Tag Archives: talent management training

What’s going on: More career development to mask a hiring shortage?

One thing about change, it’s always happening. It’s well visualized with a pendulum.  That’s definitely the case with the job market. Today, it swings in favor of companies. Tomorrow? Could it swing in favor of workers?  Is it already happening? … Continue reading

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The Power of Mentoring in Leadership Development

by Lois Zachary “Good mentors help to anchor the promise of the future.” These words, written by Sharon Daloz Parks in the second edition of her book, Big Questions Worthy Dreams,  speaks to the power of mentoring for leadership development.  Good mentors … Continue reading

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Team Building Tips from Great Leaders

Boosting entrepreneurship and small business so jobs are created is the focus of the new StartUp Partnership America, a private/public sector initiative chaired by former AOL co-founder Steve Case.  While creating jobs is certainly needed, taking care of employees is equally important from a talent management resource issue. Your team … Continue reading

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The Business Case for Career Development Training

What’s the top challenge managers face? How do they become peak performers ready to step into a leadership role? Think the answer is a) Exceeding a production deadline?  B) Boosting productivity? C) Hiring and engaging peak performers?  While all of … Continue reading

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How to Keep Peak Performers

by Marshall Goldsmith Is your company competing for top talent? Do you participate in hiring decisions or developing leaders? If so, pay attention! The workforce is changing dramatically–in two years, there will be more members of the Millennial Generation than … Continue reading

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Good Stats for Defending Training & Development Investment

If telling your CEO that it’s important to have happy employees is too touchy-feely for him or her, here are some great stats you can use to defend investing in learning and development trainings. Ron Thomas, a principal at StrategyFocusedHR, recently provided some great … Continue reading

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Online Corporate Training to Effectively Manage Change

There are so many forces of change we can’t control: the ups and downs of the economy and the stock market, competition, a merger, layoffs, technology, etc. You name it, it’s coming at you and your organization all the time. The important fact … Continue reading

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You’re Not in Camelot

The good news: the economy is improving. Bad news: those employees you expected to stay are now looking to jump ship. They are four times as likely to be dis-engaged if their direct supervisor or manager is dis-engaged. In a recent … Continue reading

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Richard Branson Leadership Training Video

The “Corner Office” column in the New York Times is a rich resource for leadership advice. Usually, there’s a pearl of wisdom or two you can take and practice to become a better leader. This week’s column featured F. Mark Gumz, the … Continue reading

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Are You Cut Out for Management?

In my old job in the news business, good producers or reporters were often promoted into management without leadership training.  That sometimes proved disastrous in stressful situations, where screaming and verbal assaults were the norm.  At the time that was considered the step “up the ladder of … Continue reading

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