Kevin Sheridan

How To Interpret The Nonverbal Cues Of Your Boss And Coworkers While Working from Home

Kevin Sheridan

We were once adept at reading the nonverbal cues of our boss and coworkers in a physical office space. Upon receiving an email which was confusing, we could simply swivel our chairs or walk down the hall and ask the sender for clarification.

The Virtual Manager

Kevin Sheridan

Cutting-Edge Solutions to Hiring, Managing, Motivating, and Engaging Remote Employees. 95.3% of participants would recommend this keynote to a colleague. Statistics provided by SHRM.). The Covid-19 pandemic has left a lasting impact on the way, and where, employees work.

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How The COVID-19 Shutdown Is Overwhelming The World’s Workers With Stress/Anxiety

Kevin Sheridan

Quite simply, since the beginning of the pandemic, the workplace has become incredibly intense, forcing many workers to “be close to a nervous breakdown,” in the words of one employee I recently interviewed: Limited sleep. A loss of appetite. Unable to take time off.

Working From Home: The Feelings Vary From Best To Worst

Kevin Sheridan

Since working from home (WFH) has become more permanent for many employees, we thought we would share the results of a Wall Street Journal survey asking people for the best and worst parts of working from home.

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

God Bless You -Do You Know The Origin Of This Phrase?

Kevin Sheridan

Do You Know The Origin Of This Term? Given the current Covid – 19 Pandemic, there is heck of a lot more sneezing going on. As a result, there are many more “God Bless You” prayers/blessings being said. The origin of this phrase is more than a bit fascinating.

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Bad Advice Still Being Given To New Job Seekers

Kevin Sheridan

Whether you are a 55-year-old Marketing Professional looking for a job for the first time in years, or a 21-year-old college senior searching for their first full-time job, you might suspect that some of the advice you are getting from others is not good.

Reconnecting With Your Work BFF

Kevin Sheridan

Eight Useful Tips For Staying Close And Connected With Your BFF At Work. For six years, Ron Smith and Julianne Reynolds saw each other every workday. They consistently high-fived each other in the hallways.

How To Hire For Leadership.

Kevin Sheridan

Leadership has been and will always be a desirable trait. Companies with great leadership on all levels consistently outperform competitors. Companies that take the initiative to hire and develop these leaders see 1 : – 114% Higher Sales. – 71% Higher Customer Satisfaction. –

There Is Always A Workaround: The Importance Of Improvisation

Kevin Sheridan

When the regular audience was stranded at home due the pandemic, the UceLI Quartet improvised, playing Puccini’s ‘I Crisantemi (Chrysanthemums) to 2,292 plants in Barcelona, Spain.

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

Just as the tech industry revolves around innovation, so does technical recruiting. To advance their career by attracting top candidates in a competitive landscape, modern recruiters must commit to actively adapting and advancing their hiring strategies. This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

We Live In A World Where Reality TV Is Fake, But Fake News Is Real

Kevin Sheridan

8 Proven Ways to Spot Fake News Do you have your B.S. Radar turned on? In today’s digital and multi-media age, the ability of identifying “fake news” and false information could never be more important.

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The 10 Tips To Engage Employees & Eliminate Burnout As The Economy Reopens

Kevin Sheridan

The Coronavirus pandemic has created new and unforeseen hurdles in an economy that was already facing slow growth and less innovation. Mental, physical, and emotional health have been severely altered due to the Pandemic.

If you could choose to live 10 other people’s lives (living or deceased), who would they be?

Kevin Sheridan

I recently had an interesting exchange with my good friend and business partner, Don MacPherson of 12 Geniuses asking him if he could live 10 people’s lives (living or deceased) who would they be?

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Have a Manager who is opposed to virtual work in spite of the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Kevin Sheridan

Do you have “old school” Senior Leaders who still refuse to allow people to work from home (WFH) in spite of the current Coronavirus Pandemic? Believe it or not, many people still do. If so, is there a way to coach them to “see the light?” Maybe, or maybe not.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Bridging The Gap

Kevin Sheridan

Like the pandemic was not enough for us to deal with? For real? Then the killings and the protests occurred. Having grown up as one of the few white people on an American Indian Reservation, I have an acute sensitivity to issues of diversity, inclusion, and race.

Seizing The Opportunity To Manage Your Work And Life.

Kevin Sheridan

I abhor victimhood. Sadly, far too many people embrace it, both in their workplace and the way they live their lives. Two Sundays ago, I saw Reese Witherspoon interviewed on CBS News Sunday Morning and was so impressed with her approach to work and life: “I am my own lottery ticket.” Wow.

Unemployment Rates Fall. What Does That Mean?

Kevin Sheridan

Shutdowns will inevitably cause job loss and with the lockdown of almost all the country earlier this year, tracking unemployment rates is more important than ever. This begs the question; how do you quantify unemployment? There are two common ways to track unemployment, U-3, and U-6.

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Zoom Calls Gone Wrong

Kevin Sheridan

The 13 Great Tips For Zoom Etiquette My, my, my, how our work world has changed. Who would have thunk it? The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown all of us into one Zoom meeting after another. So much so that it has created a whole new work phrase: Zoom Fatigue.

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Bridging the Gap Between HR and Safety

Members of HR are known for taking on different types of tasks. Safety training isn’t always one of them, but in reality, it makes sense that it should be. Learn how safety aligns with the goals of any HR team and how managing it can make your job easier.

The Importance of Adaptability In Your Next Hire. 

Kevin Sheridan

A recent LinkedIn study focusing on key hiring traits found that 74% of talent professionals agree adaptability is a crucial trait in a hire and “very important to the future of recruiting” 1.

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The 7 Proven Actions Of Great Customer Service Recovery

Kevin Sheridan

In any business, things do not always go according to plan. Mistakes are made and customers get upset. While this is a business reality, it is how the mistakes are handled that can turn dissatisfied customers into extremely enthusiastic promoters of your brand. 1. Apologize.

Tens Of Millions Of People Are Feeling The Strain Of Remote Work And The 7 Proven Best Practices Of How To Manage It

Kevin Sheridan

At this time, countless employees worldwide are simply exhausted, and unfortunately many employers refuse to reduce the workload and/or offer more support. A close friend of mine Jim is a perfect example. On the one hand, Jim feels thankful that he is in good health and allowed to work from home.

How Did Your Thanksgiving Turkey Get To Your Plate?

Kevin Sheridan

Thanksgiving is a very American holiday. You sit with your family, watch football, and eat turkey. When you were digging in on your plate of poultry this year, you might have wondered “how did my turkey get here?” This question is more complicated than meets the eye.

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

Good News and Feedback Survey

Kevin Sheridan

Over the course of the last few years I have written and posted almost 150 blogs.

How a Leonardo da Vinci etching turned into a Rembrandt.

Kevin Sheridan

Decades ago, my Father placed a bid at a charity auction for a piece of artwork. He was told that this particular etching was created by Leonardo da Vinci. He won the bid and brought the artwork home.

We’re All In This Together

Kevin Sheridan

I am extremely proud to say that my old company, HR Solutions, Inc., was the first research firm to prove there is a near-perfect correlation between employee engagement and diversity & inclusion.

Visit Us On Social Media.

Kevin Sheridan

Our social media channels include LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, newsletters, and YouTube. Kevin Sheridan’s LinkedIn page, @ KevinSheridan1 , is a great way to network with highly qualified HR professionals.

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

“Never let a good crisis go to waste.”  – Sir Winston Churchill

Kevin Sheridan

“Never let a good crisis go to waste.” – Sir Winston Churchill Coronavirus. Pandemic. Social distancing. Flatten the curve. Do I shower today? Unprecedented times. Work from home (WFH). Remote workers. Virtual work.

Giving Thanks And Paying It Forward: Powerful Tools Of Employee Engagement.

Kevin Sheridan

After one of my recent Keynote Speeches in Boston, one attendee came up to me and put her hand on my arm, looked me in the eyes, and said: “I had to come up and thank you. I saw you speak here last year and you changed my life. Truly.

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Virtual Leadership

Kevin Sheridan

How To Transform A Manager Who Is Still Opposed To Virtual Work. Even with the massive workplace changes due to the Coronavirus pandemic, do you still have “old school” Senior Leaders who refuse to allow people to work from home (WFH) or acknowledge that it’s a viable option for running a business?

Employee Engagement Has Plummeted

Kevin Sheridan

Here Are The Three Main Reasons Why. Covid-19 has forced most organizations to adapt to changing work environments, while trying to sustain healthy levels of employee engagement. It has not been easy.

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

The 6 Secrets To Delivering A Successful Sales Pitch

Kevin Sheridan

You arrive at a big prospective customer’s office and are escorted to their largest conference room. So where and how do you begin your sales pitch? Follow the six tactical tips below and you will more than likely land the client as your newest customer: 1. Recognize that it is not about you.