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Career Planning and Career Advice – Best Skills

Why get a job when you can have a career? Whatever field you’re trying to pursue, we’ll help you achieve your dreams, with advice on education, training, important job decisions, career changes, and more.

Organization, Strategy and Planning – Best Skills

Good managers need to organize, strategize and plan effectively. Use these resources to improve your strategic planning, business organization and reorganization, competitive intelligence, benchmarking and other related skills.

Retirement Planning – Best Skills

No, your 20s aren’t too early to start thinking about retirement! Learn everything you need to about saving for retirement, from setting savings goals to the different types of accounts and investing options.

Advanced Estate Planning – Best Skills

Learn if you need to go beyond basic estate planning, and what techniques are available to protect your assets and your beneficiaries. Plus, we’ll walk you through minimizing or eliminate estate taxes, meeting your charitable goals, and transferring your wealth efficiently to the next generation.

Office Space Planning – Best Skills

Need tips about space planning in your office? You can gain management input for space needs and create a workplace that effectively houses employees.

Tax Planning and Tax Prep Resources – Best Skills

Whether you’re filing your tax return or doing more long-term tax planning, we’re here to help. Find overviews of tax concepts, deductions, credits, and tax planning strategies, learn how to prepare your tax return, and get reviews of the best tax prep programs.

Financial Planning Resources and Advice – Best Skills

Ready to get your financial house in order? Get useful insights into all aspects of financial planning, including creating a budget, saving money, planning for college, investing for retirement, buying insurance, and more.

Retirement Planning by the Decade – Best Skills

As you mature, so must your retirement planning priorities and strategies. Learn how your investment approaches should evolve as you age, and find out how to take advantage of tax planning opportunities in your retirement plan.

How to Break Into Event Planning

Planning events for a living sounds like a dream, but it takes more than just a love of a great party to succeed in this fast-paced field. We chatted with two professional event planners to learn more about breaking in.

Links We Love: Career Planning 101

Aren’t sure how to start when it comes to planning your career? We’ve gathered the best resources on the web to answer all your questions.

Planning a Work Holiday Party? How to Pick the Right Menu

One of the trickiest parts of party planning, especially for a crowd, is picking a menu that everyone will love. Whether you’re planning a sit-down dinner for 20 or a cocktail party for 100, we’ve got you covered with some simple guidelines.

Global Lessons on Development Planning and Climate Hazards Reduction

Climate change is a global reality. Shrinking glaciers and changing seasonal weather conditions point to developing differences in the norms of the 21st century and of the immediately preceding era. Starting in the1980s, international aid organizations such as the Swedish Red Cross and the Organization of American States noted developing v…

Federal IT Capital Planning and Investment Control

Capital planning and investment control (CPIC) is a body of practices and procedures for managing the entire set of a government agencys information technology (IT) resources as if it were a financial portfolio. It is a decision-making framework …

Engaging Citizens in State Recreation Planning: Best Practices from Oregon

Citizen participation in public planning processes is one of the hallmarks of American democracy. Transparency, intentionality, and inclusiveness are essential to effective planning in the 21st century, whether planning efforts relate to energy, transportation, health, education, law enforcement, ec…


Playgrounds are at the center of most neighborhoods in America and play a vital role in the lives of children. Children need access to open areas and facilities where they explore, develop, and challenge themselves as part of their physical, intellectual, creative, and social development. Providing safe, high-quality public playgrounds represents a valuable investment for organizations and society as a whole by laying the foundation for healthy, active lifestyles. Accessible equipment and surfacing is essential, so children have the opportunity to grow and develop through different types of play experiences. To increase safety and operational effectiveness, key team members in public agencies need to make informed decisions regarding playground location, design, accessibility, equipment, surfacing, and maintenance.

Turbulent Times Highlight the Need for Succession Planning

How much risk is your company willing to take? If your organization does not have an actionable and cost-effective CEO succession plan in place, then its willingness to gamble is high. Research shows that faulty integration of senior executives can cost a company 10 to 20 times the executive’s salary in lost…

The Future of Succession Planning

ONLINE ONLY: Click here to access Figure 3. In one of the many succession planning presentations I have delivered across the world, I was recently asked, “What is the future of succession planning?” My answer focused on four changes that I see happening: a move from succession planning designed…

Talent Reviews and Succession Planning Matter More During Tough Economic Times

In the current economy, some companies are choosing to maintain their highly targeted leadership development programs to retain their best talent. But in an era where the media highlights charismatic leaders such as Steve Jobs and Larry Ellison, JDS Uniphase has chosen to build broader and more sustainable leadership w…

Succession Planning Is the Least Transparent HR Process

According to a survey on corporate transparency of HR policies and processes by AMA Enterprise, a specialized division of American Management Association, almost half of the organizations report limited transparency when it comes to succession planning.

Strategic Planning Simplified

If you’ve ever been part of a team building a learning initiative, you know that sooner or later, strategic planning is crucial. Keep reading to view the strategic planning process from two perspectives – the consultant’s and the stakeholder’s – plus four elements that can help you successfully implement your plan….