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Make Training More Impactful With Peer-Based Learning

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I know this will sound really weird coming from someone who designs and delivers training for a living but, all learning opportunities do not have to be training. In fact, training can have a greater impact when it’s delivered in concert with other learning opportunities.

Measure Training Effectiveness by Results, Not Hours

HR Bartender

Years ago, I attended a training session where the instructor said that he knew participants we’re “getting it” because they started asking questions. Whether the questions happen during the actual training or after the session, questions can be an informal gauge of training interest.

CPD: Professional Career Development

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Have you heard of Continuing Personal Development (CPD) programs? Although supportive management and knowledgeable mentors are both great places to go for solid advice and careers guidance, there are formal bodies out there providing more structured skills development routes.

Never Neglect Career Development for Recruiters

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It’s ironic yet true: Recruiters will often pitch their organizations to candidates as places where career development is a priority—meanwhile, their own career needs are often going unaddressed. They simply don’t have the time. This is the course I need to take.”

5 Ways Starting a Podcast Helps Your Career Development

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Focusing on producing something rather than purely doing the work is one of the defining habits of super successful people. Any process that is production-oriented will be one that encourages creative problem-solving and decision-making every step of the way.

Elearning: The New Way of Employee Training

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“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”. Learning is a way of life. There can be no alternative to acquiring knowledge other than learning and training. Employee training is a crucial part of an employee’s journey.

New course dovetails with diversity trends

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When it comes to leadership development, women in the workplace typically have not had the best support system. Of late, however, that seems to be changing, as the search for higher levels of diversity and inclusion has reached an apparent tipping point.

New online leadership course for women dovetails with diversity trends

HRExecutive

When it comes to leadership development, women in the workplace typically have not had the best support system. Of late, however, hat’s seems to be changing as the search for higher levels of diversity and inclusion has reached an apparent tipping point.

20+ Essential Executive Assistant Training Courses

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20+ Essential Executive Assistant Training Courses. Executive assistant training helps ambitious assistants keep up with their ever-changing roles—demanding roles that require constant learning, growing, and evolving. General Executive Assistant Training Courses .

Workers are looking – and leaving – for career development

HR Morning

Prospective employees see career development as among the most important reasons to sign with —and stay with — with your organization. And, while you may think you are offering top-notch learning and development programs, they don’t think you are doing such a great job. Surveys show that workers and employers don’t agree on how well organizations are meeting employees’ development expectations. Employee development. Leadership development.

3 Reasons to Earn the SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential

HR Bartender

Just in case you missed it, during the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Talent Conference, they announced a new specialty credential in talent acquisition that will launch in June 2018. For the jobs they have today and the ones they will have tomorrow.

How to Create Learning Paths that Align with Company Goals

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A learning path is a sequence of activities that allows a person to build knowledge or skill. The idea being that each topic builds upon the previous and makes the employee better at project management. Learning paths are different from talent pools, in my opinion.

The 7 Skills You Need to Conduct an Effective Job Search

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At last year’s KronosWorks Conference, New York Times best-selling author and fellow Workforce Institute board member Dan Schawbel , talked about the latest workplace trends forecast based on his research. People today have lots of options when it comes to their careers.

Are Employee Training Courses Really Worth the Investment?

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Employee training courses can cost your company a good deal of money up front. But, the benefits of employee training courses for career development are vast. They also … Continue reading Are Employee Training Courses Really Worth the Investment? This cash could be used for advertising or for putting a better product together. They provide innovative methods for employees to work with new strategies and products.

SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential: All the Details

HR Bartender

A couple of month ago, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) announced a new specialty credential in talent acquisition that is launching this month. It’s not a requirement to be SHRM-SCP or SHRM-CP certified to pursue the TA Specialty Credential.

Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Twitter

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In fact, quite the opposite – new social media sites are popping up every day. It’s a challenge to keep current…or even learn the full capabilities of the platform. However, there appears to still be a gap where learning is concerned.

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In the World of Career Development, One-Size-Fits-All Is Dead

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Career development remains front and center for job seekers and employers alike — candidates want it and companies want to offer it. However, not all career development strategies are created equal. One-on-one engagement is where the value lies.

Bookmark This! 20 Tips for Managers and Leaders

HR Bartender

Many of you may know that, a few months ago, Mr. Bartender and I moved from South Florida to the Northern part of the state. As part of the move, we downsized our home and offices. The first ten are focused on individual traits for managers and leaders.

Developing An Intentional Learning Culture

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One of the words I’m starting to hear at conferences and in business conversations is “intentional.” It means, of course, to do something on purpose or to be deliberate. I think the addition of the word intentional is to add emphasis. A favorite is the ball toss review.

Are Learning Goals Better Than Performance Goals

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Not all goals are the same. Maybe on some level I knew this, but speaker Caroline Adams Miller really made me focus on the topic by discussing the difference between performance and learning goals. The outcome (or goal) is based on performance.

How Systematizing Career Development is Giving PSAV a Competitive Edge

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We are the people working behind the scenes helping more than 1,000 meeting planners and event organizers ensure all things video, audio and other technology run smoothly and on-time. Our employees value career development opportunities, but too often our informal, unstructured process meant a brief conversation during a performance review, or if there is an excellent manager, a team conversation about career paths. The future looks bright at PSAV.

Becoming a Manager: An Interview on Career Development with Erin Lynn

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Erin Lynn has worked in the regulatory compliance department of Allstate Dealer Services for most of her professional career. Never one to stop or pause her career development, Lynn is currently focused on further developing her skills in three key ways. First, she’s going through an MBA program at Florida State University in order to continue progressing her career at Allstate. She also joined the Everwise mentorship program as a protege last year.

Bookmark This! Change Management Edition

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Typically, change involves developing new habits and routines. If change wasn’t hard enough, the speed in which we must adjust to change can be even more difficult. To me, being able to manage change is one of the key components in self-management. The post Bookmark This!

The Top 7 Things on HR’s To-do List for 2017

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How to Decide Which HR Certification Exam to Take – Ask #HR Bartender

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Today’s reader note touches on the two most difficult decisions that human resources professionals consider in their development. For the past five years, I’ve been working for a company doing HR. Prior to that, I worked in the family business for 10 years doing payroll and HR.

10 Tips for Effective Goal Setting

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They have introduced the “ SilkRoad Talent Talk Podcast ,” which identifies and discusses current trends in HR technology and the most pressing issues facing organizations. The podcast airs on the 1st and 15th of each month – be sure to check it out. Enjoy the post!).

Developing a Well-Trained Workforce: Insights From Legendary CLO Steve Kerr

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As a legend in the world of Learning and Development, Steve Kerr has a storied career championing leadership development at companies like Goldman Sachs and GE. The latter of which is where he earned his stripes as the world’s first ever Chief Learning Officer.

Human Resources Shouldn’t Be a “Go-To” Function

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Sometimes it’s easy to think that our own profession is the only one under the microscope. I know when it comes to human resources, I’ve seen more than my fair share of the “I Hate HR” type articles. Of course, change involves people. That wasn’t the point.

Career Fitness: Necessary for Long-Term #HR Success

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Capella is an accredited online university dedicated to providing an exceptional, professionally-aligned education that puts you in the best position to succeed in your field. Enjoy the post!). Career fitness defined. Now let’s talk about the last component: career.

The Best Way to Study for an HR Certification Exam – Ask #HR Bartender

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I’ve written before about the importance of HR certification and recertification. Today’s reader question has to do with a different part of the process – studying for the exam. What do you recommend is the best way to prepare for the exam besides professional experience?

E-learning: The New Way of Employee Training

Vantage Circle

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”. Learning is a way of life. There can be no alternative to acquiring knowledge other than learning and training. Employee training is a crucial part of an employee’s journey.

Future Leaders Need Organizational Mindfulness

HR Bartender

The business world today is experiencing a leadership gap. We talk about the skills gap and the challenges facing recruiting. It only seems logical that if there are gaps at other levels of the organization…there will be a gap at the leadership level.

Beyond the Ropes – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Have you ever participated in a “ropes” course before? The low elements are at ground level and the high elements are a few feet off the ground. The purpose of the ropes course isn’t to find out how athletic (or in my case, not athletic) a person was.

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Want More Employee Productivity? Figure Out Their “Flow”

HR Bartender

Over the past month, I have heard several people mention the concept of “flow” as a way to do better work. I was excited to see that flow is one of the topics being covered at this year’s WorkHuman conference powered by Globoforce. Are those the prerequisites to achieving flow?

Your Competency Model – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I’m a manager in the sales department. Our company does not have a competency model in place, but we want to offer some skills training for our sales managers. But now there’s some confusion about whether we should conduct the skills training given the absence of a competency model.

Managers Should Spend the Majority of Their Time Doing This

HR Bartender

I’ve said on multiple occasions that a manager’s job is to hire and train their replacement. Not only does that allow managers time to step away from their devices and take a vacation, but it allows them time to develop themselves. in effect, I’m saying I want to learn something.

Moving Past Exam Failure – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

The tough part is moving past the mistake. That’s the situation this HR Bartender reader is facing. I’ve never been good with tests, so I took a preparation course. Since I failed the test, I’m paying my employer back and can’t consider retaking it until I’m done.