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10 Things I Am Packing In My #SHRM19 Conference Bag

HR Bartender

Last year, in addition to my annual post with tips for attending the Society for Human Resource (SHRM) Annual Conference , I wrote a post about some of the things that I carry with me during the event. I hope you find it helpful for SHRM or any conference you attend.

12 Tips for SHRM Annual Conference Attendees: #SHRM18

HR Bartender

For those of us in the human resources profession, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference is approaching. If you’ve never been to a SHRM Annual Conference before or it’s been a few years, let me tell you – it’s a big conference. Works every time.

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Never Neglect Career Development for Recruiters


It’s ironic yet true: Recruiters will often pitch their organizations to candidates as places where career development is a priority—meanwhile, their own career needs are often going unaddressed. They simply don’t have the time.

3 Strategies for Achieving Your Career Goals

HR Bartender

But individuals still need to have focused career strategies. Strategy #1: Work / Life Balance Includes Career Goals. I don’t know that it means an equal 50/50 split of time. It also has to do with career development. Strategy #2: Invest in Your Own Career.

China Gorman on Professional Development in Human Resources

HR Bartender

But today, China is here to share with us an exciting new professional development event for human resources professionals. China, before we start talking about UNLEASH, let’s talk about professional development in general. You want to meet your peers, talk with them, and compare notes.

Give Your New Managers the Tools to Succeed

HR Bartender

They can take a vacation or attend a conference with confidence, knowing that the department isn’t going to fall apart. I believe onboarding managers isn’t the same as management or leadership development. Give them the tools to meet their goals.

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Embrace Back of the Room Learning

HR Bartender

When I attend conferences, workshops, seminars, or training sessions, I like to sit in the back of the room. I’ve been quiet on this topic for quite some time, but decided to share my thoughts. Frankly, that’s the meeting planner’s issue. I have a confession to make.

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 Education – continuing education including conferences, seminars, eLearning, webinars, etc.

Management Is Not Helping Me – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Your manager should be able to tell you where they feel your performance isn’t meeting the standard. Looking for a new opportunity is time-consuming, a little scary, and it can be more than a little frustrating. Today’s reader note is a toughie.

Free HR and Payroll Learning Opportunity: Kronos Fall eSymposium

HR Bartender

I’d like to think that by now I don’t have to tell you about the importance of professional development. That being said, I do realize that understanding the importance of development and making it happen are two different things.

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8 Steps to Becoming a Lifelong Learner

HR Bartender

And that it might be different at times. This is especially true when it comes to our careers. Lifelong learners might find an occasional group meeting to share stories is helpful and valuable to the process. Schedule time for learning.

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – March 2015

HR Bartender

Next week, I will be attending SHRM’s Business Acumen: Integrating HR Across Operations seminar here in Fort Lauderdale. SHRM offers various seminars like this one in cities across the nation and prior to their annual conference, which is being held in Las Vegas on June 28-July 1.

Want More Employee Productivity? Figure Out Their “Flow”

HR Bartender

I was excited to see that flow is one of the topics being covered at this year’s WorkHuman conference powered by Globoforce. Catherine] Flow is a mental state of being so fully engaged in a task that you lose track of time and place.

Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Twitter

HR Bartender

Let’s face it, we go to a conference or meeting and get talked into opening an account on a social network. But the reality is, we get home and often that extra time doesn’t materialize and we never really learn how to make the most of that new program.

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I’m a New Manager. Now What?

HR Bartender

They can take a vacation or attend a conference with confidence, knowing that the department isn’t going to fall apart. Onboarding a new manager isn’t the same as management or leadership development. Creating a new manager onboarding program doesn’t need to be expensive or time-consuming. The book is being launched during the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference and Expo in Washington, D.C. Every new manager has that moment.

CIPHR’s guide to the visiting the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition


Getting the maximum benefit from a show, such as the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition in Manchester, takes careful planning. From booking your travel and accommodation to your time with each vendor, it’s important to prepare ahead of time. Divide your time between those exhibitors you want to see, but make sure there is time in your schedule in case meetings run over, or if you want to catch some of the free learning sessions on offer.

Developing An Intentional Learning Culture

HR Bartender

One of the words I’m starting to hear at conferences and in business conversations is “intentional.” This Fall, I will be speaking at CPP’s MBTI© Users Conference. In his role at Southwest, he is focused on the professional development of the University’s 300+ staff.

7 Tactics That Helped Me Get a 6-Figure Job

Career Metis

You can do it, too, provided you’re willing to put in the time and effort. So, should get into the habit of keeping track of their work and successes throughout their career. Over time, people will start noticing how much value you provide. We all want a cushy 6-figure job.

4 Fall Recruiting Conferences You Don’t Want to Miss


There are over 100 nationally advertised recruiting conferences held in the United States every year, and each covers a wide range of topics, attendees, and associated vendor participation. These recruiting conferences aren’t cheap, either. Cons: It’s all LinkedIn, all the time.

Finding Inspiration and My 2020 Intentions at the TEDWomen’s Conference

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

It’s the start of a new year, which means it’s time to make resolutions for the next 365 days. Achieving these intentions won’t be easy, but luckily, I’ve had a head start: I began working toward this goal late last year when I attended the 2019 TEDWomen Conference in Palm Springs, California.

Increase Employee Retention with Career Pathing


One option: help employees with their career development. By offering career pathing, you’ll motivate these employees to invest in their career at your company. Unfortunately, most professional development falls into one-size-fits-all programs.

What’s Keeping HR Up at Night in 2020?


Slightly more than half of the respondents worry about retaining key talent, with the next most common concern being developing leaders and succession planning, followed by improving the employee experience, and driving innovation and helping teams work together.

How To Strengthen Your Network: Executives Weigh In


We’re grateful for the time each woman spent responding to community members on the platform. Below find their advice on developing a professional network to learn from, communicating your goals, and progressing in your career to achieve leadership roles within an organization.

How To Start Advocating For What You Want in Your Career

Thrive Global

When you are also responsible for others, it can feel like all your time goes toward “making the machine go,” to the detriment of your own personal and professional priorities and career fulfillment. However, her boss frequently canceled their 1-on-1 meetings.

Learning Opportunity: FREE #HR and #Payroll eSymposium

HR Bartender

explores how employees spend their time on the clock and if the standard 40-hour workweek is most effective. Professional development is important. That’s why I wanted to share with you some information about an upcoming event dedicated to HR and payroll professional development.

How To Get Out Of A Work Slump

Thrive Global

Even the most motivated employees can experience difficult times at work and become disengaged. Apart from reasons like these (or the fact that it may be time for a career change), you might be experiencing what psychologists call hedonistic adaptation (also known as the hedonistic treadmill).

11 Podcasts To Fuel Personal Growth and Leadership Development

Unbridled Talent

I’m a voracious consumer of content in the areas that are of interest to me – specifically leadership, entrepreneurship, speaking and personal development. As the CEO of a business and lifestyle coaching company, she teaches personal and business development systems.

Ways to Use Technology in Employee Training

HR Daily Advisor

The technology has been around for years that allows employees to attend meetings virtually, through conference calls and even video conferencing. Training can be developed and administered completely online—sometimes even without the assistance of an instructor.

7 Career Conversations You Should Be Having


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. In such an environment, managers who don’t consider their employees’ career goals risk higher turnover rates and low employee motivation. Understanding employees at a personal level makes career development conversations more productive. Lateral or Vertical Career Goals?

Employee Performance: The 6 Influence Areas

HR Bartender

And we spend a lot of time talking about how to achieve higher levels of employee performance via manager one-on-one meetings, coaching sessions, and career development. We all know that employee performance is important.

Lessons Learned from the Most Admired for HR


Among the takeaways at the HR Technology Conference & Exposition ® in September was the need for HR to embrace innovation. Following are some of the highlights from this year’s conference: “Most Admired for HR” Leaders Speak Out. The Importance of Career Paths.

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Shake Up Your Traditional Approach to Learning

Cornerstone On Demand

According to Deloitte's latest human capital research , 47 percent of HR and business leaders consider developing new career trajectories and skills to be very important. By re-imagining learning strategies, organizations can better engage and empower employees to take control over their learning and career development. Similarly, technology now has an exponentially increasing impact on how HR leaders approach learning and development in the workplace.

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5 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement Now

ATD Human Capital

To begin to answer the confounding employee engagement question, I attended Human Capital Institute’s Employee Engagement Conference in Denver, July 19-21. Provide Career Development Opportunities. Millennials especially crave development opportunities.

Maximising the Automation Function of your LMS


At the recent Learning Technologies conference back in February, I attended a session entitled Lessons from the Frontline of Learning Technology Implementations. Learning and career development do not happen in a silo.

ICYMI: What We Learned at SHRM 2019

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

At the annual SHRM conference, thousands of HR professionals heard from industry leaders about the many trends shaping HR and came away with valuable insights to help them do their jobs better, and in turn, improve the employee experience at their organizations.

Going to UNLEASH 2018? Be Sure to Stop By the SumTotal Stand


UNLEASH World Conference & Expo is back. Those of us who have attended UNLEASH events in the past have high expectations of the calibre of the presenter and the topics under discussion. Lifecycle career development.

Going to UNLEASH 2018? Be Sure to Stop By the SumTotal Stand


UNLEASH World Conference & Expo is back. Those of us who have attended UNLEASH events in the past have high expectations of the calibre of the presenter and the topics under discussion. Lifecycle career development.

8 Ways to Improve Your Internship Program


Intern programs are a well-known way for college students to gain the skills and hands-on experience they need to be successful in their careers. Do your interns have access to meaningful work and professional development opportunities?

How to Create a Better Learning Environment for Your Employees


Encouraging employees to always be developing their skills is good for their mood, career development, and even team bonding. From attending conferences online to making classes more interactive, technology makes staff training easier than ever. However, it can be difficult to for employees to find the time to work on their skills around their busy schedules. It’s not always necessary to attend training events in person anymore, though.

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.