Coaching and Mentoring

An HCI Topic

Employees navigating your organization will always be better prepared when they are guided by other leaders and actively share knowledge with them. You can utilize external executive coaches to provide objective advice and goal-setting skills, and you can create a mentoring program to bridge the generational and skills gaps in your workforce. Learn how to evaluate the effectiveness of these programs, and demonstrate the ROI of creating a culture that actively supports coaching and mentoring.

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Blog

Bringing Mindfulness to the Workplace

Blog | Author: Kimberly Schaufenbuel | Source: HCI | Published: February 6, 2015

In today’s work world, we face multiple stressors, demands, and pressures, not to mention constant connectivity through smart phones, social media, and tablet computers. Consulting firm AON Hewitt estimates that 35 percent of U.S. employers in 2013 offered employee stress-reduction programs, and that estimate is expected to grow (AON Hewitt, 2013). Business leaders are increasingly looking for ways to reduce employee stress, and many employers—like Google, Aetna, Target, and General Mills, to name a few—have found that introducing mindfulness into their workplace not only lowers employee stress, but improves focus, clarity of thinking, decision-making, emotional intelligence, and more. 

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Webcast

Your High-potential Leaders: Tell or Don’t Tell?

Webcast | Presented By: James Peters, Cori Hill, Lisa Niesen | Webcast Aired: December 16, 2014
Do you tell individuals at your organization that they are designated as high-potential leaders? Whether to inform nominees of their high-potential status is a difficult question. Some organizations hold back, fearing egos will take over, ... Read more
Webcast

The Prism Effect: An Inside Look at Successful Coaching Programs

Webcast | Presented By: Mark Ruth, Dilep Misra, Matt Becker | Webcast Aired: December 10, 2014
Since 2005, the International Coach Federation (ICF) International Prism Award has honored businesses and organizations with coaching programs that fulfill rigorous professional standards, address key strategic goals, shape ... Read more
White Paper

Strategic Skills: Closing the New Talent Gap

White Paper | Author: Judy Chartrand, Ph.D., Chad Fife, MBA and Scott Flander | Source: Pearson TalentLens | Published: December 9, 2014
Here is the new normal in today’s business world: ambiguity, complexity, hyper-competitiveness, and blinding-fast change. But there is also another new normal: today’s emerging leaders simply are not ready. Extensive ... Read more
Blog

The Status of Critical Thinking in the Workplace

Blog | Author: Breanne Harris, Solutions Architect and Social Media Strategist for Pearson TalentLens | Source: HCI | Published: December 5, 2014

If you read enough blog posts or journal articles in the talent management industry, you may have the overwhelming feeling that the sky is falling. Post after post details the impending leadership crisis, the unruliness and lack of loyalty among Millenials, and that’s before we even cross into issues like declining employee engagement and digital disruptions. 

And yet, in many ways, the sky is actually falling.

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