Skillsoft Blog

That’s a match, if it strikes

By Cath Delsignore

“If you build it, they will come” is perhaps now the most infamous whisper ever to reverberate around an Iowan cornfield. Words that have become so ingrained in our collective consciousness that we believe them to be true and that the mere act of building something will guarantee its success.Read more

Learning For Everyone – The democratization of corporate learning

By James Hanson


What began in 1945 Brisbane as a small engineering consultancy firm has grown into a global professional infrastructure, environmental services and international development company delivering projects in more than 100 countries and employing around 6,000 people worldwide.Read more

The Quest for the Purple Squirrel

By Kyle Gingrich


Do you remember when you were a child and always on a seemingly endless quest to find a unicorn or a dragon or some other mythical creature? Well, what if it turns out, the search is over and what you were looking for is, with a little tweaking, right in front of you?Read more

New survey reveals UK Managers are in crisis

By Tony Glass


“The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate you away from those who are still undecided.” – Casey Stengel

A quick Google search and you can easily unearth a whole slew of jokes about managers, with their perceived ineptitude and irrationality producing the most/best fodder.Read more

Developing the Developer

By David Else


For the past 10 years, I worked on a busy financial trading floor in central London. The job required highly accurate pricing systems with zero time latency and extremely high security in a volatile environment.Read more

Why soft skills need to be part of your resume

By Kyle Gingrich

Why soft skills need to be part of your resume

Take a minute and bring up a mental image of your resume. Aside from the usual, what’s on it? Did you Google the top skills employers are looking for and tailor your list to match them as much as possible?Read more