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Insights on Learning & Development from the ASTD State of the Industry Report

Each year the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) surveys learning and development professionals and compiles their findings into the State of the Industry Report. This industry standard report includes measurements of budgets, hours invested and the number of staff devoted to learning and development, with useful differentiations between the best-performing training organizations and… Read more »

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Social Media in Small Business: Therapist, Cheering Squad and Taskmaster

Social media gets attention for enabling communications among diverse networks and, among learning and development thinkers, for its capacity to support collaboration and learning. But a less-discussed role of social media in the professional context is as a support network for small business owners, freelancers or other solo practitioners. If you’re alone in your office,… Read more »

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OpenSesame Now Features Mindleaders Online Training Courses

Big news! The OpenSesame team is proud to announce that we have partnered with Mindleaders to add their catalog of more than 2,800 elearning courses to the OpenSesame marketplace. With courses on everything from technical certification to business and soft skills, Mindleaders is recognized worldwide for the wide scope of their catalog, the excellent production… Read more »

Course of the Week: Change Management by Vubiz

 ​ Wednesday, January 11, 2012 Change Management – Managing Change   $39 per seat    Volume Discount Price 5-9 20% $31.20 10-24 30% $27.30 25-49 40% $23.40 50-199 50% $19.50 200+ 69% $12.09   Change Management – Managing Change by Vubiz Managing change means leading teams effectively through difficult and dynamic circumstances: This is a leadership… Read more »

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QMR Brings Soft Skills and Compliance Training to Life

The OpenSesame team is pleased share a new catalog of management, soft skills and ethics courses from Quality Media Resources (QMR). The QMR team, led by founders Robert and Patricia Rosell, builds excellent courses that use video to illustrate abstract concepts with real examples, excellent characterizations and compelling stories. Since 1992, QMR has dedicated their… Read more »

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It's Not About Your Social Media Policy

  Last year I was interviewed for a promotional video for for a local community parks program. I was chatting with the nonprofit organization’s outreach director about their communications strategy – and she mentioned that her agency had not done much with social media yet, but was hoping to use this video as a jumping-off… Read more »

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Course of the Week: Sexual Harassment by AKLearning

Kelly Meeker 7:00 AM (3 hours ago) ​ ​ [image: header] Wednesday, January 4, 2012 Sexual Harassment [image: Sexu…   Kelly Meeker 7:00 AM (3 hours ago) Loading…     Wednesday, January 4, 2012 Sexual Harassment   $25 per seat    Volume Discount Price 5-9 10% $22.50 10-49 20% $20.00 50-99 30% $17.50 100-499 40% $15.00… Read more »