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 …It’s still anyone’s guess…but we are getting closer! On March 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a news update concerning the new...
If you've examined your current training methods and determined that they're not as effective as you'd like, it's time to make some changes. You're investing a lot...
Today I wanted to write a bit about how Illumeo works with its instructors so you, dear user or prospective user, can understand the fundamental 'flywheel effect' of Illumeo...
Here are the 4 Awkward Moments that frequently come up about networking.  “I can’t remember someone’s name?”  Say (with warmth), “I remember...
Illumeo is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of CIO Review Magazine’s “20 Most Promising Education Technology Solution Providers” for 2019. Illumeo...
Although we are still seeing daily reports of men (yes, almost always men) being accused of having been sexually abusive – or at least inappropriate at one time in their lives,...
Old ideas have a sneaky way of hanging on.  You may hear people around you give voice to one or more of the 7 talent development fallacies below.   Be on the lookout...
Soft skills have long been overlooked in the business world, perhaps because technical skills were so important. That’s why hiring managers focused on them, scouring resumes for...
While companies focus on hiring employees who possess the skills they need, sometimes that isn’t possible. That’s why many companies offer training on a number of skills...
Calculating overtime is always tricky.  What rate is the “regular rate of pay” as required by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a question that must be answered...
The requirement for financial whistleblower hotlines surfaced out of the Sarbanes-Oxley legislation.  Yet, although hotlines have been in place for many years, their effectiveness...
  One of the easiest ways to save yourself time in Excel is with shortcuts. Yes, it may take a little time upfront to learn the shortcuts but once you have them down you'll...
As we move into 2019, we must consider the trends that are impacting the corporate learning industry. Corporate learning is an essential part of any successful company — and a...
Never thought we'd get here. Illumeo recenty posted its 1,000th course - and then we just kept on going. It has been about 4 years' time, and our more than 200 instructors have...
  We've been reading a lot about the aerospace industry lately - strong demand for product from airlines, defense, technology. Difficulty hiring enough qualified workers to...
  There is little stress on projects or ventures during periods of low inflation and low interest rates. This condition can help hide flaws and weaknesses in a project or venture...
Companies are increasing the amount they spend on learning and development (L&D) every year, which makes sense. Human capital is, after all, a company’s biggest asset....
The Internal Revenue Service and its Security Summit partners have once again warned payroll professionals of an uptick in phishing emails targeting them that involve payroll direct...
E-learning is taking the world by storm, but many companies and working professionals are still testing the waters, not wanting to commit, as they figure out the landscape. The cost...
Have you sat down and added up your CPE hours for 2018 yet? If not, now's the time because there are only a few days left. It's easy to get to the end of the year and realize...