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Career Management Plan Jim Martin

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In Eric Borden's case, his knowledge of the industry and of the developments that occur on this segment recommends him either for the research and development department or for marketing, since he would be able to ensure that the marketing strategy that the company has is in line with what occurs on the markets. From that perspective, his salary structure could be changed so as to ensure that he receive an increased base salary rather than the sales bonus program he receives now.

In the case of Ving Hsu, his financial package needs to be adjusted, because he currently works as a sales representative, but receives only the base salary, although he is eligible for the sales bonus. However, it seems that much of his activity is focused on training his customers on how to use the products rather than on increasing his volume of sales. A more relevant measure…… [Read More]

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Career Vision What Is Your

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It is my desire to be one of these leaders, and the case method of instruction at Harvard Business School is instrumental in bringing my leadership capabilities to this level of potential.

Both ESSEC, the graduate business school I attended most recently, and Dauphine University, at which I obtained my real estate Master's degree, are located in France; my employment, despite being for large international firms, has also kept me in my native country. Though I am fully aware of the benefits of a European perspective and position and have a definite appreciation for my cultural heritage and the diversity that France is home to, I am also aware of the limitations that such a singular perspective brings to business leadership potentials and capabilities in our time. Through my many travel experiences, including several to the United States and a month-long journey through some the most undeveloped parts of Mali,…… [Read More]

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Career Advancement

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Career Advancement

"Why a company should hire you as a personnel, operations, deployment manager."

I believe that I would be an excellent candidate for a deployment manager because of my extraordinary combination of experience, education, and acumen. I have been exposed to a variety of high-pressure situations and have always handled myself in a diligent and professional manner. I have experience as a program integrator and deployment manager, a deployment readiness officer and logistical coordinator, a central issue manager, and a deployment mission manger. All of these positions have provided an environment in which I have been able to fine tune many of the skills that are needed to fulfill a personnel, operations, and deployment manager.

I attribute much of the success that I have so far achieved in my career to my self-motivation and military professionalism. The military taught me a lot about maintaining a professional composure through some…… [Read More]

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Career Management Wal-Mart Overview Scope Wal-Mart Falls

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Career Management: Wal-Mart Overview

Scope Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart falls into the realm of mega retailers. There is no product or service that Wal-Mart has not considered at one point or another. Besides selling traditional retail products including house-wear, groceries, clothing and furniture, the retailer has branched out and now provides eye-wear, photographic services and pharmacy services. In addition the company is currently expanding into the financial services industry. Wal-Mart is in fact the world's largest company, exceeding companies like General Motors and Exxon Mobile in size and scope.

Wal-Mart is known in the retail world for selling products at a fraction of the costs of other retailers. At Wal-Mart prices are cheap but the product quality is high. The company in fact prides itself on its reputation for selling the best quality products at the lowest product. A consumer can buy the nation's number one brand products for a fraction of…… [Read More]

References:

B. Marc, Personnel Manager. Electronic Mail Interview. 9, November 2004.

Ballard, M. & Langrehr, F.W. (1993). "What CPAs Can Learn from Wal-Mart." Journal

Of Accountancy, 176(5):101

Cocheo, S. (2003). "Always aggressive, always Wal-Mart: What makes Wal-Mart keep
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Career Counseling The Writer Explores

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It is the role of the career counselor to work with the diverse populations and help guide them to success through building their confidence in their abilities.

Conclusion

Career counseling is a profession in which the counselors have an impact on the national workforce and its direction, though many professional counseling majors in college ignore career counseling as a potential career. As the world continues to diversify and globalize the impact career counselors have on society will continue to expand.

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Herr, Edwin (2003)the future of career counseling as an instrument of public policy.(Career Counseling in the Next Decade) Career Development Quarterly

Bysshe, S., Hughes, D., & Bowes, L. (2002). The economic benefits of career guidance. A review of current evidence [Occasional paper]. Derby, England: The University of Derby, the Centre for Guidance Studies.

Herr, E.L. (2000, June). Working in America: The implications for theory and practice of the Fourth…… [Read More]

References

Herr, Edwin (2003)the future of career counseling as an instrument of public policy.(Career Counseling in the Next Decade) Career Development Quarterly

Bysshe, S., Hughes, D., & Bowes, L. (2002). The economic benefits of career guidance. A review of current evidence [Occasional paper]. Derby, England: The University of Derby, the Centre for Guidance Studies.

Herr, E.L. (2000, June). Working in America: The implications for theory and practice of the Fourth Gallup/NCDA Poll. Paper presented at the ninth National Career Development Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Kileen, J., White, M., & Watts, a.G. (1992). The economic value of career guidance. London: Policy Studies Institute, Department of Education and Employment.
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Career Objective and How Will

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My notable contributions in this capacity include obtaining investment funding and sponsorships, securing a co-production partnership with Storm 360, a leading West African entertainment company, and forging media partnerships with HiTV, Silverbird TV, NN24, and BusinessDay among others. In addition, I established and implemented overall business objectives of becoming a world-class production and broadcast company offering international broadcast content to strengthen the spirit of enterprise and human development throughout Africa and across the globe. Furthermore, I played an integral role in representing company in key business negotiations.

Further, I also played a pivotal leadership role in winning various team-based tasks, including developing and marketing a new fast-food chicken entree for Chicken Republic, planning and executing a hotel redecoration project at Eko Hotel & Suites, presenting a route to market's strategy for West Africa's largest cell phone provider, Celtel, and formulating a marketing strategy for a new energy drink for Nigeria's…… [Read More]

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Aspects of Career Counceling

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Career counseling is not limited to a particular trade or skill or type of people but includes a wide range of individuals who possess all kinds of skills, passions, and values as well as career motivations. In this paper, we investigate the practical applicability of Super's Developmental Self-Concept Theory-based model for career counseling. This theory or model of counseling encompasses the entire lifespan of an individual and divides it into a number of segments. This paper tries to understand how each of the stages identifies the needs and aspirations of individual clients and sets a benchmark that best suits the needs in every stage. This theory is based on self-concept and hence is applicable at an individual level. The paper also looks into the possible assessment tests for career counseling. Such tests are based on personality or psychology of a client, the interest of that individual and the aptitude of…… [Read More]

References

Coogan, P. & Chen, C. (2007). Career development and counseling for women: Connecting theories to practice. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 20(2), 191-204. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09515070701391171

James Chopra, K. (2005). Finding True North: How to Help Clients Find A Fulfilling Career Path. Psychotherapy Networker, 29(3), 2-14.

Kelley, K. (2015). You want to help someone find a career? Psyccritiques, 60(21). http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0039062

Lytle, M., Foley, P., & Cotter, E. (2015). Career and Retirement Theories: Relevance for Older Workers Across Cultures. Journal Of Career Development, 42(3), 185-198. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0894845314547638
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Career Information

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Career Information

Finding the most appropriate and up-to-date information about a specific career could be a tedious process. Luckily though, there are numerous sources of career information an individual could rely. In this text, I analyze three occupational information sources.

O*NET esource Center (http://www.onetcenter.org)

In brief, O*NET describes itself as "the nation's primary source of occupational information" (O*NET, 2014). As the organization further points out on its Website, its database comprises of hundreds of descriptors that are both standardized and occupation-specific. One key advantage of this particular source of occupational info is the fact that its database is continually updated so as to keep up with trends and changes in the job market. The said update is done through "surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation" (O*NET, 2014). Yet another key benefit of this source of occupational info is its huge database of occupational definitions. It should, however,…… [Read More]

References

Career One Stop. (2014). Home: America's Career InfoNet. Retrieved from http://www.careerinfonet.org

O*NET. (2014). O*NET Resource Center. O*NET. Retrieved from  http://www.onetcenter.org 

U.S. Department of Labor. (2008). Occupational Outlook Handbook: 2009. New York, NY: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
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Career Person's Ability to Work

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Those who have a more professional work, like a doctor or a lawyer tend to have a higher position in the society as compared with a carpenter or a waiter. A 5 occupational class scheme was discussed: 1st class is the upper level managers and professionals, 2nd class would be the medium level managers and professionals, 3rd class are the lower level office and service workers, 4th class are the skilled manual workers, and lastly, the 5th class is the unskilled manual workers. (ohnson, 2004) Therefore, social class can delineate a person's occupation and therefore characterize his/her experience of work.

Another factor that may affect a person's work life is disabilities acquired, for example, physical disabilities. A person may have one kind of disability or another. he/she may have lost an arm or a leg, he/she may have loss the ability to see, hear or speak. These unfortunate events also…… [Read More]

Johnson JV, Hall EM. Towards an Understanding of the Interconnectedness of Class, Work and Health. Paper Prepared for Author's Working Conference on Society and Health, Harvard University, October 1992.

J.V. Johnson, PhD. Work Stressors and Social Class. Maryland, Job Stress Network, 2004.

L. Blackwell. Gender and Ethnicity at Work: Occupational Segregation and Disadvantage in the 1991 British Census. BSA Publications Ltd., Sociology, Vol. 37, No. 4, 713-731, 2003. http://www.workhealth.org/risk/johnson%20article.html. WorkGender Gap 'Narrows'. BBC News 24, October 8, 2003
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Career Report Individual Report The

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The "Dutch Test for Conflict-Handling," indentified my personality to have medium 'yielding' conflict style. This is consistent with my articulated belief that agreeability when handling conflicts is required, but not to the point that ethics are ignored. My test results on the "Big Five Personality" test thus support the notion that when handling ethical conflicts solving problems on a personal level and achieving a mutually beneficial solution is ideal. The need to do this in the financial industry today is evident in how many banks must renegotiate mortgages -- no one wants a foreclosure, as this benefits neither the home owner or the bank. Rather, resetting an interest rate so the home owner can stay in the homes but still make payments is the best solution, and this requires a compromise on both sides, ideally without a settlement in court.

A think, given what I have learned about the financial…… [Read More]

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Career Path Career of Interest

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For this reason, contract specialists do not need as rigid a background as, say, a neurologist does. A contract specialist usually develops his or her skills for the job while working for a large organization that engages suppliers in major contractual agreements. Devotion to an organization may precede the decision to become a contract specialist. or, a business student might decide that the communication-oriented nature of contract specialization suits his or her personality. Another person might find that while standard legal careers were disappointing, a career in contract specialization helps bridge the gap between the law, business, and the public sector in ways other occupations cannot possibly do.

Where I Am Now

In relation to the goal of becoming a contract specialist, I am well on my way towards achieving this core career objective. Currently, I am an Army Service member who is becoming familiar with various government-related contractual agreements.…… [Read More]

References

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA 2010). Contract specialist -- Entry level. Retrieved online: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/contract-specialist-entry-level.html

"Contract Specialist," (n.d.). Career Planner. Retrieved online: http://www.careerplanner.com/DOT-Job-Descriptions/CONTRACT-SPECIALIST.cfm

Damewood, C.L. (n.d.). What does a contract specialist do? Wisegeek.com. Retrieved online: http://www.wisegeek.com/what-does-a-contract-specialist-do.htm

National Institutes of Health (NIH 2010). Contract specialist. Retrieved online: http://www.jobs.nih.gov/positions/admin/contractspec.htm
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Career Analysis Walmart and Target

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Career esearch eport

esearching companies is very important when anyone is considering a future career. The two companies researched here will be Wal-Mart and Target, in order to determine which one (if any) would be the best choice for me to work at based on all the factors that are important.

The purpose of the report is to discuss both Wal-Mart and Target, in order to show that the companies have many similarities and differences to be addressed when I am looking for employment. The scope of the research addresses a SWOT analysis, along with other information about the company.

The majority of the data will come from Marketline documents that provide company and SWOT analysis information. Other data comes from the companies' websites and an article written about Wal-Mart's expansion to other countries.

Target is the preferred company to work for, for a variety of reasons. Those reasons will…… [Read More]

References

Hayden, P., Lee, S., McMahon, K., & Pereira, M. (2002). Wal-Mart: Staying on top of the Fortune 500. Corporate Strategy and Public Affairs Lecture. George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management.

Target Stores, Inc. Company Profile (2014). Marketline.

Target. (2014). Target.com. Retrieved from www.target.com.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Company Profile. (2014). Marketline.
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Career of Computer Programmer Creating

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Second, a major benefit for many computer programmers is the option of working on a variety of very interesting and challenging projects. Often the projects require months off planning, programming and continual work to get the applications to performing at their highest possible performance levels. Third, many companies now sponsor in-house training and development seminars, with a few even having local universities come in and teach the latest techniques on programming. This is a major time-saver for programmers as it gets them more knowledge to do their jobs, and also make them more valuable in their careers for the long-term. Fourth, programming is a profession that lends itself well to individual achievement and accomplishment. For those programmers who are exceptionally good at their work, they become well-known in their fields and often get promoted. Companies also provide many conveniences to programmers to alleviate time drains on them. Google for example…… [Read More]

References

Gul Agha (2008). COMPUTING in PERVASIVE CYBERSPACE. Association for Computing Machinery. Communications of the ACM, 51(1), 68-70. Retrieved May 14, 2008, from ABI/INFORM Global database. (Document ID: 1407575171).

Josh Bernoff, Charlene Li. 2008. Harnessing the Power of the Oh-So-Social Web. MIT Sloan Management Review 49, no. 3 (April 1): 36-42.  http://www.proquest.com  (Accessed May 16, 2008).

Ryan Blitstein (2 June 2007). Engineers wanted! Will pay very well: WEB 2.0 DEVELOPERS in GREAT DEMAND. Knight Ridder Tribune Business News,1. Retrieved May 16, 2008, from ABI/INFORM Dateline database. (Document ID: 1281144381).

Roxanne E. Christ, Jeanne S. Berges, Shannon C. Trevino. 2007. Social Networking Sites: To Monitor or Not to Monitor Users and Their Content? Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal 19, no. 7 (July 1): 13-17.
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Career Plans in the Course

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I am particularly interested in the students who have challenges, either educationally or behaviorally. I feel that by working to develop new assessment tools it will be possible to further evaluate the skills and abilities for these students which may previously have been unavailable to us. I look forward to working with teachers, parents and students in order to formulate tools which will help students get the most out school.

Educational psychology is an excellent career move for me. I have experience working with children who have autism, high school students, and my personality seemed to be a good fit in what can be a challenging and rewarding environment. I think my current education and work experience melds nicely into my hopes to work in a research capacity, designing evaluations, analyzing and interpreting data and presenting coherent results. While I do not consider myself a linear thinking, I believe that…… [Read More]

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Competency Development Plan First a Little Bit

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Competency Development Plan

First, a little bit about myself. I am a qualified electrical mechanic and I am currently working as an Electrical Maintainer for J&P Richardson Industries in Wacol, Qld. I have been in this capacity for the past eight years. I have come to the conclusion that it is time to take the next step in my career development. For me, that includes seeking out progressive positions, but it also entails upgrading my education. I am seeking a Certificate IV in Instrumentation in order to facilitate my personal growth.

I began my career in Germany, where I apprenticed at a large commercial and industrial services company called Elektro Technik Niesky GmbH, in the town of Niesky in the far East of the country. I stayed there for seven years, finally leaving in 2001 to pursue more advanced opportunities in Australia. I first began work with Stevan Advanced Electrical…… [Read More]

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Training Effective Training for Career

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Perhaps the most compelling finding in the study by Kotey & Folker is that which denotes that in early growth stages, family firms will actually tend to demonstrate a greater formality in training approaches than will nonfamily firms. Ultimately though, the research finds that size is a major driver of how training strategies are designed. This supports the notion that training must largely be constructed with the specific characteristics of the hiring organization as the foremost determinant.

A good training process will not only offer education and instruction on performing in one's responsibilities and working within company procedural norms, but it should also help to demonstrate the value system of the company, to convey its ethical priorities, to induce a sense of belonging within its culture and to reinforce a consistency of company identity. This means that certain company characteristics must be captured through the training process in addition to…… [Read More]

Works Cited:

eCornell. (2010). Best Practices in Employee Development. www.ecornell.com/enterprise

Kotey, B. & Folker, C. (2007). Employee Training in SMEs: Effect of Size and Firm Type -- Family and Nonfamily. Journal of Small Business Management, 45(2), 214-238.

OHR. (2002). Employee Performance Evaluation: Procedures Guide. East Tennessee State University.
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Culture Gender and Social Status on Career

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Culture, Gender, and Social Status on Career Choices

Complete a peer-reviewed literature search aging adulthood. The search include

Career patterns of individuals are directly and indirectly influenced by several factors. Culture, gender and social status are but a few of these factors. Culture and beliefs affect the career choices of individuals and there is a huge disparity between the career choices of men and women which arise from the participation of women being below parity as compared to that of men. There is a need to increase the awareness and understanding of individuals on the barriers to the achievement of greater opportunities and this is why it is important to understand the impact of culture, gender and social status on career choices.

Culture

esearch has shown that there is a strong relation between culture and career choices. The aspects of culture that have been examined are attitude towards religion and…… [Read More]

References

Auyeung, P.A.K., & Sands, J. (1997). Factors influencing accounting students' career choice: a cross-cultural validation study. Accounting Education, 6(1), 13-23. doi: 10.1080/096392897331596

Blustein, D.L., Walbridge, M.M., Friedlander, M.L., & Palladino, D.E. (1991). Contributional of psychological separation and parental attachment to the career development process. Journal of Counselling Psychology, 38, 39-50.

Eccles, J.S., & Wigfield, A. (1995). In the mind of the achiever: The structure of adolescents academic achievement -- related beliefs and self-perceptions. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 21, 215-225.

Lopez, F.G., & Andrews, S. (1987). Career indecision: A family systems perspective. Journal of Counselling and Development 71, 560-569.
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Personal Theory of Career and

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Gushue, Clarke, Pantzer, et al., (2006) examine the application of social cognitive theories to career counseling, reporting that self-efficacy is a pertinent issue in this process. In particular, these authors report that:

Career decision making self-efficacy refers to the degree to which individuals feel confident in their ability to successfully engage in tasks associated with making a career choice and with commitment to a career. It has also been observed that career-related self-efficacy in general may prove to be an important element in formulating a model of career development...(p. 308).

Gushue and coworkers go on to argue that when career self-efficacy is high, individuals are more assertive in the career counseling process. Thus, by developing career self-efficacy, career counselors can effectively improve interactions with clients and facilitate a greater understanding of client needs with respect to career decision making.

Applying this to the larger context of social learning theory, it…… [Read More]

References

Arbona, C. (2000). Practice and research in career counseling and development -- "1999. Career Development Quarterly, 49(2), 98-134.

Flores, L.Y., Scott, a.B., Wang, Y.W., et al., (2003). Annual review: Practice and research in career counseling and development -- "2002. Career Development Quarterly, 52, 98-131.

Germeijs, V., Verschueren, K., Soenens, B. (2006). Indecisiveness and high school students' career decision making process: Longitudinal associations and the mediational role of anxiety. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 53(4), 397-410.

Giannantonio, G.M., & Hurley-Hanson, a.E. (2006). Applying image norms across Super's career development stages. Career Development Quarterly, 54(4), 318-330.
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Five-Year Development Plan A Career

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The significance of career training programs i.e. formal and non-formal educational measures help in quality development of personnel and promoting the achievement of career goals and objectives as well as success in the field.

Conclusion:

The hospitality and hotel management industry provides numerous opportunities for individual development and success. Notably, success in this industry depends on the formal and informal career training and educational programs that an individual receives. These programs help in career development and management in relation to current and future career goals. Therefore, career development plan is based on the knowledge, skills, and abilities obtained from these training programs.

eferences:

"Career Development Plan." (2007). Success through People. etrieved from Nova Scotia Government website: http://www.gov.ns.ca/psc/pdf/hrCentre/resources/ode/CareerDevelopmentPlanGuide.pdf

Ladkin, a. & Juwaheer, T.D. (2000). The Career Paths of Hotel General Managers in Mauritius. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 12(2), 119-125.

Vujic, V., Becic, E. & Crnjar, K. (2008). Trends and…… [Read More]

References:

"Career Development Plan." (2007). Success through People. Retrieved from Nova Scotia Government website: http://www.gov.ns.ca/psc/pdf/hrCentre/resources/ode/CareerDevelopmentPlanGuide.pdf

Ladkin, a. & Juwaheer, T.D. (2000). The Career Paths of Hotel General Managers in Mauritius. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 12(2), 119-125.

Vujic, V., Becic, E. & Crnjar, K. (2008). Trends and the Need for New Professions and Forms of Education in Tourism and Hotel Management. Tourism and Hospitality Management, 14(1), 199-209.

Vokic, N.P. (2008). The Role of Training and Development in Hotel Industry Success -- the Case of Croatia. Acta Turistica, 20(1), 1-144.
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Training and Development

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Training can play an important role in organizational development. Organizational development is understood to be a "planned, organization wide effort to increase organizational effectiveness" (ODN, 2014). Training naturally plays a critical role in this process. De Silva (1997) defines training as "transferring information and knowledge" and equipping employees to put this knowledge into practice. Training therefore is a means of increasing the organization's total knowledge in order to increase its capabilities.

For a training program to be effective in improving organizational development, it needs to be focused on specific objectives that pertain to the organization's overall mission. By creating an alignment between the needs of the organization, through a skills assessment for example, a training program can be developed to increase the organization's capabilities in areas that are the most important. Knowledge and capability are of course only part of the equation -- by increasing organizational knowledge the potential…… [Read More]

References

De Silva, S. (1997). Developing the training role of an employers' organization. International Labour Organisation. Retrieved June 10, 2014 from  http://www.ilo.org/public/english/dialogue/actemp/downloads/publications/srsdevel.pdf 

Jenkins, A. (2014). Different employee development methods and their benefits. eHow. Retrieved June 10, 2014 from  http://www.ehow.com/info_12114326_different-employee-development-methods-benefits.html 

Kram, K. & Isabella, L. (1995). Mentoring alternatives: The role of peer relationships in career development. The Academy of Management Journal. Vol. 28 (1) 110-132.

ODN. (2014). What is organizational development? Organizational Development Network. Retrieved June 10, 2014 from http://www.odnetwork.org/?page=whatisod
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HR Metrics How Does Training and Development

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HR Metrics

How Does Training and Development Improve Employee Job Satisfaction, Increase Moral and Increase Retention?

Executive Overview

Employee training and development is generally thought of in terms of employees learning or requiring new skills of some kind to serve more of a functional need. Training and devolvement can be instituted in an ongoing formalized process or can also be in response to an organizational change. Although training and development has direct implications for an employee's skillset and role in the organization, it can also affect employees in a number of other ways. For example, the literature indicates that training and development can also make beneficial contributions to factors such as job satisfaction, morale, and employee retention. The interactions between such factors are not as clear and there are undoubtedly mediating factors that are inherent in this relationship. This analysis will attempt to provide insight as to the relationship between…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Brown, K., & Gerhardt, M. (2002). Formatitive Evaluation: An Intergrative Practice Model and Case Study. Personnel Psychology, 55(4), 951-983.

Fitz-enz, J. (1997). Is Costly to Lose Good Employees. Workforce, 50.

Lepak, D., & Snell, S. (1999). The Human Resource Architecture: Toward a Theory of Human Capital Allocation and Development. The Academy of Management Review, 24(1), 31-48.

Mattox, J., & Jinkerson, D. (2005). Using survival analysis to demonstrate the effects of training on employee retention. Evaluation and Program Planning, 423-430.
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Reintegrating Job Design and Career Theory Creating

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Reintegrating job design and career theory: Creating not just good jobs but smart jobs explores the relationship between how a job is designed and its effect on a person's overall career development. This is accomplished by discussing Career Theory and its relationship to Job Design, but also by reversing the thought process and exploring the relationship between Job Design and Career Theory. Finally the authors use their research and recommend a course of action: the creation of jobs that are both designed to provide personal fulfillment but also aid in the development of a long-term career.

The authors begin the article with a review of the relevant research that has already been conducted on the subject with a view towards how the fields of Job Design and Career Theory came to be. They also discuss the relationship between the terms "job" and "career;" how both relate to a person's work…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Hall, Douglas T., and Miera Las Heras. "Reintegrating job design and career theory:

Creating not just good jobs but smart jobs." Journal of Organizational Behavior

31 (2010): 448-462. Web. 15 Feb. 2014.
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Human Resources HRD Development Program

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In addition to supplying training so that workers can obtain and maintain entry-level jobs, training must be given that is based on national skills principles, assessments, and qualifications that will improve a participant's ability to compete successfully in the current global economy. This component will be the focus around which the other four HD training components will revolve. This training component will be broken down into five different categories: Job Training, Job-Looking Skills, Job-etention Skills, Lifetime Learning, and Life Abilities.

Job Looking Skills

Job etention Skills

1. Job Search 1. Personal esponsibilities 5. Job performance

2. Application/esume 2. Time Management 6. Interpersonal Skills

3. Interviewing 3. Economic Literacy 7. Learning Skills

4. Job Selection Process 4. Work Attitudes 8. Math Skills

Lifetime Learning Life Abilities

1. eflection 1. Consumer Buying 3. Preventative Health Care

2. Change Management 2. Parenting Skills 4. Community esources

Communication Skills

1. Communication Styles 4. Observation…… [Read More]

References

Human Resources Development Program Evaluation Guide. (2010). Retrieved May 18, 2010,

from Web site:

http://cpolrhp.belvoir.army.mil/scr/FunctionalAreas/CHRA/hrd/Guidance/SCHRD_PRO

GRAM_EVAL.pdf
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Created Appraisal System Employees Team a Career

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created appraisal system employees team a career development plan member, time develop a compensation plan. Because InterClean embarking a strategic direction, upper management asked suggest a compensation plan specifically team.

Janet Durham, Vice President of Human esources

Compensation Plan

Dear Janet, since our merger with EnviroTech, the combined company has made excellent progress. We have performed a job analysis, a workforce plan, and selected employees for our new team. We have also implemented a training and development program, and a performance and career management program. The final stage of the career development plan is to implement a new compensation plan for our sales team. I am writing you to ask for approval of the following plan that I have developed.

Please don't hesitate to call or email me if you have any questions regarding the proposed compensation plan. I'd like to implement the plan within the next 30 days.

Compensation…… [Read More]

References

Format your Reference Page per APA requirements. Double space and indent the second line of each reference.
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Staff Performance Development Reviews

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Staff Performance Development Reviews

Performance reviews became necessary as soon as the first worker was employed. For good or bad, performance reviews are an absolutely essential part of the workplace; properly administered, such reviews have been shown time and again to be enormously positive and motivating forces in employees' lives by helping them identify their strengths and weaknesses and by encouraging them to achieve even greater successes -- and avoid comparable failures -- in the future. Improperly administered though, performance reviews can be the source of an enormous amount of controversy and friction within an organization; improperly administered performance review programs can also result in legal action against the employer. Taken together, it quickly becomes clear that providing workers with timely and accurate feedback concerning their performance is a vitally important function within almost any organization, but many managers are either unable or unwilling to provide such reviews for a…… [Read More]

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Five-Year Skills Development Plan The Modern Working

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Five-Year Skills Development Plan:

The modern working environment is characterized by limitless employment opportunities and minimal worker loyalty. As a result, today's workplace is an environment where organizations need employees more than employees' need for the business. The emergence of this difficult working environment has contributed to several challenges to both employers and businesses. Some of the major challenges employers encounter includes difficulties in finding skilled workers and the need for more employee motivation in order to promote workers' loyalty. The need for increased motivation in the workplace is associated with the need for businesses to recruit and retain skilled workers. Therefore, the major challenge in the modern workplace revolves around employee motivation due to its role in retaining good employees and managers.

Vision for My Career or Professional Life:

As a Human esource Manager, I will develop new strategies and techniques that focus on improving motivation in the workplace…… [Read More]

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Professional Career Action Plan I Am Student

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Professional Career Action Plan

I am student majoring in science at the University of Phoenix. Upon my graduation I would like to use my skills to make a different in the communities that I serve and also in my home community. These are the main factors that I will consider during the period of advancing my career. My career development will be guided by several goals each of them will take varying periods to achieve.

However the most important of all is for be to make an impact for humanity over the period that I will be working in the health sector. I have made several consideration and also put in mind that I will first have to start at a particular point and slowly progress through my career to become a highly qualified and successful person in the health care sector will I believe will also be essential for…… [Read More]

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Individual Development Plan

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Individual Development Plan

My Current State

Strengths: I am an excellent team player and I possess the ability of communicating well with other members of my team and motivate and inspire others towards accomplishment of goals. I believe that through team building, I am able to consistently develop and sustain cooperative functioning relationship with other team members.

I have a characteristic state of acceptance and inflexible assertiveness and thus I can describe myself as a positive thinking personality. I also have a superior conflict management record whereby I am capable of identifying and taking steps to avoid potential circumstances which could lead to distasteful confrontations.

I am also a person of elevated integrity and I believe in honesty in order to implant mutual confidence and trust. This has enabled me to create a culture that promotes high standards of ethics inside me and my team members. With this, I have…… [Read More]

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Identity Development Is a Topic That Has

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Identity development is a topic that has been studied for some time. There are two main ways to address it: as young children who are just developing an identity and as adults who are changing or developing an identity they never created or did not like as a child. Each person, as he or she grows, develops a distinct and separate identity from other people (Willemsen & Waterman, 1991). While an individual may change over time, there is a part of that person's identity that generally remains the same as it was when it was first developed. The creation of an identity helps to define a person to others, but it also works to define an individual to himself or herself. Everyone has likely heard people say that they need to "find themselves," and that is part of the development and exploration of identity. The identity of a person can…… [Read More]

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Management Development Process Has Been

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Previously the element of interest and personal motivation were found missing, the technical capabilities of the employees have never been a matter of debate, however the personal and mental capacities and limitations are either ignored or not respected which resulted in the poor performance of the organization. Apparently, the rise in the demands pertaining to the particpation of the employees and the industrial democracy has also distorted the professional environment. Such all complains were lately resolved and answered through the unique approach of the organization, the organization has understood the significance of the employees, and had realized that their performance is not based upon their professional capabilities, but rather it is the function of the mental capability of the employee related to the friendly and conducive environment offered to the employees occasionally. The need of the employees that focus upon peaceful, conducive and liberal environment has been ensured, which required…… [Read More]

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Facilitating Career Advancement Through Mentoring

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This approach to preventing the development of an unfair burden that might otherwise result from adding to the workload. Of participants requires non-participants to relieve an appropriate amount of participants' conventional workload.

More particularly, this proposal recommends reducing the number of direct reports assigned to participating mentors and adding them to the number of reporting personnel supervised directly by non-participating upper-level employees. In principle, the idea is simply to reduce the workload of supervisory-level employees who choose to participate in the mentoring program as mentors as necessary to maintain their productivity and avoid resentment on their part. The corresponding consequences of non-participation by prospective mentors provides a natural incentive to choose to participate in the program to avoid the alternative increase in conventional professional responsibilities.

Maintaining Motivation on the Part of Mentors:

The first element of maintaining the motivation on the part of mentors is allowing the voluntary element previously…… [Read More]

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Personalized Manager-Development Plan In Today's Global Society

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Personalized Manager-Development Plan:

In today's global society, management plays a crucial role in controlling the inter-dependence of the relationship between businesses and the society. The management of this interdependence is increasingly important for managers in today's corporations, public administration, and organizations. Preparations to be effective as a manager would require management education that provides knowledge regarding management principles and functions. In light of the increased globalization in today's society, the most important skills a manager should possess include strategic thinking, emotional intelligence, collaboration, critical thinking, communication, motivation, feedback, and coaching. Moreover, managers' perspective of the world should be as a group of national marketplaces as well as knowledge, competence, and information hub (Churchwell, 2003). To improve these skills, I will undergo formal training in a university while consulting management journals and articles for more information.

As an all-inclusive administrative system, Management by Objectives involves integration of vital managerial activities in…… [Read More]

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Churchwell, C. (2003, December 15). The New Global Business Manager. Retrieved from Harvard Business School website: http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/3827.html

Pierce, J.L., Gardner, D.G. & Dunham, R.B. (2002). Managing Organizational Change and Development. In Management and organizational behavior: an integrated perspective (chap. 18, pp.627-654.) Retrieved from http://www.gfoa.org/services/documents/dunham1.pdf

Sandell, K. (n.d.). Personality and Leadership: The Effects of Perfectionism. Retrieved from University of Florida website: http://www.honors.ufl.edu/apps/Thesis.aspx/Download/193
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Communication Gender Career and Communication

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... Paents' expectations had a stong and positive diect effect on adolescents' expectations and indiect effects though school-based paental involvement and though students' high school involvement. (Tusty, 2002)

All in all, Afican-Ameican gils appeaed to be positively influenced in almost evey measue of achievement, if those desiable behavios wee einfoced by positive goup inteactions. Such a study pesents clea evidence that the psychology of the goup, and the assumptions made by society, play a lage and significant ole in shaping oppotunities fo Afican-Ameican women. Those who do not have the suppot of thei families, fiends, and educatos, will not eceive the encouagement necessay to make the pope choices in egad to caee. They will not pusue the education that is equied fo advancement to positions with highe eanings potential. Even moe likely, lacking sufficient encouagement, young Afican-Ameican gils will find themselves locked into unfulfilling "caees" that bing little in the…… [Read More]

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Student Affairs as Both a Field of Study and a Profession

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Student Affairs as Both A Field of Study and a Profession

What is Student Affairs?

Tyrell (2014) believes student affairs professionals have a continually expanding and evolving role in community colleges, with recognition of increasingly complex student experiences and with broadening of community colleges' role in the way students are engaged outside of and within formal, institutional settings.

The student affairs domain is an extensive and complex part of college campus operations, covering several departments and involving professionals hailing from a broad range of academic backgrounds. Student learning does not occur only in classrooms; rather, it is interwoven all through students' experiences in college, right from their freshmen days to the time they leave its doors after earning their college diploma. College students are molded by these experiences, conflict management lessons learnt from sharing dorms with fellow students, critical thinking skills perfected through challenging coursework, leadership skills attained through leadership…… [Read More]

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Hoffman, J. L., & Bresciani, M. (2012). Identifying What Student Affairs Professionals Value: A Mixed Methods Analysis of Professional Competencies Listed in Job Descriptions. Research & Practice In Assessment, Vol 7, 26-40. Retrieved from http://www.rpajournal.com/

Long, D. (2012). The Foundations of Student Affairs: A Guide to the Profession. In L. J. Wong, Environments for student growth and development: Librarians and student affairs in collaboration (pp. 1-39). Chicago: Association of College & Research Libraries. Retrieved from http://ir.library.illinoisstate.edu

Long, D. (2012). Theories and Models of Student Development. In L. J. Wong, Environments for student growth and development: Librarians and student affairs in collaboration (pp. 41-55). Chicago: Association of College & Research Libraries. Retrieved from http://ir.library.illinoisstate.edu

Reason, R. D. & Kimball, E. W. (2012). A New Theory-to-Practice Model for Student Affairs: Integrating Scholarship, Context, and Reflection. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, Vol 49, No. 4, 359-376. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com
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PCPI Canada market development

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Progress Career Planning Institute

Strategic Analysis

Strategy Formulation

Analysis of Mission & Vision

Vision

Values

Services Portfolio

External Factor Evaluation Matrix

Porter's 5-Forces Analysis

Bargaining Power of Suppliers -- Medium

Bargaining Power of Buyers -- High

Threat of New Entrants - High

Competitive Rivalry -- Medium

Threat of Substitutes -- High

Internal Factors

SOT Matrix

Strengths

eaknesses

Opportunities

Threats

BCG Matrix

Strategy Implementation Draft

Measurable Objectives

Organizational Structure Proposed Objectives

Strategy Justification

Product Positioning Map

Strategy Evaluation

Balanced Score Card Categories

Financial Perspective

Customer Perspective

Internal Perspective

Learning and Growth

Conclusions

orks Cited

Executive Summary

The company being analyzed is known as PCPI, Progress Career Planning Institute which represents an organization that emerged from humble beginning in 1996. It has grown from strength to strength and has the ingredients to go for another 20 years; however, while it may have the ingredients, I am not sure of the current recipe…… [Read More]

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Education Preparing for This Leg of Career

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education preparing for this leg of career development. I not only attained undergraduate work in Psychology and obtained my B.A. But I have fine tuned my value to this program by working in fields that dovetail with my eventual career goals as well. I attended college and got my undergraduate degree while working with children and adolescents so the combined experience and knowledge would make me a strong candidate for entry to this program.

I believe that education alone is not enough, nor is work experience. I planned my life to incorporate both so by the time I reached this point I would not only be sure I wanted to become a psychotherapist, I knew I had what it took to succeed as one. I believe that my educational choices as well as my employment choices demonstrate that desire.

The completion of this program will provide a strong foundation for…… [Read More]

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Analyzing Ethics in Career Counseling

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applying ethics to the career counseling field, as mandated by the Californian State and national organizations.

Numerous legal and ethical aspects need to be taken into account by professionals in the counseling field. Misunderstanding or unawareness of some ethical standard(s) cannot, by itself, help as a form of defense if charged with behaving unethically. Because of the fairly recent emergence of the 'counseling' concept in Nigeria, counselors have insufficient practical experience with regard to the relationship existing between counseling and the law (Bosede, 2010).

The counseling profession is dedicated to enhancing professional and scientific behavior-related knowledge and individuals' understanding of self and other individuals. It is also devoted to applying this knowledge towards proving individuals', societies' and organizations' conditions. Counselors safeguard and respect human and civil rights as well as the central significance of the freedom of expression and enquiry when it comes to research, publication, and teaching. For instance,…… [Read More]

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Herlihy, & Dufrene. (2011). Current and Emerging Ethical Issues in Counseling: A Delphi Study of Expert Opinions. Counseling & Values, 56(1). Retrieved May 19, 2016, from  http://connection.ebscohost.com/c/articles/67121129/current-emerging-ethical-issues-counseling-delphi-study-expert-opinions