Published on February 18, 2014
Growing Yourself: Professional Development through Membership Association Spring Forward: Current and Future Trends in HRD Bowie State University March 9, 2013 Deadra Welcome, CPLP CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC Creating Growth Opportunities to Maximize Potential
Today’s Discussion Why? • Join a professional association How? • 5-Step Roadmap to Success Which? firstname.lastname@example.org www.concerninglearningllc.com • HRD-Related Professional Associations CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 2
Benefits of Membership Why? • Staying Current • Networking • Volunteer Opportunities • Professional Development email@example.com www.concerninglearningllc.com Join a Professional Association • Scholarship Opportunities • Career Enhancement • Certification Assistance CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 3
Staying Current Predictions for 2013 “businesses will likely see an accelerating need for training…” Bersin by Deloitte • Rapid business change • Shift toward emerging markets • A boarderless workplace • Specialization • Twenty-first Century models of leadership • Intense talent competition firstname.lastname@example.org www.concerninglearningllc.com CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 4
How Do Professional Associations Help You Stay Current? ACCESS • • • • • • Publications Websites Newsletters Case Studies Job Listings Research email@example.com www.concerninglearningllc.com “one great way to draw on all resources” from GradSchools.com Address Up-todate Issues & Developments in Your field CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 5
Networking Build Professional Relationships “Instantly become part of a large community of workplace learning and performance professionals...” from Metro DC ASTD • • • • • firstname.lastname@example.org www.concerninglearningllc.com Help Support Mentoring Coaching Share Ideas & Best Practices CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 6
Volunteer Opportunities “ISPI members can develop their skills Give Back and share their expertise by presenting at the conference or a workshop, submitting articles for publication, participating in social media, and volunteering at the local, regional, and international levels.” • Practice Skills • Increase Visibility • Cultivate Creativity email@example.com www.concerninglearningllc.com CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 7
Professional Development Competence • • • • • “Join industry leaders for hour-long professional development webcasts several times per month.” from National ASTD Workshops Courses Conferences Special Interest Groups Webcasts & Podcasts firstname.lastname@example.org www.concerninglearningllc.com CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 8
Scholarship Opportunities Support “…associations provide a source for scholarship information, links to publications, and awards for persons achieving excellence in their field.” from HigherEdJobs • Students • New Members email@example.com www.concerninglearningllc.com CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 9
Career Enhancement Jobs “CBODN is creating career resources for members by acting as a partner with employers to advertise employment and consulting opportunities.” • Resume Review Services • Job Searching/Banks • Impress Potential Employers firstname.lastname@example.org www.concerninglearningllc.com CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 10
Certification Assistance Proof “NCDA promotes and supports professional education, preparation, and credentialing…” from NCDA • Study Resources – Groups – Materials • Information Sessions • Mentors • Scholarships email@example.com www.concerninglearningllc.com CPLP CPT CTDP CTT PHR/SPHR CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 11
Continuous Growth to Reach Potential How? 5-Step Roadmap to Success • • • • Where am I now? Where do I want to be? How will I get there? How do I know I’m moving? • How will I keep moving? firstname.lastname@example.org www.concerninglearningllc.com CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 12
HRD-Related Professional Associations Which? email@example.com www.concerninglearningllc.com Positive Results from Growth CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 13
Take the First Step Local Visit the Websites & Join Associations • Metro DC ASTD – www.dcastd.org • SHRM Chapters – www.shrm.org/Communities/SHR MChapters/Pages • ISPI Potomac – www.ispi-dc.org • CBODN – www.cbodn.org firstname.lastname@example.org www.concerninglearningllc.com CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 14
Wrap-Up Remember All living things need nourishment for growth… If you want to be successful & thrive in your profession, then we need to continuously feed our skills and cultivate our talents email@example.com www.concerninglearningllc.com CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC 15
For additional information Deadra Welcome, CPLP CONCERNING LEARNING, LLC firstname.lastname@example.org www.concerninglearningllc.com http://concerninglearning.blogspot.com www.twitter.com/dhwelcome www.linkedin.com/in/deadrawelcome
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