How the Skills Gap is Real and Helping Your Team Adapt to Change

by RPS August 29, 2014 Friday 5

Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. Forbes 4 Ways To Help Your Team Adapt To Change by Jeff Boss The rate of change in business today is astronomic—and only increasing in speed. […]

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Work Smarter, Not Harder

by RPS August 26, 2014 Training

The importance of hard work has been carefully taught and rewarded since our school years and ultimately has become ingrained into our collective thinking. But what if everyone – our parents, coaches, teachers and employers – had it only half right? What if the real key to success is not just working harder but smarter? […]

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How to Avoid Team-Hindering Habits and Help Others See Beyond the Obvious

by RPS August 22, 2014 Friday 5

Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. Chief Learning Officer It’s All in Your Mind by Karl McDonnell Staying ahead of new ideas and trends within an industry and adopting new competencies and […]

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Building an Engaged Workforce – One Employee at a Time

by Tracy Cox August 21, 2014 Training

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishment toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” – Andrew Carnegie When Andrew Carnegie wrote these powerful words, they spoke definitively to teamwork and what can be achieved when individuals are […]

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The Difference Between Mentoring & Coaching

by RPS August 15, 2014 Friday 5

Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. ASTD Mentoring Versus Coaching: What’s the Difference? by Annabelle Reitman & Sylvia Ramirez Benatti Sometimes people use the words “mentoring” and “coaching” interchangeably, but they do […]

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Shifting Gears: Transitioning from Soldier to Civilian

by RPS August 12, 2014 Training

Unemployment rates for young veterans are more than double the national average.  And soldiers leaving the service are about to experience that harsh reality firsthand. According to Lt. General Howard B. Bromberg, Army G-1, more than one million soldiers will transition to civilian life over the next decade. As they leave their military careers behind […]

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The Secret to being a Better Leader and Applying Neurology to eLearning

by RPS August 8, 2014 Friday 5

Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. Business Insider A Harvard Business School Professor Explains The Secret To Being A Better Leader by Eric Barker We all know leaders can make a difference. […]

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Top 8 Goals of Corporate Learning in Global Organizations

by RPS August 6, 2014 Global Perspectives

From guest blogger Gary Bragar, HR Outsourcing Research Director at NelsonHall In my last blog we discussed the leading trends and business drivers that have emerged since Learning Business Process Outsourcing (LBPO) got put back on the front burner over the past year. Moving forward on that topic, we’ve identified eight major goals that companies […]

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RPS Honored by TrainingIndustry.com as 2014 Top Workforce Development Company

by RPS August 4, 2014 Training

After recently being named as a TrainingIndustry.com “Top 20 Training Outsourcing Company” for the seventh consecutive year, and also being recognized as a “Top 20 Content Development Company,” Raytheon Professional Services (RPS) has now picked up another accolade. For the third year in a row, since the award category’s inception in 2012, RPS was named […]

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Apprenticeship Assets and Managers as Coaches

by RPS August 1, 2014 Friday 5

Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. The Telegraph Apprenticeships: not a burden, but a business asset by Kevin Davey Right across the board, politicians, policymakers and educationalists all agree that boosting the […]

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