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: Jennifer Kahnweiler
Have you ever worked with someone who you couldn’t connect with or even drove you crazy? I will bet that sometimes that person was of opposite temperament – an introvert to your extrovert or vice versa. 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
Social technologies offer new ways to accelerate performance management from a once per year activity to a continuous process. Claire Schooley, Senior Analyst at Forrester Research offers her view on this emerging trend.
The social media bubble is showing no signs of
bursting. In fact, most of our social networks are still growing; Twitter’s
Vine video app has been shared 2.86 million times on the social network since
launching five months ago. Read more