Paul Petrone

Posts by Paul Petrone

  • See Harvard University's brilliant workforce development program.

    A Harvard Community Program: A New Approach to Workforce Development — And Why it Worked

    April 2, 2020

    In October of 2019, Joan Clifford had all the traits of the quintessential ambitious young professional: associate’s degree, data coordinator job during the day, pursuing her bachelor’s degree at night. But internally, there was one prevailing emotion she just couldn’t shake — Doubt. “Was I in the right degree program?” Clifford said, listing off the questions...

  • Free resources to help teachers suddenly being  asked to teach online.

    Suddenly Teaching Online? Free Resources to Help Faculty Affected by Coronavirus

    March 17, 2020

    The Coronavirus has put schools across the world in an unprecedented position, compelling many to quickly transition from traditional, in-person education to an online experience. This is a new skill for most, so the degree of change can’t be overstated, yet faculty are focused on getting it right so they continue to provide a great educational experience for...

  • See how higher education talent developers are approaching learning and development.

    Workplace Learning Report: Higher Education Edition

    March 2, 2020

    For this piece, which compliments our fourth-annual Workplace Learning Report, we surveyed 246 staff talent developers working in higher education,1,675 corporate talent developers and 2,000 learners. Our key findings are: Staff talent developers in higher education are most focused on closing skill gaps to keep up with rapid technological change. What are staff...

  • See how government talent developers and L&D pros are driving change at their government agencies.

    Workplace Learning Report: Government Edition

    March 2, 2020

    For this piece, which compliments our fourth-annual Workplace Learning Report, we surveyed 110 global government talent developers,...

  • See how the State of Missouri used LinkedIn Learning to improve employee engagement.

    How the State of Missouri is Using LinkedIn Learning to...

    February 5, 2020

    Missouri’s state government is facing something most publicly-funded agencies can relate to – its ambitions are high; its funding for...

  • The key when meeting with a CEO is presenting yourself as a peer, not a subordinate.

    What You Should Do When Meeting with a CEO

    January 6, 2020

    How many times have you met with a CEO? Or, even a high-ranking executive? Probably not too often. But, if you ever do, you should...