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.

How to Implement Career Development Programs While Working Remotely

Criteria Corp

While remote work offers plenty of perks, like lack of commute and increased flexibility, some worry that it might stagnate their career. Remote employees often worry that their physical separation from coworkers and management might hinder networking, development, and career advancement opportunities. Now more than ever, career development programs are essential to bolstering employee confidence in their role within your organization.

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5 Ways Starting a Podcast Helps Your Career Development

Career Metis

There are many things you can do in a day that will allow you to take on this production-oriented mindset, but making your own podcast is truly an amazing opportunity for both personal and career development. This list will give you 5 good reasons why you should consider starting a podcast and it possibilities for your career development. 1) Develop Managerial Skills.

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. Of course, that’s not the only training metric or measurement. You’ve probably seen the measuring training by hours approach at some point.

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.

The Importance of Career Development Coaching in the New Abnormal Environment

GetFive

In this new abnormal environment, now is the perfect time for employers to offer career development coaching to their employees. We know it sounds a little like a disconnect — nobody’s even sure what the economy or job market will look like next quarter, is it really a good time to focus on career development for employees? Why focus on career development now? But career development coaching can help. Do they need training?

Never Neglect Career Development for Recruiters

HRExecutive

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 need to be brave and say, “I need training.

Tactics for Career Development: Winning Strategies to Help You Up the Ladder

GetFive

Everyone has been asked that groan-inducing question in an interview at one point or another in their careers. It’s an extremely hard (and not very useful) question to answer when you don’t know the internal promotion structure of the company you’re interviewing with and the possible opportunities for growth and development, or lack thereof, that you’ll encounter if you get the job. You can chart your own course. Career development basics.

Tactics for Career Development: How You Can Become More Successful with an Executive Coach

GetFive

One of them is internal career pathing. Another is employee development. Part of what makes people want to stay with their current employer is a clear path of growth, development, and upward mobility. Employees want to know their companies are invested in them enough to help develop and chart their careers. You need to have a sense of your starting point to use as a springboard for growth and development.

How to Create a Mentoring Program for Career Development

Insala Career Development Blog

Creating a Successful Mentoring Program for Career Development. These benefits can be specified to your organization by creating a focused program, such as career development mentoring. Many organizations choose to create a mentoring program for career development, and they get increased employee retention and engagement. These organizations also experience elevated leadership development, resulting in a stronger succession plan.

Navigating Digital Information: 3 Questions to Ask

HR Bartender

Basically, the course is focused on how to evaluate whether the information we’re reading is legit. The course offers three questions to consider when consuming digital information. This course introduced a concept to me called lateral reading.

Make Training More Impactful With Peer-Based Learning

HR Bartender

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. I’ve never worked somewhere with a formal training department. Oh sure, the corporate headquarters had a formal training and development department.

5 ways LMS benefits blended learning courses

Zoho People

Providing career development opportunities for employees is a great way to improve the success of your organization. While there are different employee training techniques, blended learning is what we’d like to focus on today. By combining online and classroom learning, it helps employees to get the most out of their training program. Here are three major reasons why blended learning is ideal for corporate training and development: Best of both worlds.

Career Development Planning: 10 Tips for Employers

Paycor

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. Careers are unpredictable and knowing that someone is looking out for you can provide a great reason not to jump ship. Of course, this benefits both sides. Cross-training.

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 .

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

Everwise

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. How did you approach your career development there?

Are Employee Training Courses Really Worth the Investment?

Take It Personel-ly

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.

Bookmark This! 20 Tips for Managers and Leaders

HR Bartender

But in looking them over, it got me thinking, what are some of those pearls of wisdom that have held up over the course of time? Career Development Leadership and Management Training and Development training and development

The 7 Skills You Need to Conduct an Effective Job Search

HR Bartender

People today have lots of options when it comes to their careers. Careers are about goals. Individuals might also have career goals surrounding compensation, benefits, and perks. Having a network is critical for career development. So, being able to build positive trusting relationships is the cornerstone of your future career development. Of course, you knew communication had to be on the list.

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

Get Hppy

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. Each person has individual professional development needs, and one-size-fits-all development training won’t cut it for the modern employee. Training and development courses eat up a lot of time and energy from employees.

How Systematizing Career Development is Giving PSAV a Competitive Edge

SumTotal

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. My CHRO challenged me to change this aspect of our corporate culture and build a comprehensive and disciplined career development process that engages team members and leads to a reduction in turnover, improved culture and engagement.

How to take training virtual

HRExecutive

Last year, Guild Mortgage converted its classroom training for new sales hires to virtual training. The catalyst was its $200,000 annual travel costs, says Emily Zachariasen, regional sales training manager at the organization, which specializes in residential home loans. “We We were flying people to training centers around the country, paying for their hotel and food,” she says, adding that the company’s 4,500 employees at 460 U.S.

3 Reasons to Earn the SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential

HR Bartender

Pursuing a credential can make you stand out when it comes to new career opportunities both inside and outside your organization. To earn the credential, individuals must enroll in SHRM’s Talent Acquisition: Creating Your Organization’s Strategy seminar (available in-person or online) ; participate in six comprehensive SHRM eLearning courses on talent acquisition-specific topics including recruiting, analytics and hiring trends; and pass an online 50-question knowledge exam.

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. Train employees on self-learning. Use SMART to develop learning action plans. Train employees at every level how to deliver feedback to their peers and their manager. Career Development Leadership and Management Training and Development training and development

New course dovetails with diversity trends

HRExecutive

When it comes to leadership development, women in the workplace typically have not had the best support system. In that vein, the University of Notre Dame’s Stayer Center for Executive Education is offering a new online Women in Leadership course through its highly ranked Mendoza College of Business. 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.

7 Benefits of Attending Leadership Training Programs

Career Metis

Despite the countless benefits that leadership training programs bring, we still encounter people who often ask the question, “Can leadership be learned?”. Experience, maybe some good genes, and training can produce a leader of substance. Today’s workplace provides leadership training for employees that show promising leadership potential. The bottom line is that leadership is a skill and like most skills, leadership can be learned, nurtured, and enhanced through training.

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

HR Bartender

Today’s reader note touches on the two most difficult decisions that human resources professionals consider in their development. She is responsible for developing the strategy for the SHRM-SCP and SHRM-CP credentialing programs. I’ve held multiple certifications throughout my career. I’ve taught certification prep courses and been an item writer for exams. Career Development Training and Development SHRM training and development

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. Career Development Training and Development Well-Being and Wellness change change management training and developmentI’ve been hearing lots of conversation about change.

SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential: All the Details

HR Bartender

However, if you are, the above activities are eligible for Professional Development Credits (PDCs). I’m thrilled that he graciously agreed to share some insights behind the development of the credential.

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. Also, check with your employer to see if prep courses are covered under tuition reimbursement or professional development. Career Development Strategy and Planning SHRM training and development

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

HR Bartender

View full learning and career outcomes reports for these programs at CapellaResults.com. Regardless, HR pros should consider adopting a “career fitness” mentality in 2017. Developing critical thinking is developing your ability to be reflective of how you make decisions, become open minded about the possibilities, and developing a process for systematic decision making. Make a plan for your professional development then work your to-do list.

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

HR Bartender

Of course, change involves people. Or do you need a book, class, course, mentor, etc. Business and Strategy Career Development Leadership and Management Training and Development SHRM training and development 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.

10 Tips for Effective Goal Setting

HR Bartender

Then of course, they became individual goals. Career Development Strategy and Planning Technology and Social Media Training and Development goal setting HR software technology(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad, a global leader in cloud-based talent management solutions.

Your Competency Model – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Our company does not have a competency model in place, but we want to offer some skills training for our sales managers. My thought is that we should define the skills set, ask sales managers to do self-assessments, have directors provide their assessments, conduct a gap analysis, create individual development plans, then lastly draft a training calendar. Especially when it comes to training.

Future Leaders Need Organizational Mindfulness

HR Bartender

He is both an experienced organizational development and effectiveness consultant as well as a practitioner of mindfulness. That being said, are employees being provided the opportunities to develop the competencies you’ve mentioned (whether that takes place in a school or work setting)? Elad] I think time starvation has become the enemy of learning and development. That’s why creating space for learning and development is so crucial.

Employability Skills Provide Your Career Future – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the NRAEF works to attract, develop and retain professionals for the restaurant industry. On the day of their visit, her sorority is having a fun, obstacle course event for charity. Employees worked together to develop winning strategies. That’s why they’re a part of the Food and Beverage Service Competency Model, developed by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF).

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. Career fitness is the idea of being capable, happy, and engaged with work. Just as we need to do things to stay physically or financially fit, we have to do things to stay “career fit.”.

Are Learning Goals Better Than Performance Goals

HR Bartender

I’ve taken courses and even immersion courses, but it’s very hard to practice when you work from home (an English-speaking home). Career Development Strategy and Planning Training and Development goals training and developmentNot all goals are the same. That was a big takeaway for me from this year’s WorkHuman conference, hosted by Globoforce.

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. Career Development Strategy and Planning Training and Development SHRM CertificationIt’s okay to make a mistake. We all do. The tough part is moving past the mistake. That’s the situation this HR Bartender reader is facing. I’ve been in my profession for over a decade and have a master’s degree in my field.

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. In that vein, the University of Notre Dame’s Stayer Center for Executive Education is offering a new online Women in Leadership course through its highly ranked Mendoza College of Business. 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.