Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

CLO Magazine

Like many bosses, Jon Kaplan thought he was a good leader. He worked his way up from aspiring academic to public school teacher to corporate instructional designer and eventually into the top learning job at Discover Financial Services, a Chicago-area firm with 17,000 employees. What he did in response catapulted his career forward and led to some of the learning organization’s greatest successes. April 2019 Profile: Discover Financial’s Jon Kaplan.

Putting People First

CLO Magazine

When it comes to learning, Jon Kaplan truly understands the importance of emotional engagement. I was able to pay attention to social cues, and I learned how to cheat on multiple-choice tests.”. Kaplan finally confessed his secret to a classmate and got the remedial help he needed, but by then he had become “incredibly ashamed” and his academic performance suffered through grade school. That’s when I decided to leave,” Kaplan said. Kaplan wanted to know why.

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Survey says…. Employees are thriving with Axonify’s modern learning approach

Axonify

More than 4,500 employees from organizations including Walmart, PointClickCare, Kaplan, Ceridian and Bloomingdales participated in the first round of the Axonify Learner Survey. Respondents indicate that they are significantly more knowledgeable, confident and effective in their jobs as a result of participating in regular learning through the Axonify eLearning platform. In fact, 4 out of 5 employees believe Axonify-based learning solutions improve performance on the job.

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A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bryan Austin, mLevel’s Vice President of Learning Innovation. I’ve known Bryan for a while and he has always been passionate about games for learning and it was good to catch up with him. We discussed the evolution of the mLevel game-based learning platform and how it has helped a number of companies increase the effectiveness of learning in their organizations. Learning in 2012, and subsequently joined mLevel last fall.

Top Chief Learning Officer Conferences of 2019

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If you have recently become a Chief Learning Officer or are looking to expand your skills, attending a chief learning officer conference is a great way to master the latest industry trends. As you may know newer generations like millennials value learning higher than other company benefits. So attending and strengthening your skill set as a Chief Learning Officer is key to your success and that of your employees and company. Chief Learning Officer Breakfast Club.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bryan Austin, mLevel’s Vice President of Learning Innovation. I’ve known Byran for a while and he has always been passionate about games for learning and it was good to catch up with him. We discussed the evolution of the mLevel game-based learning platform and how it has helped a number of companies increase the effectiveness of learning in their organizations. A sample of the mLevel suite of Learning Activities.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

When you look at the list below you might wonder why we’re not calling this our 2019 Book of Learning Systems Trends. Well, a lot is happening in extended enterprise learning and we want to touch on all the high points. In fact, this guide is like the learning systems landscape, itself – deep, broad and multi-faceted. Our trends lists reflect how learning systems buyers are actually driving innovation with their dollars! Top Learning Systems Trends for 2019. #21