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How to Prepare Employees with the Right Skills for a Successful Reentry

Change is difficult—we all know that. But, there’s something about change in the workplace that has the power to spark all sorts of fears within us. That’s because our jobs hold the strings to our livelihood. So, when there is a perceived threat to that, it can understandably trigger concerns, anxiety, and stress, especially following …

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Why L&D Should Play a Star Role in Change Management During a Crisis

When you hear “learning and development,” what is the first thing that comes to mind? Frequently, L&D is perceived as “the team that delivers training.” And yes, that is true, but they have far more value to add than just making sure training runs smoothly at your organization. Whether conducting needs assessments, educating employees on …

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3 Reasons for HR to Connect Learning and Performance

So much has changed in the HR, learning, and talent development field over my 15-plus-year career: the fluctuation of talent pools, the demands of a modern workforce, and the speed of change that businesses face. Add the coronavirus to the mix, and any ideas you had about change management were about to, well, change. The …

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2020 Performance Management Report: How Do You Measure Up?

In a recent ATD webinar discussing the findings of their soon-to-be-released research report, Performance Management: Driving Organizational and Personal Growth, sponsored by Schoox, the performance management processes of 532 talent development professionals were captured and translated into insightful ways organizations can improve their performance management strategies. Performance management encompasses many different facets—feedback, performance management training, …

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How to Protect Your Business from Cyberattacks During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Whether you are trying to lead a new remote workforce due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak or a workforce on the front lines in grocery stores or restaurants, there is a new layer of protection you need beyond the virus itself to keep your employees, customers, and business safe: cybersecurity.  Cyberattacks have spiked amid the …

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5 Ways to Empower and Engage a Remote Workforce Amid COVID-19

Even before COVID-19 arrived, the numbers of employees working remotely were on the rise across the United States. In an article on, we found several statistics that paint a really compelling argument for the remote workforce. In 2015, 23% of employees reported doing some of their work remotely, up from 19% in 2003, Bureau of …

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How to Put Competency-Based Training to Work for Your Company

Competency-based training (CBT) has quickly become its own core competency. The methodology is not necessarily new to learning and development professionals, but it has experienced a paradigm shift and gained renewed momentum as a result. At the most basic level, a competency is the ability to do something successfully. In the context of L&D, a …

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Schoox Reimagines Traditional Performance Management with Latest Release

As the industry evolves, so does the Schoox learning and talent development platform. We’ve been monitoring the trends and talking to customers of all shapes and sizes across the industries we serve. One thing has been consistent across our conversations: performance management is in need of a big overhaul. Traditionally, performance management is a point-in-time …

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Virtual Reality for Employee Training – Fad or Fab?

Training new hires has always been an investment for companies regarding time, money, human resources, and other ways a new employee changes your team’s dynamics.   Often, new hires are trained on the job, which can lead to understandable errors in real life scenarios. While customers are most often understanding when it comes to someone’s …

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The Corporate Training Blog

The Schoox Blog is a natural extension of our promise to help people learn more, connect deeper, and perform better. We aim to bring you relevant, engaging, and useful information on the latest news and trends in e-learning, corporate training, and talent development.