Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – March 2015

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Don’t forget that the Association for Talent Development’s International Conference and Expo (aka ATD ICE) is being held in Orlando on May 17-20. The post Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – March 2015 appeared first on hr bartender. Where has the year gone?!

The Restaurant Industry Trains America’s Workforce – Friday Distraction

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As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the NRAEF works to attract, develop and retain professionals for the restaurant industry. Professional associations are dedicating resources to talk about the value of having a career in their specific industry.

Performance Management: How to Stand Out In a Crowd

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Your new book, StandOut 2.0 , concentrates on team development. Career Development Employee Engagement Leadership and Management Technology and Social Media Training and Development training and development

Lack of Leadership Has Created the Skills Gap

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One of my takeaways from that conversation was that good managers and leaders develop good employees. The role of the servant leader is to develop the people around them. If we don’t develop managers and leaders, then who is developing employees?

9 Public Speaking Tips for Your Next Business Presentation

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Business and Customers Career Development Consulting Leadership and Management Technology and Social Media Training and Development business communication training and developmentI feel very fortunate that I learned about public speaking early in life.

Future Leaders Need Organizational Mindfulness

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He is both an experienced organizational development and effectiveness consultant as well as a practitioner of mindfulness. That being said, are employees being provided the opportunities to develop the competencies you’ve mentioned (whether that takes place in a school or work setting)?

The Only 3 Reasons to Hold a Business Meeting

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The organization is developing their goals and direction. There’s also training meetings. When training is done properly, it’s about creating a safe environment where individuals can learn, practice, and receive feedback. Business meetings are the bane of our professional lives.

Collaborative Learning On the Rise [infographic]

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This means that there needs to be shifts in training, development and learning. Obviously, that says good things about on-the-job training efforts. According to a 2014 IBM study, 80% of employees will leave an organization if they don’t receive the right training to do the job.

10 Performance Management Tips For the First Time Supervisor

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Whether you’re a first time supervisor or seasoned manager, here are 10 things to remember when it comes to employee performance reviews: If your company offers performance appraisal training, take it. Evaluating performance and delivering feedback are skills that you will develop over time.

How To Build a Successful Mentoring Program

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One of my go-to resources for design ideas is the Association for Talent Development’s (ATD) Infoline series. And the ATD resources can help you develop a program that works for your organization. One last thing to consider is developing the metrics for evaluating the mentoring program.

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INTERVIEW: Dr. Ken Blanchard on Leadership and Management

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Later I got a chance to be a leader in high school and college, where I began developing my leadership point of view. Business and Customers Career Development Leadership and Management Training and Development business

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – Conference Travel Edition

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Speaking of conference season, I’m looking forward to my first trip to London to speak at Tucana’s HR Change & Transformation 2015. Career Development Strategy and Planning Technology and Social Media Training and Development training and development

Job or Career: Which One Do You Have?

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I recently read a remark that individuals who work at fast food restaurants or deliver newspapers do not have careers. It made me wonder exactly what the difference is between a job and a career. So time is a key differentiator between jobs and careers.

Companies Are Not Prepared for Aging Workers

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Older workers can mentor or coach young professionals and help with their leadership development. Business and Strategy Career Development Leadership and Management Recruiting and Retention Training and Development training and development

You Can’t Have Self-Managed Teams Without Self-Managed People

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Employees need training on the principles of self-management. Just like teams need training on team development skills, employees need some self-management training. It seems that the idea of self-directed work teams is coming back into vogue.

Human Resources Shouldn’t Be a “Go-To” Function

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Business and Strategy Career Development Leadership and Management Training and Development SHRM training and development Sometimes it’s easy to think that our own profession is the only one under the microscope.

Work Journals Help Employees Accomplish Their Goals

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Recently, I stumbled across this post on the Career Contessa blog about the benefits of work journals. A participant in one of my training sessions labeled it a “ Step Away from the Kumbaya ” activity. A career journal might help create the necessary focus.

SHRM Certification: Why Should #HR Pros Pay Attention

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Since then, SHRM has developed a certification that aligns with the competency model. Alex] SHRM certification is the world’s first competency-based certification for early-career and senior HR professionals. This option will be available until December 31, 2015.

5 Business Lessons Learned From Adult Coloring Books

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I’ve noticed a few themes emerging in the professional development space that center around the need for individuals to find ways to decompress, de-stress, and detox from their digital lives. Career Development Employee Relations Happy Hour Training and Development business employee relation

How to Debrief a Meeting Regardless Of the Topic

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We need to develop an “evolve or die” mentality. One way to make sure that you and your organization don’t get too complacent is by changing your mindset about training. So why not develop ourselves in real-time? Real-time development works because we can learn from anyone.

Want More Employee Productivity? Figure Out Their “Flow”

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For me, analyzing data so a client can understand what their leaders or employees are saying is meaningful and challenging, but not too challenging as I have lots of training and experience at it. And if you want to hear her session on flow, there’s still time to register for WorkHuman 2015.

Your Blueprint for Employee Performance Meetings

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The company’s customer service training was helpful. Related posts from HR Bartender: Is a Training Meeting the Best Approach Networking Meetings Shouldn’t Be “All Take and No Give” Quick Shots for #Business and #HR Pros – Spring Reading Edition.

Developing HR Competencies – Ask #HR Bartender

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Many very successful HR pros start their careers in other areas like finance, operations, and sales. What I really enjoyed reading this book were the examples that help us in developing HR competencies in particular areas. It also shares how to develop a professional development plan.

Get Ready For the Brain Drain [infographic] – Friday Distraction

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If you’re looking for a way to start a discussion about knowledge management in your organization, the Association for Talent Development (ATD) offers the book, “ Knowledge Management Basics ”.

Defining Workplace Professionalism

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Here’s the final definition the group developed: Approaching work in the spirit of collegiality, commitment, altruism, and accountability. I ran across this article from Dan McCarthy on “What is Workplace Professionalism?” It’s a good read. You can check it out here.

Getting Leaders to Be Obsessed With their Staff’s Career Development

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Boring Work Is Often Absolutely Essential

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Some of the things we need to know in our careers and lives we won’t consider fun. Business and Strategy Career Development HR Tech and Social Media Training and Development training and development

Learning a New Skill Makes Your Other Skills Better

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Self-Management Success: Manage Personality Conflicts (Part 4)

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Career Development Leadership and Management Training and Development Well-Being and Wellness management self-management training and developmentIn part three of this series, we talked about the need to be problem solvers.

Healthy Employees = Healthy Business [infographic] – Friday Distraction

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HOW TO: Sell Your Manager on Attending a Conference

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Career Development HR Tech and Social Media Training and Development training and development In response to my post on “ What are HR Analysts and Why Should You Pay Attention to Them ”, I had a Twitter connection ask me about going to conferences.

Self-Management Success: Learn How to Learn (Part 5)

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Self-management also involves thinking about your future and generating your own professional development plan. In a traditional office environment, your boss might tell you what skills to develop. Also, be prepared to discuss what skills you’d like to develop.

Your 5-Day Plan to Learning YouTube

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So video plays a huge role in business, training and career development. For example, in my training programs, I often mention the Johari Window. I can save it under a playlist titled “jobs” or “careers.” Finish the sentence in a video, “My goal for 2015 is ….”

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Self-Management Success: Do Work You Enjoy (Part 2)

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We can spend years trying to figure out the right career. As you make career decisions , it only makes sense to move toward being your most productive. Our careers aren’t single decisions.

The Interview Series on #HR Bartender

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Dr. Eduardo Salas on Best Practices for Developing Teamwork. Dr. Peter Senge on Education, Systems Thinking and Our Careers. Tomorrow is Memorial Day in the United States. It’s a federal holiday to remember the people who have given the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country.