At BenchPrep, we strive to make our hiring and day-to-day working experiences filled with respect for each other’s identities and compassion for one another’s skill sets. As an education-focused company, we approach all our practices with a learning mindset. We sat down with BenchPrep Software Engineers Julia (she/her/hers) and Rachel (they/them) to learn about both of their experiences in hiring and working at BenchPrep.
Learning businesses don’t exist in a vacuum — they’re driven by the needs of the society around them. Right now, we’re in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Technology is fundamentally changing the way we live, work, and relate to one another. Not surprisingly, the way we learn is also changing.
What is the most used learning management system (LMS) feature? No, research says it’s not AI-driven recommendations. No, gamification isn’t the most used feature. In fact, the most used feature is one of the least trendy. Research says it's assessment features.
What story does the data from your test prep LMS tell you? Does it just show course completions? Or is it telling the story of how your program changes learners’ lives?
Instructor-led training is often at the center of today’s professional training programs, but there’s one huge disadvantage — it’s time-consuming. Digital transformation has an unexpected solution.
Could associations take a page out of higher ed’s playbook? Like associations, higher ed also offers continuing education opportunities. In recent years, universities have begun to partner with online platforms to provide on-demand, flexible micro-credentials.