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Talent Management Facts #44

March 1, 2015 by Ken Nowack

“42.7 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.” Steven Wright Another addition of leadership and talent management “facts” from all over the world. Some intuitive and some not….what do you think? 1. According to the CIPD/Halogen Software Employee Outlook survey, 33% of employees in the public sector stated they believed their organization’s […]




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Another Look in the Mirror: Does 360 Feedback Really Work?

February 9, 2015 by Ken Nowack

“Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.” Franklin B. Jones I think we need to do a “360” on 360 feedback1. How would you like to be diagnosed with a new illness and have your doctor tell you that the latest wonder drug has shown […]




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Talent Management Facts #43

January 18, 2015 by Ken Nowack

“42.7 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.”  Steven Wright New Talent Management Facts Another addition of leadership and talent management “facts” from all over the world. Some intuitive and some not….what do you think? 1. Super-commuting across the country once a week is on the rise in major regions in the […]




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Talent Management Facts #42

December 21, 2014 by Ken Nowack

42.7 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.”  Steven Wright Another addition of leadership and talent management “facts” from all over the world.  Some intuitive and some not….what do you think? 1. Productivity levels wax early in the week, and wane quickly, according to a survey by staffing services company Accountemps.  Approximately […]




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Talent Management Facts #41

November 2, 2014 by Ken Nowack

“42.7 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.”  Steven Wright Another addition of leadership and talent management “facts” from all over the world.  Some intuitive and some not….what do you think? 1. While most employees sought job opportunities in 2014, a majority of human resources professionals planned to stay put according to […]




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Talent Management Facts #40

September 28, 2014 by Ken Nowack

“42.7 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.”  Steven Wright Another addition of leadership and talent management “facts” from all over the world.  Some intuitive and some not….what do you think? 1. The new CareerCast.com Jobs Rated study reported on the nation’s least stressful jobs for 2014: 1) Audiologist; 2) Hair stylist; 3) Jeweler; […]




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True Team Leaders Don’t Lead–They Follow

May 25, 2014 by Ken Nowack

“It’s easy to get good players. Getting them to play together, that’s the hard part.” Casey Stengel One of the things we have done for the last 20 years is to identify potential future leaders for organizations using developmental assessment centers1. The assessment centers are typically several days long and encompass a wide range of […]




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More Talent Management Facts #36

April 13, 2014 by Ken Nowack

“42.7 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.”  Steven Wright A New Collection of Talent Management Facts Another addition of leadership and talent management “facts” from all over the world.  Some intuitive and some not….what do you think? 1. Results from a recent research study by Dr. Christopher Mayhorn at NC State […]




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Hiring: Google’s Real Hiring Secret

March 5, 2014 by Wally Bock

“At a time when many people are asking, “How’s my kid gonna get a job?” I thought it would be useful to visit Google and hear how [Laszlo]Bock [Google’s VP of People Operations] would answer.” That’s why Tom Friedman says he wrote “How to Get a Job at Google.” That could be the most misleading […]




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Talent Management Facts #43

February 22, 2014 by Ken Nowack

“42.7 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.” Steven Wright Another addition of leadership and talent management “facts” from all over the world. Some intuitive and some not….what do you think? 1. According to the CIPD/Halogen Software Employee Outlook survey, 33% of employees in the public sector stated they believed their company’s […]




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