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Competency Based Training Explained

I am seeing a lot more interest lately in competency-based training for educational institutions and the workplace. People often ask me to explain competency-based training. If you would like a quick explanation about what it is and how it can …

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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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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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5 Human Resource Consulting Gems That Will Help You Grow Your Business

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Human resource challenges can affect productivity and profit. Such situations are often unique to your organization and employees and, therefore, require specialized solutions. Could a human resource consulting firm help you deal with these challenges? Definitely. A consulting firm with …

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Five Great Reasons to Embrace Competency Mapping

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 “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there.” This is a common misquote from Alice in Wonderland. However, it works when we talk about training. How many times do companies send employees off on courses …

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Competency Analysis Worked for Ford. Why Reinvent the Wheel?

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History has the potential to teach many invaluable lessons. The problem is that sometimes these lessons are lost in time or fail to be apparent; sometimes we must read between the lines to find the lesson. I’d like to shed …

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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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