Category: Career Development

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The Proof is in the Pie: Customized Training Programs Boost Employee Efficiency

Training is about moving the needle…engaging learners. At its core, it’s about designing and developing solutions that increase performance. But does it matter in all roles and all types of businesses? For the roles and responsibilities that tend to be repetitive, is training even necessary? Consider this before you answer. With a fresh driver’s license […]

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Step Up Your Game: Five Ideas for Developing Millennials

One of the biggest challenges companies face today is finding effective ways to train and retain millennials. Millennials are sometimes described as “lazy” or “entitled.” On the contrary, millennials are driven, possess essential skills, and hold a lot of potential. I can write this confidently because I’m a millennial. And as a millennial who works […]

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Flipping the Networking Script

As a business development executive at Innovative Learning Group, I can’t help but love talking to people! Learning the likes and dislikes of others boosts my energy and fulfills my need for connection. To me, the world becomes less crowded when we engage in genuine conversation. But while I have the gift of gab, I […]

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It’s Career Day! How Enlightening Teens About Careers in Training Provided Unexpected Inspiration

Recently, I had the opportunity to volunteer at a local high school for Career Day. Talking to teens about training can be a little bit daunting! Those of us in the industry experience the relevance daily, but effectively communicating said relevance can prove challenging. Even for students bent on heading to college, the thought of […]

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The Hedgehog and The Fox

Philosopher Isaiah Berlin’s essay The Hedgehog and the Fox has generated discussion and debate for more than 60 years. Berlin titled his essay in homage to a fragment attributed to an ancient Greek poet, Archilochus. We probably take it too seriously. Berlin himself lamented as much. So let’s have some fun. It’s sort of an […]

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