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How a Succession Planning Strategy Can Help Your Bottom Line

 by Patrick Allen, Vice President of Strategy and Development Succession planning is the process in which valuable insights, knowledge, and skills are captured from outgoing employees and shared with remaining or incoming ones. Why is this important for your business?  Often, the …

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Are you an Effective Team Manager?

Teams and groups are an inevitable and natural part of the workplace.  Teams are great for getting work done, protecting people’s interests, and satisfying the social needs of individuals.  Teamwork can make a large and seemingly insurmountable task doable. As …

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The Effect of Corporate Knowledge Loss

In 2004, a study of 240 organizations was conducted by TalentKeepers, who found that the greatest impact of employee turnover was lost knowledge – not profitability!  Lost knowledge had negatively affected a staggering 78% of the organizations. How does knowledge …

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Job Redesign: A Fundamental Element of the Organizational Change

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What is the purpose of job redesign? Job redesign tailors employee positions to an organization’s current functions and needs.  During times of change, job redesign ensures that organizational needs are filled by proficient employees.  Job redesign can involve something as …

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Knowledge Transfer: Critical Strategy for Public Sector Retirements

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The term “baby boomers” refers to people who were born between the years 1947 and 1966. In Canada, this demographic group makes up an amazing two-thirds of the public sector workforce. A Canadian public sector employee can retire at 55 …

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What is Succession Planning Anyway?

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In a world of tentative financial markets, mass retirements, labour shortages, and government cuts, succession planning has quickly become a buzz word in many industries. Even if you are familiar with this term, you may still have some questions about …

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Lost Knowledge, Lost Opportunity

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I was speaking with a business colleague recently who has a large number of retiring business owners seeking his assistance. He specializes in building websites for successful family-run businesses. Many business owners who built their success over many years of …

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Skills Transfer: A Sensible Solution to Labour Shortage

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The Canadian labour shortage in specialized skills has been a pressing concern for some time now. Employers are constantly on the lookout for people with the right skills to fill essential positions in major industries. On the other hand, the …

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