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Profile of Coaching Profession

January 9, 2013 | International Coach Federation

Why businesses use coaching:

Facilitating organizational culture change

Communicating shared vision across all business levels

Managing successful career transitions for executives

Enhancing leadership skills and ...

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Need Coaching?

January 9, 2013 | International Coach Federation

If your organization is interested in coaching, let the International Coach Federation help inform your decision. This booklet will share research about coaching efficacy, as well as real-life examples of organizations successfully using ...

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Repurposed Power

January 9, 2013 | Aubrey Wiete | HCI

How clever – and simple – the act of taking something and repurposing it can be. I learn this lesson repeatedly on Pinterest (rubber door mats for wall art – say what?!), but recently had the chance to witness it firsthand, too.  I can’t help but think that the lessons gleaned from such experiences have more to do with the topic of successful employee development than what people may think.

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What can Executive Coaching do for you?

January 9, 2013 | Keith Abrahams | Life Coach Directory

An article by Diane Coutu and Carol Kauffman in the Harvard Business Review (January 2009) identifies the main reasons (in order of most frequent) that Executive Coaches are appointed:

To develop high potential

To facilitate ...

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Yes, Recruiting Does Grow the Business

January 8, 2013 | Amy Lewis | HCI

Last year, HCI and research partner Taleo examined the the business impact of an important activity called ‘talent intelligence.’  “As business intelligence captures, extracts and analyzes key data on an organization’s traditional hard assets, talent intelligence centers on key workforce data on its people assets to generate insights that can drive improved decision-making and performance.’

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Working from home: Is it slacking or exploitation?

January 7, 2013 | Margaret Heffernan | CBS MoneyWatch

"Working from home" used to be thought a euphemism for slacking off. But now new research from the University of Texas suggests that it may be just the opposite. In "The hard truth about telecommuting" researchers Mary C. ...

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Key Trends in HR Part 2: Firms Reward Stars, and Benefits Expand

January 7, 2013 | Toni Vranjes, Editor-in-Chief | Revive My Career

With the economy gradually improving, many employers have unfrozen their salary increase budgets, and they’re continuing to reward top performers, according to a report from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

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Key Trends in HR Part 3: Businesses Embrace Many Flex-Work Options

January 7, 2013 | Toni Vranjes, Editor-in-Chief | Revive My Career

In recent years, employers have embraced a variety of flexible work options, according to a study by the Families and Work Institute. The survey found that more businesses are offering options for when and where to work. The researchers surveyed ...

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Lack of Skills Is a Serious Problem for Companies

January 4, 2013 | The New York Times

The skills gap is indeed preventing employers from finding the talent they need. ManpowerGroup’s 2012 Talent Shortage shows that about half of U.S. employers are experiencing difficulty filling crucial positions and 40 percent say a major ...

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Bridging the American Skills Gap

January 4, 2013

 

In May of 2012, there were 3.6 million job openings spread throughout the United States. Many of these jobs may remain unfilled because the Iype of worker needed lives elsewhere. A look at the education gap in major metropolitan areas ...

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The 'Engagement Ring'

January 4, 2013 | Julie Winkle Giulioni | Lead Change Group

You’ve seen the research. Read the reports. Talked to leaders and employees alike. You know that despite our quantifiable understanding of the bottom-line impact of employee engagement, it continues to elude most organizations.

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Futuring Techniques and the Limits of Forecasting

January 3, 2013

 
This graphic re-enforces a key difference between operational workforce planning and strategic workforce planning – timeframe.
 
Quantitative futuring uses many of the techniques listed on the previous slide. Its focus is ...

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Design a 360 Degree Feedback Program

December 13, 2012 | McLean & Co

Your Challenge

In order to be successful in today’s workforce, employees are requesting more development than ever before.

Organizations also need employees to be development focused in order to prepare for the skills ...

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