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

Measure Training Effectiveness by Results, Not Hours

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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.

5 Ways Starting a Podcast Helps Your Career Development

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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. 1) Develop Managerial Skills.

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.

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. 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.

Workers are looking – and leaving – for career development

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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.

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 .

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. How are you focusing on individualized career development?

The 7 Skills You Need to Conduct an Effective Job Search

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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.

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?

New online leadership course for women 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. 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.

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.

How Systematizing Career Development is Giving PSAV a Competitive Edge

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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.

Bookmark This! 20 Tips for Managers and Leaders

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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

How to Create Learning Paths that Align with Company Goals

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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.

3 Reasons to Earn the SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential

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Pursuing a credential can make you stand out when it comes to new career opportunities both inside and outside your organization. I could see a book like this becoming a roadmap for earning the specialty credential along with the SHRM seminars and eLearning courses.

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. She is responsible for developing the strategy for the SHRM-SCP and SHRM-CP credentialing programs. I’ve held multiple certifications throughout my career.

Bookmark This! Change Management Edition

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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.

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

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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. Make a plan for your professional development then work your to-do list.

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

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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.

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

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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

10 Tips for Effective Goal Setting

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Then of course, they became individual goals. Career Development Strategy and Planning Technology and Social Media Training and Development goal setting HR software technology

Beyond the Ropes – Friday Distraction

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Have you ever participated in a “ropes” course before? The purpose of the ropes course isn’t to find out how athletic (or in my case, not athletic) a person was. The course was about teamwork – identifying strengths, cooperation, collaboration, and trust.

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SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential: All the Details

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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.

Are Learning Goals Better Than Performance Goals

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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 development

Your Competency Model – Ask #HR Bartender

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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. Especially when it comes to training.

Future Leaders Need Organizational Mindfulness

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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)?

Employability Skills Provide Your Career Future – Friday Distraction

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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.

Career Fitness: Necessary for Long-Term #HR Success

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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.

Self-Management Success: Do Work You Enjoy (Part 2)

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Of course, the first quality to successful self-management is knowing yourself. We can spend years trying to figure out the right career. As you make career decisions , it only makes sense to move toward being your most productive. Our careers aren’t single decisions.

Developing An Intentional Learning Culture

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It means, of course, to do something on purpose or to be deliberate. In his role at Southwest, he is focused on the professional development of the University’s 300+ staff. In the past, each operational group had its own training department.

Want More Employee Productivity? Figure Out Their “Flow”

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For me, analyzing data so a client can understand what their leaders or employees are saying is meaningful and challenging, but not too challenging as I have lots of training and experience at it. And, of course, I wholeheartedly recommend Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi ’s books.

Moving Past Exam Failure – Ask #HR Bartender

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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.

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. Of course, this information can be supplemented by external sources and adapted to fit the context of any company.

Corporate Culture and Company Profits Are Not Mutually Exclusive

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He said they look to hire staff members who have “Cheesecake in their veins” (figuratively, not literally of course). The point being: The Cheesecake Factory has invested heavily in developing their culture. It can be known for high-turnover and not always viewed as a long-term career.

Managers Should Spend the Majority of Their Time Doing This

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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.