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Which 5 Traits Make an Employee Culturally Competent?

The idea of cultural competency has taken increased importance as the world’s economies become ever more intermingled. What were once just the skills needed by a company’s “road warrior” executives…

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Top 5 Traits an Expat Employee Must Possess

With developing markets helping to power a rebounding economy, it’s no surprise that more companies are sending employees on international assignments. In fact, according to a Cartus Relocation study, 57…

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3 Free Must-Have Tools to Make Your Workforce Global-Ready

With the demands of the ever-increasing global economy, it’s important to understand just how ready your workforce is to meet those challenges. You might think you have a handle on…

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After the Plan: Keeping Employee Development on Track

The single biggest fault in employee development is that once the plan is written, nothing happens. Everyone got together, wrote something actionable, and then went about their normal business. Progress…

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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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