Archive for the 'Talent Management' Category

New Year’s Resolutions for Business Success

Monday, December 31st, 2012

This is the time when many of us think about what we can do to have a more productive and rewarding New Year. If being more successful in your career is on your list, here are a few ideas to consider. Recent Graduate – Getting Started The job market is still tough. Look for an […]

The Mental Model: Thinking like an Expert

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Many companies are caught between a rock and a hard place. As experts with critical knowledge walk out the door carrying years of experience, their replacements often aren’t ready to take over, much less perform at a competent level. Wouldn’t it be great if you could teach your employees to think like your best experts? […]

Can KM Practices Reduce Employee Attrition?

Friday, June 8th, 2012

This question was posted recently on the Knowledge Management LinkedIn group by Avinish Mishra (http://lnkd.in/TsQBRj). Most responders thought that KM did not have an effect outside of creating a sense of belonging or job satisfaction. My experience is different. I believe there is an indirect but strong relationship between KM and attrition.  About 10 years […]

Ignite Business Growth with Productivity

Friday, March 16th, 2012

A top concern of CEOs is business growth and strategies that produce the greatest impact with the least amount of risk and effort.  One of the most overlooked strategies is productivity improvement.  Focusing on processes, enabling technology, employee performance and retention can have a significant impact on growth without the need for significant capital investment. […]

What Keeps Your CEO Awake?

Monday, January 16th, 2012

Annual surveys by The Conference Board (CB) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) ask hundreds of CEOs to identify their top business priorities. In 2011, both surveys found very similar results. The Conference Board identified and ranked the following priorities: Business growth Talent development Cost optimization Innovation Government regulations It is not surprising that all of the challenges […]