By Priti Shah
The need for more women leaders in the workforce is undeniable. According to an International Labor Organization report, less than five percent of public companies listed in global stock exchanges are led by women and only three countries out of the 200 surveyed have a majority of companies managed by women.Read more
By Lynn Gallin
Effective learning cannot be treated as an event; it must be treated as an ongoing, daily process.
More than a century ago, German psychologist Herman Ebbinghaus pioneered an experimental study of memory. He discovered that if a learner does not apply newly acquired knowledge within six hours, he will only retain 50 percent of what he learned.Read more
Globalization and technology are rapidly changing how organizations operate. These changes are influencing a distinct shift in the skills needed by organizations to execute on business goals and remain competitive.
Although baby boomers are exiting the workforce in record numbers, governments worldwide are encouraging the organizations to employ mature age workers, and for mature age workers to remain in the workforce for longer.Read more
Customer Spotlight on Deltek
By Pat Golden and Jodi Atkinson
Deltek is among the largest global enterprise software and information solutions providers for project-based organizations in the professional services and government contracting industries. As you can imagine, being a large and growing global organization with a 30-year history presents many challenges beyond the usual learning and development barriers for effective leadership training.Read more
By Glenn Nott
Skillsoft’s flagship event is fast approaching—an event where L&D leaders will come together to share and discuss how learning has evolved to better serve the global marketplace and keep pace with technological change.
Skillsoft Perspectives Australia & New Zealand, now in its 16th consecutive year, will see more than 120 learning and development decision makers from business, government and education providers gather at Swissotel Sydney on 27 August 2014 to find out how they can “innovate, influence and impact” through innovative learning and development approaches within their own organizations.Read more
By Jim Clemmer
In an organizational survey at a large telecom company, managers were asked to rate how well they coached the people reporting to them. They scored themselves high. The people reporting to those managers were asked to rate the coaching they received.Read more
By Kelley Noblet
Skillsoft customer, Finish Line, worked to incorporate Skillsoft leadership development content in their existing learning management system (LMS), Cornerstone OnDemand, aligning to the organization's eight core competencies in their leadership development program. Watch a short video to learn more.Read more
By Candy Osborne
Do you have a co-worker that you can never seem to get a point across to? Or someone that you can’t seem to influence no matter how many ways you try? Want to change that?Read more
By Leslie Positeri
It’s a challenge every company faces: Whether it’s an immediate need or just preparing for the future, leadership development is a must. But, as I’m sure I don’t have to tell a lot of you, effective leadership development is a lot more complicated than sending your managers off to a half-day seminar at the local Marriott.Read more
Customer Spotlight on TECO
By Jeff Rogers
We at TECO Energy, Inc., an energy-related holding company based out of Tampa, Fla., recognized a need to get training and development to the front-line supervisors overseeing our nearly 4,000 team members.Read more