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.

How to Find Mentors Who Will Support Your Goals

HR Bartender

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Becoming a Manager: An Interview on Career Development with Erin Lynn


Erin Lynn has worked in the regulatory compliance department of Allstate Dealer Services for most of her professional career. Never one to stop or pause her career development, Lynn is currently focused on further developing her skills in three key ways. First, she’s going through an MBA program at Florida State University in order to continue progressing her career at Allstate. How did you approach your career development there?

How to Activate Mentoring and Career Development When You Work From Home

Thrive Global

Companies are suddenly transitioning to remote work, which can impact development. Leaders need to rethink how to manage and develop their teams. Establishing leadership development across a virtual team can yield measurable results.

Teaching Your Staff the Best Marketing Methods for their Career Development

Get Hppy

In the modern day and age, the use of technology within the business sector is essential for progression; therefore, your staff members should be taught the best forms of online marketing to enhance their future career. If you’re looking for ways to boost your own business and enhance the career opportunities of your staff members, there are several different marketing techniques you should be training them in.

Read this Book! “Originals” Explores the Nature of Originality with a Great Read-Across to Career Development


When we talk about career development, you’ll often hear GetFive team speak of job-hunting and career building as full-time endeavors — and they should be. But we’re going to depart from that theme a bit with this blog and advocate you spend a few hours on something else — reading. Specifically, we advocate reading the recently published “Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World” by Adam Grant. Timing – Sometimes a good idea needs time to germinate.

Career Development Planning: 10 Tips for Employers


How to Get Promoted. How do I get promoted?” It's what every employee wants to know. 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. Think Short-, Mid- and Long-Term Career Pathing.

Becoming a Manager: An Interview on Career Development with Erin Lynn


Erin Lynn has worked in the regulatory compliance department of Allstate Dealer Services for most of her professional career. Never one to stop or pause her career development, Lynn is currently focused on further developing her skills in three key ways. First, she’s going through an MBA program at Florida State University in order to continue progressing her career at Allstate. How did you approach your career development there?

Working From Home 2.0 – 5 Skills for Success

HR Bartender

5 Things to Consider ” and honestly, it was very focused on setting up a work environment that helps you to be productive. While I believe those things are important, it occurred to me after the article published that creating a good work environment is only half of the story.

Want More Employee Productivity? Figure Out Their “Flow”

HR Bartender

Over the past month, I have heard several people mention the concept of “flow” as a way to do better work. I believe we’re are always looking for ways to work smarter and more efficiently so these mentions of “flow” have peaked my curiosity. I was excited to see that flow is one of the topics being covered at this year’s WorkHuman conference powered by Globoforce. It’s described as peak experience and peak performance — highly productivity and innately worthwhile.

Self-Management Success: Learn How to Learn (Part 5)

HR Bartender

Even when you work in an office full of people, self-management involves doing a lot of things independently – resolving your conflicts, figuring out the solutions to your problems and creating your most productive work. Self-management also involves thinking about your future and generating your own professional development plan. In a traditional office environment, your boss might tell you what skills to develop. Audio learners like to learn by listening.

How to Write a Business Book?

Career Metis

Writing a business book is the best thing you can do to take your career to the next level. A book is an invaluable tool to help you build your credibility and grow wealth. It provides a new income stream for your business for you to grow over time. If you’re a speaker, a book will allow you to charge higher speaking fees. These people believe that they are not qualified to be the authority on any subject. People who want to lose weight?

3 Strategies for Achieving Your Career Goals

HR Bartender

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Finite Daily Brain Power


Even the smartest, most productive people cannot work for an entire eight-hour period. The brain simply doesn’t function that way; it’s fundamentally contrary to human nature. In fact, the average employee works for about three hours, according to a My Domaine.

How to Handle Difficult Conversations at Work?

Career Metis

If you work with teams, much of your day is likely spent trying to make sure that relationships at work run smoothly. The hope is that you will be about to navigate your workday in a way that makes it unnecessary to create tension or have difficult conversations. Sometimes these difficult conversations at your work are impossible to avoid. Trying to pretend a pressing work discussion doesn’t need to happen can have a truly deleterious effect on the work environment.

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10 Tips on How to Handle Tough Conversations at Work

Career Metis

No matter where you work, there will always be tough conversations to be had. Whether it’s a performance review, a reprimand or having to fire someone, the conversation has to happen. Your job is to figure out how to handle those situations with poise and consideration for the individual involved. Here are a 10 tips on how to handle tough conversations at work: 1) Know the reason. Do you need to fire someone? Don’t talk down to them.

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Time Management Tips to Increase Productivity

HR Management

As the years go by, we’re hungry to learn how to work faster, create better, and prioritize smarter. Our careers seem to speed up, and we want to keep up. But we can learn how to manage it better, so we ourselves can become better. Here are the top three tips that will change not just how you work, but how you live as well. Use help from apps to boost your natural skills. Learn to prioritize tasks and opportunities.

How to Draft Your Resignation Letter in 2019?

Career Metis

Getting a gold watch for staying at a company for 25 years is far from the norm in 2019, so you will probably have to draft a resignation letter at some point in your career. Even if you are tempted to skip the resignation later as an outdated, unnecessary and overly formal gesture, don’t. You can adjust the level of formality to reflect your working relationship, but generally you don’t want your letter to come across as too breezy and informal.

How to Deal with Your Colleagues’ Annoying Office Habits?

Career Metis

It doesn’t matter how much you think you like them, there will always be things that get on your nerves while you’re trying to stay focused at work. The research offers some insights into the most common annoyances in UK offices and how you might go about overcoming these. Irritating habits and distractions can have a negative impact on employees, in fact, 1 in 3 respondents said they felt workplace annoyances had affected their productivity.

How to take training virtual


Last year, Guild Mortgage converted its classroom training for new sales hires to virtual training. We were flying people to training centers around the country, paying for their hotel and food,” she says, adding that the company’s 4,500 employees at 460 U.S. Because they were traveling, it really made training a pressure cooker … Virtual training enabled us to spread out the training from two and one-half days to five days a week.

LinkedIn Reactions Expand Professional Communication

HR Bartender

As a human resources professional, one of the things I’m constantly reminding managers about is the need to personalize communication. Especially when it comes to recognition or acknowledgements. to everyone isn’t sufficient. I’m not saying that you have to strike the phrase “Good Job!” from your vocabulary, but we need to be more expressive. That’s why I was excited to hear that LinkedIn introduced a new feature called LinkedIn Reactions.

How to Manage Your Career through the Coronavirus Crisis

Career Metis

As uncertainty and chaos take over the world due to the Coronavirus pandemic, unemployment has skyrocketed globally. Amid the crumbling economy, it is not difficult to succumb to despair. The world seems upside down, and it looks like a horrible time to start your career. But in reality, it may be the best chance for you to find opportunities among difficulties. So, how can one manage to keep their career afloat in such a situation?

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The Future of Work and How to Improve Job Satisfaction

Cornerstone On Demand

But according to psychologist, bestselling author and host of the WorkLife podcast Adam Grant, too many of those hours are unhappy ones. But it doesn't have to be this way. Why is critical feedback such a vital component of work and development?

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How to Negotiate Your Next Salary – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I’m always more comfortable presenting the case to give a member of my team a pay increase. What are some strategies for employees to negotiate pay during the hiring process? Or is it best for employees to renegotiate their pay after hire? I imagine employees can try to renegotiate during appraisal time, but how often is that successful? Does one have to actually threaten to leave the company in order to garner higher wages? .

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How to Sleep the Night Before a New Job?

Career Metis

This may keep you up for too long, so you will wake up groggy and slow (if you manage to get any sleep at all), which probably isn’t an impression you want to make on your coworkers. So, how do you get proper sleep before your first day at work ? Here are 5 proven ways to score some good shut-eye. An enjoyable evening workout is the easiest way to get proper sleep. The main idea is to raise your body temperature and increase blood pressure.

5 Activities You Do Not Want to Miss At the HR Technology Conference – #HRTechConf

HR Bartender

I don’t have to tell anyone the significance of technology in our personal and professional lives. I have to admit, I knew very little about HRTech prior to becoming a blogger. Sometimes technology gets a bad rap for preventing people from talking to each other.

Training Should Include Employee Self Learning Strategies

HR Bartender

As a result, training pros have to be willing to give control of learning over to the learner. Personalization refers tohow” learning is consumed. Individuals need to understand how they like to learn topics. And they need to be prepared to change styles as appropriate to achieve the desired learning objective. Ideally, we should learn something right before we need to use it. Product).

Bookmark This! Resources on Mindfulness and Stress Reduction

HR Bartender

According to The American Institute of Stress, 80 percent of workers feel stress on the job. Nearly half say that they need help in learning how to manage stress. Organizations might have to think about how they create cultures that allow employees to feel comfortable practicing self-care. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but a first step for human resources departments might be to understand what types of resources are available.

5 Working Style Blunders That Will Make You A Sitting Duck


Most of us underestimate change and when it engulfs our careers, we repent and blame the environment or our managers. Run for your life and be prepared to be nuked, if the following symptoms are common in your in your working style. Feedback Increasing Productivity Success Strategies Career Bloopers Career Development Career Mistakes To Avoid How to Build a Successful Career Working Style Tips

How To Strengthen Your Network: Executives Weigh In


Lauren Fogel , VP, Production & Digital Studio, STEM, Pearson. 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. Plus, people generally love to talk about themselves! And use your current contacts to gain new ones.

6 Tips for Successfully Working at Home

HR Bartender

My home office is the nicest I’ve ever had in my career. The first one told me as soon as I could get an office outside the home, I needed to do it because clients won’t take you seriously if you work from a home office. The business world has changed a lot and most of my clients want me to visit their worksite (not the other way around.). The second piece of advice I received was that it would take two years to learn how to effectively work at home.

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How to use Twitter – a guide for HR professionals


Want to start networking with HR and L&D practitioners on Twitter but don’t know where to start? We teach you to basics – from setting up your profile to following hashtags, and essential Twitter etiquette. You might know Twitter as a place to stay abreast of breaking news, share memes, or even argue with strangers who don’t share your political views. First, you’ll need to set up your account by choosing a username. To circumvent this, add a ‘.’

How To: Running Effective One-On-One Meetings


That is 60 minutes of honest feedback, which is often difficult to seek otherwise. You can also take the chance to offer timely guidance to your team. Timely feedback is valuable, and opportunities to motivate and support your people are priceless. If you would like to give one-on-ones a try today, here is a guide for you. Use it to run effective sessions so you can help your team grow. It is important to prepare for one-on-ones.

How to Leverage Videos to Boost Your Personal Brand?

Career Metis

Let’s break down why videos are important for your personal branding so you know how to use it and can start to integrate it into your career. Just kidding, at the very least you will have stand out amongst your peers in your professional career. 72% prefer video over text when learning about a product or service. But you might be wondering how that pertains to personal branding…. But stats say they will pay attention to video.

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How to Prime Your Career for Success from Your First Day?

Career Metis

It’s the start of your career. You’ve made it through getting your first degree, perhaps a professional qualification examination, multiple stages of rigorous interviews and here you are, starting your career and hoping to make it to the top of the ladder. But, we must also ask for ways to improve. How do we keep up with succeeding? Specifically, how do you ensure that you kick-off with the right footing and that you remain on the path of success?

How To Have A Positive Argument At Work

Career Metis

Arguing in the workplace generally isn’t seen to be a positive thing for your career prospects, and there’s certainly times when you really need to avoid getting into a heated debate. However, that doesn’t mean that you should be a pushover, because there are times when an argument at work can be productive for all concerned, but only when it is managed properly. So here’s how you can have a productive argument at work: Before the Argument.

How to answer common – but tricky – interview questions


Whether you have an in-person or telephone interview coming up, you need to be prepared to answer these classic – but difficult – interview questions. If you’ve been to a number of job interviews in your career so far, you’ll probably have noticed some common – but tricky – questions that crop up time and time again. Either way, knowing how to answer just a few key interview questions could be your secret to success. Advice Career development

Free HR and Payroll Learning Opportunity: Kronos Fall eSymposium

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. Learn how you can get a free copy in today’s article!). 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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Employees Need to Learn Freelancing Skills

HR Bartender

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) defines a gig as “a single project or task for which a worker is hired, often through a digital marketplace, to work on demand.” According to the Freelancers Union (and yes, there is one), freelancing is a $1 trillion industry (that’s not a typo – trillion with a t). And probably one of the biggest things to know is that a growing number of individuals are choosing freelancing as a career (63 percent).

14 Decisive Tips for Shaping Your Career Path in the Right Direction

Career Metis

Right from the beginning, right from childhood, all the investments made and training and coaching undertaken, all build up to one thing, steering your career in the right direction. But once you get there, it’s not the way you expected it to be. So how do you take it from there?