Its that time of year again where my CIPD membership needs renewing and which gives me an opportunity to complete a review of my membership and look at what the CIPD offer members. I'm fascinated to see that a new Professional Standards Framework is being developed and is currently in consultation. Once launched this hopefully will … Continue reading Professional Practice
I was forwarded the LinkedIn Learning Solutions, 2017 Workplace Learning report. After being inspired by recent #LDInsight chats I decided to reflect on this report in a new way. The report highlights the need for L&D professionals to increase skills and knowledge in digital learning solutions so programs and resources are available 24/7. Strategies are suggested … Continue reading 2017 Workplace learning report
My local CIPD branch forwarded their Mentee Handbook after I was unable to attend the webinar, this document outlined: What is mentoring Roles within mentoring Role model mentoring The mentoring life cycle Issues to consider in a mentoring agreement What are the benefits of mentoring A checklist for your first meeting Setting learning objectives Winding … Continue reading Setting SMART objectives
I try to take part in the weekly #ldinsight chat hosted by L&D Connect and takes place 8am every Friday morning. Last week I connected with Simon R.J. Fogg (@srjf) and later in the day received a message from him recommending a book. "A fave book on subject for mentors/ees is As Iron Sharpens … Continue reading #ldinsight recommendation
I am unsure how to approach my first meeting with my mentor and so have been looking at articles describing what makes a good mentee. Ben Casnocha has listed Six Habits of Highly Effective Mentees. I thought this was a very interesting article and the comments are just as thought provoking. “signal that you’re worth … Continue reading What is an effective mentee
CPD a process that is completely unique to you and one that is meant to be rewarding.