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Employee Well-being Needs to Include Retirement Plans

HR Bartender

Thinking about and planning for retirement can have a huge impact on well-being. Should HR consider retirement planning a part of their well-being programs? The well-being programs of the future will achieve greater results by focusing on all five of the elements I mentioned.

Making Your Meetings Better: The Business Case for a Fix

Future of Work

What is it worth to make your meetings both more efficient and more effective? Imagine this: a team of 10 well-paid professionals holds a one-hour status/progress meeting every Monday. And it’s only considering meeting efficiency improvements.

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Wellness & Wellness Programs for Employee Engagement

EmployeeConnect

If we’re to assume that someone with no prior knowledge to what a “wellness program” is, I’d say their guess at it is something to do with helping you live longer. When we talk about wellness programs in the workplace environment, the type of keywords that should appear should be yoga classes, weight loss programs or even health screening check-ups. These keywords in a brief nutshell is what a wellness program entails.

11 Small Business Tips for an Epic Annual Meeting

ExactHire HR Trends

One of my favorite instances of this benefit is the annual ExactHire company meeting. Having at least six of these yearly meetings under our belt now, I can say we’ve definitely improved our efficiency and meeting outcomes over the years.

Is This Meeting Necessary?

Future of Work

There is no question that the future of work is centered around meetings. Meetings are the way people share ideas, learn from each, collaborate to produce new knowledge, solve problems, and make decisions. That’s why I am on a crusade to make every meeting matter.

Back to Basics: Making Your Meetings More Effective

Future of Work

I’ve been studying and writing about organizational meetings for years. But I haven’t spent enough time discussing why making meetings matter is so important. In other words, what is the business case for changing the way you design and lead meetings? Improving Meeting Outcomes.

How Banning Email Can Boost Productivity And Work Satisfaction

Get Hppy

Email is hurting our productivity and our well-being. That equals to hours of lost productivity per day. Not only does email make you less productive, it also increases your stress level. Internal communication Productivity

How to Increase Employee Well-Being: A Surprising Solution

Brazen HR

You rush into the office for an early meeting. Ironically, you leave the office not one step closer to meeting your project deadline — you are frustrated, tired, stressed and annoyed. You are not alone in this struggle to stay focused, engaged and productive.

The Business Case for Making Your Meetings Matter (Part Three)

Future of Work

Over the last two weeks, in “ Back to Basics: Making Your Meetings More Effective ,” and “ The Business Case for Making Your Meetings Matter (Part Two) ,” I have been sharing several basic ideas for improving your organizational ROI for meetings. Conduct shorter meetings.

Increase Productivity with Fewer Meetings and More Feedback

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

We’re actually referring to the countless meetings your whole team sits through to hear the same thing over and over again and the wasted time each of them experiences by sitting in a meeting that’s not going anywhere. Read: Analyze This: Workforce Productivity.

Beliefs, Deadlines and Productivity Measurements

The People Equation

Here are three questions my friends asked, and Hyrum’s answers: How do our beliefs inhibit our productivity? Will the results of that behavior meet my needs over time? How do you stay productive when you don’t have a deadline? Personal Effectiveness Hyrum Smith Productivity

Technology Revolutionizing Workplace Wellness

TalentCulture

Wellness in the workplace is a huge and growing trend these days. A healthier employee is a happier employee—and also a more productive one. employers offer a wellness program, an increase from 58 percent in 2008. How do you add social interaction to a workplace wellness program?

The Difference between Employee Performance and Productivity

EmployeeConnect

We often tend to be confused when it comes to making the distinction between employee performance and productivity. While productivity management comes down to HR management systems, performance management actually is a tool that can be used to rollout the overall corporate strategy. his or her output), we should employ the term of “efficiency” Depending on the nature of work an employee performs, his or her productivity can be determined in various ways.

Making Every Meeting Matter: The First Step

Future of Work

The first step in making your meetings and other conversations matter is to be more intentional about them. So let’s focus on formal meetings. Every meeting you set up and hold consumes scarce corporate resources – time and money. Why are you calling the meeting?

Don’t Wait Any Longer to Make Every Meeting Matter

Future of Work

Well, right now September is this Thursday (!). Fall is a time of conferences, annual budgeting and planning meetings, and lots and lots of other in-house meetings now that everyone is back from the beaches, the mountains, the tennis courts, and the golf courses.

Using Technology to Improve Engagement and Boost Productivity

Get Hppy

With recent technology advancements, organizations are finding new ways to improve engagement and create a productive atmosphere at the office. It is a well-known fact that the number one reason why so many people in the US abandon their jobs is the lack of appreciation.

Financial Wellness Benefits: Employers are the Employee Financial Lifeline

UpstartHR

Wellness as an employee benefit has expanded in the last year or two to include more than just the physical aspect–it now wraps in financial, emotional, and other types of wellness as well. Does your organization have a financial wellness program?

Making Meetings Matter: Leading from Anywhere

Future of Work

Recently I’ve been offering tips and techniques for making meetings more productive – and more popular. Like so many other aspects of orchestrating a conversation, your effectiveness as a meeting participant depends more on your mindset and resulting tone of voice than anything else.

How to Hire Someone You’ll Never Meet in Person

CultureIQ

Hire someone you’ll never meet in person with these top tips! This question is designed to find out how a job candidate can help maintain his focus and productivity when there isn’t a micromanaging boss hovering over him at his desk.

Making YOUR Meetings Matter

Future of Work

My new book, Making Meetings Matter: How Smart Leaders Orchestrate Powerful Conversations in the Digital Age , just became available on Amazon.com , and I am in a giddy celebratory mode. If you haven’t noticed already I am more than passionate about making meetings matter.

All well and good: From wellness to well-being

Bersin with Deloitte

The move to expand traditional wellness programs into more holistic well-being programs is more than just “the right thing to do” to help employees manage their personal and professional stress; it can also create significant business value. From wellness to well-being.

Five Simple Rules for Making Distributed Meetings more Effective

Future of Work

Most of us today spend more time in meetings with people who are somewhere else than we do with our colleagues down the hall. And while most of the “rules” for leading face-to-face meetings also apply equally well to distributed meetings, the situation is clearly different.

Help Your Team Be More Productive with these 4 Tips

The People Equation

If you asked your team members what saps their productivity, what would they say? They’d probably mention unnecessary meetings, interruptions or poor communications, right? If someone comes to you with a request for improving their productivity, back them up.

Give Employees The Gift Of Well-being

TalentCulture

Undoubtedly, a sense of well-being is one of the precious joys of living. There are a variety of ways which companies can contribute to employee well-being. It opens the door to people who may not otherwise have opportunity to be productive, contributing employees.

4 Ways Leaders Inspire Employee Wellness

TalentCulture

While today’s employers continue their steadfast commitment to improving employee health and productivity, top-level leadership support remains a key ingredient for successful employee participation. The post 4 Ways Leaders Inspire Employee Wellness appeared first on TalentCulture.

6 culture trends to watch for in 2016

O.C. Tanner

As we looked at research and insights from last year we saw several trends that will impact your initiatives for 2016. And, it’s not just impacting engagement but personal well-being both inside and outside the workplace. What creates cultural success?

Technology Revolutionizing Workplace Wellness

SuccessFactors

Wellness in the workplace is a huge and growing trend these days. A healthier employee is a happier employee—and also a more productive one. employers offer a wellness program, an increase from 58 percent in 2008. How do you add social interaction to a workplace wellness program?

Virtual Implementation Teams are Better than Ever – Part 2

HRchitect

Well, first you need to hire the right people. A process that works well can be a win-win for both employees and employers. Well, there are many ways that this type of work style benefits clients. Are remote meetings productive? Written by: Bill Buttimer.

Take coffee breaks with your team to improve productivity

Ceridian

Time-waster or productivity booster? Sharing this passion at work has given me a window into many of my colleagues’ hobbies as well. — Michael Petrescu (@coffeestork) November 30, 2016. My hobby – coffee snobbery – keeps me productive.

Four Questions to Ask About All Those Meetings

Future of Work

I’ve said it many times: meetings are the very heart of the future of work. Meetings are the way knowledge workers learn, communicate, problem-solve, create, share ideas, influence others, and inspire. But how effective are the meetings you participate in, or lead?

Which Leadership Archetypes Make Employees Want To Quit?

15Five

Leadership roles become rewards for a job well done, rather than a position granted based on a person’s talents (one’s natural capacity for excellence according to Gallup). When managers are too busy to get involved with employees, work product suffers.

Making Meetings Matter: Distributed Leadership

Future of Work

Last week I offered ten tips for making a meeting flow smoothly (“ 10 Tips for Leading Meetings That Matter ”). They were clearly directed at meeting leaders who have responsibilities for designing, convening, and directing meetings. Still not better, close the meeting.

the difference between wellness and wellbeing

O.C. Tanner

Employee wellness has been a hot topic in HR circles over the last few years. One of the largest mistakes today’s initiatives make is defining employee wellness simply as physical health. When wellbeing rises, employees who are holistically well are more productive.

How to Conduct Effective One-On-One Meetings With Your Employees?

EmployeeConnect

One-on-one meetings are an opportunity for managers and employees to understand past performance and identify potential issues in-between two performance reviews. Implementing regular one-on-one meetings helps organisations adhere to a leaner, and more agile, project management approach to business. Not only that, but it allows people to be more productive to punch out their workload more effectively, benefiting both the organisation and employees alike.

Five Reasons There are so Many Bad Meetings

Future of Work

[Note: This article is a brief excerpt from Chapter Two of my new book, Making Meetings Matter: How Smart Leaders Orchestrate Powerful Conversations in the Digital Age (link is to the book’s page on Amazon.com).]. Even though that is a wide range, I am confident that there at least four billion meetings a year here in the U.S.! However, as I am fond of saying, no one I know is dying for that next meeting to start.