Dec 11th, 2015

The Cost of a Bad Boss

Failure to keep promises, blaming employees for leadership mistakes, lack of credit, disparaging remarks, silent treatment, poor or no decision making....the list goes on and on. The impact of poor leadership is not simply emotional, it’s financial. Various studies on the subject show that up to 32% of voluntary turnover can be avoided with better leadership. Calculate how much it costs to lose one competent, productive, contributing employee and then multiply that by having to replace 30% of your workforce.

Nov 3rd, 2015

Fresh Awards 2015 from China and Spain

First up was China's 'Brand of the Year Award' which is run by Training Magazine each year. Over 300 organizations submitted projects, out of which 83 were shortlisted for the ‘Brand of the Year’ award. Speexx made it to the final round and secured the award in the ‘Corporate Training’ category. The award ceremony took place in Shanghai in October.

Oct 26th, 2015

Creating Meaningful Learning

With Online Educa Berlin fast approaching us in early December 2015, it’s hard to believe that the event is now in its 21st year. The conference brings together over 2,300 participants from 100 countries and is an annual fixture in my diary.

Jul 31st, 2015

Using e-Learning for Effective Training and Development

We're delighted to feature a new guest post by Gunilla Huddleston of Language Connect! The more globalised businesses become, the more challenges they face. One is ensuring that training and development programmes are consistent, effective and streamlined across the globe. We look at how technology and a forward-thinking approach can ensure success.

Jul 6th, 2015

Why Vodafone Chose Speexx

Vodafone and Speexx started their partnership in 2011 to improve Business English communication skills at the multinational telecommunications company. To date, over 1250 courses have been launched. At Vodafone, learners boost their English skills with the award-winning Speexx online solution, live communication skills training and ongoing coaching.

Jun 30th, 2015

Hurrah! LT-Innovate Award for Speexx

We've just won the LT-Innovate Award, Europe's award for innovation in language learning technology. The ceremony took place last Thursday in Brussels as part of the 2-day LT-Innovate Summit. This event brings together industry experts, investors and language training providers from all over Europe.

Jun 18th, 2015

Modernise your Learning Strategy with Laura Overton

Just a few days left before our joint expert webinar with Laura Overton of Towards Maturity! In "Modernising Learning - how to stay ahead of the game", we'll show you some practical tips for improving your learning strategy and making a real impact on the bottom line. Over 150 learning professionals from around the world have already registered, so hurry up and save your seat before we book out!

Apr 30th, 2015

How Organizations Benefit from LMS

While of course those organizations already using an LMS know how beneficial LMS can be, organizations that are new to the game often face a battle to convince decision makers of the benefits that an LMS can bring, in return for the investment. That's why we thought it would be useful to highlight five of the chief benefits that LMS can bestow on an organization.