August 31, 2010
Earlier in August, HHS announced grant awards to support health
care workforce training. The grants will target three types of
programs: nursing workforce development programs; interdisciplinary
geriatric education and training programs; and Centers of
August 23, 2010
Earlier this summer, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced an
online toolkit to help local workforce boards and agencies
implement the On the Job Training (OJT) programming through the
Workforce Investment Act and National Emergency Grants (NEG). The toolkit, located ...
August 21, 2010
Having mused over The Public Manager's
fall 2010 forum (presently in layout) on lessons learned from
Katrina and the more recent BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico -
it's hard not to get sick over government's failure to see in
advance that something was terribly wrong,...
August 06, 2010
Public managers within a single organization commonly define
fundamental terms differently. Since public managers come from
diverse backgrounds and have different experiences, it's not
unexpected that they interpret the world around them differently.
Are these differenc...
August 03, 2010
ASTD President and CEO Tony Bingham has issued this open letter: The topic of training and its efficacy have been featured in three
national newspapers this summer. USA Today opened the
conversation with a June 11 article titled, "Laid
off workers retrain but end up in ...
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