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Jun
16

Preparing for the Future Workforce

TrainingPros recently offered the webinar “College Students Today Are Your Learners Tomorrow. Are You Ready For Their Expectations?” presented by Diane Gayeski Ph.D., Dean at Ithaca College. Here’s a short summary of the presentation.

The overall profile and needs of college students today are changing. The physical and emotional pressure on learners are tremendous compared to just a few years ago. In many institutions, more students are requesting flexibility with special accommodations such as frequent breaks, trigger warnings, non-mandatory public presentations, extra time during testing, and others.

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Jun
15

Watch Out!

At TrainingPros, we believe our success is credited to a combination of our great clients, our skilled consultants, and our dedicated Relationship Managers. We recently announced that TrainingIndustry.com has named us to the Training Outsourcing Watch List as part of their annual Training Industry Top 20TM effort.

What does this mean, and why is it so important to us? TrainingIndustry.com states that training outsourcing suppliers manage not only courses or course content, but the training process, services, and/or administrative activities. In addition, the criteria for selection included:

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Jun
11

Training Industry’s Outsourcing Watch List

TrainingPros has been recognized on the 2020 Training Industry Top 20™ Training Outsourcing Watch List. This was recently announced by Training Industry, the leading research and information resource for corporate learning leaders.

“We’re overjoyed to be selected for this year’s watch list of unique companies in the training outsourcing sector of the learning and development (L&D) market,” said Leigh Anne Lankford, president of TrainingPros. “As specialists in the L&D space for 23 years, we’re looking forward to our continued success in providing learning leaders with the right consultants so they can start their projects with confidence.”

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May
15

TrainingPros Welcomes Lori Fancher

TrainingPros, a nationwide learning and development (L&D) staffing agency that provides contract consultants for projects in large companies, welcomes Lori Fancher, PhD, as a relationship manager. She will join the metropolitan Atlanta area team and be responsible for supporting existing clients as well as contributing to the company’s overall growth strategy.

In her new role as relationship manager, Fancher will guide talent development consultants, leaders and executives in the selection and placement of expert contract-based staff to realize strategic business results. Her background working with operations and human resources leaders in various industries, including health care, insurance, and transportation, is a good fit for the types of companies she will be advising in the region. Having been a contractor for TrainingPros at one point, as well as a recent client, Lori is well acquainted with the firm.

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May
08

Mindfulness During Challenging Times

During these uncertain times of Covid-19, many of us find ourselves feeling unmoored, unable to plan and predict, stripped from our trusted ways of interacting and getting the job done. A colleague of mine used the term unsettled recently to describe how she was feeling, and then backtracked, “I don’t think unsettled even begins to address the range of emotions we’re experiencing. We’re in new territory here.”

As we all look for ways to mitigate what may feel like the constant low-level hum of our stress response, mindfulness can be a powerful tool to help us navigate this new territory, a buffer, and a guide during these times of upending change.

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TrainingPros, founded in 1997, works closely with learning departments of large organizations to identify, attract, and support leading contract specialists for focused training and development engagements.