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Submit your IACET webinar proposal today — Deadline is Nov 9
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IACET would like to invite you to submit a presentation proposal for our monthly Connection webinars. IACET's Connection webinars are available free of charge to Authorized Providers and individual members, and covers topics ranging from learning outcomes to best practices in continuing education and training. More



TrainingIndustry.com releases 2012 Top Workforce Development Companies
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As part of our commitment to the industry and as a service to our community members, TrainingIndustry.com is pleased to announce our Top Workforce Development Providers list. TrainingIndustry.com continuously reviews companies and community colleges that provide customized corporate training services and conducts an annual assessment to determine suppliers' experience and capabilities. More

Blended Learning on Steroids
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Access the hour-long webinar recording to learn best practices for designing blended learning programs. The recording is available here. As an additional resource, download a Guide to Designing Effective Blended Learning Programs.

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Mobile learning roadmap
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There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all approach to mobile learning. There are too many variables and the costs for missteps are too high. For this reason, we don't focus on whether you're "ready" or "not ready," but rather on your current state and objectives. Our goal is to help define low-risk, high reward opportunities for mobile learning for your organization or department. More

Companies announce effort to fill high-tech manufacturing jobs with veterans
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Some of the nation's leading manufacturing companies announced a new program to help veterans gain the skills necessary to fill some of the estimated 600,000 high-tech, manufacturing jobs that remain open because employers can’t find qualified applicants. The manufacturers say the program will be initially offered in 10 cities. The companies will work with local community and technology colleges to offer training and to put veterans on a fast track to obtaining certification in such areas as electronics, welding and machining. More

Variability in patient care is health care's hottest topic
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transformation of the health care delivery system is about to occur thanks to reform legislation and continued market pressures. Topic A of the discussion is the perennial challenge to ensure consistent, quality patient care. How are you joining this important conversation? More

The role of continuing education for massage therapists
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A couple of states and the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards are questioning the need for continuing education for massage therapists. The repercussions of removing CE will affect the massage therapy profession and ultimately the quality of care for clients in those states who implement the policy. Professionals interested in the advancement of the profession should be paying close attention to this debate. More

On-the-job-training workforce
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The Gulf Coast Workforce Board is looking for employers for an on-the-job training program that will reimburse them for hiring workers. Funded by a federal grant, the program is designed to help unemployed job seekers gain skills in a new field while working and the grant will help offset the costs of training new employees for local businesses. "This is an on-the-job training program that benefits both jobs seekers and employers," said Maria Goodwin, director of Gulf Coast Workforce services and communications. More

Shortage of welders sparks interest in training
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The acrid smell of liquefied metal hangs heavy in the air as superheated sparks shower behind the blue plastic curtains that shield passersby. Inside the welding booth, one hand inside a dirty yellow glove takes hold of two strips of steel while the other wraps around the base of a gun that will employ what seems more like magic than science to bond the strips together. The joint complete, a gloved hand lifts a dark mask, revealing a face on which is written the desire to create with patience and precision. More

Personal care aide training essential to quality care
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"Jobs, Jobs, Jobs" is the mantra of the moment. News reports and campaign slogans obscure the fact that there is job growth in America. That's because occupations that are growing won't lift workers into the middle class. As the National Employment Law Project recently reported, six out of ten (58 percent) new jobs created since the Great Recession are low wage. America's fastest-growing job is the Personal Care Aide. Our nation employs at least 1.6 million PCAs, who provide personal care and other support services to elders and people with chronic illnesses and disabilities. These jobs are expected to increase by 70 percent between 2010 and 2020, surpassing 2 million by the end of the decade. More

Continuing education can give employees an edge in the workplace
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A volatile economy and tough job market have revived American workers' interest in continuing education. Now more than ever, adults are returning to educational environments to advance their skills, training and knowledge. "Continuing education generally refers to any type of post-secondary education for the purpose of keeping current with changes in a particular field of study or for preparation to obtain a certification," says Dr. Marianne Greenfield, a program chair at Argosy University, Atlanta. More
   



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