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What is executive coaching? A four-part definition to a growing field

The field of coaching has grown dramatically in the past 20 years. One reason is the high cost of attrition. Research indicates that 35 to 40 percent of new managers fail within the first 18 months (Fisher, 2005). The cost … Continue reading

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Keeping Up Made Easy (or, Why You Need to Follow Elliott Masie)

As a hiring manager, one of the questions I always asked candidates was “How do you keep up in the field?”  There is no one right answer to this question, but there are many variations on wrong answers to the … Continue reading

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Are you set up for success? Here are 11 ways to boost your career prospects in the field of training and development

Returning to school to advance your career may seem daunting, especially if you are working and have family obligations. It can be even more challenging for career-changers like me who are pursuing a master’s degree full-time and not only sacrificing … Continue reading

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Looking for a new job? Here are some Chicagoland openings in Training and Development

Here’s our weekly Training and Development jobs roundup. If you know anything about these companies or score an interview, let us and the other readers know. Good luck: Chef’Store seeks a Training Lead in the Chicago area. About the company: “Now a … Continue reading

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