The You, Me and We of Career Development

HR Bartender

During a recent flight, I was reading some old issues of Training Magazine on my way to Austin for the Great Place to Work’s Small and Medium Business Conference and it occurred to me that today’s career development efforts can be summarized into three areas of responsibility.

Retaining Your Team with Career Development

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One way to combat this issue is through career development initiatives. The HR Blog has identified a variety of components that can help make a difference when it comes to having these career conversations: Employee Assessments. These tools can be used to benchmark employee performance and development in order to identify areas of strength and weakness. Building a Development Plan.

8 Ways to Deliver Training that Employees Retain

HR Bartender

The biggest concern organizations have when they invest in training is retention. It’s important for training programs to be designed and delivered in a way that increases retention of the content. Today’s corporate training cannot be all theory. That’s not training.

The Difference Between Training, Facilitation and Presentations

HR Bartender

I’ve been going to a lot of conferences lately and noticed that people are using the terms training, facilitating, and presenting interchangeably. For example: Training is the action of teaching a person a specific skill or type of behavior.

Measure Training Effectiveness by Results, Not Hours

HR Bartender

Years ago, I attended a training session where the instructor said that he knew participants we’re “getting it” because they started asking questions. Whether the questions happen during the actual training or after the session, questions can be an informal gauge of training interest.

To drive engagement, focus on career development

Ceridian

Some of the top drivers of engagement include work-life balance, strong communication from management, performance feedback, and career development and training. In fact, a 2014 Towers Watson Global Workforce study found that the two biggest factors that influence engagement are base pay and career advancement. Why career development is important. Implementing career development initiatives: Manager tips.

Corporate Training: You Can Learn Anything

HR Bartender

The post Corporate Training: You Can Learn Anything appeared first on hr bartender. Career Development Employee Engagement Recruiting and Retention Training and Development engagement training and development“You only have to know one thing.

10 Activities that Encourage Employees to Take the Lead in Their Development

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(Editor’s Note: This post is brought to you by HighGround , the employee development and engagement platform leader. We’ve talked a lot about the need for employees to own their careers. Everyone is in charge of their career” – well, we’d all do it.

In the World of Career Development, One-Size-Fits-All Is Dead

Get Hppy

Career development remains front and center for job seekers and employers alike — candidates want it and companies want to offer it. However, not all career development strategies are created equal. How are you focusing on individualized career development?

Your Career Success is Based on Your Self-Awareness

HR Bartender

There’s no secret sauce for career success. We should consider that our careers are a work in progress. Our career goals should change along with it. Here are a few of the most popular HR Bartender career development posts this year.

For #HR Career Success: Here Are the Ingredients

HR Bartender

Regardless of your career, you need to know what it takes to be successful in that profession. The good news is that the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has developed a competency model for HR professionals. Being an HR professional is a rewarding career.

The Importance of Attitude in Getting a Promotion

HR Bartender

Image taken by Sharlyn Lauby after speaking at the Learning and Development League 2016 Annual Conference in Delhi, India. Career Development Training and Development engagementI wrote a post recently about the four things you needed to get a promotion.

Development Is About Creating Opportunities – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

I continue to hear from business executives that employees need to “own their careers.” Employees understand their career goals better than anyone, so they should be in the driver’s seat when it comes to accomplishing them. IMHO, employees are very willing to own their careers.

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The 4 Qualities You Need to Get Promoted

HR Bartender

Skills are the proficiencies developed through training or experience. Using the ADDIE example, the employee has demonstrated skills in applying the ADDIE model when designing training programs. So, we can develop our skills through the transfer of knowledge.

Career Journaling: 9 Tips to Start Today

HR Bartender

A few years ago, I heard about the idea of career journaling during Ultimate Software’s Connections Conference. Then I ran across an article on The Muse titled “ 6 Ways Keeping a Journal Can Help Your Career ” and it reminded me to actually do something.

10 Tips for Effective Goal Setting

HR Bartender

Career Development Strategy and Planning Technology and Social Media Training and Development goal setting HR software technology(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad, a global leader in cloud-based talent management solutions.

You Can’t Own Your Career Until You Buy Into It

HR Bartender

There’s lots of talk about employees “owning” their careers. The idea being that employees are in the driver’s seat where their career development is concerned. The expense for professional development should not be 100 percent the company’s responsibility.

Career Fitness: Necessary for Long-Term #HR Success

HR Bartender

Career fitness defined. Well-being has several components: physical, relationships, financial, community, and career. The other parts of well-being include financial, relationships, community and career. Now let’s talk about the last component: career.

6 Abilities Every Employee Needs To Be Successful

HR Bartender

Organizations are putting employees in charge of their own career development. Career Development Recruiting and Retention Technology and Social Media Training and Development training and development

I’m a New Manager. Now What?

HR Bartender

The reality is, managers have one job – to find and train their replacement. When managers are focused on their job, they hire the best talent, train for success, coach for high performance, and retain employees. SHRM-Published Books (@SHRMBooks) June 9, 2016. Managers who focus on finding and training their replacement aren’t dispensable. Organizations that want managers who will hire, train, and retain the best talent need to set those managers up for success.

Stretch Work Assignments – Ask #HR Bartender

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I work at an Institute that conducts employee seminars, conferences, and training programs for various organizations. My guess is that my boss’ request was intentional to make me develop my skills. Participants want to know that their training facilitator is prepared.

Learning and Talent Objectives for 2016

HRchitect

2015 was a good year for Talent Management as the shift has moved forward with better alignment of Learning, Development and Performance Management, making systems more talent focused. The post Learning and Talent Objectives for 2016 appeared first on HRchitect. Written by: Ray Eaton.

Moving Past Exam Failure – Ask #HR Bartender

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Career Development Strategy and Planning Training and Development SHRM CertificationIt’s okay to make a mistake. We all do. The tough part is moving past the mistake. That’s the situation this HR Bartender reader is facing.

The 10 Habits of High-Performing Employees

HR Bartender

And once you’ve identified them, how can managers continue to develop their skills and abilities ? They’re committed to their own personal development. Career Development Employee Engagement Leadership and Management training and development

5 Ways to Keep Performance Reviews From Becoming Boring

HR Bartender

The conversations focused on goal setting, performance, career development and progress towards goals. Train managers to ask for feedback. Train managers (and employees) on getting and receiving feedback.

Skills Gap Negatively Impacting Business [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

According to the latest white paper from the Association for Talent Development (ATD) Public Policy Council, organizations are turning down business because they don’t have qualified people to do the work. This supports the need for business to start developing talent internally.

How to Create SMART Career Development Plans for Your Employees

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SMART and GROW are two popular acronyms that are used as guidelines to shape career development plans. GROW sometimes gets added to SMART for added structure in shaping a career development plan. Before sitting down to work on a career plan , both manager and employee should think through the coming year’s goals, using SMART and GROW as guides. Meanwhile, you should consider where each employee is in his or her career.

What Work Should Managers Delegate

HR Bartender

Managers will never be able to move up within the organization, take an uninterrupted vacation, participate in a special project, or enjoy a day of training if they can’t delegate. Career Development Leadership and Management Training and Development delegate training and development

7 Ways to Manage Expectations Effectively

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Business and Customers Career Development Consulting Leadership and Management Technology and Social Media Training and Development business training and developmentHR Bartender is published on a WordPress site.

Are Learning Goals Better Than Performance Goals

HR Bartender

Career Development Strategy and Planning Training and Development goals training and developmentNot all goals are the same. That was a big takeaway for me from this year’s WorkHuman conference, hosted by Globoforce.

Developing An Intentional Learning Culture

HR Bartender

In his role at Southwest, he is focused on the professional development of the University’s 300+ staff. Robbins] Southwest Airlines University is the single-source for training and development for our 54,000 Southwest Airlines (SWA) employees!

Why Your Organization Should Consider an Internal Hackathon

HR Bartender

The conference is October 4-7, 2016 in Chicago. Career Development Strategy and Planning Technology and Social Media Training and Development HRTech technology training and development

5 Ways to Keep Performance Reviews From Becoming Boring

HR Bartender

The conversations focused on goal setting, performance, career development and progress towards goals. Train managers to ask for feedback. Train managers (and employees) on getting and receiving feedback.

Technology: Cause or Solution to Employee Burnout

HR Bartender

I ran across this article recently in Training Magazine titled “ Avoid Technology as a Tool for Rudeness ” that focused on the need to manage technology and not let it overtake our lives. Image captured by Sharlyn Lauby after speaking the KronosWorks 2016 in Orlando, FL.

Developing a Well-Trained Workforce: Insights From Legendary CLO Steve Kerr

Everwise

As a legend in the world of Learning and Development, Steve Kerr has a storied career championing leadership development at companies like Goldman Sachs and GE. Some company leaders will be resistant to investing in training and leadership development.