The Edge: A Skillsoft Podcast

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October 09, 2020 00:26:49
Innovating the Art of Hands-on Training in a Virtual World

Innovating the Art of Hands-on Training in a Virtual World

When you are a Risk Consult Engineer and your job is to know the ins and outs of how and why a boiler fire starts and spreads, what happens when a hands-on training program suddenly needs to transition online? In the latest episode of The Edge, guest Joel Sklar, Senior Learning Designer at FM Global, joins host Michelle Boockoff-Bajdek to share how the global insurance company reimagined its training program for a fleet of risk-minded engineers. ...

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October 02, 2020 00:23:12
Showing Up Virtually

Showing Up Virtually

In times of crisis, you can see a person’s true character in how they “show up” for the people who depend on them. This adage speaks volumes for full-service global event production company, PSAV. In this episode, host Michelle Boockoff Bajdek and guest Derek Blake, Divisional Vice President, Global Learning & Development, for PSAV discuss how the company approached the recreating of shared, impactful experiences in a transformed world. ...

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September 25, 2020 00:40:05
COVID-19 and the Growing Role of Human Capital Leaders

COVID-19 and the Growing Role of Human Capital Leaders

Amid a heath crisis and social unrest, the role of human capital leaders has greatly evolved in the past few months. With new added responsibility in a time of disruption, human capital leaders have been on the frontlines. In this episode of The Edge, host Michelle Boockoff Badjek welcomes guest Josh Bersin, a thought leader focusing on the global talent market to discuss how HR leaders adapting to new roles and responsibilities. ...

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September 18, 2020 00:36:12
The Comscore Success Story: Shifting an Organization’s Mindset to Enact Real Change

The Comscore Success Story: Shifting an Organization’s Mindset to Enact Real Change

When organizations are confronted with difficult circumstances, survival and recovery are the end goals. In the face of adversity, Comscore seized the opportunity to enact a transformational culture shift. Joining host Michelle Boockoff-Bajdek is Beth Teixeira, Director of Learning at Comscore. She discusses a pivotal turning point for the organization along with a shift in Learning and Development during the pandemic ...

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September 10, 2020 00:31:02
Understanding Bias in Technology and Data

Understanding Bias in Technology and Data

In today’s climate, we find ourselves relying on technology more than ever before across different facets of our lives. Although technology has the power to drive positive change, rarely do we consider the existence and consequences of discrimination in technology and data. In today’s special episode of The Edge, host Michelle Boockoff- Badjek is joined by colleague Bethelly Jean-Louis, communications intern and senior at Emerson College, to delve into the topic of intersection between technology, bias, and culture with Dr. Ruha Benjamin, esteemed professor of African American studies at Princeton University and author of Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code ...

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September 04, 2020 00:25:34
The Evolution of Leadership in the Digital Age

The Evolution of Leadership in the Digital Age

While many of us have settled into our remote work routines, this pandemic has proven to serve as a catalysts for organizations to examine the future of their organizations, as well as redefine the nature of leadership in this digital era. In this episode, host Michelle Bookoff-Badjek welcomes Paul Michelman, Editor in Chief of MIT Sloan Management Review, to discuss the evolving nature of leadership and the future organizations face as they digitally mature. ...

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