TrainingPros Learning Highlights Blog

Mar
06

Upcoming Events: Spring 2019

Put some spring in your professional development step by attending one or more of these L&D conferences this season. TrainingPros will be represented at a few of them, so contact a member of the TrainingPros team if you plan to attend. We’d love to make plans to meet with you.

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Feb
11

Spotlight on Marketplace Chaplains

I serve the greater Dallas-Ft. Worth market and have been working with Marketplace Chaplains in Plano, Texas for several months on a mobile learning solution. I am delighted to share some great news about recognitions for our client and their impact on talent development excellence.

Each year, the Dallas Association for Talent Development (ATD) chapter holds its Axis Awards event. Over 50 local organizations have been lauded for their outstanding work in these important areas: leadership development, instructional design and delivery, learning technologies, talent/performance management, change management, strategic planning and more.

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Oct
02

TrainingPros Relationship Managers

At TrainingPros, our relationship managers are the backbone of our company, dedicated to making service our greatest priority to our clients. We strive to move beyond meeting the basic needs of the client to building and nurturing lasting, long-term relationships. Each of our relationship managers are handpicked based on their corporate background, experience and connections in the L&D industry.

Our goal as a relationship manager is to focus on finding the right talent for our clients to meet their training and development needs. Our search begins with fully understanding the needs of the client as well as the culture of the organization to find talent that is the perfect fit for the project. At TrainingPros, we maintain a large database of consultants who are experts in their field. Apart from our core service, the relationship manager is involved throughout the life of the project to ensure success of the project.

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Nov
04

The Many Benefits Of ATD Involvement

In my job as a relationship manager with TrainingPros, I interview a lot of talent development consultants. Some of them are seasoned professionals, and some are just getting started, but one piece of advice I find I give to almost every candidate is to get involved with their local chapter of the Association for Talent Development (ATD). Depending on the individual, the reasons often vary. Through this process, and through my own involvement with the Atlanta ATD chapter, I've discovered the following benefits of volunteering with your local chapter:

Fill In Resume Gaps

Serving your ATD chapter is a great way to fill in transition time between jobs - especially if it's a leadership role such as serving on the board. This shows potential employers that you were using your time productively and honing your skills, both the skills needed for the chapter role, such as technology or marketing, and also valuable leadership skills.

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Sep
08

An Insider’s Look At Talent Systems

TrainingPros continues our Learning Views webinar series in partnership with Harrisburg University, and we are delighted to offer this event. Join us to hear from Keith Meyerson, Vice President of Talent Management, Santander Consumer, help attendees navigate the minefield of LMS or TM technology selection using real-world examples. This session will focus on how best to address the selection process as well as discuss the reality of what the systems can do versus how vendors sell them.

  • Topic: Secrets from the Darkside: An Insider’s Look at Talent Systems
  • Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016
  • Time: 12:00-1:00pm EST (60 minute session)
  • Cost: Free, but space is limited. Please register early
  • Speaker: Keith Meyerson, Vice President of Talent Management, Santander Consumer
  • Register: Secrets from the Darkside: An Insider’s Look at Talent Systems
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