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SkillPath Overview

Mission, KS
201 to 500 employees
1989
Nonprofit Organization
Consulting
Unknown / Non-Applicable
A leader in the learning and development industry, SkillPath provides businesses worldwide with strategic and innovative training solutions. We lead more than 16,000 training sessions each year and have enriched the personal and professional lives of 10 million individuals ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to provide the highest-quality training for companies and business people around the world, so they can benefit personally and professionally from the experience.

Company Updates

  • More than 100 trainers from across the country (and Canada) gathered in Kansas City January 7-9 for the 2019 Trainer Conference. The theme of the conference, Innovating Together, perfectly symbolized the content and energy of the event, which left employees and trainers alike excited for the future.

  • Who says accountants aren't creative?! Loving the Halloween costumes from last week!

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SkillPath – Why Work For Us?


We offer employees an excellent benefits package featuring health insurance with surprisingly low premiums, an unparalleled 25% match on retirement contributions, tuition reimbursement and more. Popular perks include our welcoming culture, “no dress code” dress code and an unprecedented 29 days off—in your first year! 

SkillPath also gives back to the Kansas City community, supporting organizations like Harvesters, Project Warmth, Children's MercyHospitals, American Heart Association and more.

Employees are encouraged to take off a full eight hours of paid time each year to volunteer.

Finally, as a nonprofit affiliated with Graceland University in Iowa, SkillPath helps fund scholarships for students.


SkillPath invests in the skills and careers of its employees through regular professional development training opportunities, including:

  • Complimentary participation in all SkillPath public seminars and e-learning programs 
  • Ongoing lunch and learn or book club opportunities 
  • Think tank sessions 

Energetic, charismatic corporate trainers and facilitators – we have an opportunity for you!

SkillPath, a leading provider of learning and development solutions in the U.S. and around the world, is currently looking for qualified contract trainers. This is a great opportunity for those who are seeking 1099 contract training work; this is not a full-time position with SkillPath.

As a SkillPath trainer, you will have the opportunity to work with Fortune 500 firms, government agencies, military bases, medical centers, universities and more. You will also have the chance to lead popular public seminars nationwide with countless opportunities for commissions on product sales.

Plus – and this is a big one – SkillPath handles all of the logistics – travel, curriculum, we’ve got it covered. That means you can focus on what you love – training, educating, inspiring. 

Some other perks of partnering with SkillPath include:

  • Quick payment cycles
  • Control over your schedule – you determine how much you work and when  
  • New business products to sell, always available at seminars and shipped by us
  • Opportunity to star in your own training videos
  • Complimentary subscription to Star12, our e-learning solution
  • Complimentary admission to any and all of our public seminars
  • Travel points and incentives
  • Coaching for sales and client satisfaction
  • 24-hour support for travel
  • Dedicated content support team


Interested? We hope so! Now here’s what we’re looking for from you:

  • Bachelor´s Degree or higher
  • Polished platform skills with at least two years’ experience training/facilitating groups
  • Real-world business experience and expertise
  • Understanding of and an ability to use experiential training techniques
  • Approachable personality that quickly connects with other people
  • Coachable attitude with a passion for lifelong learning
  • Ability to travel, valid driver´s license, cell phone and access to e-mail
  • Active credit card with a sufficient credit limit (for reimbursable expenses)
  • Training equipment: A laptop, projector and microphone


Check, check, check! So what’s next?

First Step: Send a resume to recruit@skillpath.com.  If you have a current demonstration video link, please send that as well.  Show us your work history, professional training and speaking background, education and membership(s) in any professional organizations.

Second Step: Let us do the leg work! We want to carefully review each candidate’s qualifications before we begin the information exchange. If you look like a great fit, we will send a sample contract, rate information and onboarding information.

Are you driven, assertive, direct, positive and coachable? If you possess these qualities, keep reading … this might be the opportunity for which you've been waiting!

SkillPath is always seeking top sales talent in the Kansas City area. Here's your chance to join our top-notch inside sales team in Mission, Kansas. Our Inside Sales Account Managers don't just sell training: they sell solutions to business' corporate training needs using a consultative sales approach.

The ideal candidate:

  • Must be a disciplined self-starter
  • Must have an entrepreneurial approach to sales
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Must have a strong work ethic and desire to make $$$ (lots of it!)
  • Has no fear of the cold call to establish new accounts
  • Is able to grow and maintain a book of business
  • Must have good organizational and time-management skills
  • Has the ability to forge business relationships with clients
  • College degree a plus
  • Sales experience a plus
  • Availability to work Monday through Friday, daytime hours, in a casual-dress, team-based environment
  • Position is located in Mission, Kansas
  • Base salary plus uncapped commissions plus quarterly bonus


Experience for yourself the SkillPath training advantage … this inside sales position with SkillPath offers:

  • Casual dress every day
  • Monday through Friday, daytime work hours
  • Ongoing training and job development
  • A work hard, play hard environment with a great team
  • An efficient sales process that creates more revenue for the company and more commissions in your pocket
  • A consultative selling approach that allows you to have as much impact, if not more, than a face-to-face meeting

SkillPath offers a competitive compensation package with outstanding bonus potential. Our benefit program is one of the best full-time benefit packages in the Kansas City area including: Medical, dental, prescription, flexible spending accounts, an unparalleled 403B retirement plan and much more! (AA/EOE/m/f/v/h)

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    Autonomy, compensation, support from leadership, and colleagues

    Cons

    Company is growing after a huge culture change, some small speed bumps in operations until it gets to where its going to be.

    Advice to Management

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SkillPath Interviews

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    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at SkillPath (Mission, KS) in April 2017.

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    Phone Interview- Enthusiasm Wins!
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    In person interview with Sales Manager (Same day)
    Offer made same day in some cases!

    The first interview is with one of our friendly recruiters. They are looking for top talent! Skillpath wants Account Manager tenure, and I've heard has recently started pursuing a higher caliber hire.

    Interview Questions

    • Discussion of sales cycle experience in detail.   1 Answer
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