Tag Archives: Organizational Development

Guest post: Training skills and culture can tame the Wolves of Wall Street

By Mike Hilty Every year, I try to watch all the movies nominated for Best Picture for the Academy Awards. Some movies I have no interest in watching (looking at you, “Captain Phillips”), some are a pleasant surprise (“Her” and “Nebraska”), and … Continue reading

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Professional Designations: Do you need more letters after your name?

By Kathleen Iverson, B.A., M.A., M.B.A., Ph.D. * Once you complete your M.A. in Training & Development (or our new M.A. in Organization Development) it’s time to decide whether to pursue additional training or education. Most agree that it is … Continue reading

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Put your knowledge to work: Get an internship, get a job

Hiring managers want to see proof that you can do the job. That proof – also known as professional experience – is the thing that trumps just about all other resume bullet points. You’ve learned a lot of theory and … Continue reading

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Join an industry association: Network, learn and get advice from pros

If you’re like most students in the Training & Development program at Roosevelt, pursuit of a master’s or a graduate credential is ultimately about career advancement. Whether you’re an established industry professional looking to sharpen skills or earn a promotion, … Continue reading

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What do you know about knowledge management?

In 1997, Elliott Masie included Knowledge Management, or KM, in his annual top ten trends list. He wrote, “In 1998, there will be at least a dozen new buzzwords. One phrase that WILL impact training and learning professionals is Knowledge … Continue reading

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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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Birds or Fish? Internal and External Consultants

By Kathleen Iverson Sky and Water, by M.C. Escher is a tessellated image of birds changing to fish when they sink below the water line.  Depending on whether you see the background or foreground as dominant, you see either fish … Continue reading

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