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Stop Training, Start Developing Your Leaders

by Missy Kline

iStock_000008266083Small Most organizations have come to realize the importance of cultivating their leaders (both current and aspiring), but what many fail to understand is that “training” and “development” are not synonymous.

Many leadership programs fail to produce the desired outcomes because they focus on training around a specific set of objectives rather than developing competencies that will benefit the leaders, their direct reports, their colleagues and the organization as a whole.

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Higher Education HR News

by CUPA-HR

higher-education-hr-newsHere are news highlights from this week’s KC Connection:

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Who Should Be Overtime-Eligible? Our Meeting With Tom Perez, Secretary of Labor

by Andy Brantley

CUPA-HR President and CEO Andy Brantley with DOL Secretary Tom PerezOn May 20, we had the great opportunity to meet with Labor Secretary Tom Perez to talk about potential changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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Innovation at Work

by Missy Kline

HiResWould you call yourself innovative? How about your department or team — innovators and change agents, or not so much?

If you answered “no,” take heart! Lisa Bodell, globally recognized innovation leader and futurist and founder of innovation research and training firm futurethink, asserts that we all have the innate ability to be innovative.

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A Call to End Extreme Behaviors

by CUPA-HR

Earlier this month, Dartmouth President Philip J. Hanlon called for an end to extreme behaviors on campus.

In his remarks, he cited such transgressions as “general disregard for human dignity …, events with racist and sexist undertones, disgusting and sometimes threatening insults hurled on the internet …”

While his focus was on student behaviors, President Hanlon was confronting the direction of the campus culture, which necessarily impacts faculty, staff and administrators, too.

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Diversifying the Faculty

by CUPA-HR

Just a week ago the University of California at Riverside announced that it would be hiring 300 new faculty members over the next five years.

The university’s chancellor, Kim A. Wilcox, sees the hiring expansion as an opportunity to shape the institution for years to come — in particular, to benefit from faculty that reflect the demographics of the nation, of the state and of the university’s enrolled students.

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Higher Education HR News

by CUPA-HR

higher-education-hr-newsHere are news highlights from this week’s KC Connection:

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