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When An Employee Outgrew Her Job Description: A Case Study

Janet began at your company in an entry-level accounting position 20 years ago.  When new computer technology was adopted in her department, she took an active part of the transition, working closely with your IT staff to configure the new …

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Avoiding the Chopping Block: Strategic Training and Skills Development

Why are human resources and training roles in organizations often seen as cost centers rather than critical drivers of organizational success? Why is training first on the chopping block when organizations look for cost savings? While many training professionals focus …

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A Bare Bones Guide to Training Consultants

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What is a training consultant? A training consultant is a person/company with vast experience in designing, analyzing, and developing training programs.  This person/company is hired by organizations to guide the implementation of training programs that maximize employee productivity, efficiency, and …

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A Seven Step Succession Planning Template

You can now purchase The Competency Group’s Succession Planning Template: A Step-by-step Guide for Organisations which is a user-friendly workbook designed to guide organizations through the essential process of creating and implementing a succession plan. Our forty-seven page resource provides easy-to-follow instructions for …

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