13: Use Targeted, Personalized Learning Experiences to Build Skills Faster (Maren Engh – Customer Education Manager, Optimizely)

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Getting things done quickly in a tech company is one of the gold standards to success. But how do you manage to do that when you’re just one person and there are multiple priorities that people have within the organization.

Maren Engh, today’s featured Empjoyee, dives into her experience implementing large-scale projects within her role as a Customer Education Manager at Optimizely.

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Listen to this episode now to learn how to:

  • Build relationships with CEO and other influential people through social media and email
  • Take advantage of the personalized learning trends that are emerging in online learning to augment your skills faster
  • Drive a large scale project from idea through completion in 1-2 quarters (tech speak for 3-6 months)

TL;DL (Too long; Didn’t Listen): 3 Actionable Takeaways

  • Reach out to people in the way that they want to communicate, not just what’s best for you.
  • Detail all the various tasks needed to complete a project so you build buy-in with all stakeholders in the project from the outset and avoid roadblocks near completion
  • Focus on short, targeted just-in-time online training to help you accomplish a specific result rather than large training modules to maximize your completion rate with online courses and accomplish your end goals faster

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From Insight to Action

“Just do it!” – Nike

Maren shared a number of best practices to help you not only select you next online learning experience, but also make the most of it so you can apply it in your life and see tangible results and growth.

Your Joyney: Come share with us the best online learning experience (course, group, coaching, etc.) you’ve taken and what went made that experience so impactful within the Empjoyment Community (conversation hashtag: #joyney13)

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Getting to Know Today’s Featured Empjoyee: Maren Engh!

Maren Engh is a Customer Education Manager at Optimizely.
She is originally from Oslo, Norway and spent the early part of her career in the hospitality industry, first working for boutique hotel properties and moving into hospitality technology.
Now, Maren works for an experimentation platform in San Francisco, CA.  She lives in a tiny house with her fiancé south of San Francisco.

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