Pinterest for Learning Professionals: A Starter Kit

Are you on Pinterest? While this addictive, visual social platform has certainly made its mark when it comes to everything from home decorating ideas to recipes to hairstyling tips (and SO much more), it is also a terrific resource for training, instructional/eLearning design and talent development professionals. I've been pinning for a couple of years … Continue reading Pinterest for Learning Professionals: A Starter Kit

Pros and Cons of Using Paper-Based Training Materials

Ah, the training binder. An irrefutable repository for all things both relevant and irrelevant. If you've attended or facilitated a training session within the past century, chances are good that you know what I'm talking about. The thick, encyclopedia of information that is probably sitting on your shelf right now, collecting dust. Or maybe it's being … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Using Paper-Based Training Materials

5 Books New Trainers Should Have On Their Reading Lists

Recently, I received an email from someone who was relatively new to the Learning & Development industry, asking if I had any book recommendations. A few days later, I was asked the same question by someone else. Soooo... Ask, and ye shall receive. I am always on the lookout for new books to add to … Continue reading 5 Books New Trainers Should Have On Their Reading Lists