Skillsoft Blog

The View from Down Under: Digital Transformation in Australia and New Zealand

The View from Down Under: Digital Transformation in Australia and New Zealand

I am a Skillsoft Solution Principal for Business and Leadership serving Western North America and Asia Pacific. In September I took my third world trip of the year meeting customers everywhere from Australia to the Philippines. It is an extraordinary experience taking in such vastly different geographies and culture, but what never fails to astound just how often I hear the same concerns, the same issues repeated.Read more

5 Key Features of Leading Learning Experience Platforms (LXPs)

5 Key Features of Leading Learning Experience Platforms (LXPs)

The learning experience platform (LXP), according to industry insiders, is the L&D profession’s response to the changing needs and expectations of learners. With it, organizations are better positioned to identify and address skill gaps, capture and use data effectively to measure L&D impacts, promote a self-driven learning approach and foster an engaging culture of learning in the workplace.Read more

Top Mentoring Experiences from the Skillsoft Leadership Team

Top Mentoring Experiences from the Skillsoft Leadership Team

New research from the Association for Talent Development (ATD) finally puts to bed any questions about the benefits of mentoring. The findings confirm that organisations with mentoring programmes enjoy higher employee engagement and retention, see greater support for the growth of high-potential employees, and realise both improved intra-organisational relationships and better collaboration and knowledge management and transfer.Read more

Why There is Nothing Soft About Soft Skills

Why There is Nothing Soft about Soft Skills

 

Let’s start with a little word association. When we say soft, what other words does that conjure? Balmy, benign, bland, delicate, gentle, light, mellow, mild, nonabrasive, soothing, tender.  Hardly the types of words we people use when talking about building up their strength.Read more