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Why Should Our Small Firm Care About Career Planning?

January 25, 2013
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Even though we have fewer than 200 employees, how could our human resources function develop career paths for them? —-Forward Thinker, HR director, publishing/communication/advertising, Dearborn, Michigan
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As Career Development Lags, Workers Grow Restless

January 16, 2013
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A new survey shows 19 million employees are angling to change their jobs in 2013.
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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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Veterans Affairs Learning University: Optimas Award Winner for Service

November 1, 2012
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For empowering employees to shape their own careers and identify opportunities for development, Veterans Affairs Learning University is the 2012 winner of the Optimas Award for Service.
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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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Get Millennials Out of Their Comfort Zone When It Comes to Training

October 2, 2012
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Letting students determine what delivery systems work best for them when there may be other more effective ways for them to master critical knowledge and applications is an abdication of leadership responsibility.
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Grabbing a Seat: Developing CHROs in the 2000s and Today

September 12, 2012
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To celebrate Workforce's 90th anniversary, we're running a series of articles looking at important workforce-related issues with a then-and-now theme. This installment examines HR leaders branching off into other executive roles in the 2000s and today. In November, we will look back at the employment deal over the past 90 years.
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Skilled Workers Scarce Despite Unemployment

August 21, 2012
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Staffing company ManpowerGroup of Milwaukee said in a 2011 survey that 52 percent of employers were having problems filling critical positions. That number was up 14 percent from the previous year.
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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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How Do We Prove the Value of Training to Our Executives?

July 31, 2012
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Where can I find data on reinforcement of training? Our learning and development group wants to prepare a report for our executives. —All Ears, performance development consultant, communications, Dallas
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