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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

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

The Global Impact of Digital Transformation in Asia

The Global Impact of Digital Transformation in Asia

Asia has experienced phenomenal growth over the past 50 years and now represents over one-third of global Gross Domestic Product (GDP), a trend the experts expect to continue. For example, BMI’s Cedric Chehab believes, “By 2030, Asia will account for the largest share of global GDP at around 40 percent.”  As a result, what happens in Asia will significantly impact the global economy, so it is in everyone’s interest to have a keen awareness of the business trends that are shaping the Asian market.Read more