Women represent 39% of the sales workforce. This percentage has only increased by 3% over the past decade. Not surprisingly, the number decreases as seniority increases, with the lowest percentage of women represented in executive positions.Read more
By Jessica Philpott
Do a quick search and you will find that everyone is talking about social learning. But what exactly is social learning?
As part of his Multiple Intelligences theory, Howard Gardner explained as the time when individuals learn through interpersonal interaction; that it is the world and the people around us that shapes and reframes our learning experiences.Read more
By Tony Glass
“You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink” is one of the oldest aphorisms in the English language. This would suggest that perhaps it is human nature to pass up opportunities presented.Read more
By Ivonne Smith
Skillsoft’s Global Leader Forum consists of a handful of clients who are actively implementing and managing Skillsoft learning programs at the highest levels of the 4 Building Blocks (Engagement, Alignment, Adoption and Value). Last month we interviewed these learning leaders to get a pulse on best practices around their use of social learning.Read more
By Dan Coughlin
People go to work to make money and to make a difference.
Money is important. It’s very important.
Working to make a difference is also important. It’s very, very important.
Trying to make a significant difference is how you fuel yourself over the long term.Read more
By Dan Pontefract
Skillsoft: What does an organization without social learning look like? What COULD it look like?
Dan: The water cooler has been both a figurative and literal location of exchange. So too has the break room, the lunch room, the elevator … heck, even smokers’ alley outside the building.Read more
By Kelley Noblet
According to Aberdeen, “best-in-class companies are three times more likely to use social networking tools as part of their learning strategy than laggards.” How does your organization compare?
Social tools allow learners to make informed content choices, but comments and recommendations from others enable users to find the most relevant content for maximum impact.Read more
With so many social media monitoring and measurement tools available, it can be overwhelming to figure out which tool is right for you when it comes to calculating the success of your social media marketing efforts. This user-friendly guide helps you determine which tools and techniques will serve you best for understanding your online audience.Read more
Organizations can leverage social media to foster
discussions among learners. Groups can rate content similar to consumer
websites, helping employees find targeted and relevant resources. Watch Claire Schooley, Senior Analyst, Forrester Research discuss trends around social media and social networks with respect to learning.Read more
Running any sort of department or team has its inherent challenges and soulful rewards. While there is no simple formula for keeping your team motivated and productive, I’ve followed a few simple guidelines that were effective with my own team.Read more