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Job search strategy: Invest in continuing education
There may come a time in your career when you are at the crossroads of what I call educational discovery. There are many who graduated from college or at least high school and never considered formal education again. Given how fast almost every career field changes and evolves, it's amazing so many people never think that a regular educational refreshing or even an overhaul is necessary.
Millennials in the workforce
The behavioral and learning styles of Millennials are changing the workplace. Claire Schooley, Senior Analyst at Forrester Research describes how.
Veterans get help translating military skills to civilian jobs
The Baltimore Sun
Teresa Hicks' career in the Navy stretches back 24 years, with assignments on land and sea, and deployments around the world as both an enlisted sailor and an officer. Fresh out of the military, Hicks now is navigating a sea of a different sort: the civilian job market. And that has meant translating the military jobs she once held, such as "damage controlman," into titles such as "shipboard firefighter," that private employers can more readily understand.
Gateway now offers instructional design program completely online
Butler County News
Gateway Community and Technical College will begin offering its Instructional Design and Learning Technology program 100 percent online beginning with the fall semester that starts Aug. 19. "While we will continue to offer the program via traditional classroom instruction at our facility at Odd Fellows Hall in Covington, the online delivery will offer maximum flexibility for students to complete credentials anytime, anywhere," said Josh Heinrich, IDL instructor.
IACET AP, Homeland Security, picks cloud for training
The Department of Homeland Security is moving to a cloud-based talent and training management system intended to help identify skills and training needs across DHS headquarters and all eight of the department's component agencies: Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Citizenship and Immigration Services, Secret Service, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Coast Guard, Transportation Security Administration and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.
A new learning environment for the future of learning
Harvard's Graduate School of Education put together a professional learning event called the Future of Learning Institute. The goal of the institute to help people imagine new futures for learning, particularly by exploring developments along three strands: globalization, the digital revolution and mind-brain studies.
Meaningful training wvaluation: It isn't so complicated
Using the New World Kirkpatrick Model as a guide, they also provide their own powerful yet inexpensive ways to implement a meaningful training evaluation strategy throughout the learning and performance process.