Conference Attendance 301

China Gorman

In 2010 I wrote Conference Attendance 101 , a post on my blog, Data Point Tuesday. Attending HR conferences successfully – getting the most out of the experience – really has taken careful planning and tons of time management.

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

So no pressure to attend every event during the three days. Price : $695 until February 1, then $895, certification only options also available. Founded by Sigmar Recruitment, this one day convention surely is a great option for Europe-based professionals who can’t afford spending too much money or time at an event. Just like the above one (happening at the same time), the event is located in the impressive venue of the Florida Hotel.

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The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

So no pressure to attend every event during the three days. Price : $695 until February 1, then $895, certification only options also available. Founded by Sigmar Recruitment, this one day convention surely is a great option for Europe-based professionals who can’t afford spending too much money or time at an event. Just like the above one (happening at the same time), the event is located in the impressive venue of the Florida Hotel.

More Results from the 2015 Policies Survey!

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday’s Advisor began to explore BLR’s 2015 Policy Practices Survey. Policy Distribution. Employee handbooks continue to be the preferred method of distributing policies to employees for 49.3% provide policies to employees via loose-leaf memo, and 1.3%

People Sourcing Certification Programme ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

People Sourcing Certification Programme. So, I’m currently setting out doing some initial self-study (I might post more about this in early January) and will be attending Irina’s People Sourcing Certification Program on, and following on from, 29 January.

What Is Bereavement Time Off?


An employee may request time off from work during this emotional time. Here’s a primer on the basics of bereavement time off. What is bereavement time off? Is bereavement time off paid or unpaid leave? Should proof be required for bereavement time off?

FMLA Retaliation or Unauthorized Use of Vacation Time?

HR Daily Advisor

An employee claimed she was terminated by her employer for taking time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to cope with a back injury. She initially worked full-time, but she took leave in 2010 and 2012 to care for her newborn children. By Shane A.

10 Things That Higher Ed Professionals Need to Know About MSCHE Accreditation 

Career Metis

Graduates from accredited institutions have a competitive edge in the workplace over their peers who attended non-accredited schools. Additionally, accreditation determines whether or not some students can attend your school at all.

Do You Know How to Manage Unemployment Claims?

Tandem HR

If you find yourself in a situation where you need to fill a position quickly, remember it’s smarter and often less costly to take your time and hire only the best applicant. Document everything throughout an employee’s time with your company, from employment applications to dismissal.

bedbug-sniffing dogs at work, using vacation time for a work training, and more

Ask a Manager

The sister location has been having trouble with bedbugs in the building for some time, and over the past couple of months have gone through the paces of localized spraying, fumigation, and even bringing in bug-sniffing dogs (I didn’t know there were dogs that could sniff out bed bugs!) After the latest round of fumigation, the traps were still catching bugs and the dog was brought back to the location, but this time to sniff individuals as they entered the building.

Companies Need to Be Open To a New Definition of Family

HR Bartender

I believe family-friendly policies are terrific. It’s time for organizations to recognize that. Your aunt isn’t considered family under our bereavement policy.”. Company policies that mention family should be written to be more inclusive. Revisit policies.

More Tips for Artfully Handling Bereavement Leave

HR Daily Advisor

Today we will discuss a few more tips for handling these policies with grace. Be sure your bereavement leave policy explains who is eligible for this type of leave and how much paid leave time will be available. For immediate family members, more time is usually granted.

Is It Time to Rethink the College Degree Requirement?


Is loosening policies about academic credentials to broaden the talent pool an idea that gets a lot of play in LinkedIn discussion forums, but one that few employers are implementing? Having certifications and other documentation that validates knowledge or expertise is also weighed by well over half the survey participants (66%), followed by skills assessments (40%), and referral by a current employee (28%). With U.S.

Bookmark This! #SHRM18 Conference Edition

HR Bartender

Over 22,000 human resources professionals were in attendance. Speaking of things certification-related, SHRM also recently announced a new specialty credential for talent acquisition professionals. And I can spend time getting to know new bloggers.

Free HR and Payroll Learning Opportunity: Kronos Fall eSymposium

HR Bartender

As human resources professionals, we’re often so focused on everyone else’s development that we forget to schedule time for ourselves. But before I share some highlights from the agenda, I want to talk about some other reasons you should attend.

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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. 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.

Innovation vs efficiency ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital (HCM)

Strategic HCM

I try to post on most of the conference I attend, but sometimes struggle to get as much time as Id like. Competing in a global economy in difficult times requires new ways of thinking and doing. People Sourcing Certification Programme. UK government policy. (43).

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FMLA Training Scenario: Doctor’s Note Requirements for Intermittent Leave

HR Daily Advisor

For this reason, employee attendance is essential to the employer’s operation. Speedy interprets the policy to require a note within 15 days of the absence or tardy date. The stated frequency for flare-ups on the medical certification was 1 to 2 times per month.

Are Unpaid Disciplinary Suspensions FMLA Interference and Retaliation?

HR Daily Advisor

Under GM’s attendance policy, employees must notify the company of absences at least 30 minutes before their shift starts. Melvin testified that he understood the use of vacation time to cover unexcused absences as a “free pass.” In a recent decision, the U.S.

Is Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) a Boon for Employees?


FMLA is a federal law that gives enough time to employees to take care of their own health or their family member’s. The leave is provided for reasons which are pre-defined in the policy. Military people can also take time off for above reasons and to recover from a service-related injury. » Generally, employees are given a period of 12 weeks as time off each year. In some cases, an employee may need to use FMLA leave at multiple times in a period of 12 months.

ADA and FMLA Best Practices Pay Off for Cash-Handling Company

HR Daily Advisor

Marvin,” who was with her in the truck, testified that at the time of the incident, she wasn’t driving erratically, and he didn’t see anything that indicated she was having a seizure. by Martin J. Regimbal. The U.S.

13 Tips for #SHRM17 Conference Attendees

HR Bartender

Plan your schedule but save some time for impromptu meetings. If you’re a scheduling freak like me, I block off free time to use for last minute coffee meetings (or sneaking off to Café du Monde! ). Download the SHRM Certification app before you leave. Works every time.

7 Careers in Local Government if You Love Public Service

Career Metis

2) Director of Public Policy. A director of public policy can not only help local governments comply with existing laws and regulations but can also help to create new policies or push for changes at a higher level.

A Day in the Life of a Human Resources Director (HRD)


This is another installment in our “Day in the Life” series, this time focusing on the HR directors out there. Jen Company/industry: K-12 private school plus Day Care Years with current company: 10 Years in HR: 14 Degree/Certification: BS Average day: There is no average day!

Developing An Intentional Learning Culture

HR Bartender

It’s responsible for all training, except technical operations and flight operations (mechanics and pilots, respectfully; required due to maintaining their Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certifications, although we do train their instructors and new hires in our orientation).

Disputed Absences Prevent FMLA Victory for Kentucky Employer

HR Daily Advisor

A federal court in Kentucky recently ruled that a Kentucky employer must go to trial in a Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) case in part because there were disputes over whether an employee was absent and whether he had been given FMLA paperwork at the time of the absences.

Ask the Expert: Deeming Employee ‘Ineligible’ for Leave Isn’t Always Simple

HR Daily Advisor

However, she is a kitchen designer and most of the time she is scheduled to open the showroom by herself, so attendance is an essential duty of her job. ADA & Disabilities Leave Management, Policy, and Compliance accommodation employees Leave Management leave of absence

Want Your Employees’ Enthusiasm Score to Jump from 37% to 87.5%? Read On!

HR Daily Advisor

Policy/Handbook Changes. The ATC evaluated their current procedures/policies: Of those that did not allow flextime, which ones were negotiable? Is there truly a business need for these nonflexible policies? We pay for: PMP certification and recertification.

Refusal to Undergo Medical Exam Tanks Michigan Worker’s ADA Claim

HR Daily Advisor

Sam’s performance began to suffer about the same time. The city later sought certification from his therapist that he was “capable of performing his duties, as required, so that he and his fellow employees’ safety is not compromised.” The U.S.

Effective and Flexible Employee Management

nettime solutions

Especially if you are manually keeping track of their time punches, activities, and job - related costs. A comprehensive employee management system can enhance your daily operations – whenever, wherever, in real-time. Set up reminders related to employee certifications.

“Honest Belief” Can Justify Investigation


Ensure that the employee is reasonably using the time allowed as provided by the physician on a complete and sufficient provider certification. Southwest Airlines , the employer’s attendance policy clearly defined Rydalch’s reason for termination.

Employer Strategies for Successfully Hiring Justice Involved Job Candidates

ExactHire HR Trends

Increased awareness and support for inclusive hiring practices coupled with historically low unemployment suggest that the time is ripe for employers to implement strategies that successfully source and retain justice involved individuals. The time is now.

10 Things Businesses Might Not Know About California’s Paid Sick Leave Law


The latest CalChamber Capitol News Report, featuring Erika Frank, CalChamber vice president, legal affairs and general counsel, and Jeff Belaski, general manager of the Waffle Experience, calls attention to how the PSL policy is implemented, accrual methods, recordkeeping and penalties.

Getting Strategic in 2016

HR Daily Advisor

Consider the attitude that, “Well, every time we set a goal, something comes up, and nothing is ever completed—so why bother setting the goal in the first place?”. the New Year doesn’t just have to be about paperwork, posters, and policies. By Holly Jones, JD, Senior Legal Editor.

The Wonders of a 6-Hour Workday

HR Daily Advisor

In this example, one major benefit was found in improved patient care because the nursing staff was well-rested and better able to attend to patient needs. Employees gain valuable time to spend outside of work. HR Policies & Procedures 2015 benefits business productivity

Case Study: Price Brothers, Inc.


Managers and employees alike appreciate the mobile app features which allows them to check paystubs and request/approve vacation time. You’re coming out with new features all the time and combined in one unified system makes it easy to use. Time & Attendance.

8 Ways to Reduce Employee Burnout (& Prevent Turnover)

Brazen HR

With nearly four in ten employees naming burnout as their reason for searching for a new job, it’s no wonder so many companies are concerned about their employees not taking enough time off to recharge. This gap in communication can cause workers to feel afraid of taking time off.