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.

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. 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.

The Difference Between Training, Facilitation and Presentations

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I’ve been going to a lot of conferences lately and noticed that people are using the terms training, facilitating, and presenting interchangeably. For example: Training is the action of teaching a person a specific skill or type of behavior. If I attend a training session, I expect activities and skill practices. Training is best when a needs analysis is completed.

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.

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.

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

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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. Career development basics. Get the training you need.

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

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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. For example, a U.S.-based

How to Create a Mentoring Program for Career Development

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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.

Corporate Training: You Can Learn Anything

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I mention what’s happening in my state because it’s an example of a learning gap. The post Corporate Training: You Can Learn Anything appeared first on hr bartender. Career Development Employee Engagement Recruiting and Retention Training and Development engagement training and development“You only have to know one thing. You can learn anything.”. That was the takeaway message from Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy.

The Difference Between Goals, Objectives and Outcomes

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During this year’s Association for Talent Development (ATD) International Conference and Expo , I had the opportunity to attend a pre-conference workshop on improving human performance. For example, a goal might be for an organization to “increase profits”.

Navigating Digital Information: 3 Questions to Ask

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That’s an example of informational power. Career Development Technology and Social Media Training and Development HR TechnologyOne of the more popular articles on HR Bartender is titled “ Leadership Power: The 7 Types and How to Use Them ”.

Career Development 101: Nurturing the Future Leaders of Tomorrow

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While some people are born with natural confidence, most great leaders come to rise with the help of experience, training, and support. The reality is many successful employees will become people managers at some point during their careers, despite the fact that they don’t have the right experience or skills when they step into the role. Weave training and career development opportunities into the fabric of your company culture.

3 Strategies for Achieving Your Career Goals

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But individuals still need to have focused career strategies. Strategy #1: Work / Life Balance Includes Career Goals. It also has to do with career development. Strategy #2: Invest in Your Own Career. Strategy #3: Develop a Board of Career Advisors.

How to Find Mentors Who Will Support Your Goals

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Over the past couple of weeks, our Friday posts have been focused on career development. For example, let’s say you’re attending the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference and Expo in Chicago next week.

Bookmark This! #SHRM18 Conference Edition

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For example, I particularly liked this post from Mary Faulkner on “ Style or Substance ”. As HR pros, our professional development is important. We spend a lot of time justifying resources for employees to get the training and development they need.

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. For example, if one of your long term job search goals is to obtain HR certification, then you might need to research the requirements, ask your boss for reimbursements, schedule time to study, etc. Having a network is critical for career development.

3 Strategies for Investing in Yourself

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Last week, I mentioned how work/life balance extends to our own career development. I do realize that, for some, taking the time and dedicating the resources for career development strategies can be hard. So, if you’re looking for ways to keep your career development efforts moving forward, here are three things you can consider asking for: Books. For example, let’s say one of your strategies is to learn more about human resources metrics.

How to Plan Time For Self Learning

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I came across this article from Harvard Business Review titled, “ 6 Ways to Take Control of Your Career Development If Your Company Doesn’t Care About It ”. There are lots of great articles about how to “ own your career ” or “ the best leadership books to read ”. The way we create habits is by starting small, developing a regular routine, and then adding to it. So, in between listening to S-Town and Slow Burn , rotate in a couple of career development podcasts.

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How to Create SMART Career Development Plans for Your Employees

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SMART and GROW are two popular acronyms that are used as guidelines to shape career development plans. GROW sometimes gets added to SMART for added structure in shaping a career development plan. Before sitting down to work on a career plan , both manager and employee should think through the coming year’s goals, using SMART and GROW as guides. Meanwhile, you should consider where each employee is in his or her career.

Bookmark This! Content Curation Edition

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For example, some could say that this issue of “Bookmark This!” For example, there’s a lot of curated newsletters popping up like The Skimm, Morning Brew , and NextDraft. Part 3: Types And Real-World Examples. A few years ago, I was introduced to the concept of curation.

How to take training virtual

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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.

Choosing the Best HR Certification – Ask #HR Bartender

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For example, I know the CEBS is for benefits but are there any certifications that would show an expertise in the field of training, employment laws, or general HR for healthcare professionals? The Association for Talent Development (ATD) offers two credentials: Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) and Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD). You want to get a credential that benefits your career.

What Is Performance Appraisal? – Examples

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Advanced organisations carry these evaluations further by using them to identify candidates for skills development, succession planning , cross-training and promotions. That doesn’t mean that failures will cause workers to be fired, but it should mean that thoughtful managers will explore why each person fails to meet his or her goals, which enables better recommendations and stronger development plans to deal with any shortcomings. Additional training might be necessary.

SHRM Certification: You Can Get More Than 60

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If you’re not aware, SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP credential holders must earn sixty (60) professional development credits (aka PDCs) within a three-year period. For example, it’s always a goal of mine to get recertification points in each of the three PDC categories. Advance Your Organization – work projects that support organizational goals like designing a training program, revamping the company’s performance management program, and implementing a new technology solution.

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.

Career Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Talent.

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Ingham is still early in his career. developing social capital). Career Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Talent Managers / 3. Likewise, fewer HR professionals are using it as a retention strategy and fewer are offering a formal way for employees to find new careers internally.” ” The report goes on: “Providing internal career opportunities can help organizations keep top talent from seeking those opportunities elsewhere.

How to Prepare Employees for Getting and Giving a 360 Feedback Review

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I consulted with a CEO who felt so strongly about getting feedback that he would receive a 360 feedback review every year which he considered both his performance review as well as his feedback for his executive development.

8 Steps to Becoming a Lifelong Learner

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For example, when it comes to cooking, I’m a hands-on learner. This is especially true when it comes to our careers. The best way to manage learning is by developing a personal process of learning because you’re going to be doing it for a long time. Career Development Technology and Social Media Training and Development training and developmentI know the term lifelong learner has become a little stale.

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. For example, do you process information better on your own, or are you better in a more structured, classroom setting? I’ve held multiple certifications throughout my career.

The 10 Basic Skills that Every Manager Should Have

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For example, they can learn how to approve time cards, the key elements in an employment law, or the steps in conducting a good interview. They provide feedback to employees, conduct training, and offer performance guidance. The more open and transparent organizations are about skills, the more opportunities they can create for employees to develop them. Career Development Leadership and Management Recruiting and Retention Training and Development

For #HR Career Success: Here Are the Ingredients

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Regardless of your career, you need to know what it takes to be successful in that profession. The good news is that the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has developed a competency model for HR professionals. For example, ethics in one organization is different than in another. So in addition to developing competencies in an HR context, we need to develop them for our organization and industry. Being an HR professional is a rewarding career.

Receiving Leadership By Example in the COVID-19 Era – 4 Lessons Learned

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We set up virtual training programs, rolled out new marketing programs including Bounce Back USA , a free COVID-19 resource to support local businesses, and have had frequent communications with each other. Ultimately, career satisfaction is not just about what you do and how you manage, but who you work for and how you are managed.

The 4 Qualities You Need to Get Promoted

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For example, an employee might have knowledge of the ADDIE model used in instructional design. Skills are the proficiencies developed through training or experience. Using the ADDIE example, the employee has demonstrated skills in applying the ADDIE model when designing training programs. So, we can develop our skills through the transfer of knowledge. But if the challenge is skills, the answer might be training.

9 Public Speaking Tips for Your Next Business Presentation

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Let me share a couple of examples that might hit home: At conferences, major sponsors are invited to speak about their company at the podium. Business and Customers Career Development Consulting Leadership and Management Technology and Social Media Training and Development business communication training and developmentI feel very fortunate that I learned about public speaking early in life.

The Importance of Attitude in Getting a Promotion

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For example: Instead of saying an employee has a bad attitude, describe those behaviors that send the message. Image taken by Sharlyn Lauby after speaking at the Learning and Development League 2016 Annual Conference in Delhi, India. Career Development Training and Development engagementI wrote a post recently about the four things you needed to get a promotion. I won’t keep you in suspense – the four things are knowledge, skills, abilities, and attitude.

The Only 3 Reasons to Hold a Business Meeting

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For example, companies will abolish meetings on Tuesdays. Those regularly scheduled department meetings are a perfect example. The organization is developing their goals and direction. There’s also training meetings. When training is done properly, it’s about creating a safe environment where individuals can learn, practice, and receive feedback. Business meetings are the bane of our professional lives.

How To Build a Successful Mentoring Program

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One of my go-to resources for design ideas is the Association for Talent Development’s (ATD) Infoline series. And the ATD resources can help you develop a program that works for your organization. One last thing to consider is developing the metrics for evaluating the mentoring program. Most mentoring programs have three goals: 1) to assist in career development, 2) to increase staff retention and 3) to improve employee engagement.

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Self-Management Success: Manage Personality Conflicts (Part 4)

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For example, Jane and John have a conflict. Using our example above, John and Jane can’t agree on the desired outcome for the project. Career Development Leadership and Management Training and Development Well-Being and Wellness management self-management training and developmentIn part three of this series, we talked about the need to be problem solvers. But what happens if the “problem” is another person?

Developing HR Competencies – Ask #HR Bartender

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Many very successful HR pros start their careers in other areas like finance, operations, and sales. What I really enjoyed reading this book were the examples that help us in developing HR competencies in particular areas. It also shares how to develop a professional development plan. Whether your goal is to get a job in human resources or another department, remember to take a big picture outlook to your career.

Self-Management Success: Learn How to Learn (Part 5)

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Self-management also involves thinking about your future and generating your own professional development plan. In a traditional office environment, your boss might tell you what skills to develop. You want to be confident in the things you do well and cite specific examples of when you’ve used definite skills. Also, be prepared to discuss what skills you’d like to develop. For example, I purchased a pomelo at the farmer’s market recently.