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What Is the Difference Between Career Growth and Career Development?

December 3, 2012
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Is there a distinction between career growth and career development? And why should we care? Our organization has a number of professional employees working in a career field, which makes us wonder if providing training and development really is as important as experts say. —Growth or No, HR consultant, finance/insurance/real estate, Lagos, Nigeria
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2012 Game Changer: Danielle Dorter

November 29, 2012
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Human resources director, ID Media Inc., New York
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'High-Performance Learning Organizations' Boost Business Results: Study

November 6, 2012
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Oakland, California-based research firm Bersin & Associates says companies with a sophisticated approach to employee development averaged three times higher revenue growth from 2008 to 2011.
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On the Right Course

October 24, 2012
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Big training investment pays off in performance and lower turnover rate for Hendrick Automotive Group.
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Why Do HR Pros Largely Ignore Tuition Programs?

October 17, 2012
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Why do human-resources and talent-management professionals tend to overlook the value of tuition assistance? —Premium on Education, talent management, education, Scottsdale, Arizona
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Survey: CIOs Place Value on Internships

August 7, 2012
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Seventy-nine percent of chief information officers said that internships are an important consideration when hiring new graduates for IT positions.
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Fly Fishing and Workplace Learning

August 7, 2012
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What does fly fishing have to do with workplace learning, particularly on topics where leadership skill and communication are involved? Everything.
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The Last Word: Have You Thanked Your Mentor Lately?

August 6, 2012
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After several years of fiscal malaise in this 'work-more' era of employees swamped with multiple tasks, let's be honest: Who has time to be a mentor?
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DreamWorks Animation Cultivates a Culture of Creativity

August 4, 2012
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How DreamWorks Animation created a work world that captures the imagination of its employees through perks designed to reduce stress.
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DreamWorks Animation Draws on Experience of Mentors to Integrate New Hires

August 3, 2012
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After an orientation, employees spend four to eight weeks training on the company's proprietary software. Then within their first 60 days, they attend a “welcome session,” hosted by CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg.
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