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How to Answer "What's Your Greatest Weakness?"

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Aug 17, 2018 4:43:03 PM

CONTRACT TRAINING PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS

Interview Series Part I

Many people roll their eyes when they get asked this question (hopefully in their heads and not actually in front of the interviewer). Why do interviewers continue to ask this question?

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Topics: contract training consultant, contract trainer success, interview questions

How to Answer "Tell Me About Yourself"

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Aug 8, 2018 3:44:00 PM

TIPS FOR CONTRACT TRAINER SUCCESS

Interview Series Part 1

Most of the time, employers like to start the interview off with this mystifying question. For what seems like it may be a very simple question to answer, this question can make your palms sweat if you aren’t prepared.

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Topics: contract training consultant, contract trainer success, interview questions

A Trainer's Guide to Self Reflection

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Jul 24, 2018 2:35:17 PM

CONTRACT TRAINER SUCCESS TIPS

It’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day activities involved with training, leaving yourself no time at all for self-reflection. However, self-reflection is an important part of growing as a trainer. According to the Cambridge Dictionary, self-reflection is “the activity of thinking about your own feelings and behavior, and the reasons that may lie behind them.”

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Topics: contract training consultant, contract trainer success

5 Ways to Boost Training Consultant Productivity

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Jul 6, 2018 10:10:00 AM

 

CONTRACT TRAINING CONSULTANT TIPS

As a consultant, you may find yourself juggling many different clients and projects at one time. If you don’t stay organized and aren’t the best with time management, you may end up becoming overwhelmed. Or maybe you’re trying to figure out how you can get more work done in less time than it normally takes you. Here are some tips that will help boost your productivity as a consultant.

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Topics: contract training consultant, contract trainer success

Thinking About Becoming a Contract Trainer?

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on May 15, 2018 10:37:52 AM

TIPS FROM YOUR CONTRACT TRAINING SPECIALISTS


If you’ve been working in a permanent, full-time learning and development job, going contract can be a huge change. Before you make the leap to a contract training professional role, here are five key things you should know.

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Topics: contract trainer, contract training, contract training consultant, contract trainer success

4 Reasons Training Professionals Keep Connected

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on May 1, 2018 5:30:00 PM

TIPS FROM YOUR TRAINING COMPANY

It’s not possible to build a relationship with every recruiter you come across but picking and choosing a handful of recruiters to stay in touch with will prove beneficial to you in the long run. As a Learning and Development consultant, TrainingFolks’ recruiters cater to your niche, which makes it very important that you stay in touch with them and maintain that relationship, even if it is just through a couple of emails throughout the year.

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Topics: learning consultants, contract training, contract trainer success

5 Traits of a Successful Contract Trainer

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Apr 24, 2018 5:20:00 PM

More and more people are beginning to join the contracting world due to the flexibility and scheduling that it offers. With so much competition, how can you stand out? Below are 5 traits that you should take into consideration for contract trainer success.

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Topics: contract training, contract elearning developer, contract training consultant, contract trainer success

Contract Trainer Networking Skills-5 Ways to Build Contacts

Posted by Nisha Amin on Apr 19, 2018 5:30:00 PM

TIPS FROM YOUR CORPORATE TRAINING COMPANY

Networking events can be stressful, challenging and if not done right, ineffective. However, in the business world, it’s hard to run a successful business without networking. Finding opportunities as Contract Training Professionals means making the right contacts.  Here are 5 tips that you can apply to help market yourself better.

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Topics: contract trainer, corporate training tips, contract trainer success

3 TIPS FOR CONTRACT TRAINER PROFILE SUCCESS

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Apr 16, 2018 4:51:00 PM

TIPS FROM YOUR CORPORATE TRAINING COMPANY

LinkedIn is a tool that is mutually beneficial for both candidates as well as recruiters. It allows candidates to showcase their skills and enables recruiters to find the best fit talent for projects.

Here are several tips to help you enhance your LinkedIn profile so that recruiters can not only find you but make them want to contact you for their next opportunity!

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Topics: contract trainers, contract trainer, all star profile, contract trainer success