- Executive coaching
In the 2008 CIPD Annual Learning and Development survey in the UK, 71 per cent of the 730 companies surveyed were using either internal or external coaching. Of this group, 44 per cent offered coaching to all employees.
- Establish your own recognition tradition
In Europe 50,000 white-collar workers were asked the question: “When looking for a new job, what motivates others and what motivates you?” Eighth in the list of what they thought motivated others was: “A full appreciation of work done” – but that answer was ranked first on their list of what motivated them
- Road Test: Bringing Learning Alive
Early on the first day of this two-day public course, Allan Parker tells us he keeps up his skills by observing the world’s best speakers a few times each year.
- Helping line managers deliver tough messages
Some of our line managers are reluctant to have difficult conversations with employees who are underperforming. How can they deliver tough messages in performance reviews and not alienate their staff?
- HR jabberwocky
Could someone please tell me the difference between “talent management” and “human capital management”? People come into the corporate world talking like normal people and within a month, a week if they’re quick learners, they are bereft of simple English. Conferences, speeches and meetings, are awash with trite terminology, each new phrase more convoluted than the last. And who is more imaginative and colourful than the HR folk.
- Breastfeeding benefits & the workplace
There is no doubt that breastfeeding gives a baby and mother the best start possible. Despite this only about one third of mothers still do so at 6 months, well below the World Health Organisation’s recommendation.