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Category: Career Development & Talent Management [number of titles = 35]

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Author(s):
Israelite, Larry (editor)
Pub Month:
January
Pub Year:
2010
ISBN-13:
9781562866778
ISBN:
156286677X
Page Count:
224
List Price:
$27.95
Finding the right approach to talent management often leads companies to choose inaction. Talent Management is a book designed to provide organizations with real world information that will help them take action toward solid, results-driven solutions.

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Author(s):
Kroth, Michael and McKay Christensen
Pub Month:
June
Pub Year:
2009
ISBN-13:
9781562865467
ISBN:
1526865463
Page Count:
152
List Price:
$29.95
Here’s the basic primer on how to grow the “right people who are already on the bus” in your organization. This new book will empower training and development leaders with the necessary tools and understanding to become catalysts for bringing a career development focus to their organizations by implementing three success factors: making career development part of the strategic planning process and extending it across organizational boundaries, sustain the career development focus, regardless of budget, economic, and short-term profit goals, and rewarding managers and leaders who help others reach their goals.

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Author(s):
Brown, Marshall and Alan DeBack
Pub Month:
January
Pub Year:
2009
ISBN-13:
9781562865931
ISBN:
1562865935
Page Count:
16
List Price:
$12
A résumé’s primary objective is to present you in a powerful, targeted, and concise manner. It should grab a reviewer’s attention quickly and sustain his or her interest in you. Tailor your résumé to the unique requirements of the specific position and organization. It may be difficult for you to think of yourself as a product, but this perspective allows you to market yourself in a more effective manner and be more objective. This Infoline will help you assess your skills and identify your unique selling point (USP), choose the type of résumé best suited to your situation, and build a résumé that projects a professional image.

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Author(s):
Williams, Greg
Pub Month:
January
Pub Year:
2009
ISBN-13:
9781562865979
ISBN:
1562865978
Page Count:
16
List Price:
$12
A career portfolio is a powerful professional development tool that communicates and demonstrates your knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies in ways that a résumé cannot. Portfolios can be especially useful in a difficult job market—it is a powerful way to distinguish yourself from other training professionals and to showcase your talents in a real way. This Infoline will help you to prepare your training portfolio by defining: What should go in your portfolio? What is the most effective way to organize your portfolio? How do you get results from your portfolio? How do you use your portfolio to demonstrate your mastery of WLP competencies to an employer?

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Author(s):
Smith, Jr., Jim
Pub Month:
September
Pub Year:
2008
ISBN-13:
9781562865344
ISBN:
156286534X
Page Count:
272
List Price:
$18.95
From Average to Awesome: Lessons for Living an Extraordinary Life details the transformation process to passion, purpose and power! Candid, thought-provoking anecdotes and a powerful action plan, make From Average to Awesome a quick, yet emotional read. Author, Jim Smith, Jr., explains the effects of adverse situations and how personal experiences can transform anyone from average to awesome! From Average to Awesome is much more than a rah-rah motivational self-help book. The 'no-pain, no gain' theory is brought to life as Smith describes the high hurdles he's cleared to get to awesome. From Average to Awesome features ways to get the junk out the trunk, strategies for dealing with pain, steps for becoming more disciplined, tips for thriving and surviving in corporate America, pointers for capturing and savoring special moments, ways to self-reward, and methods for connecting with all types of people.

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Author(s):
Levit, Alexandra
Pub Month:
August
Pub Year:
2008
ISBN-13:
9781562865047
ISBN:
1562865048
Page Count:
168
List Price:
$19.95
From candidate searches to growth plans for long-term employee retention, author Alexandra Levit, details how to create a successful employee acquisition program. Success for Hire: How to Find and Keep Outstanding Employees has appeal for any business professional who needs to hire the right person for the right job in a 24/7 global business environment.

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Author(s):
Bruce, Anne
Pub Month:
June
Pub Year:
2008
ISBN-13:
9781562865085
ISBN:
1562865080
Page Count:
256
List Price:
$15.95
Becoming a professional speaker and trainer is a dream for many, but it an incredibly tough industry to break into without the appropriate guidance. Speak for a Living shows readers how to take their natural talents to the next level by becoming an in demand speaker and trainer at venues around the world. Readers will learn how to get into the speaking business; how to get consistent bookings, and what marketing tools are necessary to make it all happen. Bruce offers real life examples from her own busy speaking and training career, which has included presenting to every conceivable group from insurance companies to a convention of fire marshals and code enforcers.

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Author(s):
Garton, Jeff
Pub Month:
January
Pub Year:
2008
ISBN-13:
9781562865061
ISBN:
1562865064
Page Count:
296
List Price:
$22.95
Career Contentment - Don't Settle for Anything Less! shows you how a shift in your own attitude can attract not just the right job for your background and/or work history, but also attract work that will be meaningful to you as well. The premise is deceptively simple: meaningful work is available to anyone willing to adopt the right mindset and attitude.

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Author(s):
Atwood, Christee Gabour
Pub Month:
November
Pub Year:
2007
ISBN-13:
9781562864774
ISBN:
1562864777
Page Count:
192
List Price:
$29.95
Does your organization have the right person in the right place at the right time? Succession Planning Basics provides a road map to help organizations implement a rational succession plan for staffing and hiring. Whether you're an executive, human resource specialist, or training professional, this book will take you step-by-step through the process of analyzing, identifying, and developing your current workforce into your next generation of leaders. Beginning with baseline definitions and thorough explanation of successful succession planning implementation, this title takes you from start to finish. Learn how to evaluate your organization's current workforce and future needs; identify future leaders; create career development plans and paths; and regularly review and update your succession plan for continued growth. Like all books in ASTD's Trainer Basic Series, you'll find learning guideposts along the way including dozens of Basic Rules, Notes, and Think About This sidebars, which enable you to quickly s

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Author(s):
Reitman, Annabelle
Pub Month:
January
Pub Year:
2007
ISBN-13:
9781562864866
ISBN:
1562864866
Page Count:
16
List Price:
$12
Talent retention is one of the biggest challenges not new; neither are the reasons—dissatisfaction or unhappiness with their job or boss, new opportunities, and changing career. What’s new is the intersection of these common reasons for leaving one employer for another and the phenomenon of a shrinking replacement pool of qualified workers. This Infoline provides you with an in-depth look at the talent retention problem and provides the information necessary to address your organization’s need for establishing a retention strategy that provides both new workers and retiring baby boomers with solid reasons to stay. You will learn how to align your organization, career development strategies, and effective practices for success.

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Author(s):
Kaleba, Kermit
Pub Month:
January
Pub Year:
2007
ISBN-13:
9781562864897
ISBN:
1562864890
Page Count:
16
List Price:
$12
This publication unlocks the keys to finding and accessing public sector tools and grants that help training practitioners further their experience and skills. Included in this issue as well are tips on how to find obtain money-saving grants as well as how to use tax-relief methods for professional development opportunities.

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Author(s):
Reitman, Annabelle, and Caitlin Williams
Pub Month:
August
Pub Year:
2006
ISBN-13:
9781562864569
ISBN:
1562864564
Page Count:
184
List Price:
$28.95
Daily pressures of the workplace force every employee, worker, manager or even executive to focus on the tasks that will move the ball forward one more day. Time is rarely spent reflecting on career choices and future goals. Written for workplace learning and performance professionals, this book will help you discover career options, energize a stalling career or transition to a new career. If you are considering a transition to a training and HRD career, you will be able to chart a path to success using the exercises, checklists, and tips from experienced practitioners.

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Author(s):
Haneberg, Lisa
Pub Month:
February
Pub Year:
2006
ISBN-13:
9781562864248
ISBN:
1562864246
Page Count:
136
List Price:
$29.95
Coaching is a powerful tool that many organizations are using to boost both individual and company-wide performance. Coaching Basics is designed as a baseline guide to help you develop these essential business skills. As noted by the author, coaching is a powerful tool that can move mountains of self-imposed resistance that get in the way of action and [business] results. In addition to building solid coaching skills, you will find essential tips on ensuring a coaching conversation is focused on your client's goals. Get guidance on how to avoid confusing coaching with advice, preaching, and counseling and the importance of keeping your eye on business and performance results.

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Author(s):
Pietrzak, Theodore
Pub Month:
January
Pub Year:
2005
ISBN-13:
9781562863883
ISBN:
1562863886
Page Count:
16
List Price:
$12
Today’s economy and changing workplace requires individuals to develop professionally and to develop career success skills. This Infoline will show you how to build the skills that will make you a more successful and happier professional. These skills include continually building your skills and competencies, working and partnering with your boss, building strong organizational relationships and increasing your visibility, thriving in your organization’s culture, and increasing and applying your business savvy. Achieve peak performance and success by understanding and capitalizing on your strengths and minimizing your weaknesses.

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Author(s):
Bernthal, Paul R., et.al.
Pub Month:
April
Pub Year:
2004
ISBN-13:
9781562863685
ISBN:
1562863681
Page Count:
168
List Price:
$69.95
This powerful new competency model provides a strategic roadmap for today's workplace learning and performance (WLP) professional by clearly identifying current and emerging trends and competencies. This is a key resource for a diverse group of individuals, including those who are just entering the field, those who are making hiring decisions, or creating curricula, and individuals looking for career development guidance and ways to bring greater value to their organizations.

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Author(s):
Thomas, Susan J. Ph.D., and Patricia J. Douglas, Ph.D.
Pub Month:
January
Pub Year:
2004
ISBN-13:
9781562863753
ISBN:
1562863754
Page Count:
16
List Price:
$12
This issue will show you a way to use mentoring to reduce start-up time on new projects; improve job performance; and keep your highest performing employees. Structured mentoring programs are time-limited programs that focus on acquisition of specific skill sets in specific contexts. The value of structured mentoring programs is in their capacity to quickly get employees up-to-speed on new tasks and significantly and measurably improve performance. An added bonus of this type of program is the opportunity for protégés to learn valuable and job-specific social skills.

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Author(s):
Hastings, Sandra Ph.D.
Pub Month:
January
Pub Year:
2004
ISBN-13:
9781562863791
ISBN:
1562863797
Page Count:
16
List Price:
$12
Although a lot of stories have appeared in the news about high unemployment and off-shoring, smart organizations look beyond the current “buyers’ market” and prepare for inevitable workforce losses. As the baby boomer generation approaches retirement, organizations will face challenges of workforce reduction and thus productivity losses; loss of the knowledge and experience of retirees; and limited pools of potential candidates to replace retiring workers. To prepare for these challenges, this issue provides a four-phase succession plan that enables organizations to determine priorities; anticipate gaps; and establish development, recruitment, and retention strategies to stay on track with their strategic plans.

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Author(s):
Reitman, Annabelle, Ed.D.
Pub Month:
January
Pub Year:
2003
ISBN-13:
9781562863531
ISBN:
1562863533
Page Count:
16
List Price:
$12
Whether you need a career check up or you are actively seeking a new career or employment, this Infoline may be your ticket. This issue provides tips and tools to understand your personal and professional needs, prepare and execute a career move, or just survive the search for a new job. You will find a sample resume along with checklists on setting professional priorities, informational interviewing, resume tips, and a job search, marketing campaign action plan job aid.

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Author(s):
Mitsch, Darelyn
Pub Month:
October
Pub Year:
2002
ISBN-13:
9781562863227
ISBN:
1562863223
Page Count:
168
List Price:
$38.95
Coaching is the hottest topic in organizational and leadership development today, but most organizations struggle to find the best approach to employ the coaching concept. Included here are 12 best practice case studies that offer approaches, processes, strategies, and models your organization can follow.

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Author(s):
Phillips, Patricia Pulliam and Jack J. Phillips
Pub Month:
July
Pub Year:
2002
ISBN-13:
9781562863203
ISBN:
1562863207
Page Count:
192
List Price:
$38.95
Keeping and retaining your best, high-performing employees is tough. But here's are ten case studies that help you take the best retention strategies from other organizations and apply them to your own situation. Explore what others are doing about managing retention, and learn about retention's impact on the individual employee who has chosen to leave or has been forced to leave an organization.

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Author(s):
Grosse, Eric , Jr.
Pub Month:
January
Pub Year:
2002
ISBN-13:
9781562863364
ISBN:
1562863363
Page Count:
16
List Price:
$12
This issue explores the art and science of interviewing, with a focus on how to use and apply various interview formats.

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Author(s):
Westwood, Roberta and Leanne Johnson
Pub Month:
January
Pub Year:
2002
ISBN-13:
9781562863425
ISBN:
1562863428
Page Count:
16
List Price:
$12
An effective employee orientation program is the key to more productive employees and reduced turnover. Yet, many companies neglect or ignore this important aspect of organizational responsibility. This Info-line is designed to show you how to set up and take advantage of online orientation programs to enhance, build, or repair a new employee orientation program. Key points covered in the issue include: how online programs can quickly immerse employees in the culture of an organization, how to lay the groundwork and determine organizational needs; and how to create an online orientation site and give proper access.

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Author(s):
Reitman, Annabelle and Caitlin Williams
Pub Month:
May
Pub Year:
2001
ISBN-13:
9781562862909
ISBN:
1562862901
Page Count:
160
List Price:
Out of Pri
Here's a useful resource to help you discover new career options, energize a stalled career, or transition to a new career as a performance improvement expert. Use the practical advice in this title to guide you to your next career move. Included are exercises, checklists, job aids, tools, and useful tips.

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Author(s):
Rothwell, William J.
Pub Month:
February
Pub Year:
2001
ISBN-13:
9781562862831
ISBN:
1562862839
Page Count:
128
List Price:
$24.95
The last in the four-part role series on workplace learning and performance profession, this volume describes the different roles and responsibilities of managers and change leaders. It also includes a CD-Rom to be used a self-study tool.

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Author(s):
Stromei, Linda Kyle and Jack J. Phillips
Pub Month:
January
Pub Year:
2001
ISBN-13:
9781562862848
ISBN:
1562862847
Page Count:
216
List Price:
$38.95
Are mentoring and coaching programs being effectively employed in your organization? Today, these programs are essential organizational development tools for HR managers, training and development professionals, and performance technologists. The 12 case studies illustrate best practices and earned solutions you can model in your organization.

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Author(s):
Rothwell, William J.
Pub Month:
November
Pub Year:
2000
ISBN-13:
9781562861421
ISBN:
1562861425
Page Count:
160
List Price:
$24.95
The third of a four-part role series for the workplace learning and performance profession, this title focuses on the WLP intervention specialist role and includes how to select appropriate solutions to performance gaps, how to formulate the solutions and then implement them.

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Author(s):
Rothwell, William J. and Henry J. Sredl
Pub Month:
May
Pub Year:
2000
ISBN-13:
9781562861384
ISBN:
1562861387
Page Count:
96
List Price:
$24.95
The first of a four-part role series for the workplace learning and performance profession, this title focuses on the WLP Analyst role to isolate and troubleshoot the possible causes of human performance gaps plus how to identify areas in need of improvement.

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Author(s):
Rothwell, William J., and Henry J. Sredl
Pub Month:
May
Pub Year:
2000
ISBN-13:
9781562861391
ISBN:
1562861395
Page Count:
112
List Price:
$24.95
The second of a four-part role series for the workplace learning and performance profession, this title focuses on the WLP Evaluator role to assess changes enacted, actions taken, and results achieved.

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Author(s):
Kaye, Beverly and Devon Scheef
Pub Month:
January
Pub Year:
2000
ISBN-13:
9781562862558
ISBN:
1562862553
Page Count:
16
List Price:
$12
Here are three approaches you can use to install this powerful mentoring and performance improvement tool in your organization. Use the detailed descriptions of one-on-one mentoring, group mentoring, and virtual mentoring, advice on mentor selection and strategies for success. A mentoring program planner is also included.

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Author(s):
E. Stewart Hickman
Pub Month:
January
Pub Year:
2000
ISBN-13:
9781562862626
ISBN:
1562862626
Page Count:
16
List Price:
$12
How do you design and implement retention programs that will keep your organization’s best employees from walking out the door? This Infoline will answer this question by providing the tools and advice to build an organization with a culture of retention. Finally, the issue offers a proactive nine-step strategy that includes a formula to calculate the cost of turnover and a hiring checklist. Useful checklists include a sample employee satisfaction survey and a person specification checklist.

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Author(s):
Rothwell, Willam J., Ethan S. Sanders and Jeffery G. Soper
Pub Month:
March
Pub Year:
1999
ISBN-13:
9781562861100
ISBN:
1562861107
Page Count:
160
List Price:
$39.95
Based on research data collected in the last decade, this source describes the 52 competencies identified for success in workplace learning and performance. A CD-ROM lets you benchmark your skills in all 52 competencies against more than 1, 000 WLP professionals.

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Author(s):
Piskurich, George M., and Ethan S. Sanders
Pub Month:
April
Pub Year:
1998
ISBN-13:
9781562860837
ISBN:
1562860836
Page Count:
138
List Price:
$39.95
Based on data from leading experts in the field, this workbook helps you determine which competencies, roles, and outputs are vital for the successful application of learning technologies in any organization. Assessment tools and a classification system make it much easier to determine your needs and pick the right technology. The CD-ROM provides a competence-assessment tool using 360-degree feedback.

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Author(s):
Peggy Simonsen
Pub Month:
January
Pub Year:
1995
ISBN-13:
9781562861971
ISBN:
1562861972
Page Count:
16
List Price:
$12
Creating a workforce development system that encourages and supports employee talents and motivation is difficult work without a systematic approach. This Infoline will show you how to accomplish this goal using a six-step process for creating and implementing a career system. Detailed background sections provide information on what these systems can do for an organization along with case studies to demonstrate how career systems have succeeded in other organizations and explains the components of a career development system. It outlines six steps for creating and implementing a career system.

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Author(s):
Stephen K. Merman and B.J. Chakiris
Pub Month:
January
Pub Year:
1994
ISBN-13:
9781562861957
ISBN:
1562861956
Page Count:
16
List Price:
$12
Creating a workforce development system that encourages and supports employee talents and motivation is difficult work without a systematic approach. This Infoline will show you how to accomplish this goal using a six-step process for creating and implementing a career system. Detailed background sections provide information on what these systems can do for an organization along with case studies to demonstrate how career systems have succeeded in other organizations and explains the components of a career development system. It outlines six steps for creating and implementing a career system.

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Author(s):
Rothwell, William J.
Pub Month:
January
Pub Year:
1970
ISBN-13:
9781562861261
ISBN:
1562861263
Page Count:
116
List Price:
$39.95
Renowned authorities on the subject of human performance improvement give you a broad range of knowledge and strategies, including: Definitions of human performance improvement (HPI); Key influences on HPI; HPI roles and how they are tied to the HPI process; Competencies in HPI work; Applications and resources for competency building; Ethical issues in HPI work.

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