Learning and Development Today

HCMx Radio: Using Learning Analytics to Predict Outcomes and Improve Performance

We are in the era of constant change enabled by technology. Instructor-led training still exists and will never entirely go away, but with dispersed geographies, and diverse and global workforces, the learning environment is drastically changing. The methods of delivery offered through numerous channels — mobile, social, gamification, etc., — raise questions about what to Read More

Apply Now! The Excellence in Technology Awards Are Open

It’s that time of year again when our team at Brandon Hall Group gets ramped up and excited to open our Excellence in Technology Awards Program. We are proud to be running our industry-leading awards program for 21 years. Our program seeks out organizations that are at the forefront of technology innovation and performance.  We Read More

Onboarding: The Link between Recruiting and Learning

This week I had the opportunity to speak at the Alabama SHRM State Conference, and I talked about the changing social nature of the workplace. The topics ranged from social’s impact on talent acquisition and learning to talent management and leadership, but the area that received some of the most interest was onboarding. After the Read More

Skillsoft’s Strategic Moves Aim to Close Clients’ Critical Skill Gaps #Perspectives15

More than 1,200 global HR and learning professionals are gathered this week in Orlando at the Rosen Shingle Creek sharing success stories, challenges, trends, and priorities for today’s new-age learner and solutions to closing critical skills gaps. 2015 Skillsoft Perspectives is the company’s 17th annual conference and the first event for the combined Skillsoft and Read More

HCMx Radio: Brandon Hall Group’s Latest Learning Research

Tune in for the latest episode of Brandon Hall Group’s HCMx Radio, sponsored this week by Xerox Learning Services, which delivers impactful, engaging, custom-tailored learning services that drive business results. This episode focuses on Brandon Hall Group’s latest learning research, with my guest David Wentworth, Senior Learning Analyst at Brandon Hall Group since 2012. His Read More

Raising the Stakes: LinkedIn Acquires lynda.com

Yesterday, LinkedIn announced its acquisition of lynda.com, an online learning company, for $1.5 billion. This acquisition will allow LinkedIn’s 300 million users to have access to an extensive library of video content to help advance their careers and develop new skills. Not only does it strengthen LinkedIn’s presence in talent acquisition but it also helps Read More