Conference Attendance 301

China Gorman

In 2010 I wrote Conference Attendance 101 , a post on my blog, Data Point Tuesday. Attending HR conferences successfully – getting the most out of the experience – really has taken careful planning and tons of time management.

Leveraging Collective Knowledge: NASA’s Constellation Program

Conversation Matters

On February 1, 2010 the Obama administration announced the cancelation of Constellation. What Lengyel needed in order to meet his commitment, was a knowledge capture strategy that would provide direction over the next year as the program shuts down.

Conference Attendance 101

China Gorman

This was originally published on August 31, 2010 — it’s still valid today. You took advice from my last blog post and decided which conference to attend. But now you want to be sure that you leverage your investment by making the most of your attendance. The speakers are typically big names in the industry who speak on universal topics relevant to the conference theme or they are big celebrity names meant to draw your attendance to the conference.

The Three Eras of Knowledge Management - Summary

Conversation Matters

Before that time knowledge was typically considered the province of training and was thought of as an individual capability. I have posted lengthy descriptions of each of the three eras of knowledge management and here I have made a brief summary of all three.

Avalanche

True Faith HR

Prologue The primary reasons HR professionals attend chapter meetings are networking and earning recertification credits toward their PHR or SPHR. Yet, it is the quality of the session/topic being offered that is the primary driver of attendance.

5 Tips for Becoming Valuable in a New Job

45 Things

Remember, those with the least amount of time with an employer are often the first ones who are laid off. Don’t be shy about asking questions, since it’s much better to get things right in the beginning rather than just trying to learn from mistakes as time goes by.

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Workplace Anxiety Disorder Impacts.

45 Things

The boss who refuses to have a one-on-one meeting with you to discuss a projects progress, and instead bombards you with e-mails night and day? Those afflicted with workplace anxiety can be nearly paralyzed at the thought of giving a speech or even attending a meeting with people they know.

Slow Jam

True Faith HR

These have not been the best of times for SHRM. Yet, the highlight of the SHRM year (at least that is what they have said at each of the previous 10 opening sessions) is the descent of the SHRM volunteer army attending the SHRM Leadership Conference. An uprising will occur at the SHRM Breakfast and Annual Meeting as concerned constituencies want more transparency. Departures from the C-Suite. Blogger peanut gallery. Rival factions.

Special

True Faith HR

The co-chairs each get 20%, which goes to the professional chapter they belong to, committee members each have a certain percentage that goes to their respective chapters, and a certain percentage gets shared with the chapters based on the attendance of their chapter at the conference. In a little under two months, I will be attending the SHRM National Leadership Conference in Arlington, VA. We hold a transition meeting every December, but is that sufficient?

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: 5 Ways to Avoid Freaking Out About.

45 Things

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Wednesday, February 10, 2010 5 Ways to Avoid Freaking Out About Networking Hear that? Instead, it’s time to get on the phone or go out to lunch.

CHRU!

Strategic HCM

You can learn about the views of many of the people attending the event in their blog posts: Abi Signiorelli Will Cleare Callum Saunders Laura Chamberlain Alison Chisnell Alan Whitford Lucy Cotterill Sarah Foster Bill Boorman Gavin McGlynn Flora Marriott Mervyn Dinnen Val Garside Gareth Jones.

Socialising the CIPD Annual Conference

Strategic HCM

You might want to proactively invite some more bloggers to attend as press rather than waiting for them to apply (and feeling that you probably won''t be interested). Don''t allow your speakers, particularly CIPD people (eg your Next Generation HR session) to run out of time for questions!

Employee Engagement: Getting Everyone on the Bus…Really!

David Zinger

New operators work both day and night shifts, at times changing from one to the other with little notice. The CAO attended mass meetings with the ATU membership and, after listening to their issues, assured drivers that if they accepted the contract, Transit would embark on changing its culture and working conditions. When the harder tasks arrive on the agenda, their practice and confidence have created the foundation needed to meet these challenges. In Transit.

4 Issues to Consider Before Returning to a Former Employer

45 Things

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Tuesday, July 27, 2010 4 Issues to Consider Before Returning to a Former Employer When we leave a job, we may harbor secret dreams about leaving with a dramatic flourish. to the parking lot attendant (“It wouldn’t kill you to be nice sometimes!”) Or is your hiring just another “quick fix” they’re using during tough times?

Primitive Notion

True Faith HR

As a long-time SHRM volunteer at the local, state, and national level, dealing with SHRM can often make me feel like Sam Lowry (though love rarely had anything to do with it). A prime example of this involves recommended and HRCI-approved speaker lists for chapter meetings, state conferences, and the national conference. Hundreds take time out of their busy schedule to serve the organization.

The Tale of Another Clueless Manager

45 Things

I'm not saying those employees who appeared with Bedford -- from the single mom who helped the homeless to the flight attendant trying to send his kids of college -- didn't deserve what he gave them (vacations, donations to the poor, school tuition) because they certainly did.

Why Do I Have to go to Mandatory Counseling

Evil HR Lady

Friday, August 20, 2010 Why Do I Have to go to Mandatory Counseling Sometimes policies are just ridiculous, but as long as they are relatively harmless, just grin and bear it. " August 20, 2010 2:19 PM Evil HR Lady said. " August 20, 2010 2:28 PM Charles said.

Innovation, Quality & Entrepreneurship at Akshaya Patra

QAspire

Innovation in Delivery : Kitchens are specially designed to meet the scale and quality requirements. They use technology to cook more food in less time. These machines cook food that meets the defined nutrition requirements and taste.

FMLA: California Employer Put Up with Performance, Attendance Issues Long Enough

HR Daily Advisor

In addition to her attendance issues, she was frequently tardy and became a poor performer. AT&T warned her several times that she would be suspended if her attendance and performance didn’t improve. By Joel Van Parys, Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP.

Come Fly with Me: The FMLA and A Grounded Flight Attendant

HR Daily Advisor

There was a time in the middle of the last century when the lure of the skies drew young women to the “glamorous” job of being a flight attendant. Times have changed.

Why Year End is a Great Time to Realign Company Culture with Company Goals

HR Topics

Today, let’s talk about the role HR has in helping to realign company culture with company goals and why year-end is a great time to focus on this. While this spoke to the traditional businesses of 1980 – 2010, today, things have changed. Step #6: Take the Necessary Time.

A Few Lessons from a Few HR-Related Fiascos

HRExecutive

It seems Price had gotten hold of a Princeton University study back in 2010 indicating that, “when people were trying to meet their needs and they made generally less than $75,000, there was less contentment, happiness and a sense of well-being,” Sturt says.

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: 4 Ways to Make Meetings Better

45 Things

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, September 14, 2009 4 Ways to Make Meetings Better If you look up the term "necessary evil," youll probably find a photograph of a bunch of people in a meeting. I dont know of anyone who loves meetings, but most everyone will say theyre vital to getting work done. Five minutes early should be the new on time,” Song says. “If

Intuitive & Innovative Tech for Your HR Team

OmegaHR Solutions

And while you’ve at least dabbled in automation, if you’re not getting the results you’re looking for from your current systems, it’s time to take a look at some of the most cumbersome HR problems and their modern software solutions. Time-Tracking Systems.

Handling Your HR Mistakes – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I started June 2010. When I explained my hire date was incorrect, I was told that I had been accruing Paid Time Off (PTO) at a lower rate. Looking back, there were times when I took time off, didn’t have enough PTO, and lost wages.

SHRM13 Why Your Talent aren't Talent - Jon Ingham's Strategic HCM

Strategic HCM

There were some great sessions going on, and it was wonderful to catch up with and meet lots of great HR people too, though I ended up working in my hotel room more than Id wanted. Ill also be attending, blogging and tweeting on Davids EMEA NeuroLeadership Summit in September.

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ProQuest Case Study: Using the Oscillation Principle for Software Development

Conversation Matters

The company began in Michigan with the invention of microfilm in the 1930s and over time its role has become essential to libraries, universities, research centers and other organizations whose mission depends on the delivery of complete, trustworthy information. Summit Meetings .

Did Supervisor Discriminate Against Reservist Due to Possibility of Deployment?

HR Daily Advisor

From 2006 to 2010, “Louis” served as a major in the U.S. While Louis attended a predeployment planning session the following week, the supervisor filed a disciplinary letter regarding his inadvertent absence from a meeting that had taken place 7 weeks earlier.

10 gifts to give your career

45 Things

That means being better prepared for downturns in the economy or your industry, and keeping an active network so that when bad times do hit, you’re ready to get the help you need. Invest time in reading the latest industry news. Attend one professional event a year.

How to Study for the SPHR Exam

UpstartHR

I’ve attended school for many years and was expecting to be tested on text from the study manuals, similar to the practice tests you had provided, but that’s not what it looked like to me. I took the PHR exam in 2010 and failed. I hope to get a better test this time.

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Getting Away With It

True Faith HR

I would love to attend the 2011 Illinois HR Conference on August 22-24 and/or the 2011 Ohio SHRM State Conference on September 21-23. Check out the agenda for Illinois here Check out the agenda for Ohio here The quality of line-ups alone justifies attending.

On @lruettimann's endorsement of the #8manrotation for the 2013 #SHRM Board

True Faith HR

I can''t speak for the rest of my 8 Man Rotation brethren, and I am not sure I will have the time in 2013 to attend the SHRM Board meetings, along with the concomitant requirements of serving, but, if elected: 1. I''ll settle for an exit row along with frequent delivery of Diet Coke to my seat from a flight attendant.

don’t drunkenly email your boss this St. Patrick’s Day

Ask a Manager

Patrick’s day … a reader writes: Back in 2010, I sent the most horrifying email to my boss (by accident!) Patrick’s Day parade that a group of friends and I attended for several years. She claimed she didn’t open it because of the “strange subject line” but suggested I might want to send personal emails on personal time. That time of year is upon us again! What time of year, you ask? Lets meet by 8:30 a.m.

Preventing Workplace Shootings by Employees

HSD Metrics

Union officials at the time stated there was a massive increase in pressure on employees, even reaching levels of harassment, to increase their productivity, which is thought to have influenced the intense reaction of the shooter.

Stonewalling the Decline of ACA Enrollment with HCM Technology

InfinityHR

According to The Commonwealth Fund Affordable Care Act Tracking Survey , the gains in health insurance coverage made since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) passed in 2010 are now beginning to reverse. Time and Attendance.

How to support workers with ‘hidden’ disabilities

cipHR

According to the 2010 Equality Act, a person has a disability if they : Have a physical or mental impairment. The 2010 Equality Act also says (in paragraph 20 of schedule 8) that “an employer is not under a duty to make reasonable adjustments if it does not know, and could not reasonably be expected to know that the individual was disabled.”. Struggle to meet deadlines, and with planning and organisation. Issues with time management and personal organisation.

Mindfulness on the Job

Everwise

In these shifting times that encompass the new Aquarian Age , more and more people are drawing inward and committing to practices such as meditation and yoga to help them find greater fulfillment in this lifetime. Where Technology and Mindfulness Meet.