2018 Learning Trends

Posted on January 15, 2018 by Angela Nino

As we wade into the year 2018, many of us are looking forward to what will come. As we continue through the year, we will see many learning trends emerge. What do you think will happen with 2018 learning? The following articles are predicting what they believe the year will bring. Will the current trends like mobile learning and gaming continue? Or will something new emerge? 5 digital learning trends for 2018 and beyond – The author, Lars Hyland, suggests ways to prepare for the trends in 2018. Some of these include virtual reality/augmented reality, content development/curation, micro-learning, and social learning. 4 learning trends to watch in 2018 – HR Dive’s article focuses on 4 trends including virtual reality/augmented reality,…

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2017 News – Year in Review

Posted on December 29, 2017 by Angela Nino

So what did you think of learning and development news in 2017? As you reflect back on the 2017 news, what is your opinion of the trends that occurred this year? If you are like many people I interact with regularly, then you might be on overload. It seems that we are so inundated with news, social media, etc. that we have had to set more boundaries and structure how we work. Personally, I have downloaded a few new apps to help me manage everything. 2017 Prediction Articles Specifically, I have been interested in seeing how the pundits fared in their predictions for 2017. It is interesting to see who had the best forecast. I’ve included several articles that projected…

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MS Office Skills for Work Success

Posted on November 15, 2017 by Angela Nino

Do you have the MS Office skills that can improve your success at work? What are the top skills that can make you the go-to person for MS Office questions at your organization? Microsoft Office is often in the top 3 skills desired in job postings. Word and PowerPoint are powerful applications, but Excel seems to be the software that can set you apart from others. “If you are a power user and show examples of sophisticated, multi-page spreadsheets you have created, it is a bonus,” says Henry Goldbeck, President of Goldbeck Recruiting. Analytics and big data are other areas that are growing and can show off your Office skills. Use Excel to do the data analysis and then Word…

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Versitas Provides Software Training to Louis Vuitton

Posted on August 8, 2017 by News Group

  Versitas announced it has delivered custom software training services to fashion house and luxury retail company, Louis Vuitton at their facilities near Dallas, TX. Louis Vuitton founded the company in 1854. Their iconic monogram appears on most of its products, ranging from luxury trunks and leather goods to ready-to-wear, shoes, watches, jewelry, accessories, sunglasses and books. It sells its products through standalone boutiques, leased departments in high-end department stores, and through the company website. Louis Vuitton operates in 50 countries and has more than 460 stores worldwide. The company is based in Paris and its US headquarters is located in New York. To learn more about Louis Vuitton, visit them at www.louisvuitton.com About Versitas Versitas (www.versitas.com) is a leading…

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Versitas Delivers Training to Smashbox Cosmetics

Posted on July 10, 2017 by News Group

  Versitas announced it provided customizes software training to industry leader Smashbox Cosmetics at it’s company headquarters in Los Angeles. Launched in 1996 by LA brothers Dean and Davis Factor (great-grandsons of makeup legend Max Factor), the Smashbox Cosmetics line focuses on long-lasting products designed to give the flawless look  of Hollywood stars. The company was sold to Estee Lauder in 2010, but the brothers remain at the helm. To learn more about Smashbox, visit them at www.smashbox.com   About Versitas   Versitas (www.versitas.com) is a leading nationwide software training company delivering onsite and online training to leading companies in major US markets and around the world. For additional information, contact press@versitas.com.

Versitas Delivers Software Training to Talking Rain

Posted on June 22, 2017 by News Group

  Versitas announced that they have provided personalized application training to Talking Rain. Talking Rain is a privately held beverage company based in Preston, Washington, that manufactures and distributes enhanced and sparkling waters. The company was founded in 1987, and distributes its Sparkling Ice brand flavored waters across North America. Versitas provided training to their Chicago office. Talking Rain produces flavored and non-flavored waters for distribution throughout North America, Japan, the United Kingdom, Australia and select countries in the Caribbean and Central America. The company’s most prominent brand, and only brand that is distributed internationally, is Sparkling Ice, a low-calorie, artificially sweetened, carbonated water made with vitamins and fruit juice. To learn more about Talking Rain, visit them at www.talkingrain.com…

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Versitas Delivers MS Office Training to Astronics

Posted on May 10, 2017 by News Group

  Versitas delivered multiple onsite software training sessions to Astronics at their Portland, Oregon location. Astronics Corporation is a leading supplier of advanced technologies and products to the global aerospace, defense and semiconductor industries. Astronics’ products and services include advanced, high-performance electrical power generation and distribution systems, seat motion solutions, lighting and safety systems, avionics products, aircraft structures, systems certification and automated test systems.   To learn more about Astronics, visit them at www.astronics.com About Versitas Versitas (www.versitas.com) is a leading nationwide software training company delivering onsite and online training to leading companies in major US markets and around the world. For additional information, contact press@versitas.com.

Versitas Provides Software Training to International Paper

Posted on April 17, 2017 by News Group

  Versitas announced that they have delivered onsite software training services to International Paper at their Grand Prairie and Grapevine, Texas facilities. The International Paper Company is an American pulp and paper company, the largest such company in the world. It has approximately 65,000 employees, and it is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee. The company was founded in 1898 and reported revenues of 23.617 billion (2014 figure). To learn more about International Paper, visit them at www.internationalpaper.com About Versitas Versitas (www.versitas.com) is a leading nationwide software training company delivering onsite and online training to leading companies in major US markets and around the world. For additional information, contact press@versitas.com.

Versitas Scholarship Award Winner Announced

Posted on February 28, 2017 by John Hitchcock

As part of it’s commitment to ongoing education, Versitas announced the winner of their annual $1,000 Scholarship award. This years winner is Neeraj Goyal. Neeraj is attending the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business. Neeraj’s essay discussed how firms can grow their margins, and better serve the needs of customers with a workforce proficiently trained in using software. As firms in a variety of industries automate their operations, ranging from Electronic Health Records (EHR) in the Healthcare industry to mobile banking in Financial Services, employees need to be comfortable and capable of leveraging new technologies. To this end, Neeraj’s highlighted the imperative need of employees to be trained and equipped to use the technologies such as the machine…

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How to Use Excel to Plan Your Holiday Shopping

Posted on November 14, 2016 by Angela Nino

We all know the holidays are pretty much the busiest time of the year for the holiday shopper in your family. Any planning ahead that can be done is bound to help you sanity. But, to actually have time to create your holiday shopping list in a great looking Excel file, is a sugar-plum dream for most of us. Thankfully, the folks at fppt.com have assembled a great template that will help you with all of your gift giving this year. Click here to download a copy of the Excel template. The file has festive colors and holiday lights image. At the top of each worksheet are buttons to link you to the other sheets to help you navigate quickly….

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