Want More Employee Productivity? Figure Out Their “Flow”

HR Bartender

Catherine] Flow is a mental state of being so fully engaged in a task that you lose track of time and place. It’s described as peak experience and peak performance — highly productivity and innately worthwhile. Lastly, cultures that encourage people to block time are smart.

Career Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Talent.

Strategic HCM

Ingham is still early in his career. developing social capital). Career Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Talent Managers / 3. Likewise, formal career development programs were only used by a little more than one-fourth of respondents.

How to Find Mentors Who Will Support Your Goals

HR Bartender

Over the past couple of weeks, our Friday posts have been focused on career development. First, we talked about finding time and having a busy professional life. Even when we can get the time and money to pursue learning and education, we can’t do it alone.

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.

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

HR Bartender

One of my absolute must-attend events in the fall is the HR Technology Conference and Expo (nicknamed HRTech). If you’ve never attended HRTech, now is the perfect time. Career Development Technology and Social Media technology

12 Tips for SHRM Annual Conference Attendees: #SHRM18

HR Bartender

So, here’s my list of tips for people who are planning to attend: BEFORE YOU GO. You might get some ideas about a session to attend, a book to purchase, or someplace fun to meet and eat. Plan your schedule but save some time for impromptu meetings. Works every time.

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. Also, be prepared to discuss what skills you’d like to develop.

High Performing Organizations Have Leadership Diversity – #LeadLikeAGirl

HR Bartender

Women have and continue to create, discover, and innovate new products and services for the global economy. The cost to attend is included your conference registration. It’s time to reclaim the word ‘girl’ as a strong term and eliminate the stereotype that the word implies weakness.

Reduce the amount of time you spend in meetings


Too frequently, meetings lack adequate preparation, which results in a bad use of valuable time. As you develop expertise and rise in seniority, people will seek your input more often, leading to more meetings on your calendar and less time to get work done. Time to fix that!

9 Things to Stop Focusing On So You Can Focus More On Your Career

Career Metis

In the 21st century, it’s easier than ever before to become focused on anything and everything, except for your career. Is there a way to better use the time you have, so that you build momentum for the long-term? And remember, it doesn’t have to be a “no” every time.

Seven signs you’re a micromanager – and four steps to letting go


If you’re bogged down by the detail, and don’t trust your team to succeed without your input, it’s time to stop micromanaging and start delegating. A classic sign of micromanaging is an insistence on being in the loop at all times. You never have time to focus on the big picture stuff.

20 Ways to Impress Your Boss [that Does Not Involve Working Harder]

Career Metis

In other words, you might work as an apprentice, or you may have a senior staff member supervise you for a short time. No matter where you are in your career, you should ask questions when necessary. 6) Attend Professional Development Opportunities.

The Fundamentals of Employee Engagement


Focusing on employee engagement and delivering a strong company culture ultimately impacts customer happiness, employee productivity and your bottom line. Focus on Career Development Programs. Does your manager support your career goals?

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.

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. Your professional needs and focus will change over time. Women in Leadership career development mentorship networking

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Learning Opportunity: FREE #HR and #Payroll eSymposium

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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 a Career Coach can Help You with Your Career Planning?

Career Metis

Many of you might think, what is career coaching? How can a coach help me with my career planning ? Do you wish to look out for better options and have you considered your short-term and long-term career goals? Now that you have answered these questions, do you think that your career could be more rewarding? If yes, you might consider seeking the services of a career coach. Yes, for your dream successful career, you can always depend on a job coach.

Five common workplace distractions – and how to handle them


Whether you’re in a busy office, working flexibly in a coffee shop, or spending the day working at home, there is a near-endless range of distractions that could tempt you to spend time away from what you’re supposed to be working on. Meetings were blamed for low productivity by 60% of respondents, while 58% said that, although they don’t need social media to do their jobs, they just can’t make it through the working day without checking platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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


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. Find out beforehand which of their products and services are of specific interest and relevance to you. Advice Career development CIPHR news

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.

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.

3 Reasons Good Ideas Aren’t Good Enough

Inpower Coaching

They want to win every time. I hope you’ll take a fresh look at the process and realize that leaders who achieve meaning, success and joy in their careers master the process of packaging and pitching innovative ideas through the inevitable – and necessary – gauntlet of criticism and competition. Once they make it over the coals a few times, they’ve earned the right to keep shepherding good ideas, many of which aren’t even their own.

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.

The Limeade Intern Program: Driving Real Impact  


At Limeade, we’re focused on making sure interns own their work while creating a community with other interns and full-time employees. The Limeade Intern Program is an opportunity for LimeMates to learn from each other and stay connected for full-time opportunities in the future.

Your team needs to support well-being improvement


Foster an environment where it’s okay (and encouraged) to take time to participate in well-being improvement. Try starting a book club focused on career development. Employee Engagement Product Updates

Your team needs to support well-being improvement


Foster an environment where it’s okay (and encouraged) to take time to participate in well-being improvement. Try starting a book club focused on career development. Employee Engagement Product Updates

Q&A with HR Tech Influencer Steve Boese


I think it is the continued growth and development of HR technology solutions that incorporate Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities that have the potential to dramatically increase and enhance the impact of HR tech in the organization. Steve Boese.

Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

Attending to diversity actually helps to improve the workforce overall. There are implicit biases that might hinder their access to informal networks, to mentoring or to professional development opportunities that could subsequently impair their performance and career development.

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. Are you taking the time to meet with employees to set development goals?

The Capabilities of HR Technology – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

To help us sift through what HR technology exists, I asked Amber Hyatt, SPHR, director of product marketing at SilkRoad to share her expertise. They are a long-time supporter of HR Bartender and I appreciate them sharing their knowledge with us.

Here are 3 Economic Trends Impacting HR


While the GDP is Rising, Productivity is Not. Even though employees around the world are working more hours, productivity (output per hour worked) is lagging. HR needs to aggressively support employee career development, technical-skills.

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30 HR Tools For Improving Human Resource Workflow

Career Metis

Not only can they help improve HR workflow overall, they include tools such as attendance and payroll software, onboarding process improvement, even online recruiting system tools. Attendance Tracking NO. Attendance Tracking YES. Attendance Tracking YES. One time).

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Empower Employees & Learn to Lead Without Authority


Every manager wants their employees to be happy, productive, and to feel a sense of purpose in their work. At the same time, help your team members understand the expectations you have for them. Put expectations and boundaries into place before any issues arise around commitments, timing, and/or compliance. Encourage Career Development & Growth. Attend conferences, events, and training outside of the office.

Perspectives19: 20 Years in the Making


While trying not to feel too old about this, I’m proud to say I have attended 18 of the past 20 events. It was great to connect with many other colleagues I’ve come to know over the years attending this event. Ron Hovsepian discussing the future of work at Perspectives19.

Want to Increase Your Employee Survey Scores?


on a 5-point Likert Scale), but also business outcomes such as customer satisfaction; productivity; voluntary turnover; sales; and safety. Invite senior leaders to periodically attend staff meetings and provide updates to your team. Career Development. Create career development plans with employees that have specific action steps. Align indi­vidual development with the needs of the organization.