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Candidates, Are You Listening? It’s Time to Start Talking about a Skilled Workforce

“(Skills) are the name of the game, and those who invest in education and skills development are more competitive in the workforce, earn more, have lower risk of unemployment and propel the next generation of prosperity.” 639 more words

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Coming out in the workplace

It has been a while since I have posted anything but I am wanting to raise a topic that I have always found interesting, and slightly scary. 389 more words

4 tips for implementing real cultural change that will help your business

Perhaps what’s most challenging about human capital management today is having to bring together many disparate groups of people to form one cohesive company culture. Today’s workforce includes many members of the baby boomer generation who are still going strong into their sixties, many new graduates just starting their careers and countless more who are somewhere in between. 451 more words

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How to Know if You're a Bad Leader

There are many obvious signs of poor leadership: perpetually sick employees, rapid turnover, low team morale, etc.  These signs become apparent over time and let’s face it: in leadership,  time is of the essence.  896 more words

Hate the STAAR? Fine, but what's the best replacement?

For many Texans, the state’s current standardized test – STAAR – represents everything that is wrong with public education. The annual assessments for grades 3 thru 12 have been blamed for everything from killing teacher innovation in the classroom, creating unnecessary stress for students while failing to produce more prepared graduates. 633 more words

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