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OpenSesame Employee Spotlight: Kolene Hammer

Kolene Hammer Senior Manager of Sales Portland, Oregon She/Her/Hers Over her five years at OpenSesame, Kolene Hammer’s personal life and professional paths have all been rearranged. As a current Senior Manager of Sales, Kolene leads by example with both her strong business results and her consistent managerial courage. Kolene encourages her entire team to be… Read more »

OpenSesame Employee Spotlight: Marta Altree

Marta Altree Senior Director of Customer Success Portland, OR she/her/hers   Marta Altree, Senior Director of Customer Success, perfectly applies her tech-ed experience and outgoing personality in her role at OpenSesame. Along with her customer success team, Marta blends her passion for innovation and technology with her client relationship instincts. (Still, as she says, she… Read more »

business-skills

OpenSesame galvanizes business relationship building through expanded partnership with The Galvanizing Group

Enterprise companies can now access essential business skills training from The Galvanizing Group as part of the OpenSesame Plus subscription catalog Portland, OR – 11 March 2021 – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced the addition of The Galvanizing Group to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription. The partnership expands OpenSesame’s curated library of courses designed to… Read more »

DEI Book Clubs with eLearning Insights

Creating intentional space and time to discuss topics related to DEI in the workplace can be difficult. In addition to e-learning courses offered at OpenSesame, an impactful way to start or continue conversations around diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is through a book club!  An employee-run book club can be a great way for coworkers… Read more »

Inclusive Leadership – A Story about bias

Here’s a story that you have probably heard before: A father and his son are in a car accident. The father is killed and the son is seriously injured. The son is taken to the hospital where the surgeon says, “I cannot operate, because this boy is my son.” This popular brain teaser dates back… Read more »

OpenSesame announces exclusive partnership with Trüpp to deliver its modern elearning courses to enterprise organizations everywhere

Global companies can now access Trüpp’s interactive compliance and manager-focused training courses exclusively through the OpenSesame Plus subscription  Portland, OR – 24 March 2021 – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced the addition of Trüpp to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription to further expand its library of business skills, management and compliance training.  Trüpp’s online courses… Read more »

OpenSesame announces partnership with Mind Tools for Business to expand its leadership and management library

Global organisations can now access a selection of Mind Tools for Business’s extensive collection of career skills training through the OpenSesame Plus subscription catalogue Portland, OR – 23 March 2021 – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced the addition of Mind Tools for Business to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription to expand its selection of leadership,… Read more »

Danielle Rubio

OpenSesame Employee Spotlight: Danielle Rubio

Danielle Rubio Product Operations Team Lead – Portland, Oregon   After a global pandemic, Danielle Rubio knows exactly what it takes to make change happen fast for OpenSesame clients. Danielle expertly leads the product operations team for customers. During the lockdown height, her team worked cross-functionally to quickly launch an unprecedented catalog of public courses… Read more »

Everything is on the record

OpenSesame announces exclusive partnership with Everything Is On The Record to deliver its strategic communication coaching as online training content

Companies can now offer training from the media and communications experts at Everything Is On The Record as online courses available exclusively from OpenSesame   Portland, OR – 16 March 2021 – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced the addition of Everything is on the Record to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription to deliver timely training about… Read more »

future of hospitality

The great change for hospitality and its workers

“Watching their livelihoods crumble and scared of getting sick, many are fighting despair and struggling to see the light at the end of the tunnel.” This quote encapsulates the experience of hospitality workers during the pandemic. Hospitality workers have faced much turmoil when the pandemic hit, and are still struggling as they face on-and-off closures… Read more »

Sunshower learning

OpenSesame announces partnership with SunShower Learning to expand its offering of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) training

Organizations can now access emotionally impactful DEI training from SunShower Learning through the OpenSesame catalog Portland, OR – 23 February 2021 – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced the addition of SunShower Learning to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription to further expand the curated offering of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) training. SunShower Learning is the… Read more »

Management Pocketbooks

OpenSesame announces exclusive partnership with Management Pocketbooks to convert its training books into online courses

Global organisations can now access Management Pocketbooks’ clear, concise and inspirational learning guides as elearning courses from OpenSesame Portland, OR – 18 February 2021 – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced the addition of Management Pocketbooks to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription to add accessible, micro-courses on a wide range of topics for managers, leaders and… Read more »

The important roles of equity and inclusion in DE&I

The Essential Role of Equity Many organizations have adopted or renamed their diversity and inclusion programs as “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.” In this sense, equity addresses the disparities that historically marginalized and/or minority groups have experienced in society and that can carry over into the workplace or even arise in the workplace. This addition of… Read more »

OpenSesame announces partnership with EntrepreneurNOW to expand its business strategy library

Business leaders now have access to engaging content designed to help them launch and grow thriving businesses Portland, OR – 10 February 2021 – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced the addition of EntrepreneurNOW to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription, expanding its offerings in business strategy for entrepreneurs, sales, and marketing professionals. These courses will enrich… Read more »

COVID vs. customer service: The big clash

Of all the industries struck by the pandemic, customer service was hit especially hard. The customer service industry has drastically changed, with many customers finding themselves frustrated, irritated, and anxious.  Harvard Business Review conducted a survey of 1 million customer-service calls that covered 20 different industries. Many customers reported that their calls were “difficult.” Issues… Read more »