ASTD Announces Career Week Activities for Training & Development Professionals

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New edition of highly popular "Career Moves: Be Strategic about Your Future" now available.

The third edition of "Career Moves" is now available.

We have something for those looking to up their T&D career game as well as those looking for tips to help employees grow their careers within an organization.

ASTD, the world’s largest association dedicated to the training and development profession announces a slate of activities for the 2013 ASTD Career Week, September 16-20, a week-long professional development offering for trainers. Publication of the highly anticipated third edition of "Career Moves" is featured during the week.

"ASTD’s Career Week is a week-long, content-rich online event," says Phaedra Brotherton, manager of ASTD’s career development community of practice. "Learning professionals have access to today’s leading career development experts. Through webcasts, podcasts, and new daily blogs, we have something for those looking to up their T&D career game as well as those looking for tips to help employees grow their careers within an organization."

Highlighting Career Week is the publication of the third edition of the bestseller "Career Moves: Be Strategic about Your Future", by Caitlin Williams and Annabelle Reitman. The popular book is a practical resource, updated, and packed with materials to help T&D professionals advance their careers. The authors will also host a free webcast on Thursday, September 19.

Other 2013 Career Week activities include this series of free webcasts:

  •     Tuesday: New Professionals: How to Stand Out and Promote Yourself

Featuring Dan Schawbel, bestselling author and Gen Y expert

  • Wednesday: ASTD Career Navigator: Assess Your Competencies in Training

Featuring Cheryl Lasse, managing partner for Edutainment Media

  • Friday: Unlocked Potential: You Already Know How to Be Great

Featuring Alan Fine, "New York Times" bestselling author, performance expert, and coach to professional athletes. This webcast is sponsored by Citrix GoToTraining.

In addition, new podcasts from Beverly Kaye, Julie Winkle Guilioni, Wendy Terwelp, and Nandi Shareef will be posted daily. The podcasts will focus on best practices for helping employees navigate and grow their careers and networking secrets for young professionals.

To learn more about ASTD’s Career Week visit the Career Week website: http://www.astd.org/careerweek.

Visit the "Career Moves: Be Strategic about Your Future" page to read a free chapter.

ASTD Career Week is sponsored by Edutainment Media.

About ASTD

ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to the training and development field. In more than 100 countries, ASTD’s members work in organizations of all sizes, in the private and public sectors, as independent consultants, and as suppliers. Members connect locally in more than 120 U.S. chapters and with 15 international partners. ASTD started in 1943 and in recent years has widened the profession’s focus to align learning and performance to organizational results, and is a sought-after voice on critical public policy issues. For more information, visit http://www.astd.org.

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