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Going(Globally) Mobile
Despite a growing need for globally mobile employees, a new survey finds almost half of companies do not have a strategy in place for addressing this need. Experts offer a few tips on how HR leaders can help get one up and running at their organizations.
Creating Effective Hi-Po Programs
While a high-potential program can be an effective tool for use in an organization's succession- and workforce-planning efforts, a new survey finds less than half of organizations actually have one.
Innovations in Mobile Learning
Having an effective mobile learning strategy does not include simply repurposing existing content, say experts.
Hitting the Mark
New research from Bersin by Deloitte connects "high-impact" employee-goal-setting practices with improved business outcomes.
Finding Leaders Early
What makes the companies on Aon Hewitt's 2014 Top Companies for Leaders list exceptional is different than in years past, and these organizations are more focused than ever on identifying and nurturing would-be leaders early on, experts say.
Hired Today, Gone Tomorrow
Experts confirm and bemoan survey findings showing millennials and recent college graduates are likely to leave first jobs within one year.
Empowering Hi-Po Women
Despite evidence of a direct and positive link between women leaders and the financial performance of an organization, a new report finds they are not receiving key work experiences deemed necessary to gain entry into the C-suite. What can organizations can do to close the gender gap?
What Makes for an Engaging Leader?
Recent research suggests that leaders capable of engaging employees are ones who can, among other things, help them understand their role in helping the business meet its goals.
Certifying Career Readiness
To help provide better qualified job candidates, an organization that's worked with high-school students for three decades has joined with 10 companies to create a new certification program that organizers are calling a "true differentiator."
A Costly Lack of Training
An appeals court recently ruled that a company's "failure to train" an employee can be an actionable form of employment discrimination. Experts cite the case as another example of the need to be able to demonstrate why an employee didn't receive an opportunity at advancement.
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Talent Management Column

A new study suggests MBA students no longer have the freedom to try out careers, but must, instead, choose their directions early on -- and have industry and intern experience behind them.
Betting on Retention Dec 29, 2014