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OUR FACULTYMay 16, 2022
Quantic Live: A Conversation with Director of Quantic & Valar Career Services, Lisa Thomson

Enjoy our conversation with Director of Career Services for Quantic and Valar Institute, Lisa Thomson, Ed.D.. Lisa discussed everything from Quantic’s career services resources, common misconceptions about networking, and how to enhance your presence on LinkedIn. Lisa is a career coach and connector, specializing in helping people discover and realize their potential, regardless of industry, life stage, …

CAREER PLANNINGJanuary 24, 2022
Disruptive Corporate Learning and Development Trends // 2022

Corporate training programs are no longer optional, and here’s why. By 2022, 54% of all workers will need re-skilling and up-skilling. This is according to the 2018 World Economic Forum report. Opportunity for personal development is now a major reason for accepting a job offer. This is due to technological advancements and the fear of …

CAREER PLANNINGJanuary 24, 2022
Rise of the Chief Learning Officer — The Future of Talent?

In 1989, Jack Welch, CEO at General Electric, endorsed Steve Kerr to the position of Chief Learning Officer. His job was to ensure employees were content, developed, engaged, and retained. Three decades later, businesses worldwide have faced unimagined learning disruption.  Many organizations have embraced “on the job” learning that uses instructor-led training technology to empower …

CAREER PLANNINGJanuary 24, 2022
How to Write a Training Request Letter [Sample Inside]

Hiring employees is one thing but getting them to yield desirable results is the sum of many factors, including training. Proper training and professional development are indispensable to forward-thinking firms but are often left to HR—who might be already overwhelmed. A company needs to understand that employees are an invaluable resource and invest in employee …

CAREER PLANNINGNovember 15, 2021
The Two Best UX Designer Career Paths | How To Advance

The business world has finally perceived design as a Unique Selling Point of change. According to UXCam,  every $1 spent on UX today brings in $100 more (9900% ROI). This tectonic shift has sparked Design Thinking, which takes the UX career beyond marketing, to the design methods that solve familiar business problems. These include organizational …

CAREER PLANNINGNovember 10, 2021
5 Lessons From Women in Tech Jobs

Say ‘tech,’ and the images that come to mind are of a bespectacled Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, or even Mark Zuckerberg.  Despite the whole world screaming themselves hoarse about gender equality, tech continues to be a male-dominated field. Making it challenging for women to climb up the career ladder. During a study conducted by PwC …

CAREER PLANNINGNovember 5, 2021
5 Ways To Find Funding For Your Career Change | at Any Age

55% of Americans are actively planning to leap into an alternative career path. You are not alone. The first roadblock will be to market yourself in a new field with no proven track record. You’ll hit another roadblock (funding) if you decide to beef up your skills with an MBA or other professional training. How …

CAREER PLANNINGSeptember 28, 2021
Advance Your Product Design Career: Mid-level to Senior Role

If you’ve risen through the ranks from an entry-level junior designer to a mid-level role, kudos to you. You’ve come a long way in your product designer career advancement. However, as far as career development goes, there’s more room at the top.  Unfortunately, from here on, how your career path progresses depends on skills outside …

CAREER PLANNINGSeptember 28, 2021
Operations Management Career Path & Best MBA to Advance

It’s no secret that every company includes several departments performing varied functions.  The departments facilitating seamless coordination between them — ensuring products and services of the highest quality reach consumers at the earliest — are the operations managers. In most corporations, Business Operations Manager is a designation earned after years of experience. To become one, …

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