Training mag discusses KLA-Tencor Hackathon Success

The latest edition of Training magazine features an article on KLA-Tencor, a member of the magazine’s Training Top 10 Hall of Fame. A section of the magazine is dedicated to outstanding initiatives...


Is your organization ready for role-hopping Gen Z?

Traditionally, employees stay on one path. They have an occupation or profession that they are trained for or have chosen. That translates into a job role at their place of employment and although...


Read about Gagné's Nine Events of Instruction at Learning Solutions

In a recent article at Learning Solutions magazine, staff writer Pamela S. Hogle discusses educational psychologist Robert Gagné’s theories of learning and instructional design. The feature is...


Take HR.com’s Survey on How Today’s Learners are Different

Employees are changing the ways they learn. New technologies and distribution channels play a role in this, but so does today's increasingly diverse workforce. For example, how do different...


LinkedIn’s 2017 Workplace Learning Report

LinkedIn surveyed 500 L&D professionals from the U.S. and Canada, who either influence or are decision makers for their companies’ L&D budgets. These survey respondents are LinkedIn members...


Talent Economy advises “reskill your workforce”

A recent article published by Talent Economy reports, “Having a robust talent acquisition infrastructure is paramount in today’s economy. But given the pace of change companies also need to have...


Congratulations ABB on being Awarded for Global Maritime Training

In April of 2017, ABB was awarded the DNV GL SeaSkill certificate following an extensive audit by the classification society. DNV GL SeaSkill™ competence certification products and detailed...


Learning Audit: Do you need one? — Part 3

... continued from previous post Where do you go from here? Once you have all your data, including the whys, what next? Don’t be one of those organizations that carry out an extensive study and...


Learning Audit: Do you need one? — Part 2

...continued from previous post How do you perform a learning audit? You can search the Internet for audit parameters and how you should set up your audit plan but a learning audit is a project and...


Learning Audit: Do you need one? — Part 1

What is a learning audit? A learning audit is very much like a project or programme audit. According to the European-based National Institute for Further Education, the main goal of a project audit...


Move HR beyond “tissues and issues” but do it strategically

Are you missing out on opportunities in recruiting, engagement and more because you spend all your time putting out fires? Do policies fill your days when you should be using analytics to give your...


Remembering Veterans on November 11

A lone remembrance cross stands proud at Juno Beach. November 11, 1918 at 11 am was when the hostilities officially ended in the First World War. Because of this moment in history, the eleventh hour...


Instructor-led training is alive and well and living in…

While there is always someone predicting the demise of classroom-based and instructor-led training, according to industry experts, ILT is alive and well and living in… most places, it would seem....


An Introduction to the Gig Economy: Part 3 - What role will talent management play?

Continued from Part 2: Where are we now? The last post described the difference between an on-demand talent or gig economy and what we have now. For talent management personnel, the gig economy might...


An Introduction to the Gig Economy: Part 2 - Where are we now?

…continued from Part 1: How did we get here? The last post described the different generations of the past 100 years and how the millennials are changing the way we think about work. The world is...


An Introduction to the Gig Economy: Part 1 - How did we get here?

Every year there seems to be a new buzzword in the workplace. This year the phrase that’s on everyone’s lips is ‘gig economy.’ But what exactly is a gig economy? Is it a meaningless term that...


rage rooms

Why are Rage Rooms all the rage?

An article in the Guardian recently explains that “facilities across the US are offering angry people the chance to smash things to their heart’s delight.” The feature features one rage room in...


eLearning Africa: May 24–26, 2016 in Cairo

More than 1200 international education and technology experts, advisers and investors will gather in Cairo in May to discuss how to turn the African Union’s vision of a “transformed continent”...


BDO’s Risk Factor Reports Spotlight Talent in One Way or Another

BDO is a professional services firm that has been providing financial and consulting services for more than 100 years. Each year it publishes reports related to the economy and business. These reports...


What Should We Learn from Hollywood’s Diversity Issues and the Oscars Boycott?

Anyone who saw the Academy Awards presentation on television a few weeks ago knows that a lack of diversity was the theme of the program. The issue was that not one person of colour was represented in...