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Kristen Sasser
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Kristen Sasser
Head of Marketing and Sales Operations
Kristen leads marketing and sales operations for CoSo Cloud, and is the voice behind the brand. She's passionate about continuing to stay abreast on the latest trends in the eLearning market, and sharing these tips with prospective customers. Prior to CoSo, Kristen worked for one the largest global ad agencies, Foote, Cone and Belding as well as numerous consumer and SaaS based products in the technology sector, including Yahoo!, Intacct and Adchemy in both demand generation & branding roles. Kristen has a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina.

10 Reasons Your Workers Don’t Show Up for Training

May 8, 2019   /   by

Training managers face many challenges. But for many, the most frustrating challenge of all is simply getting workers to show up for their sessions. In the spirit of kicking off the new year with more positive results for both trainers and their learners, here are ten reasons why workers are probably not showing up for […]

Another Argument for Individualized Training

Mar 26, 2019   /   by

Forget research. Forget stats. Let’s all agree to accept what by now should be a simple matter of fact: any organization that expects to compete today must employ a workforce that is continuously learning to keep up with the fast pace and ever changing paths of business. But, how does an organization ensure effective and […]

Gamification in College Primes Need for More Gamification in Workforce Training

Mar 14, 2019   /   by

If you’ve been holding out on blending gamification with your workforce training programs, it might be time to put on your gamer’s hat. Colleges, which tend to be late adopters, are now starting to use gamification to engage students in the classroom. As more students become accustomed to using point scoring, competition and other elements […]

Should Training Tackle Political Divide in the Workplace?

Feb 27, 2019   /   by

sdfsdfsd HR services provider Randstad released the findings of an interesting survey on how the current political climate impacts people and relationships within the workplace. They found that while half of those surveyed enjoy talking politics with colleagues because “it helps them understand other viewpoints,” another half confesses to limiting interactions with co-workers who harbor […]

New Year Resolutions for Training Managers

Feb 7, 2019   /   by

New Year Resolutions for Training Managers So, you’ve already drawn up (and perhaps already destroyed) your list of New Year’s resolutions for your personal life. But what about your professional life? What about your life as a corporate trainer? No? Well why not? Resolutions are meant to bring about lasting improvement in one’s life. Couldn’t […]

Navigating Health Care Regulations

E-Learning and Conferencing Tools for Healthcare: Navigating the Regulatory Maze

Dec 27, 2018   /   by

is created, transmitted, and stored are a big part of that regulatory picture, and potentially the biggest source of fines and headaches for healthcare administrators in the industry. At the very same time that regulators are beginning to clamp down on compliance violations and are handing out big fines, technology is changing at an astounding […]

Do Corporate Trainers Have to Worry about GDPR?

Oct 11, 2018   /   by

It’s been a few months now since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect, and I’m still getting asked: Do corporate trainers have to worry about GDPR? The short answer is yes. My long answer? Yes, yes, absolutely yes. Even if your organization isn’t located in the EU, if you process any personal […]

Mobile and Cloud

Staying Secure and Compliant With Cloud and Mobile

Oct 8, 2018   /   by

Do you know where all your organization’s digital assets are stored? Back in the day, companies could answer this question with a confident “yes!” because the answer was usually simple. It’s all in our datacenter, on our machines. But times have changed drastically, and security and compliance haven’t consistently kept up. Now, companies routinely store […]

How Costs Cascade: Why High-Consequence Tools are Essential in Financial Services

Oct 2, 2018   /   by

For most organizations in the financial sector, training and conferencing are considered “high consequence” activities: failures of security, regulatory compliance, and uptime could cause a lot of damage. While companies in most sectors would find security breaches and unreliability damaging to business, financial organizations operate in a unique business and regulatory environment that can compound […]

employee attitudes on learning

Why Won’t You Let Your Workers Learn?

Sep 24, 2018   /   by

From time to time, we like to survey American’s workers on all kinds of topics related to virtual training and collaboration in the workplace. Most recently, we discovered 98% of workers consider company-sponsored education important for their on-the-job training and overall professional development. Unfortunately, our latest survey suggests this deep desire to learn is all […]

eLearning Essential for Government Agencies

E-Learning Monitoring in Real-Time: Essential for Government Agencies?

Sep 13, 2018   /   by

For any organization, investing in an e-learning platform can be expensive. It’s therefore critical that the results of an e-learning project be readily available to justify that cost, and inform ongoing improvement. With smaller scale non-critical deployments, the performance of a project can often be monitored fairly easily without specialized tools, and security is less […]

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10 Reasons Your Workers Don’t Show Up for Training

Training managers face many challenges. But for many, the most frustrating challenge of all is simply getting workers to show up for their sessions. In the spirit of kicking off the new year with more positive results for both trainers and their learners, here are ten reasons why workers are probably not showing up for […]

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