Alaine Carrello is a senior trainer in Learning and Development at Verizon. She has been with Verizon Wireless for more than 20 years and has been in the Learning and Development organization since 2010. Carrello is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Bellevue University with a Bachelor’s degree in Adult Education. Creative writing is her passion and she recently published her first book.
Management and Training need to work together, particularly as new generations begin to penetrate the workforce. We need to strategize together to ensure we churn out a top-notch workforce to service our customers while aligning with the company brand we have worked hard to build.
Whether you are a trainer or a stakeholder, you both possess areas of expertise. And whether there are times we agree or disagree, the bottom line is that we need each other, and our learners need us.
While skills in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics can help students obtain jobs in the technology field after college, educators also need to help them focus on stimulation, opportunities, inquisitiveness, and long-term goals.
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