|The CET Connection|
|Nov. 24, 2010|
Giving thanks to our IACET volunteers
With Thanksgiving right around the corner there is no better time for us to give thanks to those people who give so much to the IACET organization; our volunteers. Our volunteers continually devote their time to IACET and we are so grateful to work with such a wonderful group of people. They inspire us with their good work and great ideas each and every day. We could not have done it all without them. More
IACET call for ICSD members — Deadline is Friday, Dec. 17
The IACET Council on Standards Development is seeking candidates to fill open positions for the following four interest categories for 2011.
4. General Interest/Other
IBM wins an ASTD 'BEST Award'
IACET is proud to announce that IACET Authorized Provider, IBM is the recipient of the American Society for Training and Development's 2010 BEST Awards program. IBM is among 31 organizations from India, Singapore, Turkey, and the United States to receive an ASTD BEST Award. More
TaskStream offers evidencing learning for continuing education and training
TaskStream, a corporate sponsor of IACET, is the leading provider of Web-based technology for facilitating outcomes-based learning and assessment. TaskStream is pleased to announce a webinar on Tuesday, Dec. 14, at 3 p.m. EST to demonstrate their turnkey, Web-based solution for addressing the needs of the IACET community. To register for the web-cast, please visit the registration page here. To learn more, visit www.taskstream.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. More
Research grant opportunity - Deadline is Wednesday, Dec. 1
The Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Library in New York invites applicants to its Alexander N. Charters Adult Education Research Grants-in-Aid Program, now in its fourth year. As much as $6,000 of grants-in-aid will be awarded in 2011 to researchers in the history and practice of adult education who wish to use the collections in SCRC's Charters Library. The actual amount of each award will depend upon the scope of the research outlined in the applicant's proposal.More
Call for IACET Volunteers
IACET's volunteer opportunities bring together training profession leaders to explore the many facets of the CE/T industry. IACET relies on its members to provide volunteer leadership and support for its many programs, events and accreditation services. Make the most out of your membership and volunteer today.More
Why breaking out of the work environment is good for training
As budgets begin to recover, so does the need to train the workforce, particularly if cuts were made to staffing levels, however it's important to do it right, argues HR manager for Strand Palace Hotel, Nadia Simmonds.More
College matters: Is going back to school the right move?
The Milford Daily News
Going back to school in mid-life can be a daunting prospect. After many years away from the classroom, adult learners may be apprehensive about not fitting in, have outdated study skills or may be concerned about balancing the demands of school and family.More
Job perks begin to reappear in workplaces
Miss the free office soft drinks, commuter subsidies — and yes, even those year-end holiday parties? Don't despair. The workplace perk is beginning to make a comeback. During the recession, many cost-conscious companies furloughed fringe benefits such as holiday fetes, bonuses and free snacks. But now that the economy is improving, some perks are slowly being reinstated. More