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Self-Directed Learning: How could you further develop your skills to grow into an HR training position?

You would like to grow into a training position in your Human Resource department. You have some experience with training but you do not know what a position like this requires or how well your skills might match. How could you further develop your skills to grow into an HR training position? Develop a task list to prioritize the steps you could take to be prepared for a training position. Reflect on this list, what are the advantages and barriers to this self-directed learning?

Instructions

1. Create a task list.
2. Reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of self-directed learning in 300 words or less.

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Hello there. Here is a task list of the steps you could take to be more prepared for a training position.

1. Set clear expectations. Research and understand what the new position will look like. What will you be expected to do? What will your supervisor and employees expect of you? These expectations will from the core of your success. Not understanding expectations is a sure way to frustration.

2. Set goals. When do you want to get promoted and why? Set both personal and professional goals within the context of the organization, keeping the expectations from #1 in mind.

3. Talk to your supervisor. Not only to figure out what the expectations are, but also to determine how you will work together once you're in the new training position. How will you communicate with one another? What things are missing ...

Solution Summary

Provides a task list and a list of strengths and weaknesses on self-directed learning in 538 words.

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