Is a Training Meeting the Best Approach

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is an excerpt from my book, “ Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers.” The book is available on Amazon in hard copy and Kindle , in the iTunes store, and directly from the publisher.). But a meeting did not occur. What a great meeting.

What Happens At the Meeting After the Meeting

HR Bartender

( Editor ’s Note: Today’s post is an excerpt from my book, “ Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers.” The book is available on Amazon in hard copy and Kindle , in the iTunes store, and directly from the publisher.”. The meeting after the meeting does exist.

How an Office Uses Cloud Based Time and Attendance Software

nettime solutions

In fact, a cloud based time and attendance software –– with employee self service features –– greatly increases employee engagement among office workers. Here's how: A cloud based time and attendance software has flexible options to meet the needs of different office environments.

Time Intelligence™ for Professional Services

Replicon

Want to chat more about Time Intelligence™ during the Technology Services World Conference? Sign up to book a meeting with Replicon during TSW. Everyone knows that time is money. But unlike money, most businesses don’t know enough about their time.

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.

How to Hold Employee Attention at Meetings

Get Hppy

Employees stumble into meetings tucking in their shirts and clinging closely to their now lukewarm cups of coffee, which might as well be pillows. Then, you get sidetracked, and the meeting runs longer than intended. Why are you holding this meeting in the first place?

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.

How to start a workplace book club: tips and book recommendations

PI Worldwide

Implementing a workplace book club is a low-cost way to boost employee engagement while enabling employees to execute your business strategy. Getting a book club started is a light lift, so there’s no reason you can’t move on this right away. Read on to learn: The benefits of starting a book club at your company. The trick to choosing books that will help you reach your business goals. Benefits of starting a book club at your workplace. Order books.

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?

Meeting Experiences: Survey Results

Future of Work

Last week I asked my readers to complete a brief survey to help me understand the kinds of meetings you participate in and how you feel about them. I was initially somewhat surprised by that essentially positive assessment of meeting experiences.

Science-Backed Ways to Run Better Meetings

WorkHuman

Nearly every spoof of corporate office culture has taken a dig at meetings ( this skit about real life conference calls is one of my favorites). I don’t think it would be an exaggeration to say meetings are the bane of our existence at work. That’s what led me to the book.

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

Price : 625 GBP for HR professionals (two days pass), 10% discount for group bookings (two or more people). The objective is to discover and discuss new ways to meet the new employees of the future. And what a great excuse to hit the Swiss slopes the weekend following the event, book your cabin! So no pressure to attend every event during the three days. Book before the 31st of January to enjoy a 5% discount (available for each pass).

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?

It’s Geaux Time !!

Everyday People

Any time I get a chance to interact with my HR peers in person is a joy for me. It fills my bucket because I want to genuinely meet them, encourage them, and laugh with them. This conference had an extra twist added to it because the theme was based on my book, HR on Purpose !!

Can You Bring Your Mother To a Meeting With #HR – Ask HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Employees often get very nervous when asked to a private meeting with human resources or their supervisor. Can you have someone sit in on a meeting between you and your supervisor? I’ve been asked the question several times.

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.

Do You, or Your Company, Screw Up Meetings?

HR Ringleader

It’s made the social media rounds, but was still good for a laugh one more time. It got me thinking about meetings… specificaly conference calls, since I work from home. Here are just a few: Employees don’t have time to get their other work done.

A First-Time Attendee’s First Impressions of HR Tech

HRchitect

Like many of you, I’ve spent the last few days at the office following up on connections made while attending the 18th annual HR Technology Conference and Exposition. For a first-time attendee of HR Tech, here were my impressions: • A majority of organizations are changing HCM technology.

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.

15 Top HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2018

Digital HR Tech

Last week, I had the pleasure to attend one of the first HR tech conferences of the year, UNLEASH London (formerly HR Tech World). And to save you some time, we’ve selected 15 great events we think are worth attending this year. 15 HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2018. Price : 1200 Australian dollars + GST, a 2-for-1 offer for the first 100 bookings. It’s time to talk about the best HR practices and unveil what’s next. Attend the event.

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?

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.

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

Price : 625 GBP for HR professionals (two days pass), 10% discount for group bookings (two or more people). The objective is to discover and discuss new ways to meet the new employees of the future. And what a great excuse to hit the Swiss slopes the weekend following the event, book your cabin! So no pressure to attend every event during the three days. Personal & Chef is the largest event and meeting place for anyone who works and develops staff in the Nordics.

A Guide to Planning the Best Offsite Meeting

Bonusly

This begs the question: what is it that makes an offsite meeting productive and memorable? Offsite meetings give your organization one of its biggest chances to confirm its culture. Aligning employee offsite meetings with employee recognition.

Meet an Internal Communicator: Dave Cordero, PGA Tour

Advanced Learning Institute

While I did spend some time covering sports for various newspapers, including the school paper at the University of Southern California, I majored in Public Relations and quickly found that I enjoyed working with media to pitch and shape stories. Recommend a book or a podcast.

The Salesperson’s Ultimate Checklist to Smarter Meetings?—?Zoom.ai

Zoom.ai

The Salesperson’s Ultimate Checklist for Smarter Meetings The ability to conduct smarter meetings is becoming an essential skill to have. It is especially important since our own data tells us that employees have an average of 15 meetings every week! Attending the Meeting 1.

8 surefire steps to handle employee attendance issues

Insperity

Maybe you’re the kind of business leader who prefers to create a work culture free from the corporate grind of time clocks, rules and rigid schedules. Or you don’t want to be that person at your company, the one who knows exactly what time everyone gets into the office. When employees aren’t doing their part , the entire team may fall behind on meeting deadlines. It’s okay to casually address the issue with first-time offenders.

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 . A stenographer who reads a book while waiting for dictation.

15 Top HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2018

Digital HR Tech

Last week, I had the pleasure to attend one of the first HR tech conferences of the year, UNLEASH London (formerly HR Tech World). And to save you some time, we’ve selected 15 great events we think are worth attending this year. 15 HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2018. Price : 1200 Australian dollars + GST, a 2-for-1 offer for the first 100 bookings. It’s time to talk about the best HR practices and unveil what’s next. Attend the event.

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.

Meet the #HRTechConf Insiders!

Robin Schooling

As summer here in the northern hemisphere draws to a close we’re getting set for the most magical time of year for many an HR, recruiting, and/or technology nerd – fall conference season. The post Meet the #HRTechConf Insiders!

7 Strategies for Hiring and Managing Creative Employees

UpstartHR

When those founders who scored highest on the Innovativeness Index were compared to those who scored lowest, the ventures of the high scorers averaged 34 times as much profit, 70 times as much revenue and employed 10 times as many people.

Science Shows How to Have Better Meetings

45 Things

It seems like every few years someone comes out with a new idea for how to have more productive meetings. But then they get shot down by those who think those ideas are dumb: Standing meetings. Walking meetings. Impromptu meetings. I need time to prepare my notes!

How I Meet 500+ Customers a Year as a CEO

Business2Community Leadership

of their time with clients, I was shocked. That averages out to roughly 11 clients a week, 45 clients a month, and over 500 client meetings a year. If you are a leader looking to meet more clients, this article is for you! I love meeting with people, and especially clients.

Want to Make The Most Out of Business Meetings? Here Are 9 Tips That Work

Business2Community Leadership

Business meeting are crucial if you want your organization to thrive. Most meetings are time suckers — escipically when nothing gets accomplished. You don’t want to schedule a business meeting just for the sake of having a meeting. Date and time of meeting.

Science Reveals The Best Times To Network, Quit Your Job, And Host Meetings

Thrive Global

Ever considered that there is a best time to network? Thanks to best-selling author Daniel Pink’s latest release WHEN: The Scientific Secrets Of Perfect Timing , he dissects the science behind the best time to do just about anything. Figure out what kind of meeting it is.

Using Teams to Solve Hard Problems: A Book Review of Collaborative Intelligence By Richard Hackman

Conversation Matters

In this post, I am reviewing his last book (he died in 2013) in which he turned his in-depth understanding to study teams in US intelligence agencies. Hackman’s book is filled with practical understanding about teams. 10 percent to depend on the leader’s hands-on, real-time coaching. .