Bookmark This! Resources to Develop HR Competencies

HR Bartender

At this year’s Society for Human Resource Management Annual Conference (SHRM), I ran across some wonderful tools to help with developing HR competencies. If you’re mentoring or coaching an HR professional, these are great suggestions for professional development of HR competencies.

94 Example Performance Review Phrases for Common Skills and Competencies


As this can be a nerve-wracking time for employees, it is vital that those conducting the performance review do so in a comprehensive and positive way. Goals and outlooks As many businesses are very busy, there sometimes isn’t enough time to check in with all of your employees on a personal basis. Take the time during a performance review to set out some personal goals with the employee and talk about their role in the wider scheme.

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Tactics for Career Development: How You Can Become More Successful with an Executive Coach


Executive coaching, which focuses on developing emerging leaders, is a powerful way for your employer to create a succession pipeline of people who are ready to step into more senior positions. Do you need an executive coach? So, do you need an executive coach?

5 Ways To Improve Employee Development At Your Company


Help your managers be better coaches. Most managers have been told that they should be a great coach to their employees, but what does that really mean ? It’s unfortunate that these vital competencies have been de-emphasized in corporate environments.

What You Should Know About Leadership Development Training

Workplace Psychology

The second mistake is a tendency to try to cram too much content into the training and expecting participants who attend the leadership development program to instantly become an instant expert or a “leader” (i.e., Compass: Your Guide for Leadership Development and Coaching.

employee lied about coronavirus to get time off work, coworker sprayed Lysol at me, and more

Ask a Manager

She was given two weeks of paid time off. Policy is not to ask for doctor’s notes or documentation for time off for illness or bereavement unless it is extreme circumstances. But he’s continued to say it and is insisting that I tell him the day, venue, and time.

10 Ideal Jobs for People who are Not Afraid of Heights

Career Metis

There are, however, a number of people who not only aren’t afraid of heights, but they simply enjoy spending their time on high altitudes. 6) Flight attendant. That’s why being a flight attendant can be a demanding and stressful occupation.

Brittany Gilman: “Respect others; their time, their humanity”

Thrive Global

Brittany is a former professional athlete, strength and conditioning coach, and current CEO of BG Sports Enterprises and Soccer Agent. At age 11, Brittany competed in the Junior Olympics for skiing and took third in the U14 Slalom. Brittany fell in love with the sport and was competing in big air and slopestyle within three years of learning. By age 17 she was competing in semi-professional competitions and by 19 she was a sponsored athletes and on the Professional circuit.

How to Choose HR Software Vendor in 2019?


Besides time and cost saving, ensure that you pick a software that aligns with your objectives and adds significant value to your business. Selecting a suitable HR software vendor can be a challenging and overwhelming task.

Fake it until you make it

OmegaHR Solutions

You have to attend a meeting and you have to look attentive. This does not mean you are pretending, rather you have to genuinely take on the role, according to Sean Kavanagh, an acting coach McCammon checked with on this subject. Sometimes you have to act like you care.

6 Tactics LinkedIn’s Product Team Used to Cut Its Time to Hire in Half

Linkedin Talent Blog

And the average time to “approved for hire” was 83 days. The average time to approved for hire has dropped from 83 days to 41, and 93% of the time interviewers are now completing their feedback (usually, within 24 hours). Or, “Not right now, but maybe at another time.”.

How to Learn From Experience

Conversation Matters

Learning from experience requires setting aside time to learn, but equally important, it requires being in conversation with peers with whom learners can reflect on their own experience and contrast that with the experience of others. Think of it as gestation time. Coaching Ourselves®.

How to Rise Above Your Fear of Success

Dr. Nadine

She was so eager to secure the position, which was opportunely vacant at the time, that she paid out of her pocket to retain me as her executive coach. As the first member of her family to attend college, she had always been a high achiever and somewhat of an outlier in her family.

Give Your New Managers the Tools to Succeed

HR Bartender

When managers are focused on that one job, they hire the best talent, train for success, coach for high performance, and retain employees. They can take a vacation or attend a conference with confidence, knowing that the department isn’t going to fall apart.

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The 2015 Performance Management Survey Is In!

HR Daily Advisor

Completion of specific goals is a measurement criterion for 50.7%, and our favorite catchall “other” includes: Competencies. Coaching discussions on a semiregular basis. Attendance awards. Performance evaluations accomplish their intended goal most of the time for 47.3%.

5 Steps for Managers to Crush the Mid-Year Performance Review


Performance evaluations are stressful times for employees, who often view approaching reviews with dread — especially if they only meet with managers once or twice a year. Become a Coach, Not a Judge. Switching from the role of an evaluator to that of a coach is a subtle but important shift. As your employee’s coach, your role in a performance review is to help him or her succeed — which ultimately helps your organization succeed.

managing virtual teams and leading a flexible work environment

O.C. Tanner

These factors form the basis of a strong team and must be present if projects are going to be completed on time, on budget and exceeding client expectations. In addition, support tools must be provided to virtual team members through: Just-in-time training.

How to Turn a New Company Policy from Negative to Positive

HR Bartender

For the first time, Kronos was named one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work. Employees like time off. You would think that any benefit that gives employees more time off would be met with cheers and adoration. I recently had the chance to hear about how Kronos rolled out their open time off policy and I thought you would find it interesting.

The One Employee Performance Review Template to Rule Them All

Digital HR Tech

After goals are set, employees are monitored, coached, and developed. In the second approach, specific competencies are assessed based on specific behaviors – again by the manager. Not every job has clearly set competencies. Measuring performance using competencies.

The Key Interview Question Many Hiring Managers Forget to Ask

The People Equation

As Executive Coach Dana Theus writes in her piece on accomplishments, “stating an accomplishment is a very word-efficient and intuitive way for [interviewers] to envision [a candidate’s] competencies.” Or, I will say, “think of it as telling me a story about a time when you.”

Leadership Patterns Discovered at Global Institute of Leadership Development

Conscious Culture Group

I recently had the pleasure of coaching eleven executives during Linkage’s annual meeting for the Global Institute of Leadership Development. During the event, leaders attended amazing sessions with speakers including Carla Harris, Dave Logan, and Nando Parrado, among others. Coaching.

An Open Letter to HR on Policies, Regulating, and Training (10 years later)


I attended a supervisor training where we spent two whole days listening to people whose favorite phrases were don’t do this and don’t do that. Why aren’t we giving our people lessons on coaching and leadership in addition to the rest of that stuff?

The Future of Leadership Development: How Healthcare Employers Can Get It Right


Leaders need training to be optimally effective,” he says, noting that many organizations haven’t taken the time to provide effective leadership training. Provide Coaching and Training. Implementing training programs can be time-consuming.

Increase Employee Retention with Career Pathing


As businesses compete to attract top-notch talent, the need to retain and engage existing employees becomes increasingly important. Focus on three aspects of your employee’s professional development: Identifying strengths and competencies.

From a Training Culture to a Learning Culture

ATD Human Capital

Do managers encourage employees to learn and develop competencies? Employees and their managers assume that if new competencies are needed, they can rely on this centralized function. In a training culture, departmental units in the organization compete for information.

There Is No New Normal – Now What?

Career Partners International

As teams around the globe have gone remote seemingly overnight, many employers are realizing that productivity, in many cases, has increased in addition to other benefits such as lower costs, efficiency, greater reach, time savings, and more time with loved ones.

Prevent Workplace Theft

ExactHire HR Trends

Sometimes this inexact science results in a new hire that lacks certain skills or competence. In this scenario, a poor hiring decision can be overcome through employee training or coaching. Time Theft: using company time to conduct personal business.

How to Keep Your Virtual Meetings Efficient and Productive

Thrive Global

We asked our Thrive community to share the small techniques they are using to keep their meetings efficient and productive during this time. It can become a hectic task to keep up with all Zoom meetings, so I do my best to only attend events that will need my direct input during them.

The Similarities Between Gen Z and Millennials—Are You Prepared?

HR Daily Advisor

One in 10 Generation Zers claim they would rather read the full iTunes terms and conditions than attend formal workplace training. Compelled by Coaching. Just when you thought you had figured out the Millennials in your organization, a new generation is knocking at your door.

What NOT To Do Before An Interview


This one may seem counter-intuitive since standard interview advice includes the phrase “early is on time and on time is late.” Sign up now, create a profile that shows who you are and what you can do, and employers will compete to hire you

8 Ways to Prepare for Your Future Career While Still at University

Career Metis

While completing your module assignments, essays and courseworks, you need to understand what specific skills and competencies are demanded by your industry. It takes time for educational establishments to ‘digest’ recent innovations, prepare learning materials and introduce to them students.

Leadership Patterns Discovered at Global Institute of Leadership Development

Conscious Culture Group

I recently had the pleasure of coaching eleven executives during Linkage’s annual meeting for the Global Institute of Leadership Development. As a quick overview, leaders attended amazing sessions during the week with speakers including Carla Harris, Dave Logan, Nando Parrado among others.

Top 15 Employee Engagement Strategies for 2020


An employee enters an organization with three key expectations: Career Competence. If the management and reporting managers spend dedicated time and involvement in discussing and planning out the careers of its employees, they will feel that they belong to the organization. Competence.

Will Sports Help Women Win the Business World?

Thrive Global

I started competing in schoolyards and camps since I was five years old, and I joined the track team at 13. A few seconds later, while I was lying on the ground, my assistant track coach bent down to scream in my ear that we do not ever make excuses and we always finish practice.

Out With Comparisons, In With Confidence


I recently attended a Business Chicks Breakfast at which Nasty Gal founder and Executive Chairperson Sophia Amoruso spoke. It’s a timely lesson for us all. How many times did you get back up when you fell down? How many times were you in the right place at the right time, helping a friend or colleague? Caroline McGuire is a Coach and HR Consultant specialising in maximising potential for individuals both personally and within the workplace.