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2017-11-14

Succession Planning: Retaining Skills and Knowledge in Your Workforce

By Government of Alberta, Human Services

Employees can hold vast amounts of key experience, information, and skills, which walk out the door when they retire or leave an organization for other reasons. Employers that are unprepared can be left scrambling to run their day-to-day operations.

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2017-10-10

Hate Firing People? Then Hire Behaviour Instead

By Don Schmincke

At some point, every business owner, manager, or human resources professional has to let an employee go. It’s a fact of business everyone hates...

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2017-10-04

Don’t Take New Hires For Granted

By Bill Lee

Hiring good people is only half the battle. The other half is keeping them, especially in a relatively strong economy where quality people are difficult to attract.

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2017-10-03

Learning Curves: Four Tips for Success

By Betty Bailey

It doesn’t matter how brilliant your vision and strategy are if you can’t get the soldiers, the weapons, the vehicles, the gasoline, the chow…to the right people, at the right place, at the right time.

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2017-10-02

Create the Conditions to Ensure Team Success

By Roger K. Allen

Much writing on leadership focuses on the capabilities and behaviours of effective leaders of large divisions or enterprises. We read about such important characteristics as transparency, vision, authenticity, and...

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2017-09-22

How to Identify Who Is About to Quit

By Dr. John Sullivan

Few things are more shocking to a manager then having a top-performing employee suddenly quit on them. Some managers have described it as a “kick in the gut”.

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