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Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Think for a minute about a certification being a living, breathing entity. As a measurement of professional standards, the certification program, its content, and processes must stay...
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Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Many people ask common questions about a competency assessment, such as, “What is a competency assessment?” “Why do I need one?” and “How do I get started?”A competency assessment is the...
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
The Association for Talent Development (ATD) is making a bold shift with the new Talent Development Capability Model. ATD is shifting from competency to capability and broadening the model’...
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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
By now, most of us have caught on to the idea that talking about skills is cool, and many companies are simply replacing the word learning with skills. While this idea is taking over the L&...
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Wednesday, December 18, 2019
What Talent Development Professionals Should Know and Do to Be Successful. The talent development field is deep and wide, encompassing the efforts that foster learning and employee...
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Tuesday, December 17, 2019
TD professionals are uniquely equipped to tackle broader business roles.
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Monday, December 9, 2019
Through its competency studies over the last 40 years, ATD has helped define what training, learning, and talent development professionals need to know and do to be successful. Amid a...
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019
As the pace of technological and societal change grows ever more rapid, organizations and industries have been investigating the meaning of the future of work. ATD too has been sifting...
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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
For more than 75 years, an important part of ATD’s work has been to establish standards of excellence for our profession through our competency research. Best practices and expectations for...
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Thursday, September 19, 2019
During ATD’s Career Week 2019, we plan to explore the new work landscape as it’s set forth today. From how to be more agile and flexible, to corporations with pay equity programs, to why we...
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Friday, September 13, 2019
In 2007, my manager carved out time for our small L&D team to begin preparing for the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) credential. I had not heard of the credential...
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Friday, August 23, 2019
I had been looking for a job in the training industry for more than year, but I didn’t seem be getting anywhere. I like to say I am a trainer. That is, after all, the direction that my...
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Monday, August 12, 2019
To convince leaders that a culture of learning can solve the skills gap problem, you need them to connect skills gaps to engagement and other key business metrics. Today, it would be hard...
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Wednesday, August 7, 2019
It was during July and August a few years ago when I studied for the Association for Talent Development’s (ATD) Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) Knowledge Exam....
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Friday, July 5, 2019
I set out to earn my CPLP certification as a personal and professional goal. I needed a new challenge, and I certainly had one. In 2014 I earned my CPLP; I’ve since recertified once and...
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Thursday, June 27, 2019
Talent development professionals know that professional growth for employees is critical for continued personal career success and the health of the organization where they work. “Lifelong...
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Tuesday, June 18, 2019
As a learning and performance professional, two options were available to me that would help me show my value to the industry and an employer. The two main certifying agencies at the time...
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Monday, June 10, 2019
A month after I became a certified CPLP, I found myself seated at the table of a newly assigned client. A large client. An angry client. I was the troubleshooter and this was my first...
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