A picture of a gift drawn on a chalkboard
December 6th 2018

In this frenzied time of gift purchasing and giving, it’s important to remember that some of our favorite things to give and receive aren’t actually “things”. They may be memories of special times spent together.  If you have run out of gift ideas for your loved ones, we’ve gathered great suggestions below – some of which don’t even cost a dime!

A thoughtful young woman surrounded by question marks
October 17th 2018

You’ve come to a point of familiarity in your job. You pretty much know what to expect day in and day out. You know your tasks, and you handle them well. So, what’s next?

Laptop with the word "save" on the screen
October 3rd 2018

At Ed4Training, a division of Ed4Online, we believe that everything you learn changes you in ways that you would never expect. Lifelong learning is an absolute must in this era of constant change and disruption. It’s from this love for learning that we are giving away 1 MILLION FREE professional development course programs!

The number 3
August 29th 2018

“Decide on the three things that you'd like to accomplish in the next 12 hours in order for you to feel like the day was a success”

Steps leading up to a man standing in a doorway shaped like a lightbulb
August 8th 2018

Workers who are passionate about their careers are committed to achieving higher levels of performance. Here are some steps to help you identify a career you are passionate about.

Green shoot growing from a pile of rocks
June 20th 2018

An essential component of career growth can be found in one's commitment to continuous learning, also known as professional training and development. If you want to grow in your career, it’s necessary to not only stay current in your field, but have a plan to exceed employer expectations and continuously upskill in order to remain relevant.

Female professional juggling laptop, smart phone, calendar, etc.
May 16th 2018

If you’re anything like me, there are a hundred things vying for your attention online every day. From the moment my eyes open until I log off and head to bed, I’m bombarded with messages, personal emails, work emails, etc. Every day, I try to selectively choose what gets my attention and, particularly when work is crazy, I make sure to build in mini-breaks. During those breaks, I step away from projects and seek out information that will make me think, laugh, and even cry. These breaks improve my productivity as I go back to the task at hand feeling refreshed.

Check mark on screen
December 20th 2017

Many of us are getting ready for the holiday and a nice winter break. The holidays are a wonderful time to catch up with friends and family (as well as catch up on some much-needed rest!). However, after the first few days of relaxation and overeating, you might find yourself a bit bored and looking for something to do. Instead of sitting around and letting the weeks go by, here are some tips to make your winter break more productive:

Vision Board
July 26th 2017

A vision board is a collection of images (photographs, sketches, paintings, pictures from magazines, etc.) typically displayed on a bulletin board or poster as a visual representation of your dreams and ambitions for the future.  

The purpose of creating a vision board for yourself is to serve as a creative, daily reminder of the goals you wish to attain by realizing the power of visualization. 

Woman drawing on clear board
June 28th 2017

Last month we published a blog on the importance of Career Planning. We’re hopeful that you took a few moments to start the process of developing a career plan for yourself. Doing so can help you manage potential learning opportunities as well as identify ways to grow your professional development.

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