Skillsoft Named to CIO Bulletin’s 50 Best Workplaces to Watch
Honor recognizes corporate learning leader for building beautiful technology, crafting engaging content and fostering a strong culture of innovation
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Skillsoft, the global leader in corporate learning, has been named to CIO Bulletin’s “50 Best Workplaces to Watch.” CIO Bulletin recognized the company for building beautiful technology and engaging content that educates and trains more professionals than any other company in the world. CIO Bulletin also honored Skillsoft for its culture of innovation that makes the company a great place to work.
CIO Bulletin’s profile of Skillsoft explains the company’s founding, mission and recent transformation “from its roots as an e-learning software provider to a modern digital company, offering the most innovative cloud-based learning solutions and platforms available today.” Last year Skillsoft launched Percipio, an award-winning intelligent learning platform, CodeX, a virtual coding practice lab, and a Digital Transformation course series, among other innovations. Skillsoft plans to unveil many more advances in 2018, including a new Skillsoft Leadership Development Program, more than 200 business courses localized in Chinese and Brazilian Portuguese, and nearly 500 compliance videos in 20 languages.
“This honor recognizes our innovation success, redefining the corporate learning industry with beautiful technology and engaging content, which has been our mission,” said Bill Donoghue, Chairman and CEO of the Skillsoft Group. “We could not have achieved this mission without the commitment, energy and effort of our incredibly talented global workforce. I am so proud of our people, and I believe this award reflects our culture of openness, innovation and inclusion.”
At the heart of Skillsoft’s ability to innovate are several new human resources initiatives, including a #MakeWorkMatter campaign that enhances employee communication, engagement and advocacy. For example, Skillsoft recently launched a 30x30 Continuous Feedback Program using its SumTotal Talent Expansion® Suite. The 30x30 program encourages managers and employees to spend up to 30 minutes every 30 days, providing meaningful feedback and two-way communication. This shift away from annual performance reviews ensures that Skillsoft supports employees with information and development opportunities that are needed to be successful.
Skillsoft is the global leader in corporate learning, providing the most engaging learner experience and high-quality content. We are trusted by the world's leading organizations, including 65 percent of the Fortune 500. Our mission is to build beautiful technology and engaging content that drives business impact for today’s modern enterprise. Our 500,000+ multi-modal courses, videos, authoritative content chapters and micro-learning modules are accessed more than 130 million times every month, in 160 countries and 29 languages. With 100 percent secure cloud access, from any device, whenever, wherever. www.skillsoft.com
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Erin Knapp, 617-502-6546
Released January 4, 2018