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  • AMERICA Works Act: Simplifying the Hiring Process

    AMERICA Works Act: Simplifying the Hiring Process
    Industry training programs are not standardized across states, essentially allowing room for gaps in skills that could produce a misaligned workforce. U.S. Senator Kay R. Hagan (D-NC) is attempting to address this issue by introducing the AMERICA Works Act, which...…
  • Boston to get green industry job training boost

    Boston to get green industry job training boost

    Nonprofit organization Jobs for the Future (JFF) is looking to expand job training for workers in seven major cities, including Boston, with green sector training, known as The GreenWay Initiative Project, and it’s got $8 million to support the effort...…

  • BlueVolt Offers Online Courses and CEUs for Electricians

    BlueVolt Offers Online Courses and CEUs for Electricians

    BlueVolt (www.BlueVolt.com), the leading provider of online learning management systems (LMS) for the electrical and other service industries, now offers an online course on significant changes to the 2011 National Electric Code (NEC).   BlueVolt’s 2011 Significant Changes to the NEC...…

  • CAE and InterGlobe to launch new pilot and maintenance technician training centre in India’s National Capital Region, Delhi

    Training Industry Content Item

    Paris, France June 22, 2011 – CAE (NYSE: CAE; TSX: CAE), on behalf of CAE Flight Training (India) Pvt Ltd., and InterGlobe Enterprises Limited of India today announced at the Paris Air Show that they are forming a joint venture training...…

  • PTDI Revises Training Standards

    Training Industry Content Item

    The Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI) has revised its standards for entry-level drivers and driver training courses. Revisions include ease of use, updated terminology, more flexible standards, and inclusion of advancements in technology. The changes were the result of a four-year effort by...…

  • New Training Certification Program Examines the Most Common IPC-A-610 Inspection Errors

    Training Industry Content Item

    June 16, 2011 - MONTREAL, CANADA. -- ELECTRONICS.CA PUBLICATIONS, the electronics industry market research and knowledge network, announces the availability of a new DVD-based Training Certification program entitled "IPC-A-610E Common Inspection Errors". IPC-A-610E Common Inspection Errors (DVD-71C) has been developed to clarify...…

  • The Challenge to Surprise and Delight: 5 Keys to Effective Customer Service Training

    The Challenge to Surprise and Delight: 5 Keys to Effective Customer Service Training
    A compelling business lesson from today’s economy, especially given the recent downturn, is that excellent customer service can make or break a company’s bottom line. And when we say “excellent customer service” we mean the ability to both surprise and...…

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Three Must-learn Lessons for Training Teams

Paris Law

April 21 - One thing I have noticed is that public relations and marketing professionals are constantly absorbing and responding to new information...Read Post

Are Millennials and Technology the New PB&J?

Michelle Eggleston

April 15 - Peanut butter and jelly are notorious counterparts that complement each other beautifully when layered between two slices of bread. Can...Read Post