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Succession Progression

January 13, 2006
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Done with the right technology, succession planning that reaches deep into the hierarchy can build a company's reputation as a great place to work and, perhaps most important, further strategic goals.
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Talent Management Systems Make Inroads With Employers

January 6, 2006
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Next-generation software products combine learning, performance and succession-planning functions in an integrated suite.
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Faster Business Pace Gives Rise to Rapid E-learning

January 6, 2006
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Live and on-demand technologies help companies carry out training and distribute important corporate updates on the fly.
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Companies Send Employees on Volunteer Projects Abroad to Cultivate Leadership Skills

December 2, 2005
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Programs can be good recruitment and retention tools and may help participants rethink how they work with other people.
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Custom-fit Communication

December 2, 2005
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A high-tech company finds a high-tech solution for cross-cultural education.
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Family-friendly in India

December 2, 2005
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Sierra Atlantic's "take your parents to work" program is a recognition of the importance of family and parental guidance in Indian culture. It helps the company's recruiting efforts in a competitive market.
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Crossing Cultures

December 2, 2005
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As the world gets smaller, understanding country-specific differences becomes a business imperative. U.S.-based businesses operating on a global scale ramp up training to help employees better comprehend their international co-workers and customers.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Decide Which Is Better Internal Promotion or Hiring Outside the Organization

November 18, 2005
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What are the likely advantages and disadvantages of promoting one of our internal staff members, as opposed to hiring from outside?
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Pulling Rank to Put Recruits on a Post-service Career Path

November 2, 2005
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The Army's recruiting chief has made it his mission to line up private-and public-sector employers to participate in a program that connects recruits with companies they might work for after their service ends.
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Manpower Mission

November 2, 2005
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The Army has to go beyond financial incentives in order to solve its manpower crisis, appealing to young people's values and life goals. The ways it's going about closing its enlistment gap hold valuable lessons for the private sector.
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