How to Prepare for Active Shooters in the Workplace

CLO Magazine

According to Covenant Security Services Vice President James McGinty in a 2016 NPR report , 75 to 80 percent of businesses are looking to do some type of active shooter policy procedure and training.

Is It Easier To Measure A Soft Skill With Technology?

CLO Magazine

Businesses turning to Web-based development tools for soft skills training are confronted with the same conundrum traditional classroom-based training courses face: measurement. For instance, an e-learning program’s ability to instill soft skills in an employee might be measured through engagement, said John Ambrose, senior vice president of corporate development and emerging business at online learning provider Skillsoft.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Time for Change: MOOCs and Learning Technology

CLO Magazine

These new businesses started developing expert-led courses that cover typical university or college-level topics like introduction to computer science, psychology, history and many more. You can take an online course at one of the aforementioned websites and interact with peers, submit exercises, find supplemental material and interact with experts at your own pace. Companies such as Blackboard, CBT Systems — now Skillsoft — Saba and Docent were born.

Free L&D webinars for January 2020

Limestone Learning

As ever, January is itself a prompt to rev up your business strategy and your learning. You’ll be able to: Define effective leadership and explain why so many people in positions of authority fail to exercise leadership. “ Animals, mammals, cat ” by katya10 is licensed by Pixabay.

Technology in Action: Firms Make an Effort

CLO Magazine

McNevin said developing employees through custom video, audio and online modules in interactive training and development sessions allowed employees to access more targeted exercises. Some companies may even feed targeted videos and research to business leaders’ mobile devices to stimulate soft skill development, said John Ambrose, senior vice president of corporate development and emerging business at HR technology company Skillsoft.

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Connecting Compliance to Business Strategy (Free for ATD members) Are your compliance training programs strategic and aligned to business, or simply an obligatory duty with a check-the-box mentality?

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Unconnected employees hurt your business when they fail to see the big picture, don’t know how to uncork bureaucratic bottlenecks, and don’t contribute to enterprise-wide results. Four ways unconnected employees hurt your business.

Dear C-Suite: We Don't Do Training

CLO Magazine

In the summer 2013 issue of MIT Sloan Management Review, an article appeared titled, “The Executive’s Role in Social Business.” ” In 2012, when cloud-based learning organization Skillsoft surveyed 503 CEOs of organizations with more than 250 employees across 13 business sectors, the results revealed that 42 percent of the CEOs interviewed said “the length of a course was a more important deciding factor than its content.”

Suite 51