Tag: leadership

Do New Hires Have to Have Leadership Qualities?

According to research conducted by Gallup, only 1 in 10 people possess the talent to manage others, and companies fail to choose the right candidate for managerial and leadership roles 82% of the time. This means most organizations still have a long way to go when selecting their leaders and management staff.

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Mentors also Benefit from Mentorship Programs

Millennials are flooding the workplace and now make up a majority of the entire workforce. And over 60% of them want and expect mentors or are already benefiting from having one. So, you’ll want to consider implementing a viable mentorship program to attract and retain top talent in the years to come.

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How to Evaluate the Effectiveness of your Blended Learning Courses

According to research and reputable studies, blended learning courses and techniques offer companies a more cost-effective and efficient way to deliver engaging and successful learning content to their employees.1 But how should learners taking blended learning courses be evaluated so you know that real learning is actually taking place both inside and outside of the […]

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Leading, Unofficially

This edition of The Oswald Letter is a guest post from Elizabeth Petersen, Project Director for Simplify Compliance. For most of us, the path to becoming a leader starts years before an official leadership title and a team of employees are granted.

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How to Improve Managers’ Lives

Are your managers happy? Are they satisfied with their jobs? How can the HR team (or the greater organization) impact their satisfaction levels and make the job less frustrating?

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What Women Leaders Need to Know to Advance their Careers

The world of business is changing rapidly, and according to Ellevest cofounder Sallie Krawcheck, “It’s changing in ways that make us women more valuable assets to our companies. Women do bring different strengths … that are good for business.”

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Does Your Company Provide Soft Skills Training for IT?

IT’s role in an organization has changed over the last 5 or 10 years, but has HR kept up? Today I am joined by Casey Foss, CMO at West Monroe Partners about the role that soft skills have to play when it comes to IT.

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3 Ways to Prepare Millennials for Leadership Positions

We’re in the middle of a substantial workforce gap. As Baby Boomers and Gen Xers proceed into retirement, Millennials are taking over as the largest portion of the U.S. workforce, according to Pew Research—leaving a huge gap to fill in terms of leadership.

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