Tag: Chief Learning Officer


Flash Mentoring Creates Strong Onboarding

Gallup estimates that employee turnover can cost companies one-and-a-half to two times an employee’s annual salary—a conservative estimate for replacing the employee who leaves. To combat this employee attrition, many organizations try to implement effective onboarding initiatives.

How Does Adaptive Learning Work Inside an LMS?

While instructor-led and in-classroom training sessions are still more common than online learning methods, they have dropped from 47% to 41% in the past 3 years. And this downward trend is expected to continue because of the rising popularity of adaptive learning.1 L&D development professionals are now actively seeking ways to incorporate adaptive learning into […]


Training Priorities for 2018 Part II: Internal Skill Gaps and Tracking Skill Development

Yesterday’s post looked at the top two priorities identified in LinkedIn’s “2018 Workplace Learning Report” –training for soft skills and global training. In this post, we’ll look at the third and fourth: delivering insights on internal skill gaps and tracking skill development. (And we’ll cover the fifth and sixth tomorrow.) Learning and development (L&D) are increasingly […]

What Is a CLO and Does Your Organization Need One?

A CLO is a Chief Learning Officer and is often referred to as a Training Director, Head of Learning and Development, or something similar. Over 90% of CLOs have 10 years or more of corporate experience. They’re predominantly found in larger organizations, and also in the following industries:

There’s a Bot for That—Or There Could Be

Since 1998, Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin, has been releasing its “Mindset List.” It’s a wake-up call or level-setting list to help professors and administrators better understand who their new students are. The revelations can be jaw-dropping. For instance, the most recent list tells us this about the upcoming graduating glass of 2020:

Driving a Promote-from-Within Philosophy in Training

Employers that take a comprehensive view of training see it not only as a means to improve employee performance but also as an effective recruiting and retention tool. One car rental company is using its training program to drive a promote-from-within philosophy.

Training Credited with Efficiency Gains

Facing high sales attrition, slow time-to-quota for newly hired sales reps, and too few sales reps achieving quota, SuccessFactors turned to its Learning Team in early 2012 to rectify the situation. By the end of 2012, the team’s efforts had already paid off. Overall sales attrition had dropped by 80 percent compared to new sales […]