Skillsoft Blog


Going to LEARNTEC 2020? Make Sure You Stop by the Skillsoft Booth

It’s all happening this week at LEARNTEC, Europe’s largest event for digital education in schools, universities and professional life. The setting is the exhibition center in Karlsruhe, Germany, and not only will there be presentations from leading educators and industry game-changers, but there will also be over 300 exhibitors from 14 countries.Read more

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