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Dec. 16, 2009
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Even in a Recession, Continuing Education Programs Make Sense
from The South Florida Business Journal
Businesses that offer professional development often have a strong track record for employee retention. In fact, employees cite continuing education programs as the No. 2 reason they stay in their jobs, said Susan Porter Robinson of the Washington, D.C.-based American Council on Education. More

IACET Member Spotlight
from IACET
Would you be interested in sharing about your organization and experiences with IACET and your fellow Authorized Providers? Well this is your opportunity to shine and connect with your peers in the continuing education and training field. If interested please contact IACET staff at and we will provide you the information you need to spotlight your organization! More

IACET Offers Free Webinar for Renewing APs
from IACET
Have you started to think about the Authorized Provider renewal process? Are you unsure as to what the renewal process entails? IACET is offering a call led by our team of experts to assist you with the renewal application process. This call will be on Wednesday, Jan. 13, from 3-4 p.m. EST. More

IACET's "How to Become an Authorized Provider" Workshop
from IACET
As a renewing AP, we encourage you to participate in an Authorized Provider workshop to learn about the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard and the AP application process. To register for an upcoming workshop, please click on the link below. If you cannot remember your registration code, please contact us at More

Friday, Jan. 29, 2010
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: New Zealand Embassy
2425 Olympic Blvd.
East Tower
Santa Monica, CA

Invisible: 1.4 Percent Coverage for Education is Not Enough
from The Brookings Institute
News coverage is important to every policy area. While some people have personal knowledge of certain topics, many rely on mass media for direct, up-to-date, and in-depth reporting. This is especially the case with education because only a third of American adults currently have a child in elementary or secondary school. More

Three Ways to Fish in the Global Talent Pool
from The Harvard Business Review
The world is your talent pool. We've been hearing that message ever since corporations started chattering about globalization. The real issue is, how well do you fish in that pool? More

Recession has Made the Workplace More Honest, Report Suggests
from The Modesto Bee
Times are bad, and it's a dog-eat-dog world. We're in it for what we can get. Cut a safety corner here. Pad expenses there. Take the kickback because everybody's doing it. Right? Not at all. The recession appears to have made the workplace a more honest place. Since 1994, the Ethics Resource Center has fielded the biennial National Business Ethics Survey. More

Workforce Training Strengthens Employees – and Candidates
from The South Florida Business Journal
When Bobbie Ibarra realized she needed to train new and existing employees in a variety of key areas at Miami’s Jungle Island, she wondered how she’d pull it off. For one thing, it wasn’t going to be a simple fit for any training organization. The attraction needed employee training in computer skills to bring new hires up to speed, Occupational Safety and Health Administration rules for employees throughout the facility, and animal behavior training for handlers. More

Lorman Education Services to Enhance Value of Continuing Education Training Program
from PR Newswire
Lorman Education Services has recently launched a new program to assist companies and individuals in fulfilling their continuing education needs. Lorman Education Services is dedicated to providing cost-effective training opportunities that meet the needs of their customers and enhance their skills, knowledge, and competencies. More

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