Webinar: Futureproof Your Agency: Skills as the New Currency

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Click here to watch the recording. Click here to download the handout. [PDF] Developing new knowledge, new skills and new abilities is critical to futureproofing your agency’s evolving talent needs. According to Bersin by Deloitte, only 33% of millennials believe their organizations are using their skills well, and 42% say they are likely to leave because they are not learning … Read More

Mark your calendars for the 2019 Annual Institute

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April 28 – May 1, 2019 at The Norfolk Waterside Marriott in Norfolk, VA. Please consider volunteering your time and talent to help plan the 2019 Annual Institute. Contact our Institute Chairs at Institute@trainingofficers.org Chair: Bob Stacy, DoD retired, Institute@trainingofficers.org Co-Chair: Claire Gudewich, DHS, Institute@trainingofficers.org Program Committee Co-Chair: Susan Stinson, George Mason University, sstinson@gmu.edu Program Committee Co-Chair: Kevin Elliott, FTC, kelliott@ftc.gov Special Events Committee Co-Chair: Trina Petty, FDIC, TPetty@FDIC.gov Special Events … Read More

Webinar: TOC (Feed)Back to the Future

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Click here to watch the recording. Click here to download the handout. [PDF] What does our past tell us about our future? Inspired by this year’s TOC theme, “Learning from Our Past, Leading into Your Future,” we can look back at over 10-years of evaluation practices, and feedback data, from TOC’s own professional development and training programs – monthly luncheons, … Read More

The Coaches Corner

Chris King

In today’s learning community, we all need a coach to help us unlock our potential to be the best we can be.  We need a coach to help us to learn rather than teach us how to learn.  Founder of “Coaches Corner,” Berri A. Wells, MS, CPC, will explain just how to do that. Berri is a master trainer, certified … Read More

Webinar: Handling Prickly People with Care

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We all encounter Prickly People – those thorny individuals whose irritating, exasperating, enraging, tiresome behaviors can wreak havoc destroying productivity and peace of mind.  This session presents various ‘prickly profiles’ (e.g., buzzer bees, back-attackers, etc.) and offers a few tips and tricks for empowering yourself to get along, make things work better, and preserve your peace in the presence of … Read More

TOC Annual Awards Program

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Please join us as we honor this year’s TOC Award recipients. Find out how the top government training programs are accomplishing great things in Leadership Development, Innovations in Learning, Training Design and Development, Career Development, Learning Measurement and Analytics, and Learning Technology.

Webinar: Social Media Smarts: How Your Social Media Presence Impacts Your Professional Persona

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Between Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, and LinkedIn, you may use social media everyday. But have you ever considered the impact of social media on your professional career? What does you social media post say about you and your point of view on life, career, politics and a myriad of other topics? Just like drinking responsibly in social public settings … Read More

Exploring the Four DiSC Styles of Behavior

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Internal clients and customers often report that conflict, misunderstandings and interpersonal difficulties take a toll. Training is an effective resource that helps individuals overcome these challenges. Additionally, having an understanding of the DiSC assessment will also help training officers andhuman resources professionals assist clients with navigating the sometimes, choppy communication waters. Astute Training Officers recognize the need to add value … Read More