Workforce Management Resolutions for 2016

HRchitect

Now that you’ve made your personal resolutions for this year, it is time for your company to make Workforce Management technology resolutions. Is your current solution meeting your company’s needs? Resolution 3: Spend less time on mundane tasks. Written by: Erica Niesse.

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.

Use These 4 Question Types To Facilitate More Effective Meetings

15Five

People hate meetings… and for good reason. Leadership knows they are expensive , and take up time that could be better spent on producing actual outcomes. Employees can find them to be boring or a waste of time. But meetings don’t have to be that way.

Flexibility Matters - Customized Time & Attendance

nettime solutions

A comprehensive time and attendance system can give your company and it s employees the flexibility it needs in order to handle even the most complex requests with ease. These include: Employee attendance and scheduling.

Discovery Phase – the start of a successful Workforce Management (WFM) implementation

HRchitect

Using the example of a time and attendance system, this would include processes regarding timekeeping, payroll processing, current systems of record, approval workflow, and time off request workflows. Interfaces are a key part of a time and attendance implementation.

Student Attendance Tracking Tools

Mitrefinch

While this system of attendance tracking was effective, it is hardly the most efficient use of class time. In fact, in an hour long class, the process of calling the names of 25-40 students could easily take up to 5 percent of the total class time. Attendance Tracking

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. 10 – Respect everyone’s time.

One Meeting, Two Meetings, Short Meetings, Few Meetings

WorqIQ

Here are some stats that will shock you: The average American employee attends 62 meetings per month, half of which are described by those same workers as a “total waste of time.” That translates into 31 hours per month, per employee of unproductive time. Read More» The post One Meeting, Two Meetings, Short Meetings, Few Meetings appeared first on Switch & Shift. Communication Leadership make meetings shorter meetings

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.

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. 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! Creating relationships with peers in other organizations can save you time and money.

Reduce the amount of time you spend in meetings

Everwise

There’s good reason most employees and leaders celebrate meeting-free afternoons. Too frequently, meetings lack adequate preparation, which results in a bad use of valuable time. Richard Nam suggests, “Before accepting a meeting, ensure there is a goal and a clear agenda.

Three Steps for Increasing Your Meetings ROI

Future of Work

Over the last several weeks I have been exploring several basic ways to improve your organizational ROI for meetings. Last week I talked about two complementary approaches to improving meeting efficiency: Holding fewer meetings. Conducting shorter meetings.

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?

Four Questions to Protect Yourself from Bad Meetings

Future of Work

I’ve been writing about meetings and how to make them better for months. And, as you know, I even wrote a book about making meetings matter (available on Amazon.com at this link – contact me directly for volume discounts). How will we spend our time during the meeting?

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?

Having a hard time managing your budget AND meeting goals?

nettime solutions

Gain a clear picture of where your resources are being spent and improve them by having full visibility within these categories: • Attendance. PTO, sick time, floating holiday time. Employee activity levels and processing time.

Making Meetings Matter: An Overview

Future of Work

Are you frustrated by all the unfocused, boring meetings you have to sit through? Do the meetings you attend produce lasting solutions to the challenges you face? Or do you and your staff waste precious hours at work sitting through meetings that don’t seem to matter?

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.

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.

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.

The Legal Consequences of Not Paying Your Employees On Time

FingerCheck

Payroll compliance is a new topic we’ve been exploring on the blog, and this week, we’re talking about the legal repercussions of not paying your employees on time. Your employees have a right to a timely paycheck according to state payday requirements that govern pay frequency.

2016 Unofficial HR Tech Conference Party Guide #hrtechconf

Workology

HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF THE 2016 HR TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE. My favorite time of the year is now upon us. It’s the Annual HR Technology Conference time. I eat, attend sessions, demo products, and meet with HR folks. RULES OF THE 2016 HR TECHNOLOGY PARTY GUIDE.

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?

have you put what you learned at shrm 2016 to use?

O.C. Tanner

SHRM 2016 was packed with engaging conversations and invaluable insights from some of the top experts in the world of HR. It’s hard to believe that it’s been just over 30 days since SHRM 2016! Or use a regular staff meeting to share the top three things you learned.

Eight Ways to Make Your Meetings Matter

Future of Work

If it was a meeting that mattered – an experience you want to have again – then it included a meaningful conversation. As the meeting wound up you were incredibly energized and ready to do something important, and/or you were disappointed it was over. As I think back on memorable meetings I’ve been part of, it seems clear that the participants were speaking openly and honestly, and with respect for each other’s experiences and intentions.

6 Must-Attend Sessions at HR Tech Conference

Lumesse

6 Must-Attend Sessions at HR Tech Conference Published date: October 3, 2016 Home. Meet our Bloggers. Yogi Berra is one of my all-time chroniclers of the obvious. Two choices at exactly the same time, Thursday October 6 at 11:00 a.m.

SHRM 2016 Unofficial Party, Cocktail & Reception List #shrm16

Workology

Hello and welcome to the 2016 SHRM Unofficial Party, Reception, Meetup, Cocktail and Activities List. You must follow registration instructions to attend the event. . The SHRM 2016 Annual Conference is right around the corner. 2016 PARTY & EVENT GUIDE. PRE-CONFERENCE: SATURDAY, JUNE 18th, 2016. DAY 1: SUNDAY, JUNE 19th, 2016. DAY 2: MONDAY, JUNE 20TH, 2016. Group is coordinating with SHRM’s Meet to Eat.

“Use it or lose it” vacation: how to do it right

Replicon

How much can unused vacation time possibly cost an employer? Time and Attendance Management FullContact hr Hubspot human resources Katie Denis Kenneth Matos Life Meets Work Netflix Oxford economics paid time off Project: Time Off PTO Replicon Society for Human Resource Management time off unlimited PTO use it or lose it vacation vacation policy Virgin Group

How to get the most out of your meetings

Insperity

with a staff meeting, followed by a managers meeting at 10 a.m. Then there’s the monthly production meeting at 1:30 p.m. time to get down to business. Meetings take a lot of time and energy, sometimes leaving little left for the work at hand. The fact is that unproductive meetings are a huge drain on your time , your people and your company’s bottom line. There are 25 million meetings taking place in the U.S. Who needs to attend?

Paying Employees for On-Call Time and Travel Time

FingerCheck

Generally, as outlined under federal law , you must pay your employees for any of their time that you control and that benefits you, including periods of inactivity when employees are waiting for work. . “All on-call time is not hours worked,” says Attorney Jonathan A.

Employing a Paperless System for Employee Time, Attendance, and Payroll.

Unicorn HRO

In many companies HR staff have to deal with the unenviable task of managing employee time, attendance, payroll, and benefits programs, and this can be time consuming if manually performed. Manual Paper-Based Systems Are Now Obsolete Many companies still rely on manual, semi-automated, or even disparate ways of keeping track of time and attendance. Training can be designed to meet your employees’ individual needs and learning preferences.

It's Tri-State HRMA Time!

nettime solutions

Innovation and creativity is the name of the game in order to meet the expectations and needs of the members. Which is why nettime solutions will be hosting an exhibit at the show to display our time and attendance solution – stratus time.

9 Indicators of An Innovative Culture

HR Bartender

Office space needs to be flexible to meet the needs of all employees – including spaces for alone time and collaboration. Image captured by Sharlyn Lauby while attending the Great Place to Work Conference in Austin, TX. Many organizations talk about the need to innovate.

can I compare attending college to working a full-time job in my cover letter?

Ask a Manager

I have been trying to spin my college years as actually working a full-time job in my cover letter. What I mean is comparing attending college full-time to having a full-time job. For example, showing up to classes on time is just like showing up to work on time. Here is what I have so far for my cover letter concerning my college years: “Attending college has been my full-time job for the last four years.

Hours Worked: What’s Compensable in a Day’s Work?

FingerCheck

clarify and narrow the scope of what is legally constituted as compensable working time in a work day. Time spent commuting for instance, is not considered as on-the-job time. ” Waiting time . ” Travel Time. Lectures, Meetings and Training Programs .

Finding your ideal vacation policy

Replicon

That, plus the mandated five-day sick leave, would have amounted to four weeks of paid time off. In 2014, a New York City councilman proposed a bill requiring three weeks paid leave for employees who had worked at a company for five years.

Increase Productivity with Fewer Meetings and More Feedback

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

Time is money, and wasted time is money down the drain. 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.