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How to Build a Job Architecture With AI-Assisted Skills Matching
No matter how adept your employees are at their current roles, it’s always important to offer them an extra degree of dynamism. What if continuous
Rolling Out Your Performance Management System: 3 Critical Factors to Consider
When you’ve put care and attention into selecting the right performance management system, you’ll have all the more reason to ensure that it’s properly implemented.
Drive Transformational Change With An LMS
60% of employees will require dedicated skills training in order to meet the demands of the next half-decade of evolving organizational needs and global change.
How to Select a Performance Management System
Performance management systems can be exceptionally powerful tools, packed with features capable of elevating employee performance to exciting new heights—but they’re still just tools. So,
What’s the Role of AI in Your Talent Management Strategy?
Business and HR leaders always enjoy a good challenge, and the task of filling vacant positions with skilled and qualified candidates provides plenty to keep
Performance Fundamentals: 4 Benefits of Embracing Performance Management Systems
The fundamental purpose of performance management is to maximize the value of your employees’ work, thereby improving business outcomes. While this goal has remained unchanged
The Power of Learning Analytics to Drive Decisions and Growth
Making a case for learning and development requires transparent and accessible metrics that show the impact of training across your organization. When leaders and execs
Flatten the “Forgetting Curve”: 7 Ways to Increase Learning Retention
With skills gaps widening and organizations trying to achieve continual growh targets it’s essential to invest in learning and development opportunities for your current workforce.
Skills, AI, and Sustainability Dominate the Conversations at Learning Technologies 2023
Now in its 23rd year, Learning Technologies Conference and Expo is Europe’s largest gathering of L&D and HR professionals. According to its chairman, Donald Taylor,
4 Ways to Fuel Employee Engagement With Skills Development
Equipping your people with the skills and capabilities to drive success through meaningful L&D opportunities is an investment in the future. To gain a competitive
5 Ways to Build Leadership Development Programs With Bridge Journeys
As the bedrock of your organization’s success, managers and leaders require a set of carefully-crafted skills, behaviors, and competencies to steer your organization forward. To
How Org Charts Can Help Workplace Mentorship Programs
In a professional context, we all expect to learn from the people around us—absorbing the knowledge of our peers and managers by observing how they
4 Reasons to Implement Continuous Feedback (And a Few Tips on Making It Happen!)
Most people intuitively understand that feedback, when done well, represents a formidable asset in any organization’s performance management toolkit. In fact, 81% of employees believe
The 5 Pillars of a Successful Talent Mobility Strategy and How to Leverage Them
A good talent mobility platform will have a lot of moving parts, from proactively recommending internal vacancies and career paths to providing relevant skills training
6 Reasons Why Employee Development Programs Are So Important—And How to Execute Them Well
Employee development isn’t new, but it’s hard to do well. It’s also important work. Helping people fulfill their potential in the workplace—whether that’s as an
3 Ways L&D Can Help Organizations Survive and Thrive During a Recession
For organizations, the only certainty is uncertainty. Faced with tighter margins, many leaders need a fresh approach to engage, retain, and develop employees with the
How to Pitch HR Tech to Your IT Team
As an HR professional, it’s tempting to choose a Learning Management System (LMS) solely based on the qualities that will best improve learning outcomes for
5 Reasons to Use an LMS to Train a Distributed Workforce
In economically challenging times, tight budgets and the need to trim costs can call investment opportunities into question. According to Deloitte research, although 93% of