From Coach to Manager to Leader: How Yev Saidachev Made the Transition

Everwise

As a manager of sales development at AppDynamics , Saidachev devotes his time to helping his team succeed in opening conversations with prospects and advancing their careers. As a lifelong hockey player, he now coaches youth hockey to give players the same team experiences he had.

The importance of mentoring (and how to find your own)

Thrive Global

I had the huge privilege of attending The Diana Award ceremony a few months ago. They use the example of a teacher, but technically anyone can be a teacher provided they have the necessary experience and are willing to devote their time to teach, guide, and inspire their mentee.

10 Minor Mistakes That Can Get an Employer into Big Trouble

FingerCheck

Failing to timely pay a dismissed employee. Dismissed employees have the right to file a wage complaint if their employer fails to provide timely payment of wages (regular pay, overtime wages, and vacation pay included). Failure to keep timely records.

3 Typical Problems First-Time Managers Face—and How to Solve Them

The People Equation

In a webinar with over 900 first-time managers, The Ken Blanchard Companies asked people to list their biggest challenge when they made the leap from individual contributor. David Witt, Program Director for Blanchard, wrote about their responses in this LinkedIn article.

Faking an Illness

Workplace Coach

After I stopped one of our exempt employees from what I considered a paid time off (PTO) scam in which she repeatedly worked an hour or two a day when on personal leave and claimed full day pay so she didn’t need to deduct the day from her PTO, she acted personally affronted. Boyle’s scam enables her to work from home, work part-time, attend regular doctor appointments and take paid administrative leave that didn’t subtract from her sick leave balance.

How Digital HR Solves Business Challenges

HRO Today

Schneider Electric is transforming its human capital management approaches one tech solution at a time. It’s a daily occurrence that employees attend video conferences, use workplace productivity apps, and receive smartphone notifications. Perfection comes over time.

Strong Leadership Starts With Your Mindset

Thrive Global

We all knew kids at school who were natural leaders, they hadn’t completed a leadership training or attended any workshops, yet wherever they stood in the playground broodily looking on, other children would surround them like bees to a honeypot.

HR Tips for Effectively Managing Remote Employees

Pingboard

After all, modern technology makes it possible for employees to work from almost any location or time zone. Video conferencing platforms that increase face-to-face time during meetings. Effectively managing remote employees begins at the very beginning of their time with the company.

Upskilling Employees for the Digital Age

HRO Today

You could have been hired as a bank teller and become an expert teller over time,” says UOB’s Head of Group Channels and Digitalisation Janet Young, but that “single skill” is no longer sufficient.

Steps to building your own high-performance culture

AssessTEAM Performance Management

If it’s high-performance culture, then this article is for you. As the boss, you should be ready to either coach your employees up or out. You can also make sure that your team is consistently attending job-related workshops and training to stay up-to-date with the industry trends.

Key Roles and Responsibilities in an HR Department

Pingboard

Employee development professionals can be trainers, but they may also be coaches who help leaders hone their employee management skills. They also help employees get back on track with performance, attendance, or other issues that are affecting their work. Article

Five ways to get more done by reclaiming your wasted pockets of time

Fast Company The Future of Work

No time to get anything real done—what’s in my e-mail inbox? As a time management coach, I’ve seen that most people can easily reclaim one to two hours of productivity in their workday by changing their default settings. Here are five ways to get more done by reclaiming small pockets of time. When you have a small opening of time, challenge yourself to knock items off that list.

Future Friday: Helping CEOs change

OmegaHR Solutions

Consultant and writer Laura Garnett wrote an article in Forbes based on an interview with Maynard Webb , who serves or has served on the boards of Yahoo and Salesforce and has written the book Rebooting Work. The article states that the old way of leading, command and control, no longer works.

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Three Proven Strategies For Hiring Great People

Dr. Nadine

They’ve attended Ivy League universities, have proven track records of success, and are flowered with rave peer reviews. A Harvard Business Review article reveals that the 18-month failure rate of executives who join new companies ranges from 30% to 40%!

Voice, Value, Feedback – The “Must Try” Communication Tool Driving Employee Engagement

Achievers

Leaders don’t enjoy preparing them and employees dread attending them. According to a Gallup article by Jim Harter and Amy Adkins “Managers account for up to 70% of variance in engagement and consistent communication is connected to higher engagement.”

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Takeaways from RingCentral’s 2019 Analyst Summit

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

I spent the earlier part of this week attending RingCentral’s Analyst summit — an annual event that provides analysts like myself an opportunity to interact with the company executives to discuss RingCentral’s overall CX strategy, thoughts on customer and employee engagement, recent acquisitions, customer wins, product roadmap and market vision. The findings reveal that, on average, employees spend 17% of their time looking for knowledge (e.g.,

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – November 2014

HR Bartender

Earlier this month, I attended the KronosWorks Conference. One experience I wanted to share from my time in Las Vegas was some photos from the Zappos Tour. Bottom right) Dedicated room for employees to set goals with a personal coach.

How to Turn a New Company Policy from Negative to Positive

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. For the first time, Kronos was named one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work. Enjoy the article.). Employees like time off. Employees also wanted time off to volunteer, go on field trips; and general life maintenance.

Q+A With Jerry Colonna: Overcome Your Personal Demons And Become A Better Leader Through Radical Self-Inquiry

15Five

For a company to naturally thrive, those tasked with leadership must take the time to truly understand their inner self. In Colonna’s new book, Reboot , launching today, he shares his approach to coaching, the magic of radical self-inquiry, and the powerful journey that led him here.

The Pitfalls of Telecommuting

Workplace Psychology

The reality, however, is that it requires a great deal of structure, time management and commitment, as well as an understanding of telecommuting’s disadvantages on the part of the person telecommuting so that s/he can get work done.

I Will Teach My Daughter Not to Be Afraid

Workplace Psychology

About a month ago, my wife and I became parents for the very first time. I know of people who talk about owning their own business or moving abroad to live and work or publish an article or write a book. I had a choice to attend Baylor University or other colleges. I had a choice to attend law school or say no. I chose law school (but I chose out of fear and attended by default because I didn’t know what else to do with my life). Embed from Getty Images.

High Performing Organizations Have Leadership Diversity – #LeadLikeAGirl

HR Bartender

The cost to attend is included your conference registration. It’s time to reclaim the word ‘girl’ as a strong term and eliminate the stereotype that the word implies weakness. Byham] I attended Mount Holyoke College, one of the oldest women’s educational institutions in the U.S.

Dear ReWorker: Can a New Manager Require Exempt Employees to Clock In?

Cornerstone On Demand

If employees miss time, they have to make it up. As long as they put in over 40 hours per week, the timing of their daily arrivals and departures didn't matter.

Dreamforce 2019 Takeaways

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

Last week, I attended Dreamforce — Salesforce’s annual user event that brought more than 170,000 users, partners, analysts, press and others together in San Francisco. Reducing such unnecessary time helps boost agent productivity, reduce handle times, and minimize customer frustration.

Reflecting on Illuminate 2019: How to Empower the Modern Workplace

Reflektive

Last week, I attended Illuminate , a one-day people conference on a mission to make the manager-employee relationship better. In addition to sessions discussing diversity and inclusion and coaching culture at scale, Illuminate offered attendees a chance to win a pair of Allbirds following the event. Top communication issues that prevent effective leadership include failure to recognize employee achievements, offer clear directions, and carve out time to meet with employees.

10 Places to Find Ultimate this Quarter – Q2 2017

Ultimate Software

Check out the latest places to find Ultimate: At #SHRM17 , HR expert and influencer Mike Haberman experienced UltiPro Perception™ for the first time. Maren Hogan , Chief Marketing Brain of Red Branch Media , attended and spoke at our San Antonio Workshop.

How To Convince Your Boss To Send You To A Conference

Dr. Nadine

Create an agenda of which workshops/seminars you’d like to attend and why. Come up with a quick elevator pitch for your top 3 reasons to attend. When approaching your boss about attending the conference, be concise and to the point, while still making your case.

How To Convince Your Boss To Send You To A Conference

Dr. Nadine

Create an agenda of which workshops/seminars you’d like to attend and why. Come up with a quick elevator pitch for your top 3 reasons to attend. When approaching your boss about attending the conference, be concise and to the point, while still making your case.

Why You Should Invest In Servant Leadership – An Interview With Marcel Schwantes

15Five

Over the past several months, my eyes have been caught by informative articles on leadership and productivity from the same author. He is an entrepreneur, executive coach, speaker, columnist, and a servant-leadership evangelist. How did you get into leadership training and coaching?

Use These 4 Question Types To Facilitate More Effective Meetings

15Five

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. Sometimes one person dominates the airwaves and other times the conversation gets stalled by a wall of silence.

21 Top Talent Management, People Ops, And HR Conferences In 2019

15Five

People Operations teams and other people managers can model L&D by attending one of the HR conferences outlined below. Discussions cover coaching mindsets, gender bias, remote workers, use of data, pay gaps, and hiring practices, among various others. Manage your time.

Is Brainstorming Dead?

Get Hppy

I can’t tell you how many meetings I’ve attended where teammates have been asked to brainstorm ideas. An article in July’s Fast Company in July cites the inefficiency of brainstorming, and when you read the piece it makes complete sense.

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10 Clever Tricks to Maximise Training for Your Sales Teams

Get Hppy

With this in mind, this article provides 10 clever tricks you can make use of, in order to get the maximum from your sales training strategy and ensure your investment in this area is money well spent. Use Coaching Effectively.

How to Train Managers on a Low Budget

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published under Jeff Miller's column “The Science of Workplace Motivation" on Inc.com. Think about how we consume information in our personal lives: we listen to playlists over albums, attend book clubs over bookstores and subscribe to newsletters instead of newspapers. While it may be a larger upfront cost, the ability to handpick training content from existing curriculums will save you time and money in the long run.

Do Your Preparation Before Interviewing Candidates

CakeHR

For instance, hiring summer interns needs to be done right: you don’t want your permanent employees demoralized by having to patiently coach a bunch of interns with a poor work ethic, or interns who are sorely lacking in essential skills.

10 Amazing Company Culture Consultants You Should Hire Right Now

Fond

Melissa’s consulting experience began with starting her own coaching company, which led to gaining experience in HR for small startups. Throughout her career, she has learned about what works, what doesn’t work, and what needs to evolve at a company during times of transition.

Leadership Lessons from Steve Kerr

Future of Work

And, as I have observed several times, the best examples of digital-age leadership that I know are the orchestra conductor and the professional sports coach. (AP Photo/Ben Margot).