Retention and Engagement
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By 2020, approximately two thirds of the United States workforce will need some post-secondary education to be gainfully employed. Increased importance and rising costs have prompted debate about the value of higher education. Corporations have stepped up to fill the gap and get the workforce they need. Learn more about how on-the-job performance is a critical element of this ongoing debate.
There is ample evidence that dependable and competent future leaders are becoming difficult to find as the demand and competition for star employees increases. Though all companies need to think about leadership transitions, larger and more established organizations seem uniquely positioned to adopt employee development programs. This meta-analysis explores the identification and development of high-potential employees.
There is no denying that veterans bring unique skills and talents to civilian organizations, but that doesn't mean the transition from military to civilian employment is easy.
Fortunately, many organizations are experiencing success after implementing veteran employment initiatives. Learn more about the value of veterans, the struggles they face in civilian life, and the need for strategic veteran advancement programs.
Many leaders have difficulty developing effective ideas that generate greater enthusiasm among their employees. In this Colloquium overview, you will gain a better understanding of the word "engagement" and its effect on business outcomes, skills necessary to lead and retain productive employees, and engagement strategies that will create a positive and lasting impact.
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In today's competitive global marketplace, it's important to effectively manage our talent in order to thrive.
The ever changing demographic of our workforce, along with the increase in technological innovation, makes talent management a challenge. The very definition of "talent" and what it means to an organization has shifted as well.
Learn from Jason Lauritsen, Principal Consultant at Bulletproof Talent, how to define and measure talent in a group setting, different emerging forms of talent, and new models for thinking about talent planning.
Presented January 24, 2012. Watch the video presentation.
In a world of ever-accelerating change and global competition, organizations can no longer afford to let innovation be the responsibility of a few individuals or departments.
As the balance of power has shifted to the consumer, continuous innovation, creativity, and organizational learning by the entire organization is required for survival.
Learn from R. John Welsh, Ph.D., how a culture of innovation can be inoculated organization-wide and become part of your firm's DNA - and why NOT doing so will have severe long-term effects.
Presented October 25, 2011. Watch the video presentation.
On January 1, 2011, 76 million baby boomers began a steady cycle of retirement that will unleash one of the largest demographic and economic upheavals the United States has ever experienced. Gen Xers and Millennials will not be able to replace the 40 percent gap in the U.S. workforce. These younger generations also cannot be expected to replace perhaps an even greater unknown amount of tacit and explicit knowledge necessary to successfully operate the public and private sectors as we know them today. Serious efforts must be undertaken now to document and transfer this knowledge to the next generations.
Traditional business models and their heavy focus on dispassionate metrics and measures have resulted in organizations consumed with cost cutting and growing shareholder profits by nearly any means possible. This imperative has created unnecessarily competitive work environments and eroded co-worker trust and teamwork. An unconventional business value, altruism is proving to be a worthwhile alternative to the norm, improving organizational performance through employees' self-motivation to achieve a higher standard of accountability and purpose.
Even in times of budget cuts organizations must continue the operation of training and development. This presentation brings to the table a number of practical, implementable ways your organization can increase the quality of your training offerings while incurring little to no cost.
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What's the state of learning today? Perhaps it's the state of confusion. We can spend all the time in the world applying learning theory and designing new delivery models, but it is all for naught if learners are not able to apply what we have taught them.
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