Training and Development

Groundbreaking Leadership Book Tour Debunks Happy Employee Myth

By HR Vendor News | December 2, 2009

Washington, DC –- December 3, 2009 -– We’ve all heard that if you make employees happy, they’ll give you great performance. But a new book reveals the failure of that idea. Trying to make employees happy does not automatically deliver great performance. In fact, this groundbreaking new book shows that for all the billions of…

Leadership IQ Study: Managers Making Recession Worse by Ignoring Employees

By HR Vendor News | December 1, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 2, 2009 – Note to managers: Employees want a lot more attention and feedback from you, even if it’s sometimes negative. According to a new study by Leadership IQ, 66% of employees say that they have too little interaction with their boss. And in an indication that this could be driven…

Development Opportunities Most Important to Job Seekers; Rapport with Manager Ranks Lowest

By HR Vendor News | December 1, 2009

Philadelphia, PA – December 1, 2009 – Job candidates say that having a good connection with one’s manager is the least important factor when considering a new employer, according to a survey of over 1,300 people on LinkedIn® by Right Management. This result is striking given most research confirms the manager’s role as paramount to…

Aggreko plc Introduces Sonar6s Award-Winning Online Performance Reviews for Employees Globally

By HR Vendor News | November 16, 2009

Auckland, New Zealand November 17, 2009 — Sonar6 (http://www.sonar6.com/) will provide Aggreko with a single point of performance information for the entire company, offering online performance reviews, self-assessments and development planning. Aggreko’s North American subsidiary has used Sonar6 for managing the performance of almost 500 employees since early 2009. The decision to roll Sonar6 out…

New E-book Helps Managers Get Better Business Results From Training

By HR Vendor News | November 9, 2009

SEATTLE (Nov. 10, 2009) – Research over several decades indicates that only between 10 to 20 percent of employees apply what they learn in training programs to achieve business results. RealTime Performance, a provider of web-based leadership assessment and development tools, announced an e-book to help managers and training professionals increase the business impact from…

Sharing an Employer's Core Values is Leading Driver to Boost Employee Engagement

By HR Vendor News | October 29, 2009

Philadelphia, PA – October 29, 2009 – A personal commitment to an employer’s core values is the top driver of employee engagement among 91 possible factors analyzed by Right Management in a new global study. The top three factors also include pride in the company’s products and services, as well as a belief that an…

AIRS High Impact Series Offers Quick Solutions for Busy Recruiters

By HR Vendor News | October 19, 2009

October 20, 2009— LEBANON, NH – —AIRS, a market leader in recruitment training today announced the launch of its High Impact Series, offering multiple, one-hour online classes for recruiters on the go. From effectively managing job postings to sourcing above the competition and mastering the world of Twitter, Google and LinkedIn, each interactive course offers…

INTERACTION ASSOCIATES NAMED FINALIST IN 6th ANNUAL STEVIE AWARDS FOR WOMEN IN BUSINESS Stevie Award Winners to Be Announced in New York on November 13

By HR Vendor News | October 14, 2009

CAMBRIDGE, MA -– October 15, 2009 -– Interaction Associates (IA), the 40-year global leader in performance improvement and developing leaders, has been named a Finalist in the 6th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business in the category, “Community Involvement Program of the Year.” Interaction Associates earned its finalist position in part because of its…

Best Practice Institute Names Steven Reinemund as Recipient of 2009 Best Leader Award

By HR Vendor News | October 14, 2009

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Oct. 15 — Best Practice Institute announced today its Best Leader Award to Steven Reinemund, Dean of Business at Wake Forest University and former CEO and Chairman of PepsiCo. Reinemund will be joining the Best Practice Institute Senior Executive Board on the afternoon of November 12 in Charlotte, NC, to receive…

Chally Launches Comprehensive Talent Management Program

By HR Vendor News | October 12, 2009

Dayton, OH, October 12, 2009 -– The HR Chally Group has launched a new program named Talent Audit 3.0, which provides access to skill comparisons and overall success potentials with predictive accuracy similar to the way a DNA strand identifies genetic makeup of each individual. Most organizations have identified talent management as a strategic priority.…