Learning and Development Today

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

HCMx Radio: When Simplicity is Coveted, What’s the Value of Complexity?

Today’s edition of Brandon Hall Group’s HCMx Radio is about the complexities that exist in organizations and the move by many organizations and vendors toward simplicity. My guest is Jay Shaw, CEO and Managing Director of NetDimensions.  Jay co-founded NetDimensions after more than a decade with NASDAQ-listed The Princeton Review (TPR). Jay’s experience includes running Read More