The You, Me and We of Career Development

HR Bartender

I’ve mentioned before that I have a tendency to stockpile magazines so I can read during flights. 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. We have a responsibility to train employees for their current roles.

13 great HR magazines you should be reading


As the CIPD’s membership magazine, the print edition of People Management can easily lay claim to being the UK’s biggest HR magazine by circulation size. You can sign up for its daily newsletter, or read its monthly digital magazine. . Training Journal. HR magazine. Changeboard is somewhat of an oddity: an HR jobs board that also does online features, a printed magazine, podcasts and live events, too. This article was first published in September 2016.


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

HR Bartender

I read an article in Training Magazine that drew a distinction between employee ownership and employee buy-in. Business and Customers Career Development Employee Engagement Leadership and Management Recruiting and Retention Training and Development training and developmentThere’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.

You can train them now or you can train them later but later may cost more

OmegaHR Solutions

Regular training can help prevent lawsuits. Teaching a class the other day, I was covering the subject of training, particularly supervisory training. I referenced a blog post I wrote in September entitled Lack of Supervisory Training costs a company $277,565. This particular case did not actually go to court, and to be honest involved more than training. Not enough training. My experience has been that small companies don’t spend that on training.

Be Your Own Mentor and Make It Work

HR Bartender

Magazines fastest growing companies. Career Development Training and Development Well-Being and Wellness Leadership and Management mentor training and developmentConfession: I’m a Tim Gunn fan. Tim Gunn is the chief creative officer at Liz Claiborne and one of the mentors on the reality television program Project Runway. He’s known for telling designers to “Make it work!” during the competition.

Does It Matter If Stress and Pressure Are Different

HR Bartender

In fact, I let my magazines pile up and save them for air travel. Interestingly, I read a second article on resilience training as a way to help individuals manage stress. And, by incorporating resilience training, we can develop more “grit” to help us be successful. Career Development Leadership and Management Training and Development Well-Being and Wellness training and developmentI like to read on planes.

Revamped I-9 – July 2016


July 2016 – WorkBright Wire. New Administrator Training Recording. We had a great turnout for last month’s New Administrator Training! We hope to provide these live trainings on a regular schedule but if you didn’t get to join us and feel like you could benefit from some training, check out the recording of the event here: . July 20th: Customer Training: Revamped I9 – Click here to reserve your seat!

lessons from a san francisco sewer: shrm 2016 keynote recap

O.C. Tanner

Without going into the hysterically disgusting details of yesterday’s SHRM 2016 general session, the point of Rowe’s story was simple: we need to start appreciating workers who perform seemingly thankless jobs that are critical to the day-to-day lives of millions of Americans. Before becoming the host of “Dirty Jobs,” Rowe was a reporter for CBS’ “Evening Magazine.”

TED Talk Tuesday: The Antidote to Apathy

Cornerstone On Demand

Some of his work include 2006's City Idol contest, co-editing a book about civic projects in Toronto and Dandyhorse and Spacing magazines. Don't wait for "training days" to teach your employees leadership development skills. This post is part of our monthly TED Talk Tuesday serie s, spotlighting can't-miss TED Talks and their key takeaways. You can learn more about our partnership with TED here.

i4cp Members Recognized by Working Mother Magazine


Managers at Abbott receive specific training in how to hire, manage or advance women. All managers at JLL receive training specifically on the topic of how to hire, train, and manage or advance women. In 2018, Prudential expanded paid parental leave from four to 10 weeks, which follows a move to double this leave from two to four weeks in 2016.

Identifying the HR Disruptors for 2016

Asure Software

According to Deloitte’s HR Technology for 2016:10 Big Disruptions on the Horizon , more than 40% of all companies are replacing, or plan to replace, their core HRMS systems. According to Greg Besner from Entrepreneur magazine, “Company culture is more important than ever. In addition to the traditional administrative tasks, HCM includes workforce planning and strategy, recruitment/onboarding, employee training, and reporting and analytics.

Do companies really benefit from giving tuition reimbursement?


Training Magazine highlights the 125 companies each year that excel in employee training. Benefits and Perks Training and Development employee trainingHave you considered paying some of your workers’ tuition to continue their education? In an era where employee engagement is a top priority for businesses, tuition assistance is a much-sought-after company benefit.

HR West 2016 Recap: Putting the Human in Human Resources


The day's theme, for me, through four breakout sessions and two keynotes was “leadership.” Dr. Jeffrey Pfeffer , author of Leadership BS: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time and Power: Why Some People Have It —And Others Don’t , discussed why leadership training is not working. We need to assess the effects of training using reasonable criteria related to what a business wants to improve.

40+ Free HR Training Sources: Case Studies, Podcasts, and More


What sort of training or education did you have that prepared you for this job? For instance: FastCompany was my source for this recent blog on Patagonia’s onsite childcare program SHRM is usually good about leveraging company examples in its articles, like this one on the federal government’s inability to attract young talent HR Grapevine, a magazine/news site, is wonderful about including examples.

Top Ten Digitalist Magazine Posts Of The Week [February 1, 2016]

SAP Innovation

On the Digitalist Magazine site, we deliver the top blogs, news, and featured content for professionals looking to grow and gain a competitive business advantage. Each week on the Digitalist Magazine site, we curate and publish the top ten posts of the week from across our content categories. 2016 And Business Analytics: Be Prepared For A Smashing Year: Part Two.

HR West 2016 Recap: Putting the Human in Human Resources


The day's theme, for me, through four breakout sessions and two keynotes was “leadership.” Dr. Jeffrey Pfeffer , author of Leadership BS: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time and Power: Why Some People Have It —And Others Don’t , discussed why leadership training is not working. We need to assess the effects of training using reasonable criteria related to what a business wants to improve.

How Long Term Care Facilities Can Keep Their Employees Long-Term


McKnight’s Long Term Care News stated that due to a lack of training and respect for LTC employees in order to save money, the LTC industry may be creating a negative perception of employment and causing the retention rate to drop to record lows. Provider Magazine stresses that the three primary themes to drive commitment and retention are: Leadership behavior. This DATIS Blog was written by Carlos Lozano, DATIS , on June 1st, 2016 and may not be re-posted without permission.

How to Leverage Learning and Development to Improve Employee Engagement


ft, the total loss to a business from ineffective training can add up to $13.5 The key is to stop wasting money on ineffective training programs and start approaching learning and development initiatives with a new, creative outlook designed to boost employee engagement. Training Magazine recently featured an article providing a behind-the-scenes look at leading tech companies that are stepping up their learning and development opportunities to successfully engage employees.

4 Ways to Make Better Leadership Decisions

The People Equation

Jacqueline Carter is the North American director for Potential Project , a global firm that works with organizations to help train their workforce on mindfulness techniques for stress reduction and productivity improvement. Magazine’s Eric Schurenberg, Kahneman (who has since won a Nobel Prize for his research on judgment and decision-making) explains how people get “anchored” in their best-case story even when previous experience indicates their decision will turn out differently.

31 Rewards and Incentives to Consider For Employee Productivity


12-month Magazine Subscription – Let them choose a magazine of their choice for a year’s subscription. Training days – Offer a day of fun training to learn new and fun things that you know can help them at work. When it comes to monthly board meetings, you panic for a split second. After laying out the unpleasant profitability figures, you know the sole reason to the small numbers lie with your division – HR.

Make Your Company a Magnet for Millennials

Grovo HR

According to a recent survey from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers , training and development is the No.1 Personalize training. Too many employees waste time on training they don’t need, failing to get the skills that actually help to make them more productive. Make training available on soft skills from like negotiation and innovation, to hard skills like SEO or digital tools, and train millennials like they’re the CEOs of themselves.

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5 things to know about sal khan

O.C. Tanner

*2016 SHRM Speaker. For an audience of HR leaders who are tasked with training and developing employees, his presentation will prove to not only be inspiring but useful as well. Here are five things you need to know about Khan before he delivers the 2016 SHRM Annual Conference closing general session keynote on June 22: 1. As of May 2016, the Khan Academy’s YouTube channel has more than 2.6

Engaged Employees = Thankful Employees


Forbes magazine defines it as “the emotional commitment the employee has to the organization and its goals.” I feel engaged when I’m encouraged to join training programs and participate in on-going learning. According to the 2016 Ceridian Pulse of Talent report , 63% of respondents felt that training programs were a key driver in their organization’s culture. Training doesn’t have to be complicated to be impactful.

Are ‘stay interviews’ the key to improving retention at your company?


It’s hard to run a profitable business if your employees are always quitting – instead of focusing on productivity, turnover forces you to pour money into recruiting, hiring and training rather than actual work. magazine, it’s often hard to ask your employees about negative stuff because you don’t want to plant ideas in their minds about quitting. A key to achieving success in human capital management is maintaining some control over employee turnover.

The leadership illusion


You probably have a training session devoted to this topic somewhere on your calendar. More than one-third of Americans polled by Parade Magazine told them that they would forego a pay rise if they could see either their boss or their immediate supervisor fired. What would you say about a global industry worth $45bn annually that was delivering no apparent value? An industry which has grown by 39 percent in the United States in the last five years.

The 10 essential cyber security training issues for your employees

Ohio Employer's Law

According to CFO magazine , nearly half of all data breaches result from careless employees. Train your employees. Here are 10 issues about which you should be training your employees right now to limit your company’s cyber exposure. While you cannot prevent a data breach from occuring, you can and should train your employees to sure up any knowledge gaps that further opens the risk they inadvertently pose.

Becoming the Amazon of Training: Managing a Global Training Operation

Training Orchestra

By Stephane Pineau CEO & Founder, Training Orchestra. Globalized workforces are the new normal, and so is global training. How can a company manage, train and develop people worldwide while maintaining a consistent quality and productivity? Even more importantly, how can it achieve this goal while keeping the training budget in check ? In this article, we want to help you become the “Amazon” of training. So how do we do optimize training on a global scale

7 Facets of Employee Engagement and 40 Easy-To-Implement Action Items


In my naivety, when I trained them for their jobs, I told them, “Here’s the stack of papers, pick up a paper, find the number it corresponds with, and file it. I once did a training for a company who had been set up by the city government to kill mosquitos. Train everyone on how to give constructive feedback. So part of building employee engagement means offering opportunities to get training, to learn from each other, and to be innovative and try new things.

Top Ten Digitalist Magazine Posts Of The Week [January 11, 2016]

SAP Innovation

On the Digitalist Magazine site, we deliver the top blogs, news, and featured content for professionals looking to grow and gain a competitive business advantage. Each week on the Digitalist Magazine site, we curate and publish the top ten posts of the week from across our content categories. Top 16 Digital Trends of 2016. What do you need to know to stay ahead of the competition in 2016 and beyond? 4 Simple Solutions For Running A Better Business in 2016.

Coaching: A Tool Self-Aware Leaders Use to Get Results

HR Daily Advisor

HR Monthly magazine summarized the efficacy of coaching by reporting that “recent studies show business coaching and executive coaching to be the most effective means for achieving sustainable growth, change, and development in the individual, group, and organization.”. Strategic HR Training coaching leadershipBy Doug Upchurch, learning innovation strategist, Insights Learning and Development.

I’m stuck in a job I hate

Ask a Manager

If you can’t get your engagement and fulfillment from your work, start a garden, train for a 5k or get some kind of hobby outside of work. You can read my answer to this letter at New York Magazine today. A reader writes: I need your help. I absolutely hate my new job and I don’t see it getting better anytime soon. I work in IT for a regional company. The benefits are decent, the pay is good, and at a 30,000-foot view, I should love my job. But I don’t.

7 Companies Committed to Having Women at the Top


Bright Horizons ranked fifth on The Globe Magazine and The Commonwealth Institute’s list of the 2015 top 100 women-led businesses in Massachusetts , it’s featured in Bentley University’s Companies Where Women Thrive series and, most recently, it made it to Great Place to Work ’s 2016 list of the best workplaces for women. Here’s a list of companies that get high scores for female representation in management from the women working directly at the companies.

Training in a Virtual World: The New Normal


At the time, Belch was also a graduate student who was working on a thesis that VR could improve football-player training. In 2015, Belch took STRIVR to the National Football League and, for the first year in business, focused solely on training sports teams. STRIVR’s success was gathering steam and, in the summer of 2016, retail behemoth Walmart contacted the tiny tech start-up and asked if Belch and his team could create VR training for its store associates.

This Is Why Skill Set Isn’t Everything In The Hiring Game

Spark Hire

You’re better off hiring someone who could use some additional training, but is eager to learn — as opposed to someone who naturally excels in the role, but couldn’t care less about the work they do each day. Someone who reads trade magazines and blogs pertaining to the field. There are only a few organizations that truly need to hire based on skill alone. The New York Yankees, for example. Major movie studios, definitely. Modeling agencies would be another one.

11 Podcasts To Fuel Personal Growth and Leadership Development

Unbridled Talent

Interestingly, I’m not a good book reader (fixing that is a goal for 2016). She has created several extremely popular online training courses related to Facebook marketing, online marketing, and creating effective webinars. She’s got a voice that’s made for podcasting, she’s built a great brand and reputation as a credible expert for online marketing, list building and creating online training courses.