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In today’s world there is a lot of pressure on businesses. Businesses are dealing with a global market, partnerships, interdependencies and connectivity. A critical piece of increased demands is the use of technology. Overall most businesses are doing more with … Continue reading
Predictions are that by 2024, approximately 25% of the workforce will be over the age of 55. This is up from the early ’90s when workers over the age of 55 totaled about 12%. The results are that there are … Continue reading
Let’s look at one type of learning being employed in some companies, social business or as it’s most commonly called social learning. Social learning is a very old concept with a new name. It is basically employees learning about the … Continue reading
The discourse in this country in general, and in organizations in particular, is that dynamic leaders are critical for organizational success. Distinctions between managers and leaders have been well discussed and factually supported. There is no question that both are … Continue reading
The basic motivations for all people are virtually embedded into our DNA. We’re all motivated to secure food, water, shelter, warmth when it’s cold, safety and security from predators (human & animal). However, once our basic needs are secured, each … Continue reading
Over the past three months, we brought an idea to our readers that there is a Critical Path in Talent Management. It begins with hiring the right person for the right position, onboarding them correctly, paying them fairly, managing in … Continue reading
Over the past three months, we have been discussing a very important topic…CRITICAL PATH – Finding, Developing and Retaining the Best Talent. We borrowed the term Critical Path from the Project Management world and applied it to Talent Management, a … Continue reading
A 2018 study confirms that employee turnover costs can range from 50% of the annual salary for an entry-level employee, to 125% for a mid-level employee or manager, to 200% for a senior manager or executive. Turnover at any level … Continue reading
In Part I, we looked at how finding great talent is stressful, time-consuming and extremely difficult in today’s market. Even more challenging is keeping the talent you have so they will stay and continue to be involved. Now let’s look … Continue reading
Finding great talent is stressful, time-consuming and extremely difficult in today’s market, but more challenging is keeping the talent you have so they will stay and continue to be engaged. Successful onboarding, on-going training and re-investing in your employees to … Continue reading