How to Get Your Remote Team to Collaborate Effectively

Virtual teams are becoming far more commonplace in the workforce these days. If you are new to this flexible, virtual environment, there are a few rules of thumb we recommend to ensure success! 1. Communicate! At ttcInnovations, our best practice is to respond within four business hours, whether by email, voicemail, or other communication. If... View Article

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5 Tips to Cultivate a Culture of Intrapreneurism

I recently read a press release about Peter Fukunaga being awarded Corporate Intrapreneur of the Year by the Hawaii Venture Capital Association.  The Corporate Intrapreneur of the Year creatively challenges traditions and assertively makes changes in their company culture to ensure fellow employees in their environment and their field are engaged and provides the platform... View Article


How to Keep Your Resume Fresh

Your resume is your first impression. It’s a reflection of your skills, experience, and even style, so it’s important to keep it fresh and top of mind for any future employers or opportunities within your current organization! In her article, 5 Secrets to Guarantee a Stand Out Professional Resume, our Human Resources Specialist, Nicole, states... View Article


4 Benefits of a Mentorship Program

Mentoring and feedback are a win-win for both organizations as well as consultants and employees alike. Mentorship programs can set you up for success, organically illuminate company culture and stimulate an engaged organization. I will outline a few of the benefits of mentorship, the power of feedback and will also provide a glimpse into ttcInnovations’ approach.... View Article


To the Aspiring Contractor, Expert Freelancing Tips from Our Team

So, you are thinking of freelancing – the allure of being your own boss, choosing the projects you want to take, and having the flexibility to work from home is quite attractive. However, it’s not for everyone. Make sure you take an honest inventory of the way you naturally function. Do you like change? Are... View Article


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


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


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


What Our CEO, Debbie Wooldridge Is Loving This Month (+ Why You Will Too!)

Ah, February…the month of love, the Super Bowl (still a bit heartbroken over my beloved Chiefs!), and the mid-point of Q1 where you’re either feeling: Like you’re finally getting into the groove of the new year Like you’re still playing catch up from last year Let’s hope it’s the former! However you’re feeling about the... View Article