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This article explores 10 communication secrets of great leaders (plus a bonus one!) and reveals why "the message" has nothing to do with the messenger.
This article covers some of the 18 most common work e-mail mistakes we make and easy ways to avoid them and use e-mail more efectively.
Recognizingthe work of National Park Service (NPS) employees serving in business-oriented and administrative positions
This innovative 10-month leadership program provides NER, NCR & SER staff with the opportunity to network and develop leadership knowledge and skills.
Download this infographic to remind you of the three essential components of your personal development - feedback, coaching and intrinsic motivation.
Participants will gain a working knowledge of photogrammetry and learn about associated equipment, field work planning and techniques, processing, and products.
In this Forbes article, author, speaker, and founding partner of Proteus, Ericka Anderson, shares 5 core qualities that make great mentors great.
Have you ever experienced a conference call or virtual session that didn't quite meet the mark? Here are 5 tips on how to improve.
This article explores how the most resilient individuals and teams are the ones that fail, learn, and thrive, and reveals five tips for boosting resilience.
Learn eight habits of highly productive people that can help you save time, streamline your workload, limit distractions and become more productive.
Read the article “Importance of Good Attitude at Work” by Julie Boehlke to learn how a positive work attitude can help your career growth.
A series of three webinars will use the Results-Based Accountability (RBA) Framework to address challenges related to workplace environment, supervision, and employee and visitor engagement.
The Albright-Wirth Grant Program (AWGP) is a developmental opportunity that annually awards funding for personal and career development projects to NPS employees. The application period is now open until January 10, 2020.
The ALDP is a foundational development program for aspiring entry-level leaders (GS 5-7 and WG equivalents) that is currently in revision and anticipated to launch in FY20.
Use this worksheet to identify what you expect to gain from your mentor relationships; after completing the worksheet, you will be able to communicate more effectively with your mentors.
This series of videos demonstrates how to take a bock of text and use it to create a clear and compelling visual sequence Images and Formatting.
Learn how archeologists use relative and absolute dating methods to determine the age of sites, artifacts, and the behaviors they represent.
Interested in the Aspiring Leader Development Program? Learn more about the program in one of the many upcoming informational webinars!
These two resources provide mentors and mentees with an opportunity to evaluate their relationship.
This full-length video walks you through the basic functionality available to you in PowerPoint and demonstrates how to use each effectively.
This workshop introduces students to beginning preservation engineering concepts for historic wood structures.
Learn five ways to be the most productive person in the office while getting out the door on time and having a healthy work-life balance.
This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to the basics of wood window preservation, including documentation, stripping, scraping and sanding, back-bedding and glazing, and painting.
BEST Preservation Workshops will cover historic resources that occur nation-wide and continue to use the Vanishing Treasures curriculum to share problem-based and hands-on learning.
Blended learning (or flipped learning) is quickly gaining popularity among RTOs in Australia. There are many reasons for an organization to choose blended delivery.
Internship program providing young people with an overview of landscape management practices through educational workshops and hands-on field experiences.
This downloadable PdF has self-assessment activities that will help you better understand and manage your emotions in the workplace.
The DOI Office of Collaborative Action and Dispute Resolution (CADR) is offering upcoming virtual trainings in specialized conflict management and communications skills for all DOI employees.
Wondering where you want to go in your professional career? Explore these career development resources to help you determine which ladder you want to climb!
In this podcast, you'll learn what about career portfolios, why you should have one, where to find information and how to use it as a tool for your career.
Be more productive at work and feel less stressed by using these simple tips to help you avoid the most common time management mistakes.
List of several free online courses in different specializations given by different universities
In this course, participants will learn how to effectively plan and implement all phases of an oral history project and will explore how interviews can in turn help inform preservation treatment plans.
The Cultural Resources Training Catalog for 2020, offering both in-person classroom and online courses for National Park Service employees
Listen and learn why traditional rewards aren't always as effective as we think.
Paired Comparison Analysis, Grid Analysis and Decision Tree Analysis are three decision making tools that can help you make sense of options and outcomes.
In this workshop, students examine historic structures in the field and record conditions on a site-wide scale in an effort to identify the root causes of building failure.
DOI University is a department-wide training organization that offers courses covering a broad range of topics to increase the skills of all DOI employees & other federal, state, and tribal employees.
Design Thinking can help the NPS create memorable experiences for park visitors that leave a lasting impression.
Learn how you can integrate job aids into your learning strategy to promote learning comprehension.
A worksheet to help you develop a good goal statement for strategic planning.
In this class participants will inventory of their values, interests, skills, and needs and learn how to develop and implement an action plan to further their career.
This video discusses the importance of developing a professional online presence to better market yourself to current and future employers and peers.
This online module explores methods of planning and executing an effective career development path.
When is training appropriate? Learn how a simple rhyme can help you decide.
This video highlights the ways we need to change our thinking about what we put on our slides and how we do it.
Learn how to decide on and prioritize tasks by urgency and importance, sorting out less urgent and important tasks which you should either delegate or not do at all.
There are huge amounts of little tips to help you go through the corridor of self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management.
Espyr is the leading behavioral health company developing innovative solutions for maximizing human and organizational potential. Learn how to access free trainings available to DOI employees.
An on-boarding buddy provides immediate support and guidance in order to help new employees become productive and engaged members of your work unit.
The DLG is helping the interpretive community extend physical training events into the digital space via distributed learning technologies.
The following toolkit is intended to support parks/programs/teams in having the conversations necessary to make progress on difficult subjects such as racism, sexism, ableism, as well as other forms of oppression and privilege with staff. In our second century, The National Park Service must reckon with the ways our internal organization, systems, and cultures may
Welding school might be for you! Welding school offers the opportunity to further your career and perfect new skills, and a good one is much easier to find than you think.
Have you ever considered doing a detail? Explore these tips as you consider finding detail opportunities to develop your professional development.
The Federal Acquisitions Institute offers free online classes for Contracting Officers, Contracting Office Representatives, and Project Managers
Learn more about the General Services Administration (GSA) and how it can help you make your administrative role easier.
Learn how to use the RBMS Point of Sale (POS) for collecting fees, managing passes, remitting and depositing collections, and running financial reports.
This article reminds us to get out of our comfort zone, and to live life with courage and vulnerability, so that we can be our best selves.
This course discusses the options available when you're trying to get your career on the right track, from in-house job changes & lateral moves to promotion planning.
GovLoop is a site for people in and around government that provides articles, discussions, online trainings, and research guides.
Graduate School USA offers virtual instructor-led and self-paced online courses that deliver high-quality training experiences, mapped to OPM proficiency levels and designed to prepare you to succeed.
The Guide for Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative (COTR) on Cultural Landscape Report Contracts provides technical information for NPS staff.
This guide contains useful tips and tactics for communicating up, down and across, as well as engaging your audience and effectively receiving feedback.
Participants will gain a deeper understanding of how treatment decisions are developed, how resources are evaluated, and how compliance, laws, and Secretary of the Interior’s Standards are directly connected to the work performed by trades personnel.
This workshop will introduce students to historic masonry preservation with a focus on the properties and weathering of masonry system components, and the use of traditional methods for repair.
A list of all the learning activities that are required as part of the Historic Preservation Fundamentals Learning Series.
Access online trainings, webinars, and learning resources to help you enhance your knowledge in the areas of Historic Preservation and Cultural Resources.
Learn about the above-ground, noninvasive and minimally-disturbing, invasive techniques archeologists use to make informed decisions about where to investigate.
Take this short quiz to discover specific ways you can improve your work efficiency through enhancing your time management skills.
This video discusses common myths about what what makes a presentation succeed or fail and offers practical tips on improving your next presentation.
Causes and solutions for improved employee performance. Training is not the only answer. This flow chart helps you determine the rea; cjalenge and soultion.
Learn five ways to kick-start your career through continued learning, setting goals and challenging yourself to learn more.
This recorded webinar focuses on how to write about complex subject matter that can be understood and enjoyed by a wide audience.
In this article my Mark Murphy, learn an 8-question script that can ease your manager's anxieties and stop micromanaging in its tracks.
Watch an HR-What You Need to Know micro lesson on the Public Land Corps (PLC) Hiring Authority and access other micro lessons in the series from NPS HR Staffing.
This video discusses how our thoughts, positive and negative, shape our lives and determine the levels of our success and happiness in our lives.
This document supports the Digital Individual Development Plan Pilot sponsored by NER, NCR, and SER and provides examples of Developmental Activities.
This document supports the Digital Individual Development Plan (IDP) Pilot sponsored by NER, NCR, and SER. It includes IDP examples.
This document supports the Digital Individual Development Plan Pilot sponsored by NER, NCR, and SER.
This video introduces some underutilized PowerPoint functionality and demonstrates tips and tricks for improving your PowerPoint productivity.
IDP planning resources specific to the Northeast region
This video describes the why, what, and how of creating an Individual Development Plans (IDP). This overview also covers concepts and practical tools.
This workshop provides an introduction to Integrated Pest Management, with special emphasis on pest issues in parks located in the Northern Rockies.
Learn how to ensure that your CLP profile indicates that you are interested in being a mentor or a mentee.
Trainees will build on science foundations for preserving wood windows and focus on lead safety, joinery, dutchman repairs, and fabrication of rails, stiles, and muntins.
Describes the knowledge, skills and abilities needed by NPS interpreters to plan and develop interpretive media.
The Interpretive Development Program offers the following training opportunities to support your skill development with interpretive media.
Interested in the NPS Fundamentals Program? Watch now and learn who is eligible to attend, how to apply, and what to expect.
This article is a good primer for those who are thinking about creating a video, including some basic tools and tips for budget filming.
News You Can Use Landscape Culture is a quarterly newsletter publication for landscape stewards prepared by the NPS Park Cultural Landscapes Program. Please find past issues of the newsletter below. SUMMER: Read the Summer 2019 edition (PDF) Replanting John Muir’s Victorian Garden 1 Selecting Nursery Stock Part 2: Plant Inspection Employee Spotlight: Lanette King Pests
What is a learning organization and how do leaders create them and sustain them?
This lesson plan helps trainees analyze an example of an audience centered experience to illustrate how ACE builds on a familiar foundation of skills.
This lesson plan guides interpretive trainees through activities and examples that investigate two types of audience centered questions.
This "Recognizing and Reducing Bias" lesson plan [PDF] explores our knowledge of self through the Johari's Window. It is targeted at a seasonal audience.
Designed to take learners - both new to audience centered experiences and those versed in the concept - through an investigation of the four truths.
Guides trainees to identify good skills they already use, and consider how to build from there to include more audience centered strategies.
This "The Why of ACE" lesson plan [PDF] helps learners explore why we do what we do, what value parks have for society, and new trends in interpretation.
This lesson plan guides interpretive trainees through activities and examples that investigate two strategies for categorizing audience centered questions.
This lesson plan helps interpretive trainees examine the qualities of good audience centered questions, using sample questions they develop themselves.
In this article, you'll learn reasons why lifelong learning is so important and why how it positively impacts your life, both personally and professionally.