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Mentoring, Arts Education Help Future Workers Find Focus
Manchester Bidwell Corp. President and Chief Executive Officer Bill Strickland Staffing World 2014 attendees that he's “in the business of recovering people who’ve been left behind.” The conference, sponsored by the American Staffing Association, was held Oct. 13-15 near Washington, D.C.
Workflex Likely to Expand Significantly, Though Not All Managers on Board
HR professionals say telecommuting and other flexible work options will increase substantially during the next five years, yet nearly three in four of them say managerial suppport isn't always there, according to a new Society for Human Resource Management survey.

Future of Work Presents Worldwide HR Challenges

Job-Training Grants Pair Colleges, Employers


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Identify Unconscious Bias for Workplace Efficiency
Unconscious bias—those subtle assumptions we make about others—is largely wired into how our brains work, but being aware of that can help us adopt strategies that allow for greater collaboration, Howard J. Ross told attendees of his session at the 2014 SHRM Diversity & Inclusion Conference & Exposition here Oct. 13.
Hiring Hispanics Requires Awareness of Differences
Staffing professionals must learn more about the nuances of the country's Hispanic population to better recruit from this growing labor market segment.
MSHA Awards $1M to Fund Mine Safety, Emergency Response Training
The training grants received by seven organizations are awarded for a 12-month performance period, and applicants must be state governments or nonprofit entities.
Navigate Cultural Differences to Succeed Across Borders

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Leadership Development: Growing Talent Strategically
This paper addresses the importance of linking leader development efforts to organizational strategy, as well as program design and participant selection considerations. It also presents a model for evaluating leadership development programs.

WHITE PAPER: Evolution of Employee Opinion Surveys—The Voice of Employee as a Strategic Business Management Tool
In recent years we have evolved our understanding of the critical concepts to measure, as well as the practical application of research methods, analytics and interventions surrounding employee surveys.


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Professional Development and Training Across Generations
Explore preferred learning styles and the level of professional development employees desire, regardless of age.
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The Collaborative Process of Setting Goals
Create goals that feed into employees' strengths and provide opportunity for growth and collaboration.
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Employee Surveys That Work: Improving Design, Use, and Organizational Impact provides guidance on who to include in  surveys,  issues to focus on, and balancing the tradeoffs involved.




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Developing Effective Coaching Skills
Nov 13 - 14 | Alexandria, Va.
Employee Development
Dec 11 - 12 | Alexandria, Va.
Organizational Development & Effectiveness
Nov 20 - 21 | Alexandria, Va.
Performance Management
Oct 29 | Chicago, Ill.
Nov 17 | Alexandria, Va.
Succession Planning
Oct 28 | Chicago, Ill.

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