Employment and Jobs

Maintaining Success

June 1, 2017  • UpSkill America & Jaime S. Fall

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Once your upskilling programs are up and running, it is important that they continue to produce results. That is why UpSkill America has partnered with the Association for Talent Development (ATD) to provide “Five Secrets of Top Talent Development Teams.” [i] Check out these important tips and the supporting articles for further information.

 

Five Secrets of Top Talent Development Teams

 

Build a learning culture and use it in recruiting.

Learning Culture Lays Groundwork for High Performance

Robust cultures of learning are distinct hallmarks of organizations that consistently produce the best business results.

By Ryann K. Ellis

Evidence suggests that organizations are more competitive, agile, and engaged when employees freely and consistently share knowledge with their colleagues. In other words, these high-performing companies have an established culture of learning.

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Build a learning culture and use it in recruiting
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Use simulations to develop leaders.
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Use simulations to develop leaders
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Measure the business results of learning.

TATA Consultancy Services: Meeting the International Business Needs With Intensive Language Training

By ATD Case Study Team

TCS CEO Natarajan Chandrasekaran recognizes how a learning culture helps his organization stay competitive in the rapidly changing global business environment. The talent develop¬ment team, led by the vice president and global head for talent development, Damodar Padhi, provides employees with “anytime, anywhere” access to learning, including language instruction, through asynchronous courses. The team routinely encourages employees to obtain certifications and take ownership of their own learning goals.

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Measure the business results of learning
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Measure and recognize managers as coaches.

Building Your Own Coaching Organization

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis and Lisa Nabors

Developing a coaching organization involves a systems approach that begins with creating a vision and testing readiness, then moves toward implementation and measurement. This ensures the creation of an infrastructure that will continue to support a coaching culture over time.

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Measure and recognize managers as coaches
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Designate a change management team.

Making Change Management Successful: Lack of Communication Will Likely Doom Change Management Efforts

By Jon Wolper

As good as many companies are at planning and setting up change, the follow-through doesn’t always go as smoothly. According to a Robert Half Management Resources survey, 46 percent of change management efforts fail during execution. The reason? Very often, it’s a lack of clear communication.

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Designate a change management team
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[i] “Five Secrets of Top Talent Development Teams,” Association for Talent Development (2016).