Where are the women leaders in business? Women are conspicuously absent in leadership positions across the globe. In the United States women hold more than half of all professional-level jobs, yet comprise only 5 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs.Read more
In reaction to the new allergen regulations introduced in December last year, you’ll have read the outcry in the media, especially from top chefs and food business owners:
“There’s too much red tape!”
“These regulations are stifling our creativity and spontaneity in cooking!”
“We can never train our staff to comply with all this extra paperwork!”
But are these claims true?Read more
By Dan Coughlin
People go to work to make money and to make a difference.
Money is important. It’s very important.
Working to make a difference is also important. It’s very, very important.
Trying to make a significant difference is how you fuel yourself over the long term.Read more
By: Candy Osborne
Implementing a new learning program isn’t easy. Engagement, alignment, adoption and value are just a few of the major factors to consider when developing the strategy behind your program. Making matters more complicated, every company is different, both structurally and culturally, and that makes it hard to rely solely on industry research (what may work in some cases may not work in yours) as you try to get the ball rolling.Read more
By Ivonne Smith
We live in a world where we want it all…all the time! One would think this applies to learning and acquiring new skills to grow our careers. Don’t we all want to learn as much as possible?Read more
By Sean Masterman
The American author Sam Keen once wrote “Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.” If that’s true, this has the been most respectable summer ever for my family! However, at Skillsoft, we have spent the lazy, hazy days working hard teaming up with some great partners to create new opportunities for learning, education and talent development for years to come.Read more
By: Peter Kokkinos
Globalization and technology are rapidly changing how organizations operate. These changes are influencing a distinct shift in the skills needed by organizations to execute on business goals and remain competitive.
Although baby boomers are exiting the workforce in record numbers, governments worldwide are encouraging the organizations to employ mature age workers, and for mature age workers to remain in the workforce for longer.Read more