The Top 7 Things on HR’s To-do List for 2017

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View full learning and career outcomes reports for these programs at CapellaResults.com. Here’s a list of activities they recommend for HR professionals to put on their to-do list for 2017. Regardless, HR pros should consider adopting a “career fitness” mentality in 2017. Developing critical thinking is developing your ability to be reflective of how you make decisions, become open minded about the possibilities, and developing a process for systematic decision making.

The Career Development Gap – Why Employees Think There’s No Growth Opportunity

The People Equation

When it comes to advancing their careers, employees aren’t feeling the love. Only 26% of employees surveyed felt they had adequate opportunities for career growth. The managers of these same employees were far more optimistic: 50% of managers surveyed felt there was adequate opportunity for professional development at their organizations. That’s a mistake, says Winkle Giulioni, because careers are developed more organically. One-and-done career discussions.

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Lifecycle Mastery: Sustain Engagement With Training, Career Development

TLNT: The Business of HR

Today’s post examines employee development. Coaching & Mentoring Engagement Talent Management Training, Learning & Development FeaturedThis is part four of a six part look at how employers can master the talent lifecycle in a way that will help build a high performing workforce. Previous posts are listed at the end of this article.

Becoming a Manager: An Interview on Career Development with Erin Lynn

Everwise

Erin Lynn has worked in the regulatory compliance department of Allstate Dealer Services for most of her professional career. Never one to stop or pause her career development, Lynn is currently focused on further developing her skills in three key ways. First, she’s going through an MBA program at Florida State University in order to continue progressing her career at Allstate. How did you approach your career development there?

Managers Guide to Creating an Employee Career Development Plan – Tips

EmployeeConnect

When employees were asked to rate their level of satisfaction pertaining to these 18 factors in the workplace, the following factors emerged as the lowest rated – professional growth and development, training, and career development. Employee career development plan is, in fact, a very crucial aspect not only for employees but also for employers. Ensure that your manager does not own the career development plan for any of his employees.

Bookmark This! Resources to Develop HR Competencies

HR Bartender

Developing your skills as a human resources professional is important. The hard part is recognizing what skills to develop. At this year’s Society for Human Resource Management Annual Conference (SHRM), I ran across some wonderful tools to help with developing HR competencies. These guides offer suggestions for specific activities that HR pros can do to develop their skills. SHRM’s Top 10 Activities for Developing within the EARLY CAREER Level.

Give Your New Managers the Tools to Succeed

HR Bartender

Managers have one job – to find and train their replacement. When managers are focused on that one job, they hire the best talent, train for success, coach for high performance, and retain employees. Managers who focus on finding and training their replacement aren’t dispensable. And, organizations that want managers who will hire, train, and retain the best talent need to set those managers up for success. The new manager gets training on-the-job, which isn’t bad.

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Create a Personal User Manual So Others Know How to Work With You

HR Bartender

I could see it being a part of career journaling. How can you turn your career journal into a personal user manual? Developing a personal user manual has a goal – better communication. Career Development Employee Engagement Training and Development employee engagement training and developmentI ran across a tweet recently that posed an interesting thought : What if managers created “personal user manuals” about their management style?

How to Create Learning Paths that Align with Company Goals

HR Bartender

can instead identify future talent needs and provide career development opportunities. Educate employees on how to develop relevant goals. Train employees on self-learning. Use SMART to develop learning action plans. Train employees at every level how to deliver feedback to their peers and their manager. But it means that organizations must make an investment in training – at the employee and manager level – so learning thrives.

SHRM Certification: You Can Get More Than 60

HR Bartender

If you’re not aware, SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP credential holders must earn sixty (60) professional development credits (aka PDCs) within a three-year period. Advance Your Organization – work projects that support organizational goals like designing a training program, revamping the company’s performance management program, and implementing a new technology solution. We can’t make decisions about our professional development based on the number 60.

Managing Change Is an Essential Skill – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

It’s also essential that we develop enough self-awareness to understand how we personally manage change, so we can help ourselves though the process. Learning how to manage change is one of the most valuable competencies that individuals can develop for themselves. Career Development Training and Development Well-Being and Wellness

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8 Steps to Becoming a Lifelong Learner

HR Bartender

This is especially true when it comes to our careers. The best way to manage learning is by developing a personal process of learning because you’re going to be doing it for a long time. Career Development Technology and Social Media Training and Development training and developmentI know the term lifelong learner has become a little stale. Some people are calling it “self-learning”. Regardless of what you call it, the concept is important.

The 10 Skills Every Recruiter Should Have

HR Bartender

You can use this list to help develop those individuals involved in recruiting. As they’re sourcing candidates, are there skills they feel the company should develop from within? Recruiters and hiring managers should be able to develop and work an effective strategy or plan of action. But let’s train managers on how to ask proper follow-up questions so they can find out more about a candidate and their experience.

Leadership Power: The 7 Types and How To Use Them

HR Bartender

If you’re honest with yourself, I hope you will find the results helpful in understanding and developing your leadership power. Career Development Employee Engagement Leadership and Management training and developmentBefore you say, Who me? I don’t have any leadership power, hear me out. Dictionary.com defines power as “a person or thing that possesses or exercises authority or influence”.

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The Company’s Bottom Line is Directly Related To the Quality of Their Management

HR Bartender

We say development is supported from the top down. If the top doesn’t develop new leaders, then what? Instead, give managers training and the tools they need to be successful. Hopefully, your organization is convinced that leaders are worth developing and the return-on-investment is definitely there. There’s another piece to management and leadership development.

How to Decide Which HR Certification Exam to Take – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Today’s reader note touches on the two most difficult decisions that human resources professionals consider in their development. She is responsible for developing the strategy for the SHRM-SCP and SHRM-CP credentialing programs. I’ve held multiple certifications throughout my career. Hopefully, Michelle’s information has emphasized the importance of certification in your professional career development.

Professional Development for Learning and Performance Professionals – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

We’ve talked several times about how human resources generalists can develop their career. I’m currently working in the hospitality industry and would like to eventually move into the learning / training and development department. I am looking for a cross-training opportunity, however the company policy states that I have to wait 9 months to apply. Here are five to get you started: Start reading some blogs focused on learning and development.

The 10 Basic Skills that Every Manager Should Have

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They provide feedback to employees, conduct training, and offer performance guidance. The more open and transparent organizations are about skills, the more opportunities they can create for employees to develop them. Career Development Leadership and Management Recruiting and Retention Training and DevelopmentThere are many skills that managers can learn on the job.

Employees Need to Learn Freelancing Skills

HR Bartender

And probably one of the biggest things to know is that a growing number of individuals are choosing freelancing as a career (63 percent). If you’re an organization looking to develop a contingent worker strategy, or an individual wanting to start freelancing, here are a few things to keep in mind: Organizations that want to hire freelancers: Put a process in place to source, select, and onboard freelancers.

Becoming a Manager: An Interview on Career Development with Erin Lynn

Everwise

Erin Lynn has worked in the regulatory compliance department of Allstate Dealer Services for most of her professional career. Never one to stop or pause her career development, Lynn is currently focused on further developing her skills in three key ways. First, she’s going through an MBA program at Florida State University in order to continue progressing her career at Allstate. How did you approach your career development there?

Bookmark This! Change Management Edition

HR Bartender

Typically, change involves developing new habits and routines. After the event, she sent us a link to her online training courses on Lynda.com (a LinkedIn company) including Organizational Learning & Development and Leading Change. Career Development Training and Development Well-Being and Wellness change change management training and developmentI’ve been hearing lots of conversation about change.

The Best Way to Study for an HR Certification Exam – Ask #HR Bartender

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Also, check with your employer to see if prep courses are covered under tuition reimbursement or professional development. Career Development Strategy and Planning SHRM training and developmentI’ve written before about the importance of HR certification and recertification. Today’s reader question has to do with a different part of the process – studying for the exam. I am interested in obtaining a HR certification and had a few questions for you.

Managing Organizational Hierarchies In a World of Networks

HR Bartender

Networks can encourage collaboration and team development. Organizations that want employees to be skilled in multiple structures will benefit by investing in training and giving employees the ability to practice in a safe environment. Business and Customers Career Development Strategy and Planning Technology and Social Media Training and Development Leadership and Management networking strategic planning

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – Curation Edition

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And I believe it’s a business competency that needs to be developed. Training Magazine also has a feature story on “ The Art of Content Curation.” Career Development Strategy and Planning Technology and Social Media Training and Development curation social media technologyThere’s been a lot of conversation lately about what is being termed “fake news”.

6 Ways to Use Technology to Advance Your Career – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

What can I learn and do for my career? The Association for Talent Development (ATD) offers a certification for training professionals. Kronos is co-hosting the one on January 4, 2017 on the topic of #WorkEngaged. The post 6 Ways to Use Technology to Advance Your Career – Ask #HR Bartender appeared first on hr bartender. Career Development Technology and Social Media human resources

Your Goal Should Be to Be Yourself

HR Bartender

How did you plan your career journey and determine each step? When I facilitate self-management training , I talk about how we’re the same and different at the same time. Career Development Well-Being and Wellness strategic planning well-beingI received the nicest note the other day. I want to share it with you because I don’t agree with it. I’ve been following you for a long time now and I can’t help but celebrate your drive. It’s massive!

Career Development 101: Nurturing the Future Leaders of Tomorrow

Workday

While some people are born with natural confidence, most great leaders come to rise with the help of experience, training, and support. The reality is many successful employees will become people managers at some point during their careers, despite the fact that they don’t have the right experience or skills when they step into the role. Weave training and career development opportunities into the fabric of your company culture.

How Systematizing Career Development is Giving PSAV a Competitive Edge

SumTotal

Our employees value career development opportunities, but too often our informal, unstructured process meant a brief conversation during a performance review, or if there is an excellent manager, a team conversation about career paths. My CHRO challenged me to change this aspect of our corporate culture and build a comprehensive and disciplined career development process that engages team members and leads to a reduction in turnover, improved culture and engagement.

A Conversation with Shanteena Sirithar About Ambition, Career Development, & Legacy

Thrive Global

Shanteena Sirithar’s passion for psychology and environmental sustainability informed her desire to help find a career that can make a positive impact in the world.

Managers Should Spend the Majority of Their Time Doing This

HR Bartender

I’ve said on multiple occasions that a manager’s job is to hire and train their replacement. Not only does that allow managers time to step away from their devices and take a vacation, but it allows them time to develop themselves. The key to hiring and training your replacement is delegation. As part of their job to “hire and train their replacement”, managers should create this connection.

Attract and Retain Talent Through Career Development

Hospital Recruiting

For many job seekers, a new position is only the beginning of their “wish list” for employment; career development and advancement are top of mind when looking for a new job. In fact, the number one reason working candidates search for a new opportunity is career advancement, according to one survey. Offering them a chance to advance can be an excellent start to their career path with yours. Career advancement cannot be overemphasized. Jakub Jirsak/123RF.com.

Performance Management 2017: Companies Must Become Agile

HR Bartender

As we move into 2017, it’s the right time to introduce agile performance management. Training at every level. This helps employees take ownership of their career development. Those processes need to include creating an environment where employees feel empowered to ask for feedback and the training/development they need to be successful. The post Performance Management 2017: Companies Must Become Agile appeared first on hr bartender.

HR Insights: Workforce Management Trends 2017

DATIS

However, the roles and responsibilities of HR have evolved, HR professionals now play a much larger role in developing their organization’s strategy. Our 2017 Workforce Management Trends survey gave great HR insights about the current challenges and priorities for this year. A staggering 77% of respondents listed recruiting and retention as a top priority in 2017. Factors such as internal mentoring, coaching, and career development should all be a part of such a system.

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5 ways to take initiative in your career development

Limeade

Feel like you’re in a career rut? Instead of immediately looking on job sites or jumping ship, think about how you can grow your career internally. Here are five ways you can take initiative in your career development: 1. If so, train others on your area of expertise to highlight your skill set and value. Develop your network. Create a development plan. Passionate about career development? It happens.

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. In looking at the list, I was reminded how important self-awareness can be to our career. You Can’t Own Your Career Until You Buy into It. We must realize that we own our career.