Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – November 2014

HR Bartender

Earlier this month, I attended the KronosWorks Conference. I’m looking forward to sharing with you all of my takeaways in the weeks ahead. One experience I wanted to share from my time in Las Vegas was some photos from the Zappos Tour. Hope you enjoy the pictures.

What Happens When Leaders Coach?

All Things Workplace

You may already have the right people to enable your company to "win"--however you define the word. A couple of years ago I was involved in designing a leadership program to develop the top talent in a global company. The top leadership learns a lot about their own abilities.

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Tips for Employee Relocation, Training Conferences and Coaching

The People Equation

My November articles for the HR Answers page cover the issues of successful employee relocation, conference opportunities for people in the learning and development field and how to recognize employees’ natural “intelligences” when you coach them.

Training and Coaching Leadership Teams

ATD Human Capital

Coaching a leadership team toward improving its interactions and effectiveness is different from the executive coaching that individual leaders receive to improve their own behaviors.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

5 Culture Trends for 2019 1 The workplace is constantly evolving. approach 2019, major shifts in the work. environment will continue to affect the ways. New research from the. the five latest culture trends and how you can. The U.S. the flow of work (see O.C.

Embracing Organizational “Outsiders”

HR Bartender

During this year’s HR Technology Conference , I had the opportunity to hear Andrew McAfee from MIT talk about his book, “The Second Machine Age”. One point he made during the presentation was that organizations need to get better at hiring and engaging outsiders.

The Corporate Coach

New to HR

Also known as consultants, these coaches are professionals in the field of isolating problems and fixing them, offering a valuable outsider’s approach to fixing internal problems. Multiple people make the machine run and multiple people get it to jam up.

Training and Coaching Leadership Teams

ATD Human Capital

Coaching a leadership team toward improving its interactions and effectiveness is different from the executive coaching that individual leaders receive to improve their own behaviors.

Top 10: HR Daily Advisor 2014 Year in Review

HR Daily Advisor

As we reach the end of 2014, we take a look back at some of your favorite articles. Here’s a list of the top 10 posts on the HR Daily Advisor website this year. ‘My My Exempt Employee Has No PTO but Needs Time Off’. See the original post here.]

Four Secrets to Recruiting and Retaining the Class of 2014


Businesses have the power to engage smart and energized people and help them cultivate their skills to become the company’s greatest asset. What can employers do to ensure that the bright and energized class of 2014 will want to work for them? Managerial Training.

3D Living: How to Inspire Better Employee Performance

Cornerstone On Demand

Let’s presume for this moment that you have hired your employees wisely — they have the skills, experience and behaviors necessary to perform the required tasks. You know the employee is capable. It gives us the steps to know how to help our employees perform.

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The Coaching Approach: Key Findings

ATD Human Capital

ATD Research recently completed a comprehensive study on the use of coaching by managers. This summer, 575 learning leaders from a wide range of industries completed an online survey on the status of coaching in their organizations. Click here to read full version

Quick Lessons Learned from the 2014 #NBASummerLeague

True Faith HR

I''m back from the now annual trip to the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas with most of the 8 Man Rotation ( Steve Boese , Kris Dunn , Lance Haun ). Here''s mine: "You''ll be pleased" is the new "Fine." So, what did the group settle on as an authentic phrase of praise?

Inclined to Collaborate? You Should Be

All Things Workplace

"Collaboration is a key driver of overall performance of companies around the world. The researchers created a collaboration index to measure a company’s relative “collaborativeness” based on two main factors: . Yet it ultimately comes down to the individual.

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Workplace Observations for 2015: The Year of Employee Aptitude

HR Ringleader

On this final day of 2014, I’m making some observations about the workplace for the coming year. I think those words are powerful when backed up by research or data that leads to the prediction and I’ll leave that to my work with my colleagues at Brandon Hall Group.

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Leadership and Being a Role Model – 20 Ideas

The People Equation

We’re parents, teachers, coaches, managers and committee leaders. I wrote a post for Smartblog on Leadership called The Six Saboteurs of Positive Role Models. I have to do so for all the Ikea employees.”. ? At one time or another, we’re all in a position to lead.

Can I (and Should I) Fire An Employee for Social Media Content?


There is a phenomenon that doesn’t get talked about much publicly, but it’s something that in-the-trenches HR folks deal with fairly regularly. While we want to “rise up” and think about big picture, have a strategic viewpoint, and assume the best , there are always going to be friction points that hold us back. In this case, I’d take a coaching approach initially. Don’t assume they know that the behavior is offensive. The first?

Are you ready for the Class of 2014? 5 Strategies to Motivate the Incoming Workforce


Baby Boomers have acquired a wealth of knowledge over their years in the workforce, and, as they retire, they will take that intelligence with them. Moreover, the days of having an unlimited supply of talent are diminishing. How should you motivate the incoming workforce to succeed?

ASHHRA 2014 - Empowering Women in Healthcare

Cielo HR Leader

After returning from the 2014 ASHHRA 50th Annual Conference & Expo , held in Chicago, I can’t help but reflect on the thought leadership and transformative ideas that were presented in an effort to support the ever-changing healthcare marketplace – specifically, empowering women in healthcare.

Coaching vs. Therapy – Referring Coaching Clients with Mental Illness

Workplace Psychology

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal, titled “Executive Coach or Therapist? It’s Getting Harder to Tell the Difference” (Bindley, 2019) again renews the debate about the blurred line between where coaching ends and where therapy begins.

Top 5: HR Daily Advisor 2014 Year in Review

HR Daily Advisor

As we reach the end of 2014, we take a look back at some of your favorite articles. Here’s a list of the top 5 posts on the HR Daily Advisor website this year. 2014 Employer Holiday Practices Survey (Slide Show). My Exempt Employee Has No PTO but Needs Time Off’.

Leadership Development Carnival: June 2014 Edition


Welcome to the June 02nd 2014 Carnival of Leadership Development. In a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) business environment where technology is constantly changing how people collaborate and work, the paradigms of leadership are changing. Namaste!

[SlideShare] Tomorrow’s Leaders Just Graduated: Five Reasons Why You’ll Hire Them


Motivated and driven, 60 percent of young graduates will apply directly to the company when searching for jobs. You’re not just going to hire them. You’re going to fight for them in a war for talent.

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Ask These 6 Critical Questions to Assess Management Effectiveness


How does a business assess the effectiveness of their management? There is a CEO and a set of executive officers managing the core and the administrative functions of the business. If there is a problem, to whom do the employees turn first?

Why the best managers are great coaches


Are you watching the 2014 winter Olympics? Everyone can get behind their country’s favorite medal winners, but what really creates exceptional athletes is phenomenal coaching. The same principle applies to how managers inspire successful employees.

HP Adopts Social Learning—E-Learning Is a Thing of the Past

HR Daily Advisor

E-learning was very popular in the 90s, says River Software’s Randy Emelo. However, in the 21st century, the focus has shifted to bite-sized chunks of learning, the shorter the better—something we call micro-learning. Learn More.

What’s pushing the development of “leaders at all levels”?

HR Times

Posted by Neil Neveras on September 24, 2014. Our Global Human Capital Trends 2014 report points to leadership as the No. Read the post. They’re asking, “What are the qualities that would make someone identifiable as one of our leaders?”

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Developing Management Capability

New to HR

Many people are simply thrust into management positions without the skills necessary to act effectively in a managerial role. It is important to train employees and help them develop the skills necessary in order to take on management positions successfully.

From Part Time Blog to Global Coaching Company

Thrive Global

With a lot of uncertainty in the world right now, so many people are wondering what the future holds. The way we work has also changed, with many people asked to work from home and sadly many now out of work. The lifestyle blog and community Bodhi Babes was born!?

How Can Social Learning Benefit Your Company?

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , we heard from Randy Emelo and Becky Simeon, PhD, about the movement toward social learning and how it has dramatically changed corporate learning. Today, the positive effects of social learning systems. Learn More. For the Advisor.

5 PEO Services You May Not Know Exist


With some PEOs, you have the ability to get advice directly from compensation experts. This enables you to create a meaningful compensation program that meets the expectations of talent in your industry and today’s market. This analysis can help you start to bridge the talent gap.

Leadership, the Imposter Syndrome, and Being REAL

Inpower Coaching

Like someone will figure out you aren’t up to the job you have? The Imposter Syndrome is a thing. And it’s a thing all kinds of leaders learn to deal with and overcome. Even people like you who are in exactly the right place at the right time to overcome it.

Performance Management Should Begin Before We Hire Someone


When most of us hear the term “performance management,” we think of performance appraisals , mentoring, employee learning and development —all of the things that happen well after we hire people into our organizations. It starts with finding and recruiting the right people.

4 Warning Signs You’re Not Properly Coaching Your Employees


The problem may not be with the employee. It could be that your management style is missing the mark. You may not be providing the coaching and support your employees truly need. Alex Raymond, CEO of Kapta, says that most companies aren’t aligned because executives and managers don’t spend the time necessary to communicate the company’s mission, vision and goals, according to Tech Cocktail. Still not sure how to properly coach your employees?

The Price We Pay for Bad Managers


“Currently, 30% of the U.S. workforce is engaged in their work … (while) the vast majority (70%) are not …” -- Gallup’s State of the American Workplace report This statistic sent a shockwave through the business community when it was first published.