With the global economy in a state of seemingly perpetual flux and the workforce changing rapidly it’s more mportant than ever to develop a strategic workforce plan that is anchored in both the present and future. Gaining ...Read more
Fewer than one in five people trust business or government leaders to tell the truth when confronted with a difficult issue, according to a yearly “trust barometer” survey by the giant public relations firm Edelman.Read more
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IT was once a wry joke that the military was designed by geniuses to be run by idiots. Not anymore, Tim Kane writes. As an all-volunteer force, the young men and women who serve these days are top drawer; it is the institution that is idiotic, he ...Read more
Coaching a direct report is a matter of making a personal connection.
Making efficient use of the connection is vital, and for that reason advice passed along by Peter Tobolowsky, a noted character actor with recurring roles in Glee, Heroes and ...
Executive coaches are sometimes called corporate shrinks. And while most of us would argue vehemently that what we do doesn’t approach psychological therapy — and we’re careful to steer clear of it — we will admit that we ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 ...Read more
Nearly three in four employers plan to hand out year-end bonuses in 2012, according to a new survey by Chicago-based outplacement giant Challenger, Gray & Christmas. That’s quite a boost from last year, when only 53% of firms planned to ...Read more
"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. ...Read more
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).
Companies ...Read more
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 ...Read more
Despite people in their 30s being in highest demand, a 55-year old with a steady employment history is easier for recruiters to place in a new job than a 30-year-old job hopper, according to survey results.Read more
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 ...Read more
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.Read more
Ping Fu, CEO of 3-D software company Geomagic, has also been a prisoner of Mao's Red Guard, a kidnapping victim, and an immigrant with $80 to her name. Here's how her unique past influenced her leadership style.Read more
FACT: 71% of the workforce is disengaged, causing US businesses $300 billion annually. Reducing turnover and improving productivity starts with you, the businessRead more