LinkedIn buys Lynda.com for $1.5 Billion, Signals Shift in the Learning Marketplace.
APRIL 10, 2015
Business Trends Enterprise Learning grovo linkedin lynda.com online learning pluralsight skillsoft Today LinkedIn announced the acquisition of Lynda.com, a pioneering online learning company known for high-quality, expert-led video instruction.
The Four Most Important Words In Human Resource Management
JUNE 7, 2016
As I sat down to write this post (to tell you about a new HR communication product from Grovo, full disclosure), I began thinking about some of the most pressing questions facing our industry today: How can we improve the employee experience? It’s called Grovo Handbook.
7 Things We Learned From Deloitte’s “Meet the Modern Learner”
OCTOBER 15, 2015
See what a better option looks like: read Grovo’s white paper on “ How to Build a 21st Century Learning Ecosystem.” ” The post 7 Things We Learned From Deloitte’s “Meet the Modern Learner” appeared first on Grovo Blog.
5 L&D Lessons We Can Learn From Olympic Champions
AUGUST 19, 2016
At Grovo, we extol microlearning, the process of learning complex skills in small, focused segments (have you read our latest microlearning whitepaper yet?). The post 5 L&D Lessons We Can Learn From Olympic Champions appeared first on Grovo Blog.
The Surprising Difference Between Millennials and Baby Boomers at Work
JULY 8, 2015
Grovo Sapiens. The post The Surprising Difference Between Millennials and Baby Boomers at Work appeared first on Grovo Blog. What exactly makes millennial employees different from their older colleagues? We know that it’s something.
7 Things Every L&D Leader Can Learn From David Bowie
JANUARY 12, 2016
The post 7 Things Every L&D Leader Can Learn From David Bowie appeared first on Grovo Blog. David Bowie is gone. It chills me just to type. He was so…not human. How could he be dead? Facing the strange indeed.
The (New) Definition of Employee Engagement
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
The post The (New) Definition of Employee Engagement appeared first on Grovo Blog. Employee engagement has been one of the most talked-about topics in human capital management for twenty-five years.
7 Powerful Tips For Effectively Training And Developing Millennial Employees
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
The post 7 Powerful Tips For Effectively Training And Developing Millennial Employees appeared first on Grovo Blog. Which side of the millennial fence are you on? Do you consider them spoiled trophy kids whose job-hopping tendencies make them poor candidates for long-term development?
Do Emotions Belong In The Workplace?
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
appeared first on Grovo Blog. Knowledge workers care about what they do for a living. They can’t help it. A job in the knowledge economy requires years of education, innate talents, and a lot of an employee’s time. It’s not just button-pushing.
How To Inspire Millennial Women to Take on Leadership
MAY 20, 2016
The post How To Inspire Millennial Women to Take on Leadership appeared first on Grovo Blog. For the first time in history, as of October 2015 , more women in the U.S. held bachelor’s degrees than men.
Gallup Proves Why Millennials Need Better Managers
MAY 27, 2016
What’s more exciting—and more probable, to us Grovo Sapiens—is the idea that great management is simply the aforementioned set of skills and behaviors. The post Gallup Proves Why Millennials Need Better Managers appeared first on Grovo Blog. Ah, graduation season.
Can We Please Stop Treating Employee Happiness Like A Metric?
MAY 19, 2016
appeared first on Grovo Blog. For organizations, investing in employee happiness is just good business. Companies with happy employees outperform their competition by 20%. One out of every three employees would give up $5,000 in salary to be happier at work.
Celebrate the 25th Birthday of Employee Engagement
DECEMBER 1, 2015
The post Celebrate the 25th Birthday of Employee Engagement appeared first on Grovo Blog. An idea as powerful as employee engagement seems like it should have been around forever.
Why Every New Hire Needs A Mentor
AUGUST 22, 2015
The post Why Every New Hire Needs A Mentor appeared first on Grovo Blog. The best way to convey the value of constant development to new hires is to get them familiar with what proven success in your organization looks like. Give every rookie that joins your company a mentor to guide them.
Make Your Company a Magnet for Millennials
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
The post Make Your Company a Magnet for Millennials appeared first on Grovo Blog. As millennials flood the workforce, companies are seeing a massive drop in employee engagement — the lowest it’s been in the past eight years.
How 13 organizations climbed the best employers lists
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
Grovo A repeat winner of the Great Place to Work award, Grovo scores highly on all areas of Great Place to Work employee ratings. As competition for talented employees increases, more and more organizations are focusing on employer branding.
5 Reasons Quality Beats Quantity in Training Content
APRIL 19, 2016
The post 5 Reasons Quality Beats Quantity in Training Content appeared first on Grovo Blog. In the Internet age, information is limitless. Everything your employees need to know is out there on the World Wide Web. But who has that kind of time?
6 Effective Ways to Show Employees You Appreciate Them
Great Place to Work
MARCH 3, 2017
Grovo , a New York technology company focused on education and learning, loves team outings so much that they give managers $75 per month per employee for social outings.
The 5 Philosophies of a Great L&D Program
DECEMBER 4, 2015
The post The 5 Philosophies of a Great L&D Program appeared first on Grovo Blog. Never before has it been so easy to create, implement, or measure effective learning in your workplace.
A New Definition of Employee Engagement: Think Of It Like Your Health
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
The post A New Definition of Employee Engagement: Think Of It Like Your Health appeared first on Grovo Blog. What exactly is employee engagement? We know it’s a topic trending in every corner of the L&D world. We know it has something to do with being “all-in” on work.
What Pro Quarterbacks Teach Us About Employee Development
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
The post What Pro Quarterbacks Teach Us About Employee Development appeared first on Grovo Blog. The throwing motion of a quarterback is the most complex motor skill in all of sports. Hundreds of elements in the passer’s technique need to be perfect in order for the ball to reach its target.
Develop or Die: 6(66) Ways To Save Your Organization From the Working Dead
OCTOBER 28, 2015
The post Develop or Die: 6(66) Ways To Save Your Organization From the Working Dead appeared first on Grovo Blog. In organizations all over the world, employees are dying inside. They drag themselves to the office and perform their jobs just well enough to not get fired.
How One Innovative L&D Professional is Engaging Employees As a Training Department of One
OCTOBER 6, 2015
The post How One Innovative L&D Professional is Engaging Employees As a Training Department of One appeared first on Grovo Blog. Georgette Vlangos runs CHOPT Creative Salad’s entire learning program by herself.
Why Do We Ignore the Tip of the Spear?
OCTOBER 18, 2016
I ran across a good little white paper from Grovo , a workplace learning company, that underscores this point, yet again. China Gorman Data Point Tuesday Employee Development Program Grovo Learning/Development Managerial Effectiveness Performance Productivity Training Employee Development
11 Ways To Approach Team Goal-Setting
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
Every team at Grovo uses the “slingshot” method to set yearly and quarterly goals. Teams then craft three goals and 10 priorities that align with overall company objectives. – Jeff Fernandez , Grovo Learning, Inc.
What the Grateful Dead Can Teach Us About Employee Engagement
JULY 6, 2015
The post What the Grateful Dead Can Teach Us About Employee Engagement appeared first on Grovo Blog. A lot of L&D leaders are spending their summer days cooped up inside, thinking L&D thoughts, and worrying. Specifically, many are anxious about employee engagement.
Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Twitter
JANUARY 8, 2015
According to Grovo Learning, companies recognize the value of training employees on social media and are increasing employee training on social media. By now, we realize social media isn’t going away. In fact, quite the opposite – new social media sites are popping up every day.
Yes, Millennials Are Real. Here’s What We Want.
JUNE 14, 2016
appeared first on Grovo Blog. A few months ago, I was at a family function when an older gentleman next to me in the beverage line started some friendly small talk. He was a former associate of someone’s, well into his retirement, and eager to chit-chat.
Top Funding News in the HR, Recruiting and Benefits Space | 2016
DECEMBER 30, 2016
Grovo Raises $40M Series C to Reinvent Workplace Learning & Development. Funding Announcements in the HR, Recruiting and Benefits Space | 2016. January 2016. The recruitment marketing platform Smashfly started off 2016 raising $22 million.
M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals
JANUARY 27, 2017
Grovo Partners with Leading Diversity Experts to Develop Free Unconscious Bias Learning Program. Happy Friday.
5 Media Tricks That Build Culture Through Learning
AUGUST 27, 2015
The post 5 Media Tricks That Build Culture Through Learning appeared first on Grovo Blog. More media outlets exist today than ever before. A generation ago, most people got their current events from relatively few sources: periodicals, broadcast news, and, quite literally, the water cooler.