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Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Twitter

HR Bartender

In fact, quite the opposite – new social media sites are popping up every day. It’s a challenge to keep current…or even learn the full capabilities of the platform. However, there appears to still be a gap where learning is concerned.

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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.

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In the World of Career Development, One-Size-Fits-All Is Dead

Get Hppy

Career development remains front and center for job seekers and employers alike — candidates want it and companies want to offer it. However, not all career development strategies are created equal. One-on-one engagement is where the value lies.

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. For the past five years, I’ve been working for a company doing HR. Prior to that, I worked in the family business for 10 years doing payroll and HR.

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

HR Bartender

Capella is an accredited online university dedicated to providing an exceptional, professionally-aligned education that puts you in the best position to succeed in your field. View full learning and career outcomes reports for these programs at CapellaResults.com.

How to Create SMART Career Development Plans for Your Employees

Insperity

By adding the SMART GROW theory to your review process, you can change the annual review into a living, breathing thing that helps your employees understand their roles in the company’s success, and done right, becomes a tool for professional growth. SMART and GROW are two popular acronyms that are used as guidelines to shape career development plans. GROW sometimes gets added to SMART for added structure in shaping a career development plan.

Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Google+

HR Bartender

We attend a conference and someone says, “download this app!” so we do…then it becomes hard to find the time to really learn how to use it. As an HR professional, we can have an opportunity to help our employees learn social media. Simply click the plus one.

Career Fitness: Necessary for Long-Term #HR Success

HR Bartender

Capella is an accredited online university dedicated to providing an exceptional, professionally-aligned education that puts you in the best position to succeed in your field. Enjoy the post!). Career fitness defined. Now let’s talk about the last component: career.

How To Build a Successful Mentoring Program

HR Bartender

The Boomer generation is planning to leave the workforce (or at least transition to part-time or semi-retirement). Companies want to make sure their organizational knowledge and history is passed along to new employees, who will lead the organization forward.

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Future Leaders Need Organizational Mindfulness

HR Bartender

The business world today is experiencing a leadership gap. We talk about the skills gap and the challenges facing recruiting. It only seems logical that if there are gaps at other levels of the organization…there will be a gap at the leadership level.

Quick Shots for #HR and Business Pros – #SMDAY

HR Bartender

As human resources pros, social media has become part of the way we do business. Often the first thing that comes to mind is social recruiting. You can download a copy here. Check out my 5-Day Learning Plans as a way to test drive some of the more popular social media platforms.

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Self-Management Success: Be Part Of the Solution (Part 3)

HR Bartender

One of the nice things about working in an office environment is the camaraderie. Even in a telework situation, we can pick up the phone and chat with a co-worker. The first step in solving our problems is understanding whether the situation we’re faced with is really a problem.

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

HR Bartender

The New Year always makes me think about goals and the things I want to accomplish. Based on today’s reader note, I’m not the only person who thinks that way. I want to learn new things in human resources but my only option is online study because I can’t relocate.

7 Employee Training Methods To Jumpstart Your New Hires

Genesis HR Solutions

Hiring employees but failing to provide them with a solid base of training is a good way to lose talent. Surveys have shown that 94% of employees would stay at a company longer if it invested in their career development. 7 Types Of Employee Training To Jumpstart Your New Hires.

Management training and employee retention: 6 ways to improve both

Insperity

Have you considered the correlation between management training and employee retention? Instead, everyday situations, like the way a manager reacts under pressure or how tactfully feedback is provided, have consequences. It can either chip away at morale and destroy productivity, or the manager can inspire the team to work harder and persevere. Mentorship and coaching is the most effective management training. Invest in new manager training.

Who Owns Your Social Brand – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Back in 1997, Tom Peters wrote an article for Fast Company magazine titled “ The Brand Called You ”. It’s a good read and was the first time I recall hearing about personal branding. It was part of the reason the employee was hired. This is the work for hire doctrine.

Corporate Culture: Your Company Is a Community

HR Bartender

I heard it at the Great Place to Work conference and again at the Association for Talent Development (ATD) International Conference and Expo. If companies are communities, then it’s the obligation of businesses to take care of their community and to support their “members” (i.e.,

6 Tips for Holding a Great Career Conversation

Reflektive

Employees who assume their annual performance review is the only time to raise career development questions could be missing important opportunities to do just that. A yearly discussion is far less likely to advance your career as much as a series of short 1:1 meetings held at monthly intervals with your manager. Ideally, managers should initiate career development discussions, but if not, it’s up to the individual employee to arrange such meetings.

8 Best Apps for Professional Development

Career Metis

How in this world can we attain this kind of development that we aspire with limited hours? A lot of people say that time management is the key to professional development. However, even management, you are sometimes unable to achieve even the basic tasks for the day.

Top Employee Engagement Learning Trends

Get Hppy

Most employees are thinking about one of three career-related decisions. A complicated reality to accept for most retail business owners is retaining top talent to save the expense of hiring new employees. The pressure of meeting a quota motivates them to work harder.

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Do Your Employees Know Your Company Goals and Values? It’s More Important Than You Think

Ceridian

In the context of customer experience, it’s often written that purpose-driven organizations are the most successful. The same is true for mobilizing employees internally. These aspects of the employee experience become key pillars in driving company values and goals.

How to Sleep the Night Before a New Job?

Career Metis

So, you’ve got the job of your dreams and you’re so excited about your first day that you can’t fall asleep. Hoping that the excitement will pass by itself isn’t a good idea. An enjoyable evening workout is the easiest way to get proper sleep. The easiest one.

Self-directed learning: Empower your employees in 5 steps

Insperity

Are your employees less than enthusiastic about their training and development initiatives? Self-directed learning could make a difference. If your team members are just going through motions, it may be because they don’t feel a sense of ownership over their learning and career development. Self-directed learning shifts the responsibility away from the organization and to the individual. The shift won’t happen overnight.

10 HR podcasts you should be listening to

cipHR

Whether you’re new to podcasting or simply want to mix up your listening schedule, why not try our pick of the HR and L&D podcasts? The growing popularity of podcasts has been near-meteoric; the number of weekly UK podcasts listeners has nearly doubled in the past five years from 3.2

Skills Gap Negatively Impacting Business [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

According to the latest white paper from the Association for Talent Development (ATD) Public Policy Council, organizations are turning down business because they don’t have qualified people to do the work. It’s well worth the read.

Why Career Pathing Is Vital To Your Talent Management Strategy In 2019

TalentGuard

Why Career Pathing Is Vital To Your Talent Management Strategy In 2019. Every January sees a rise in the number of people looking for a new job and this year is expected to continue that trend. Is 2019 the year to introduce career pathing to your business to prevent a talent exodus? What is career pathing? . Career pathing empowers your employees to create their own path for career development, focusing on both vertical and lateral opportunities.

One Essential Key For Franchise Business Growth

Rallyware for Human Resources

Thus, training is a must for anyone who doesn’t want to be out of the picture. Training in any kind of business means growth. The answer is simple: by training your employees. Why just-in-time training is crucial for franchise businesses.

How Can Social Learning Benefit Your Company?

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , we heard from Randy Emelo and Becky Simeon, PhD, about the movement toward social learning and how it has dramatically changed corporate learning. Today, the positive effects of social learning systems. Learn More. For the Advisor.

7 Career Conversations You Should Be Having

Reflektive

According to a survey by Express Employment Professionals , 40 percent of employees consider a lack of career advancement in their existing companies as motivation for finding new employment. DOWNLOAD THE E-BOOK: The Ultimate Guide to Employee Engagement Surveys. In such an environment, managers who don’t consider their employees’ career goals risk higher turnover rates and low employee motivation. Lateral or Vertical Career Goals?

9 simple but effective ways to improve employee productivity

Insperity

Employee engagement may be the business buzzword of the day, especially when we start looking for ways to improve employee performance. These concepts aren’t necessarily the same thing. Many times, going back to the basics of good people management is all it takes to generate greater productivity from your workforce. Here are some of those basics, which should help you lay the foundation for improving employee productivity. Train, retrain and promote.

Manager and Employee Relationships: The Importance of Mentorship

Achievers

The title of “manager” makes it sound like your entire responsibility is simply keeping track of your employees and maximizing their performance. The most successful managers enter into a mentoring, or “coaching,” relationship with their direct reports.

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Performance Management 2017: Companies Must Become Agile

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , the world’s leader in Talent Activation, which transforms traditional talent management and employee engagement technology into a continuum of experiences for activating employees along their journeys—from start to finish.

Triggering Quantum Leaps In Human Performance

SAP Innovation

As researchers explore what helps extreme athletes shatter the supposed limits of human performance, one factor keeps coming up again and again: the concept of “flow.” And that could be a game-changer in the workplace. The business potential of flow.

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Now Available: The Definitive Guide to Developing a Successful Leadership Coaching Program

Sounding Board

According to a report from Oracle , HR will be increasingly challenged to increase its strategic value and drive growth in the coming year. As many HR professionals are planning and budgeting right now, this is the ideal moment to assess and prioritize growth initiatives.

Career Pathing as a Talent Imperative

TalentGuard

Career Pathing as a Talent Imperative. Today’s workers have more transparency and choice of jobs than any generation before, which means retention is a critical component for employers across the globe. A variety of mechanisms have been deployed to keep people engaged at work, but research shows that one of the most valuable options of all is career management. Download. Download Career Pathing as a Talent Imperative.

Secure the Right HR Business Partner Manager for the Future

Visier

Last week, I shared the job description for the People Analytics Leader (you can download the job description template for your use here). This week, I do the same for the strategic and data-driven HR Business Partner Manager ( template available here ).

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A Highly Engaged Workplace Culture: Essential Elements

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. Enjoy the post!). You guys know I’m a long-time volunteer leader with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM.)

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