Very Close to my Heart: Creating a Bully-free Workplace

For those who know me well, they know the issue of bullies in the workplace is an issue very close to my heart. It is amazing how much bullies can suck the motivation out of a team and how this can have a direct impact on performance. You can hire the most competent people on… Continue reading Very Close to my Heart: Creating a Bully-free Workplace

The New Paradigm of Advantage

Great take by Umair Haque on the necessary paradigm shift that companies must in order to be agents of change rather than simply agents of opportunity. Author Umair Haque writes that the 21st century demands from firms of all stripes: a paradigm shift in the nature of advantage. Here’s something you might not know. There’s… Continue reading The New Paradigm of Advantage

The Importance of Learning in Talent Management Strategy

Cornerstone OnDemand has published a new white paper titled “Failing to Learn: Why Learning is Critical to Strategic Talent Management.” Focussed on best practices, the paper addresses how learning is essential for: Onboarding: Avoid making new hires sink or swim in your organization. Performance: Develop employees in the middle, not just high and low performers.… Continue reading The Importance of Learning in Talent Management Strategy

ePortfolio: Uncovering the Talent in your Organization

I went to beautiful Banff, Alberta to deliver a presentation on ePortfolios at the Canadian Association for Prior Learning Assessment (CAPLA) conference’s conversation café. Presentation Summary An ePortfolio is an online record of formal and nonformal learning experiences and accomplishments which goes beyond the traditional résumé form. The objective of my presentation is to look… Continue reading ePortfolio: Uncovering the Talent in your Organization