Learning and Development Articles

  • These are signs that your performance reviews at your organization will be absolutely dreadful.

    The 5 Things That Guarantee Dreadful Performance Reviews

    November 9, 2017

    Todd Dewett, leadership guru and LinkedIn Learning instructor, said it best: "To be honest, performance reviews are sometimes the most feared and despised aspects of the modern workplace." Ouch. Performance reviews do not need to be something employees and managers dread. These conversations can used to strengthen the employee-manager relationship and foster...

  • Here are the key trends learning and development pros need to focus on, according to speakers at the 2017 DevLearn Conference.

    What Learning Leaders Need to Focus on the Most: 3 Takeaways from DevLearn 2017

    October 31, 2017

    Learning leaders, I’d like to take a moment to recognize the unique importance of your work. Because that (among many things we get into in this post) is what the DevLearn 2017 Conference provided to me – a reminder on how important and inspiring the mission of cultivating lifelong learning can be. “I believe literacy paves the way for a lifelong learner,”...

  • The 25 most popular courses this year on LinkedIn Learning and Lynda.com are, among others, body language for leaders and project management foundations.

    The 25 Most Popular Online Classes This Year

    October 20, 2017

    Great professionals are always learning – it’s what makes them great. But often, the challenge is figuring out what to learn next, when there are so many skills out there you could master.  There are a few different paths you can take to answer that question. You can look at what skills are the most sought-after by organizations. You can look at the skills that’...

  • Here's how to make your CEO your biggest learning advocate, according to Elliot Masie.

    Your CEO Should Be Your Biggest Learning Champion. Here's...

    October 5, 2017

    A constant struggle for learning and development (L&D) leaders is getting their employees to allocate time for learning. Well,...

  • Here are the can't-miss sessions for the 2017 HR Tech Conference.

    8 Can’t-Miss Sessions at the HR Tech Conference

    September 24, 2017

    The HR Tech Conference – which runs from Tuesday, Oct. 10 to Friday, Oct. 13 in Las Vegas – is one of the great conferences of the...

  • Here are the can't-miss sessions for DevLearn 2017.

    8 Can’t-Miss Sessions at DevLearn 2017

    September 24, 2017

    DevLearn 2017 is one of the biggest conferences of the year for learning and development (L&D) pros. In fact, it’s so big and there’s...