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HR in the Car - Episode 4: "For the Love of Spreadsheets"

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We welcome Kathleen Pingelski, owner of MicroKnowledge and President of ProKnowledge to join us on Episode 4 of HR in the Car. Listen in, as we discuss Kathleen’s perspective from being a business owner in the professional development and training world. She shares her thoughts on what it was like to shift from a classroom-based model to 100% remote and how that’s changed things for the better. While we can tell you all day that investments in training can help with recruiting and retention, hear for yourself how investing in training and development can have a lasting impact on your ROI and more.

More about Kathleen:

Kathleen Pingelski is an owner of MicroKnowledge, Inc., and president of its affiliated professional development training company, ProKnowledge. She manages client accounts and new business development for both companies, including oversight of large training rollouts. Kathleen regularly presents to customers, associations, and community organizations on a variety of topics related to the use of technology in the workplace. Her technical experience includes the development and delivery of numerous transition projects, including Office suite proprietary technology rollouts.

With more than 28 years of experience in creating and delivering training to end-users and professional trainers, Kathleen consults with clients in creating effective, efficient training plans for varying audiences within a single organization, identifying target skills and business processes, and then building training programs to meet those needs.

Kathleen is committed to giving back to the community and has served on several boards of directors. Currently, she is on the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce board and is a committee member for Circles of Mercy. Kathleen is on the Links to Leadership committee. She is also an officer for the Edison Club and is involved in the American Heart Association.

Under her leadership, MicroKnowledge was named an Albany Business Review Best Place to Work in 2004 – 2008, and 2016. Kathleen was honored with the Capital Region Chamber’s Women of Excellence award in 2017 and the Times Union’s Women@Work Top 10 Women to Watch in 2016.

When Kathleen is not at the office you can find her outside golfing, hiking, biking, playing pickleball, or traveling to a beach.

Contact Info:

MicroKnowledge/ProKnowledge /
LinkedIn Profile

Organizations Kathleen Supports:

American Heart Association Better U Program

Women's Employment Resource Center

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