Skillsoft Blog

How Did Your Organization Compare to Industry Benchmarks?

According to ASTD, the average organization spent $1195 per employee on training and development, translating out to be 30.3 hours of learning per employee.

Backed by research from nearly 500 companies, the ASTD 2013 State of the Industry report (SOIR) gives you and your colleagues valuable insight to make informed decisions regarding your learning programs.Read more

Marketing on a shoestring

Budgets, budgets, budgets – unless you are lucky enough to work with sales or marketing (and their big coffers), your training organization likely struggles to be effective within the constraints of a small budget.  Having been a training professional for over 15 years, I am a veteran when it comes to developing training and learning events on a shoestring budget.  Read more

Upcoming Webinar: Learning Through Innovation

According to Wikipedia, “innovation is the creation of better or more effective products, processes, services, technologies, or ideas that are readily available to markets, governments, and society. Innovation differs from invention in that innovation refers to the use of better and, as a result, novel idea or method, whereas invention refers more directly to the creation of the idea or method itself.Read more