Kiersten Kaye

Career

4 Ways to Retain Gen Xers – Sylvia Ann Hewlett – Harvard Business Review

A 2011 survey  from the Center for Talent Innovation  CTI showed that 37% of Gen Xers have “one foot out the door” and were looking to leave their current employers within three years. Ding, ding, ding. The clock is ticking. The U.S. Labor Department’s August Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey , popularly known as “the quit rate” because it measures…

Workers Don’t Have the Skills They Need – and They Know It – James Bessen – Harvard Business Review

Workers Don’t Have the Skills They Need – and They Know It – James Bessen – Harvard Business Review. For the last decade I have faced a single challenge in the realm of talent development.  Historically, leadership development and management training has revolved around reading cases and discussing ideas/concepts/theories.  But that only works if the person who’s exposed to all…