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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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Wednesday, November 6, 2019
As the skills gap in our workplaces increases, more organizations need to rapidly contend with the problem. Essential technical and software skills are falling behind and almost half (44...
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Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Dear Tim, What other professional conferences would you recommend attending besides the ATD International Conference & Exposition? I know this one is the industry standard, and I hope to go...
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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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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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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
How do you create professional value? What is it that you offer that no one else does? These are two questions to consider when you’re establishing your personal brand. As Ora Shtull...
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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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Thursday, June 6, 2019
Reverse the clock to the early 2000s. Song like “Hips Don’t Lie” and “London Bridge” were playing on the radio. E-learning was in its infancy. Many people had cell phones but house phones...
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Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Credibility is a funny thing. Sometimes you earn it and sometimes you just stumble into it. For talent development professionals, the possibility of trying to teach a topic of skill without...
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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
In 2014, after nearly four years on a very winding path, I finally earned my CPLP, placing a marker in my career by which to see things as pre-CPLP and post-CPLP. Well, sort of. That marker...
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Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Three years ago, when I took that big test, passed it, and then spent months preparing work product submissions, the far-off prospect of recertification didn't seem difficult—or important....
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Monday, April 29, 2019
I can’t believe it’s been almost six years since I earned the CPLP. Before obtaining the credential, I dreamt about this industry-elite certification, about expanding my learning and...
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Monday, April 22, 2019
Still on the fence about pursuing the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance certification? If so, maybe this post will sway you. 1. Your LinkedIn inbox will so much busier! The...
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Friday, April 19, 2019
You’ve decided that a professional certification will help you improve your performance on the job and boost your career. How do you convince your boss or your company that they should...
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