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Professional Development Blog

November 4, 2015

Managers are responsible for making hiring decisions, managing performance, addressing employee concerns, and many other processes that are based upon Human Resources principles and employment law. Because managers have significant influence over day-to-day activities in their departments, it’s not enough More…

October 28, 2015

The transition from technical expert to first-time manager can be a difficult one. Employees with extensive technical skills are often promoted to leadership roles, only to find that an entirely different set of skills is required in order to excel More…

October 21, 2015

When Google conducted an intensive internal study of the relationship between managerial effectiveness and employee retention, it found that an employee is far less likely to leave the company when his or her manager is a skilled coach.   You More…


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