The Edge: A Skillsoft Podcast

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21.5

December 17, 2020 00:09:27
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Prediction 5: THE FAST-EMERGING “INTERNET OF CAREERS” WILL PROVIDE AN INNOVATIVE MARKETPLACE FOR SKILLS

Workers have something to prove; they’re building the skills to make huge contributions at work in 2021. VP and General Manager of Product and User Experience for SumTotal Systems, Debasis Dutta, describes how a blockchain-based system of digital credentials will energize workers to learn and grow. ...

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21.3

December 17, 2020 00:14:44
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Prediction 3: ORGANIZATIONS MUST FOSTER HYBRID WORK CULTURES CENTERED ON SAFETY, SECURITY, AND RESPECT

As leaders determine how their organizations will approach remote, on-site, and hybrid work in 2021, compliance training will be crucial. Skillsoft VP of Compliance Products, Norm Ford, shares insights on how learning can enable stronger cultures in 2021. ...

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21.4

December 17, 2020 00:09:57
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Prediction 4: AGILE WILL BE A CORE COMPETENCY FOR SUCCESS—NOT ONLY FOR WORKERS, BUT FOR LEADERS

In 2021, more industries, organizations, and professions will need to throw out pre-pandemic era playbooks and learn to thrive with Agile.Skillsoft Chief Technology Officer, Apratim Purakayastha, explains why a digitally-transformed economy is a perfect fit for agility. ...

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21.2

December 17, 2020 00:09:38
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Prediction 2: WORKERS MUST DEVELOP DIGITAL DEXTERITY TO THRIVE IN A FOREVER-TRANSFORMED ECONOMY

A powerful shift to digital work, collaboration, and learning occurred in 2020—and it’s not going away. Skillsoft VP of Technology and Developer Products, Mike Hendrickson, discusses the technical and human skills workers must develop in 2021, as the pandemic’s next phase unfolds. ...

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21.1

December 17, 2020 00:12:54
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Prediction 1: LEADERS MUST FOCUS ON DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION (DEI) TO SOLVE WORKFORCE DISPARITIES

In 2021, leaders must help women re-board into their organizations after the pandemic forced so many to leave work. Skillsoft VP of Global Talent Enablement, Elisa Vincent, explains how, with insights on DEI competencies leaders will need to learn and act upon. ...

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20

December 10, 2020 00:58:08
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Embracing our Humanity: Accepting Vulnerability and Authenticity

In the workplace and our everyday lives, there is often immense pressure to appear as if we have all the answers and be devoid of showing any weakness. But we as humans are emotional species — sometimes we may not feel ‘okay,’ and we are not always perfect. Jez Rose, renowned behavior expert, broadcaster, and award-winning writer, speaker, and host, joins host Michelle Boockoff-Bajdek to discuss accepting our own vulnerabilities and authentic selves inside and outside of the workplace, sharing that it’s okay to be imperfect.    ...

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