Skillsoft Blog

Learning at Work Week

By Kevin Young

In the UK it’s Learning at Work Week (18th – 24th May). This important annual awareness campaign puts a welcome spotlight on the importance and benefits of learning and development.

It perhaps goes without saying, that working at an organisation like Skillsoft I’m passionate about an inclusive approach to L&D and supporting opportunities for all employees to learn.Read more

Explore Sample IT and Leadership Videos from the Skillsoft Course Library

By Lorien Green

Samples are one of life’s greatest guilty pleasures. Whether it’s a free trial of a movie streaming service, those micro-sized perfume bottles from the department store, or the sample booths at Costco – a little taste of something for free really gets peoples’ endorphins pumping.Read more

6 Ways to Ease into the New UK Care Certificate Standards

By Eugene Van Biert 

The Care Certificate, due to be rolled out across the UK this April, now looms large in the minds of all care providers.

Whether in a hospital setting, or residential or domiciliary care, the certificate is intended to provide employees with an essential understanding of the basic building blocks of care, as well as the skills required to deliver it on the frontline.Read more

5 Things the John Lewis Partnership Loves about Elearning

By Kevin Young

John Lewis is the U.K.’s largest department store retailer with 31 department stores, 10 John Lewis ‘at home’ shops, a shop at Heathrow Terminal 2, as well as www.johnlewis.com. The Company also has 320 Waitrose stores and online grocery presence.Read more

Investing in Employee Development to Support Exponential Growth

By Kelley Noblet

In 2013, UST Global was facing an enviable dilemma. The leading provider of end-to-end IT solutions was growing at an exponential rate—48%, to be specific—and in order to continue empowering its ever-expanding employee base with the skills required to succeed in a demanding industry, it needed to greatly expand its portfolio of innovative, on-demand learning solutions.Read more

Getting At-Risk Kids Excited About Learning: A Skillsoft Team Building Event

Last week, Skillsoft employees from around the world gathered at the annual Global Sales Meeting in Orlando, Fla. The event was an engaging opportunity for people from Skillsoft and SumTotal to share insights on the combined company’s vision of putting people at the center of learning and talent management.Read more

From “Big” Data to Just Data

By the Mind Commerce staff 

Today, we refer to “Big” Data because it relates to the huge challenge (and opportunity) to deal with unstructured data from many sources.  However, the world of tomorrow will have better structure to deal with unstructured data as well as structured data. Read more