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2018 Round-up: Our Top 10 Reads This Year
2018 Round-up: Our Top 10 Reads This Year

A lot has happened in 2018. Remember when we had the Olympics in February? Seems forever ago, doesn’t it?

Professional Development 101: How to Develop High-Potential (HIPO) Employees
Professional Development 101: How to Develop High-Potential (HIPO) Employees

Engaging high-potential employees (HIPOs) is critical to business success. After all, between 50 and 70 percent of organizations feel they are impacted by a shortage of qualified leaders.

Professional Development 101: How to Provide Feedback
Professional Development 101: How to Provide Feedback

If you struggle to give feedback to your employees, you’re not alone; some 37% of managers find it hard to give feedback to workers about their performance.

Professional Development 101: Back to Basics
Professional Development 101: Back to Basics

Is your organization kicking off or increasing spend on upskilling talent with professional development?

A Data-Driven Approach to High-Potential (HiPo) Programs and Initiatives (Yes, It's Possible!)
A Data-Driven Approach to High-Potential (HiPo) Programs and Initiatives (Yes, It's Possible!)

The top 1% of your workforce accounts for 10% of organizational output. The top 5% accounts for 25%. It’s no wonder that 66% of organizations report that they purposefully identify high-potential employees.

A Case for Talent-Based Competency Models (And How AI Can Help)
A Case for Talent-Based Competency Models (And How AI Can Help)

The Future of Competency Models, Part 2. In our last blog post, we came down a little harsh on competency models. We aren’t going to apologize though; it was pretty well-deserved.

The Incompetence of Competency Models: Why They Fail (And How to Fix Them)
The Incompetence of Competency Models: Why They Fail (And How to Fix Them)

The Future of Competency Models, Part 1. The words “competency model” may feel a little dated, but competency models when created and used correctly are only just reaching their heyday.

“Say What?” — How to Offer Effective Employee Development Feedback
“Say What?” — How to Offer Effective Employee Development Feedback

There is no shortage of ways to provide employee feedback. Holding one-on-ones? Using a 360? Offering in-the-moment feedback via an app? Soliciting self evaluations? Rating people on scales or against behavioral checklists or career objectives?

Is Your Employee Development Actually Working?
Is Your Employee Development Actually Working?

Organizations are increasingly putting money into employee training efforts. In the U.S., among companies and educational institutions with 100 or more employees, spending on external training products and services increased 32.5% in 2017 to $90.6 billion.

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