Association for Talent Development

Bestselling Author Mel Robbins to Keynote ATD 2021 International Conference

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 4:40pm

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Keynote speaker Mel Robbins, the international bestselling author of The 5 Second Rule and four #1 audiobooks on Audible, will close out ATD 2021 Conference & EXPO in Salt Lake City, Utah, on September 1.

Key Points: 
  • ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Keynote speaker Mel Robbins, the international bestselling author of The 5 Second Rule and four #1 audiobooks on Audible, will close out ATD 2021 Conference & EXPO in Salt Lake City, Utah, on September 1.
  • She is known for her authentic, no-nonsense approach and ability to connect with and create meaningful change in people's lives.
  • ATD 2021 International Conference & EXPO is offering multiple ways for the talent development community to participate in the conference.
  • ATD supports talent development professionals who gather locally in volunteer-led US chapters and international member networks, and with international strategic partners.

ATD 2021 International Conference Offers 3 Ways to Participate

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 6:30pm

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The ATD 2021 International Conference & Exposition has moved its location from Los Angeles, California, to Salt Lake City, Utah.

Key Points: 
  • ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The ATD 2021 International Conference & Exposition has moved its location from Los Angeles, California, to Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • ATD is redesigning the conference experience to give the global talent development community multiple ways to participate in ATD 2021.
  • This conference experience will be organized by ATD chapters, international partners, and others, and it will feature a live stream of select conference programming.
  • ATD supports talent development professionals who gather locally in volunteer-led US chapters and international member networks, and with international strategic partners.

Choice Hotels Named Association For Talent Development BEST Award Winner For Second Consecutive Year

Monday, February 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest lodging franchisors, has been named a 2021 BEST Award winner by the Association for Talent Development (ATD) for a second year in a row.

Key Points: 
  • ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest lodging franchisors, has been named a 2021 BEST Award winner by the Association for Talent Development (ATD) for a second year in a row.
  • ATD is the talent development industry's leading international association, and to receive the organization's prestigious BEST Award, companies must demonstrate outstanding talent development practices that enable organizational success.
  • "Our dedication to associate development enables us to attract new talent, retain top talent, and promote key contributors.
  • To be eligible for a 2021 BEST Award, organizations submitted extensive quantitative and qualitative information to ATD about their talent development practices and programs.

Jim Caprara Chairs the Association for Talent Development's 2021 Board of Directors

Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 7:00pm

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Jim Caprara, managing director of Newport Consulting Group, is leading the Association for Talent Development's 2021 Board of Directors.

Key Points: 
  • ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Jim Caprara, managing director of Newport Consulting Group, is leading the Association for Talent Development's 2021 Board of Directors.
  • At McGraw-Hill, Mr. Caprara supported the game-changing launch of a revolutionary authoring platform, bringing the power of adaptive learning into the self-managed hands of learning organizations everywhere.
  • They join Christi Karandikar of Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, Andre Martin of Google, and Scott Millward, who are continuing on the board of directors this year.
  • ATD supports talent development professionals who gather locally in volunteer-led US chapters and international member networks, and with international strategic partners.

ATD Research: Use of Simulations, Scenario-Based Learning Is Rising

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 5:00pm

Just five years ago, 48 percent of organizations used technology-based simulations in talent development programs, 75 percent used nontechnology-based simulations, and 88 percent used scenario-based learning.

Key Points: 
  • Just five years ago, 48 percent of organizations used technology-based simulations in talent development programs, 75 percent used nontechnology-based simulations, and 88 percent used scenario-based learning.
  • In 2015, the median organization did not use technology-based simulations in its TD programs.
  • It incorporated nontechnology-based simulations and scenario-based learning in between 1 and 20 percent of its TD programs.
  • ATD supports talent development professionals who gather locally in volunteer-led US chapters and international member networks, and with international strategic partners.

Teachers Exiting K-12 Education Find Career Opportunities in Talent Development

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 4:00pm

Where can teachers turn for career alternativesand ones that will allow them to still utilize their education skills and expertise?

Key Points: 
  • Where can teachers turn for career alternativesand ones that will allow them to still utilize their education skills and expertise?
  • Teachers to Trainers: Apply Your Passion and Skills to a New Career, edited by ATD senior content manager Lisa Spinelli (ATD Press, October 2020), provides a view of a different education systemone that focuses on adult learners and the corporate world of talent development (TD)and introduces teachers to TD career opportunities that offer career growth and development.
  • For teachers transitioning into talent development positions, there was little to no guidance on what a new career would look like.
  • In this regard, talent development offers wonderful career opportunities that need and welcome teachers' skills and passion for instructing.

Mimeo Sponsors ATD SELL 2020 Conference

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 1:34pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Mimeo, the global provider of online managed print and content distribution, announced today that it is sponsoring the upcoming Association for Talent Development's Sales Enablement Leadership and Learning (ATD SELL) 2020 Virtual Conference.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Mimeo, the global provider of online managed print and content distribution, announced today that it is sponsoring the upcoming Association for Talent Development's Sales Enablement Leadership and Learning (ATD SELL) 2020 Virtual Conference.
  • Conference attendees will have numerous opportunities to learn from, and engage with, leading sales experts, including Michael McNary, VP of Acquisition Sales at Mimeo.
  • And, a blog summary with key points from McNary is published on the Mimeo and ATD websites.
  • To find out how to join Mimeo at ATD SELL, view the blog summary, and book an appointment with the team, visit: https://www.mimeo.com/virtual-event/
    Mimeo is a global online print provider with a mission to give customers back their time.

ATD Virtual Conference Highlights Today's L&D Trends for Tomorrow's Future Workforce

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 6:30pm

ATD Virtual Conference: Unleash Potential , which will take place online October 2630, includes more than 60 hours of educational programming spanning six tracks: instructional design, training delivery and facilitation, measuring impact, technology application, organization development, and the future of work.

Key Points: 
  • ATD Virtual Conference: Unleash Potential , which will take place online October 2630, includes more than 60 hours of educational programming spanning six tracks: instructional design, training delivery and facilitation, measuring impact, technology application, organization development, and the future of work.
  • Timely sessions on building a strong diverse and inclusive workplace culture are designed to help TD and HR leaders plan and prepare for the future workforce and workplace.
  • ATD Virtual Conference: Unleash Potential also includes daily Zoom networking roundtables and events where attendees will be able to discuss each day's educational programming and make new connections.
  • ATD supports talent development professionals who gather locally in volunteer-led US chapters and international member networks and with international strategic partners.

Genpact Receives Association for Talent Development BEST Award

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 1:15pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Genpact (NYSE: G), a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation, today announced that it is a 2020 winner of the Association for Talent Development's (ATD) BEST Award, the talent development industry's most rigorous and coveted honor, acknowledging organizations that demonstrate enterprise-wide success.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Genpact (NYSE: G), a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation, today announced that it is a 2020 winner of the Association for Talent Development's (ATD) BEST Award, the talent development industry's most rigorous and coveted honor, acknowledging organizations that demonstrate enterprise-wide success.
  • Being recognized for this award acknowledges Genpact's innovative talent strategy and the role that learning and development plays to deliver business impact and transform critical operations for clients.
  • "Our talent development function helps Genpact be a valued partner to our clients by embracing reskilling at scale, identifying and building future-ready talent, and reimagining the employee experience through a culture of self-learning."
  • Genpact competed against 185 organizations that submitted quantitative and qualitative information about their talent development practices and programs.

Mimeo Sponsors 2020 ATD Southwest Learning Summit

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 1:48pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Mimeo, the global provider of online managed print and content distribution, announced today that it is providing platinum sponsorship of the 2020 Association for Talent Development Dallas Chapter Southwest Learning Summit (ATD SWLS) for the 3rd year in a row.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Mimeo, the global provider of online managed print and content distribution, announced today that it is providing platinum sponsorship of the 2020 Association for Talent Development Dallas Chapter Southwest Learning Summit (ATD SWLS) for the 3rd year in a row.
  • Every year, Mimeo looks forward to supporting and participating in the ATD SWLS, by far the region's largest learning event, connecting training and development innovators to exchange ideas, network, and finetune their skills.
  • At Mimeo's booth, attendees can learn how Mimeo solutions support blended physical and virtual learning experience, increase engagement, and provide secure digital content distribution.
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