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Standup Meetings Help Build Transparency

HR Bartender

There are only three types of meetings : informational meetings, problem solving meetings, and feedback meetings. One of the most effective types of informational meetings is the standup meeting. I’m not opposed to long meetings, as long as they’re needed.

6 Reasons To Attend HR Tech User-Conferences

China Gorman

I am frequently invited to attend user conferences in the HR Tech space and I am becoming a huge fan of these events. There is something for everyone – from certification to skill building to inspiration to fun! The latest case in point was KronosWorks , the annual gathering of customers and prospects of Kronos , the heavyweight provider of tools and services to manage and engage an entire workforce with a focus on time/attendance management. ATTEND THESE SESSIONS!

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Getting Strategic in 2016

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday we heard from BLR® Senior Legal Editor Holly Jones, JD, who had some excellent tips on getting your goals strategically oriented for 2016. Just don’t let the lack of a dedicated strategic team or years of strategic expertise keep you from trying something new in 2016.

Developing An Intentional Learning Culture

HR Bartender

It’s responsible for all training, except technical operations and flight operations (mechanics and pilots, respectfully; required due to maintaining their Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certifications, although we do train their instructors and new hires in our orientation).

The most bang for your conference buck!


The Alabama SHRM State Conference was the first conference I ever attended. I had the best time at the state conferences, but a few years ago I willingly gave them up. Tuesday night is also a great time to kick back with some of your new favorite HR Pros and have a good time.

The most bang for your conference buck!


The Alabama SHRM State Conference was the first conference I ever attended. I had the best time at the state conferences, but a few years ago I willingly gave them up. Tuesday night is also a great time to kick back with some of your new favorite HR Pros and have a good time.

Key Learnings from the American Payroll Association 2016 Fall Forum


Recently I had the opportunity to attend the American Payroll Association (APA) Fall Forum at the Mirage Hotel and Resort in Las Vegas, NV with my colleague Mario Besner, Senior Product Director for Payroll. I was able to attend a number of these sessions in addition to meeting attendees and discussing their time and attendance and payroll requirements at the SumTotal booth. This could offer significant usability and time savings for employees. .

when is it time to update your recognition strategy? hint: now

O.C. Tanner

But you also don’t want a program that makes recipients feel like they’ve traveled back in time. The award for “perfect attendance” may have made sense when your organization had one office and 28 employees who had to be at work every day to make the magic happen.

How to Get a Job in HR When You’re Not Working in HR


Over the last week I’ve received more than half a dozen emails from people looking for their first foray back into the HR realm after making a move to a new city, taking time off for childcare/maternity leave, and other similar stories.

Starting a New Chapter


As I was telling a friend last week, it’s not something that you can study for or know overnight–it takes time, dedication, and effort to truly grasp the wide variety of concepts and inputs. Personally, it felt good to confirm that I have been on the right track for all this time and that the many hours invested into this site was a good way to build up my skills, connections, etc. Yes, little peanut is due in November 2016, and we are all very excited for the arrival.

How to Use Emotional Intelligence to Drive Employee Engagement


This can feel exciting and terrifying at the same time. Aimee Lucas, Vice President at Temkin Group, presenting at ACE 2016. Because they are skilled at meeting some of the the most fundamental of human needs – the need to feel safe , to be heard, to be seen and be valued.

Getting the Authority You Want Through Credibility, Influence, and Reach

HR Daily Advisor

People are often seen as credible when based years of experience, educational degrees, and certification in a field demonstrating expertise. But if you don’t have time—there are ways to increase your credibility. I recommend attending other department meetings just to listen.

26TH Annual Atlanta HR Conference!

nettime solutions

Altanta's HR Conference offers certifications, connections, conferences and conversations to help HR professionals succeed in all stages of their career journey. Why Attend The Atlanta HR Conference? Come Meet Us! If you plan on attending, be sure to connect with us.

3 Ways to Improve Benefits Communication

HR Daily Advisor

Effective benefit communication requires employers to invest time and resources to educate employees. Register today for this timely HR event. Informational meetings. by Karen Gustin, executive vice president of Ameritas Group Division.

Poor Employee Performance: Is It a Lack of Skills or Accountability?


Companies pour vast amounts of time and money into learning and development because it’s believed that training will result in better performance. If certain employees or a team isn’t meeting standards, it’s time to put on your management thinking cap and ask yourself: Have I explained why change is needed? Perhaps an in-house expert can serve as mentor or an external certification course is needed. Say a supervisor with high turnover attended a management workshop.

As Company and Technology Evolve, So Does Corporate University

HR Daily Advisor

From training on core values to professional certifications to leadership development opportunities, Aquilent’s corporate university strives to support employees’ career advancement and, in turn, deliver “enhanced value” to customers.

4 signs an employee is about to quit


Workers who plan to stay with your company will probably loop you in on any extra training or certificates that they want to pursue. Don’t accuse employees of faking illnesses or using their vacation time inappropriately; that will be a fast way to alienate people.

Dear Employees, We Want To Thank You


It’s Thanksgiving tomorrow, the beginning of that time of year when people give thanks—thanks for family. At one of my previous companies, once per quarter we had a “team meeting,” which was specific to our department.

Refusal to Undergo Medical Exam Tanks Michigan Worker’s ADA Claim

HR Daily Advisor

Sam’s performance began to suffer about the same time. The city later sought certification from his therapist that he was “capable of performing his duties, as required, so that he and his fellow employees’ safety is not compromised.” The U.S.

Paid Leave: Coming to a Jurisdiction Near You?

HR Daily Advisor

Illinois also passes “family caregivers” law that permits employees to use accrued personal sick time to care for ailing family members. 2008); Connecticut (2012); California (2015); Massachusetts (2015); Oregon (2016); and Vermont (2017). What about bonuses for perfect attendance?

Q&A with #SHRM16 Speaker Steve Browne (@sbrownehr)

True Faith HR

Even Better Than The Real Thing" What are 2-3 things you would like to see accomplished during your time on the SHRM Board of Directors? At the same time, move the profession forward while maintaining the solid professional development they offer at various stages of one’s career.

Mortgage Company Sees Significant ROI with Oracle HCM

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

A few months ago, I had the pleasure of traveling to historic New Orleans, where I attended a meeting of Oracle HR customers who come together every year to share ideas and best practices. The practice proved costly and not efficient enough to meet its aggressive growth requirements.

Talent and Performance Management Survey Summary

HR Daily Advisor

The HR Daily Advisor research team conducted the 2016 Talent and Performance Management Survey in January, 2016. The number one response was, “they accomplish the intended goal most of the time” (46.9%). Career Planning Meetings. Time management.

Tips for Awesome Onboarding

Vibe HCM

With 5,000 registrants, it was one of the most well attended webinars in SHRM history. Not only is it a nice treat, but it also shows that the manager took his or her time to get to know the remote worker’s local neighborhood.

Tips for Awesome Onboarding

Vibe HCM

With 5,000 registrants, it was one of the most well attended webinars in SHRM history. Not only is it a nice treat, but it also shows that the manager took his or her time to get to know the remote worker’s local neighborhood.

Breakthrough Moments


To prepare for the annual conference this year I thought I’d recap my top three breakthrough moments from previous annual conferences I’ve attended. We were hot in the midst of some drama about certifications and I put out a blog post defending my current certification that made me feel vulnerable. 2) This one happened when I attended a global level HR session with Joan Ginsberg and Heather Kinzie in Chicago at #SHRM13.

Not My Circus

Women of HR

When you take off on a flight, the attendant always says the same thing: “In case of an emergency put your oxygen mask on first before helping the people around you.” The coolest part is that we are going to meet every other week in the middle for a meal (once a foodie always a foodie). WE WILL MEET IN THE MIDDLE! I say that I am done getting certifications and degrees. After all, it is their time). Perhaps in time we agree to meet in the middle?

Ask HR: What Is a Performance Improvement Plan?


efficiency, attendance), list examples of the employee’s performance deficiencies, and then state what actions you expect from the employee, how they should be accomplished, and in what timeframe they need to be completed. You may or not be familiar with these three little letters: PIP.

Pamela Lachaussie Receives APA Citation of Merit for Contributions to the Payroll Profession

NGA Human Resources

This is a major accolade and one not easily won. NGA is incredibly proud of Pamela , and this citation is well-deserved recognition of her commitment to educating and raising standards across the payroll community. Pamela, who has been at the cutting edge of payroll services for more than 30 years, volunteers her time to the APA’s Strategic Payroll Leadership Task Force Committee.

how can I ask my coworkers to stop talking about politics, interview shoes when it’s snowy, and more

Ask a Manager

My managers and coworkers have taken to discussing politics while we are in meetings, usually towards the end or while we’re waiting for other parties to enter a conference call. If makes me uncomfortable to hear them praise this person, but I’m not able to walk out of a meeting to avoid it. We have people with lots of different political viewpoints here — in the interest of keeping things pleasant, can we avoid politics while we’re in meetings?”.

Millennial Managers: Is Your Workforce Ready?


The time has finally come for millennials to denounce their stereotype as they begin to shake up the status quo in the workplace and embrace their place as the next corporate leaders. In the year 2016 alone , US corporations spent just over $70 billion on workforce trainings. Many organizations are beginning to allow employees to choose their opportunity, whether it be an online certificate, registering for a class at a local college, or attending networking events.

Dealership Hiring: Excite Young Job Seekers to Join Your Team


The Dealership Staffing Study found that as of 2016, 33 percent of employees from outside the automotive industry indicated they would be interested in dealership roles and this number has dropped to 25 percent as of the 2019 study.

Improving Employee Engagement with HR Technology: A Look at Tech Focused Strategies

HR Daily Advisor

Employee Engagement’ soon became a buzz-phrase which companies began to adopt into their business strategies ever since and even though there was a steady yet noticeable increase in engagement, it took another hit in 2016. 5 – Recognition, Reward and Feedback in Real-Time.

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6 Employee Wellness Benefits to Attract Top Candidates


To attract potential employees who are looking for a less sedentary 9-5, provide the option of standing desks, offer walk-and-talk meetings and support active breaks throughout the day. While holding every employee responsible for meeting deadlines, achieving goals and communicating regularly, employers must encourage a healthy work-life balance that provides flexibility for employees to execute their jobs in the ways that work best for them.

Looking Ahead: Future-Proofing HR


The 2016 Global Talent Trends Study from Mercer, the world’s largest HR consulting firm, underscores the need for businesses to redefine how they manage, develop, and incentivize talent to achieve growth.

6 Tips: How to Effectively Attract and Hire STEM Talent


In the fall of 2016, 36 percent of all enrolled undergraduate students attended private and public two-year colleges. For example, Tennessee offers high school graduates free tuition to attend a community college or trade school.

4 HR Tech Trends That Will Dominate 2017


The workplace experienced a similar leap, particularly in human resources—in fact, Capterra caught a number of 2016 HR trends early , including gamification in recruiting, candidate experience, and real-time feedback systems.