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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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More Insights from the Rosetta Stone “Challenges and Opportunities for English Learners in the Common Core State Standards” Report

We previously discussed “Challenges and Opportunities for English Learners in the Common Core State Standards” and its broader takes on melding the CCSS with English language learner instruction. Let’s dig…

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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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Insights from the Rosetta Stone “Challenges and Opportunities for English Learners in the Common Core State Standards” Report

Although most view the CCSS as a comprehensive set of standards for math and English, those in the English Language Learning community were left wondering how the new standards affect…

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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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