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Tackling the employee engagement crisis

We are experiencing an employee engagement crisis: only 13 percent of employees globally are engaged at work, while the rest are either neutral or, worse, actively disengaged. Despite an overall increase in budget toward improving this, many organizations are still having limited success in increasing employee engagement. With a troubling overall lack of engagement and… Read more »

Investing in cyber security prevention

According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, as of July 2017, over 700 companies were breached, nearly matching the total of all breaches in 2016. Cybercrimes are happening more often than ever. A data breach has occurred when an individual’s name plus Social Security Number (SSN), driver’s license number, medical record, or a financial record/credit/debit… Read more »

Why consider 508 compliance courses for your learning program

The ADA requires employers to make ‘reasonable accommodations’ for people with disabilities. Some employers are still mislead to think that hiring a person with a disability will result in increased time and money spent on accommodations and considerations. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the term “disability” is defined as one who has… Read more »

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Benefits of PMP Training Online

Each industry has a number of beneficial courses and certificates that can help managers hone existing skill sets, but many courses tend to have a high, long-lasting impact on their careers. Of the certifications out there, few  can be applied into all industries. The most sophisticated of these is the PMP (Project Management Professional) certificate… Read more »

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Developing Your Organization’s Soft Skills

In a recent OpenSesame webinar, Claude Werder, VP and Principal Analyst at Brandon Hall Group, discussed how the effectiveness of soft skill training is changing as new technologies, content types and delivery methods develop. Here are the strategies that Werder shared to understand your organization’s soft skill needs and how to prioritize content and delivery… Read more »

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3 Powerful Learning Mediums Reimagined

Just about anyone can create an e-Learning course on a soft skills topic. You gather up the right information and some relevant and clever animated images or pictures. You follow the established instructional design protocol of ADDIE (analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation) and then present your content to the learner and ta-da! you have… Read more »

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Is Your Data Safe? Challenges in a Changing Security Environment

Cyberattacks affected a record high number of enterprises in 2016. Even high profile companies with the top tier of security infrastructure were impacted by lapse in security vulnerabilities. As the digital landscape continues to evolve, staying updated on data and network security grows increasingly more challenging and consuming. The time you spend designing, building, implementing,… Read more »

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Easily Browse, Purchase, and Sync Courses through OpenSesame’s Embedded Catalog Integrations

One reason companies choose OpenSesame remains the integration with a growing list of Learning Management System (LMS) partners. These partners have embedded the OpenSesame catalog of over 20,000 courses into their system for you to easily browse, purchase, and sync courses directly to your own LMS. Finding the embedded catalog in your LMS How customers… Read more »

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Connecting Training to Long-Term Performance

How many Learning Management Systems (LMS) are used at your organization? As company size grows, learning is increasingly planned at the department level and the number of LMS increases–some companies use up to 30 LMS! Two-thirds of industry leaders admit that decentralized learning strategies hurt employee development, tenure and engagement. In a recent webinar sponsored… Read more »