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Case Study: Odawa Casino

Odawa Casino Resort offers employees career development around the clock—just what workers at this 24x7x365 operation needed. Download this free case study to learn how Odawa partnered with Skillsoft to improve performance management and leadership development.
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Newbies to New Leaders, Closing Critical Skill Gaps with Learning

Learning is critical to enabling business strategy, from onboarding new hires to developing future leaders, to educating channel partners and customers. This study, based on responses collected from 185 organizations between July and September 2013, looks at how organizations connect learning to business priorities, create development programs that impact every stage of the employee lifecycle and utilize technology to support learning initiatives.
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The New Business of Business Leaders: Hiring and Onboarding

This paper explores the role of business leaders in driving talent management functions, specifically around hiring and onboarding challenges. It discusses how talent intelligence helps business leaders find better candidates faster, make better build/buy/rent decisions, decrease new hire time-to-proficiency, and decrease the number of new hires who quickly leave.
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Case Study: The USO Solves a Global Learning Challenge

The USO supports America's troops and their families around the world. They turned to Skillsoft to build USO University for their employees, an effective solution to solve the organization’s global learning, onboarding and compliance challenges. And, they achieved jaw-dropping results and ROI in just their first 6 months…
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Getting Started with eLearning

The face of corporate learning has changed. It is no longer possible to develop your human capital with a single approach. This handy guide will help you navigate the growing number of learning solutions and equip you with 8 must-ask questions as you develop a learning program.
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Actionable Leadership in the Creative Age

Skillsoft conducted a survey to compare the traits that defined 20th century leaders with the characteristics of their 21st century counterparts. While many organizations understand how leadership is changing, their cultures have not yet adapted to encourage these new leadership traits.
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Extending Reach and Ensuring Effectiveness of Leadership Development

Leadership is an important element of organizational success. So, it is not surprising that many companies look for ways to extend the benefits of leadership development to more employees. Technology-based learning approaches such as online courses, books and video programs can be used effectively to develop employees at all levels.
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Learning in the Cloud: 10 Factors to Consider

Before selecting a cloud-based learning provider, you should understand all the benefits and be prepared to ask potential providers critical questions regarding the architecture and management of the service you are considering. This white paper explores 10 factors you should review in this process.
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Reinventing Leadership Development

To determine if your development programs are producing the leadership your company needs, you must conduct a customized, multi-layered self-assessment. This HR white paper provides 10 key questions and ideas to build upon and the action points.
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Building the Empowered Enterprise!

A roadmap for leveraging technology to enable greatness in your employees. This new world and way of working is 24/7, borderless and constantly in flux. Work-team and organization structures are becoming more matrixed instead of hierarchical. And these technology and workplace shifts are requiring organizations to adapt to new ways of functioning and thinking, especially when it comes to managing their people.
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The Advantages of Online Software

Online software, often referred to as software –as-a-service (SaaS), has dramatically increased in popularity over the last few years and is now the preferred method for accessing training and applications for the majority of organizations.

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7 Strategies for Being a Better Manager

We believe that to be the best leader you can be, you need to be a fearless, bold, effective coach on a daily basis. Aspirational, right? The path to greatness seldom runs smoothly though, so here are a few strategies to get you started.

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The Evolving Role of HR

As workforce dynamics grow more complex, the HR professional’s role is shifting from administrative expert to strategic partner, giving them the opportunity - and responsibility - to play a bigger role.

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eBook: How to excel at goal management

Effective goal management is one of the key components of high-impact performance management in organizations. That’s because employees know what’s expected of them, are working on the right projects, are aligned in helping to achieve organizational goals, and are more engaged as a result.

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