EBSCO signs up for the HR Indaba 

EBSCO offers library resources to customers in academic, medical, K-12, public library, law, corporate, and government markets.

EBSCO Information Services has signed up as a partner for the HR Indaba, which will be taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre on 16 and 17 October 2019. EBSCO is the leading provider of research databases, e-journals, magazine subscriptions, e-books and discovery service to libraries of all kinds. For over 70 years, they have partnered with libraries to improve research with quality content and technology.

It’s microlearning solution Accel5 will be particular interesting to HR leaders and practitioners who care about helping employees stay informed and ahead of the curve with regard to research and best practices in their professions. It also helps employees develop soft skills such as communication, teamwork, leadership, innovation, and more. Content can be consumed in minutes, making it ideal for busy professionals from millennials to seasoned executives as it allows for learning in short burst, whether one is on lunch, waiting for the train, or between meetings with business book summaries, videos, and articles. 

Employees learn from thought leaders like Marshall Goldsmith, a world-renowned business educator and coach. He has been recognised by Thinkers50 as one of the world’s most influential leadership thinkers, a top 10 business thinker, and a top-rated executive coach. Goldsmith is the best-selling author of numerous books, including Triggers, Mojo, and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There. Another thought leader that develops content for Accel5 is Liz Wiseman who teaches leadership to executives and emerging leaders around the world. She is President of The Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm headquartered in Silicon Valley. A recognized speaker, educator, and author, she has been ranked in the Thinkers50 2017 list as one of top management thinkers in the world. She is the author of three best-selling books, including Rookie Smartsand Multipliers. Wiseman writes for Harvard Business Review and Fortune, and her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Inc., and Time magazines.and the content is relevant for all employees, no matter the level of experience or expertise. 

As a partner, EBSCO will have an exhibition stand at the HR Indaba, which will be the largest of its kind in South Africa. It will give HR professionals an opportunity to learn everything they need to know about the latest HR technology, HR strategy, company culture, labour laws, recruitment, employee engagement and HR leadership. It will also bring together thousands of colleagues, suppliers, platforms, universities, specialists, recruitment agencies, CHROs and thought leaders.