Learning and Development Articles

  • Here's how learning and development professionals can get managers to encourage learning within their team.

    How to Get Managers to Own Their Role in Employee Learning

    September 1, 2017

    One of the top challenges for learning professionals is getting managers to encourage learning with their teams, according to a LinkedIn survey. And yet that's a must, says Association for Talent Development CEO Tony Bingham.  “Managers must understand that developing their people and teams is an important responsibility and an opportunity to positively impact...

  • The Nature Conservancy has incredible eLearning usage, far higher than the industry average.

    Why The Nature Conservancy Has Such High Usage of Lynda.com: "It Comes Down to Relevance"

    August 31, 2017

    Since purchasing the product three years ago, The Nature Conservancy’s employees have used Lynda.com at a far higher rate than the market average. In 2017 alone, 86 percent of The Nature Conservancy employees with Lynda.com licenses have used Lynda.com. More impressively, this year the average time a Nature Conservancy employee spends each time they log into...

  • Goodmans LLP – one of the biggest law firms in Canada – has seen great results from mandating learning to their employees via their learning and development department.

    This Law Firm Requires 20 Hours of Learning a Year for all Assistants. Here Are the Results.

    August 25, 2017

    Few organizations have a more rigorous learning culture than Goodmans LLP, one of Canada’s top law firms. Yes, the 200+ legal professionals at the firm are always gaining new certifications and mastering new laws – that’s part of practicing law. But the firm holds its 230+ legal assistants and support staff to that same learning standard. All 130+ legal...

  • These are the most common challenges learning and development professionals face, along with playbooks for overcoming them.

    The Top Obstacles Facing Learning Leaders – And How to...

    August 22, 2017

    Learning professionals, you probably know what the ideal learning culture looks like for your organization, but there may be a few...

  • This challenge among our learning and development team here at LinkedIn increase our online learning usage three-fold.

    How a Simple Challenge Increased Our Online Learning Hours...

    August 11, 2017

    Creating a culture of learning is a prime goal for Learning and Development at LinkedIn, as I’m sure it is for other L&D teams. We put...

  • These are nine free resources for learning and development professionals looking to build a culture of learning.

    9 Free Resources That'll Help You Create a Culture of...

    July 31, 2017

    Do you know the single biggest challenge facing learning and development professionals today? Well, recently we asked 500 L&D pros...