CPD: Professional Career Development


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.

Career Development Planning: 10 Tips for Employers


The good news is, by clearly laying out what an employee can achieve and what it will take to make it happen, a well-thought-out career development plan doesn't just answer that all-important question, it gives employees a reason to stay as well as providing renewed focus and motivation.

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Never Neglect Career Development for Recruiters


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. This is the course I need to take.” She said the course was life-changing.

New course dovetails with diversity trends


When it comes to leadership development, women in the workplace typically have not had the best support system. Plus, the course can benefit women with a range of professional experience, from first stages of their careers to senior leadership to re-entering the workforce.

New online leadership course for women dovetails with diversity trends


When it comes to leadership development, women in the workplace typically have not had the best support system. Plus, the course can benefit women with a range of professional experience, from first stages of their careers to senior leadership to re-entering the workforce.

The 7 Skills You Need to Conduct an Effective Job Search

HR Bartender

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.

Free HR and Payroll Learning Opportunity: Kronos Fall eSymposium

HR Bartender

I’d like to think that by now I don’t have to tell you about the importance of professional development. That being said, I do realize that understanding the importance of development and making it happen are two different things. Now of course, this isn’t the entire agenda.

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How to Create Learning Paths that Align with Company Goals

HR Bartender

can instead identify future talent needs and provide career development opportunities. It all flows downhill…in a good way, of course. Educate employees on how to develop relevant goals. Use SMART to develop learning action plans.

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

HR Bartender

What about the weekly courses/classes? Look for affiliated courses and classes. I’ve found there’s a difference between an HR course and an HR certification prep course. Review the course syllabus to ensure you’re signing up for the right program.

Measure Training Effectiveness by Results, Not Hours

HR Bartender

Of course, that’s not the only training metric or measurement. I recently had an opportunity to attend a learning and development conference in India, where measuring training effectiveness was a topic of discussion.

How to Reduce Individual Stress Levels at Work

HR Bartender

I don’t know about anyone else…but I love going to conferences for the learning and ideas. Of course, this means I’m learning and adding to my own stress. Our careers don’t always move as fast as we would like.

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Bookmark This! Change Management Edition

HR Bartender

Typically, change involves developing new habits and routines. After the event, she sent us a link to her online training courses on Lynda.com (a LinkedIn company) including Organizational Learning & Development and Leading Change.

Moving Past Exam Failure – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I’ve never been good with tests, so I took a preparation course. Of course, if I decide to it’s on me, but now I’m scared that I will not pass. Image captured by Sharlyn Lauby after speaking at the Flora Icelandic HR Management Conference in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Corporate Culture and Company Profits Are Not Mutually Exclusive

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I had the chance to attend the Great Place to Work conference in Dallas. Bush during the conference and he said it’s something the business world needs to have more conversations about – connecting corporate culture with company profits.

Quick Shots for #HR and Business Pros – #HRTechConf Edition

HR Bartender

As always, this year’s HR Technology Conference and Expo was a huge success. Of course, being in Las Vegas means neglecting my Fantasy Football team. Events like the HR Technology Conference continue to offer participants a glimpse into the future.

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

HR Bartender

Of course, change involves people. Side Note: The article quotes Marcus Buckingham, who is one of the keynote speakers at this year’s SHRM Annual Conference.). Or do you need a book, class, course, mentor, etc.

Career Fitness: Necessary for Long-Term #HR Success

HR Bartender

Career fitness defined. Well-being has several components: physical, relationships, financial, community, and career. The other parts of well-being include financial, relationships, community and career. Now let’s talk about the last component: career.

Want More Employee Productivity? Figure Out Their “Flow”

HR Bartender

I was excited to see that flow is one of the topics being covered at this year’s WorkHuman conference powered by Globoforce. And, of course, I wholeheartedly recommend Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi ’s books. Career Development Leadership and Management Training and Development

Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Twitter

HR Bartender

Let’s face it, we go to a conference or meeting and get talked into opening an account on a social network. DAY 3 – Conference hashtags. Today’s activity is to follow a conference hashtag. Career Development HR Tech and Social Media Training and Development HRTech

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SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential: All the Details

HR Bartender

During this year’s SHRM Annual Conference , I learned a few details about the process of earning the credential that you might find interesting. However, if you are, the above activities are eligible for Professional Development Credits (PDCs).

Are Learning Goals Better Than Performance Goals

HR Bartender

That was a big takeaway for me from this year’s WorkHuman conference, hosted by Globoforce. I’ve taken courses and even immersion courses, but it’s very hard to practice when you work from home (an English-speaking home). Not all goals are the same.

Make Training More Impactful With Peer-Based Learning

HR Bartender

Oh sure, the corporate headquarters had a formal training and development department. Reserve a conference room, bring in pizza or sandwiches, and allow a SME to share their knowledge.

While Employee Development Programs Fail, Growth Organizations Help Everyone Succeed


This has led to the implementation of employee development programs that annually cost companies hundreds of billions of dollars. A Culture of Employee Growth & Development. The natural byproduct of work must be continual growth and development.

Developing An Intentional Learning Culture

HR Bartender

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. This Fall, I will be speaking at CPP’s MBTI© Users Conference.

Managers Should Spend the Majority of Their Time Doing This

HR Bartender

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. Image captured by Sharlyn Lauby after speaking at the Massachusetts Women’s Conference in Boston, MA.

“Expand Your World” – Not Just a Catchy Theme #SHRM18

Women of HR

The 2018 edition of the SHRM Annual Conference and Expo is now just about one month away. HR Conferences Personal & Professional Development SHRM Chapters and Conferences #SHRM18 career development Conferences SHRM

How To Find Your Best Career Path in 2020?

Career Metis

Choosing the right career or opting for a career change can be daunting as well as incredibly exciting. Go to job fairs and conferences, spy out the land, and network to make new contacts and make your dream job a reality. The post How To Find Your Best Career Path in 2020?

7 Tactics That Helped Me Get a 6-Figure Job

Career Metis

Of course, this means that you will need to gather data as you go through your work life. So, should get into the habit of keeping track of their work and successes throughout their career. In my case, these were paid marketing, digital marketing, SEO, and copywriting courses.

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FREE Learning Opportunity: Kronos Spring #HR and #Payroll eSymposium

HR Bartender

I don’t have to tell you about the importance of professional development. But I also know that sometimes we’re so focused on everyone else’s development that we forget to schedule time for ourselves. Now of course, I couldn’t list the entire agenda (as much as I would love to).

Choose Your Change – Then Jump!

Unbridled Talent

A personal life that has taken more twists and turns than the girl who grew up on an isolated Tennessee farm could ever have expected, and a career that has morphed into a life spent as a certifiable introvert, whose job is all about people. I’ve been in a mood lately. A little restless.

Making the Move from Independent Contributor to Manager


As you think about your next career move, David Vedder recommends you take a step back from focusing too much on an immediate plan. This will determine what kind of career adjustments are most appropriate.”.

Industry experts break down the Ultimate-Kronos mega-merger


Past history, of course, tells observers that mergers are always a risk; some go on to become smashing successes, others just smash onto the rocks. When Kronos Inc.

How to Become a More Impactful Leader: One Protege’s Story


When Scott Musch changed career paths from investment banking to corporate development, he had to change the way he operated within a team. But now that he’s risen to be Director of Corporate Development at Cambia Health Solutions, Musch says, mentors are a lot harder to find, especially since he was looking for guidance around leadership and team dynamics. And did you change course at all? For example, it can start as simply as where I sat in the conference room.

How to Reinvent Your Career After 40

Thrive Global

Navigating a career change can be daunting and exhilarating at the same time. It may seem especially scary if you’re going through a career reinvention at the age of 40, 50 or beyond. The key is to recognize that you are not just reinventing your career.

11 Podcasts To Fuel Personal Growth and Leadership Development

Unbridled Talent

I’m a voracious consumer of content in the areas that are of interest to me – specifically leadership, entrepreneurship, speaking and personal development. As the CEO of a business and lifestyle coaching company, she teaches personal and business development systems.