Career Development

Podcast

HCIPodcast: Driving Self-Directed Learning

Podcast | Published: 2 days ago
This podcast interview featuring Laura Trozzi, Senior Talent Management, Kleinfelder, focuses on the journey to integrate a thriving self-directed learning program. One of the key first steps in this journey for Kleinfelder was putting mandatory ... Read more
Keynote Video

Creating Employee Engagement by Aligning Expectations

Keynote Video | Presented By: Rick Badgley | Published: July 29, 2014
When a new hire shows up for the first day of work, that employee has a pre-conceived set of expectations about the role and the company. If these initial expectations are not met, disappointment, confusion and disengagement will surely follow. ... Read more
Blog

Exploring Female Leadership: Obligation or Opportunity? A Female Leader’s Role in Growing Female Talent: Part 2

Blog | Author: Lexy Thompson | Source: HCI | Published: June 25, 2014

It’s been a few months, so let’s recap what we’re looking at here. We want to know if females in leadership roles have an obligation to be role models and mentors for younger women looking to follow in their footsteps. I am certain, despite my best efforts in Part 1, some of you are still thinking:

 

Why do we care?


We all know, and have come to despise, the statistics that point out just how unequal women are in the workforce. Even those of us who are blessed enough not to feel that stigma, we know there are masses of other women out there who do, on a daily basis. So, put plainly, we care because it matters. We need a way to enlist the masses of young women entering the marketplace, especially those with degrees seeking leadership positions. Without their buy in, nothing changes. We continue to lose. I don’t know about you, but I’m a sore loser. Graceful, sure, but I don’t like it.

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Executive Interview

Best Practices in Women’s Leadership Development

Executive Interview | Presented By: Rosina Racioppi | Published: June 23, 2014
Despite the fact that women now make up more than half of the professional workforce, the number of women in senior leadership positions has remained unchanged for the past five years. At a time when business leaders are arguably more committed ... Read more
Blog

Where Have Our Leaders Gone?

Blog | Author: Breanne Harris, Solutions Architect and Social Media Strategist for Pearson TalentLens | Source: HCI | Published: May 22, 2014

They’ve been called entitled, narcissistic, and attention-craving.  Their work ethic and loyalty are questioned frequently.  Their parents call in sick for them.  They never turn on CNN and yet they get breaking news hours before you do.  Their technological skills are legendary, but their critical thinking skills are lacking. They’ve never had a landline and see no need for owning a printer.  They’re the first people you call when your technology stops working.  They can Google faster than their bosses can pull a fact from memory.  They get repetitive stress injuries called “Texting Thumb” and “Twitter Thumb.”  They’re 70 million members strong, and they are your next generation leaders.  

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