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Cybersecurity Skills Shortage
In response to the rise of hacking incidents, some companies are building their own in-house cybersecurity talent pools, while others are creating hybrid positions that require some technical skills and a solid understanding of business models and strategies.
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How to Identify Future Leaders
Organizations are being challenged to identify the internal leaders who will best navigate in an age of uncertainty and disruption.
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Is Short Learning Enough?
There are hundreds of places to find quick bites of learning online, and that's appealing to time-crunched staffs. But how short is too short to ensure learning is retained and, most importantly, applied?
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Getting Schooled
Just as the increasingly sophisticated nature of many jobs makes education more important than ever, a recent survey finds that 41 percent of employers are sending current workers back to school to get advanced degrees, with some even offering to foot the tuition bill.
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United Has a Culture Problem
Until United CEO Oscar Munoz fixes vital aspects of United's corporate culture, expect to see more negative viral videos and tweet storms about the airline.
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What Job Switchers Want
The most recent survey on what workers really want changes the discourse slightly, making the top reason for leaving a company the need to pursue a more challenging position or assignment.
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Who Owns Innovation?
While recent surveys show a disconnect between employers and employees regarding innovation, experts say the onus is on both parties to drive creativity.
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Promotion or Pay Raise?
A recent survey finds a majority of professionals want a promotion over a pay raise, but experts differ on whether that's actually the case.
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Planting the Seeds of STEM
GE's Brilliant Career Lab puts cutting-edge technology in the hands of tomorrow's workforce.
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Is L&D Function Still Valuable?
The idea of elevating the learning-and-development function in a company may seem like an impossible task, but here are some ways to get started down that path.
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Talent Management Column

The short answer is no, but the reason the question is interesting -- and that so many people are raising it -- seems to be because they view HR as the police department of companies.
Making Fun Mandatory Nov 2, 2017
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