October 05, 2010
On September 30th, through a torrential downpour in our nation's
capital, members of ASTD went up to Capitol Hill to advocate for
effective training and development legislation. A group of chapter
leaders and members of the Public Policy Council met with 18
members of C...
September 17, 2010
On Labor Day this year, the Department of Labor (DOL) launched the
"My Skills, My Future" website (www.myskillsmyfuture.org)
through one of their current websites, Career One Stop (www.careeronestop.org). The
new website is designed to help users assess current skills f...
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 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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