Although eight employers in 10 use line managers as coaches, many have concerns about their competence in this area, according to the 2012 XpertHR coaching survey.
How to make a success of employee coaching: the 2012 XpertHR survey Coaching programmes can deliver a broad range of valuable benefits - including improved business performance - if they have support at leadership level and the buy-in of employees, according to XpertHR research.
Retaining female talent: support for parents brings rewards at Citi Finance group Citi wants to increase the
proportion of senior women in its workforce and has developed award-winning,
family-friendly support programmes for parents of young children to help
achieve this goal.
How maternity coaching can attract and retain female talent Targeted coaching for mothers can ensure a smooth
return to work after maternity leave, and help employers attract and retain
valued female employees. XpertHR examines this rising trend and looks at what
is on offer to support new fathers.
Balancing cost and efficiency: 2011 XpertHR learning and development budgets survey Using e-learning and line
managers to deliver training are the most popular and effective ways to reduce
costs in this area, XpertHR's latest research finds. However, one-third of
employers believe that a tighter budget has reduced the efficiency of their
Learning and development budgets: the 2011 XpertHR survey The average amount spent per head on learning and development
has not risen since 2009, according to XpertHR's 2011 survey of 112