Training and Development Specialists :

Design and conduct training and development programs to improve individual and organizational performance. May analyze training needs.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $54,920.00
Average Time to Fill 42 days
Typical Education Bachelor's Degree
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 6,411
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 12.60 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Oral Communication
Information Gathering
Written Communication
Resource Allocation
Conflict Management
Technology and Tool Usage
Customer Service

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Training and Teaching Others

Identify individual or group learning strategies
Adapt course of study to meet student needs
Maintain knowledge of formal and informal learning activities
Develop integrated learning environments
Coordinate educational events
Develop lesson, course, or training objectives
Coordinate instructional outcomes
Develop teaching aids
Coordinate employee continuing education programs
Develop training programs
Develop educational and instructional programs
Select method of instruction
Select teaching materials
Develop training evaluation procedures
Organize training procedure manuals
Develop educational presentations
Prepare instruction manuals
Prepare audio-visual teaching aids
Develop instructional materials
Prepare human resources related reports or presentations
Develop training materials
Develop employee orientation materials
Organize educational material or ideas
Monitor employee learning or development progress
Perform needs assessment
Identify training needs
Determine student learning levels
Orient new employees
Teach training techniques
Train personnel on managerial topics
Facilitate educational, training, or developmental program workshops
Manage decorum in meetings or group sessions
Teach work-related or interest-based courses
Train others on equipment associated with diverse vocational, occupational, or work related interests
Provide legal, regulatory, or organizational compliance training

Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People

Evaluate company recruiting needs
Identify employee learning needs
Evaluate information from employment interviews
Evaluate applicant, staff, or individual skill levels
Evaluate employee performance
Evaluate technology and communication infrastructure
Forecast consumer behavior
Evaluate equity and debt financing options
Evaluate capital projects
Evaluate personnel policies, practices, or benefits
Evaluate business or management strategies
Evaluate training programs, materials, or instructors
Evaluate educational outcomes

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Sales Management
Office Management
Retail Setting
Sales Training
Technical Support
Adult Education

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