Skillsoft Blog

Honoring Veterans

By Candy Osborne

Today’s blog post is dedicated to the men and women who have served in the U.S. military. It’s for the sons and daughters, mothers and fathers still serving and those who have DD-214s.Read more

Back to School Backpack and School Supplies Drive

By Kelley Noblet

This summer, the Skillsoft U.S. headquarters, located in Nashua, N.H., held another back to school backpack and school supplies drive. The items collected, which included backpacks, lunch boxes, binders, notebooks, pencils, pens, crayons, colored pencils, markers, pocket dictionaries and more, were donated to the Front Door Agency, Lutheran Services and the Anne-Marie House.Read more

Enhance Your Organization’s Agility with a Learning Culture

By John Ambrose

Change is the new normal and having an agile workforce is essential for business today. High performing organizations are more agile and have excelled in effectively managing and coping with change and are superior at getting their current culture to embrace change.Read more

NEW Video: Build a Culture of Learning with Skillsoft

HR and learning leaders alike struggle to stay ahead of current and projected talent gaps. And yet, the demand for employees to learn when and where they need it continues to increase.  

To solve talent gaps, too often, organizations waste precious time and money on event-based training that doesn’t get applied directly to the job or generate business outcomes.Read more

Learning is a Continuous Journey

A recent article published in Workforce Magazine indicates that learning investments are on the rise and receiving a higher degree of attention from executives.  Larger budgets and increased interest from the C-Suite are critical reasons why today’s learning programs need to generate measureable results.Read more

Taking Inventory on your “Bench Strength”: Research from Gartner, Inc.

Do you know your “bench strength?” Workforce development, recruiting, talent management and succession planning – when, and where, does the assessment take place for these functions?

As Gartner, Inc., reported in a research brief, Inventory Your IT Skills and Competencies to Meet Business Needs, each of these disciplines should beginwith a well-informed survey of your organization’s skills and competencies, or your company’s “bench strength.”

According to Gartner, less than one-third of IT organizations have a formal workforce planning solution.Read more