Automotive Training for the Information Age

by RPS March 31, 2015 Automotive
Global Perspectives

Learnings from ENG’s Automotive Retail and Distribution 2015 Raytheon Professional Services (RPS) recently sponsored and attended ENG’s Automotive Retail and Distribution event in Amsterdam, which explored emerging technologies and the associated trends impacting the automotive retail marketplace. The event was a great opportunity to speak with industry executives and thought leaders about some of the […]

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Give Your Training Program a Boost

by RPS March 27, 2015 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. Harvard Business Review When Learning at Work Becomes Overwhelming by David DeLong Many skilled jobs require a considerable amount of learning while doing, but learning requirements […]

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Upskilling for the 21st Century

by Dave Letts March 26, 2015 Apprenticeship

At Raytheon Professional Services (RPS) we regularly see the significant impact vocational training has on building a more relevant and ready workforce. We even wrote a while back about how apprenticeships– one of the most effective forms of vocational training– can reduce unemployment. The same is true of upskilling, which is the practice of teaching […]

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Spring Clean Your Training Programs

by RPS March 20, 2015 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. Training Industry Learning Trends Provide Better Business Results in 2015 by Ron Zamir As learning and development people, we are always looking to stay on top […]

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Revving Up Automotive Apprenticeships with an External Training Partner

by RPS March 17, 2015 Apprenticeship

Automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), dealers, sales and service professionals and mechanics are all a part of an incredibly competitive value chain. Automotive brands need to ensure the utmost quality in manufacturing, sales and service to ensure an exceptional customer experience. This level of dedication to excellence requires well planned, well executed training for technicians […]

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Why to Consider Hiring Apprentices

by RPS March 13, 2015 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. TrainingZone Five top tips for SMEs hiring apprentices by Michael Taite As the eighth National Apprenticeship Week takes place, Michael Taite gives his top tips for […]

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Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week

by RPS March 11, 2015 Observations from the Road

On the job training, specifically apprenticeships, is growing in popularity, especially in the UK. Apprenticeships are a great way for organisations to invest in their employees and the company’s long-term development. They allow new employees to learn company best practices and culture from the start and prevent the need to invest resources in ‘reprogramming’ people […]

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High Consequence Training: What It Is and Who Needs It

by RPS March 9, 2015 Training

Imagine this: A category four hurricane is forming in the Atlantic and is projected to make landfall in the Carolinas, causing damage all the way up the coast to Maine. Meteorologists predict wind gusts up to 150 mph, which will lead to power outages in coastal communities from D.C. to Cape Cod. While the eastern […]

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The Science of Learning

by RPS March 6, 2015 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 Economist Britain needs better apprenticeships, not more of them by Staff Writer RICHARD KELSALL, a quietly spoken 20-year-old, has always liked working with his hands. […]

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Apprenticeships and Leadership Development

by RPS February 27, 2015 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. Training Journal New apprenticeship resources launched for staff in the education and training sector A suite of innovative professional development resources for colleges, training providers […]

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