• Employee surveys are an essential part of any HR or learning and development strategy – if done correctly.

    The Mistakes Organization Make When They Survey Their Employees

    May 26, 2017

    With organizations becoming increasingly concerned about employee engagement, HR and learning and development leaders are leaning on employee surveys to get insights into the minds and experiences of their workforce. This is a good thing – employee voice surveys are perhaps the best way of getting real feedback on your culture, a great way to assess attitudes...

  • The Kirkpatrick Model is a staple of learning and development teams to measure results, but it can easily be misused.

    The Best Way to Use the Kirkpatrick Model

    May 26, 2017

    The Kirkpatrick Model – which was developed by Donald Kirkpatrick in 1955 for his Ph.D. dissertation – is one of the most commonly used methods to evaluate the effectiveness of learning solutions. And yet, despite being very common, it’s also very easy to misuse. The model is composed of four levels: reaction, learning, behavior and results. Your instinct is...

  • If you are ambitious, you don't need to suck up or sabotage others to be promoted. Just embody these four characteristics.

    Want to be Promoted? Display These 4 Qualities

    May 25, 2017

    Most of us want to be promoted to one role or another. Advancement comes with more money, more influence, more control over your day-to-day tasks; just to name a few perks. But actively working to be promoted feels a bit sleazy. You don’t want to be one of those people who is sucking up to the boss, acting fake or – worst of all – making others look bad in an...

  • Eighteen of the top 20 skills the world's top companies are looking for are related to data science.

    Want to Work at One of the Top Companies in America? Focus ...

    May 24, 2017

    In 2012, the Harvard Business Review declared data scientists as the “sexiest” job of the 21st century, meaning data scientists are...

  • The new skills you can learn this week at LinkedIn Learning and Lynda.com cover everything from IT Infrastructure to data science to leadership and management.

    The New Skills You Can Learn at LinkedIn Learning This Week

    May 23, 2017

    Each week presents a new opportunity for you and your team to learn the skills necessary to take on the next big challenge. And, at...

  • The most popular course among learning and development pros on LinkedIn Learning is one on coaching.

    See The Courses Learning and Development Pros Watch the Most

    May 22, 2017

    In 2004, journalist James Surowiecki released the book The Wisdom of Crowds. In it, he argued the aggregation of information in groups...