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Lead with Learning: Build an Ecosystem of Content and Context

Blog | Author: Meg Temple, Senior Content Manager, SumTotal Sytems, A Skillsoft Company | Source: HCI | Published: 9 hours ago

The struggle to find people to fill open positions is a familiar story for HR leaders. Whether you call it a labor crisis or the “war for talent,” the quest for skilled employees is universal. Executives are frustrated because key roles remain unfilled. Employees are eager to move into new roles, but lack the required skills. The same challenges that prevent people from realizing their potential — insufficient and infrequent access to training and information, coupled with a lack of personalized, contextual learning delivery – also keep companies from cultivating a perennial source of talent. Rather than a labor crisis, we are in the midst of a learning crisis.

 

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Is it Time for a Workforce Planning Audit?

Blog | Author: Tracey Smith | Source: HCI | Published: 2 days ago

Perhaps you’ve been on the workforce planning journey for a year or two or perhaps even longer. You’ve come a long way and now you are starting to wonder how mature your workforce planning function is relative to “best practice” and other companies. It may be time for a third-party audit of your strategic workforce planning initiative.

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Are You Leveraging Data Driven Learning?

Blog | Author: Victor Morvillo | Source: HCI | Published: 3 days ago

In the Internet driven marketing world we live in today companies across all industries are interested in and tracking our every interaction with them, whether occurring over the web, in the brick and mortar locations via an IVR (Interactive Voice Response) system, or while on the phone with a customer support representative. In turn, companies use analytic techniques to mine an extensive array of data to identify how best to acquire, convert, and retain customers. Once visitors are on a website, all that valuable behavioral data is captured and used to segment customers and prospects by their actions.

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Finding and Hiring the Right Contractor

Article | Source: MBO Partners | Published: October 27, 2014
You need to find a savvy, quality-minded professional who respects a strict budget and grasps the technical nuances of complex databases. Work needs to get done, and there’s no time to waste. Where’s the best place to start looking, ... Read more
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Engaging Jobseekers

Article | Published: October 24, 2014
What are the latest trends about what Jobseekers and Employees are thinking for 2014?  KellyOCG shares the results of their recent research into this topic with a short video. Read more
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Five Steps for Developing Better Leaders

Blog | Author: Matt Poepsel, PhD, Vice President, Product Management, PI Worldwide | Source: HCI | Published: October 20, 2014

In most organizations, talent development investments are restricted to the executive level while first- and second-level leaders are largely left underserved. For these future leaders, the essential practice of coaching — helping the individual clarify and move toward a specified goal, higher level of job performance, improved state of being, or some other positive outcome — can increase employee satisfaction, improve communication, and reinforce other forms of learning. A coaching process that employs specific, progressive steps can help future leaders reach their full potential.

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