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How To

6 Ways to Keep Employees Engaged Over the Summer

It’s tough to stay focused on work during the summer. Who wants to reply to emails and sit through meetings with so many distractions outside? Just close your eyes and you can see them: endless green grass that is the exact cognitive opposite of looking at your computer screen, waves rolling onto a beach, barbecues, fireflies.

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Company Updates

CNN Money Names Grovo one of the 30 Upstart Companies Changing the World

This week, CNN Money featured Grovo and CEO Jeff Fernandez in their list of 30 important “upstart” leaders in American tech. “We wanted to spotlight entrepreneurs and investors who are using technology and their positions to make the world a better place,” announced the project’s home page. The 30 companies, all less than five years old and run by innovators

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Company UpdatesHigher Ed

Grovo and California Community Colleges Partner to Bring Faculty On-Demand Digital Training

The California Community Colleges (CCC) System and Grovo, the 21st century learning platform, today announced a new partnership to bring on-demand digital skills and professional development training to California Community Colleges faculty. Grovo will use its learning technology and content to power the CCC Learn Academy, California Community Colleges’ commitment to close the digital skills

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Soft SkillsTech

Why Service Is Just As Important As Software in the SaaS Business Model

Above: Good times with Grovo’s amazing account management team. Like death and taxes, bad customer service is one of the unavoidable miseries of life (cue rage-inducing hold music). And when you’re shelling out money month after month for software that’s supposed to make your life better, job easier, or company more successful, crappy support can

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Monthly Round-Up

The Denominator of Knowing: Grovo’s Friday Roundup

A big Grovo shoutout to the Northern Hemisphere this week: it’s summer! Before you head outside, bask in the sunshine of training industry news with these choice selections from this week’s reading. In case you missed it, Grovo and Capital One launched the Future Edge campaign this week at the Clinton Global Initiative summit in

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Company UpdatesDigital Skills GapE-learning

Introducing The Future Edge Digital Literacy Challenge: Digital Skills Training For Everyone

“How are your digital skills?” The answer could mean the difference between securing a stable job and being locked out of an economy transformed by technology. Today, digital literacy just isn’t optional. It’s a requirement for success in the 21st century workplace. That’s why Capital One and Grovo have united to launch the Future Edge Digital

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Business Profiles

Whatever Works: 3 Strange Yet Successful Company Cultures

The development of company culture has never been a more important topic than it is right now. At a time when employee engagement is the chief issue on managers’ minds, the way an organization does its work is among its most important qualities. Some companies hew conservative; trendier ones encourage youthful abandon. Then there are

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ConferencesTech

Grovo at Internet Week New York

Last month, Grovo CEO Jeff Fernandez took part in a panel discussion held as part of Internet Week NY. Joined by Etsy’s Hanna Alvgren, CBRE’s Lenny Beaudoin, and Homepolish cofounder Noa Santos, Jeff and friends discussed the challenges of recruiting and retaining young talent. In the talk, entitled “The Workplace Experience: Inspiring Talent Today and Tomorrow,” the panelists offered

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Monthly Round-Up

Engaged To Be Engaged: Grovo’s Friday Roundup

Like a summer wedding on the horizon, L&D is all about engagement on this beautiful late spring weekend. Enjoy the weather by setting up a beach chair in your yard and cozying up with these choice selections from the world of training media. Bermuda’s The Royal Gazette ran an article by Deloitte about how “A good

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Internet TrendsProfessional Development

5 Things That the NBA Playoffs Teach Us About Leadership

Basketball, uniquely among team sports, is dominated by superstar players. In no other game does victory depend on team leaders so heavily. Peyton Manning or Miguel Cabrera (in the NFL and MLB respectively) are historic greats at their positions, but not even they have a big enough impact on games to guarantee their teams’ success