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3/17/11: Top Talent Development Posts this Week

March 17, 2011 by Wally Bock

Every week, I review blogs that cover talent development to find the very best talent development posts. This week, you’ll find pointers to pieces about learning technology, network analysis in recruiting, the leadership pipeline, and how gaming may affect talent management. From Karen O’Leonard: Increase in Learning Tech Spending “2010 was a turnaround year for […]

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Empowered Heroes

March 16, 2011 by Bill Bradley

HOT READS FOR THE PRACTITIONER Title: Does Your Company Allow for Heroes? Competencies: customer service, sales and marketing Who benefits: primarily senior managers and executives, secondarily anyone interested in delivering excellent customer service Consultant Usage: important for executive coaches and trainers who are involved with a client’s customer service or sales and marketing What’s it […]

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How about a “War for Team Players?”

March 15, 2011 by Wally Bock

When I was in my last year of high school I was selected for a church basketball league all-star team. Right after school let out, our team of New York City all stars travelled through the Midwest for two weeks. We played two kinds of teams during that time. We played other all star teams […]

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The Careers We Choose: Gender, Personality and Occupational Interests

March 13, 2011 by Ken Nowack

“Why join the Navy if you can be a pirate?” Steve Jobs For over 40 years, one robust theory of career choice has been based on the idea that choice of vocation is really an expression of personality (Holland, 1973).  A person can be described as having interests associated with each of six personlity types […]

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TGIF – Men, Women & Money

March 11, 2011 by Bill Bradley

As the week winds down, we wind down with some tidbits for your information, education, health, and enjoyment. Quote of the Week: Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.  Timothy Leary Humor Break: Little known fact about Compensation Practices: Your pay raise is just large enough to increase your taxes and just […]

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3/10/11: Top Talent Development Posts this Week

March 10, 2011 by Wally Bock

Every week, I review blogs that cover talent development to find the very best talent development posts. This week, you’ll find pointers to pieces about identifying future leaders, why most new managers are clueless about how to succeed, why new executives fail, 360 degree feedback, and fighting the war for talent in manufacturing. The first […]

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The Wit and Wisdom of Einstein

March 9, 2011 by Bill Bradley

HOT READS FOR THE PRACTITIONER Title: Who knew? Competencies: creativity, innovation, managing self, problem solving, communications, self-development Who benefits: any reader of this Blog Consultant Usage: useful quotes in training and consulting situations What’s it about? I have been researching famous people and famous quotes recently.  I kept coming across quotes from Albert Einstein.  It […]

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One more reason to improve supervision

March 8, 2011 by Wally Bock

Bersin’s TalentWatch for the first quarter of 2011 includes lots of good information and analysis. The big news is that they found that almost half of their survey respondents now see business growth at or above plan. One in four reported annual revenue growth of more than ten percent. Naturally, HR departments are now ramping […]

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TGIF – “Man vs Email”

March 4, 2011 by Bill Bradley

As the week winds down, we wind down with some tidbits for your information, education, health, and enjoyment. Quote of the Week: I am definitely going to take a course on time management… just as soon as I can work it into my schedule. Louis E. Boone Humor Break: Time is nature’s way of keeping […]

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3/3/11: Top Talent Development Posts this Week

March 3, 2011 by Wally Bock

Every week, I review blogs that cover talent development to find the very best talent development posts. This week, you’ll find pointers to pieces about employment law, coaching ROI, why CHROs think they’re not good at leadership development, and employee engagement trends. From Mark Neuberger: Getting Down to Management Basics: My 5 Postulates of Employment […]

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