Leadership Development Plans

“Leadership Development Plan” sounds like HR mumbo-jumbo… cue employees groaning and hoping that they have a conflict with the scheduled training. In reality, this type of employee development can be a miraculous “cure for what ails you” when it comes to workplace problems. Leadership development, in its most basic form, sets a series of goals […]

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Continuing Education: Perks and Pitfalls

Employee compensation talks usually center around a dollar figure. However, perks like continuing education can be an integral part of the benefits package offered to your employees. It can also increase employee loyalty and productivity. Still, this benefit has the potential to backfire on your company if not effectively managed. Here are some tips for […]

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Developing Self-Motivated Employees

Instead of having a small party every time an employee completes an email, report, or presentation, how should managers, supervisors, and human resources professionals help their employees be self-motivated? On the Human Resources website Fistful of Talent, author Tim Sackett delineates what merits reward and what doesn’t: “I believe in the daily grind. People who […]

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