Starting out in freelance training - What does it take to be successful? Overview This document is not meant to be a complete how to guide for those wishing to start a consultancy business. It's purpose is to ask some of the questions and show some information that many other sources fail to do. Introduction to going freelance Many trainers, developers, coaches and facilitators occasionally get the urge to jump ship and do their own thing. So what is the difference between those that … [Read more...] about Going Freelance – So you want to go independent?
Developing the developers - CPD for trainers Training our Trainers The results of the developing the developers survey shows us some of the learning and development priorities in terms of continuous professional development - CPD for trainers. Box quote.. ” If I don't know I don't know I think I know If I don't know I know I think I don't know Laing R D (1970) KnotsHarmondsworth; Penguin (p.55)” Roles of trainers There are in effect two primary roles in learning and … [Read more...] about Developing the developers – CPD for trainers
LinkedIn is more than just a job search and CV hosting tool. Being or getting active on linkedin raises your profile. The problem that many users create for themselves is only being active when looking for work or a new role. LI gives us tools to raise our profile too. Effective use of LinkedIn requires ongoing balance. When in a stable (employed) role, we often use LinkedIn for connecting, learning and sharing. When needing or seeking new opportunities we can use it to raise our profile even … [Read more...] about LinkedIn it’s not just for job search #HRBlog
Many of us are on LinkedIn. many of us use the groups on LinkedIn. But what is the value of LinkedIn groups and what do people use them for? Earlier in the month I ran a survey with my group members. the group has just over 40,000 members. Most of the members are in the HR profession. The group is a reasonably active group. I would love to be able to tell you how active, but LinkedIn has removed the group statistics! Why do people use LinkedIn groups? As a regular user of LinkedIn … [Read more...] about Value of LinkedIn Groups – Why do some professionals use them? #hrblog
Continued Professional Development - CPD for Professionals What is CPD? CPD can mean several things: Continued Professional Development Continuing Professional Development Continued Personal Development Continuing Personal Development or CPPD - Continued Professional and Personal Development. As times change individuals are increasingly being left to identify their own Continued Professional Development (CPD). Continued Professional Development is the life blood of life … [Read more...] about CPD for professionals – Continued Professional Development
The story of how to run a webinar #cipdlrn #CPD Yesterday (9th Feb 2012) was the day of my first “real” webinar. Sure I have used online platforms before, In fact back in 2004 I used an inline platform to bring a colleague into a public course run in the US that he missed due to traffic stopping him from getting his flight. But this was a first, not a small audience, and not an invited audience – but a “public” event. Quite a large event – well over 100 participants In the beginning Some of … [Read more...] about How to Run a Webinar