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Learning and development professionals love impacting the lives and careers of those they teach. They’re passionate about providing learning experiences that impact individual and organizational performance. This video features career advice from training leaders to future L&D professionals.
Thanks to all of the learning and development leaders who provided career advice in this video:
In business for 60 years, First Federal Bank of Florida fosters a culture that they believe provides an advantage in the competitive banking market. With 800 employees in 22 community banking branches serving over 70,000 customers, First Federal relies on training to infuse culture and build a better customer experience. As Director of Retail Banking, Stephanie McClendon sees the value training brings to retail sales performance.
General Mills is a global manufacturer and marketer of a variety of well-known food brands, including Cheerios, Pillsbury, Betty Crocker and Yoplait. As the Senior Manager, Learning Development within the company’s supply chain organization, Sharron Northern leads change and training initiatives that increase work process efficiency worldwide. In her role, she partners with functional learning leaders in Sourcing, Logistics, Engineering and Manufacturing to create centralized access for employees' skills development.
Through its publications, events and professional development opportunities, Training Industry is a leading source for the insights and resources needed to effectively manage the business of learning. As president and editor in chief, Ken Taylor has a constant connection with the industry’s leaders while sifting through the latest thinking from a variety of perspectives.
Recently, I began asking the learning and development leaders I interview for our video blog why they love being in learning and development. The video below is a compilation of some of the responses.
Special Thanks to the Following Learning Leaders for Sharing Their Insights:
Grayce Langheine, Turkey Hill Dairies
Mary Farrell, The Hershey Company
A Great Opportunity for L&D Professionals
Created in 1974, the Municipal Police Officers’ Education & Training Commission (MPOETC) establishes certification and training standards for municipal police officers in Pennsylvania. As Police Training Education Specialist, Leah Napoli collaborates with subject matter experts in the law enforcement community to develop, conduct and evaluate consistent training for over 25,000 officers employed in more than 1,100 municipalities.
APL Maritime operates a fleet of US flagged ocean cargo carriers that go all over the world. Each ship is operated by crew members who are essential to successfully moving massive amounts of cargo across the world’s oceans. Beyond knowing how to perform their job, each crew member needs ongoing training to ensure regulatory compliance, safety and security. An experienced mariner, Kate McKenna has taken on training and development responsibilities in her role as the company’s operations manager.
The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) works to end sexual violence and advocates for the rights of sexual assault victims through a network of rape crisis programs. Beyond Pennsylvania, PCAR operates the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), which disseminates resources regarding all aspects of sexual violence prevention. As Prevention and Resource Coordinator, Jackie Strohm oversees training and technical assistance efforts related to designing, implementing, and evaluating sexual violence prevention strategies and educational efforts.
Since its founding by Milton Hershey over a century ago, The Hershey Company has held true to the principle that to do well is to do good. The company’s spirit of creating human connections remains a driving force that inspires Hershey’s 18,000 employees today. As Director of Learning and Development, Mary Farrell combines her experience in performance consulting and innovative learning design to develop and deliver programs that achieve measurable results for the business.
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