5 tips for hiring outside trainersGuidelines to use as a screen in the selection processBy John Eckmire11/05/2007|CHRR, Report on Training & Development|Last Updated: 10/31/2007 It would be simplistic to promise just five criteria are all that’s needed to choose the best outside supplier of training programs. So think of these five criteria as a screen to be used at some point in the selection process.1. Do they think the same way senior executives think?Evidence is mounting that the best training programs — the ones that produce behaviour change — must have the visible, real support of senior management, ideally starting with the chief executive officer. If a training supplier’s program is going to attain that stature, it, and the internal sponsor of the program, must think and speak in a language the C-suite values. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.