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Meridian and Fistful of Talent Launch Live, Interactive Learning and Development Hangout Series

Industry experts team up to debate employee development and the future of the workforce

Herndon, VA – March 10, 2015 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions, a leading learning technology provider, today announced the launch of The Learning and Development Hangouts, a live, virtual video series exploring the hippest topics in learning and development. The Learning and Development Hangouts, hosted by Meridian, feature industry experts from Fistful of Talent, who are dedicated to sharing honest, unfiltered perspectives on organizational culture and professional development.

Kicking off March 24, 2015, these 20-minute, lively conversations cover everything from gamification and innovations in learning, to the pains of organizational “cat herding.”.

“Now, more than ever, organizations are craving innovative ways to engage the workforce,” said Stacy Sakellariou, vice president of marketing for Meridian. “We are thrilled to partner with the creative minds at Fistful of Talent to offer insights on developing talent, building future leaders and making learning and development programs shine.”

Upcoming Learning and Development Hangouts include:

  • Topic: Gamification and the Modern Workforce
    Date: March 24, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. EDT
  • Topic: What L&D Can Learn from Marketing
    Date: April 21, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. EDT
  • Topic: Best Practices in Organizational Cat Herding: Getting Teams On-board with Compliance
    Date: May 26, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. EDT
  • Topic: Making Your Learning Management System More Than a “One Night Stand”
    Date: June 23rd at 2:00 p.m. EDT

Complete recordings will be available on the Meridian and Fistful of Talent YouTube pages after the event. Keep up with the conversation on Twitter by following @MeridianKS and @FistfulofTalent, using the event hashtag #LDHangout.

About Meridian Knowledge Solutions:
Meridian Knowledge Solutions, is the leading provider of enterprise, web-based learning management software. Meridian’s powerful yet easy-to-use solutions are leveraged by organizations dedicated to building world-class learning enterprises inspired and focused on delivering exceptional results. With over 10 million users worldwide, Meridian offers a flexible, best-of-breed learning management system that gives organizations and users alike a seamless, integrated experience, all while strengthening the bottom line. Recognized as a leading learning management system by top industry analysts, Meridian’s software is being used by some of the world’s largest, most successful organizations, including Fortune 500 companies and government agencies. Meridian believes learning is first, learning is yours, and learning is without limits. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA. For additional information about Meridian Knowledge Solutions, visit Visit the Meridian Blog and follow @MeridianKS on Twitter for more learning insights and perspectives.


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