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February 14, 2017

 In This Issue

  • 2 More Ways Micro-learning Improves Training Effectiveness
  • CHART Talks: Innovations in Learning Technology Change Face of Training
  • Winter Conference vs. Summer Conference: If You Could Only Attend One


There's still time to register for the upcoming
T3 Conference in March.

There are over 190 of your peers already registered!

Don't miss out!!

CHART 93 - Colorado Springs, CO
T3: Training Competencies Conference
March 4 - 7, 2017
The Broadmoor

Registration is now open for CHART 94 in
San Diego, California

Register here for CHART 94.

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CHART 94 - San Diego, CA
Hospitality Training Conference
July 15 - 18, 2017 
Rancho Bernardo Inn

Next Free CHART Webinar: Wednesday, April, 12th

Mobile & Micro Learning: Keeping up with the Modern Workforce

Wednesday, April 12
1:00 pm ET
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Matthew Brown
Director, HotSchedules

Also, d
id you know that prior webinars are on our website? Take advantage and learn from some past recordings.


Regional Training Forums

Learn and share locally with your hospitality peers at one of our Regional Training Forums (RTFs).                            

View our RTF schedule online.

New York City, NY
Thursday, February 16th
3:00 p.m.
Shake Shack Headquarters
24 Union Square East, 5th Floor

Salt Lake City, UT
Tuesday, February 28th
Afternoon TBD
Marriott University Park
480 Wakara Way

Photos from past RTFs can be viewed on CHART's Facebook page.

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We interrupt your regular programming with insightful and sometimes amusing posts from your peers. Read and enjoy these recent posts to the member blogs on CHART's Home Page!

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2 More Ways Micro-learning Improves Training Effectiveness
by Jeff Tenut, Founder & Vice President of Solution Design
DiscoverLink, Inc.
By now you probably know that micro-learning techniques can help overcome the ever-shortening attention span of our workforce, and increase absorption and retention of the material. Gone are the days of hour-long training videos, courses that cover a dozen competencies at once, and learners sitting at the computer for hours on end. With its minimalist focus on course length and competencies covered, micro-learning is quickly solving several historical challenges of e-learning. Read more.

CHART Talks: Innovations in Learning Technology
by Mike Hampton, Dean of the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism, Florida International University 

Technology plays a major role in training our staff members today. Our new generation of employees have been exposed to a vast array of technology in their lives and education, and expect that their training at work be at a similar level to hold their interest. These learners are connected in so many ways, however, they are also easily distracted.

Your challenge is to capture and maintain your employees’ attention despite all the diversions they are facing.  Read more & view video

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Winter Conference vs. Summer Conference:
If You Could Only Attend One
Patrick Yearout, Director of Recruiting and Training
Ivar's & Kidd Valley Restaurants
Gabe Hosler, Vice President, Training & Ops Services
Rubio's Restaurants, Inc. 

The age-old debate has flared up again: if you can only go to one CHART conference per year, should it be winter or summer?  

Recently I discussed that question via email with long-time member Gabe Hosler of Rubio’s Restaurants.  I advocated for the winter conference at the Broadmoor, and Gabe (who serves on the CHART Board and will be overseeing the summer conference) thought that the latter event would prove more valuable for attendees. 

Here’s what we each had to say:  Read more.


How do the latest HR and legal developments affect your training practices? There's only one place to find out: the
HR in Hospitality Conference, March 27 - 29 in Las Vegas.

Plus, you get this special deal as a CHART member: an extra $125.00 savings on top of the $300.00 Early Bird Savings. But don’t delay. Your total $425.00 savings offer ends February 24, so register today at with Promo Code CHT17!       

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