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Human resources training: Outdoor business leadership programs

Human resources training: Outdoor business leadership programs

Career
In the hands of experienced human resources training professionals, outdoor management training programs have immense potential as agents of change, and can lead to deep-seated and long lasting beneficial behavioral modifications in participants. The important advantage: it works from the inside out. How Can Business Leadership Training Benefit from Outdoor Leadership Development Programs? When selecting executive education programs for the top echelons, human resources trainers often include outdoor leadership programs that work on the principle of experiential learning. Conducted in the outdoors, usually in wilderness settings, an outdoor leadership program is designed as a series of experiences that put participants through unusual situations and circumstances that get them to r...
Recruiting Culturally Diverse Talent

Recruiting Culturally Diverse Talent

Business
Recruiting is one aspect of management, but it is one of the most important tasks you will do for your organization to compete in the global marketplace. If you do not recruit the right talent, no amount of good management and training will turn poorly selected staff into valuable members of your company. Cultural diversity adds a critical variable. Previously, diversity was about quotas and headcounts. Now diversity and inclusion initiatives have moved from a compliance issue and “it’s the right thing to do” to a strategic business advantage that stretches across international borders. As a hiring professional in the new global market, you must be aware of and exhibit the sensitivity and skills to identify attitudes, values and expectations in the cultural context of your recruits....