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Blended Learning in 3 Dimensions at Voyager

Natassia Grafil

Learning Experience Strategist at Voyager

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May 22, 2019

Our tagline at Voyager Innovations is to “Be Mission Ready” and we’ve partnered with Udemy for Business to prepare our...

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May 14, 2019

When Madalyn Parker sent an email to let her coworkers know she’d be taking the day off to attend to...

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May 9, 2019

Forget higher salaries or fancy benefits—career growth opportunities are what employees really care about. For the first time in Jobvite’s...

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May 7, 2019

Casper is a global sleep company with an expanding portfolio of obsessively engineered products—including mattresses, pillows, bedding, furniture, and connected...

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April 25, 2019

As the workplace becomes increasingly digital, stress at work is on the rise. The 24/7 always-on and real-time notifications of...

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April 4, 2019

As Learning & Development professionals, we’re no strangers to the term “digital transformation.” Most people think digital transformation is all...

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April 2, 2019

Augmented Reality (AR) has been a popular buzzword for several years now. While the technology rose to popular fame through...

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March 26, 2019

Every government is trying to find the formula for creating an advanced, high-growth economy. In Hong Kong, we are working...

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March 14, 2019

Empowering your employees to become great mentors can help your colleagues and your company adapt to today’s reality and prepare...

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March 5, 2019

In the next 50, years human capital will be measured with as much attention as financial capital has been over...

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February 28, 2019

Digital transformation is disrupting every industry and changing the way we work. Not surprisingly, the world of learning & development...

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February 26, 2019

I had the opportunity to moderate our People Innovators Panel in New York last week. Despite the snow, our panelists...

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February 14, 2019

Learning & development (L&D) is having a love affair with shiny new technologies from chatbots and AI to Virtual Reality....

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February 12, 2019

When companies dedicate time and resources to Learning & Development, it pays off—literally. Recent Udemy for Business research in the...

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February 7, 2019

What is your learning team prioritizing this year? Udemy for Business recently surveyed 400 HR and L&D leaders to learn...

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February 5, 2019

As we think about Learning & Development (L&D) in 2019, one of the main challenges to keep in mind is...

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January 29, 2019

We’re in the middle of a talent war as we prepare our workforce for the future of work. How do...

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January 22, 2019

As a learning & development (L&D) professional, you’re likely working with limited time and budget. While relying on externally curated...

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January 10, 2019

Organizations are undergoing a major digital transformation on the L&D front—artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and chatbots are redefining workplace learning....

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January 9, 2019

In the fast-paced entertainment and leisure industries, change is the ultimate constant. In order to stay on top of these...

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December 14, 2018

Gamification has a branding problem. When trying to convince executives to adopt gamification in Learning & Development (L&D), there’s often...

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December 12, 2018

All of us in the learning & development (L&D) field are constantly innovating ways to measure and demonstrate the ROI...

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December 11, 2018

As governments around the world capture the benefits of digitization – from e-government portals to machine learning – training public...

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November 29, 2018

Our Learning and Development (L&D) team at Silica is playing a valuable part in transforming our organization to ensure that...

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November 27, 2018

Learning & development and talent leaders have become increasingly aware of the skills gap: the divide between job-seekers’ skills and...

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November 8, 2018

Learning isn’t just a one-time event, it’s an ongoing process that helps employees pick up new skills and prepare for...

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October 24, 2018

How can you show the impact of learning on the business? Here’s new ROI of learning data that demonstrates how...

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October 22, 2018

Being the Head of People at a fast-growing company like Patreon, I have the opportunity to think through the employee...

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October 16, 2018

Personalization has become part of everyday life in the consumer world. When you’re searching online for a restaurant or movie,...

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October 10, 2018

Are you pushing the envelope and challenging the norm in employee learning & development (L&D) at your organization? At our...

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September 3, 2018

Whether you’re a full-time learning & development (L&D) professional, a leader responsible for developing your department, or just an advocate...

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August 23, 2018

HR, L&D, and People leaders are increasingly expected to show the value of their work and how it impacts the...

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August 7, 2018

We’re constantly looking for ways to ensure behavior change occurs as a result of our learning & development experiences at...

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August 2, 2018

Learning on the job has never been so important. According to Gartner, nearly 40% of employers say they cannot find...

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July 19, 2018

L&D teams often deal with high expectations and limited resources, and just-in-time learning can help overcome both of these hurdles....

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July 17, 2018

In our era of constant disruption, workplace learning is now a key differentiator between businesses that thrive and those that...

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July 12, 2018

Over the past several years, the landscape has started to shift for Learning & Development (L&D) professionals. Whereas we once...

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July 10, 2018

Augmented reality, or AR, is a powerful tool that can help your team achieve learning goals in a meaningful and...

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June 27, 2018

As we continue the relentless march toward efficiency and automation in the workplace, we can’t forget what makes human beings...

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June 25, 2018

The rapidly changing business landscape and constant need for reskilling creates a high bar for learning & development (L&D) leaders....

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June 14, 2018

My L&D team recently helped our organization undergo a game-changing digital transformation. My company [24]7.ai reinvented our call center customer...

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June 11, 2018

Big, Hairy, Audacious, Goals (BHAGs) are not new territory for startups and tech companies in and around Silicon Valley. The...

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June 7, 2018

As an L&D professional, you’re no stranger to taking on different roles. You may switch between being an educator, mentor,...

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May 22, 2018

For many employees, learning at work often occurs through informal learning driven by interactions and conversations with coworkers. In fact,...

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May 17, 2018

Looking to jazz up your company’s L&D program? At Udemy for Business, our Customer Success team is able to partner...

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May 11, 2018

This year, May 14–20 is Learning at Work Week in the UK. While we believe that learning should always be...

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May 10, 2018

Unconscious bias training often focuses on raising awareness, but what’s missing is how employees can take action and change their...

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May 3, 2018

Constant change and workforce reskilling are the new norms in the workplace. But how is L&D responding to these new...

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April 26, 2018

We believe that the best learning happens when team managers, or those closest to the learning goals of employees, play...

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April 24, 2018

L&D leaders often struggle to get employees to apply new knowledge on the job. If employees retain and apply only...

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March 13, 2018

Career development is incredibly challenging in the modern workforce. In fact, 78% of L&D leaders say their top challenge is...

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March 6, 2018

There is much discussion about the need for constant reskilling due to rapid technological change and automation. But how can...

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February 22, 2018

With the rise of automation, we’re on the verge of experiencing the largest job transition since the shift from agriculture...

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February 14, 2018

The rapid pace of technology change is sparking debate on L&D’s role in the reskilling revolution and the increased importance...

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January 4, 2018

Where will your company be in 5 years? 5 years may seem like a while away, but a lot is...

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December 6, 2017

Download our latest report 5 Learning Trends and 5 Predictions for 2018 here. Innovative new technologies are poised to revolutionize...

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November 28, 2017

91% of learning & development (L&D) leaders would like to implement virtual reality or VR training at their organizations, but...

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September 28, 2017

Udemy for Business hosted its first People Innovators Summit in San Francisco on Tuesday with a sold-out audience of 250+...

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August 30, 2017

With diversity and inclusion at the top of everyone’s minds this month, we’ve curated 5 new reads to help you...

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August 16, 2017

Gamification is the latest shiny new toy on the block for boosting learning engagement and knowledge transfer at work. If...

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July 26, 2017

For this month’s L&D roundup, I’ve picked some interesting reads that stood out—the latest data trends on Millennials and engagement,...

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June 14, 2017

It’s an exciting time to be in learning and development (L&D) where disruption and innovation are the name of the...

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May 17, 2017

As businesses respond to a rapidly evolving technology landscape, agile learning has become critical for organizations that want to survive...

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April 28, 2017

Exciting new research in both neuroscience and cognitive science reveals how people’s brains actually learn—enabling L&D professionals to apply the...

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April 18, 2017

“Great employees are the foundation of great companies.” This statement, which happens to be our first core value at Entelo,...

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March 17, 2017

Over the last few years at Citi, we’ve been on a journey to reinvent workplace learning. New technologies are reshaping...

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March 15, 2017

In today’s world with new technologies outpacing skills every 3-5 months, it’s time to take a good look at your...

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January 17, 2017

I had the opportunity to attend the Association for Talent Development (ATD)’s TechKnowledge Reimagine Learning conference in Las Vegas last...

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January 10, 2017

Imagine a future workplace where new recruits are virtually touring your corporate campus and meeting avatars of your team, employees...

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December 19, 2016

Asking the question of whether or not your company should offer engaging learning opportunities is a waste of bated breath....

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December 13, 2016

When I joined BuzzFeed 4 years ago, we had roughly 150 employees. We’ve grown to nearly 1,500 employees and although...

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December 12, 2016

How do people today learn at work? When and where is the best time and who is learning what?

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December 8, 2016

Three key trends are converging and giving rise to the importance of L&D in the business world.

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