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Stack Employee Career Development Activities

HR Bartender

At this year’s Association for Talent Development (ATD) annual conference, the organization shared a new career development framework for talent development professionals. Competency training. Development Programs.

Training Decisions Have Real Bottom-Line Growth [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

This infographic from our friends at Saba is worth bookmarking for future reference. But I thought that the section on onboarding and learning was relevant and valuable. Learning begins with onboarding. Becoming a lifelong learner is about developing self-awareness.

Workers are looking – and leaving – for career development

HR Morning

Prospective employees see career development as among the most important reasons to sign with —and stay with — with your organization. And, while you may think you are offering top-notch learning and development programs, they don’t think you are doing such a great job. Surveys show that workers and employers don’t agree on how well organizations are meeting employees’ development expectations. Employee development. Leadership development.

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.

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Make Training More Impactful With Peer-Based Learning

HR Bartender

I know this will sound really weird coming from someone who designs and delivers training for a living but, all learning opportunities do not have to be training. In fact, training can have a greater impact when it’s delivered in concert with other learning opportunities.

Must-Read Articles to Reinvigorate Your Onboarding Experience

ClearCompany HRM

Whether it’s one day or 90 days, every company has some type of onboarding process. Filling out the necessary paperwork, talking through the company procedures and training your new hire is a crucial part of their first few days. Onboarding is the Key to a Terrific Candidate Experience.

Strategic onboarding

HR Times

Studies show that effective onboarding can improve retention rates by 52 percent, time to productivity by 60 percent, and overall customer satisfaction by 53 percent 1. For new hires, effective onboarding can increase both job satisfaction and organizational commitment.

Bookmark This! #SHRM18 Conference Edition

HR Bartender

And I’m excited to share that both of my recent titles, “Manager Onboarding: 5 Steps for Setting New Leaders Up for Success” and “The Recruiter’s Handbook: A Complete Guide for Sourcing, Selecting, and Engaging the Best Talent”, are now eligible for recertification credits.

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.

10 Activities that Encourage Employees to Take the Lead in Their Development

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: This post is brought to you by HighGround , the employee development and engagement platform leader. They were named one of the Next Great Technology Companies at this year’s HR Technology Conference and Expo in Chicago. Employees need to own some of their development.

Lack of Leadership Has Created the Skills Gap

HR Bartender

At first glance, you might think the conversations would be identical, but they weren’t. One of my takeaways from that conversation was that good managers and leaders develop good employees. The role of the servant leader is to develop the people around them.

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

HR Bartender

While the “action of leading” can happen at any level, many organizations place emphasis on managers as leaders. The new book from Gregg Gordon at Kronos shows how communication empowers human capital to achieve goals. We say development is supported from the top down.

Managing Change Is an Essential Skill – Friday Distraction

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. Like in today’s Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos.

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For Effective Employee Onboarding, Don’t Just Focus On Your Company

15Five

How can employee onboarding make a difference? What’s wrong with the current onboarding process? The traditional onboarding approach is often a one-way relationship focused on bringing the new hire up to speed on the company. The result of a more well-rounded onboarding program?

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – #SHRM16 Edition

HR Bartender

I spoke at a pre-conference workshop. It’s called “Manager Onboarding: 5 Steps for Setting New Leaders Up for Success.” Finally, a huge thank you to everyone who attended my breakout session on manager onboarding.

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 they will need to attend an internal training session, let them know that in advance.

Bookmark This! 10 Articles that Managers Need to Read

HR Bartender

We ask them hire, coach, discipline, and train employees. So, sometimes we’re not met with enthusiasm when we ask a manager to take it upon themselves to read blogs and books as a form of professional development. Many first-time supervisors struggle at first.

Handy Tips for Sustainable Onboarding

ATD Human Capital

Furthermore, research from The Wynhurst Group shows that about 4 percent of employees quit on their first day at work. It is not surprising that employee onboarding is being viewed more seriously than ever before. Create a Technological Platform for Onboarding.

Skills Are the Future Your Workforce Needs: Why You Should Hire and Train Based on Skills

HR Daily Advisor

We are already seeing expiration dates of current worker’s skill sets, so workers are expected to keep building their skills through training and learning programs to stay relevant. I hear a popular phrase “Hire for character, you can train skill,” with which I only somewhat agree.

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – Employee Feedback Edition

HR Bartender

Employees at every level of the organization need to know how to deliver good feedback on a regular basis. It might be worth adding a little bit of training into orientation or onboarding about how employees can deliver good feedback.

Improving Effectiveness With Onboarding, Engagement, and Development Programs

ATD Human Capital

These statistics highlight the importance of onboarding and engagement programs, in particular. To address these challenges, ATD Research recently conducted a study of three key programs that have the ability, when done well, to retain employees and develop them into even better ones.

5 Stages of Successful Onboarding

Rallyware

Onboarding, in contrast to orientation, expands over a period usually estimated at 6 to 12 months. It’s widely accepted that successful onboarding is an indispensable step toward further career development, so it benefits all the participants.

7 Common Mistakes in Leadership Development Training

HR Daily Advisor

Unfortunately, leadership training is generally lacking; even companies that offer this type of training are prone to some common mistakes that can hinder employee development and potential. Here, we’ll look at seven of the most common mistakes made.

Improve Your Employee Satisfaction: 10 Best Onboarding Practices

TrustRadius HR

Despite those numbers, many companies still forgo thorough onboarding in favor of a meager orientation session or lightning-speed training—after all, when you needed a role filled yesterday, it’s hard to contemplate sacrificing precious time for drawn-out employee onboarding.

How to improve your employee onboarding process

cipHR

Read our guide to creating a better employee onboarding process. Getting your onboarding process right is essential for making sure that your new hires are welcomed into your organisation, feel supported and valued during their first few weeks with you, and become productive members of your team more quickly. Ready to take your onboarding strategy to the next level? 1. Don’t wait for contracts to be signed to start thinking about onboarding.

How to set up your millennial talent for future success

Ceridian

Baby boomers are retiring at a relatively rapid rate, and as hiring heats up the focus is on millennials. In fact, the vast majority of young workers – 74 percent of millennials and Gen Zers – indicated their schooling didn’t prepare them for their careers.

10 ways to improve employee experience at your company

Qualtrics HR

Keeping remote employees engaged is crucial and providing everyone in the company the proper tools to communicate like Slack or Zoom can help develop employee relationships and facilitate clear communication. Design a great onboarding experience. Offer career development programs.

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The Capabilities of HR Technology – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

To help us sift through what HR technology exists, I asked Amber Hyatt, SPHR, director of product marketing at SilkRoad to share her expertise. Amber, one of the first ways an employee interacts with a company is via their career portal.

Mentorship and the Changing Nature of Work: An interview with Lyft’s Alyssa Schwartz

Everwise

I thought it was a funny hipster car at the time because who else would put that on a car?” Schwartz is the Manager of Driver Growth and Acquisition, where she supports the company’s independent contractors as they learn the ropes at Lyft and build their businesses. At most companies when you come across a problem you ask, ‘Okay how did someone solve this problem in the past?’ Do you see mentorship becoming the go-to way to build community and culture at remote companies?

The Cost of Not Training Is Higher Than You Think

Workplace Coach

When budgets are tight, many managers believe an easier route to savings is to cut training and teambuilding services justifying other expenses in their stead. Poorly trained employees cost customers. Lack of safety training costs accidents, failed inspections, lost production, lawsuits, and reputation. Lack of anti-harassment or discrimination training costs lost production, litigation, reputation, and culture.

Transforming Software Selection at Citi

HRExecutive

But as attendees at an HR Tech Conference session titled “The Smarter Worklife Challenge: Transforming Software Selection to Drive Innovation” learned yesterday, HR leaders can also take a less traditional path.

What HR is Paid to Do

Working Girl

For example: The business expects HR to handle people admin, liability, reporting and development –so arguably, that’s hat HR is paid to do even if they would prefer a more strategic role. If that’s not the case at your company, feel free to ignore everything I just said.

Reasons Your Turnover Is High

HR Daily Advisor

We all know that turnover comes with costs, including recruiting and training costs, lost productivity, and increased short-term costs like overtime for other employees—all of which can add up quickly. Let’s take a look at some of the various reasons your turnover might be high.

The Art of Matchmaking Blog Series: Step 4 – Leadership Development

HR Management

In the last blog we onboard millennials with snackable training, fun and fast-paced activities. Now this employee had demonstrated leadership potential and it’s time to move to our fourth step; Leadership Development. The organization should develop their own leadership competency models based on a set of traits and behaviors associated with success in the company they have.

Why Professional Services Firms That Emphasize Learning Lead the Pack

Workday

While services firms often make considerable efforts to address these business challenges, one important thing that’s often overlooked is the development of a learning program. SPI reports that “leading firms” have lower levels of voluntary attrition, more employees who would recommend the firm to friends and family, and higher levels of employee training investment. annual training days for employees compared to 8.1