Learning and Development Articles

  • See how this head of L&D got the most out of his learning and development budget by smartly investing in elearning and digital learning.

    Digital Learning: How to Get the Most Bang for Your Learning Budget

    February 8, 2018

    Imagine what it would cost to send employees to 101 hours of in classroom training per month. What about 250 courses per month? That’s how much our employees are learning at Exponential-e ­– and LinkedIn Learning makes it possible. When I started as head of learning and development (L&D) at Exponential-e, I had literally hundreds of requests for learning...

  • See why Henkel went from an in-person training model to a much stronger blended approach, with online learning coupled with in-person training.

    “Frankly, It Works Better” – Why Henkel Went From Classroom Training to a Blended Learning Approach

    December 21, 2017

    It was a transformation. Since its foundation in 1876, Henkel – a German-based industry and consumer goods company with more than 50,000 employees worldwide – has been prioritizing development and structuring learning around its key business needs. During the past years the traditional classroom training has been mainly replaced by a blended learning approach...

  • Econet did a masterful job of inspiring their employees to learn, with an incredibly high usage rate of LinkedIn Learning.

    How this Company Inspired Their Employees to Learn an Hour a Week

    December 1, 2017

    Most executives will say that a commitment to learning is critical to their organization’s success. But few reinforce that commitment as much as Econet Wireless, Zimbabwe’s largest provider of telecommunication services. This summer provided a perfect example of that. Econet wanted to create a culture where their employees were enabled to be lifelong learners so...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    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...

  • 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,...