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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, …

CAREER PLANNINGAugust 30, 2021
How To Advance Your Career As A Biomedical Engineer

Biomedical engineering is a new field and is one of the fastest-growing engineering disciplines. With advancements in technology and the need for better innovative healthcare, there’s a rising need for skilled biomedical engineers to bridge the gap.  Biomedical engineering ranks #5 in the list of best engineering jobs. However, there are several different career paths …

CAREER PLANNINGAugust 24, 2021
How To Build A Learning Organization The Right Way In 2021

Our business world is complex. The traditional approach to doing business is at a crossroads. Employee satisfaction, corporate power, and healthy competition are often under scrutiny. Many of the problems organizations face today are related to their learning methods. This includes their ability to change and take up competitive challenges.  Organizational learning has proved key …

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