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Who’s helped you in your career?

An instructor, manager or colleague probably spotted your potential at some point and pushed you towards training that propelled you to the next level.

Your opinion of an employee’s work is valuable, but it can only go so far. In reality, many managers don’t work directly with their staff, and may not have an accurate impression of their performance.

When Douglas Conant took over as CEO of Campbell’s Soup in 2001, it was the worst-performing major food brand of its time.

Documentation is not something that seems particularly exciting, it’s probably not something you think about much.

Federal government agencies are in the fortunate position of having a lot of very skilled, very experienced talent. However, the pandemic has cast a spotlight on skills gaps in government agencies, and the US federal government is no different. 

The last year has created a unique set of challenges for US government agencies.

An adaptable learning experience platform (LXP) like Totara Engage can be customised to support employees at every stage of their career.

Whether you call them employee performance check-ins, sit-downs or one on one meetings, frequent conversations with staff have a powerful effect on employee experience management and productivity.

The complexity, time, cost and resources required to upgrade your software will depend on a variety of factors including whether your site has been customized - either via plugins, with changes to the core system or by an integration with another system

In 2012, Adobe triggered a dramatic increase in its productivity after abolishing its annual performance review format. 

We're thrilled to announce the release of version 14 of Totara’s Talent Experience Platform!

How keeping on a regular upgrade cycle will maximize system security and give you access to the most valuable features

Employees are most engaged when they’re happy and passionate about their jobs. But how do you know when an employee is happy and passionate?

In the past, the only thing that differentiated large and small organisations’ approaches were the per-learner cost of their technology and a rigid focus on compliance. 

COVID-19 has caused a huge change in how many of us are working and learning. As a result, you might be asking yourself what you need going forward? An LMS or an LXP?

The positional and organisational hierarchies functionality allows you to build a picture of your organisation within your Totara site, but many organisations don’t have a structure easily represented by a single framework and often have informal re

In 2020, the LXP market was valued at around $200 million, and it is predicted to hit $15.7 billion in the next three years. More and more organisations are recognising the benefits of the learning experience platform (LXP).

With a well-crafted training or e-learning video, learners can pause, play, rewind or repeat as many times as necessary.

Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve been revealing our top tips for creating an LMS that perfectly meets your organization’s unique requirements.

Now many of us have had a full year of remote working, it’s safe to say that most of us have a good handle on what we’re doing. 

Last week, we revealed the first two ways for you to ensure LMS success - namely ensuring your LMS molds to your organisation and customising the look and feel of your LMS.

For many organsations, a learning management system (LMS) will be the biggest investment in their entire learning strategy.

The Learning Systems survey shows the future looks bright, but how can the LMS do better?

How do you select a learning management system (LMS) that fits your organization’s size, sector, culture and budgetary requirements?

If you’re comparing Totara Learn, Moodle or TalentLMS while searching for your next workplace LMS or corporate learning solution, you’re probably wondering:

When questioning if e-learning "works" for corporate training, it's important to review what is really being asked. 

Imagine you’re in art class at school. You’re trying to master watercolor painting, but you’re just not getting the hang of it.

The global pandemic has caused huge changes to the working lives of millions of people. More than 40% of Americans have changed jobs, and reskilling and upskilling continues to be critical.

With many of us changing how we work due to the lockdown, many people might be training virtually for the first time.

The World Economic Forum recently published their prediction of the top 10 skills workers - and organizations - will need in 2025 - and they might not all be the skills you might expect.