Career Development

An HCI Topic

Traditional career paths no longer exist in organizations today. Instead, offer your employees dynamic development and learning opportunities that provide them with the skills they need to move up and around your organization. Learn how to create development programs that utilize performance plans, stretch assignments, departmental rotations, and coaching and mentorship to prepare employees for new responsibilities.

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Gear Up Career Development Infographic

Blog | Author: Jenna Filipkowski | Source: HCI | Published: September 8, 2014

Explore Podcasts, Webcasts and  Executive interviews from the Human Capital Institute (HCI) to learn best practices and new ideas from thought leaders on career development.

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HCIPodcast: Examining Executive Development Trends

Podcast | Published: September 5, 2014
In a follow up podcast to the recent HCI webcast, 2014 Trends in Executive Development, we interviewed Bonnie Hagemann, Principal Consultant, Executive Development Associates to further discuss the current state of executive development. Key ... 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

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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White Paper

Emotional Intelligence: Can Companies Really Feel Their Way to Success?

White Paper | Author: Lauren Garris, former UNC Executive Development Client Relationship Manager | Source: UNC Executive Development 2013 | Published: August 28, 2014
World-class organizations such as BMW, Coca-Cola, L'Oreal, and Shell know emotional intelligence provides real, bottom-line value. That's why they make it a strategic priority. The question is: How do you teach executives, managers, and ... Read more