Using Technology based platforms to support learning - does it work? Increasingly the use of technology to support or in some cases to deliver learning is on the increase. While reading a post on one of the forums this morning I came across a debate about the willingness for "trainers" to adopt technology to support or deliver learning. The author of the piece (Martin Addison from VideoArts) cited the following: Trainers don’t have the stomach for more preparation Here, the allegation is that … [Read more...] about Technology based learning – does it work (e-learning)?
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?
How to become a freelance trainer or consultant So you want to go independent as a freelance trainer or consultant? Do your own thing? How do you go about starting out in freelance training? Overview on going freelance - or How to become a freelance trainer 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. Tips and ideas which … [Read more...] about Tips for those thinking about going freelance in training or consultancy
Forming your own consultancy company With so many people being made redundant at the moment, many are considering taking their pay-off and investing some of it into setting up their own freelance business. Where your skills are readily transferable, it may be possible to set up as a freelance consultant and sell your services to a range of companies. What makes freelance consultants different? Consultants and trainers, by definition, provide advice and guidance to others requiring those … [Read more...] about Company Formation for Freelance Consultants and Trainers
Experienced L&D people are bleeding out of organisations and going freelance While talking to a colleague, he confirmed that there appears to be a trend in the training world at the moment. This trend is supported by the change in readership of both my site and blog are getting. Here is the thought - I'd appreciate your views on this: Experienced professionals are leaving organisations and going freelance, leaving behind managers and less experienced individuals to carry on delivering. The … [Read more...] about What is happening in the world of L&D (Training)? Is it changing?