Author Archives: Eric

About Eric

Eric Hahn is a graduate assistant in the Training & Development program and works as an editor, graphic designer and writer. He lives in Chicago and has a cat with a criminal mind.

Congratulations to our December 2013 graduates!

The blog is on hiatus until spring semester begins, but, in the meantime, have a good holiday.

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Instructional designers … some tips on how to land a job (or hire for one)

So, you have the interview, but what now? Do you have a strategy for selling yourself and showing your capabilities? Staffing firm Proedit has some useful articles about what hiring managers are — and should be — looking for in … Continue reading

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So You Want to be a Training and Development Expert?

So you want to be a Training and Development Expert?  Seems that way to me since you are in the Training and Development Blog, likely pursuing a Training and Development degree?  How do you become a Training and Development expert?  … Continue reading

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Guest post: Discomfort is the Key to Learning

By Mike Quinlan   I believe in making groups or teams I am working with uncomfortable.  I’m not a big proponent of the “Facilitator’s Guide to Group Hugs”.  I know, sounds weird, as if I thrive on the misery of … Continue reading

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Instruction is Only Worth 10%

By: Angela T. Moustis It’s true, trainers.  You are not as critical to the learning equation as you might think.  According to the Center for Creative Leadership’s 70-20-10 Rule, only 10% of learning and development comes from formal training.  Formal … Continue reading

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Jobs and more jobs

Each week, Chicagoland employers post dozens of new Training and Development openings. Opportunities are definitely out there locally and nationally. Be sure to check out some of the links on our jobs page. Roosevelt has a reputation for training its … Continue reading

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No Technical Skills Required!

There is an odd meme circulating that might be summed up as: Young people today are SO technical. Nothing could be further from the truth. Young people—Millennials—today are no more ‘technical’ than young people of prior generations. Each generation is … Continue reading

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