TrainingFolks Blog

How to Maximize Your Interview

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Oct 26, 2018 10:02:24 AM

HOW TO MAXIMIZE YOUR INTERVIEW

TIPS FOR CONTRACT TRAINER SUCCESS

Interview Series Part 2 

The interview starts as soon as you walk into the building, and those first few minutes can have a major impact on how the rest of your interview goes. You never know who you’ll bump into in the restroom or while you’re grabbing a cup of coffee in the waiting area. Your interviewer could be in the same room as you and you may not even realize it. It is so important that you remain friendly, polite, and professional to each person you may encounter.

Read More

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

How to Answer, "Tell Me About Your Employment Gap"

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Sep 21, 2018 9:44:17 AM

TIPS FOR CONTRACT TRAINER SUCCESS

Interview Series Part 1

Many people worry that a career gap is a career death sentence.  Sure, it may not be the ideal situation to be in when you’re getting asked about it at your interview- but there are ways to answer the question without bombing the interview.  Rest assured that it is still possible to get hired after a gap in employment, even one that was several years long!

Read More

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

How to Answer, "Why Do You Want to Work Here?"

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Aug 24, 2018 11:02:43 AM

CONTRACT TRAINING PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS

Interview Series Part I

You’ve just finished telling the hiring manager a little bit about yourself as a professional. Then they ask the question you’ve been waiting for- “So why do you want to work here?” You may think that this is such an obvious question to answer. You need a job, and they have an open position that needs to be filled. It’s as simple as that, right? Well, not exactly.

Read More

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

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?

Read More

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.

Read More

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

Upcoming Training Industry Events You Don't Want to Miss

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Aug 1, 2018 10:04:00 AM

CONTRACT TRAINING PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS 

Bummed that you missed out on the conferences that took place earlier in the year? Don’t fret. It’s not too late to still attend an L&D Conference before 2018 is over.

Read More

Topics: contract training consultant

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.”

Read More

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.

Read More

Topics: contract trainer success, contract training consultant

6 Ways to Keep Training Participants Motivated

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Jun 19, 2018 11:13:00 AM


TRAINING CONSULTANT TIPS

Whenever there is an organizational change or a new roll out of products, services or technology training is essential for employees. As a trainer, you may have noticed that although employees may be required to attend training sessions, they may not always be the biggest fans of them.

Read More

Topics: contract training consultant, corporate training programs

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.

Read More

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