Our Top Session Picks for #ATD2019

The ATD International Conference & Exposition is upon us once again, and we are so excited to share that a few of our Innovators will be in attendance! Each year, our team looks forward to meeting up with fellow learning and development professionals to discover the newest trends and get a refresher on traditional learning techniques.... View Article

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Emotional Intelligence: The One Skill You Need to Stand Out, Plus Tactics to Boost It

What are you looking for in a contractor? What are your gold standard requirements? What makes a freelance contractor stand out? I’m consistently fielding these questions and I suggest that the answer is simple – high emotional intelligence (or emotional quotient [EQ]). According to Talent Smart, 90% of high performers have high EQ, while a... View Article


How to Scope and Manage a Project Budget — Tips from a Master PM

“Operations keeps the lights on, strategy provides a light at the end of the tunnel, but project management is the train engine that moves the organization forward.” — Joy Gumz So how do you get the train moving and keep it going down the right track? As someone with an extensive background in project management... View Article


Is Training the Ultimate Employee Benefit for Millennials?

In case you haven’t heard, Millennials are now the largest workforce demographic. And, this generation is having a major impact on how companies compete to attract and retain today’s top talent. Spoiler alert: Throwing more money at this generation will not buy you loyalty or attract the most qualified candidate to your organization. What Millennials... View Article


Content Curation is The New Black: Tools & Strategies for L&D

Think about it: Companies have been collecting training for decades. They have purchased off-the-shelf training, developed their own instructor-led training (ILT) and eLearning, and reworked their training programs for leaders and front-line employees numerous times to keep up with the latest and greatest industry standards. They have PowerPoints, virtual learning, ILT, eLearning, mobile learning, and... View Article


5 Secrets to Guarantee a Stand Out Professional Resume

Resumes are a first impression – words on a page that illustrate what YOU bring to the table. Whether you’re an employee or a freelancer, your resume is one of the most powerful marketing tools at your disposal. Here are some professional resume tips and tricks to help guarantee a stand out resume. #1: Update Your... View Article


Top 10 Tweets and Tips That Will Ease Your #LSCon FOMO

Although we would have loved to make it to the Learning Solutions 2019 Conference and Expo, we are living vicariously through all the posts across social media. From inspiring keynotes to insightful workshop sessions, we have scoured the web (Twitter, specifically) for the best tweets and tips that will ease your #LSCon FOMO. This year’s... View Article


4 Ways to Futureproof Your Learning Career

The evolution of our economy and social construct is now moving at a faster pace than at any other time in history. New industries are emerging every day while others are becoming obsolete. In the past, people could stay with a company for a long period of time, which allowed them to really hone their... View Article


Designing with Visual and Audio Accessibility in Mind: What You Need to Know

A few years back, I was on a team designing a program for employee career development. One of our tasks was to create a profile that showed an employee’s readiness to move to the next level. As we thought about ways to create something useful that would be a quick indicator of an employee’s progress,... View Article


2019 Best Places to Work for the Second Year in a Row

We are so excited to share that after being nominated again by our very own Innovators, we have been named one of the Best Places to Work by the Business Intelligence Group for the second year in a row! We are honored and privileged to accept this award from the best judges — the people... View Article


Meet Jenny: Innovator on Demand® & Project Manager

In case you didn’t know, there are a handful of Innovators who have been with us since ttcInnovations’ inception (almost 20 years ago!) or nearly that long. Jenny is one of those longtime Innovators, and she recently joined our Innovators on Demand™ team to offer her expertise as a project manager. Jenny carries a high... View Article