How Career Re-Entry Programs Are Tackling the Gender Gap One Hire at a Time

Cornerstone On Demand

"These women are ready to re-engage with the workforce and they're excited about it because they've been away for a while—they're taking fewer maternity leaves, their spouses aren't moving for work and they're in a more settled time of their life."

The 2015 Performance Management Survey Is In!

HR Daily Advisor

Coaching discussions on a semiregular basis. Attendance awards. The top five factors used when evaluating nonexempt performance include job knowledge (76.6%), quality of work (74.6%), attitude/cooperation (68.8%), communication skills (67.7%), and attendance/punctuality (65.2%).

Are Managers Cutting It As Coaches?

HRExecutive

to attend Aon Hewitt’s Top Companies For Leaders Think Tank. In these conversations, I was struck by how often HR executives returned to the idea of helping managers adopt a “coaching mind-set” as a key component of their companies’ leadership development strategies.

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. I am doing my planning for 2015 and wanted to reach out to you and get your thoughts on something if you don’t mind. 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.

all my 2015 book recommendations

Ask a Manager

For most of 2015, I’ve made a weekly book recommendation when kicking off the weekend open thread. Sometimes they’re books that I’m in the middle of reading, and other times they’ve just long-standing favorites. A few people asked to have them all compiled in one place, so here’s the complete list (possibly in time for holiday gift-shopping!). all my 2015 book recommendations was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager

Want to Assemble a Dream Team Like Coach K’s?

HR Daily Advisor

Talking about the 1992 Olympic “Dream Team,” said by some to be the best collection of sports stars ever assembled, coach Mike Krzyzewski asked 15,000 HR managers, “Wouldn’t you like to have that recruiter?”. Coach K advanced three key concepts that leaders must possess: Adaptability.

5 Ways to Keep Your Star Employees From Walking Away

Cornerstone On Demand

Make sure your employees have the opportunity to attend conferences, take training classes or even receive executive coaching. Recruiting and training are terribly expensive—more than an annual conference or even a 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. I am doing my planning for 2015 and wanted to reach out to you and get your thoughts on something if you don’t mind. 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.

Did USC’s alcohol-related firing of its former head football coach violate the law?

The Employer Handbook

Back in October, the University of Southern California fired Steve Sarkisian, its head football coach. Nathan Fenno at the LA Times recaps Mr. Sarkisian’s claims here.

A Day in the Life of a Human Resources Director (HRD)

UpstartHR

This is another installment in our “Day in the Life” series, this time focusing on the HR directors out there.

Sold Out: A Lesson on Event Content (and the Future of HR)

UpstartHR

This summer at SHRM I was looking through the sessions in the app in an attempt to figure out which I wanted to attend, and I saw this one right up front. I think we should take more time to coach and support than regulate and demand.

Positive Change Management Starts With Yourself

ATD Human Capital

As her coach, I suggested to Daniela that she try looking for what works in those meetings rather than what doesn’t. Mentally, he was able to leave work at work, and as a result felt a decreased sense of worry in his personal time.

Do You, or Your Company, Screw Up Meetings?

HR Ringleader

It’s made the social media rounds, but was still good for a laugh one more time. I pulled up my calendar and just looking at 2015, it appears I spend anywhere between 10- 50% of my week sitting in some type of meeting. ” All the time!

10 Things I Learned at Total Rewards

WorkHuman

WorldatWork’s Total Rewards conference kicked off on Monday in Minneapolis and we attended tons of sessions these past few days—feverishly recording everything we learned along the way to share with you. Brenda Pohlman (Globoforce) and Cesar Villa (The Hershey Company).

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Leaders as the Curators of Their Messages

The People Equation

What if we coached our employees to be effective curators as well? Gatekeepers hoard or pass along information; curators take the time to consider how the audience will receive the message. Leaders who curate their message show that they care.

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.

The Real Meaning of Engaged Leaders

The People Equation

This connectivity has positive business results as well: the DDI survey indicated that “plugged in” leaders had three times less turnover and 83 percent led their teams to exceed their productivity goals. How many times have you cancelled a meeting with your team in the past three months?

Grow Leadership Through Relationships

ATD Human Capital

Each leader was required to have a succession plan in place and a successor ready before attending this workshop. The three-day retreat was designed to be fully immersive (most participants stayed in the hotel hosting the event) and included a 360-degree assessment, DiSC and Workplace Motivators assessments, simulations, and one-on-one coaching. The participants also spent significant time with senior executives, including the CEO.

Eight Upcoming Talks You’d Be Crazy to Miss. Seriously.

WorkHuman

We all have limited time. And there are a LOT of things out there to read and see and attend. But how can we know which sessions and talks are worth our time and will get our minds and hearts racing—and which talks are going to be a snoozefest that leave us wanting our wasted time back? For the first time in history, four distinct generations are sharing the workplace, and sometimes it feels as if they’re living in four different worlds.

Future Friday: Helping CEOs change

OmegaHR Solutions

In a post that I wrote about the CHRO helping the CEO I talked about a survey done that showed the successful CEO in 2020 will have to have more of a “coaching style” of management. I have attended Dreamforce, the Salesforce annual conference, twice and the place exudes inspiration.

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Reasons Why Your Workaholic Culture Doesn’t Work and How to Fix It

Insperity

Many of the ways to reduce your work hours require time management. Some commonly adopted time management techniques include: Schedule time on your calendar to plan your day or week. Put time on your calendar for answering email or returning telephone calls. Give it time.

HR Roundtable: What Will HR Look Like in 2020?

TLNT: The Business of HR

To get them primed, we started with the following questions: What things does HR do well now in 2015? What does HR do well now in 2015? It just needs some time to grow and develop. However, it is more accurate of where HR practices today in 2015.

6 Steps You Need to Take Before Terminating an Employee for Poor Performance

Insperity

You don’t have time to babysit, and constant errors are affecting your team’s credibility. Moreover, it’s best to give employees plenty of time to improve, and give them the tools needed to get there. I know what you’re thinking – documentation takes time.

#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. SHRM #SHRM15 #SHRM15blogger Hank Jackson Coach K Dice

8 Quick Tips for Handling Overly Social Employees

Insperity

Refrain from micromanaging your employees’ time, and instead focus on whether the work gets done. When you have one Chatty Cathy or Charlie, remember to coach him or her in private , never in front of others. Consider channeling socialization into specific times.

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How to Keep Innovation From Getting Crushed in Your Workplace

TLNT: The Business of HR

Think of times you have been in meetings devoted to solving problems and generating innovative ideas such as conversations around: Product innovation ; Process improvements ; Executing organizational change ; Improving employee engagement.

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SHRM Las Vegas Day 1: “Welcome to the Middle of the Stinking Desert”

TLNT: The Business of HR

If it’s June, it must be time for SHRM, and so yet another SHRM conference — the Society for Human Resource Management’s 67th annual Conference & Exhibition — kicked off on Sunday at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Coach Mike Krzyzewski.

Human Resources in the Zombie Apocalypse

Workology

Someone, in fact many someones, need to attend to the health and well being of group members and the relationships between them. Every time they turn around there’s a new disaster, and while many of them have been beyond their controls, others could have been averted.

what to say to an employee who’s requesting too much time off, training the person who’s taking your job, and more

Ask a Manager

How can I coach an employee to have more professional polish? How, if at all, can I coach her to be more professional when what it seems like she needs is an injection of class/polish? What to say to an employee who’s requesting too much time off. I have a question about an employee who is requesting a lot of time off. It’s okay to to request time off on occasion, but that should be rare, not multiple times each month. It’s five answers to five questions.

9 Crucial Rules to Remember When Having Difficult Conversations with Employees

Insperity

Whether it’s a performance issue or employees feuding , there comes a time when leaders must break the silence. Remember that as a business leader, you’re also a coach. Can I have a second of your time to talk about some feedback we’ve received about your behavior?

How to Start a Side Gig--Career Clinic on November 16

The Bamboo Project Blog

who is the founder of Capture Greatness , a Philadelphia-based scholarship writing and college coaching initiative created to help first-generation college goers and students from under-resourced schools make their dream of college an educational and economic reality.

The Pitfalls of Telecommuting

Workplace Psychology

The reality, however, is that it requires a great deal of structure, time management and commitment, as well as an understanding of telecommuting’s disadvantages on the part of the person telecommuting so that s/he can get work done. Maureen Henderson (2015). 2015, August).

Alcoholism and ADA: former USC coach Steve Sarkisian files suit over his termination

Ohio Employer's Law

On October 12, USC fired its head football coach, Steve Sarkisian. Q: What should an employer do if an employee mentions alcoholism, or requests accommodation, for the first time in response to discipline for unacceptable performance or conduct?

Don’t Become An Invisible Leader In Your Busiest Times

SAP Innovation

When the going gets tough, some leaders make themselves visible by becoming red-faced football coaches who curse, scream, stomp their feet, and even sometimes bench (fire) their key players. Take time to connect with your team and gather the facts.

How to Choose Leaders in the Classroom

Spark Hire

Good teachers take the time to work with their students as individuals to ensure that they find success in the classroom. They support their students outside of the classroom by coaching sports, attending school talent shows, and chaperoning dances.

#Employee Feedback Is The Killer App #HR

TalentHQ

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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Lessons from our research: Ways to build a diverse, inclusive organization

HR Times

Posted by Josh Bersin on December 17, 2015. Global Human Capital Trends 2015 Explore the trends. times higher cash flow per employee over a three-year period. Have, for the smaller companies, 13 times higher mean cash flow from operations.