and practical suggestions for evolving organizational capabilities. Here is what they had to say:




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Kieran King is global vice president of loyalty strategy and corporate development at Skillsoft.Read more