Career Development Planning: 10 Tips for Employers

Paycor

The good news is, by clearly laying out what an employee can achieve and what it will take to make it happen, a well-thought-out career development plan doesn't just answer that all-important question, it gives employees a reason to stay as well as providing renewed focus and motivation.

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. How are you focusing on individualized career development?

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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.

How to Create SMART Career Development Plans for Your Employees

Insperity

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. Before sitting down to work on a career plan , both manager and employee should think through the coming year’s goals, using SMART and GROW as guides. Meanwhile, you should consider where each employee is in his or her career.

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. She is responsible for developing the strategy for the SHRM-SCP and SHRM-CP credentialing programs. I’ve held multiple certifications throughout my career.

12 Tips for SHRM Annual Conference Attendees: #SHRM18

HR Bartender

Download the conference app. So, download the SHRM Annual Conference app before you leave. Download the SHRM Certification app before you leave. If you are a certified professional and have an iPhone/iPad, make life easy on yourself and download the SHRM Certification mobile app.

How To Build a Successful Mentoring Program

HR Bartender

You can download a copy here. One of my go-to resources for design ideas is the Association for Talent Development’s (ATD) Infoline series. And the ATD resources can help you develop a program that works for your organization.

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Career Fitness: Necessary for Long-Term #HR Success

HR Bartender

Career fitness defined. Well-being has several components: physical, relationships, financial, community, and career. The other parts of well-being include financial, relationships, community and career. Now let’s talk about the last component: career.

Future Leaders Need Organizational Mindfulness

HR Bartender

He is both an experienced organizational development and effectiveness consultant as well as a practitioner of mindfulness. That being said, are employees being provided the opportunities to develop the competencies you’ve mentioned (whether that takes place in a school or work setting)?

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

HR Bartender

This is when you generate ideas and develop a plan to solve the problem. Examples would be using your GPS , downloading a Google map on your phone or stopping for directions. One of the nice things about working in an office environment is the camaraderie.

Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Twitter

HR Bartender

Then, we immediately use it once or twice and say to ourselves that, when we get back to the office, we’ll explore the app, download some articles and really learn how to use it. Career Development HR Tech and Social Media Training and Development HRTech

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Quick Shots for #HR and Business Pros – #SMDAY

HR Bartender

You can download a copy here. Tony Bingham, president and CEO of the Association for Talent Development (ATD), has released the 2 nd edition to his very insightful book “ The New Social Learning ”. Tuesday, June 30 is Social Media Day.

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

HR Bartender

What can I learn and do for my career? The Association for Talent Development (ATD) offers a certification for training professionals. Here’s a recent list of 75+ HR blogs – I liked that they offer a download of the information.

Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Google+

HR Bartender

We attend a conference and someone says, “download this app!” Career Development HR Tech and Social Media social media training and development Quick recap: I think we all know that social media isn’t going away.

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. Editor’s Note: You can read U2’s story by downloading the free sample chapter from Connection Culture.).

Who Owns Your Social Brand – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

A while ago, I was doing some training at a company where they had hired someone with 750,000 Twitter followers. Different platforms have different rules about whether you can download that information, whether you can copy it, and how you can use it outside of the platform.

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.

Self-Sabotaging Your Career Growth: How to Recognize It and What to Do About It

Career Metis

Common Career-Sabotaging Patterns and How to Overcome Them. Before you think that you’re alone in your self-sabotaging career habits , it’s good to understand that everyone has them. This is especially true when you know that your career path may depend on said changes.

Management training and employee retention: 6 ways to improve both

Insperity

Have you considered the correlation between management training and employee retention? While leadership myths are pervasive , there are fundamentals to good management that can be learned through mentorship and training. Mentorship and coaching is the most effective management training. Invest in new manager training. Companies can make the mistake of only training senior managers because these are the leaders with the greatest influence.

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. It is a development that you achieve which will help you gather better opportunities for the future.

How to Sleep the Night Before a New Job?

Career Metis

When you finish your training, your body temperature and the levels of blood pressure start to decrease, thereby making you sleepy. Just download an app or a Spotify podcast with soothing ambient sounds and the voice guide and follow through.

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.

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. 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. As each employee is unique, each career path is also unique. Best practices for getting started with career pathing.

10 HR podcasts you should be listening to

cipHR

Training Journal podcast. By: Training Journal magazine. Why we love it: L&D can be overlooked by the HR media, so trust Training Journal to produce one of the definitive L&D podcasts. Get it: from iTunes or download the mp3 from XpertHR’s website. .

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

Ceridian

As part of a healthy culture, employees place value in having the tools they need to succeed, such as skills development and learning opportunities; an opportunity for flexibility in their work schedules; and in having positive relationships with co-workers.

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. This supports the need for business to start developing talent internally.

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.

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

It can be one of the hardest lessons for a manager to learn, but setting clear expectations, providing training and direction, and then letting employees do their job is a manager’s job. Train, retrain and promote. To keep employees productive, don’t focus so heavily on the here-and-now of your company’s needs that you overlook training and development. Also remember, what employees want in their career development changes throughout the stages of their lives.

Manager and Employee Relationships: The Importance of Mentorship

Achievers

Your employees have ambitions for where they want their careers to go, and it’s to your company’s benefit if the person doesn’t need to job-hop in order to realize those ambitions.

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Career Pathing as a Talent Imperative

TalentGuard

Career Pathing as a Talent Imperative. 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. A variety of studies show that employee turnover can cost large employers millions of dollars annually in hiring and training costs, but what if these expenses were avoidable? Download. Download Career Pathing as a Talent Imperative.

Triggering Quantum Leaps In Human Performance

SAP Innovation

It also turbocharges learning, as shown by a DARPA study that found military snipers who trained in a state of flow picked up skills 230% faster than normal. Download the executive brief: Flowing Into High Business P erformance. Sports records used to stand for years.

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Self-directed learning: Empower your employees in 5 steps

Insperity

Are your employees less than enthusiastic about their training and development initiatives? 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. The employee takes the reins, selecting their own training content according to their individual learning interests and needs. With this undertaking, you will begin to develop a culture of learning in your business.

Performance Management 2017: Companies Must Become Agile

HR Bartender

Training at every level. This helps employees take ownership of their career development. Those processes need to include creating an environment where employees feel empowered to ask for feedback and the training/development they need to be successful.

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

Sounding Board

Our whitepaper on The Definitive Guide to Developing a Successful Leadership Coaching Program offers key insights to aid HR professionals in their 2020 planning. Stronger soft skills, through training in communication, strategic thinking, and more.

It’s Time to Get on the Millennial Bandwagon

Reflektive

Some key qualities that Millennial employees desire include mentorship and career development initiatives, a culture of transparency, honest communication with management, the ability to work remotely, collaborative work areas within the office, and company-sponsored wellness practices (yoga, meditation, gym memberships). Provide Career Development Opportunities. DOWNLOAD FREE E-BOOK: The Growth Divide Between Employers and Employees.

How Can Social Learning Benefit Your Company?

HR Daily Advisor

The mentoring program demonstrates HP’s commitment to provide career options and opportunities. In-role and/or career development. Increased talent development and organization capacity. Accelerates breadth and depth of development. Train Your Entire Staff.

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). There is clearly a need here to transform, augment, or significantly develop, the role of the HRBP. Download the HRBP Manager job description here.

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A Highly Engaged Workplace Culture: Essential Elements

HR Bartender

This can take place on career sites , during onboarding, and at company training. Employees stay with companies when they have friends at work, are appreciated for a job well done, and receive career development opportunities.

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3 Leadership Podcasts We’re Listening to This Summer

Select International

Thanks to the rising popularity of smartphones, people are listening to podcasts virtually anytime, anywhere – in the car, on a train, on a plane, while working out – the list is endless. This way, you are alerted to download new episodes as soon as they become available.