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Do Soft Skills Matter?

Do Soft Skills Matter?

Regardless of what you call them, everyone needs to start paying soft skills the attention they deserve. According to the World Economic Forum’s The Future of Jobs 2018 report, here are the top five skills likely to be trending in 2022:

  1. Analytical thinking and innovation
  2. Active learning and learning strategies
  3. Creativity originality and initiative
  4. Tech design and programming
  5. Critical thinking and analysis

What is the most striking part of this list?Read more

Going to Learning Technologies? Drop by the Skillsoft and SumTotal Stand

One of my favourite conferences, Learning Technologies, is just around the corner. Taking place on February 13-14, Learning Tech is the must-attend conference for all HR and learning professionals.

With 150 free L&D seminars, 200 exhibitors and more than 8,500 attendees it is Europe’s leading showcase of organisational learning and the technology used to support learning at work.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

Vodeclic is Now Skillsoft

Vodeclic is Now Skillsoft

In February 2018 after four years working in the sales department, I became the Sales Manager for Vodeclic.  This opportunity coincided with Skillsoft’s acquisition of the company so as you can imagine it was a steep learning curve.Read more