Training and Development

Helping Newly Promoted Managers Succeed: Good for Them, Good for Your Company, says Impact Achievement Group

By HR Vendor News | January 27, 2010

SEATTLE — Jan. 27, 2010 — New management training is often overlooked or underemphasized, negatively affecting the new managers and their companies, according to Impact Achievement Group. After a promotion, employees are required to use different skills than those that made them shine as an independent contributor to the company. Yet companies and those newly…

New Perspectives, Research on Executive Onboarding Has the Attention of Business Leaders

By HR Vendor News | January 27, 2010

When new leaders fail, the entire organization loses. In today’s economy, the stakes couldn’t be higher. Current studies from many organizations show a failure rate of over 40% for new executive hires. Statistics such as this are no surprise to onboarding expert George Bradt. “Over the last year, we have found people and organizations getting…

Impact Achievement Introduces the Harrison Assessments™ Talent Solutions, Ideal Template for Recruiting

By HR Vendor News | January 26, 2010

SEATTLE – Jan. 20, 2010 – Impact Achievement Group introduced the Harrison Assessments Talent Solutions (HATS), a comprehensive and fully automated hiring assessment system that streamlines candidate screening and selection. With the Harrison system, recruiters and hiring managers can pre-assess the eligibility and suitability of candidates before reviewing resumes, significantly cutting screening times. Using HATS’…

From Conflict to Consensus: Interaction Associates Outlines How Leaders Can Achieve Successful Alignment and Implementation

By HR Vendor News | January 26, 2010

(CAMBRIDGE, MA) – A new, results-oriented white paper from Interaction Associates details three essential actions for leaders to move an organization from conflict to consensus – an often thorny process that can undo leadership and change initiatives when not handled successfully. “Failure to achieve consensus is often why important company shifts or key leadership initiatives…

iCIMS Recognized as Finalist for Customer Service Department of the Year Award

By HR Vendor News | January 26, 2010

HAZLET, N.J. (January 26, 2010) iCIMS, the second largest provider of talent acquisition solutions, announced today the company’s nomination as one of fourteen finalists for “Customer Service Department of the Year” by the Stevie® Awards. Competing with over 500 entries in this global awards competition, iCIMS was classified as a leader in the IT &…

Profiles International Announces Rosewood Hotels & Resorts as a 2009 Outstanding Client Winner

By HR Vendor News | January 26, 2010

Austin, TX, January 26, 2010 — Profiles International recognizes Rosewood Hotels and Resorts as a 2009 Outstanding Client. Since partnering with Profiles International in 2004, Rosewood has reduced turnover and increased productivity. Rosewood uses two products — ProfileXT® and Customer Service Profile™ (hospitality version), and has successfully lowered recruiting costs and increased employee engagement. Rosewood…

Black & Decker shows how to make learning mobile using CERTPOINT technology

By HR Vendor News | January 25, 2010

[Thursday 21st January] 2010, Rob Sharpe, Black & Decker’s Director of Sales Training and Recruiting is to talk on mobile learning at the Learning Technologies Conference, London, UK. During the presentation, Rob will demonstrate how using the company’s integrated learning management system CERTPOINT VLS was central to its success. Taking place on January 28, Rob’s…

PrincetonOne CEO Dave Campeas Recognized as 2010 Superstar by HRO Today Magazine

By HR Vendor News | January 15, 2010

Skillman, New Jersey — January 14, 2009 — PrincetonOne, a total recruitment services provider based in Skillman, NJ, announced today that President and CEO Dave Campeas has been named to HRO Today magazine’s list of 2010 Superstars. HRO Today is a leading magazine for the human resources outsourcing industry, read by over 70,000 HR executives…

Webinar Highlights Success of FedEx Latin America in Increasing Employee Engagement, Decreasing Employee Turnover

By HR Vendor News | January 14, 2010

SEATTLE (Jan. 14, 2010) — Low employee engagement and morale can lead to under-performing teams and affect business results. In 2008, a key FedEx Latin American department was experiencing increased employee turnover and low employee engagement. Join Jeff Kinsley, FedEx division manager of learning and development for Latin America, as he explains how he virtually…

Interaction Associates Announces 2010 Professional Workshops

By HR Vendor News | January 6, 2010

San Francisco. CA – December 7, 2010 – Interaction Associates, Inc. (IA) today announced open registration for its highly popular workshops to develop collaborative skills, facilitative leadership, and training capabilities scheduled for 2010 in Cambridge, MA and San Francisco, CA. “With the economy in recession, a professional competence advantage is important. Our professional skills workshops…