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We are excited to start the Chronus blog and hope you find it interesting and useful. We had been posting articles about mentoring and social learning to the resource section on Chronus.com. As the frequency and variety of posts increased we wanted to create a better home for all this interesting content. The Chronus blog will provide practical tips and … Read more
While it is standard practice to have some level of onboarding procedures, many companies are not realizing the full potential from having well-developed recruiting and retention practices. John Harabedian, Managing Director of the Retirement Plan Services division at Tegrit Group, looks at the full spectrum of recruiting and retention strategies, molded around onboarding. From advertising the job opening to conducting job performance evaluations, … Read more
The Swedish furniture store IKEA boasts an annual, “Learning & Development” program guide for each of their workers which includes over 45 training opportunities from in-store training, national training and specialized workshops which are intended to help develop and encourage the career goals and leadership abilities of their staff. IKEA also offers significant tuition reimbursement for any courses that employees … Read more
Mentoring and coaching are frequently used inter-changeably. Though their purpose is the same to increase performance, the process and timeline are different. Coaching focuses on improving performance related to a specific task by helping the person expand his or her knowledge or skill related to that task. In contrast, mentoring focuses on improving the overall performance of an individual by … Read more