Category: Training News

The latest news, regulation updates, and best practices in the training field.


What the Not-So-Distant Future of L&D Looks Like

According to Gartner research, companies are currently spending an average of $1,200 per employee on training per year, and 86% of business leaders think that employee development is critical to driving business outcomes moving forward. And this is no surprise when you consider how quickly L&D is becoming the most innovative department inside any organization.


The Best Software for L&D from 2018

Are you in the market for new learning and development (L&D) software for your organization? According to users and expert ratings, the following software vendors appeared on multiple “best” workplace training and learning software lists from 2018.


5 Trends for Training Firms and Platforms

The learning and development (L&D) industry is booming and is expanding at a rapid rate alongside innovative technologies—so much so that L&D departments themselves are becoming central hubs for all workplace innovation and growth.


Walmart Pledges $4 Million to New Training Initiative

Corporate-sponsored training initiatives have been prominent in the media in recent years. The trend toward such programs represents both the need for skilled, competent workers and a perception that government-sponsored education doesn’t necessarily adequately prepare the workforce for the needs of the workplace.


U.S. Schools Don’t Meet Computer Training Needs

Employee training and development are major priorities for many businesses. Businesses of all types and sizes need their employees and managers to be able to handle the challenges and take advantage of the opportunities that come up every day.


Google Blunder a Lesson for Trainers

A few weeks ago, we posted a series of blogs on blunders by entry- or low-level employees that ended up costing their companies big money. Unfortunately, Google has recently had its own blunder; we’ll discuss that here, as well as what we can learn from Google’s mistake.