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

HR Bartender

Earlier this month, I attended the KronosWorks Conference. One experience I wanted to share from my time in Las Vegas was some photos from the Zappos Tour. Bottom right) Dedicated room for employees to set goals with a personal coach.

Recommended Human Resources Conferences To Attend in 2015

Unbridled Talent

Recently, one of my contacts who is planning her 2015 schedule sent me a question asking for my recommendations for the top 2 – 3 conferences to attend in the US for HR professionals. One of my plans for next year is to attend more conferences in the US; ideally I’d like to attend events where there is a lot of networking, collaborating and great speakers. Since there are so many events happening all the time, it’s hard for me to assess which ones are best.

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Recommended Human Resources Conferences To Attend in 2015

Unbridled Talent

Recently, one of my contacts who is planning her 2015 schedule sent me a question asking for my recommendations for the top 2 – 3 conferences to attend in the US for HR professionals. One of my plans for next year is to attend more conferences in the US; ideally I’d like to attend events where there is a lot of networking, collaborating and great speakers. Since there are so many events happening all the time, it’s hard for me to assess which ones are best.

7 Ways to Support Employees’ Engagement in their Financial Wellness


These include health plan price transparency tools, health savings account (HSA) value estimators, educational materials, training videos, and even access to professional advisors for one-on-one coaching for investing, budgeting, and managing credit. It''s Time to Get with the New Millennia.

I Will Teach My Daughter Not to Be Afraid

Workplace Psychology

About a month ago, my wife and I became parents for the very first time. I had a choice to attend Baylor University or other colleges. I had a choice to attend law school or say no. I chose law school (but I chose out of fear and attended by default because I didn’t know what else to do with my life). Attitudes & Emotions Coaching Happy & Unhappy Meaningful WorkEmbed from Getty Images.

What is the BEST Leadership Style?


Relevant industries: military, construction, or sports coaching. Employee time clock software streamlines your attendance management needs, whether your industry calls for a hands-on or hands-off approach. Employee Time Clock Software HR Online Time Clock Payroll Time Clock

What You Should Know About Leadership Development Training

Workplace Psychology

leaders and followers or among peers in a self-managed work team) (Day, Fleenor, Atwater, Sturm, & McKee, 2014). In some ways, they treat it like a hot dog eating contest — the faster and more you consume in the allotted time the better. 2014). 2014).

3 Reasons Physical Offices & Face-to-Face Meetings Are Not Going Away

Workplace Psychology

The traditional, physical office is not going away any time soon despite advances in technology allowing people to work remotely , either at a home office, coworking space, virtual office, or another remote location (such as a coffee shop, library, or bookstore). 2014).


Thrive Global

That is time I can’t get back. All the gourmet dinners entertaining clients and attending networking events featuring cocktails and appetizers as “dinner” was putting my health off-kilter, but business was good, and finances were flowing.

Transform your culture: Lessons from a cooperative, First Credit Union for #CeridianCXDay


Develop leaders to be coaches. Sandra has an executive coaching certificate from Royal Roads University. First Credit Union integrates “the coach approach” into all its one-to-one and performance discussions. The coach approach is all about asking the right questions and enabling employees to discover their own accomplishments and areas of improvement. But, as pointed out in a recent post on Fast Company by Renee Robertson, coaching is not criticism.

The 2015 Performance Management Survey Is In!

HR Daily Advisor

in 2014) and above average selected by 22.8% (21.9% in 2014) rated their organization as average. Coaching discussions on a semiregular basis. Attendance awards. in 2014 and 23% in 2013), and part-time employees do not receive performance reviews at 13.7%

#SHRM15 Day 1 Quick Impressions

True Faith HR

This is my fifteenth straight year of attending the SHRM Annual Conference. If you have an opportunity, be sure to thank the many individuals who give up their time to make the conference succeed Special shout out goes to Terry Starr and the Dice team for sponsoring the SHRM15 Blogger lounge. CEO Hank Jackson's opening address most likely resonated with first time attendees. However, was there anything unique in his points that couldn't have been said in 2013 or 2014?

Sex As A Part of the Recruiting Process: The Problem is Plausible Deniability.

The HR Capitalist

Each of the players and recruits attended different parties at Billy Minardi Hall, where dancers, many of whom stripped naked, were present. Three of the five players said they attended parties as recruits and also when they played for Louisville.

Why Mobile Learning Makes L&D Better, Faster, Stronger

Cornerstone On Demand

8 spot in 2014, according to Deloitte's Global Human Capital Trends report. But at the same time, more companies than ever reported they're unprepared to meet the challenge—particularly when it comes to new platforms and mediums, like mobile and video.

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Are You Done Hiding?

Thrive Global

On June 19th I completed 30 days of Authentic and Audacious Expression through a program led by my coach. In a nutshell, I posted 3 times per day, for 30 days on Facebook. I posted a summary of the experience on Facebook, you can read about it here.

Why We’re Going to the IBM HR Summit #PowerUpHR


of HR professionals consider attending conferences highly valuable with respect to staying knowledgeable about Human Resource management – more than webinars, print publications and white papers.” – 2015 fisher VISTA HR Buyers Survey .

Cloud Computing and HR Technology: A Revolution that Changes how HR Works


The frenzied activity of everyday tasks such as payroll and record keeping can now be handed over to automation technology which subsequently frees up time for HR workers to dedicate more of their energy to employee engagement. Furthermore, in 2014, U.S. Automating Time and Attendance. Making sure that you are paying your employees for the amount of time that they work is obviously an important administrative task that has been handed to HR departments.

The Benefits Of Mentoring As An Executive


Making time to work with another professional on their development opens some breathing room for executives to reflect on their situation. By supporting a protégé and coaching them through problem solving, mentors become better prepared to support themselves.

Keeping it Simple: Driving HR analytics Value in 1 week

Analytics in HR

I attended an HR analytics conference in 2014, and was very impressed by the HR analytics work done in excel by Elouise Leonard-Cross, then of Home Group, in the North-East of England. As a good coach, the person has the solution and you have to hold the mirror up.

Julia Hickman: “Never give from the depths of your well, but from your overflow”

Thrive Global

Her first coaching experience was while attending college, where she became a volunteer body sculpting trainer for a semester of her sophomore year. She became certified and later also became a certified running coach, which led to me to start my own group training business at my home.

LIVE CASE STUDY: NBA Exec Refers to Demographic as Angry and Argumentative

The HR Capitalist

And being a Hawks fan is.well.difficult some times. . Crawford told Deadspin that he and his wife Deborah, who was also in attendance, were “livid” at Wilcox’s remarks, especially in the context of the Hawks’ recent past of racial turmoil.

SHRM Memories

Laurie Ruettimann

I have attended SHRM’s annual conference since 2008, but I’m sitting this year out. I applied for a press pass and was accepted as one of the first bloggers to attend SHRM. Those were weird times. I hung out with all the old school HR bloggers for the first time.

“Create a meditation practice.” With Beau Henderson & Kathryn Pirozzoli

Thrive Global

I love my sense of humor and people who suffer from anxiety don’t need a serious conversation about their feelings every time you talk. I had never known desperation like the one I felt in January 2014. A friend offered me the number of a life coach. Use humor.

Study Reveals Disconnect Between Employers and Employees in Upskilling Outlook

HR Daily Advisor

employees have done nothing to upskill in the past 12 months, where upskilling is defined as attending workshops, completing online courses, receiving consultation from a specialist, participating in personal coaching sessions, or pursuing further education.

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How to Use Emotional Intelligence to Drive Employee Engagement


This can feel exciting and terrifying at the same time. Later, I went on to attend grad school and pursued a Masters in Positive Organizational Development & Change. Leigh joined the Achievers Professional Services team in June 2014. By: Leigh Burger.

Whetstone Education CEO Libby Fischer: “Progress can’t always come from behind a desk”

Thrive Global

There’s a time and a place to sit behind your desk and stare at your. In 2014, Libby, a Teach For America alumna, took the helm of Whetstone Education , a then-struggling technology company with a clunky teacher evaluation. 2014 — and Whetstone has created 10 new jobs in New Orleans.

Showcasing Truly Diverse & Inclusive Organizations

Jeff Waldman

Unfortunately I was unable to attend the festival but I did my best to follow along the social stream. Shifting gears slightly, I was approached a couple of months ago by long-time network contact Jordan Monaghan of Angle Media Group.

Kellogg VP Priscilla Koranteng: “Why diversity and inclusion is an investment that leads to true competitive business advantages”

Thrive Global

From 2014–2017, she served as CSC’s Global Head of Human Resources and transformation leader for the company’s insurance and healthcare industry portfolio covering a scope of over $7 billion and 30,000 employees. Secondly, support women through coaching and development.

Are You Staring at the Tent Again?


Staying on the surface all the time is like going to the circus and staring at the outside of the tent." - Dave Barry. 6 months of coaching & training to help you develop new leadership habits to overcome your less productive behaviors. 12 one-on-one coaching sessions with me. We have not done an Academy since 2014. Email us your preferred dates, and how many people you would like to attend. You need to get back into the center ring where you belong.

Compassion For Self 2020 – Part 5

Thrive Global

After a short period of time, it was heartening for him to step onto a scale and find that he was 25 pounds lighter. As soon as he takes something off, he puts something on, changing quickly and efficiently, masking his nervousness, his self-consciousness about his body, spending as little time in the locker room as possible. In the time it takes him to do a few sit-ups or crunches, other kids do fifty. It was a physical problem, like I would be tired all the time.

The Six Steps To Build A Remarkable Workplace


By prioritizing people-centric initiatives, their companies achieve on average at least four times the profit growth (Aon Hewitt People Practices Inventory 2011) and three times the share market returns (Russell Investment Group 2011) compared to average companies.

How Microsoft “Renovated” Its Culture by Following These 3 Steps

Linkedin Talent Blog

Since CEO Satya Nadella took the helm in 2014, Microsoft’s culture has undergone some rapid — and necessary — renovations , including a significant overhaul of its employee review process and interdepartmental relationships. times more likely to place an emphasis on this practice.

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#Employee Feedback Is The Killer App #HR


Is it scary to think that employees can give us their opinion any time they want? Uber drivers have told me that riders who are rated poorly actually have a harder time getting rides – I haven’t confirmed this but it certainly would make sense.). I believe they will in time.

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The Ultimate Guide To Closing The Skills Gap In Education

Spark Hire

However, in 2014, the number of teachers needed went up to 2 million, according to a Gallup study on Selecting High-Talent Teachers. After all, grade-level students need to finish high school to attend college.

All You Need To Know About HR Management: An Exclusive Interview With Jairo Fernandez

SAP Innovation

Our philosophy is to reward and recognize the right talent at the right time and secure a lasting connection between reward and performance. Developed in Asia Pacific Japan in 2014, the program increases the quality and standards of leadership practices.