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Do I Really Need a LinkedIn Profile?

Nov 14, 2018 11:02:00 AM / by Nadia Nassif posted in Coaching, Candidates, Linkedin

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Preparing Advanced Degree Candidates to Interview Successfully 

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Coaching on Demand: Many Promises and a Few Precautions

Sep 28, 2018 2:00:00 PM / by Nadia Nassif posted in Coaching, OnDemand, Millenial

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Record employment levels and a super-competitive recruiting environment… A highly selective and well-informed millennial workforce… Rapidly evolving technology-enabled services…

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Successfully Communicating Across Cultures

Sep 27, 2018 8:13:00 AM / by Nadia Nassif posted in employee engagement, Coaching, Cross-Cultural

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In early 2016, Emma Seddon picked up her life in the U.K. and moved across the world to China on a three-year international secondment in her role as talent development manager at Jaguar Land Rover. Her colleagues who had previously completed long-term assignments in China warned of “shang-highs and shang-lows,” and gave her as much advice as possible.

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Stemming the Tide of Millennial Departure: Why Training Alone Is Not Enough

Jun 14, 2018 2:55:00 PM / by Nadia Nassif posted in Turnover, Millenial, Training

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In its 2016 poll “Millennials: The Job-Hopping Generation,” Gallup reported that only half of millennial workers expects to remain in their current job one year from now; and 21% of millennials say they've changed jobs within the past year, more than three times the number of non-millennials who report the same.

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When it Comes to Coaching, Messaging Matters

Feb 8, 2018 7:08:00 AM / by Nadia Nassif posted in Coaching, Learning and Development, Chief Learning Officer, Messaging

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Across L&D meeting agendas and HR discussion platforms, talent development is a perennially trending topic. Organizations have deepened their commitment to fostering cultures in which their people can develop and thrive. The L&D teams I’ve met with are eager to explore learning options both to accelerate the growth of their high-value employees and enhance their recruitment efforts, and they are pushing for budgets to do so.

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Business Writing Skills: A Source of Competitive Advantage...or Reputational Risk?

Aug 15, 2017 4:48:00 PM / by Nadia Nassif posted in Competitive Advantage, Coaching, Writing

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In consulting, analytical expertise is expected, but strong writing skills set the bar. In this article we speak to Eileen Harrington, consulting industry veteran and marketing communications expert, about the unique challenges facing consultants when it comes to writing, and some practical tools and approaches toward improvement.

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Shouldn’t Your Talent Mobility Strategy Include Coaching?

Jun 8, 2017 11:46:00 AM / by Nadia Nassif posted in Talent Strategy, Coaching, Talent Mobility

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How L&D Leaders Can Assess and Choose the Best Coaching Solutions 

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Communicating for Impact: How to Establish Voice and Presence

Apr 6, 2017 2:41:00 PM / by Nadia Nassif posted in Presentations, Training, Voice

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In meeting with clients, I’m hearing more concern about the “softer” skills critical to leadership and business development. The impression individuals make when interacting with colleagues, managers, and clients can greatly accelerate their career success…or leave them stalled or sidelined in the workplace. That’s where tailored coaching comes in.

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Seven Questions to Ask a Potential Training Vendor

Feb 14, 2017 11:37:00 AM / by Nadia Nassif posted in L&D, Training, Vendor Management

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Every April 1, the annual application process for H-1B visas begins. This year, many companies are concerned about the new administration’s focus on curbing visa programs. In light of a potential new executive order that could significantly curtail recruitment of highly skilled foreign employees, HR leaders are doubling down on efforts to retain their current H-1B employees. Research has shown employee development to be a valuable tool in increasing employee commitment and retention:

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Time and Turnover: The Real Costs Associated with Employee Training

Jan 12, 2017 12:28:00 PM / by Nadia Nassif posted in Turnover, Cost, Employee Training

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HR should look beyond the out-of-pocket costs to understand the real ROI of training in the form of employee retention and reduced burden on HR staff.

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