Digital credentials lower the odds in favour of good employment outcomes

Before digital credentials, what alchemy helped employers and educators match the right graduates with the right jobs; making sure that the right knowledge, skills and attributes were squared off against appropriate roles to the satisfaction of all parties?  On the flipside, who missed out on well-matched jobs because their valuable skills couldn’t be communicated or […]

Digital Credentials: Tech evolution drives a positive L&D revolution

Whether you’re after real data to drive a business case for further L&D investment, or simply wanting to make your LMS attractive again, digital credentials have an awesome future role to play. While digital technology has fundamentally altered almost every aspect of Human Capital Management, the underlying motivation to apply it remains timeless, universal and […]

DO YOU KNOW HOW TO KEEP UP WITH THE SKILLS GAP?

The skills gap – defined as the divide between the skills employers expect employees to have versus the skills employees and job seekers actually possess – is becoming more obvious now that the workforce is stuck between baby boomers and Gen Z. There is a disconnect between the skills that an older generation holds, and […]

CAN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE REDUCE HIRING BIAS?

It’s not just women who are inherently at a disadvantage during the hiring process; minorities are as well. Automation software was designed to supplement, not replace, the need for face-to-face interaction during hiring because of its ease of use and ability to cut back on the noise of unqualified job applicants. Is it possible that […]

CLIENT SUCCESS SPOTLIGHT: ORACLE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

Helping clients create successful digital credentialing programs is what keeps Credly motivated, and nothing makes the Credly team happier than when the results exceed expectations. That’s the case with the Oracle Certification Program. Oracle was an early adopter of digital credentials, putting them to work to provide verified, portable, future-proof credentials to participants of its […]

FOUR STEPS TO ADVANCE WOMEN IN THE WORKFORCE

Regardless of age, women are a valuable part of the workforce. From baby boomers to millennials, women who continue to work through life changes are a valuable asset to organisations that are dedicated to training and developing their workforce. Since the post-recession era in the late 1990s, there has been a steady exodus of women […]

PERFORMANCE REVIEWS DON’T HAVE TO BE TERRIBLE

Everyone has them, and everyone hates them. Performance reviews are stressful, for both the giver and recipient. Employees often think they’re overworked and under-compensated, while managers often think there’s room for improvement. So why do we put ourselves through this torture every year? Isn’t there a better way to identify competency and reward a job well […]

ARE UNIVERSITIES RESPONSIBLE FOR GETTING STUDENTS HIRED AFTER GRADUATION?

The rate at which college graduates are entering the workforce is unprecedented. According to a study conducted by the National Centre for Education Statistics, nearly 70% of high school graduates immediately enrolled in an undergraduate college program, (not including community colleges, as they’re typically open admissions). Also, nearly 34% of Americans currently hold a bachelor’s […]

HOW TO EFFECTIVELY ADVOCATE FOR YOURSELF AT WORK

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I am a millennial. An older millennial, but one nonetheless. I just celebrated my 35th birthday and will be celebrating my 1-year work anniversary in the same week. In addition to being a millennial in the workplace, I’m also a loudmouth when it comes to everything I’ve achieved at work in the last year (as […]

LEARN HOW ONE IT PROFESSIONAL USED DIGITAL CREDENTIALS TO IMPROVE HER EMPLOYABILITY

Coletta Teske, an independent network consultant, was having difficulty finding work until she shared her IBM digital badges on Twitter and LinkedIn.  Watch this video to learn how she turned those badges issued through Credly’s Acclaim Platform into a new job opportunity. If you would like to be notified about new digital credential success stories, […]