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Organizations Need Coaching on How to Coach: Report

December 12, 2011
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Business results were 21 percent higher among organizations whose senior leaders ‘very frequently' make an effort to coach others, according to the Bersin & Associates study.
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2011 WINNER: Financial Impact—NetApp

December 1, 2011
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For its retention effort with a clear bottom-line boost, NetApp is the 2011 winner of the Optimas Award for Financial Impact.
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How Do We Turn Engineers Into Managers?

November 29, 2011
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We have terrific engineers who are highly skilled and highly motivated. When it comes to leadership, however, most do a lousy job making the transition. This is despite the fact that we offer established leadership programs. Is there anything we can do differently? —Engineering a Change, organizational development specialist, manufacturing, North Carolina
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How Do We Turn Engineers Into Managers?

November 29, 2011
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We have terrific engineers who are highly skilled and highly motivated. When it comes to leadership, however, most do a lousy job making the transition. This is despite the fact that we offer established leadership programs. Is there anything we can do differently? —Engineering a change, organizational development specialist, manufacturing, North Carolina
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When Johnny or Janey Comes Marching Home

November 28, 2011
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Veterans find it's a tough terrain in getting from the battlefield to their chosen field.
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Are Training Departments Becoming Obsolete?

November 16, 2011
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I work in the training and development department of a company that competes in the cellphone industry. Each of our departments has very specific tasks and functions. That got me wondering: Are training departments becoming obsolete in today's specialized companies? —Ruminating on Our Future, training officer, services, Perth, Australia
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Is There Anything New to Learn About Retention?

October 27, 2011
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How do we cope with what seems to be a reprise of the 'war for talent'? Retaining top talent is becoming a big issue in our organization, especially since we don't have a lot of flexibility on bonuses and raises. Is there anything new we can learn about ways to retain our best and brightest? —The Best Are Leaving, talent coordinator, not-for-profit, Karachi, Pakistan
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Six Sales Force Pitfalls

October 24, 2011
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Preparing for the HR Certification Institute Exams

October 20, 2011
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The SHRM Learning System may be the most popular study method for the HRCI exams, but there are other alternatives. Here are a few:
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Workers OK With Their Job but Seek Security, Communication

October 7, 2011
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SHRM’s 2011 Employee Job Satisfaction Survey shows that 83 percent of 600 randomly selected employees are satisfied with their current job. However, only 28 percent reported being satisfied with job security, which has ranked as the most important aspect of job satisfaction for four years in a row.
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