Employee Learning Week

ATD’s Employee Learning Week (ELW) is an opportunity for companies to demonstrate their commitment to talent development. During the week, remind employees about the learning and talent development opportunities they can access. For more information and links to ELW materials, visit 2022 ELW Fact Sheet.

Local Opportunities

Check out these learning opportunities and resources to help you focus on your growth during Employee Learning Week and beyond.

Captivate and Educate Your Team - In-person sessions hosted by Optimae Life Services

  • Monday, December 5 - at the Food Bank of Iowa in Des Moines - 2220 E. 17th St, Des Moines 50316
  • Tuesday, December 6 - at 1121 Shirken Dr., Iowa City 52246 (will be held in the building behind the Optimae office)

Captivate and Educate is for anyone who would like to be more efficient and effective at providing information to their team.  We will go over facilitating training, ice breakers, fun team activities and more.

This session is for:

  • Supervisors who hold team meetings
  • Leaders who provide education to their teams
  • New trainers
  • Human resource professionals

Click here for more details.

Cost is $30/person; lunch is included.  Seating is limited.

Coaching: The Skill that Changes EVERYTHING - Slingshot25's free quarterly webinar

  • Tuesday, December 6 - 12:00 - 1:00 PM via Zoom
Learn more and register at https://slingshot25.com/events-page/

Train to Retain - Designing Training to Keep Talent in the Great Resignation - Webinar from the LEAdeRNship Institute, LLC

Thursday, December 8 - 2:00 - 2:40 p.m.

In the midst of "The Great Resignation", employees and HR professionals need to do all they can to keep talent. The reasons that employees stay at employers may be suprising.  According to LinkedIn's 2019 Workforce Learning Report, 94% of employees say they would stay at a company longer if it simply invested in helping them learn.  This session will cover how to design training to meet employees' needs.  It will cover how to make training engaging for the participants and effective for the company.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn training strategies to keep participants engaged
  • Learn about different training modalities to fit participants' needs
  • Learn to structure training to create a culture of learning and growth

This is a free webinar; email mailto:leadernshipinstitute@gmail.com to sign up.  The link will be sent to attendees the week of December 5.

Build a Better To-Do List from Nicole Soer

Update your to-do list and download your free guide at https://www.nicolesoer.com/hawkeyeatd.

Get more from Nicole: Watch for a blog post in December about setting goals (or not setting goals and what to do instead).  Note:  If you downloaded the Build a Better To-Do List guide, you should get notified when this post is ready.

Podcasts from Zach Coaching from Jennifer Zach

Check out several podcasts at https://jennifer-zach.com/podcast/.

People and Profit are not Mutually Exclusive from Janey Stahl

Check out this informational article, which includes a link to a free assessment - https://www.peopleandprofitsystem.com/resources/peopleandprofitnotmutuallyexclusive.

Landfill Harmonic - with discussion points from Ding's Wings Development Solutions

The story of how a community in Paraguay turned trash into musical instruments and created the Landfill Harmonic can serve as an opening to discussions about motivation, community, and the value we place on things and people.  Click here to watch the story and utilize the discussion prompts during Employee Learning Week - or anytime throughout the year.

Free Five-Day Challenge:  5 Quick Brain Hacks for Success from Melanie Hoffner

Available December 5-9, 2022.  Watch the short Facebook Lives daily at 9:30 AM CT when Melanie will explain the "Brain Hack of the Day."  You can watch then anytime later.

Quick Brain Hacks include:

  • Brain Warm-ups
  • The Power of the Pink Elephant 
  • Avert "Red Alert" 
  • Shift Your Self-Tal kfrom Critic to Coach 
  • Worry Smarter 

Join the Challenge Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/449310617389467.  Join any time during Employee Learning Week!

Click 5 Quick Brain Hacks - ATD Employee Learning Week 2022.pdf for details.

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