Some businesses may think that their leadership development programs are unnecessary. However, a new, wide-ranging study is claiming that leadership training is essential—and it’s hard to argue with the 42 years’ worth of data it presents.
By Theresa Damato In training, one size doesn’t fit all. With thoughts on this issue and how companies can address it in order to best train their workforces, we present an article by Theresa Damato, vice president of Worldwide Marketing for Saba Software.
Every company agrees that well-prepared leaders are essential for business success, but how satisfied are you with the success of your leadership development efforts? If you are like most participants in a recent survey, you probably see a need for improvement.
In yesterday’s Advisor, we presented thoughts on bite-sized learning from a session at the annual Association for Talent Development (ATD) Conference and Exposition held recently in Denver, Colorado. Today, another ATD speaker has advice for determining the return on investment (ROI) of training programs.
by Linda Itskovitz HR isn’t just about administration, compliance, and onboarding anymore. Between training, metrics, and employee engagement, the field has evolved into a strategic business role within the organization. Linda Itskovitz, vice president of marketing for GuideSpark, has tips for delivering strategic HR.
In yesterday’s Advisor, we gave you 10 reasons that training is a good investment to help you make the business case for training. Today, we show you how to prove the value of your training with return on investment (ROI) analysis.
Today’s Advisor gives you a wealth of valuable information and research to make your case to top management, including 10 good reasons training is a sound investment and 5 ways you can increase the return on your training investment even more.
Human resources professionals are under ever-increasing pressure to achieve measurable results and return on investment (ROI) from coaching assignments. However, research* suggests that less than 40 percent of organizations review coaching assignments once completed, leaving them with no clear idea of what has been achieved. With budgets remaining tight and development needs still as […]
In an article that first appeared on HR.BLR.com, guest columnist Elizabeth Dukes from iOffice.com writes that while the top leaders’ instincts are much of what helped them rise to the top, many of their most valuable tools are learned skills. If you are looking to advance into a top leadership position, here are 5 more […]
“There’s a lot of onboarding going on and not so much extensive assimilation coaching,” says Diane Egbers, president of Leadership Excelleration, Inc., (LEI Consulting) (www.leadershipexcelleration.com). She is also a coauthor of The Ascending Leader: Conquer the Seven Enemies of Success—A Strategic Guide for the Newly Promoted (Smart Business Network, 2013). Onboarding and orientation address the […]