Sydney, Australia-based Highlands Consultant Joanna Maxwell released a book, Rethink Your Career In Your 40s, 50s and 60s, published by HarperCollins (available on Amazon), and as of this writing, the book is the number two Australian book (number 3 overall)[...]READ MORE
Why Do New Employees Quit?
A staggering 31 percent of individuals have quit a job within the first six months of their start date. What causes so many new employees to quit early on? According to BambooHR, 45 percent of HR representatives estimate that over[...]READ MORE
Benefits of Choosing a Career Based on Talent
We all have natural talents, some of which can transfer over to a career path. Knowing what your natural talents are is a vital part of choosing the right career path. There are numerous benefits if you choose a career based on[...]READ MORE
Why Does My Boss Ignore My Ideas?
Sometimes it seems like your boss doesn’t like any of your ideas. More often than not, it feels like your boss ignores them. On top of that, he rarely has ideas of her own. It is so frustrating! Does This[...]READ MORE
The Four Key Dimensions of Your Natural Ability Profile
While it is important to consider each one of your natural abilities individually, it is even more important to consider the overall pattern of the way in which all of the abilities come together. The sum of your abilities create[...]READ MORE
What Is a Talent Development Officer and Does Your Organization Need One?
When you hear the term “talent development” you might first think of agencies that search for gifted singers, dancers, and actors. In fact, talent development refers to the development of employee talents, which ultimately has the power to strengthen and[...]READ MORE
Talent Development vs. Talent Management
Unless you're in the business of human resources, you probably think talent development and talent management are interchangeable. Believe it or not, there is a significant difference between the two. Companies are learning to use both for future growth and success[...]READ MORE
Why Does My Boss Always Interrupt Me?
You ask a question and she shakes her head and walks away. In a meeting, she interrupts your presentation to say she understands and doesn’t need to see the other 10 slides that you spent all day yesterday putting together.[...]READ MORE
10 Unique Activities That Make Our Talent Development Workshops Transformational
There you are in front of a group of 30 vice presidents. They are all staring at you blankly and you’re pretty sure they did not register your previous question. They’re bored! It’s happened to every workshop facilitator. High-performing professionals[...]READ MORE
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