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Success Story with Former Teacher Laura Wilczek: Hanover Research | 66

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In this episode, I'm chatting with Laura Wilczek, a former teacher who transitioned to a new career as an eLearning Developer for Hanover Research. 

Laura shares great pointers for how she navigated the course, purposely applied what she was learning, and landed a new role in 2 months!

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In this episode, I’ll be chatting with Elizabeth Pehlke. Elizabeth was a hiring manager at Pearson and she was hiring between 10-20 instructional designers a year. She shares her best interview, resume, and application tips for those looking to land their first or next instructional design job. 

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In this episode, I'll be chatting with Stanislev Nachev a former K-12 technology and accessibility coach that became an IDOL. Stanislav shares his story and tips on landing a job at LinkedIn Learning through networking on LinkedIn! 

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Fantastic!

This podcast has been so insightful in my discernment of reentering the workforce and going into instructional design. Information is clear and easy to understand. Especially appreciate the episodes with Christy Tucker and Nyla Spooner. 

@Amazonicys

Much Gratitude!

First - I need to thank Molly Parsons for sending me here. Second - Thank you Dr. Robin for providing so much valuable information for those working in education. I'm a special education teacher of 24 years looking to transition to Instructional Design. I'm grateful to have found this resource and more grateful to Learn just how valuable teacher skills are to becoming an Instructional Designer. I hop to participate in an IDOL training soon!

@Jessicasheart

Fabulous!

Just reviewed the episode on Behavior Change and Instructional Design. This is a key element most new designers miss. Training is NOT about content. It's about the end result of what the learner applies to the job - what they know and do. We need to work to ensure that we keep the main thing, the main thing. Keep up the good work. Bravo!

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