10 years on Linked In!

Today I celebrate 10 years of networking on LinkedIn. Thanks to my network for making this a valuable and rewarding experience. — Kristina Schneider (@technogenii) January 7, 2014

Discover LinkedIn and Discover the Power of your Network

MindTools has written what I consider to be the best summary and short user guide to LinkedIn. Not only does it provides a practical definition of LinkedIn, but also defines useful terms and outlines strategic individual and organizational uses. It also includes an extremely important write up on LinkedIn Netiquette. My personal experience with LinkedIn… Continue reading Discover LinkedIn and Discover the Power of your Network

5 Ways to Use Social Media for Professional Development

It is interesting to see Byrony Taylor’s take on how to use social media for professional development. I personally don’t listen to podcasts (number 3) but I do all the others most definitely. I would add that I also use Amplify, Twitter and LinkedIn as professional development tools. Be part of an online community Attend… Continue reading 5 Ways to Use Social Media for Professional Development

Joining the Brandon Hall Workplace Learning Today Blogger Team

Brandon Hall Research has invited me to join their group of bloggers. Workplace Learning Today is a group effort by senior Brandon Hall Research analysts Janet Clarey, Richard Nantel, Tom Werner, Gary Woodill, and now yours truly, to provide readers with a daily summary of news, events, commentary, and research on all aspects of workplace… Continue reading Joining the Brandon Hall Workplace Learning Today Blogger Team

Moving from Individual Talent to Networks and Social Capital

I couldn’t agree more with this the idea that The War for Talent is Dying. I have been building my network off and online and maintaining it online via LinkedIn.com for years now. It has been key in my success. The War for Talent is Dying: Re-Thinking Individual Talent from a Network-Aware Perspective The “War… Continue reading Moving from Individual Talent to Networks and Social Capital

A Qualitative Study of Five Authors of Five Blogs on Training and Development

A qualitative study of five authors of five blogs on training and development is my thesis which was defended on August 26 2008 and submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Masters of Arts (Educational Technology), Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Abstract This study analyzed what it means to be a… Continue reading A Qualitative Study of Five Authors of Five Blogs on Training and Development

Defining the Consultant 2.0

A recent post entitled Dream to Reality: How I Quit My Day Job by Tina Su made me reflect on the evolution of my career vocation as well as life after the graduation—my thesis defence is tomorrow at noon. I have no plans to quite my day job any time soon. But I do want… Continue reading Defining the Consultant 2.0

Building the Argument for Changes in Enterprise Learning

Today Jay Cross posted his elevator speech on what he does in his post Enterprise learning: Most of the businesses and governments live in the last century. They cling to industrial-age beliefs that the world is predictable, management has the answers, and workers are under their control. In the real world, no one has the… Continue reading Building the Argument for Changes in Enterprise Learning