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OpenSesame announces expansion of OpenSesame Plus subscription with Eleventure partnership

Global organizations now have access to award-winning, learner-centered microlearning content.    Portland, OR – 21 September 2021 – OpenSesame, a market-leading SaaS global elearning innovator, today announced the addition of Eleventure to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription. With this announcement, OpenSesame is adding significant expertise to its robust catalog that will boost on-the-job skills in… Read more »

Hispanic Heritage

Why Some of Us Don’t Use the Term “Latinx”

Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the histories, cultures, and contributions of those with ancestors that came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. OpenSesame is sharing stories and perspectives from our Hispanic and Latinx colleagues to champion diversity and share resources that support the Hispanic and Latinx community.    Voices of OpenSesame Juntos… 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 »

sexual harassment state training requirements

2021 State-specific sexual harassment training requirements (United States)

Sexual harassment affects more than just the employees involved—it affects your entire organization. Besides causing emotional duress and decreased performance, lawsuits resulting from sexual harassment are stressful and expensive. Sexual harassment prevention training can help build awareness as well as provide guidelines on what to do when encountering these situations. Not only is it the… Read more »

OpenSesame pilots Coursica™ to bring learning to college students and recent graduates taking a gap year

Coursica offers a flexible way to learn critical on-the-job-skills to students delaying higher education due to the pandemic  Portland, OR – 8 October 2020 – With the majority of U.S. colleges moving to online offerings or imposing strict restrictions on campus life in response to the coronavirus pandemic, many students chose to put their higher… Read more »

How and why to get Six Sigma certification

How and why to get Six Sigma certification

These days, the home is our office and it’s more important than ever to ensure efficiency and save costs wherever possible. Although there are many ways to manage your organization, Six Sigma provides companies with the framework to streamline processes and utilize statistical analysis to achieve lasting results. Since its development in 1986, major companies… Read more »

What should be on your employee onboarding checklist

What should be on your employee onboarding checklist

The onboarding process is critical for company culture and employee engagement, but formulating the perfect employee onboarding checklist can be time-consuming and eat up company resources. With OpenSesame’s elearning course options, your company will have the ability not only to optimize the onboarding process but also have the opportunity to teach to the individual learner.… Read more »

“I’m not creative“ Oh yes you are!

Most people believe that they are not creative. Or that creativity is only associated with artists and musicians. “I can’t draw. Therefore, I am not creative.”  This is a major misconception about creativity – and absolutely false. You were born into this world with everything you needed to create. You are wired to be creative.… Read more »

Spark Change and Inspire Action with TED

TED Talks like The power of vulnerability by Brené Brown or How great leaders inspire action by Simon Sinek, which gave us one of our favorite metaphors, “the golden circle,” have inspired us as individuals with new ideas and perspectives. Global organizations, meanwhile, have leveraged TED Talks to not only motivate their employees, but to… Read more »

See what’s new with the Course Details Page

In our effort to improve the user experience when choosing the right courses for L&D programs, we’ve made significant improvements to the Course Details Page. Users visit the Course Details Page to learn more about an individual course and now it’s easier than ever to find the most important information about a course in one… Read more »

OpenSesame announces partnership with Skill Boosters to expand diversity, equity & inclusion elearning course library

 Global 2000 companies can now leverage scenario-based training to improve diversity, equity and inclusion in their organizations Portland, OR – 23 June 2020 – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced the addition of Skill Boosters to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription to expand its curated library of diversity and inclusion, leadership and business skills training courses.… Read more »

Working and learning in the age of digital disruption

Global access to the internet and the resulting digital tools that’ve been developed have transformed society. We’ve seen powerful trends emerge that are reshaping business, with a shift in human behavior and a new set of expectations around talent. Will these changes affect you?  Chart Learning has been mapping the trends that impact private and… Read more »

OpenSesame announces partnership with Seven Dimensions to expand personal growth, business skills and management course library

Enterprises can now offer engaging training with high entertainment value to their employees Portland, OR – 29 May 2020- OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced the addition of Seven Dimensions to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription to expand its curated library of business and wellbeing courses with engaging TV series-like elearning. Enterprise companies leverage the OpenSesame… Read more »

OpenSesame offers free elearning courses to ease employees' return to the workplace

OpenSesame offers free elearning courses to ease employees’ return to the workplace

Portland, OR — 11 May 2020 — OpenSesame, the global elearning innovator, announced unlimited free access to online training for organizations preparing their workforces to return to the workplace. The offer includes elearning courses in multiple languages to help employees adapt to a new business environment, stay healthy at work, use best practices for safe… Read more »

Developing a furloughed workforce

Coronavirus has impacted all sectors of the economy. Companies as big as Virgin Atlantic, Marriott, J.C. Penney, and Disney World have furloughed many of their employees as travel, shopping, and entertainment has ground to a halt. A typical furlough means employees are put on a temporary leave due to special needs of a company or… Read more »

Managing your remote team

Coronavirus presents unprecedented challenges to business. At OpenSesame, we are a fully distributed team with the option for employees to work from home. As a precaution, effective 13 March 2020 though, all employees are working from home and practicing social distancing. Even though some employees have experience with remote team members, working with an entirely… Read more »

OpenSesame debuts on 2020 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Digital Learning

eLearning leader recognized for its expanding presence by Europe’s #1 HR industry analyst firm London, UK – 11 March 2020 – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, today announced its inclusion as a Potential Performer on the 2020 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Digital Learning, an annual analysis of HR, talent and learning vendors with a focus on customers… Read more »

Microsoft Teams is coming- are you ready?

It’s been a long time, over two years since Microsoft first announced that Teams would be replacing Skype for Business, but it’s here! Teams will be the way that Microsoft wants you to communicate and collaborate. But this is no minor undertaking, which is why Microsoft has continually pushed the retirement date for Skype forwards.… Read more »

Reskilling your workforce

By 2030, as many as 107 million workers, 12 million more than before the pandemic, may need to switch their occupational categories as COVID-19 has accelerated the transformation of digitization and automation, disrupting the world of work. To put that shift into context, it will have about the same impact on the workforce as the… Read more »