Preparing the Offense and Defense

Every football play is a series of calculated moves to either advance the ball down the field toward the end zone or prevent the other team from doing so. The same can be said about training for high consequence environments. For instance, organizations provide sales training as an offensive tool – to prepare their teams...

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High Consequences – On and Off the Football Field

The lead up to Super Bowl XLIX was full of drama and the actual game also had its fair share, culminating in a down to the wire win for the New England Patriots. With the largest audience in US television history tuned in to see one of the most evenly matched Super Bowls in recent...

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Setting the Stage For Apprenticeships and Training

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 Apprenticeship vacancies up by almost a third by Staff Writer Data released this week has revealed a 28 per cent increase in apprenticeship vacancies...

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High-Stakes Games: Corporate Learning and Football

This Sunday, February 1, 2015 is Super Bowl XLIX, arguably the most popular professional sports championship of the year. The New England Patriots will battle the Seattle Seahawks for the winner-take-all title. With two closely matched teams facing off, let’s take a look at what both sides will need to do in order to take...

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Understanding the Need for Additional Training in the Oil & Gas Industry

An organization’s training strategy, curriculum and processes impact how well that company meets industry regulations and compliance requirements. This is particularly evident in the oil and gas industry, as evidenced by a recent study of 304 oil and gas professionals, conducted by Douglas-Westwood with Raytheon Professional Services (RPS). Respondents ranged from drilling engineers to procurement...

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