Robin Nichols
Robin Nichols
Content Lead US, 360Learning
Training & Learning
New hire orientation

How to Set the Stage for a Successful New Hire Orientation (Plus a Handy Checklist)

New hire churn is expensive—so you better nail your onboarding! Here’s everything you need to create a warm, welcoming, and effective new hire orientation.

Robin Nichols

Robin Nichols

Content Lead US, 360Learning

Training & Learning
corporate learning strategy

These 4 Aspects of Your Corporate Learning Strategy Probably Need Updating—Here’s How

Companies spend buckets of money on training. But most of it's wasted unless their L&D strategy is up-to-date. How do your learning programs stack up?

Robin Nichols

Robin Nichols

Content Lead US, 360Learning

Management & Mindset
L&D Plus Animalz Cassie Naji Haley Bryant

How L&D and Operations Can Empower Talented People to Reinvent Themselves at Work

What can you do when your most talented people get bored at work? In this L&D Plus podcast recap, we speak to Cassie Naji and Haley Bryant of Animalz about how they empower people to reinvent themselves and find new paths to explore–all without quitting.

Robin Nichols

Robin Nichols

Content Lead US, 360Learning

Management & Mindset
Employee Engagement Best Practices 2022

5 Employee Engagement Best Practices You Need to Embrace for 2022

Your ping-pong tables and espressos won't be enough to create the kinds of engaging experiences people really need at work. From great onboarding to tailored performance management, here are 5 employee engagement best practices to keep you ready for 2022.

Robin Nichols

Robin Nichols

Content Lead US, 360Learning

Training & Learning
Best practices in training and development

Training and Development Best Practices (Based on Data From 600 Learners)

For L&D teams to do their best work, they need the right data. We surveyed 600 learners and 2,000+ L&D leaders to uncover the latest training best practices.

Robin Nichols

Robin Nichols

Content Lead US, 360Learning

Training & Learning
learner survey

We Polled 600 U.S. Employees About Their L&D Experiences—Here’s What We Found

With the Great Resignation looming, there's never been a better time to ask learners what they really want. We did just that, we're sharing the results, here.

Robin Nichols

Robin Nichols

Content Lead US, 360Learning

Management & Mindset
preventing employee burnout

How Leading Companies Are Preventing Employee Burnout (While Still Driving Growth)

Burnout rates are on the rise. We asked our peers to share their best tips for preventing employee burnout, even in high-stakes environments. Let's dive in:

Robin Nichols

Robin Nichols

Content Lead US, 360Learning

Training & Learning
Learning organization examples

5 Learning Organization Examples to Inspire Your Company

Understand how companies like General Electric, Drift, Appen, and others increased performance, simply by embracing a Learning Organization Model.

Robin Nichols

Robin Nichols

Content Lead US, 360Learning

Training & Learning
Talent development

Why Most Talent Development Programs Suck (And Why Yours Doesn’t Have To)

If employees aren't getting the career growth they need, chances are they'll walk. We share some talent strategy management ideas to help you retain top talent.

Robin Nichols

Robin Nichols

Content Lead US, 360Learning

Management & Mindset
Workforce Planning

Workforce Planning Still Matters in 2021, But You Need to Change Your Strategy—Here’s How

COVID proved that once-a-year workforce planning isn't going to cut it when the unexpected occurs. Instead, your approach should be continuous & collaborative.

Robin Nichols

Robin Nichols

Content Lead US, 360Learning

Training & Learning
agile learning

Pivoting to Agile Learning Could Revolutionize Your Learning Culture

You've heard of agile software development—but have you heard of agile learning? We explain how it can help keep your teams nimble and performing at their best.

Robin Nichols

Robin Nichols

Content Lead US, 360Learning

Training & Learning
L and D plus Drift

How Drift Merges Marketing and L&D to Create 'Curious Learning Machines' 

What's it like to have your Learning and Development team sit within your marketing team? Allie and Colleen give us a sneak peek behind Drift's bold new move.

Robin Nichols

Robin Nichols

Content Lead US, 360Learning