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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Sep 25, 2013
HR execs are not finding their budgets rising at the same levels as their workforce requirements. By 2020, the global labor market faces a shortage of 38-40 million college educated workers and 45 million secondary educated workers1. Despite the change catalyst that the mounting crisis demands, many organizations have not adjusted their strategies. Why would an organization race to develop skills by investing the same portion of their budget in classroom approaches and build training that they could buy? To help organizations find a smarter way out of the talent crisis, the Director of Research at the world’s leading learning analytics firm compared the results of Skillsoft elearning to classroom and internally developed elearning benchmarks. The results were clear; Skillsoft provides a solid answer to the global talent imperative.
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Sep 25, 2013
The USO is a nonprofit, congressionally chartered, private organization that supports America's troops and their families around the world. They turned to Skillsoft to build USO University for their employees, an effective solution to solve the organization's global learning, onboarding and compliance challenges. And, they achieved jaw-dropping results and ROI in just their first 6 months.
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Sep 25, 2013
Employee training is often seen as a luxury, especially if the workforce is being streamlined to cut costs. But a lack of investment in employee training in order to save costs can have the opposite effect. A well-trained workforce can improve business productivity and efficiency, drive innovation and development and vastly alter a customer’s perception of the business. We’ve identified the seven deadly skills that every modern employee should have in their skill set. This paper highlights those general soft skills that are vitally important for the prosperous, innovative and efficient business.
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Sep 25, 2013
Carrington Holding Company, LLC needed to implement a compliance and business training solution to reach more than 1,800 associates nationwide. Carrington's aggressive growth model required a much more scalable training solution than a traditional classroom-training model. Additionally, Carrington needed to onboard new employees with effective, consistent and engaging training. Learn how they succeeded in proving the value of elearning through rapid implementation, staff participation and measurable cost savings over classroom training.
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Sep 25, 2013
The face of corporate learning has changed. It is no longer possible to develop your human capital with a single approach. Today’s corporate environment calls for out-of-the-box thinking, incorporating the advantages of many types of learning to benefit your company’s single biggest investment — your people. Evaluating the ever-growing corporate learning solutions that are available enables you to obtain full benefit from your learning programs by selecting the range of learning resources that best match your strategic corporate goals. This handy guide will help you navigate the growing number of learning solutions and equip you with 8 must-ask questions as you develop a learning program.
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Sep 25, 2013
In today’s business climate, the value of ongoing employee development efforts may seem like a no-brainer, but success is not always guaranteed. This ExecBlueprint discusses how HR can support leaders, managers, and employees in getting the most out of their training programs by using the performance appraisal process to identify gaps, focusing on the areas that will deliver the most return, and providing employees with enough context that they will want to learn for the company. HR leaders from Heineken Americas, BG Group, Given Imaging, and HDFC Asset Management Company share insight featured in this ExecBlueprint MP3. 55 minutes.
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Oct 01, 2013
Learning is critical to enabling business strategy, from onboarding new hires to developing future leaders, to educating channel partners and customers. This study, based on responses collected from 185 organizations between July and September 2013, looks at how organizations connect learning to business priorities, create development programs that impact every stage of the employee lifecycle and utilize technology to support learning initiatives. It also examines the business impact of building learning capability and running effective learning programs. Research conducted by Aberdeen Group and brought to you thanks to Skillsoft.
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Oct 15, 2013
Cloud solutions are the new normal as organizations opt to deploy more business systems “in the cloud.” For learning professionals, cloud-based solutions provide a wide range of benefits from cost savings to decreased delivery time, to global reach. Before selecting a cloud-based learning provider, you should understand all the benefits and be prepared to ask potential providers critical questions regarding the architecture and management of the service you are considering. This white paper explores 10 factors you should review in this process.
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Dec 20, 2013
Organizations that embrace and practice agility are proven to be more effective in dealing with change. Key to fostering agility is continuous learning and development. Learning is not an event-based occurrence where one-time training can satisfy skill gaps; learning opportunities need to be accessible, targeted, and continuous. With a strong learning culture that aligns with business objectives, companies are better able to embrace an agile mindset, and with increased agility, performance will improve and the overall business impact will increase.
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: May 30, 2017
In the world of business (and innovation), “risk management” does not necessarily mean risk prevention. Often, there will be core areas where your company is willing to take risks in order to generate returns, such as entering a new market or developing a new product. Rather than avoid all risk, leaders of successful organizations assess the risks inherent in any situation and use them to drive company vision, strategies, plans, and processes. This ExecBlueprint describes an integrated approach for managing performance, risk, and compliance through centralized governance processes. It is called “GRC” (governance, risk management, and compliance), and it provides a framework for sharing policies, processes, and documents at the enterprise level to improve communication, create organizational efficiencies, and reduce unnecessary risk. How can GRC benefit an organization? When leaders are able to define their “risk appetite” and quantify all the risks facing them, they can make more appro
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: May 30, 2017
The need for workplace safety and health programs are critical. However, many organizations struggle with finding value behind the resources that sustain these programs. It’s a delicate balance of perceived value vs. actual value. How can you put a price on prevention? If the incident never happened, is there a direct correlation that ties value back to your workplace safety and health initiative? In this Industry Insight, Skillsoft will identify 8 Things You May be Overlooking, and how each item plays a critical role in assessing the achieved value of training, including how this value can be measured as it relates to a workplace safety and health program.
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Apr 27, 2015
To compete in today’s global marketplace, employees at every level of your organisation need to understand the risks associated with a broad spectrum of compliance issues and feel empowered to make the right decisions - even when no one is watching.
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skillsoft, conduct programme, compliance training programme, workplace, risk, compliance issues, culture of workplace, elearning
    
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Apr 27, 2015
This paper examines five important factors to consider when designing and implementing a Health & Safety Compliance training programme.
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workplace safety programme, training, safety, heatlh, heath and safety, compliance, workplace safety programme, compliance training programme
    
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: May 19, 2015
This report focuses on the consumers perspective in relation to understanding business ethics and integrity.
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: May 19, 2015
This paper shows how companies may be overlooking is how quickly the landscape is changing—and how this dynamic shift can affect corporate compliance initiatives.
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business corruption, complaince training, skillsoft, anti-corruption training, employee corruption training, changing landscape of corruption
    
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Apr 23, 2015
This paper outlines why businesses should be investing in management and leadership development, rather than looking to recruit externally. From effective communication to problem solving and decision making, it explains the ‘seven deadly skills’ all leaders should possess, and outlines how Skillsoft can help you develop them.
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skills required of the perfect leader, required skills of a leader, recruiting and retaining talent
    
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Apr 23, 2015
This paper explains how embedding 7 key skills within your IT team can keep your organisation’s data safe and its employees productive. From data storage and security to database design and management, these key skills will ensure that your business is able to make the most of new technology as it develops.
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fundamental it skills, it staff development, professional it development, skillsoft
    
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Apr 23, 2015
In this paper, Judith Leary-Joyce explains why it is important to always be on the lookout for new talent, while also building existing employees’ CVs. From recruitment to development to retention and succession planning, Judith explains just how important learning is to every stage of the talent management lifecycle. So get reading quickly because the talent pipeline never stops moving.
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talent recruitment and development, talent management lifecycle, retention of employees, skillsoft
    
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Apr 23, 2015
This paper examines how the role of the CIO has been evolving to meet today’s new world of IT.
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evolving role of the cio, skills required of the cio, meeting todays requirements as a cio, integration of the it function
    
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Apr 29, 2015
A Skillsoft whitepaper on Overcoming the skills deficit: the response of UK organisations to the workforce development challenge
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skills deficit, overcoming the skills deficit, uk skills shortage, skill builders, l & d software, skillsoft
    
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Aug 26, 2016
Around the globe, organizations in every industry sector are struggling to attract, retain, and develop talent. But few organizations are prepared to successfully overcome those challenges. Download a new learning and talent framework to learn how to create a sustainable source of talent, and to overcome skill gaps. In it you’ll find: - What fundamental shifts you need to make to better compete for talent - How to exploit technology for smarter HCM and L&D strategies - Why learning and talent management processes must be tightly integrated Download "The Skillsoft Learning and Talent Maturity Framework.
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microlearning, development, mobile, employee developmentlearning, engagement, talent management, elearning, elearning
    
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Aug 26, 2016
Success nowadays demands providing all members of the workforce with the resources they need in order to effectively respond to and support customers’ needs and expectations. More specifically, organizations must provide employees with digestible knowledge at the point of need and as quickly as possible, so they can re-learn how to resolve specific challenges, also known as microlearning. According to research from Aberdeen, Best-in-Class companies are 60% more likely than all others to consider microlearning to be effective for employee development. This report explores the importance of microlearning, and what it can do for your business, your employees, and your customers.
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microlearning, development, mobile, employee development
    
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Aug 26, 2016
What changes are coming as the next generation emerges? Gen Z is the post-Millennial generation and brings a new level of social connectedness, more opportunities for education, and increased economic engagement. What does this mean for businesses, markets and educational institutions? Disruptive invention and reinvention will become the norm. Learn why it’s time to eliminate generational rifts and embrace the changes that Gen Z will bring to business. The Gen Z Effect will help your organization stay current, competitive and relevant to thrive in a world of accelerating change. Download the book summary.
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gen z, generation z, millennials, generation, baby boomer
    
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Dec 06, 2016
Millennials are the first true “digital natives,” and because of this, they are often associated with driving new work practices and expectations. However, it is actually the ubiquity of technology, the accelerated pace of work and our consumer experiences that are driving new work practices, not millennials. New research tells us that to be engaging, L&D teams need to focus on modern learning rather than millennials.The formula for modern learning is: • Learner-centric • Micro/modular • Varied treatments • Retention-driven • Embedded • Mobile Download “Millennial Learning Myths and Misconceptions Prescriptions for a Modern Learning Strategy” for tips for enabling modern learning at your organization.
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Dec 06, 2016
Success nowadays demands providing all members of the workforce with the resources they need in order to effectively respond to and support customers’ needs and expectations. More specifically, organizations must provide employees with digestible knowledge at the point of need and as quickly as possible, so they can re-learn how to resolve specific challenges, also known as microlearning. According to research from Aberdeen, Best-in-Class companies are 60% more likely than all others to consider microlearning to be effective for employee development. This report explores the importance of microlearning, and what it can do for your business, your employees, and your customers.
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