June Annual Awards Event

Chris King

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The Training Officers Consortium Distinguished Service Awards Program was launched by the Training Officers Consortium in 1955 to stimulate improved government-sponsored training programs through recognition of individuals making significant contributions to the Federal training community in the field of human resource development (training, education, and development). Awards are given in the following categories: Leadership Development: Presented to an individual, team or … Read More

Passing the Baton: Building Momentum in Your Trenches

Chris King

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The burdens and blessings of leading (and following) are magnified during times of stress. How do you get your reports to take on more initiative and responsibility in the office and in their lives? Is the victim mode alive and well at your agency? According to Michael Maccoby, the people who will help you succeed aren’t all just like you … Read More

2019 TOC Annual Institute

Chris King

April 28 – May 1, 2019 at The Norfolk Waterside Marriott in Norfolk,VA Even if you are a TOC Registrant, we still need you to register to attend the Annual Institute so we can book the hotel and make the meal arrangements for you. Thank you!

TOC Spring Networking

Chris King

The TOC Annual Institute is right around the corner and what way to kick off our 80th year anniversary celebration then by attending our quarterly networking event at the City Club of Washington. Join us on Wednesday, April 17th from 5pm – 8pm as we connect, collaborate and get ready for a great time in Norfolk, VA. All TOC registrants … Read More

Not Enough Time, Too Much Technology, and No Real Relationships

Chris King

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Have we thought much about time in the digital age? What about its impact on relationships? How about technology? Does tweeting, facebook, etc equate to face-to-face exchange? What about when you combine all three? Do they sum up to engagement? This session discusses the complex interplay of these dynamics on human behavior, trust, and compassion with practical tips on how … Read More

Webinar: Good Leadership, Great Government – Ideas & Strategies for Federal Leaders

Chris King

In order for agencies to ensure progress and reach evolving mission goals, professional development among leadership is imperative. The benefits of sustained leadership development are numerous, including improved job performance, increased employee engagement and enhanced workforce skills, to name a few. The Department of the Treasury’s Office of the Comptroller of Currency’s innovative Continuous Leadership eXperience (CLX) program enables agency … Read More

Brand You – For the Leader in You!

Chris King

Reginald Gant

Everyone wants a promotion sooner or later in their career. Lots of federal employees have become “content” on the job and really reduced themselves down to just the status quo. Why is it that some employees climb the ladder of success much faster than others? It’s not just about your resume or how well you interview anymore. Branding plays a … Read More

Webinar: Don’t Get Left Behind

Chris King

Whether you work in the public sector, private sector, academia, or are an entrepreneur, you have to be at the top of your game to be successful! In order to be a trusted advisor and recognized as an expert in your field, you have to continuously grow. You are only as good as your knowledge and skills. Take charge of … Read More

DEADLINE: TOC Annual Institute Concurrent Session Proposals

Chris King

Do you have experience and expertise that could benefit your colleagues? Why not share them with your peers as a presenter at TOC’s Annual Institute? We invite you to share with the TOC community your experiences, tools, skills, and insights on relevant topics in training and human capital in the federal government.

Connecting Strengths to Concrete Career Development

Chris King

Adelle Dantzler

Using assessment tools to explore innovative ways to focus an employee on their career path, plan for developmental strategies, focus their job search on a position/industry, and to use strengths for various career documents, along with a larger discussion on how to get management buy-in to the introduction and adoption of team assessment tools in an agency.