High Potential Development

An HCI Topic

High-potential talent can help secure your long-term talent planning and ensure a strong leadership pipeline. These people are the future leaders of your company, and by using targeted development and succession planning techniques, you can tap into their aspirations to lead big changes and transform markets. Learn about the many ways you can mold these high-potential leaders, capitalizing on their high performance to achieve crucial business goals.

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With eLearning Content, Being Real Counts

Blog | Author: Andrew Bateman | Source: HCI | Published: 22 hours ago

The phrase “Fake it til you make it” may have its uses, but let’s be real: perpetually pretending to be something or someone you’re not is exhausting. In fact, authenticity is increasingly cited as a critical element of success for business today. Consider a recent Harvard Business Review article, Creating the Best Workplace on Earth, which cites research from the London Business School indicating that employees that feel encouraged to express their authentic selves at work maintain a higher degree of commitment to the organization, greater individual performance and a stronger desire to collaborate.

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HR broker between management and vendors

The Rise of the HR Broker

Blog | Author: Breanne Harris, Solutions Architect and Social Media Strategist for Pearson TalentLens | Source: HCI | Published: August 21, 2014

Some trends in HR are great. Trends toward data-driven decision making, technology-enabled hiring, and even flexible schedules are significant improvements to the industry.
 
Other trends are not so great. Before we dig into the newest trend, I want you to ask yourself a few questions:

  • What are the key skills/competencies necessary for your company to grow in the next 5 years?
  • What are the skills you most need to cultivate in your next gen leaders? What are you doing to foster those skills?
  • What is your succession plan for the top 10 positions in your company? How are you preparing the next potential leaders in your organization for those roles?

 
And now here’s the most important question; who determines which skills receive training in your organization- managers or HR?

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The Recipe for Long-term Career Success

Blog | Author: Kip Kelly, UNC Executive Development Director of Marketing and Public Programs | Source: HCI | Published: August 6, 2014

There’s a simple recipe for long-term career success, with three main ingredients: knowledge, experience, and reflection.  On the surface, this sounds pretty simple.  You’re constantly collecting new knowledge and experience throughout your career. Don’t be fooled.  There’s a big difference between hoping you will gain the knowledge and skills you need and proactively pursuing the development opportunities that will ensure long term success.  You need to take control of your future, and that means developing a strategy that will enable you to reach your career goals.

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How to Improve Leadership with Neuroscience

Blog | Author: Kimberly Schaufenbuel, Program Director of UNC Executive Development | Source: HCI | Published: July 29, 2014

Leaders and HR professionals are continuously searching for better ways to engage, connect, and lead others. New advances in the field of neuroscience, the study of how the nervous system develops, its structure, and what it does, may help us unravel the physiology of leadership effectiveness. The mapping and studies done to date have shown definite neural connections in the brain that have allowed scientists to develop a deeper understanding of the interconnectedness of the brain and behavior.

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