Training Program Reinforcement Part 2

In my last post I spoke about the power of reinforcement in the world of education. My point to making the connection between academia and corporate learning is that reinforcement is no less important in academia than it is in a corporate learning environment. But...

Training Program Reinforcement Part 1

It’s hard to believe, but 3 weeks ago I started my employment with Ronald A. Williams. Last week was quite exciting as I got to meet a number of our customers for the first time at a CTE conference. For those outside the education world, CTE stands for Career &...

Great offers for the Unemployed

Regardless of how you get your news, the reports over the last week have been especially depressing. 651,000 jobs were shed in February alone, or 15 jobs per minute, bringing the unemployment rate to 8.1%; the highest since 1983. Sadly neither my company, nor my...

Secret to Training Engineers

Good employees are hard to find, and even harder to keep. While this virtue is undeniably true in just about any industry, I find it to be especially true within the engineering industry. Many have heard the timeless question; is the glass half full or half empty?...