Trends and Tides in Talent Development – atd

Going slowly in a fast world and trying something new in a field as old as learning are just some of the challenges facing talent developers today. Going slowly in a fast world and trying something new in a field as old as learning are just some of the challenges facing talent developers today. Business…
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How do You Use This Type of Intelligence?

  Most, if not all, hiring managers and recruiters have been faced with this picture: an endless amount of resumes submitted via email, job boards, or a corporate website and limited time to tackle them in between working on other assignments/duties. Depending on the size of the company and where the job positions have been…
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Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement 70% . That's the percentage of U.S. workers who aren't engaged at work according to the latest State of the American Workplace report, which was released by Gallup earlier this year. It might be better than the worldwide statistic (87%), but it still means the majority of America's workforce isn't quite as happy…
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Trends in Talent Acquisition

Trends in Talent Acquisition Talent acquisition, like all other functions, continues to change and evolve as time goes on and as new challenges and technologies emerge. Though 2017 is almost halfway through, here are three trends that are projected to continue throughout the year.   1. "Legacy Diversity" isn't the only focus for hiring diverse…
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Feedback is a Two-Way Street

Feedback is a Two-Way Street Giving and receiving feedback in the workplace is essential, whether you're an employee or the boss. Having transparent, but respectful conversations is key to both career and business growth; without knowing what's working and what's not, no improvement can be made and a standstill occurs. There's opportunity for feedback every…
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Uncover “Hidden” Leaders

Uncover "Hidden" Leaders Often times companies gain leaders in one of two ways; cultivating from the inside (programs, training, etc.) or hiring externally. While these are practices are tried and true, organizations are missing out on a talent source: internal "hidden" leadership potential. These individuals might have fallen under the radar because they aren't as…
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Do You Remember Your 1st Job?

Do You Remember Your 1st Job? According to a Pew Research Center analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau data, millennials are now the largest generation in the American workforce. Defined as individuals born between the early 1980's and late 1990's, odds are a hiring manager will have seen a lot of this generation, whether they're…
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The Most Valuable Type of Employee

The Most Valuable Type of Employee No matter what industry you work in or position you have open, hiring a "360-degree" individual will never steer you wrong. This type of employee is an asset because they move in every direction; they're aware of not only what's happening in their role, but in the roles around…
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How to Earn Your Manager’s Respect

How to Earn Your Manager's Respect We all want to be valued — and be viewed as valuable — at work. But respect isn’t a given; you have to earn it. Whether you have a new manager or have worked with your current boss for years, what can you do to make sure your boss…
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What Makes a Great CEO?

What Makes a Great CEO? A recent study by Russell Reynolds Associates and Hogan Assessment systems wanted to discover what differentiated the best CEO's from average ones. They wanted to examine stereotypes, like self-promoting, risk taking, and being extroverted and see if there really was a case for those attributes indicating a great CEO. In…
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