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Talent Managers Need to 'Step Up'
Identifying the skills needed by top talent and providing the right mix of work experiences for those employees can be approached by thinking about “head, heart and guts.”


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Emotions Play Role in Decision-Making
Feelings take precedence in decision-making for senior business leaders, according to a study on emotions and business. Researchers also discovered that executives believe values, company culture and reputation are just as important as big data when it comes to making decisions.
Pave the path for success When star employees return.
Jobs Training Bill Now Law        
A jobs training bill designed to untangling a complex web of federal workforce training programs and help unemployed U.S. workers get the skills they need to find jobs was signed into law by President Barack Obama on July 22, 2014.
When it comes to conducting business in emerging markets, one must understand the effects a country’s key cultural values will have on business success.
Maynard: Why Are You Here?
No matter how challenging  difficulties may seem, everyone has the ability to overcome, said motivational speaker Kyle Maynard at the Society for Human Resource Management's 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition.
Change Stressing Workers? Turn to Millennials for Help
Those born between 1981 and 2000 are so accustomed to adapting, comfortable around authority figures and confident about asking questions that they may be best suited to lead older workers in embracing company change.
Disney: Treat Employees Like Customers
Creating an environment where some 60,000 workers strive to "create happiness" daily is nothing short of a Herculean task for Walt Disney World's HR department.

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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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Hidden Drivers of Success
This book provides a framework for HR managers and business leaders to identify and extract crucial information to lead their enterprise, business unit, or department to success.




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