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Non-cash Rewards Allow Employees to Treat Themselves

Blog | Author: Andrew Bateman | Source: HCI | Published: September 11, 2014

Wondering what to get for the employee that does everything? Would you like to know how to provide meaningful year-end rewards resulting in employee motivation and renewed discretionary effort? When customized to appeal to each and every employee, non-cash rewards can the best recognition strategy to achieve maximum impact. 

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Webcast

Finding Your Aha Moments in Talent Management

This webcast addresses the biggest issues in talent management. We will discuss some best practices to emulate and some worst practices to avoid. Anyone who manages people is a talent manager, so what are the essentials that everyone should ... Read more
White Paper

2014 Trends in Executive Development: A Benchmark Report

White Paper | Source: Executive Development Associates, Inc. and Pearson Education, Inc. | Published: September 4, 2014
For today’s executives, the ability to develop a successful business strategy is no longer enough. As we emerge from the recession into an ever more hyper-competitive business environment, the most successful organizations will be ... Read more
White Paper

Learning in the Cloud for Regulated Industries

White Paper | Source: SuccessFactors | Published: September 3, 2014
When it comes to learning systems in a validated environment, there are specific documentation, record-keeping, and IT requirements that must be followed. Validation requirements can take three to six months for a customer to complete ... Read more
White Paper

Creative and Critical Thinking: The Recipe for Innovation

White Paper | Author: Judy Chartrand, Ph.D., Chad Fife, MBA & Scott Flander | Source: Pearson | Published: August 29, 2014
It is hard to cook a dish properly if you’re missing a key ingredient. And yet businesses often wonder why they have trouble getting innovation right. They know they need creative thinking– and lots of it. But they ... Read more
Blog

Man Up Gen X! Career Advice for the Stuck Generation

Blog | Author: Amy Hirsh Robinson, Interchange Group | Source: HCI | Published: August 29, 2014

 
Recently, I was asked to counsel a group of angry 40-something managers on career advancement. These Generation Xers felt they were caught in between “greedy” Baby Boomers, who won't move over to give their generation a shot, and “entitled” Millennials, who won’t put in a decent day’s work.
 
Generational influences play a significant role in shaping our values, motivations and behaviors. Nowhere are those influences more apparent and the behavior more divergent than in the workplace. Take the Baby Boomers. Their large numbers drove them to be competitive in all parts of life, including work. In their push to get ahead Boomers added a full month’s worth of work per year to their schedule. Now that they are ready to recalibrate work and life, things have gotten complicated. Past spending habits and drops in retirement portfolios have made the prospects of even gradual retirement obsolete for many.  

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