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Monday, September 15, 2014

Upcoming Free Career Week Webcasts!

Join ATD and Edutainment Media for an overview and demonstration of the Career Navigator, a free self-assessment tool available to members that is based on ATD's Competency Model.

Create a Personalized Learning Plan for the Job You Have or the Job You Want
September 17 at 12:00 p.m. ET
Speaker: Cheryl Lasse 

When this session is complete, you will be able to use the Career Navigator to:

• Understand the Areas of Expertise in the Competency Model.
• Assess your own knowledge, skills, and abilities against the Model.
• Create a personalized learning plan to close your own skills gaps.
• Access the appropriate development activities and resources.
• Solicit support for development requests.
• Prepare for CPLP certification.
• Enhance the performance of your team.

Learn how to use the Career Navigator to meet the demands of today's training and development profession. The Career Navigator is a benefit to national ATD members.
Register now

About Cheryl Lasse

Cheryl LasseManaging Partner, Edutainment Media, Inc.
Cheryl is Edutainment Media’s Managing Partner, a role she’s held since 2002. She manages all client engagements and product development of the Self-Directed Learning Engine™ (SDLE), the engine behind the ASTD Career Navigator. Cheryl’s goal is helping people and companies achieve their potential. She believes people are intrinsically motivated to excel, given both the opportunity and access to development activities that are "edutaining", engaging, and consumable, a philosophy embodied in the SDLE. Cheryl has a strong background in consulting, marketing, and sales — mostly in technology companies, where training has played a chief role throughout her career.

Six Keys to Career Resilience 

Friday, September 19, 2014 6:00pm - 7:00pm CEST  
By: Maureen Orey

It is commonly believed that “training is always the first to go” when organizations need to cut the budget, leaving many corporate training professionals looking for work.  You often hear "let the problems roll off you like water off a duck's back", but do you know that ducks aren't always waterproof?  

It takes a certain process for a duck to stay afloat, as well as for us to keep our career afloat. Building career resilience is crucial to your success. Using the metaphor of a duck’s waterproofing and relevant real-life case scenarios, we will explore the six steps to help you build your career resilience.
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About Maureen Orey   

President, Workplace Learning & Performance Group

A Certified Professional in Learning & Performance and Doctoral Candidate in Organizational Leadership, Maureen is an expert facilitator, trainer and coach. She is the Founder of the Workplace Learning & Performance Group, which was recently recognized as the 2014 Micro Business of the Year for Excellence in Customer Service by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce. Her specialties include leadership and organizational development, communication, career development and diversity.  Maureen's students and clients consistently rave about her work, many calling her "the best trainer I've ever experienced". Her clients include Boeing, Sony, Rolls Royce, Porsche, Scripps, SHARP and more.