October 27 2009 - A new report from Ambient Insight shows that the market for
Self-paced E-Learning in the US will reach $16.7 billion in 2009.
August 26 2009 - A new report from the American Society for Training &
Development (ASTD) shows continued commitment to learning in the current tough
economy with learning budgets holding up well compared to previous recessions.
September 21 2007 - (News release) Essential Learning has been selected by the Louisiana Department of
Health and Hospitals (LDHH) to provide on-line training to 3,900 of its employees. Since hurricane Katrina, Louisiana
has experienced a shortage of professionals in the healthcare industry, affecting capacity to provide necessary
services to those who need it.
August 29 2007 - 60 per cent of 382 companies surveyed have a career development program in place and
41 per cent use in-house coaches and/or mentors.
August 27 2007 - (News release) Business Roundtable Effort to Retrain, Rebuild, Renew Ahead of Schedule
March 10 2007 -The 21st century requires people who are well-grounded and have multiple intelligences.
A keen intellect or the ability to manage metrics is not enough.
August 5 2006 - Global hotel group, Hilton, part of Hilton Hotels
Corporation, has found a link between employee development and reduced staff turnover for the second year
February 28 2006 - A study by the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) and the University of Pennsylvania has produced a picture of a new breed of learning executive - the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) - that has merged in the past decade.
June 5 2005 - Education and experience have increasing value in the knowledge-based economy. Workers who continually update their skills are reaping the rewards, leaving behind those who don't, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' 2004 annual report essay.
January 24 2005 - General Electric has been ranked as the best
company for developing executive talent in a survey by Executive Development Associates, a global executive development firm.
October 29 2004 - Today's marketplace is characterized by the increasing complexity of the business problems we solve and the solutions we offer that address them. Combine that with a highly competitive market that offers abundant solution options, and you'll find that many customers are overwhelmed with choices and are looking for guidance in making quality business decisions. Salespeople are the obvious source for this guidance, and there now may be more people influencing the decision to buy as it moves higher and broader in the organization. Unfortunately, this level of guidance is frequently not forthcoming from salespeople, yet providing it can become a critical source of advantage.