How can we measure the impact of soft skills training?

This is the final post in a three-part series that explores soft skills, their importance, how to train people in soft skills, and the challenges to measuring such training efforts. We began this blog series defining soft skills, ultimately distilling their essence to things that humans do that machines can’t (or can’t do as powerfully). […]

Why is soft skills training necessary, and how do we do it?

This is the second post in a three-part series that explores soft skills, their importance, how to train people in soft skills, and the challenges to measuring such training efforts. Without properly developed soft skills, how are people — as workers — functionally different from machines? We posed that question in the first post of […]

What are soft skills, and why do they matter?

This is the first post in a three-part series that explores soft skills, their importance, how to train people in soft skills, and the challenges to measuring such training efforts. If you search for “soft skills” on Merriam-Webster’s free online dictionary, you won’t find an entry. Dictionary.com, meanwhile, defines soft skills as “desirable qualities for […]

Flash is dead. Here’s how to save your courses.

It’s almost time to say a collective farewell to Adobe Flash. By 2020, Flash will be unsupported, making it all but obsolete for your learning team and your workforce. While the general public has moved on and tech giants have almost completely phased out the program, the learning and development world is scrambling to ensure […]

A case for usability testing in eLearning

When creating a learning experience, we have to consider many facets of the audience, including their skill level, familiarity with the content and digital savvy. Every user brings to the table different digital experiences. If we don’t account for the least tech-savvy users, we may cause some learners to miss the main message because they’re […]

Roundtable Named Top Training Outsourcing Company to Watch

Training Industry announced its selections for the 2019 Top Training Companies lists for the Training Outsourcing sector of the learning and development market. Training Industry, the leading research and information resource for corporate learning leaders, prepares the Training Industry Watch List report on critical sectors of the training marketplace to better inform professionals about the […]

From Bland to Grand: How To Transform Your eLearning With Branding

Branding, the way a company promotes its personality and defines its image, isn’t reserved only for connecting with consumers; you can also use it to develop your employees — particularly through eLearning. Incorporating branding into eLearning aids brand recognition, promotes company values, and lets your learners know that you care about their professional development by […]

How mindfulness training can benefit your organization

Mindfulness is the ability to be present without letting our surroundings affect us. According to Mindful, “The goal of mindfulness is to wake up to the inner workings of our mental, emotional and physical processes.” This week, Roundtable Learning is diving into how mindfulness training can influence job performance and satisfaction. Mindfulness is traditionally credited […]