Skillsoft Blog

The F Word – Does Feminism belong in the workplace?

By Tara O’Sullivan

Does Feminism belong in the workplace?

If it wasn’t already obvious from my earlier posts, I am a passionate, and outspoken feminist. And proud of it. So I was more than taken aback when I recently had an animated discussion on the subject of feminism with a colleague who expressed that being openly feminist in the workplace can be detrimental to your career.Read more

Book Review: Building the Learning Organization: Achieving Strategic Advantage through a Commitment…

By Pam Boiros

It’s no secret that over the past decade economic, social and
technological forces have intensified significantly, dramatically altering the
traditional work environment. External change and forces demand either
organizational adaptation or extinction.Read more

Middle management – where learning starts, stops, succeeds and fails

By Glenn Nott, VP and Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Skillsoft

Having been involved in the Learning & Development (L&D) profession for over two decades I have witnessed many “hot” management trends, read countless books on management theory, and seen more and more attention drawn towards the need for managers to become leaders within their organizations.Read more

SHRM 2012 Annual Conference: recap

We’re please to bring you a guest post from Melynda Hilliard, Skillsoft’s Events Marketing Manager.

By Melynda Hilliard

Skillsoft recently attended the SHRM 2012 Annual Conference in Atlanta which focused on “Be − so be powerful, be bold___” as its theme this year.Read more

Finding a little Perspective this summer

Summer is an exciting time in the Skillsoft offices! Not only do we look forward to the long evenings and optimistically hope for sunshine – summertime also marks the arrival of our annual Perspectives event in London.

Perspectives is one of the few times of the year in which all of our customers, employees and industry experts come together under one roof to discuss our plans for the future,  talk about hot topics within the industry and listen to some of our expert speakers.Read more