Employee Morale

What's Next?

Helping employees learn and grow

Many organizations focus training efforts on developing technical skills, explains Kim Ruyle, VP, managing principal at Korn/Ferry Leadership Talent & Consulting in Miami. Yet, work behaviors, attitudes, and values are more likely to get employees fired. To help employees grow and remain engaged, Ruyle suggests:

Training Ground

Exploring new ways to boost employee learning

It wasn't long ago that I believed there was nothing new in employee training or professional development. My inbox was filled with emails about new employee workshops and online training programs covering the same old topics. And there were phone calls from consultants, bragging about this or that traditional training program.

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MT University System Faculty, Staff To Get Raises

The Montana Board of Regents has approved more than $1.3 billion in budgets for the coming year that include raises for most of the university system's 8,000 employees, breaking with other state agencies that have kept salaries flat.

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College Union Workers Object To ‘Bonuses’

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system union workers say this is not the time to pay top officials bonuses and high salaries.

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UW-Madison Groups Campaign To Extend Ward As Interim Leader

Faculty, staff and student leaders at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are so enamored with their interim chancellor that they're urging his bosses to extend what was expected to be a one-year term in the post.

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Regents OK Salary Hikes For Utah School Presidents

While faculty pay hasn’t budged on most campuses in three years, Utah college and university presidents will get raises under a plan approved unanimously Friday by the State Board of Regents.

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Embattled UW-Green Bay Official To Leave Job

A UW-Green Bay official facing questions about whether he retired and took his old position back so he could collect a salary on top of retirement benefits plans to step down in December, the school announced Friday.

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Central Michigan U, University Faculty Await Fact-Finding Report

Central Michigan University and its faculty are waiting for a report from a fact-finder appointed by a state agency that could help settle their contract dispute.

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Faculty At Southern University Baton Rouge Split On Furloughs

Some Southern University faculty members want to withdraw their voluntary furlough agreements, but the administration is not planning to give in. "Our position is we're going to go forward with all of those who submitted their furlough agreements," Southern Chancellor James Llorens told The Advocate newspaper Wednesday.

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Career Cure

Rockwell Career Center, University of Houston C.T. Bauer College of Business

It wasn't an idea mentioned at a conference or a snippet noted in a magazine or a suggestion from a listserv that sparked Jamie Belinne's brainstorm. It was the time she spent waiting in her doctor's office during an illness six years ago.

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