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After the Plan: What Could Derail an Employee Development Plan?

The meeting(s) have all been attended. Drafts were passed back and forth. Finally, pen was set to paper. An employee’s development plan for the upcoming period has been set up.…

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5 Employee Appreciation Ideas That Don’t Break the Budget

Employee Appreciation Day is Friday, March 6. Plenty of workplaces around the world will be ordering catered lunches, instituting casual dress, or organizing happy hours to celebrate their employees. Those…

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Unintended Benefits of Well-Executed Development Plans

We all know that employee development requires a specific plan that guides the goals of both the employee and the organization over the course of a certain period, often one…

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Developmental Assignments: Cheaper Expat Options

Developmental assignments overseas are an expensive, but necessary, cost of doing business for many organizations. They help develop leadership talent, open new markets, and serve as a carrot for employees…

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The Galatea Effect: How to Cultivate Employee-Driven Development

We wrote last week about the Pygmalion and Galatea effects and their role in the workplace. Harnessing them can enable transformative changes in your organization for a relatively low investment—it…

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Aspen Skiing Company Uses Rosetta Stone to Help Keep Pace with Growth of Global Clientele

As the 2014-2015 ski season gets under way in North America, Rosetta Stone, the world’s leading provider of education technology and language-learning solutions, released a case study offering new evidence of…

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New Research Report Finds that Language Training Improves Job Performance

Today, Rosetta Stone announced the results of a new survey of a cross-section of the company’s 12,000 global enterprise customers. The Rosetta Stone Business Employee Use Insights Survey–released during this…

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