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The posts in this category cover subjects that are interesting and useful for adult learners who want to develop professionally through training programs.
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career planning
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3 Basic tips for strategic career planning

Learners

The motto ‘you can be all that you want to be’ holds more truth than ever. So why is planning one’s career development path still such a challenge? Well, too much information can be just as daunting as no information at all. People still get stuck in jobs they dislike or are obviously not suited for them. In order to not fall in such a rut and feel trapped there, here are some tips about how to strategically plan ahead.

modern career development
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3 Considerations of modern career development

Learners

Regardless of goals, generation or even industry, predicting even only the general direction of one’s career seems to have more to do with the work of a fortune-teller than a project manager. That is because the business world has changed so much over the years and promises to transform even more every day that it is almost impossible to make an accurate prediction of where organizations will be in a couple of years.

millennials training needs
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Top 3 ways to meet Millennials training needs

Learners

Millennials’ need for independence, flexibility and a great work/life balance means all learning programs have to allow them to move at their own pace and choose when and how they develop their skills and competencies. These programs should include both formal and informal learning, allow for mentorship within the organization and most importantly, be mobile friendly, micro-designed and gamified.

onboarding new managers
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The most important things to consider when onboarding new managers

Learners

Being new at anything is both a stressful and an exciting situation. When it comes to management positions, the excitement is most often shadowed by all the challenges they pose. This is why onboarding is an essential step in ensuring a smooth and short transition for all involved. Although integration programs are in place for most new hires, companies tend to neglect implementing them for newly appointed managers.

learning and sleep
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Learning and sleep or why you should let your employees nap

Learners

Learning is universal and though businesses can’t really control how much sleep their employees get and how high the quality of that sleep is, raising awareness about the issue can’t hurt. Moreover, allowing workers to take short naps while on the job, especially after they have been involved in a learning experience, can do a lot of good. So what do you say: will you allow your learning employees to sleep on it?

adult vocational students
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Why you should inform adult vocational students of their funding options

Learners

Being a student later in life requires much more than having the willingness to learn, motivation to go through the whole process and putting in the necessary time, all while juggling being a child for your parents, a spouse for your loved one, a parent for your own kids, a friend for your friends, an employee for your boss, and so on. Being a student later in life comes with a cost, and that cost must be covered with real money.

adult learning
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3 Brain science insights about adult learning

Learners

Even though every adult is different and the brains act differently during the learning process, there are some things that all adult learners have in common. If you’re in any sort involved in designing courses for adults, you might want to tune in, as I’m about to go into three brain science insights that are true to all learners.

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