Employers Group Blog Connection

The Positive Impact of Values on Performance Management

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Tue, Feb 28, 2012

By:  Charlie Martin, founder, engagementtoolbox.com

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Topics: development, performance, management, organization

Making a Difference

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Mon, Dec 12, 2011

By: Charlie Martin, Founder, engagementtoolbox.com

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Topics: motivating employees, development, workplace

Challenging Work Environments Enhance Need for Greater Leadership Training

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Mon, Nov 7, 2011

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Topics: Mark Wilbur, development, Employers Group, business

Transforming Leadership

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Mon, Oct 17, 2011

 

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Topics: development, human resources, Employers Group, leadership, management

Who Needs a Coach and How do you Choose One?

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Mon, Sep 19, 2011

By:  Charlie Martin, Founder, engagementtoolbox.com

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Topics: value-add, development, workplace, leadership, management, employee relationship, employee

Breaking News! Employers Group's WELU is Open for Registration!

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Wed, Sep 14, 2011

Employers Group's
2012 Workplace & Employment Law Update

News You Can Use

(Don't delay! Early Bird Registration Ends September 30!)

With so many changes happening so quickly in today's world, how do you sort through the mess and focus on what's important?

News, not noise

Cut through the noise and join fellow HR colleagues at Employers Group's 2012 Workplace & Employment Law Update at a location near you.

Pay Attention to the Headlines:

And much, much more! For all the essential headlines and breaking news, visit EGWELU.com for full details.

Register TODAY for one of the following five WELU events in California:

November 9, 2011

Burbank Airport Marriott

November 10, 2011

Hilton Ontario Airport

November 15, 2011

San Diego Marriott Del Mar

November 18, 2011

Disney's Grand Californian

December 1, 2011

Parc 55 Wyndham San Francisco / Union Square

Take advantage of early-bird pricing discounts!
Register before September 30 and pay only $245! - a savings of $50 from regular registration fees!

Table and multiple registration discounts are also available.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY!

 

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Topics: development, Legislation, advocacy, human resources, Employers Group, event, compensation, best practices, business, workplace benefits

Download the Latest HR & Leadership Articles

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Wed, Jun 8, 2011

Our recently published newsletter, CA Employer contains great articles for any HR or Business Professional. 

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Topics: motivating employees, development, employee retention, workplace, human resources, Employers Group, management, employee relationship

Case Study - Leadership & Development

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Tue, Jun 7, 2011

An international manufacturer of industrial trucks and engines recognized that their managers were being promoted for technical proficiency, but lacked overall leadership and development skills.  This was creating turmoil and conflict as employees were feeling a lack of direction, motivation, and communication from their supervisors.  Additionally, the company felt that their managers were unable to think about the “big picture”, and were more wrapped up in the day-to-day details of the operation.  Again, this was negatively impacting employees via performance evaluations, lack of mentoring, and general guidance issues.

Employers Group facilitators and consultants were able to create a custom Leadership Development Academy for managers and supervisors.  To assess the effectiveness of the academy, we immediately met with the Executive team to identify desired outcomes, milestones, and performance measurements for the program.  Using personality indicator tests, EG facilitators were able to determine the skill level of program attendees and further custom-tailor program content for our member.

Within weeks, the Executive team saw results.  Managers were able to communicate their role and goals more effectively, established a better rapport with their subordinates, and began thinking of new initiatives to help grow the company.  In essence, this member has undertaken a succession planning approach, starting with middle-management who they hope will advance through the organization based on their new proficiency – in leadership and development. 

 

Developing your staff will help with retaining employees as well as attracting new members to your team. 

To learn more about Employers Group's Leadership & Development programs, contact us at training@employersgroup.com

 

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Topics: motivating employees, development, leadership, management, executive

Executive Branding Summit

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Wed, May 25, 2011

Executive Branding Summit

Widely misperceived as “image improvement” or superficial personal marketing techniques, the creation of a comprehensive executive brand is more powerful, holistic, and effective way of distinguishing an individual leader. More than ever, high performance executive teams in today’s global economy require leaders to leverage their brand strengths.

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Topics: development, Social Media, leadership, event, online reputation, executive