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Is Your Organization Prepared for the New US Anti-Harassment Regulations?

This year several states enacted new harassment training requirements that leave employers wondering, “What do I need to do before the training deadline arrives?” With potential changes on the horizon as a variety of cases go before the U.S.Read more

Water. Rest. Shade. Top Tips for Working Safely in the Heat

 

Water. Rest. Shade. Top Tips for Working Safely in the Heat

Summer doesn’t officially begin until June 21. However, from Alaska to Alabama and locations throughout the US and Canada record high temperatures have already been recorded this year. Now is an excellent 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

Is Your Organization Doing Enough to Prepare Your Business Analysts for the Digital Workforce?

Is Your Organization Doing Enough to Prepare Your Business Analysts for the Digital Workforce?

Effective business analysis offers enormous value to an organization, from better decision-making to smoother implementation of initiatives. Given the significant changes taking place throughout the business world, it is hardly surprising that the role of the business analyst (BA) is also changing in response to the digital business imperative.Read more

Here We Go Again: Why One-Off Diversity Training is Ineffective

Here We Go Again: Why One-Off Diversity Training is Ineffective

I just read an interesting article by Michael J. O’Brien from Human Resource Executive, with observations from John Arendes, Vice President and General Manager of Global Compliance at Skillsoft. The article asks the question, “Will Sephora’s One-Hour Diversity Training Pay Off?”

The article offers a commentary on Sephora’s decision to close all of its stores so that its 16,000 employees can undergo a 1-hour diversity-training workshop.Read more

The Evidence for Scenario-Based Training for Interpersonal Skills

Skillsoft Completes its Research with MIT and Accenture

As leaders in our industry, Skillsoft continues to seek to understand exactly how the brain processes and retains information to improve an employee’s performance. In previous blog posts, we discussed how important it is to further our specific understanding of retention and application so that we can apply findings to our course design and development.Read more

Technology and Developer Courses: May Release Summary

Technology and Developer Courses: May Release Summary

For companies to keep systems running, evolving, and adapting to drive digital transformation, employees need to grow their expertise continually. That requires access to state-of-the-art multi-modal learning content.

Skillsoft’s developer teams are hard at work, delivering courses into our learning platforms around key topic areas that allow organizations to keep pace with technology, improve architecture, and strengthen client experiences.Read more